A dozen tips for a great wedding speech

An article written by Tony Winyard for “Perfect Wedding” on 4/9/15 http://www.planyourperfectwedding.com/article/readings-speeches/12-tips-awesome-wedding-speech? Did you hear about the best man that made the brides mother cry during his speech? Unfortunately they weren’t tears of laughter. Or the groom that spoke for 75 minutes during his speech, yes he spoke for 1 hour and 15 minutes, and he didn’t even notice that half the room were in the bar by the time he finished, ordering the free drinks the groom had laid on to escape the boredom. As a DJ, Wedding Host & Master of Ceremonies, I have heard hundreds of speeches and have witnessed the good, the bad and the very, very ugly Here are a dozen tips to ensure that you’re the cool person remembered for delivering a fantastic speech rather than the loser that put no effort in and told embarrassing stories! […]

How Do You Choose The Entertainment?

An article written by Anthony Winyard for Hitched on 4/9/15 http://www.hitched.co.uk/wedding-planning/entertainment/how-do-you-choose-the-entertainment_118.htm Most couples have never had a reason to book a DJ or a band before, so they may be unaware that the best entertainers can often be booked up 18 months in advance. So don’t do what many couples do, which is leaving searching for the entertainment until a few months before the wedding, only to then discover that many of their first choices are already booked. Here are a few things to be aware of when seeking the entertainment for your wedding. Meet Face to Face Planning a wedding can be extremely time consuming and hard to fit around your work schedules, but meeting with your potential entertainers is as important as having a fitting for your dress and looking at the venue before booking it. […]

Questions you should ask your prospective DJ

An article written by Anthony Winyard published in Ultimate Wedding magazine on 29/10/15 http://www.ultimateweddingmagazine.co.uk/2015/10/questions-you-should-ask-your-prospective-dj/ For most weddings entertainment is a big factor as it is what the guests will remember from the wedding in years to come. If you think back to weddings you’ve attended from years gone by you might not remember the cake from that wedding 5 years ago, or the favours from the wedding 7 years ago, but it’s quite likely that you’ll remember whether you had a good time from every wedding you’ve attended and much of that is down to what entertainment they had. Unless you’re a fan of taking big chances you’re going to want some reassurance that the entertainer you book is going to deliver what you want, and the only way to do this is by meeting them in person. Even if you were at a wedding a few years ago where there was a great band or DJ you should still meet with them for many reasons. Some of which are covered further in this article. […]

If music be the food of love…

If Music Be The Food Of Love Published in ProMobile, the magazine for Mobile DJs – Issue 60 July 2013 What is your attitude to the buffet when working at a wedding? Not referring to whether you tuck into it, that’s a whole other topic! But do you actively try to encourage guests to dance during the buffet? Or hold your hands up and play “background music” and accept that the dance floor will be empty until the guests have had their fill? […]