Using wedding hashtags # with your guests

One tip that might be useful, if you use social media. Are you familiar with using hashtags # ? A recent trend is for the bride and groom at many weddings to adopt a wedding hashtag to help them (and their guests) collect and share pictures and updates, about their bash. Here are some ideas on how to do it. Pick Something Unique and Easy-to-Remember There’s no formal registration process for creating a hashtag—anyone can just, well…pick one. For that reason, you want to make sure that your hashtag is totally unique to your celebration; so when you or your guests click your hashtag on Instagram, for example, your only seeing shots from your wedding. It should also be easy to remember, so guests can quickly type it in from memory after they snap a great shot at your ceremony. […]

Wedding background music and your seating plan!

At hundreds and hundreds of weddings that I’ve performed at, I’ve been booked by the couple to also play background music during the wedding breakfast. Yet it is incredible at how many of those weddings that no matter where in the room I’ve been setup, how frequently the oldest guests so often are seated closest to my speakers! Something to consider when creating your seating plan. If you are having a DJ, or a musician etc playing background music during your wedding breakfast, try not to have any elderly people sat […]

The wedding of Emma & Rob

The wedding of Emma & Rob had a fabulous atmosphere with an English/Irish bride and Greek groom, and a passionate crowd, all led to a fun night, from the First Dance, which was “Emeli Sandé – Breaking the Law” through to 1am! The music that was played: Dean Martin – Memories Are Made Of This Frank Sinatra – The Way You Look Tonight Doris Day – Que Sera (Whatever Will Be) Frank Sinatra – Ain’t That A Kick In The Head […]

Watch the whole of the evening reception from Vita & Michael’s wedding in a minute!

A few weeks ago I was the Master of Ceremonies and DJ for the wedding of Vita and Michael, at the fabulous Down Hall, in Hertfordshire. Here is a video shot in TimeLapse, showing you the dancefloor from the cutting of the cake, through the first dance and to the end of the night. and here is the set list of music that was played: Gianni Morandi – Parla Più Piano John Legend – All Of Me Massimo Ranieri – ‘O surdato ‘nnammurato Gianni – Ciuri Ciuri (Tarentelle) Cameo – Candy […]

Over in a minute! The wedding of Donna & Matthew

Donna and Matthew were married at St Michael’s Manor in St Albans in Hertfordshire. Here is a video showing the activity on the dancefloor throughout the evening, plus the music that was played, starting from the First Dance, which was “Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud”. The setlist from this wedding is here: Ed Sheeran – Thinking out loud Stevie Wonder – Superstition Jackson 5 – I Want You Back […]