The Venue

Utterly Unique Marquee

“Marquee [noun] – A large tent used for social or commercial function.”

Under the term ‘Marquee’ you might have seen – Big tops, Yurts, Teepees, Party tents, Gazebos and many more. Barrel of Laughs is a one of a kind marquee hire company, unlike all other types of temporary structures.

Barrel of Laughs is a pop-up venue used for parties, weddings, corporate events and festivals. Our giant barrel is a simple structure which will make your event stand out from all the rest.

Marquee’s are great for all manner of events as they enable new and exciting places to become a location. We can construct our barrel venue on any terrain* making it the perfect kind of marquee to hire for every kind of event.

Barrel of Laughs marquee venue and bar Olympus

We have three sizes of our barrel available to suit the capacity of your event;


Standing capacity: 200 people

With the bar: 150 people

With bar and seating : 80-90 people


Standing capacity: 180 people

With the bar: 125 people

With bar and seating : 60-70 people


Standing capacity: 150 people

With the bar: 100 people

With bar and seating : 50-60 people


We can also dress the barrel with an array of colours and themes to suit your event and make it a truly remarkable one. If you have any special requests please do not hesitate to let us know!

Barrel of Laughs is based in Gloucestershire, however we are more than happy to travel with our unique, pop-up venue to wherever your event is being held in the UK.

unique pop-up venue, marquee alternative - based in Gloucestershire -

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If you are still unsure why you should pick us for your event, read the Barrel of Laughs blog and five reasons why you should.

*We need to construct the barrel on flat ground.

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