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Ideas and Inspiration For Your Big Day! Expert advice on planning the entertainment for your wedding

With over 100,000 wedding bookings to-date, Alive Network are the UK's undisputed wedding entertainment experts. Head over to our Ultimate Guide To Wedding Entertainment which is packed with wedding entertainment ideas and inspiration and should be your first port of call. Below you can find recent articles packed with ideas, or you can browse our rosters of hand-picked wedding bands, wedding singers, wedding entertainers and wedding ceremony musicians throughout the UK. 

Your Ultimate Guide to Wedding Entertainment

Entertainment Ideas Blog Series

25 Sizzling Ideas for Summer Wedding Entertainment

25 Sizzling Ideas for Summer Wedding Entertainment

Make the most of the sunshine and delight your guests with the best in British summertime entertainment for your wedding day ... Read more...
Vintage Wedding Entertainment

Vintage Wedding Entertainment

If you're looking for an on-trend theme for your wedding that looks great, look to the past! Vintage and retro weddings are a... Read more...
How To Make Your Wedding More Fun

How To Make Your Wedding More Fun

According to a recent survey, 70% of brides and grooms want their wedding to be described as fun and that's just what Alive N... Read more...
Choosing Live Music For Your Wedding Ceremony

Choosing Live Music For Your Wedding Ceremony

Here at Alive Network we hire entertainment for more than 5000 weddings each year. We're frequently asked how much of an inpu... Read more...
Civil Ceremony Music Ideas

Civil Ceremony Music Ideas

Wondering what makes great, non-religious civil wedding ceremony music? Alive Network's artists and staff suggest 42 civil we... Read more...
Céilidh or Ceilidh – A Great Wedding Party

Céilidh or Ceilidh – A Great Wedding Party

Looking for reasons to book a Ceilidh band for a wedding? You shouldn't need any! ...But we've put together a list to remind ... Read more...
Fun Wedding Entertainment Inspiration

Fun Wedding Entertainment Inspiration

Wedding entertainment isn't just about the evening party, it's also about entertaining your guests throughout the day, so the... Read more...
Christmas Wedding Entertainment

Christmas Wedding Entertainment

Christmas weddings are often top of a bride-to-be's fantasy list, and rightly so... Fulfil you're winter wedding fantasy by h... Read more...
How to Give Your Wedding The X Factor

How to Give Your Wedding The X Factor

Lisa from Yorkshire Trio has always loved weddings. A keen musical director who has studied music in Los Angeles, Lisa presen... Read more...
Wedding Hymns: The Ultimate Wedding Hymn Resource

Wedding Hymns: The Ultimate Wedding Hymn Resource

Find the best traditional & modern hymns in our ultimate guide to popular wedding hymns and songs.
A Classical Guitarists Guide to the Top 20 Guitar Songs for ...

A Classical Guitarists Guide to the Top 20 Guitar Songs for ...

Are you looking to hire a classical guitarist for your wedding? Are you in need of some inspiration choosing the perfect piec... Read more...
Top 10 Reasons To Book A String Quartet For Your Wedding

Top 10 Reasons To Book A String Quartet For Your Wedding

A string quartet at your wedding can provide so much more than just background music! So, here's our ten top reasons for book... Read more...
5 Top Tips From Alive Network's Wedding Harpists

5 Top Tips From Alive Network's Wedding Harpists

Want to add a touch of sophistication and boost the romantic ambience of your wedding? Read on for 5 reasons why our Harpists... Read more...
5 Great Reasons To Book A 70's Disco Wedding Band

5 Great Reasons To Book A 70's Disco Wedding Band

Looking for the most fun you can get from a wedding band for your special day celebrations? DISCO is your answer! With big ha... Read more...
5 Great Reasons to Book a Barn Dance Band for Your Wedding O...

5 Great Reasons to Book a Barn Dance Band for Your Wedding O...

There's something infectious about an American barn dance that just makes you want to get up and dance, preferably in your be... Read more...
Why Book A Wedding Harpist?

Why Book A Wedding Harpist?

Interested in adding a touch of elegance to your ceremony? Want a classy, elegant accompaniment to your drinks reception? Thi... Read more...
Wonderful Wedding Inspiration Websites

Wonderful Wedding Inspiration Websites

It's that time of year when thousands of new brides and grooms-to-be start contacting us in droves to find the perfect entert... Read more...

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Here's Our Exclusive Wedding Collections

40+ Music & Entertainment Ideas for Rustic Weddings 40+ Music & Entertainment Ideas for Rustic Weddings Rustic weddings are all about lovingly-made décor, beautifully-lit bar... Read more...
The Crowd Surfing Bride Collection The Crowd Surfing Bride Collection Ditch the dancefloor for the mosh pit and rage against tradition with our collection of killer rock ... Read more...
Signature Wedding Bands Collection Signature Wedding Bands Collection Our signature collection of award-winning wedding bands, five-star recommended by cool and creative ... Read more...
Alternative Wedding Entertainment Alternative Wedding Entertainment From Rockabilly and Folk covers of modern pop songs, to indie rock wedding bands fit for festival st... Read more...
The Enchanting Wedding Collection The Enchanting Wedding Collection Make it magical with our hand-picked collection of enchanting artists to complete your fairytale wed... Read more...
The Rock My Wedding Collection The Rock My Wedding Collection Turn it up to eleven and bring the house down with our selection of live music bands for live music fans! Live bands don't get much better ... Read more...
Signature Wedding Ceremony Music Collection Signature Wedding Ceremony Music Collection From string quartets and harpists to classical guitarists and opera singers, this collection is pack... Read more...
Signature Wedding Drinks Reception Collection Signature Wedding Drinks Reception Collection A selection of our favourite wedding bands, musicians and entertainers for your drinks reception. Th... Read more...
50+ Ideas for DIY Wedding Reception Entertainment 50+ Ideas for DIY Wedding Reception Entertainment Handmade touches and truly unique styling is what it’s all about. Ext... Read more...

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