Coming up with ideas of how to keep your guests entertained at your wedding can be difficult. For one thing, there’s often a gap between the ceremony and the reception.
English Wedding offers some advice:
“What better way to stamp you and your partner’s personality on to your wedding than with your entertainment? There really is something out there for everyone to make their wedding entertainment unique, whether it is big or small, cheap and chic, or large and lavish. Look at what’s out there and find what suits you, it is your wedding after all!”
You may be thinking of a magician or face painting for the kids. Alternatively, you could try a photo booth for the grown-ups, or maybe you would like something a little different?
Something a Little Different
There are so many great ideas for entertainment to keep your adult guests amused at your wedding. Here are a few ideas of some unusual wedding entertainment.
Flash Mobs – Flash mobs are very popular at events; they’re guaranteed to make jaws drop. Flash mobs are highly entertaining and a great choice for your wedding.
Celebrity Impersonators – How would your guests react to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at your wedding, or maybe David Beckham? Hire a look-a-like or two. Your guests will love it – just imagine the photos on Instagram!
Singing Waiters – Singing waiters have evolved over the years. Currently the most popular are mariachi bands. These sombrero-wearing troubadours will gate crash your wedding breakfast, singing rock and pop tunes, Mexican style. Other popular styles of singing waiter are female vintage singers, rat pack singers and sopranos.
Keeping Children Entertained
Keeping young children occupied and getting them to burn off some energy couldn’t be easier. Youngsters will love these unusual ideas, providing them with hours of fun activities and entertainment to enjoy. The best thing about these entertainment ideas is that adults will enjoy them too.
Petting Zoo – This is great for a country wedding; your young guests will love meeting the animals at your petting zoo. Youngsters will be able to stroke and cuddle cute animals and have photos taken with them as a memorial of their day. Mobile petting zoos are available for hire around the UK.
Ambient Entertainment – Now a hugely popular choice for events, ambient entertainers wow guests of all ages performing as stilt walkers, jugglers and acrobats.
Mini Sports Day – Games like the wheelbarrow races and egg and spoon races will ensure kids are entertained, and the adults can get involved in the fun. You could also have games such as ping pong, skittles, coconut shy and mini golf.