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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.

How Street Performers Bring A Festival Vibe To Any Event

How Street Performers Bring A Festival Vibe To Any EventBlogs > Entertainment Inspiration

Looking to hire something different for your event? Are you looking for something to really impress your guests? Our Street entertainers could be your answer! In this latest blog we talk you through some inspirational ideas that bring the festival vibe to weddings, corporate events and private parties.
Alive Network Auditions - have you got what it takes?

Alive Network Auditions - have you got what it takes?Blogs > Artist News and Advice

Alive Network, the UK's leading live music and entertainment agency, are holding auditions for new artists at The Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and The Joint rehearsal rooms in London throughout 2014. Find out how you can take part.
How To Pick The Perfect Pianist For Your Party

How To Pick The Perfect Pianist For Your PartyBlogs > Customer Advice

Looking for some iconic party lounge music, or stripped back versions of pop party songs for your event? The Alive Network pianists are here to tell you all about choosing the perfect pianist for your wedding, corporate event or other private party.
10 Types of Bands You Can Hire From Alive Network

10 Types of Bands You Can Hire From Alive NetworkBlogs > Entertainment Inspiration

Can't decide what type of live band will suit your wedding, corporate event or private party the best? Alive Network have created a list which explains what the different band types are and where they are best applied.
Party Entertainers | Top 10 Children's Party Entertainment Ideas

Party Entertainers | Top 10 Children's Party Entertainment IdeasBlogs > Entertainment Inspiration

Searching for the perfect children's party entertainer? Look no further, Alive Network are host to some of the funniest, most interesting, imaginative and talented children's party entertainers in the UK.
Band Photoshoots & Live Music Photography

Band Photoshoots & Live Music PhotographyBlogs > Artist News and Advice

Our experience shows that a great profile photo is one of the biggest contributing factors to selling your band effectively on-line, which is why Alive Network offers regular free photo-shoots for member bands.
We Need The Best Wedding Bands Scotland Has To Offer

We Need The Best Wedding Bands Scotland Has To OfferBlogs > Latest News

Alive Network are looking for the best wedding bands Scotland has to offer. If you think you have what it takes read on to see what we're looking for and tips on getting accepted on our agency.
Alive Network Wedding Entertainment Goes The Extra Mile

Alive Network Wedding Entertainment Goes The Extra MileBlogs > Latest News

Ever wondered how far the best UK entertainers will go to make sure your event is one to remember?
Music Video Production

Music Video ProductionBlogs > Artist News and Advice

Alive Network employs a dedicated full time video producer/editor to make artist promo videos and to organise our team of freelance camera men filming gigs across the UK. A great video can be an unbelievable marketing tool, to the extent that we've seen bands achieve a staggering 100%+ increase in bookings after launching our showreel videos!
Top 10 Wedding Reception Songs To Avoid At All Costs

Top 10 Wedding Reception Songs To Avoid At All CostsBlogs > Latest News

Alex from Alive Network has created a list of songs for you to give to your DJ and/or band. Make it clear that if they play any of these tracks... you won't be best pleased!
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Rupert Sebastian (football juggling specialist)

Circus Performers

Rupert is one of a small international elite able to juggle with 5 footballs! This unique feat forms part of a specifically football oriented routine, consisting of high energy and a wide range of tricks, all performed with 1, 3, 4 and 5 footballs.
Gary Davies

Highly Recommended

Gary Davies plays a beautiful mix of Jazz standards & popular tunes creating the perfect backdrop for any occasion. From Adele to Sinatra, Gary's extensive repertoire, professional attitude, talent & wealth of experience is second to none!
Joe Johnson (Pianist)


Joe is a extremely talented pianist, providing an elegant sound for weddings, cocktail parties & corporate events. He is incredibly diverse, with a set-list spanning from jazz standards & classic pop right up to the latest current day hits!
Balloon Modellers

Childrens Entertainment
Highly Recommended

Balloon modellers add an extra something to your party or event and not only do they bring entertainment and fun to the day but your kids have mementos to take home with them!
Face Painters

Childrens Entertainment

Facepainting is a great way to ensure your children have a memorable day, whatever the party. They can be transformed into anything from wild animals to kooky clowns; from beautiful butterflies to their favourite superheroes!
Childrens Entertainers

Childrens Entertainment
Highly Recommended

Have a fun filled family day with some of the UK's top kids’ entertainers, handpicked by Alive Network. All of our children's entertainers come with PLi. CRB check and are loads of fun!

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