Well this summer is turning into a real sizzler. Not only have we had scorching hot weather but we also saw Andy Murray win at Wimbledon! If you have been watching the sport this season you might even have seen some of our fantastic furniture featured in the VIP areas of some famous sporting events!
We were recently very excited to be helping to create the Veuve Clicquot VIP lounge at The Boodles Tennis tournament and we provided some lovely lounge furniture to the Duke of Essex Polo. It’s great to be able to transform a marquee and turn it into a luxurious hospitality tent so that people can really enjoy their sporting experience.
If you are going to be running a summer sporting event and want a VIP lounge you need to think carefully about what you need. For seating our Marrakesh Club sofa sets are always really popular as they look fantastic in bright white and also provide a comfortable and relaxed seating area for spectators to chat about the sport and for tired players to enjoy a rest after the match has finished.
Accessories are also important for a sporting occasion as teams might want to see furnishings in their particular colour. You can see in the photo that we used gold cushions to match the distinctive Veuve Clicquot colouring and we have a range of cushions and ottomans in a variety of colours which will really help show your dedication to your team.
One thing that you will need lots of at a summer sports event is champagne – whether it’s for toasting the winners or commiserating the losers. You certainly won’t want it to be warm though which is where our giant champagne buckets come in. These stunning silver champagne bowls hold several bottles of champagne and will keep them lovely and chilled. They look amazing too and you could even fill them with fruit to make a stylish table centrepiece.
Of course with the British weather you need to be prepared for all eventualities too. We have some brilliant Cantilever umbrellas which will make sure that guests are protected rain and shine and we also have some uber cool Athena patio heaters which are perfect for heating up a chilly day. They are also great for adding additional warmth to an evening event and mean that your guests will able to stay out even when the sun has gone in.
If everyone will be partying into the early hours at your sports event after the hard work of the day is over make sure that you add atmosphere and ambience with our silver lanterns which look fantastic flickering in the dusk.