This is rapidly becoming one of our favourite lighting designs to install in the large barn at Ufton Court - hundreds of metres of beautiful festoon lights hanging from the beams in random loops.
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These hanging umbrellas made an eye-catching centrepiece over a cosy seating area for a Berkshire barn wedding.
With its high oak beams and large balcony, Bonhams Barn is a great space to decorate with lights.
Since we were first asked to install a canopy made up of random loops of festoon lights, the design has really caught on!
On this occasion we installed an enormous number of lights for a wedding in the fantastic, rustic barn at North Hidden Farm in Berkshire.
The spec for this large installation was to create an impressive feature which would lower the ceiling height of this enormous barn and provide subtle lighting for the evening wedding reception.
We think the result looked superb!
The Priory is a big, beautiful barn wedding venue set in the village of Little Wymondley in Hertfordshire.
We added this canopy of crossed strands of festoon lights to the barn for a recent wedding.
This canopy of festoon lights looked great installed as a series of crosses along the length of the great barn at Lillbrooke Manor.
We seem to have been at Ufton Court a lot in the past year!
We've built up quite a portfolio of different designs, including this one which makes use of the high beams to hang lots of random loops of festoon lights all over the main barn.
Back to another of our favourite regular venues, Bix Manor.
This time we installed this lovely simple canopy of festoon lights in the main barn area.
This was one of our favourite weddings so far this year!
The theme was a mix of Disney and village fete. The couple and their families made so many thoughtful touches, the barn looked absolutely amazing…
Festoon lights are perfect for lighting a barn wedding. They give an even coverage of flattering, warm white light and can be dimmed to set the mood just right.
Festoon lights look great installed overhead as a ceiling canopy. This one was at the Oxford Union in the debating chamber.
Here are our top tips for what’s hot this year and how to use lighting to make the most of your style. Whether you’re a rustic, elegant or country bride colour, sparkle and texture are in so be bold and think big!
Here’s something a bit different. We recently provided the lighting for Oxford University’s annual Michaelmas Ball in the Oxford Union Debating Chamber. This year’s theme was “A Night on the Titanic”.
Festoon lights are a great way to light outdoor areas at your wedding. They can be hung overhead or strung informally between trees and buildings for a fabulous, rustic effect. Festoons give a lovely warm light, and the multiple bulbs spread light evenly to eliminate shadows.
Fairy lights are fantastic but if you’re looking for something a little different, festoon lighting is worth considering. It provides good ambient light and the larger bulbs are a stylish touch to suit country fayre, vintage and elegant weddings.
Here are some photos of our festoon light canopy with gold uplighting at a wedding in the beautiful Monk’s Barn in Hurley.
We just wanted to send you a quick email to thank Oakwood Events for all the hard work that helped make our wedding such an amazing day. We absolutely loved it and can't wait to see the photos and video to relive the memories.
The fairy lights were perfection and created the most beautiful space - I couldn't have been happier. Your team did a fantastic job and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend you to other couples looking to make their space enchanting.