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 London 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 in the Capital, whom you might want to get in touch with...
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Established 1999, Alive has grown to become the largest live entertainment supplier in the UK, booking outstanding entertainment for over 10,000 weddings each year. From bands and musicians to DJs, entertainers and event suppliers, we have an unparalleled selection of hand-picked artists for you to choose from, with all bookings backed by a secure contract and 24/7 emergency cover.
High Energy Live Music to Pack Your Dance Floor!
The Blue Lion Band are live music experts, wedding enthusiasts, and party starters, infusing every event with energy and full dance floors. Get your party jumping!
A premium, customisable 3-15 piece band, the Blue Lions specialise in high-energy music for festivals, weddings, corporate events and private functions – at a sensible price. They are full-time professional musicians who perform regularly with some of the best in the UK, touring and recording with artists including Ellie Goulding, Jason Derulo, Mark Knopfler, Gotye, and George Michael, as well as working and touring with numerous West End shows.
They host live showcases all over the UK, so couples can preview the band before booking – showcases also make for a great date night or fun evening out with friends! This is an ideal opportunity for you to see the quality of music Blue Lion provides, and make decisions about the music for your big day based on personal experience.
You can also tailor the dream band to suit your style and budget. Anything from a 3pc band up to a 15pc band with full horn section, percussion and backing vocalists. Any style from jazz and big band to pop, funk, and Motown. The Blue Lion Band are dedicated to excellent service throughout your planning process.
You’ll benefit from a designated producer to help with planning and answering any questions you may have along the way. They also provide you with your very own band planning page, making the experience a breeze!
Are you wading through a sea of identical-sounding bands?
Do you want to create a magical wedding day full of UNFORGETTABLE moments?
Don't worry, Boujee Music is here to help!
We'll help you find the perfect live music for your wedding, then take care of all the details - so you can just celebrate and enjoy your day!
Entertainment Nation is the UK's most trusted wedding entertainment agency. We pride ourselves on helping thousands of couples discover their dream wedding entertainment. We were founded by professional musicians who've dedicated their lives to live entertainment. All that knowledge and experience goes into every booking, so you receive the perfect performance on your big day.
When searching for your big-day entertainment, nothing beats seeing a live performance! Pop along to the Soul Supper UK Evenings at Proud Cabaret (Proud City site opposite Fenchurch St Station) where you can see London wedding party and function band SoulPlay perform live - perfect for pre-vetting your wedding entertainment. What's more, it gives you a perfect excuse for meeting up with loved ones before the wedding for a pre-wedding get-together - you could even turn it in to your hen or stag do!... read more
Posted: 19 October 2021
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.... read more
Posted: 23 June 2021
Make sure you check out Boujee Music, the recently rebranded music agency, which is run by talented husband-and-wife team Tim and Lizzie Sentance. Providing amazing live acts for every kind of wedding, Tim and Lizzie met through music and bring invaluable experience from both sides of the aisle. Not only do they know how to put on an incredible show, but they also know what it feels like to plan something as special as your wedding day.... read more
Posted: 17 May 2021
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.... read more
Posted: 18 March 2021
The beauty of lockdown is having extra time on your hands to plan the big day and spend more time looking in to extra ways to make the event truly bespoke. Lark is an exciting new company which composes tailor-made, personalised songs – perfect for weddings. Lark's team of award-winning writers, musicians and producers, who have worked with the likes of Alicia Keys, Amy Winehouse, Sia and Sam Smith, collaborate with couples to craft a completely bespoke song from scratch. The finished product is a mastered piece of music - truly unique and meaningful to them which will be treasured forever.... read more
Posted: 22 January 2021
At Your London Wedding magazine, we love introducing you to the very best of the London wedding industry. Today, we ask Shaun Mcenery of Arthur Murray Dance Studios in London your burning question about performing a first dance routine at your wedding. "I'd love to wow our guests with an amazing first dance but my partner isn't so sure! How can we compromise and perform something that we're both comfortable with?" Read on to find out Shaun's advice...... read more
Posted: 8 December 2020
A ceilidh (pronounced KAY-lee) is a social event with Scottish or Irish folk music, singing and traditional dancing. As you can imagine, they certainly get the party started! So whatever your heritage, they're a fabulous thing to include in your wedding day. Ceilidh Tree's guitarist and caller, Will, shares his top ten reasons for having a ceilidh or barndance at your wedding, and why it will appeal to every member of your wedding party – no matter their age.... read more
Posted: 3 December 2020
At Your London Wedding magazine, we want to help you plan your dream wedding. That's why we put your wedding planning questions straight to our local wedding experts so you can get the best advice. Today, Tim Sentance of All Town Music answers your question and gives advice on live music. "My partner just wants to put on a playlist for our wedding. How do I convince him that live music is best?" Read on for the answer...... read more
Posted: 1 December 2020
London DJ and wedding entertainment expert gives us the lowdown on how to keep your loved ones dancing and enjoying themselves all night on your wedding day.... read more
Posted: 1 September 2020
D26 have burst on to the London wedding music scene with its energetic mix of pop, rock, reggae, Bollywood, Motown, Bhangra and more! Perfect to get the party going.... read more
Posted: 20 August 2020