Entertaining ways to amuse your wedding guests in the South West and Cotswolds

04 Sep 2018

Find something a little different for your wedding entertainment with these diverse additions for your South West or Cotswold wedding

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Bring the Game Over

Are you looking for inspiration for something new and different that will entertain and amaze your guests at your wedding reception? Bring the Game Over is a fully mobile gaming arcade that offers an immersive and fun video gaming experience, perfect for breaking the ice with your guests after the speeches and as your evening guests arrive.

Bring the Game Over can entertain up to 14 guests at a time from the incredible one-of-a-kind gaming van or set up inside your venue. 



Harpe Noire

Harpists Emma Graham and Liz Grier are duo Harpe Noire. Two harps at your wedding can open up a world of possibilities and provide the ultimate wow factor. Harpe Noire offers a unique service by allowing a seamless, musical transition from ceremony to reception.

Emma and Liz set up both harps, one in the ceremony room and the second one ready for your drinks reception. This removes that awkward gap while the harpist rushes from one position to another, setting up hurriedly in front of your guests. The two harps can then come together to perform as a duo for the remainder of the drinks reception. Your entertainment is continuous for the entire event as we take individual breaks.

Harps are incredibly versatile and Harp Noire's repertoire covers all styles of music. Emma and Liz are also happy to learn requests for you; let them create the perfect soundtrack to your big day.


First Dance Discos

Everybody dance now… A disco is the perfect way to celebrate your big day. Your DJ should play something for everyone, keeping your guests entertained and on that dance floor All Night Long. First Dance Discos say many of their couples compile a playlist of requests from family and friends which, combined with the couples own requests, provides the perfect balance for the evening.

Then there’s the first dance. Having trouble choosing that special song? Want something a little different? Talk to First Dance Discos, they can help with suggestions or even produce a special mix, just for you.



Casino Select

Mandy Blackler and her partner, Paul, together with a dedicated team of professional croupiers, would be delighted to add something special to your wedding celebrations. If you've been searching for wedding entertainment ideas and something unique for your big day, why not consider wedding casino hire? Casino Select specialises in providing you and your guests with the perfect wedding entertainment.

A wedding casino is the perfect icebreaker. The luxury casino tables include roulette, blackjack, dice, poker and the popular Wheel of Fortune, allowing guests to mix, mingle, laugh and have fun. Your guests will learn as they play and the friendly professional croupiers will explain everything as they go along. Your guests play the tables with casino chips and Fun Money, with a chance to win prizes at the end of the night.

The Casino Select team have more than 20 years’ experience in organising wedding casino events across Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and the South West. 



Tommy and The Fuse

Tommy and The Fuse have become one of the most in-demand event bands in the South West after enjoying years of gigging internationally, supporting chart acts, rocking celebrity weddings and entertaining the troops. They have also recently been publicly voted Best Live Band in The Cotswolds.

Between the core four band members, their musical history includes work on the same bill as Elton John, Jools Holland, Cheryl Cole, Lionel Richie, Ricky Gervais, Ronan Keating and recording at Abbey Road. Their set lists are as varied as their tastes, and when they’re not creating their own tunes, they’re covering classics from the '60s to present day, putting their own spin on hundreds of tracks by the likes of Madness, The Black Eyed Peas, The Killers, Ed Sheeran, Rudimental, Maroon 5, Queen and Bruno Mars. 

Tommy and The Fuse are the perfect choice for your wedding, offering both afternoon and evening entertainment if required, complete with PA system, lighting rig and a DJ music option.



A Touch of Class

Planning your dream wedding can be very stressful, ensuring that every detail is catered for. From vintage lawn games to entertain your guests, to bespoke, detailed centrepieces bringing your wedding to life and wedding styling that takes your breath away; A Touch of Class can deliver your wedding wishes while also catering for every budget.

Whether you choose traditional, rustic or a personally themed wedding, A Touch of Class luxury wedding stylists work hard to ensure that every detail is taken care of to the highest of expectations and are sure to give your wedding the wow factor. 



Pop Up Mini Golf

If you’re looking for something to keep the little ones or even the big ones entertained on your special day, how about hiring your own mini golf course?

Whether you are two or 102, everybody can enjoy mini golf. Pop Up Mini Golf has been providing golf courses and golf games to weddings since 2013. Husband and wife team, Mark and Sally, say; “It’s a great, fun way for different families and friends to mix and to keep your guests entertained well into the evening.”

Courses range from three to nine holes, can be used either indoors or outdoors and set up to suit your personal requirements and those of your venue. 



LB Magic UK

A good magician can make you believe in magic – a great magician can be the magic. Plymouth-based magician Lewis Belcher is one of the premier magicians currently working in Devon and Cornwall. President of the Plymouth Magic Circle in 2015, he’s brought his own brand of close-up magic to hundreds of weddings and both corporate and private events across the South West.

A versatile and adaptable magician, he specialises in close-up and table magic, performing tricks with cards, coins and rings, as well as illusions, mentalism, predictions and mind reading. 

A professional wedding magician is the perfect way to keep your guests’ interest during your wedding reception. Guests can spend a lot of time sitting around: waiting for the photographer to finish, waiting for dinner to be served, waiting for the speeches or the band. If your guests are happy, you can relax and enjoy your wedding just how it should be.



Order your copy of South West Bride or Cotswold Bride magazines and book your ticket to Bride: The Wedding Show at Westpoint Arena in Exeter. 

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