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Check out our exclusive live entertainment booking blog series, from the inspiring 'My Perfect Wedding', 'Excellent Events' and 'Perfect Parties' series, through to 'latest news' and our 'a day in the life of a professional musician' series, there's plenty to wet your appetite and get those creative juices flowing.

10 Top Ideas for Summer Corporate Events

10 Top Ideas for Summer Corporate EventsBlogs > Entertainment Inspiration

Planning a summer corporate event? Need ideas & inspiration to help you entertain your guests and have them talking about your event long after the last Pimms has been consumed? Check out the artist list below for some awesome ideas for summer corporate party entertainment.

Top Circus Entertainment You ‘Must Have’ At Your Next Corporate Event

Top Circus Entertainment You ‘Must Have’ At Your Next Corporate EventBlogs > Entertainment Inspiration

Here are just some of the latest trends in circus entertainment; book these and your audience will know you’re serious about their enjoyment, and not just clowning around…

Corporate Entertainment Faux Pas - Top 21 Entertainment Mistakes

Corporate Entertainment Faux Pas - Top 21 Entertainment MistakesBlogs > Customer Advice

Our experienced corporate entertainers spill the beans on the most common mistakes corporate entertainment bookers make - so you can avoid them.

18 Entertainment Ideas for 6 Corporate Event Types

18 Entertainment Ideas for 6 Corporate Event TypesBlogs > Entertainment Inspiration

We took a look at the type of corporate events our clients are booking entertainment for and came up with a list of entertainment ideas to suit the 6 most popular event types with various sizes from intimate office parties to huge corporate conferences! Take a look at the list below...

Top 10 Alternative Corporate Entertainment Ideas for Breaking the Ice

Top 10 Alternative Corporate Entertainment Ideas for Breaking the IceBlogs > Entertainment Inspiration

Looking for ice breaker ideas your next event? Have you been tasked with the job of hiring entertainment that will get your guests talking and interacting? Check out our Top 10 ideas for ice breaker entertainment for your next event.

DJ Stuart H Sounds Even Better With Hi-Fi Cables!

DJ Stuart H Sounds Even Better With Hi-Fi Cables!Blogs > Artist News and Advice

One of our top DJs for hire, Stuart H has written a cool blog about his recent experience with Hi-Fi cabling and connectors! This one's an especially good read for the audiophiles amoungst us.

Everything You'll Ever Need To Know About Booking A Comedian Or Comedy Act

Everything You'll Ever Need To Know About Booking A Comedian Or Comedy ActBlogs > Complete Entertainment Booking Guides

Check out this ultimate guide to booking a comedian or comedy act for your wedding, private party or corporate event!

Top 10 Entertainers 2016

Top 10 Entertainers 2016Blogs > Latest News

Check out this list of 10 hand picked entertainment acts for 2016. Perfect for parties, corporate events and weddings UK wide!

Top 10 Function Bands 2016

Top 10 Function Bands 2016Blogs > Latest News

This list contains ten of the most amazingly talented function bands in the UK - check them out!

Top 10 Cover Bands 2016

Top 10 Cover Bands 2016Blogs > Latest News

Check out this top ten list of the hottest cover bands on Alive Network for events in 2016!

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Rock and Pop
Highly Recommended

Hipster's repertoire contains classic & vintage artists; The Beatles, Fleetwood Mac & The Rolling Stones, plus modern indie & pop from Kings of Leon, The Killers & Pharrell. Over 1000 wedding & corporate bookings including; M&S, Wella, RBS, Lloyds, NSPCC, Oxford Uni Press & Claire's Accessories. Over 300 positive customer reviews!
Geoff Whiting

Geoff Whiting launched himself on an unsuspecting public by way of a five-minute open shot in March 1997. Since then he has become established as a popular compere at many of the UK's top comedy clubs, as well as a strong and versatile act.
Ed Byrne


Ed Byrne is unrivalled. He has played in major comedy venues across the UK & Ireland, appeared as a guest on TV panel shows including the BBC's Mock The Week & Never Mind The Buzzcocks, featured in a number of films and much more!
Get Funked

Rock and Pop
Highly Recommended

Get Funked are a 11, 14 or 17 piece band offering the ultimate live experience, oozing soul, class, integrity, energy, unbelievable musical ability and stunning presentation!
Soul Education

Soul RnB
Highly Recommended

An outstanding 6-12 piece Funk, Soul and Pop band featuring outstanding male & female vocals and an exceptional horn section. Extensive repertoire including hits from Michael Jackson to Stevie Wonder to Mark Ronson. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Football Freestyler

Circus Performers
Highly Recommended

Outstanding professional football freestyler with unbelievable skills available for performances at a range of events such as corporate & private functions, promotions, product launches and live spectator events.

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