Wedding Entertainment in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands 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 East Midlands from places like Northampton, Milton Keynes, Lincoln, Nottingham, Leicestershire and Derby, whom you might want to get in touch with...

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Featured Wedding Entertainment in the East Midlands

Blue Lion Band

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The Blue Lion Band are live music experts, wedding enthusiasts, and party starters. They offer high energy live music for weddings, festivals, private functions, and corporate events. Their band size is fully customisable from 3 to 14 musicians, making them the perfect fit for any event budget or style.

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Entertainment Nation Ltd

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Discover Your Dream Wedding Entertainment

Entertainment Nation is the UK's most trusted wedding entertainment agency. We pride ourselves on helping thousands of couples discover their dream wedding entertainment.

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Orchid Event Management

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Here at Orchid Event Management, we pride ourselves in being able to source exactly what you need for your event to make it that little bit special. Whether you need that unique space, delicious food, floral decorations, or live entertainment to dance the night away to, OEM has it all.

All types of Social and Corporate events catered for: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Wedding Receptions, Conferences, Company Presentations, School Proms, Charity Events etc.
We treat every event individually. From your initial enquiry, we work closely with you to develop more of an understanding of what you want to achieve.

OEM provide a Fully Insured, Helpful and Competitive Service. We use our wealth of experience and the strength or our supplier relationships to design and resource a solution that adds value within your budget.

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Wedding Entertainment in the East Midlands - Related Wedding News

Supergroup Claire Richards & Duncan James surprise couple on their wedding day

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

Duncan James from Blue and Claire Richards from Steps will sing at your wedding!

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

The songs millennials want played for their first dance

Over the past year, UK searches for 'first dance songs 2022' have increased by +1,300%, whilst searches for 'first dance ideas for non-dancers have increased by +300% 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 in the charts.

Posted: 19 June 2022

Upcoming showcases for renowned band

The Blue Lion Band are live music experts, wedding enthusiasts, and party starters. They offer high energy live music for weddings, festivals, private functions, and corporate events. Their band size is fully customisable from 3 to 14 musicians, making them the perfect fit for any event budget or style. Blue Lion's talented musicians have performed with renowned artists including Ellie Goulding, Kanye West, Mark Knopfler, Tom Jones, George Michael, Gotye, and Alicia Keys. They work to make every event unforgettable, creating and delivering high-energy, fun performances to keep the dance floor jumping. This talented crew will create a set list to suit your musical preferences, from elegant classical music or string pop covers for the ceremony, to jazz during cocktail hour, and dance music to get the crowd going during the reception. If you're planning a destination wedding, Blue Lion Band travels around the world! They are available to perform at events throughout the United Kingdom and for travel to France, Italy, Spain, Germany, and more.

Posted: 3 May 2022

Discover the perfect wedding entertainment

British multi-award winning harp and vocal duo, 2 of Harps, has recently relocated from Kent to the Lincolnshire Wolds. Sisters Adel and Karina are both harpists and vocalists who perform together and they've won numerous wedding awards in the past, including one from The Wedding Business Awards for their music. Karina says, "We have a huge passion for music and love sharing our joy with others. It's been incredible to have performed for so many couples on their wedding day in Kent, and we look forward to doing the same here in Lincolnshire."

Posted: 11 November 2021

Keep the little ones happy at your wedding with help from Sweetheart Nannies

The team at Sweetheart Nannies is excited to showcase their new mobile crèche service within the Bell Tent package, which is the perfect way to keep the little ones entertained. Children can enjoy toys, games, books and softplay while being supervised by professional nannies. This allows adult guests to enjoy the day while knowing their kids are in safe hands. The company can also include a home-cinema projector screen for an evening of popcorn and movies as an additional extra. For older children, why not transform the beautiful bell tent into a sleepover section in the evening for a glamping experience?

Posted: 12 August 2021

The UK’s Favourite First Dance Songs As Wedding Size Limits Lift

From the 21st June, limits on wedding sizes lifted and couples across the country will be getting their wedding playlists ready, but what could be more important than the first dance song - especially for the next four weeks when this dance it the only one allowed! Selecting a song which has meaning to the special couple can be tricky. Many couples know that whatever song they choose will go on to forever be known as 'their song', which adds pressure to making the right choice. It's perhaps then no surprise that there are almost 1,000 first-dance dedicated playlists on Spotify to help couples choose, but which songs are the most favoured?

New data analysed by five-star hotel, The Grand, York has revealed the most popular songs to play during a first dance in 2021. Analysing over 57,000 songs on Spotify, the current top ten list has been revealed, and the results might just be surprising. Securing both first and third place is the hugely successful Ed Sheeran and taking second, is 2021 X Factor winner, James Arthur.

Posted: 23 June 2021

Keep guests entertained at summer weddings

It's so important to keep guests entertained at weddings and that's why we asked Hannah and Richard French at 9 Hole Event Hire their advice for keeping everyone amused. They said, "If you've ever been to a wedding, you'll know there's a lot of standing around for guests. Couples don't want to be worrying about whether loved ones are having a good time. Our portable nine-hole crazy golf course adds that wow factor and is perfect for keeping friends and family entertained. We supply exciting obstacles including a 4ft tall castle, a windmill with turning sails and a 10ft long Tunnel of love. Rubber headed putters are provided in four different sizes.

Posted: 1 April 2021

Check out this entertainment discount

OEM Orchid Event Management has taken the opportunity to take stock, update equipment and prepare for 2021 and beyond during the COVID-19 pandemic that caused weddings and celebrations to be cancelled.The company is now offering a 10 per cent discount on its Photobooth & Magic Mirror hire which was first introduced before the pandemic. This includes an eye-catching magic Selfie Mirror with an open booth and touch screen that's fully interactive and the classic enclosed oval booth with vintage-style chalkboard skin. The booths hold six to eight people at a time and come with a great selection of props. The company is also launching an inflatable hot tub hire service which includes full delivery, set up and gazebo – perfect for a hen or stag night.

Posted: 25 March 2021

CherryTop Weddings launch new interactive entertainment experience

CherryTop Weddings has developed a new Covid-secure interactive wedding entertainment experience that can be enjoyed by guests attending as well as friends and relatives watching remotely. (It's also ideal for larger celebrations when restrictions lift.) Everyone will receive a 'Love Story' which is a printed booklet personalised by the couple. It contains photographs of the newlyweds and activities chosen by them including a quiz to find out how much their guests know about them, wedding speech bingo, word searches, drawing challenges and much more.

Posted: 18 March 2021