Thursday, December 23, 2010

Money saving tips - Oasis comments on Conde Nast BRIDES blog

It's all about cuts, cuts and more cuts.
We're firm in the belief that we need to lead clients away from the constant chatter about "the pinch" with enthusiasm and confidence in the value of of our products and our service.
Meanwhile, we're all too aware that with the imminent VAT rise is playing havoc with people's attitude to spending, and budget savings must be made.  When it comes to weddings any savings are a blessing so we gave a few top tips to Helen at Brides Magazine.co.uk
http://www.bridesmagazine.co.uk/blogs/wedding-budget-planning/101220-oasis-events-money-saving-reception.aspx

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Photo Competition - October 2010 winner

What a fabulous transformation - tractor-shed to wedding tent, with carousel to boot.  The mind boggles as to what else one could possibly want at a wedding?!  Congratulations Anna, thank you for bringing us this brilliant challenge and for sharing your photos.


Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Moroccan themed party in a marquee for 100 guests

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Travelling Soukhs

It's that time of year and everyone is thinking Christmas presents - already! - as if the clocks go back and Christmas is already upon us?!
We've been involved in a charity christmas fair near us as a fund raiser and an opportunity to show off our lining range to our local market.





Also looking around there are many of these fairs, so if you want to bag all your stocking fillers in one day you could do worse than investigate this organisation who have done well on publicity recently - http://www.thetravellingsouk.com/

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

More winning shots

August - Immaculate connection
Two genuine Bedouin tents connected to create one exotic, single space





September - Jasmine scented
Oasis' new range of linings as the background for a beautiful, autumnal wedding table with vintage roses and oak leaves for the table centres - inspired...

Thursday, August 05, 2010

Photo competition - catching up

Playing catch up on our photo competition, our only excuse being - we've been BUSY!

Winter months and our winners are interior transformations:

March: Cosy Saffron in Penzance
Congratulations to Capability Events


April: An interior transformation 
within the grandeur of Westonbirt school

Finally - a decent British summer - so some sunshine for our Bedouin Tent

May: Well done the team - immaculately connected tents - the perfect party venue.  
And our early days of Indigo, ahhhh... first love....


June: Atmosphere at Rhossili Beach 
- voted the best in Britain, and not just becasue of our tent ;-)
Congratulations to Nathalie Wilson

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Oasis Photo competition: July winner - BIKINI DAYS

Thanks to our clients Patricia and Jenny from Berkshire who provided this image capturing a day in the life of a Bedouin Tent during a scorching hot July 2010 - we love it!
There's a bottle of prize bubbly in the post!

Monday, August 02, 2010

Dany Fremantle feature in Gloucestershire Echo

Dany was interviewed and photographed for a full colour feature in the Gloucestershrie Echo Weekend magazine on Saturday 31st July.  The full story from the start of Oasis by Dany's mother Biny 15 years ago to the present day was accurately reported by Lucy Parford.  Lucy wrote a great article highlighting all that is special and different about our family business, particularly our ability to give the wow factor all year round in everything from large scale marquees to cosy Bedouin Tents and village hall transformations.  Thanks Lucy - the article was a real hit and the phones have been HOT today!

Berkshire Life: On the social scene

Thanks to Lorraine and the committee at St Piran's School for agreeing to feature in August's edition of Berkshire life with a fine set of photos showing the Oasis school hall transformation. 

Oasis Rococo linings and lights featured as the back drop for a Baroque Ball on a grand scale in a 15m x 30m sports hall.  Looking at the happy faces, beautiful gowns and prefect Oasis installation - badminton was the last thing on their minds!

Friday, July 30, 2010

Palms in Somerset at your winter party? No problem

Wedding Ideas Magazine profiled Oasis SAFFRON with a Thai Twist for their VENUE NEWS section this July.  SAFFRON is our signature colour and has been the backdrop for our well know Middle-Eastern style settings since we started 15 years ago, but can also work for a Thai or Tapas look.  And as the article says - distance and time of year are no object - we like the challenge and we know what we're doing!

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Oasis installs at WOMAD SPA

For the second year running we have been asked to provide the environment for the SPA at this eclectic world music festival.  Drop in to see two connected structures filled with saffron lining and pendant lights, persian rugs, furniture and palms - dedicated rest rooms for weary revellers.  Screens and mirrors provide discreet areas for treatments.

Friday, July 16, 2010

The music made it

Clients down in Wiltshire this month made the most of the glorious weather and their tent with a suprise performance by the singing waiters.  Nice to see some black and white photography of Oasis interiors.  Don't forget to send us your photos of an Oasis event - monthly winners of our photo competition win a bottle of champagne.

Launch in the Cotswolds

We made a colourful splash at Wyck Hill House Hotel yesterday for the launch of cotswold-homes.com.  We have a page on this locally focussed website and helped with the launch by bringing along one of our beautiful Indigo tents.  Look out for images of the tent and its visitors in Cotswold Style.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Oasis features in an article on FAMILY BUSINESSES

Oasis was founded by Dany's mum, who is still with the company; and with three maternity leavers back in the fold in 2010 we certainly live up to that title! 




Stand Out is a trade magazine providing organisers, marketeers, agencies, local authorities and not-for-profit organisations with the information we need to make our events stand out from the competition.

Sunday, June 06, 2010

Oasis... The Next Generation

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The Next Generation

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Our new Rococo linings are stylish and elegant. They have been used for opulent weddings, balls and birthdays. You can watch our latest video showing the new linings here.
Two years ago Oasis created a Moroccan Kasbah for the summer ball committee at St Piran's School, Maidenhead.  For June 2010 Rococo transformed the same 15m wide x 30m sports hall into a Baroque Ball for 230 guests which features in the forthcoming edition of Berkshire Life. Here are some shots from the technically challenging installation at St Piran's:
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Keeping it in the family...

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SaffronOasis provided Saffron for one of our earliest marquee interior clients, Alison Mott in 2004, and Oasis Rococo for her son's wedding in Hertfordshire in May 2010 - due to feature in Your Herts and Beds Wedding magazine.
The Oasis family has grown - four Oasis babies since we moved to our site on the Oxfordshire / Gloucestershire border. All three new mothers are back on the team following maternity leave.  Welcome back Julie, Abby and Dany.
Oasis features in Stand Out Magazine's summer edition in an article on family business - a trade magazine providing event organisers with information on the event, party and exhibition industries.

Oasis Offers

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Keep it in the family: We now offer 10% discounts for previous clients the next time you book Oasis.
Winter party: We're also offering 10% discounts for events from November 2010 to March 2011.  We install tents and linings inside buildings or heaters can be used to create cosy outdoor spaces.
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Planning a party for 2011?

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VAT goes up to 20% on 4th January 2011 - book now and save 2.5% on deposits and balances paid in 2010 for events in 2011 and beyond.
Stay in touch with us all year round:
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 Check in with our Blog
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Friday, May 28, 2010

Rococo build video

You can see our new Oasis Rococo design in action on this YouTube video:

Friday, May 14, 2010

Lovely Clients

What a great way to end the weekend - a client writes: 
"I honestly can't thank you enough for all your help and, in our case, your patience! It's been an absolute pleasure working with you and I really appreciate your quick responses and helpful suggestions.....things like that make all the difference. It's no surprise that you win awards for customer care!"

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Press Release - Indulge with Indigo



April 2010

INDULGE WITH INDIGO
Oasis introduce new range of Bedouin Tents


Oasis are updating their Bedouin tents for the 2010 summer season.  The company, whose beautiful and authentic tents are sourced from the Middle East , have introduced a new range of Indigo tents.  Following Middle Eastern tradition where Indigo has been used as a natural dyestuff for thousands of years, they have commissioned their new range of tents in striking Indigo canvas.

The Indigo exteriors come with Oasis saffron yellow hand-printed interior lining featuring navy and burgundy block printing.  The tents can be used for parties, dining, chilling out and even sleeping.   The tents are perfect for parties of up to 60 guests under one roof. Clients can hire multiple tents or ask the company to decorate interior spaces.

Mark Fremantle, Managing Director of Oasis said:  “We are always seeking new looks for our tents as well as for the event interiors we create.  The indigo colour is stunning and for those looking for something different it will be perfect.  Now we can offer clients who have enjoyed our professional service in the past, a totally new look”. 

For further information, please contact Oasis on 01608 651100 or visit www.oasistents.co.uk

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For further press information or photographs, please contact:
Emma Walton, Walton Public Relations. www.waltonpr.com
Tel: 01451 821800 Mobile: 07515 357842 Email: emma@waltonpr.com
Notes to Editors:

  • Oasis is based in Gloucestershire and operates throughout the UK.
  • The company undertakes parties for 20 to 100s guests.
  • They work in almost any environment from marquees to farm barns and can transform boring, blank spaces into magical party venues.
  • Mark, Dany and their team have built their reputation on an eye for detail and perfection.

Press Release - Oasis launch Rococo

 

March 2010

PRETTY IN PRINTS
Oasis launch a new look


Oasis Specialist Tent Hire has created unique spaces for parties and events over the last 14 years and has become well known for  spectacular, out of the ordinary interiors; in particular their Middle Eastern look and Bedouin Tents.  The family-run business, with husband and wife team Mark and Dany Fremantle at the helm scooped the much coveted Award for Excellence in Customer Service from the Event Hire Association last year.  2010 sees the launch of a glamorous new look for a new decade – ROCOCO.

Oasis Rococo stands out as a unique and stunning interior for a glamorous event, be it a wedding, a Venetian ball or a black and white themed party.  The look is created with black and white damask linings and black beaded chandeliers for an elegant and sophisticated effect.  It very much reflects the current trend for simple graphics but is also a throwback to a more elegant era.

Mark Fremantle, Managing Director of Oasis, designed the new look and is thrilled by the uptake it has received so far:  “Our clients are always looking for something different – we felt that it was time to launch a new range of linings to build on the popularity of our Middle Eastern range.  Now clients who enjoyed our professional services in the past can use us for another totally different styled event”.

For further information, please contact Oasis on 01608 651100 or visit www.oasistents.co.uk

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For further press information or photographs, please contact:
Emma Walton, Walton Public Relations. www.waltonpr.com
Tel: 01451 821800 Mobile: 07515 357842 Email: emma@waltonpr.com
Notes to Editors:

  • Oasis Events is based in Gloucestershire and operates throughout the UK.
  • The company undertakes parties for 20 to 100’s of guests.
  • They work in almost any environment from marquees to farm barns and can transform boring, blank spaces into magical party venues.
  • Mark, Dany and their team have built their reputation on an eye for detail and exemplary customer service.

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Wedding TV Asia


Hi there, what about this video that the lovely Rachel Chilton (and George) over at your sister channel Wedding TV made featuring us?
perfect for Mehndi parties amongst other Asian weddings and events?

Friday, February 26, 2010

February Photo competition winner

Blewbury Village Hall in Oxfordshire was the venue for a second Oasis installation this time in February for a party for 160. This time in the Oasis Rococo style. The rose tint from the uplighters gives the black and white print and amazing funky glow.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

January Photo competition winner

Building on our previous experience of dressing and decorating venues, Lindsay Gale Creative Communications used Oasis to provide a Bedouin Village inside a ballroom to superb effect.
Co-operation between Oasis and a very helpful production team produced a technically slick setting.  This photo is a winner because it shows the ballroom enclosing our chill-out tents inside.  


We're ready to provide this service for future clients - its especially useful if you need to create a discrete area in an otherwise cavernous ballroom!

December Photo competition winner

Hype Party planning used Oasis to wallpaper this beautiful, huge venue in a vintage print for their Christmas events - see the full story below.
 
The new plum and gold print was used to full effect for a Victorian style over christmas, and looked stunning with giant baubles and a Helter Skelter to suit the giant space.

Oasis Brunel is now available to line marquees and other event spaces - village halls, venues.

November Photo competition winner

DS hired Oasis for her wedding in a hotel venue and the effect was fantastic.
An elegant orangerie was the background for an indian wedding ceremony complete with giant palms.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Oasis Rococo at Hype Paintworks

A collage from the latest job we did for Hype Agency at Bristol's Paintworks venue.
The black and white patterned fabric (which we call Rococo) provided a funky backdrop that enabled us to transform the blank canvas venue for our second year working with Hype on this venue for the Christmas party season.

Brunel - Hype passenger shed

Here's our newest lining - named Brunel after the vintage/victorian print that appears on the fabric.
We installed this fabric to create a "wallpaper effect" for Hype Party Planning's series of Christmas parties in December 2009 at the Passenger Shed in Bristol.
The Helter Skelter and the enormous baubles are not ours, but you can now choose this new lining to have in your marquee or other venue.