It's a great idea to hire some form of entertainment for your wedding guests and there are so many different approaches to inspire you.
To give you just a few Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire wedding entertainment ideas to whet your appetite: think about jazz singers, soul bands, fireworks, harpists, magicians, fun casinos, Wedding DJs, caricature artists, singing waiters and even fortune tellers.
Aside from the ceremony itself, music often forms a hugely important aspect of almost any wedding. It really helps create the mood you would like whether romantic, fun and laughter, but above all helps to make your day one to remember for you and your guests for many years to come.
Here’s some great wedding entertainers based in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire from places like Reading, Oxford, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Banbury and Buckingham, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wedding magazine when contacting wedding entertainers in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.
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Cafe del Mar Spirits is pleased to announce its 2023 Headline Partnership with the UK's most iconic Ibiza festival – Summertime Live. Over nine days and in seven separate venues, the festival will bring the biggest anthems of the last 30 years to life, with a 32-piece orchestra, live vocalists and DJs. Café de Mar, a brand so synonymous with Ibiza, will serve its premium gin and vodka across all festival sites. The dates for the festival in Cheltenham have been revealed as Fri 1st September and Sat 2nd September 2023. Café del Mar Vodka is incredibly smooth in taste, with subtle undertones of cream and citrus. A clean, refreshing and balanced premium spirit, it's perfect for cocktails or served over ice. Café del Mar Gin is a delicate blend of juniper, with fresh citrus and a hint of sweet spice.
Posted: 29 August 2023
Whether it's an open bar, live band or fireworks, choosing the best elements to add to your wedding day could really make or break your big day, new research reveals. Wedding experts Queensmith analysed thousands of comments from Reddit to reveal the things that really matter to guests when attending a wedding. Unsurprisingly, an open bar is a consistent success with guests at a wedding, however, it seems seating charts and a late-night snack are just as important.
Posted: 8 July 2023
Now that we have entered peak wedding season, (May-October), DJing experts from CD Pool have provided the ultimate wedding playlists for your reception that is guaranteed to keep the dance floor hopping with happy guests. CD Pool analysed Spotify API data, exploring 2117 playlists with the keyword "wedding" to compile four playlists that reflect the atmosphere at different stages of the wedding reception. The suggested No. 1 song to include in your wedding playlist is I Wanna Dance With Somebody by Whitney Houston, a guaranteed floorfiller that appeared in over 320 playlists on Spotify, making it the most popular wedding-related track.
Posted: 7 July 2023
Henley Festival Presented by Westcoast – the UK's only boutique black-tie festival – is delighted to announce the launch of the Audi X RISE Silent Auction, in support of the Festival's charitable programme nurturing the next generation of talent: RISE. The RISE visual artists exhibiting their work in the Audi High RISE Gallery at this year's Henley Festival – Keren Golea, Sara Hoque and Sam Smyth – have each created beautiful, exclusive artworks for the Audi X RISE Silent Auction, with the proceeds of the Auction given to these artists. The Audi X RISE Silent Auction is running until Monday 10 July (1700hrs BST) and bids can be submitted by email (including full name, mobile number, the bid amount and applicable lot number to office@AudiUKVIP.co.uk with "Audi X RISE Artists Auction Bid" in the subject) or at Henley Festival 2023, which returns to the stunning riverside in Henley-on-Thames from Wednesday 5 July – Sunday 9 July with an unforgettable celebration of international music and arts.
Posted: 4 July 2023
Over the past year, UK searches for 'first dance songs 2023' have increased by +4,700%, whilst searches for 'fun first dance ideas' have increased by +100% showing that more couples are looking for inspiration. The first dance is likely to be one of the most memorable moments of your wedding, so naturally, newlyweds are determined to pick the most suitable song. A decision needs to be made whether to choose an old classic or maybe the new love song that's currently on the charts.
Posted: 23 June 2023
Restaurant Associates has won the contract to cater for all food and beverage outlets at Unity Place, a visitor attraction and leisure destination due to open in the heart of Milton Keynes this summer 2023. Restaurant Associates will be overseeing a variety of bespoke dining offers including a premium restaurant, social enterprise café, a sky lounge, bakery, and food hall and the management of several state-of-the-art conference and event spaces.
Posted: 13 June 2023
Are you a couple looking for songs for your wedding this summer? Searches for 'wedding songs karaoke' up +40% and 'best karaoke songs 2023' increasing by +300%, and thortful has put together a list of the most iconic marryoke songs for 2023. The top 20 karaoke songs for your wedding this year Taking the top spot is the absolute belt-it-out classic that is Summer of '69 by Bryan Adams. Given that it has remained a popular song after pretty much four decades, we'd say the score is well-deserved. Just behind in second place is a song that any '90s kid could sing in their sleep – the girl power megahit Wannabe by the Spice Girls.
Posted: 2 June 2023
Getting married at Christmas doesn't mean that you have to plan a Christmas-themed wedding. Here, roaming band The Travelling Hands, suggest songs that would work well for a Christmas winter wedding and the songs to avoid! When it comes to music, the same rule applies. Just because you want to get married at Christmas it doesn't mean that your musical playlist has to be full of Wizzard & Cliff Richard if you don't want it to be there. When our acoustic roaming band The Travelling Hands perform at winter weddings we see a wide variety of decisions when it comes to Christmas songs. Some want to embrace the Christmas classics - adding these into their day. Others like a few placed in here and there, whilst some want to just stick to their favourite songs without any Christmas numbers added in at all.
Posted: 16 December 2022
Pop royalty, Claire Richards and Duncan James, joined forces on Saturday 17th September, as the ultimate wedding band - Simply Wed - to surprise one lucky couple with a performance of poptastic floor-filling songs on their wedding day. Anna Novelli and Samuel Hold from Bournemouth were delighted when the power duo 'crashed the wedding' at the Larmer Street in Wiltshire, to surprise guests and the lucky couple with the performance of a lifetime. The couple - both Steps and Blue superfans - were overwhelmed with joy to have the newly minted wedding supergroup perform, having known all the routines to Claire and Duncan's biggest hits since childhood!
Posted: 26 September 2022
To celebrate the nation's love of cheese, as we head into wedding season, Mini Cheddars has brought together two pop icons - Duncan James from Blue and Claire Richards from Steps - in musical matrimony to form the ultimate wedding supergroup - Simply Wed. And one lucky couple will win an exclusive performance from 'Simply Wed' at their wedding this September. To mark the launch of the wedding supergroup, Mini Cheddars commissioned research revealing the ultimate wedding playlist with Dancing Queen by ABBA taking the top spot – 46 years after it was first released. A poll of 2,000 wedding guests saw Don't Stop Me Now by Queen and Neil Diamond's Sweet Caroline complete the top three. The 'big day' playlist also included Happy by Pharrell Williams, Toploader's Dancing in the Moonlight, as well as Mr Brightside by The Killers. Also featured in the top 40 were Single Ladies by Beyonce, 5,6,7,8 by Steps and One Love by Blue.
Posted: 29 July 2022