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Pinata Party at a Festival Wedding

When creating this shoot I wanted to bring eco conscious suppliers together so we could create a festival style wedding that was not only bold & beautiful but eco friendly too. I started with the eco glitter (you can’t have a festival without some glitter!), I also got a hair stylist on board who uses eco friendly products, a florist who uses lots of incredible local flowers, vegan shoes, a bridal outfit from Bowen Dryden that is from their BRAND NEW eco range!! and an incredible stylist and prop hire company who isn’t afraid of colour.

Since lockdown this shoot has taken on a much bigger and deeper meaning. It started out as a shoot to inspire couples to go bold with colour and think outside the box but it has changed into a great example of a post Covid wedding. We want couples to go all out when their big day comes around, we have been shouting ‘love wins’ for months but we want couples to be shouting about it on the day too. When wedding parties are allowed we want them to be huge and we want everyone to have the best celebration so we hope that this shoot inspires couples to do just that.

From face glitter to smashing up pinatas and flamingos on the lawn to neon lights, say ‘I DO’ they way you want to and make it a party to remember!

We got the lovely Scarlett & Chris to model for us, these two are a real couple and they are engaged. They sadly had to change their wedding plans due to Covid so I made sure we had lots of fun on the day to give them a little lift 😊

Absolutely loving this STUNNING stationery pack from Letters From Emily, the fonts and colours look fabulous together!

We started in a floaty short sleeved top from Bowen Dryden for the indoor photos with the stunning top table and ceremony backdrop. We then got Scarlett into the new eco sequin top from Bowen Dryden for the fun photos outside. There was some fun in the beautiful classic VW Beatle, piggy backs on the grounds of Vanstone Park, glitter blowing and pinata smashing before the couples tucked into the colourful wedding cake created by The cake Lab UK.

Thank you so much to this incredible team for such a fantastic gallery! We love this gorgeously vibrant colours!

Venue Country Tipis

Venue Vanstone Park

Photography  Katrina Matthews Photography

Décor & Styling: Fleur De Lace

Dress: Bowen Dryden

Florist: Rosehip Bespoke Floristry

Hair: Claire Barberella

Stationery: Letters From Emily

Makeup and glitter van: Glamavan

Cake: The cake Lab UK

Stitched signs and décor: The Sewing Alchemist

Pinata: Pinyatay

Celebrant: Kelly Hawes Celebrant

Car: Honey’s Weddings

Suit: Chimney Formal Menswear

Shoes: Beyond Skin

Models: Scarlett & Chris

DJ booth: Disco Nyts

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A Beautiful, Surprise NHS Wedding at Dunton Lodge Farm Weddings

Neon sign in tipi

Not only do we have a gorgeous wedding shoot to share… we have a story! It’s very beautiful and a bit emosh! This NHS wedding was sent into us by Pike Photography, featuring a real couple with a remarkable story. Read on to find out how a group of wedding suppliers created a beautiful wedding shoot for two paramedics after their big day was postponed. 

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A Paramedic Wedding During A Pandemic?

Emily and Ben are both paramedics for the London Ambulance Service. 2020 was supposed to be the year that they got married, but it wasn’t to be. Following Ben’s romantic proposal on a mountain top in New Zealand a year earlier, they began to excitedly plan their big day. At the time, they could never have dreamed that their wedding would be postponed. They certainly had no idea that they would instead spend it on the front lines of a global pandemic.

The outbreak of Covid-19 has shattered the wedding plans of countless couples. As paramedics, Emily and Ben witnessed first-hand how the virus devastated lives. Emily described their experience: 

“Hours and days at work quickly got longer and longer so I moved into a hotel in London to be nearer to work. I was responsible for PPE distribution which was one of the most stressful times of my life. Ben worked solidly 7 days a week to cover some of the vacant shifts on ambulances. We worked together on an ambulance a few times and worked together as hospital liaison officers to help triage patents waiting to go into A&E. These were the only opportunities that we had to see each other for much of that period. As time went on we knew that we were not going to have the big white wedding we had planned this year.”

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A Surprise NHS Wedding To Say Thank You…

Dunton Lodge Farm Weddings is a gorgeous outdoor wedding venue set amidst the North Hertfordshire countryside. When the owners asked Pike Photography and a team of wedding suppliers to showcase their venue in a styled shoot, they couldn’t refuse. The team also seized the opportunity to say thank you to this very special couple by creating a taster wedding to tide them over until they can say ‘I do’ for real!

From Scrubs To Sparkles…

Lisa Lyons Bridal created a gorgeous bespoke hand-made wedding dress for Emily. Claire of Barberella Bridal Hair created a gorgeous textured and braided low bun hair style, complemented with a delicate floral hair piece.

 Ben wore a sharp three-piece blue tweed suit from HRH Holmes, with a gold tie to complement the wider colour scheme.  Emily thought that Ben looked so handsome in it that she now won’t have him wear anything else when their real wedding day comes around!

Sarah of Sarah Maylin Flowers used beautiful pale blue Oxypetalum, also known as Tweedia, for the bride’s bouquet and throughout her floral pieces. This lent itself perfectly to the blue and gold colour palette and wedding styling by Fleur De Lace. What a perfect NHS wedding tribute! 

A Mock Ceremony Before The Big Day

“The NHS wedding shoot was amazing, despite being the hottest day of the year. All the suppliers were so lovely and made us feel special, even though it was only for a photo shoot. The surprises were not over there, the team had arranged a celebrant to conduct a mock ceremony. A huge thank you to Dunton Lodge Farm Weddings” – Emily

Everyone had major goose bumps as the bride and groom, led beautifully by civil celebrant Charlotte Roscow, recited their personal vows to one another and exchanged their real wedding rings. 

Experience a taster of this in the emotional video produced by Ayelle Photography.

Dancing Under Stars – An NHS Wedding Celebration

As the sun began to set Emily, changed outfits to sparkle amidst the warm sunset. Swapping the lace cape for a sequinned capelet by Electric Plume and adding a jewelled vintage headpiece by The Lucky Sixpence gave her a glamorous second look. 

The centerpiece of the shoot was a striking “naked” nimbus tipi. Provided by Country Tipis, it was set up on the front lawn and adorned with fairy lights. The structure was dressed with a stunning hanging floral display. For the tables and installation, Sarah added different tones of blue as well as white. These were complemented by the gorgeous metallic gold and vibrant blue stars, lanterns and glitter balls by Fleur De Lace

To perfectly round off the day, James of Disco Nyts created the perfect atmosphere for the evening. There was music, dramatic lighting and smoke effects. The amazing NHS wedding couple danced together beneath the stars.  

“Watching our couple embrace on the dance floor, I was reminded of why I love my job so much. Despite all of the stress and uncertainty that this crazy situation has brought, love always prevails and weddings will always be awesome.” Stephen of Pike Photography.

Thank you, weddings. Thank you, NHS. Stick it Covid! 

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The Team Behind This Gorgeous Paramedic Wedding

Celebrant: Charlotte Roscow 

DJ Special effects: Disco Nyts

Dress: Lisa Lyons Bridal

Flowers: Sarah Maylin Flowers 

Glitter cape: Electric Plume  

Hair Accessories: The Lucky Sixpence 

Hair: Barberbella Bridal Hair   

Photography: Pike Photography 

Suit: HRH Holmes

Tipi Hire and Furniture: Country Tipis 

Venue Styling and Decor: Fleur De Lace 

Venue: Dunton Farm Lodge 

Video: Ayelle Photography 

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Wedding Entertainment – What’s Important?

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When it comes to deciding on your wedding entertainment, booking the right type for your chosen venue is really important. After all, you don’t want to sit there wishing you had booked someone else. We also recommend talking to people who have had positive experiences and find out what made their entertainment so rememberable.

The next question we also ask is what sort of wedding are have you having? Tipi? Hotel? Barn? I hear you saying why does this make a difference? Well this can affect the flow f your day. Well, it’s simple! we can offer a package specifically designed to maximise your surroundings.

There is a huge variety of places to tie the knot and celebrate your big day, and couples choose different venues for a variety of reasons. However, if you’ve decided to provide amusement for your guests at your wedding, you need to make sure that your entertainment is going to fit the vibe you are after.

WE WANT TO TEAR THE ROOF OFF

It’s simple! a whole day entertainment is what you need.

The sound of a live act on the lawn during drinks followed by a piano player playing beautiful a background soundtrack throughout your wedding breakfast all topped off with a rocking DJ and Band in the evening is exactly the thing you need.

But we know that can all mount up and be rather expensive so Disco Nyts offers a variety of solutions to give you and your guests exactly what’s needed to have an unforgettable party.

WHO ARE DISCO NYTS?

As entertainment specialists we understand the importance of trusting your event or wedding with a company that will deliver exactly what you want?

We have provided disco’s, DJ’s, Live Acts, Lighting, and sound to some of the biggest established institutions in the UK along with Multinational companies and Armed Forces. All these events or weddings contain hours of planning and attention to detail. From the moment you book Disco Nyts we will meet and support you all the way

WHY CHOOSE DISCO NYTS?

We will stay in contact with you at regular intervals before your event or wedding to check and make sure that everything is going to plan. You can also take advantage of a free consultation with your DJ or act as this enables us to get the whole picture and understand your requirements in more detail.

All of our DJ’s and acts are friendly, professional, and reliable. They are always smartly dressed and have many years experience in providing different types of music to different types of parties and creating a unique party atmosphere.

Providing great event and wedding entertainment is always the key to making your party a success and essential for the success of our business. We are always happy to help in any way we can to give you the party that you’ve always dreamed of.

PACKAGES

Why not visit our packages section of our website to find out just why so many people turn to Disco Nyts to provide unforgettable entertainment.

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Wedding Entertainment from an award winning entertainment company Disco Nyts

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Offley Place Disco

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Based in between Luton and Hitchin Offley place’s location is simply perfect. Surrounded by the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside Offley Place is a gorgeous 17th century manor house, with a lovely fresh conservatory and acres of garden including a stunning rose garden.

Our job was simple, provide great entertainment and transform the conservatory.

Once the wedding breakfast was complete our team moved in and started the transformation. Our first job was to build our gold sparkle package

Our Gold Sparkle Package is our most popular package. Perfect for any wedding or event this package combines our stunning gold disco and one of our white LED dance floors and if perfect if you’re looking to add that wow factor this package is perfect for you.

Once we had finished the large installation Emily and Dave (bride and groom) asked us to add our uplighting package to the room and wow did it make a difference. Our uplighting took the room to another level and highlighted the beautiful features of the conservatory.

In order to help our future bride and grooms, we like to ask our customers about their experiences and what tips they would pass on.

Did you have any worries about finding wedding entertainment?

“Yes! Emily was convinced she wanted a DJ, but we were both worried that we would end up with someone who ignored our preferences, or who just played a playlist and didn’t ‘read the room’, or who was cheesy or unprofessional. To me, it was totally different to choosing a photographer/cake maker/florist whose work you can see examples of.

What made you choose Disco Nyts?

We had a look at your website based we immediately liked how professional you looked and sounded. Combine this with how much information there was on your website, and of course, you had great reviews, it was an easy choice. Both via e-mail and in person Faye was really helpful, efficient, and clear.

James and Paul struck a great balance between listening to what we wanted and offering your advice on what works well in your experience. You also offered the Gold Sparkle package along with microphones for speeches and uplighting the room beautifully”.

What a brilliant day – awesome couple, brilliant venue, lovely guests – magic

Here are a few of our fave snaps from the day…

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