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Building The Cocktail Village with InTent

The biggest event of it’s kind in the world - and without a doubt the biggest event we’ve ever produced - doesn’t happen without some expert help!

This year – we wanted to build on 2018 – to extend, to expand and to excel on our beloved Cocktail Village and bring the vibes and the atmosphere that tens of thousands of you enjoyed to a whole new level! One of the elements of our new home in Truman Brewery that we really loved was our outdoor / indoor festival vibes underneath the cosy stretch tent  - built by the stellar team at InTent. We kicked back - imagined we were in a field out in the wilderness and it brought a whole new dimension to our Cocktail Village.

However – we knew we wanted to go BIGGER again so the planning for this years event has been a long time coming! Brick Lane Yard (just off Brick Lane and behind 93 Feet East) is once again making up part of our home for The Cocktail Village – which opens on Wednesday 09 October until Sunday 13 October for five days of outrageously good fun! This is an enormous space – thousands of square meters – and we wanted to weather-proof the whole thing and create a perfect space for our landrovers, cement mixers, shipping containers and more to find their home.

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This is no mean feat and following hours of careful planning with the team at InTent – we’re there!
The biggest stretch tent they’ve ever put up – right in the heart of the East End! 
And so we’ve got forty King Poles to light - hundreds of meters of festoon lighting to rig - and forty traders to squeeze underneath!
Yep - it’s going to be epic!

InTent have been stretch tent specialists since 2006. Stretch tents are perfect for any outdoor space and are a fantastic way to extend your space – even when that is a carpark! 

The Cocktail Village | 146 Brick Lane | London | E1 6RU | Wed 09 - Sun 13 October | from Midday.