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Ooh, Interesting! – The British Navy Use Britney Spears to Scare Off Somali Pirates

February 12, 2016


When you think of pirates, you are probably thinking of Johnny Depp or the threatening Captain Barbossa from Pirates of the Caribbean rather than the rather jolly sight of Captain Pugwash sailing the high seas. Of course, these images are completely wrong, especially when you consider that some of the most dangerous waters in the world are so feared because of men patrolling in boats far smaller than what most would consider to be a be a pirate ship.... "Read More

Awards Month – Event Entertainment for Awards Shows

February 11, 2016


With the BAFTAs, Oscars and the BRIT Awards all upcoming this month, we are fully invested in awards shows and awards month, so today we’re taking a look at how to make your awards show that much more exciting! Last week, we looked at hiring a fantastic presenter for a far cheaper price than you might have previously imagined and this week, we’re looking at how to entice guests to your awards show and keep them entertained whilst they’re there!... "Read More

Wedding Wednesday – Fun with Food

February 10, 2016


We’ve all been to a wedding. Heck, a fair few of us are probably looking ahead to our summer diary already and are mentally reminding ourselves to book a hotel for that weekend away in Norfolk come June. And that one in Edinburgh in July. Oh and that one in Dublin over the August bank holiday. Yep, weddings are everywhere and when we think of weddings, we’re almost always thinking about the catering. Will there be a free bar? We don’t know the answer to that one but we can suggest a never ending chocolate tap. Sound good? Read on…... "Read More

In Pictures: Medieval Entertainment at Tower of London

February 09, 2016


Tourists love London. And who can blame them when we have a building on the north bank of the River Thames which goes by the full title of Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London. It’s 2016 and the Queen still has a fortress to which she puts her name. Amazing! What’s more, this fortress is a fantastic events venue in London and is perfect for medieval entertainment. So perfect in fact, that we provided just that last week.... "Read More

Event Preview - Dolce Vita at the Baglioni Hotel

February 08, 2016


Ask a single person what they’re up to on Sunday and they’ll probably shrug because it’s Sunday and nobody plans that far ahead. Ask a disorganised couple what they intend to do this Sunday and they’ll most likely do the same thing. But an organised couple? Now you’re talking! An organised couple will undoubtedly let you know that they’ll be spending the evening at the Baglioni Hotel watching Dolce Vita live.... "Read More

Ooh, Interesting! – The Origins of the Magic Circle

February 05, 2016


Pretty much everyone knows that the world’s best magicians are all part of the Magic Circle but how many people know how it came to be? In this week’s Ooh, Interesting!, our blog dedicated to fascinating facts in the entertainment world, we look at when this magical society first formed, why it formed and what it was originally called. It’s an intriguing story that is sure to make you go, “Ooh, Interesting!”... "Read More

Romantic Valentine’s Day Entertainment Ideas

February 04, 2016


It’s getting ever closer! Have you booked your restaurant table yet? Ordered the rose petals that you will liberally throw all across the bed? Cancelled the glitter idea after the startling realisation that it’s practically impossible to get the sparkly nightmare material out of the floor? If yes to all these, then you’re probably here to get some last minute Valentine’s Day ideas to make it truly special. Without further ado…... "Read More

Top 5: Animal Entertainment NOT to have at your Wedding

February 03, 2016


Your wedding day is your special day, a celebration of the love between yourself and your partner. As such, people want to have the best of everything on their Wedding day, making sure to check all sorts of things that normally wouldn’t be a concern. What is the exact colour of the wedding invitation and is the paper of the best quality? Are the light bulbs of sufficient brightness? Are they too light? If somebody arrives on a motor bike, do we have parking spaces for that?! The list is endless and generally, everything goes okay. But when it comes to wedding entertainment, there is such a thing as too much Pinterest. Here are five ideas featuring animals (sometimes unintentionally) for your wedding that you might want to reconsider.... "Read More

Awards Month - Hiring Comedians for an Event

February 02, 2016


We all have our favourite podcasts. Admittedly, Annabel in our office only really discovered them two weeks ago but now she is marathoning Serial like the best of us and eagerly wanting to know about other things to listen to on her morning and evening commute between her home and the office. In tandem with this, we often get a lot of enquiries for comedians who are often a lot more expensive than people expect. If only there was a way to combine these two difficulties and find out about incredible up and coming comedians for your event…... "Read More

Awards Month - We are UK Blog Awards Finalists!

February 01, 2016


What better way to start the week than with some good news? You may be here on this website to check our some event entertainment, wedding bands or maybe even a speaker like Ray Mears and for that, people often like to read blogs to figure out exactly how to host their event or see some imaginative ideas. That's what this blog is all about! And thankfully for us, enough people enjoy reading our blog to ensure that we have been voted as finalists in the UK Blog Awards 2016!... "Read More

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