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 Devon and Cornwall 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 Devon and Cornwall from places like Exeter, Plymouth, Truro, Barnstaple and Falmouth, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your Devon and Cornwall Wedding magazine when contacting wedding entertainers in Devon and Cornwall.
Tailor-made music package for your memorable day. Pick and mix your favourite classics, modern hits and vintage songs, for Holly Morwenna to recreate acoustically, for your ceremony, canapés or your first dance. Holly also offers a songwriting service to celebrate your unique love story.
Real Ideas, the team behind Plymouth's Ocean Studios and Market Hall, and partners have just revealed the artists and installations for the highly anticipated return of the re-imagined Illuminate ahead of the festive season. In light of the climate emergency and the pandemic, the re-imagined Illuminate occupies a smaller footprint and lasts for two weeks, from the 15th until the 28th November, giving audiences the chance to calmly experience magical light installations and participate in an inspiring range of talks, workshops, film showings and live music.
Responding to the COP26 summit, climate crisis and the impact of Covid-19 on the cultural sector, the Real Ideas team have worked with a diverse group of local and national artists alongside scientists, data experts, activists, architects, technologists and environmental experts to create the Illuminate 2021 programme.... read more
Posted: 11 November 2021
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
Check out Mama Pik Music located in Exeter, Devon, for some of the most talented, hand-picked musicians based in both Devon and Cornwall to perform at weddings taking place throughout the South West. They offer artist liaison, artist development and artist promotion and acts include singer-songwriter Holly Morwenna whose musical style mixes folk with pop music. Influenced by everyday life and love, Holly captures honesty in her songwriting and has her own You Tube channel. Consider having music throughout the ceremony as well as during the wedding breakfast and evening party.... read more
Posted: 1 June 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
Party and entertainment experts Booth Fantasia located in Ilfracombe, North Devon, is currently offering a unique package on all of their services that include a fun magic mirror, ever-popular photo booth and a unique photo pod. The package allows couples a three-hour hire period, props, a backdrop, booth assistants, a complimentary memory book and a free upgrade to unlimited prints. All hire will be Covid-secure and the idea has been tailor-made with micro weddings in mind.... read more
Posted: 16 February 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
Planning a summer wedding? Then check out Devon Signs & Props based in Torquay, Devon! Laura Harvey is the director of this company who use sustainable and recycled wood and traditional hand-painting techniques and the talented team create backdrops like this fun pier pierrot photo board perfect for a seaside wedding (that was commissioned by www.prom-prom.com).They also make props and signs and bespoke commissions are available. They offer rentable props for weddings and events taking place in the area, including country lawn game signs, ideal for summer celebrations.... read more
Posted: 5 January 2021
Couples enjoying a honeymoon staycation this summer in Cornwall can enjoy a live show with globally famous folk band the Fisherman's Friends on Sunday 6th September who are set to close the Wavelength summer cinema experience atop Watergate Bay.... read more
Posted: 25 August 2020
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