Every year there are approximately 400,000 new brides in the UK all experiencing that life changing moment when they decide to commit to another for the rest of their life!
The part leading up to the wedding itself will always be the most stressful, there are so many different things to organise and check boxes to complete before the day is all set out perfectly. With the wedding cake, the fancy trimmings and everything else that makes your wedding elegant probably the last thing on a new brides mind is sorting out entertainment for her friends and family at the reception.
So here we have a few ideas of how you can make your wedding as special as possible, right the way through to evening entertainment!
Number 1 Choice: Hire a Wedding Band in your area
If your a fan of music, whether it be pop music or a specific genre you might find that a musician might be the right choice for you. Whilst there are many wedding singers around the UK, you might want to consider a complete wedding band to cater for all your guests as a more fun overall experience.
Depending where you are in the UK you will usually find a local wedding band in the area that will play all of the venues close by, a good example is The Souljers who a wedding band covering venues across Leicester and Warwickshire but that also play the whole of the UK on request, they have even played a gig in Cyprus! These are a great example of a fun filled evening of entertainment, with fully choreographed dance moves that will get the whole family up on the dancefloor!
Slightly Alternative: Comedian
Depending on the audience you might find it a novelty to have a comedian at your wedding, so long as the jokes are tasteful and he or she will be appreciated it could be a nice little turn of events to have somebody making everyone laugh, further carrying on the cheer of your wedding celebration.
Comedians will be different and offer everything from a stand up programme to more novelty stage performances.
Show Business: The Magician
Surprise all the guests at your wedding with a fully fledged magician, complete with all the novelties you would expect from a magician and his nice looking assistant, this is the perfect solution for family entertainment and very suitable for younger guests. Although this might not prove to be a nights worth of entertainment that you would normally get with a wedding band, it will surely be unforgettable and fun for all the family.
On a Budget: Do it yourself!
If you know someone in the entertainment business you might find it pays to call in a favour especially if your budget has already been blown on the ceremony. It also depends on how interested you are in a fully fledged all round entertainment. Ideally you will want to make sure anyone who does it for nothing will give 100% and make your evening one to remember!