It's a great idea to hire some form of entertainment for your wedding guests and there are so many different approaches to inspire you.
To give you just a few Yorkshire wedding entertainment ideas to whet your appetite: think about jazz singers, soul bands, fireworks, harpists, magicians, fun casinos, Wedding DJs, caricature artists, singing waiters and even fortune tellers.
Aside from the ceremony itself, music often forms a hugely important aspect of almost any wedding. It really helps create the mood you would like whether romantic, fun and laughter, but above all helps to make your day one to remember for you and your guests for many years to come.
Here’s some great wedding entertainers based in Yorkshire from places like Leeds, Bradford, York, Sheffield, Doncaster and Harrogate, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your Yorkshire Wedding magazine when contacting wedding entertainers in Yorkshire.
High Energy Live Music to Pack Your Dance Floor!
The Blue Lion Band are live music experts, wedding enthusiasts, and party starters, infusing every event with energy and full dance floors. Get your party jumping!
A premium, customisable 3-15 piece band, the Blue Lions specialise in high-energy music for festivals, weddings, corporate events and private functions – at a sensible price. They are full-time professional musicians who perform regularly with some of the best in the UK, touring and recording with artists including Ellie Goulding, Jason Derulo, Mark Knopfler, Gotye, and George Michael, as well as working and touring with numerous West End shows.
They host live showcases all over the UK, so couples can preview the band before booking – showcases also make for a great date night or fun evening out with friends! This is an ideal opportunity for you to see the quality of music Blue Lion provides, and make decisions about the music for your big day based on personal experience.
You can also tailor the dream band to suit your style and budget. Anything from a 3pc band up to a 15pc band with full horn section, percussion and backing vocalists. Any style from jazz and big band to pop, funk, and Motown. The Blue Lion Band are dedicated to excellent service throughout your planning process.
You’ll benefit from a designated producer to help with planning and answering any questions you may have along the way. They also provide you with your very own band planning page, making the experience a breeze!
From the 21st June, limits on wedding sizes lifted and couples across the country will be getting their wedding playlists ready, but what could be more important than the first dance song - especially for the next four weeks when this dance it the only one allowed! Selecting a song which has meaning to the special couple can be tricky. Many couples know that whatever song they choose will go on to forever be known as 'their song', which adds pressure to making the right choice. It's perhaps then no surprise that there are almost 1,000 first-dance dedicated playlists on Spotify to help couples choose, but which songs are the most favoured?New data analysed by five-star hotel, The Grand, York has revealed the most popular songs to play during a first dance in 2021.Analysing over 57,000 songs on Spotify, the current top ten list has been revealed, and the results might just be surprising.Securing both first and third place is the hugely successful Ed Sheeran and taking second, is 2021 X Factor winner, James Arthur.... read more
Posted: 23 June 2021
At Your Yorkshire Wedding magazine, we want to help you plan your dream wedding. That's why we put your wedding planning questions straight to our local wedding experts so you can get the best advice. Today, Phil Richards of Phil Richards Music answers your question and gives advice on getting your music right for your wedding day. "How do we achieve a classic feel for our music in the day, but still get the party started in the evening?" Read on for the answer...... read more
Posted: 13 April 2021
CherryTop Weddings has developed a new Covid-secure interactive wedding entertainment experience that can be enjoyed by guests attending as well as friends and relatives watching remotely. (It's also ideal for larger celebrations when restrictions lift.) Everyone will receive a 'Love Story' which is a printed booklet personalised by the couple. It contains photographs of the newlyweds and activities chosen by them including a quiz to find out how much their guests know about them, wedding speech bingo, word searches, drawing challenges and much more.... read more
Posted: 18 March 2021
The beauty of lockdown is having extra time on your hands to plan the big day and spend more time looking in to extra ways to make the event truly bespoke. Lark is an exciting new company which composes tailor-made, personalised songs – perfect for weddings. Lark's team of award-winning writers, musicians and producers, who have worked with the likes of Alicia Keys, Amy Winehouse, Sia and Sam Smith, collaborate with couples to craft a completely bespoke song from scratch. The finished product is a mastered piece of music - truly unique and meaningful to them which will be treasured forever.... read more
Posted: 22 January 2021
Whether you fancy yourselves at Strictly Come Dancing champions, or your both prefer just to shuffle on the spot and hope for the best, that iconic first dance moment is still as popular as ever when it comes to the big day.The team at jewellerybox.co.uk have taken a look at user-created playlists on Spotify to find out which songs are the most popular choices for the first dance. Maybe you'll find your 2021 wedding song in the results....... read more
Posted: 12 August 2020
Is your partner happy to just use a playlist on your big day? We talk to Yorkshire wedding band Soul Patrol about why live music at weddings is the best!... read more
Posted: 31 March 2020
What wedding entertainment is best to fill that gap between the wedding ceremony and the wedding reception? We asked Yorkshire wedding magician and entertainment expert Wee Magic Al.... read more
Posted: 23 January 2020
We asked Yorkshire's DJ Mark Green how to get your DJ to play your favourite music on your wedding day and skip the classic cheesy wedding tunes. Here's what he said...... read more
Posted: 14 January 2020