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    Telephone: 0845 108 5500

    Fax: 0845 226 3119

International callers please dial: +44 (0) 1782 740 839

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Opening hours are 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. We are closed on all UK bank holidays.
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Make a quick enquiry about wedding ceremony musicians

If you would like help selecting the perfect entertainment for your event, simply give us a call or submit the quick enquiry form below and one of our talented entertainment coordinators will be happy to assist.

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Welcome to Alive Network, the UK's largest and leading supplier of live wedding reception musicians and entertainers

Whether you're looking to hire a jazz band, a singer, a string quartet, a close-up magician or an authentic mariachi band for your wedding drinks reception - Alive Network are here to make booking wedding reception entertainment as easy and trouble free as possible. We've designed our service to make it easy for you to hire the very best wedding musicians in the UK, all from the comfort of your PC or device. If you don't have the time to browse through the huge choice of artists on our web site, or if you would like to get personalised suggestions from our expert wedding entertainment coordinators, we are of course more than happy to assist.

Simply phone us on 0845 108 5500 or submit a quick enquiry using the form above and one of our coordinators will be more than happy to help.

How to make an enquiry

  •   Browse our web site and add artists to your enquiry basket, then submit your basket as an enquiry to our team.
  •   Submit a quick online enquiry brief by clicking the Make a Quick Enquiry button above (we'll suggest suitable artists for you).
  •   Give us a call or send us an email using the contact details above and we'll discuss your requirements in person.
  •   Arrange a face-to-face meeting here at our office HQ in Staffordshire.

How to make a booking

  •   Inform your Alive Network coordinator that you would like to confirm a booking based on the quote that you've been given.
  •   We will draw up a booking contract and issue copies to you and your chosen artist (view terms & conditions here).
  •   You pay a non-refundable booking deposit to Alive Network (card, bacs, cheque) of between 20-30% of the total booking value.
  •   Your booking is confirmed and you will be put in touch directly with your selected artist around 4 weeks before your event.

Five-star personalised customer service

  • Expert advice tailored to your reception by your own dedicated wedding entertainment coordinator
  • 24/7 emergency support, 365 days of the year, for your total peace of mind

Alive Network Entertainment Agency is a UK-based company with a large team of dedicated staff. Although your first interaction with us might happen via our website we provide a personal one-to-one service once you've made contact with us. You will be assigned a dedicated wedding entertainment coordinator to help with your enquiry so you know you'll have the consistency of speaking with someone who knows who you are, what you want and the details of your wedding day.

We have built our reputation on a foundation of fantastic five-star customer service and whether you make your initial enquiry directly to us so that we play an active part in recommending artists, or you're happy to browse and choose an artist entirely on your own, you will always be able to speak with and receive help and assistance from your dedicated coordinator.

Our wedding reception music & entertainment booking services are interactive, human and tailored for you. No wonder we're the most recommended wedding music agents in the UK!

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Established in 1999, Alive Network Entertainment Agency has grown to become the UK's largest wedding entertainment supplier and one of the leading online entertainment booking services in the world. We help over 10,000+ couples hire wedding reception entertainment each year, with an unrivaled track record of booking live entertainment for more than 100,000 previous weddings.


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