The MPR checklist for year-end events

The MPR checklist for year-end events It’s nearly that time of the year again. The awkward small talk between colleagues, the new kid on the block getting a little too carried away at the open bar. Ah, end of year office functions. Everyone secretly loves them. So, to end the year on the right note,…

The sharp guide to special knives

The sharp guide to special knives Ever tried to slice hard cheese with a butter knife? Hacked at a steak with a standard dinner knife? If you have, you’ll know that having the right knife for each courses and food type is more a necessity than it is a pretentious nice-to-have. Here’s the sharp guide…

OTT birthday ideas anyone can pull off

OTT birthday ideas anyone can pull off Over-the-top (or OTT) lavish birthday parties and celebrations are totally on trend and we’re here for it. The latest trend is creating your very own festival or market. Sound like a lot? All you need is a garden or open grassy area like a park, and the right…

Your spring event checklist

Your spring event checklist The nights are getting warmer. The mornings are lighter. There’s a buzz in the air of possibilities for sundowners and late nights. Spring is upon us and that means event season has also sprung. If you’re thinking of throwing the latest and greatest event, here’s the spring event checklist you need:…

We’ve got your traditional wedding events covered

We’ve got your traditional wedding events covered In a country with an abundance of languages, cultures and tribes, South Africa boasts a beautiful and very colourful array of traditional wedding celebrations. Traditional nuptials have been adapted over the years to fit both modern couples and the unique will of the unifying families. There’s no one…

FAQ: Will a marquee damage my grounds?

FAQ: Will a marquee damage my grounds? One of the most common questions clients ask when it comes to marquee rental is whether there will be any lasting damage to their garden or sporting grounds from the set up and disassembly of marquee structures. The answer is no – but only if you have the…

How to heat a hired marquee in winter

How to heat a hired marquee in winter Marquees are temporary structures, perfect for hiring for events as and when you need them. But being temporary means marquees need a little help when it comes to heating during winter events. MPR Hiring has been in the business of renting marquees for almost 50 years. These…

Your guide to marquee hire

Your guide to marquee hire The marquee is a glorious invention. It’s a convenient, affordable and a versatile solution that can turn any space into an event-ready venue. The marquee doesn’t only add a distinct style to an event, but it’s also highly practical for unpredictable weather conditions. So, without further ado, here’s the MPR…