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Podcasts have revived the radio star!

In the last couple of years have been asked to be a guest on a few different podcasts and at this point you may be thinking “what is a podcast?” For those that aren’t familiar with the term, here’s the definition: Podcast ˈpɒdkɑːst/ noun 1. a digital audio file made available on the Internet for downloading to a computer or mobile device, typically available as a series, new instalments of which can be received by subscribers automatically. verb 1. make (a digital audio file) available as a podcast. There are thousands of podcasts on every subject and interest you can think of. Some are daily, weekly, fortnightly, monthly and some every now and then when the creator can be bothered to release them! […]

A Wedding Timeline

A Wedding Timeline Many of the meetings I have with couples are in the very early days of the wedding planning and I have found that at this stage many are very unsure how long various aspects of the day take and also aren’t so familiar with the different components that might be included. So below shows a typical wedding timeline just as an example, purely for information and hopefully may be of help to some couples. For a Church Wedding 12.00 Guests arrive 12.30 You’ll get married! […]

How to write your own vows, and make them meaningful

How to write your own vows, and make them meaningful Have you ever watched Improv comedy? Or seen TV shows such as “Whose line is it anyway”? (a programme that features some of the finest improv comedians on the planet). One of the reasons why many people love improv is because it’s fresh, it’s original and it’s witty. Hearing the same old, same old can get tedious, and it’s the same for your vows. Compare the following two weddings: […]

The Beautiful Wedding of Natasha & Jane

I was honoured to be the Master of Ceremonies and DJ at the wedding of Natasha & Jane at The Great Barn in Ruislip. It was a baking hot day and a fantastic atmosphere. I have put this video together to provide a taste of the great atmosphere they had for their day: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GuDXenhMj4   The music selection they requested included: Music for the Ceremony Processional: My Girl  – Temptations Signing of the register: […]

7 tips for choosing your wedding entertainment

7 tips for choosing your wedding entertainment An important decision many couples face when deciding on the entertainment is whether to have a band or a DJ and even once that path has been decided there are many things to consider but here we’re going to concentrate on those that choose a DJ. […]

A Wedding Celebrant and Master of Ceremonies

Many moons ago I was a simple wedding DJ! Many people would say that I’m still pretty simple but hopefully they’d at least concede that I’m now more than just a simple wedding DJ. Not quite as many moons ago I started to take an interest in being a Master of Ceremonies which came about partly from often being asked to provide background music at many weddings during the drinks reception and wedding breakfast. After a while I started realising that far too often the wedding breakfast there was very little fun going on and that apart from the speeches not much laughter either. […]

Advice to couples booking Gaynes Park in Essex for their wedding

Choosing a wedding venue is one of the hardest decisions many couple face in planning their wedding. There are so many factors to take into account but sometimes it’s what the venues do not disclose that can have the biggest influence on the outcome of the wedding experience and not always favourably. Restrictive Practice is an offence and one I have a separate article about here. It is when a venue insists on using people on their recommended suppliers list and unfortunately the way that some venues carry this practice out can result in a worse experience for couples getting married. […]

Music Information

Music Information Your wedding like the very best parties will have a mixture of songs that please and entertain all age groups, music tastes and cultures. As a wedding DJ in the London area for over 20 years I have a huge range of music covering an enormous range of genres and eras. Looking for music with a more international flavour for your wedding? I’ve got that covered too.

Destination Wedding DJ

Destination Wedding DJ Destination weddings are getting increasingly popular but what do you do if you’re getting married abroad but not confident that the local DJs will be able to play the right mix of music for your guests? You pop me in your suitcase and take me with you. Or I can travel separately. Whatever you prefer. But the point is you don’t have to go without incredible […]

Entertainment accessories for your wedding

Also known as ambient lighting and architectural lighting, uplighting is a unique way to change the atmosphere in the room your wedding is held in. Virtually any colour can be selected to match the decor of the room - for example, the bride might choose a colour that matches her flowers or bridesmaids dresses, such as a certain shade of pink or purple. At many events [...]