Tipi Weddings

Tipi weddings

Tipi Weddings Disco Nyts Style

At Disco Nyts we are desperate for summer to kick in! I know it’s only the 15th of January, but still… with all these summer weddings coming in we are starting to imagine that warm sunshine and those long warm evenings.

Following last years introduction of our new handmade rustic booth and our new bespoke tipi package, we have seen a dramatic increase in enquiries for our services.

Having a tipi wedding is, to be frank rather cool. So much so that we work really closely with Country Tipis just so we can attend more of them.

Now… Entertainment

This is where we really know what we are doing. Unlike the majority of companies out there, we understand that putting a bog standard disco just won’t cut it. After all so many couples we meet put so much effort you’ve put into making the venue look incredible why would settle for entertainment that simply doesn’t match.

Our Rustic booth blends in beautifully with any tipi rustic theme by continuing that handmade wooden vibe throughout all elements of our couples day. We don’t stop there our disco lighting is installed above within the tipi hats in order to have minimal impact on the floor of a tipi.  Not only does this give you some amazing lighting effects but also keeps all the modern lighting out of the way and improves the integrity of the rustic vibe going throughout your evening.

Now…..

Live acts, what can we say…… these are simply wicked. From sax players to a full band we offer it all. Our packages are a great way of providing complete entertainment throughout the whole evening

 

Contact us to find out more and let’s get cracking in building a totally unforgettable tipi wedding package for you and your guests to enjoy.

info@disco-nyts.com

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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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Offley Place Disco

Offley place

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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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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Wedding Dj

Great Fosters

Amateurs are less invested in their performance than a wedding professional.

The amateur DJ is doing it “for fun,” and if something goes wrong, it’s not a big deal. A wedding dj, on the other hand, risks his entire reputation and livelihood with every performance. One bad review can destroy his business and he knows it.

At one wedding, the DJ brought along his wife and newborn. Their table was littered with McDonald’s bags and his wife decided to breastfeed the baby during dinner.

Would you rather have an entertainer who is 100% invested in his business and performance on your wedding day or someone who does it as a hobby?

A wedding is a unique event that requires the skills and experience of a wedding specialist for a smooth, flawless ceremony and reception.

It’s about more than just playing music. Your wedding DJ is responsible for coordinating the timeline, orchestrating the introduction and flow of events, working with your other vendors, managing the guests, reading the crowd and making sure the right song is played at just the right time.

Even a wedding DJ who is quite experienced in the club setting will be at a loss because she simply isn’t familiar with the flow of events and how to prevent disasters when something goes awry.

One inexperienced DJ mistakenly announced a special dance with the bride and her grandfather because he forgot to update his notes. The entire family started crying because Grandpa had passed away two weeks earlier.

Are you willing to place the outcome of your wedding in the hands of someone who doesn’t “do” weddings for a living?

Your guests won’t dance without an experienced entertainer who can read the crowd and keep the momentum going.

You have to play the right songs at the right time and in the right order to maintain dancing. Oftentimes, the mood changes and your entertainer needs to change the program to maximize the dancing along the way.

If she can’t mix from one song to another, you’ll have gaps of “dead air” or awkward rhythms that will frustrate your guests and clear the floor.

Many couples think that providing an amateur with a set list of songs they love will be enough to make a fun wedding. It’s not. You need someone with experience to work with your requests and what your guests are responding to in order to avoid an empty dance floor.

One bride regrets hiring her DJ because he played “Unforgettable” five times during the wedding because he didn’t know any other slow songs.

Are you willing to sacrifice the fun at your wedding to save money on a cheaper DJ?

Find out why you must always book a professional wedding dj

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