Alternative Entertainment for a Different Spin On Your Wedding

By The Celebration Team 03 Aug, 2010

Alternative Entertainment for a Different Spin On Your Wedding

To make your wedding a truly memorable one, why not consider hiring some extra special entertainment? This will not only make a lasting impression on your friends and family, but will also keep them occupied during the times in which you are having your photographs taken or signing the register. The following entertainment suggestions are some fun and different ideas that may make your wedding day an even more special one:

Magic Shows

Hire a professional events magician to regale guests with impressive tricks and a cunning deception of the eyes. Colin moves from table to table, performing tricks and wowing his audience. In addition, he also offers a bespoke wedding show, kiddies’ show and a silent performance for times during which music is playing. Colin combines humour with his magic shows to keep the wedding atmosphere light and fun.

A Photo Booth

Keep guests well entertained by providing a photo booth at your wedding reception venue. Encourage them to pose in it when they are ready and to be themselves. This will yield a combination of pretty, crazy and, quite possibly, shots that are completely inappropriate to share with anyone else! This form of entertainment is flexible, allowing the bridal couple to choose how prominent an attraction it should be. For more information, or to hire a photo booth, see

Line Dancing / Barn Dancing

Involve young and old alike by offering dancing lessons at your reception. Hire an instructor to come after the dinner or the dessert and get everyone on the floor and learning. Line dancing and barn dancing is usually quite simple to learn, making it fun for everyone. This will relax all in attendance and get them in the mood for a party.

Belly Dancing

Have an exotic display of this eastern art form by inviting a group of belly dancers to showcase their talents. The colours, music and rhythms are enticing, sure to keep your friends and family riveted. There is something supremely magical and romantic about eastern art forms, and these are brought alive through belly dancing.

Fire Twirling

Night time weddings are set off perfectly by fire twirling artists, who create an illuminated spectacle by twirling, throwing and dancing with fire. Professional artists can put on a most impressive display and are sure to create a romantic, haunting ambience. You may consider offering willing guests the opportunity to try their hand at this, in which case you will need to organise a tutor as well as the performers.

A Caricature Artist

Provide a few laughs and an alternative to more formal wedding photographs by hiring a caricature artist to sketch willing subjects. Each picture can have a standard background or a title to help the guests to remember this day. You may request that you keep the sketches, or allow each guest to take their picture home as a unique wedding favour.

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