what to expect at THE showcase

Experience our luxury marquees and tipis in all their splendour at our 2025 Showcase.  This year, as well as our usual plethora of amazing suppliers, we are teasing you with something not ready to announce.  We will be have a special party in the evening on the Saturday, as part of an immersive experience in our Sailcloth Tent, with food to purchase and dancing to be done!  More details later and ALL welcome from far and wide.

If you are planning a wedding or a spectacular event, this is a diary date not to miss. Wander amongst the beautiful marquee alternatives as they are brought to life by live bands and performers, filled with our furniture and finishing touches, and dressed by amazing florists and interior designers. 


Children welcome – Dogs welcome



11am – 3pm & Special party event from 6pm onwards


11am – 3pm



Events Under Canvas HQ, Great Gilberts Farm, Bluegate Lane, Capel St Mary IP9 2JX

Our Showcase Events are held annually, every April. All our tipis and tents are on show, dressed and ready for a special event.  Suppliers are there to meet and share their services and products. 

an immersive experience FOR SATURDAY NIGHT

If you want to experience our tents at night and soak up the atmosphere as it is transformed by the night drawing in and the twinkling of fairy lights, then join us for our ‘party time’ from 7pm onwards.  More details to follow, but everyone welcome and you’ll be able to purchase food and drink and have a dance.  Bring your friends, more the merrier. 

We hope you can join us.

Pre-booking is recommended, and walk-ins also accepted, pending availability – details of how to book to come soon. 



Our Events Under Canvas expert team will be on hand all through the event to answer any burning questions you might have.

See our spectacular range of tipis and tents, perfect for weddings and events

Guests have the chance to wander amongst our full range of tents and tipis, experiencing and sampling a whole catalogue of additional services including catering, entertainment, photo booths, floristry and many more.

Meet our recommended suppliers

Meet and chat to a full range of our recommended suppliers attending, across these categories:

  • Venues
  • Bridal services
  • Caterers
  • Drinks
  • Floristry
  • Finishing Touches
  • Entertainment
  • Event planners
  • Vehicles
  • Photographers and videographers

Tipis and tents on display on the day

Take a look at which tipis and tents will be constructed and available to experience on our Showcase Event day:

  • Single Tipi
  • 3 Tipis + Kung (all joined together)
  • Kung
  • 4 pole Grand Sailcloth
  • 2 Pole Medium Sailcloth
  • Stretch Tent 10x15m
  • Stretch Tent 10x6m
  • Catering tent
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