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Browse over 2000 of the UK's best party entertainment ideas to make your event spectacular. We've got fantastic live party bands and party DJs to get your guests dancing all night, party entertainers to mix & mingle, children's entertainers for the kids and mobile photo booths to capture all the fun! From birthdays & engagements to anniversaries & retirements, whatever kind of party you're planning - you'll find the perfect live entertainment at Alive Network.

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The Best Party Ever Collection

The Best Party Ever Collection

Looking to throw the best party ever, with the best live music and live entertainment? Feast your eyes on this collection!
Garden Party Entertainment

Garden Party Entertainment

Check out this lockdown-friendly collection of garden party entertainers, bands and musicians for hire!
The Christmas Party Collection

The Christmas Party Collection

Roast chestnuts and Dickensian carolers? Or the glittering glamour of a big band? Whatever Christmas means to you, give it so... Read more...
The New Year’s Eve Party Collection

The New Year’s Eve Party Collection

Looking to throw the best NYE party ever, with the best live music bands & entertainment for hire? Feast your eyes on this co... Read more...
Premium Entertainment Collection

Premium Entertainment Collection

Make your event truly extraordinary with our heart-stopping collection of internationally-renowned, premium live bands and en... Read more...
1920s Great Gatsby Themed Entertainment Collection

1920s Great Gatsby Themed Entertainment Collection

1920’s Great Gatsby Themed Entertainment Collection from Alive Network. Recreate the roaring twenties with our fun and flirty... Read more...
Sound Limiter Friendly Party Bands Collection

Sound Limiter Friendly Party Bands Collection

If your venue has sound restrictions, you can still rock out! Check out our list of amazing sound limiter friendly bands, equ... Read more...
The Winter Wonderland Collection

The Winter Wonderland Collection

From angelic vocals and beautiful ice sculptures to Narnia-inspired characters, our collection brings together unique-as-a-sn... Read more...
The Acoustic Afternoon Collection

The Acoustic Afternoon Collection

Set the perfect chilled PM vibe for your guests with amazing harmonies, warm guitars and that laidback feel of an acoustic pe... Read more...
The Bar Mitzvah Collection

The Bar Mitzvah Collection

The Bar Mitzvah Collection contains our best bands, musicians & entertainers available to hire for Bar Mitzahs, Bat Mitzvahs ... Read more...
Mumford & Sons Style Indie Folk Rock Bands

Mumford & Sons Style Indie Folk Rock Bands

Find the perfect band for your homespun, rustic, vintage or festival wedding with our modern indie folk rock style bands.
The Ice Breaker Collection

The Ice Breaker Collection

Whether you want to create an entrance, set the ambience, or start a buzz, break down those British barriers and get your gue... Read more...
Upbeat Background Music

Upbeat Background Music

Put a smile on your guests’ faces with our upbeat background artists. Explore our artist selection for that moment when the c... Read more...
The Ambient Background Music Collection

The Ambient Background Music Collection

From heavenly harp music to subtle sultry jazz, let our edit of enchanting background artists inspire you. Your secret weapon... Read more...
Roaming Bands & Roving Musicians

Roaming Bands & Roving Musicians

Involve your guests in incredible, interactive live music with the best unplugged, acapella and acoustic artists with licence... Read more...
Vintage Themed Entertainment

Vintage Themed Entertainment

Vintage-style events turn something old into something new. Capture the glamour of a bygone era with our 'not olden, just gol... Read more...
Modern Songs in a Vintage Style

Modern Songs in a Vintage Style

Think vintage-style covers of modern rock & pop songs, performed by extraordinary artists, loved by everyone!
Summer Beach Party Theme Entertainment

Summer Beach Party Theme Entertainment

Your perfect sun drenched celebration starts here! Rival Ibiza’s coolest bars and bring musical sunshine to your event with o... Read more...

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Hot New Party Band - Season!

Season showcase on-stage chemistry, incredible talent & loads of experience! Covering chart hits, indie anthems plus some funk & disco classics, this cool band bring an infectious energy to every party they perform at! The band are true professionals who have previously performed alongside Carl Barat, The Ordinary Boys, Liberty X & more!

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Party Entertainment Ideas and Themes

It's not a party without live entertainment and Alive Network represents the very best party bands, DJs and entertainers available for hire in the UK. No matter how big or small your party or where in the world it's taking place, we can help you source live bands and entertainers that are so good, your party will go down in history as the best party ever!!! Feel free to call us on 01782 740 839 to run through ideas and get personalised suggestions, or check out the party planning articles below to get inspired.

Midsummer Music And Mud - Create Your Own Festival This Summ...

Avoid the driving, the camping, the tramping, the queuing and the credit card hammering that is the UK summer music festival scene, why... Read more...

Top 5 Entertainment Ideas For A Summer Garden Party

If the weather holds out this summer, you might be considering a traditional garden party. Alive Network has put together its top 5 lis... Read more...

Top 10 Party Entertainers For Hire 2017

Check out this list of our top ten hot entertainment picks for this year's birthday, anniversary, engagement, or retirement parties! Ch... Read more...

Five Tips For Planning The Perfect Party

Based on feedback from more than 50,000 customers over the last 15 years, Alive Network has compiled a list of the top five tips for pl... Read more...

Birthday Party Ideas

How do you plan a Birthday Party that will really make an impression? How do you make it a special event that will stay in people's mem... Read more...

Christmas Party Entertainment Ideas

Christmas is creeping up on us, so now's the time for Christmas party organisers to start booking the all-important Christmas party ent... Read more...

Anniversary Party Ideas

Whether you're celebrating a wedding anniversary or commemorating another significant milestone, Alive Network makes planning a great a... Read more...

Top 10 Bands For Hire 2017

Check out the hottest rock, pop and indie bands for hire in this year's top 10 list!... Read more...

View more in our Party Entertainment Ideas & Themes , Real Life Private Parties and Christmas Entertaining blog series.

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Alive Network is the largest online entertainment agency in the UK and one of the leading live entertainment providers in the world.

We hire live entertainment for more than 10,000 private events each year. Events range in size and budget from small birthday parties at a local restaurant through to lavish multi-million pound extravaganzas at the most exclusive and iconic luxury venues.

From The Dorchester to the Dog and Duck to the Burj Al Arab Dubai, Alive Network helps customers all over the world to hire the very best party entertainment in a few easy steps.

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