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Tentickle Tents “Go Big” at AVA 2016 in Belfast

Part Conference, part nightclub, all a hell of a lot of fun!

The Audiovisual Arts Festival and Conference is celebration of electronic music and digital visual arts and was this year hosted on the 4th of June 2016 at T13 Belfast. This annual event is fast becoming a major music attraction for the city and played host to a number of emerging and established artists, DJ’s, producers, promoters, agents, record labels, designers, visual artists and of course some very special guests, These included, but were by no means limited to:

  • DJ Mag
  • Juan Atkins
  • Mano Le Tough
  • Gerd Janson
  • Psycatron Hammer

Maverick Marquees had the Party (and Conference) Covered!

The Bedouin style stretch tents created by Tentickle UK and supplied by Maverick Marquees are now a regular sight at most outdoor music festivals in Northern Ireland, and at this year’s AVA Festival it came as no surprise that we once again had such a major event covered! In fact, not one but two of our exceptionally versatile tents were requested by the event organisers and we were only to happy to oblige. These large UV Protected, Fire Retardant, Waterproof Tents offered more than just protection from the weather, they literally helped showcase the event for both the Boiler Room and the Becks BeKreative Area:

Boiler Room Stage

10mx15m Beige Stretch Tent for the Boiler Room Area

Becks BeKreative Area Stage

10mx15m Beige Stretch Tent for the Becks BeKreative Area

Why We Were Chosen!

The Boiler Room Stage wanted to use Belfast’s iconic shipyard cranes, Samson and Goliath, as a dramatic backdrop to the stage, and the event organisers needed a stretch tent to help create this effect. Thanks to the stylish lines and legendary good looks of our Tentickle Tents we were an obvious choice and the AVA organisers approached our tent rental partners, Maverick Marquees, to help them create the perfect Boiler Room Event:

The Maverick Marquees Van being Unloaded

The crowd loving every minute of The AVA Festival

The AVA Festival at night

The Becks Beer BeKreative Area was a showcase for all thing visual, and our tents played a big part in creating the right setting for some of Belfast’s most creative artists:

There was certainly no shortage of energy!

One of the Biggest Music Events of the Year

The 2016 Audiovisual Arts Festival and Conference in Belfast was once again a massive success and we at Tentickle Tents are proud of the fact that our tents played such a big role in the event. If you would like to know more about our tents, please get in touch with us via the contact form on our website.

For more on the AVA festival please visit their website, or take a look at the event videos below:

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