About us

The English Marquee Company

Our story

The English Marquee Company is a family-owned and operated Specialist Events company based in Harrogate, Yorkshire. With over 100 years of combined experience in the Events and Leisure business, we work hand in hand with our clients to blend classic Marquees with beautiful furniture to create timeless events.

Established in 1995 our parent company has been delivering excellence in the Hospitality and Leisure fields from our base near Harrogate in the heart of Yorkshire to clients throughout the UK, Europe and North America. 

Sam - Managing Director

Sam is a graduate of the Royal Agricultural University. With 10 years’ experience in Events and Agricultural construction Sam oversees all aspects of the English Marquee Company as well as sourcing the best products available for our clients, from tables and chairs to flooring, lighting and Marquees.

Tor - Events Director

Tor has a proven track record in the Events business with a degree in Event Management. This includes several years’ experience in high end catering in the Harrogate area, followed by a successful career working in outside events across the UK for HiHo Jewellery, Chalet operations for luxury Ski Companies in Courchevel as well as working for Fortnum and Masons in London. Tor leads our Event Planning and Sales Team.

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JJ - Head of operations

After spending time in London in the property sector, JJ developed a wealth of experience in the hospitality industry, including running his own outside catering business and working in sales and event construction at a leading UK food manufacturer. JJ works with our clients to answer any questions for the construction of their event. From arriving on site to when the last member of our team leaves, his focus is to ensure that your plans and vision become reality. Alongside this, JJ also assists with Sales and Marketing, ensuring as many people as possible have the opportunity to discover the English Marquee Company.



We work hard to deliver a service and experience that can’t be bettered. We always think it’s important to share what our clients say.