At any celebration one thing that you do want to get right, is the entertainment. It can help make or break any event and a wedding is no exception.
Magic is the new boy on the block and is becoming increasingly popular, it’s not hard to see why, it has so much going for it. (more…)
The Professional Toastmaster has been part of the Social and Banqueting for centuries and it is, perhaps, at weddings when one can really see him involved in close up and obtain a good impression of his character, his passion for his work and the way he ‘manages’ the event, liaising with key personnel so that it flows smoothly and to perfection. (more…)
If you are having any children at your wedding, an essential service has to be a mobile crèche service. This takes away any potential stress of having tired, noisy, attention-seeking children generally at the time when you, your guests and their parents need some quiet time, during the reception meal and speeches.
All children enjoy some time to play, space to let off a bit of steam and to just be children. It is a very long day for any age of child to be on their best behaviour whilst their parents just want to socialise and enjoy themselves. (more…)
Live Music is always something to consider for your wedding. If your budget allows, it is a great way to add atmosphere to your special day and is far more effective both visually and aurally than a CD playing in the corner. There are many options available from solo musicians for a wedding ceremony, through to small groups such as a string quartet or a full function band for the evening entertainment. Prices can range from about £150 upwards, depending on how long you require the musicians for, where they have to travel from, and whether you require specific repertoire or are happy to go with what they advise. (more…)
Bagpipers are becoming more and more popular at English weddings. As a bagpiper of 15 years experience I find that many people who book me to play are unsure of what the role is of the piper at a wedding, when it is necessary for him to play and what tunes are suitable. This article briefly summarises what is traditionally expected. (more…)
When it comes to your big day, you’re certainly going to want to remember it for the years to come and one of the absolute best ways to do that is by hiring a photo booth. Photo booths are essentially portable, portable booths that can be setup almost anywhere you might choose to get married, and in no time at all too. Here’s just a few reasons why you might want to consider photo booth hire. (more…)
The summer months havent been good to British brides for the last couple of years, so opting for a winter wedding has become more and more popular. Georgina from The Wedding Planner School, Europe’s leading trainers for professional wedding and event planners, offers some advice and ideas for anyone getting married in the colder months. (more…)
A really good live band is almost guaranteed to make your evening reception a great success. When they are playing you will be dancing your socks off and in-between their sets, you will have the opportunity to recharge your glasses, delve into the buffet and chat to your guests. A professional wedding band should be able to learn requests especially for you and if they play your first dance, it can be quite a magical experience. (more…)