FESTIVALS AND EVENTS: WHAT’S ON AND WHERE YOU’LL FIND PAPAKÅTA THIS SUMMER…
Here at PapaKåta, we’re heading into our fourteenth season of fabulous events. As well as creating bespoke wedding venues for our PapaKåta Brides and Grooms, we’ll also be working with some of the UK’s finest festivals and high-end public events. This season will see us travelling the length and breadth of the country and our Teepees and Sperry Tents will be at home in some of the most idyllic settings and picturesque country house estates the UK has to offer.
Whilst we hold two PapaKåta Open Weekend events a year, we understand that you just can’t wait to see our beautiful Teepees and stunning Sperry Tents in all their glory…and who could blame you! So, here’s the lowdown on what’s going on and which events you’ll find our PapaKåta Teepees and Sperry Tents at this Summer…
With everything from pioneering race cars, classic sportscars & modern hypercars, this event promises to be a tribute to passion, power and performance. Petrol heads, this one is for you! Join us under our Sperry Tent within the beautiful surroundings of Stonor Park. Stonor Supercar Sunday, 19th May 2019.
From rocking weddings to rock and metal…for the tenth year running our giant Teepees will create the VIP backstage area, playing host to Maynard James Keenan amongst other rock and metal legends. Join the likes of Def Leppard, Slipknot and Tool at Donington Park – the spiritual home of rock! Download Festival, 14th-16th June 2019
Hats and race day finery at the ready! For the second year, our Sperry Tent will be at home in the stylish surroundings of the Village Enclosure at Royal Ascot. The Village Enclosure offers a unique perspective of the Royal Procession and exhilarating racing action, all set against the backdrop of the iconic Ascot Grandstand. As the sun sets on our Sperry Tent, the celebration in the Village continues with live DJs and bands until 9pm. Royal Ascot, 18th-22nd June 2019
This might just be the highlight of your foodie calendar. Sharpen your culinary expertise and indulge in a world of tasty treats at Taste Festival. Our Teepees will transform the space in London’s Regent’s Park to a food-and-fun-filled alfresco Summer feast. Taste Festival, 19th– 23rd June 2019
Are you a green-fingered goddess? Do you know your Bergamots from Chrysanthemums? Join us under the dramatic peaks of our Sperry Tent. Stimulate your senses with exotic blooms and immerse yourself amongst a range of botanical delights by world-famous floral enthusiasts. A river of flowers, orchids and a living laboratory, combined with the opportunity to see our stunning Sperry Tent make this year’s show unmissable! Turn your friends green with envy and create a bright and beautiful social feed at what promises to be one of the most Instagramable weekends. Hampton Court Flower Show, 1st– 7th July 2019
For the seventh year, we’ll be back with our Teepees and Sperry Tents in the grounds of the Old Swan Hotel Harrogate for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival. Join us and a killer line up of the best authors in the crime-writing scene. Crime Writers Festival, 18th– 21st July 2019
For the second year, we are delighted to be back at not only one, but two dates and locations for Countryfile Live 2019. Meet all your favourite BBC Countryfile heroes on The Main Stage; Be entertained by Shires and Shetlands in the Equine Arena; Get back to nature with the National Trust; And see your favourite TV chefs live at the Le Creuset and Countryfile Kitchen Theatre. Representing the best of the British countryside across four days, Countryfile Live is guaranteed to be one of this summer’s best days out. Blenheim Palace- 1st-4thAugust 2019 & Castle Howard- 15th-18thAugust 2019
Our Teepees and Sperry Tents will form the backdrop to meditation workshops, yoga classes and sound therapy sessions across two locations and dates this Summer. Clear the mind, bring simple joy and unlock that inner happiness at Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place Festival. Chiswick House & Gardens- 3rd and 4th August 2019 & Tatton Park- 7th & 8th September 2019
Wilderness Festival continues to be a PapaKåta favourite. This will be our fifth consecutive year providing the family-friendly festival with our Sperry Tent to house its infamous Long Table Banquet. The concept behind the Long Table Banquets is luxurious, large-scale communal dining. Bringing the most exciting chefs to present their menus to you in the decadent surrounds of our beautiful Sperry Tent banqueting hall. In addition to convivial feasts, there’ll be theatre performances and talks by some of the most influential speakers, thinkers and cultural institutions, as well as music by Tom Grennan, Bombay Bicycle Club and Tom Odell. When you’ve nurtured your mind, you can even enjoy some downtime at the Wilderness wellbeing lakeside spa! Wilderness Festival, 1st– 4th August 2019.
For the first year, our Teepee will form the backdrop to yoga classes at this years Reading Festival. So once you’ve seen the likes of The 1975, Post Malone & Foo Fighters, stretch it out under the canvas of our Scandinavian Teepee. Reading Festival 23rd-25th August 2019.
See out the summer in style and enjoy some of the house music scenes most influential performers, with Annie Mac, Duke Dumont and Danny Howard to name a few. Tipped as the fastest selling Creamfields in history, tickets are expected to go quicker than the flash of a glow stick…sorry, we couldn’t resist! So, if house music is your thing and you want to try out our Teepees and enjoy the vibes of this legendary house festival, act quickly! Creamfields, 22nd-25th August 2019.
Hoping you survive this year’s festival antics we look forward to sharing the love and seeing you for more wellie wearing fun next year, until then PK x