Sopwell House

Sopwell house Cheese board

Sopwell house in based deep in the Hertfordshire countryside, with London virtually on the doorstep, Sopwell House is a hidden sanctuary for those who appreciate comfortable refinement and a real sense of freedom.

Complementing this sumptuous environment, guests will be welcomed by the genuine warmth of our family-run hotel with its dedicated team and a host of sophisticated facilities and services.

Our job was simple, provide great entertainment and transform one of the events room into a fantastic wedding party.

At Disco Nyts we offer a free early setup service to all our customers and Michael and Emma took full advantage of this. Our team went over to Sopwell house into morning and set everything up before a single gust arrived.

Once again we installed our Gold Sparkle Package uplighters and set up the daytime PA we left everything working and ready to wow the guests. The event planner for the day took a real shine to our daytime PA and spent the rest of the setup time dancing around to his music using the Bluetooth option available with our PA systems.

The evening was a great success and was quickly followed by a great review.

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

Any of other advice you would give to couples thinking of getting married?

“Always meet and talk to your suppliers. When we met Disco Nyts we knew straight away they were the company for us. Sadly we couldn’t meet James earlier due to work and life commitments but we really wish we had. When he went through all the options available and we wanted all of them. Sadly there simply wasn’t enough notice in order to arrange it all.  We honestly have to say Disco Nyts was one of the best companies we dealt with but make sure you be honest with all your suppliers and allow them to suggest some great ideas.

We had a great day and thanks to Disco Nyts for making the party truly unforgettable.

 

 

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Brocket Hall Wedding

Brocket Hall Wedding

Set in 543 acres of idyllic Hertfordshire countryside, The beautiful grounds offer the perfect backdrop to a Brocket Hall wedding.

The elegant and romantic setting is the perfect location for your special day. The Brocket Hall Estate, designed by Richard Woods, with the meandering Broadwater Lake and charming Paine Bridge offers the perfect backdrop for your wedding

Our job was simple, provide great entertainment and transform the Golf club into a fantastic wedding party.

At Disco Nyts we offer a free early setup service to all our customers and Becca and John took full advantage of this. Our team went in early morning and set everything up before a single gust arrived.

Once again we installed our Gold Sparkle Package, which is quickly becoming our most popular package and is perfect for any wedding or event as 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.

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

Any of other advice you would give to couples thinking of getting married?

“Choose suppliers that you trust and try to be as clear as possible in communicating your expectations. Make sure you be honest with all your suppliers and allow them to suggest some great ideas, after all, you guys are the professionals.

I what also think what also made our day so great was that we chose great suppliers who we could talk to easily and who worked so well together. The other piece of advice would be to enjoy as much of it as possible – it’s all over so quickly!”

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Finding the perfect Wedding Dj

Kings College Cambridge

1) Establish up front that you are the CLIENT and you are in charge. Let him know if you don’t like a talker. Tell him if he has absolutely no room for independent judgment. If you don’t want to hear a single song that isn’t on your personal playlist, let him know. Lay out the ground rules and don’t be afraid to be a little bit aggressive and put it writing, asking him to acknowledge your requests. Many wedding dj’s prefer you be upfront and direct. Just don’t be rude about it. There’s a way to be demanding without being Bridezilla. Be a little nicer if he’s your only option at the venue.

2) Be very specific about your playlist and, if he doesn’t give you a good form to work with, create your own and include the following categories:

Reception
– Cocktail music pre-entrance
– Entrance song
– First dance song
– Daddy/daughter dance song
– Mother/son dance song
– Cocktail music post-entrance
– Dinner music
– Cake cutting song
– Bouquet/garter toss songs
– Last dance

3) Decide whether you’re going to let the wedding dj take requests or not, and make sure you’re clear on the system with the wedding dj. If you’d prefer he not take requests, you can ask him to tell people that he doesn’t have the music being requested up to a certain point. If somebody gets aggressive, he might have to explain that the bride and groom have requested no spontaneous requests.

4) Be VERY SPECIFIC about your “Do Not Play” list. Those are the songs you really, really don’t want to hear at your wedding. You never know what your friends may request, and you’re better off making sure the wedding dj knows at the outset exactly how you feel about that. Trust me, “We are Family” can be a very awkward music selection in many groups.

5) Get your playlist to your wedding dj as early as possible. Every wedding dj has a different system, and many of them have to pull your playlist from their master systems, especially if you’re getting married somewhere like the tropics where the wedding dj’s might not have the most current systems. Some of them need time to make sure they have all your music ready in time for your wedding. At the very latest, have all song selections to your music master no less than 30 days prior to your wedding date. A full 90 days is even better.

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Choosing wedding entertainment

Milling Barn

When it comes to deciding on your wedding entertainment, booking the right type for your chosen venue is really important – you don’t want to be squeezing a 10-piece band onto a tiny stage, or putting an acoustic duo in the middle of a field. Read on to find out how to get it right…

What sort of wedding venue have you decided on? Are you having a country-style wedding in the summer with your reception in a marquee or barn? Have you decided to do the whole thing in a hotel? Maybe you’re having a city wedding with a small and intimate lunch or dinner in a chic restaurant?

There are a huge variety of places to tie the knot and celebrate your big day, and couples choose different venues for a variety of reasons – budget, location, time of year, the setting, the atmosphere and more. 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 venue you’ve chosen.

WHEN YOU’VE ROOM TO PARTY

If you’ve got a large space to fill, then your entertainment choices are only really limited by your budget.

Are you holding your reception in a barn? A castle? One idea we love is holding a ceilidh (pronounced kay-lee) for your guests. A ceilidh is a traditional Gaelic gathering with dancing to a live band, and this style of dancing has a number of advantages. Firstly, it appeals to all ages, from the young to the old – and it’s virtually guaranteed that everybody will have a good time. Secondly, everybody dances with everybody else, so you don’t need to have a fixed partner. Thirdly, it’s a great icebreaker and creates a wonderful atmosphere. Unlike a disco where not everybody wants to dance and enjoy the music, people find it hard to resist getting up to the foot-tapping rhythms of a ceilidh band.

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