Celebrate in Style - Wedding Entertainment Ideas

14 Jul 2014

Celebrate in Style - Wedding Entertainment Ideas

From ice sculpture and caricatures, to sky lanterns and fireworks, wedding entertainment ranges from the quirky to the breathtakingly beautiful, writes Graham Chapman.

 

 

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Over recent years it has become the habit to have a formal wedding breakfast, either in the morning or afternoon depending on the time of the ceremony, attended by family and close friends. Later, more guests are invited to join the family party at an evening celebration frequently also attended by the bride and groom. This usually involves a light buffet and perhaps a disco. Now fun though this might be for the very young and the under-45s, there are loads of other forms of entertainment that would keep even the elders of the gathering happy and entertained.

It might be fun to feature karaoke, which is a way of including the guests more directly in the entertainment, and it can be a wonderful ice-breaker. Or you might have a live band or group to dance to, with a vocalist for the intervals. This gives the organisers a chance to tailor the music to their taste. For example, if they choose a square dance they can have a caller to keep everyone under control. For the children, you could include a magician, or clowns. Both can keep even the not-so-young enthralled and in fits of laughter.

Something less inclusive but just as entertaining would be to engage an ice sculptor. All eyes would be riveted on the work in progress, and a good sculptor will be able to turn that featureless block of ice into pretty well anything, from a swan in full plumage to an accurate portrait of the happy couple.

A caricature or silhouette artist can keep guests entertained while others are dancing and at the end of the evening there would be something very personal to take home as a souvenir of a wonderful night.

Darkness provides the opportunity for sky lanterns – a new form of entertainment that is gathering popularity – or, of course, the enduringly popular fireworks. Firms specialising in this form of entertainment, and it is necessary to have it done professionally, will erect beautiful set pieces, again possibly culminating in a sparkling portrait in flame of the newlyweds.

With all these activities going on, in order to avoid confusion it is essential to both keep guests informed of events as they occur and to direct them to the various entertainments. For this purpose a toastmaster is invaluable. He or she (and there are women who do this) will attend the evening event and announce each piece of entertainment, introducing the performers in their turn. The toastmaster will also be there to announce the end of the evening’s activities, so turning what might otherwise be an untidy and unsatisfactory wind-down into a well-organised, happy and relaxed event that everyone will remember for years to come.

 

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