Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th April 11am to 4pm

Calling all brides to be – Are you searching for a unique personalised wedding venue? Perhaps you’re planning a festival style wedding. Then make sure you visit the Sami Tipi Open Weekend at Bawdon Lodge Farm on Saturday 19th April and Sunday 20th April.

Tipis provide the most atmospheric event space like no other event venue. Inspired by the Sami People of Lapland, tipis make for a fabulous outdoor celebration and provide a breath-taking alternative to a conventional marquee.

Sami Tipi can help you to plan the perfect event, whether it be an intimate party in a tipi, an enchanting wedding, a spectacular corporate event or a chilled out festival. Their tipi packages are personalised to suit your exact requirements and friendly, professional staff are there to help you along the way.

They are working in association with Benessamy Weddings & Events for the Open Weekend and will be showcasing two giant hats and a chill-out tipi. They will be decorated and styled by the award winning Darby and Joan and Tineke Floral Design and set within Bawdon Lodge Farm – a country farm which provides the perfect location to host a tipi wedding and grounds to facilitate a wedding weekend.

Pop along to the Open Weekend for the chance to see these fabulous structures for yourself and to meet the team of talented suppliers who will helping them to showcase the magnificent tipis.

“We are thrilled to be hosting our tipi open weekend, giving everyone the opportunity to see how you can create your own tipi wedding or event. The ambience created in the tipis makes for a magical event you and your guests will never forget”

Jodie Bidder – Events Director – Sami Tipi Events

“Tipis are just perfect for the increasingly popular festival style wedding. I’m excited to be working in association with Sami Tipi to provide visitors to the Open Weekend with an ideal opportunity to see just how fabulous a tipi wedding can be.”

Val Mattinson – Director of Weddings & Events at Benessamy

So, if you’re looking for a unique wedding venue to wow your guests make sure you attend the Sami Tipi Open Weekend (#SamiTipiOW) at Bawdon Lodge Farm on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th April from 11am to 4pm. To book your FREE tickets register now at