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Birthday marquee in late feb??

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honeydue3 Tue 02-Feb-16 23:30:09

It's my DDs 1st birthday party and we are throwing a party at home for family/close friends but our house needs some extra space for all the people.
Im thinking of hire a marquee to be attached at the back of the house onto the patio. I was told a blow heater will be suitable to warm up the space and I will also hire carpet to be put down.
Has anyone had experience of hiring a marquee in winter?
Will this be ok for children as well as adults to use?
How can I make it child friendly and a space they will want to use instead of running upstairs into the bedrooms? smile

Bunbaker Tue 02-Feb-16 23:39:32

To me this seems a bit OTT for a first birthday. Does it have to be on such a large scale? Your baby won't be aware of what is going on.

We just had MIL, SIL, BIL and godparents for tea for DD's first birthday.

honeydue3 Tue 02-Feb-16 23:43:37

Our family is quite big and i'm worried that it will be tight.
i'm not planning a large marquee.

figureofspeech Mon 08-Feb-16 17:53:45

Seems ok but could you hire the local community/church hall instead? The hall I hired cost £50 so significantly cheaper than hiring a marquee I would think.

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