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Before its incorporation into the GL events UK group of companies, Peterborough-based Snowdens was a marquee-hire specialist with an enviable reputation for the highest possible standards of customer care and a proud events heritage, making Snowdens the perfect match for GL events UK.

Snowdens’ event pedigree dates back to 1820, when the Cambridgeshire rope and tent-making company first began trading on the banks of the river Nene. Even in its earliest days, quality, service and the pursuit of customer satisfaction were essential elements characterising the company.

Snowdens’ horizons have expanded considerably over the last 200 years; but these fundamental elements still characterise the service delivered by GL events locally, across the UK, and throughout the world.

Building upon our Snowdens heritage

We’re continuously expanding on the great success and popularity of Snowdens marquees. Flexibility and personal service are key to the GL events approach. Our experienced team of account managers look at the individual needs of every customer enquiry and tailor a solution accordingly to deliver the very best value for money event solution.

GL events can be involved in your event as much or as little as you need. From the provision of a basic structure shell, to expert advice, support and guidance (including the supply of fixtures, fittings, lighting, heating, washrooms, power distribution and theme effects) – it’s up to you!

Snowdens marquees

Like Snowdens before us, GL events specialises in marquee hire, from traditional pole tents to contemporary aluminium framed structures. You can choose a compact marquee or go large: our 90 foot-wide Showspan giant marquee is capable of accommodating up to 15,000 people. We have a range of stylish marquees available to hire for every event.

Snowdens marquees are widely found at country shows, trade shows, festivals, exhibitions, graduations, religious events and sporting events across the country. Whether you are an event organiser requiring one large marquee to accommodate an entire exhibition, or perhaps require a smaller trade show structure to accommodate your exhibits, we can accommodate.

GL events also specialises in the provision of seasonal short-term storage structures for the agricultural, food processing and packaging markets. Offering structures for hire of up to three months, we can provide storage over peak periods, such as the run up to Christmas. You can rely on GL events, with the full benefit of our Snowdens heritage, to provide an ideal short-term, cost-effective alternative to more permanent storage solutions.