Weddings, Weddings, Weddings!

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So – have you thought about live music for your wedding?  Let me tell you what I do…

Ceremony Music

I can sing for your Ceremony and this is how it usually works…  I sing for maybe 20 minutes before your Ceremony as your guests are arriving and finding their seats.  Then I can sing as you – the bride – make your entrance and walk up the aisle.  Then I can sing 2 or 3 songs while you’re signing the register.  Then last but not least, I can sing something for you both to walk back down the aisle together to.  Some people like to have a solo at some point during the Ceremony too :)

It’s really important to me that your Ceremony music is really special to you and I’m happy to work with you to choose the right songs.  I’m more than happy to learn songs for you if your special songs aren’t already on my playlist.

Drinks Reception

This is a great time to have some live music – everyone is milling around while you’re having your photographs taken and things are a bit more relaxed now the Ceremony is complete :)  I can help to create a great atmosphere for you and your guests.

I’m happy to go with the flow but you can also choose your own playlist from my list of over 300 songs :)

Reception Meal

This works really well too as my style is relaxed and not too loud – so people can enjoy their meal and their conversations but also enjoy the music too!

Early Evening

This could be straight after your meal when your guests want to relax before the party starts in the evening or it can be the first couple of hours of your Evening Reception as your guests are arriving and still want to be able to talk before the music or disco gets a bit louder… ;)

Evening Reception

My style works well for smaller weddings where a full band might be too much…  I can play couple of more lively sets so you and your guests can still have a party and a dance but also you can have something more acoustic and laid back too – the choice is yours :)

So – there you have it – that’s what I do :)  If you think my style would be good for your wedding, please call me on 07787 165536 to chat about your ideas as I’d love to sing for you! x

This week! 18 – 24 Nov 2013

Just thought I’d let you know what I’m up to this week! so here goes…

 

Thursday, 21st November – I’ll be singing at The Mockingbird Deli in Yarm from 6:30pm – you need to book a table to come along to this one – call them on 01642 913357 :)

 

Friday, 22nd November – I’ll be singing at The Dog & Gun this Friday night from 9pm in bar – everyone is welcome! the more the merrier – why not pop over for a drink or two and a sing along with me :)

 

Saturday, 23rd November – I’ll be heading up North to Alnwick to sing in the bar at The Fleece!!! 

 

Sunday, 24th November – Delighted to be singing at The Black Swan in Helmsley for their Wedding Open Day, 12 – 4pm – come along and have a look at this gorgeous wedding venue and meet some lovely wedding suppliers :)

 

Sunday, 24th November – I’ll be singing in the Cygnet Bar at The Black Swan in Helmsley from 9pm – always a lovely night :) 

Photo-shoot with Gary Walsh at Chapters Hotel in Stokesley - Hair & Make-up by Kate Pymm

Photo-shoot with Gary Walsh at Chapters Hotel in Stokesley – Hair & Make-up by Kate Pymm

Maybe see you soon….x

What can I do in an hour…..?

So much to do and so little time…..seems to be the story of my life at the moment!  BUT I wouldn’t have it any other way! :)

 

Just thought I’d let you know what I’m up to this week!  So here goes….

 

Thursday, 14th November – I’ll be singing for the Middlesbrough College Awards Night – this will be the third year I’ve sang for them and it’s such a pleasure to be there and be part of something so positive!  It’s great to hear about the fantastic achievements of their students too!

 

Friday, 15th November – Its the Wynyard Hall Christmas Shopping Fayre!  I think this will be my third year singing here too!  I’ll be singing from 11:00 – 13:15 – It’s always so gorgeous and really gets you in the mood for Christmas!!!  and it is only 43 days away after all – eek!  I better get practicing my Christmas Songs! :)

 

Friday, 15th November – Great to be back at Chapters this Friday night – I’ve been singing for them for almost three years too!!!  And I’m delighted to say I’ll be continuing to work with them for 2014 also!!  If you fancy coming along to Chapters just call them on 01642 711888 to reserve your table :)

 

Saturday, 16th November – I’ll be singing for a lovely Wedding Blessing for a couple who’ve just got married abroad :)

 

Saturday, 16th November – I’ll be back at The Black Swan in Helmsley this Saturday night!  It’s always a pleasure and such a beautiful place – maybe see you there…. I’ll be singing in the Cygnet Bar from 9pm

 

Sunday, 17th November – It’s the Wedding Wonder Show in association with Belle Bridal Magazine – Come and see us all at St James Park in Newcastle :)

 

Monday, 18th November – Sleep!!!!! Zzzzzzzzzzzz

This week…

Just looking at my diary for this week!  I’m glad of a couple of quiet days to catch up with myself then this is what I’m up to the rest of the week:

Thursday, 7th November – The Mockingbird Deli in Yarm – 6:30pm

Friday, 8th November – Chapters Hotel & Restaurant in Stokesley – 7:30pm

Saturday, 9th November – The Mockingbird Deli in Yarm – 6:30pm

Sunday, 10th November – Qwest Wedding Fayre & Fashion Show at Wynyard Hall

Sunday, 10th November – The Cygnet Bar at The Black Swan in Helmsley – 9pm

Hope you all have a great week whatever you’re up to….. ;)

Another great weekend :)

I’m so lucky to have such lovely places to sing :) I had a fantastic night at The Black Swan in Helmsley on Saturday night – I’m thinking about moving in – I seem to be there most weeks at the moment and it’s always a great night!

Sunday I was just up the road at The Star Inn at Harome – so cosy for a cloudy rainy day – I was singing for their Wedding Open Day and I had my usual spot right by the fire in the Cross House Lodge. I love it there and I’ve sang for some great parties and weddings there. I met some lovely suppliers – some familiar faces too: PapaKata, Yorkshire Yurts, The Bridal Lounge, Celebrate Country Cake Design, Busy Liz’s Floral Design, Dottypink Designs Wedding Stationery, Emma Dodsworth, Photographer, Goodys, Get Ahead Hats, International Centre for Birds of Prey, Kala King Patisserie, Victoria Jane Vintage, Vikki Adams and last but not least Yorkshire Chauffeur Company

I had to sneak off early from The Star Inn to go and sing at for Matthew & Sarah’s wedding at Chapters Hotel in Stokesley. It was a pleasure to sing for them and their guests – lovely couple, lovely place and a great atmosphere.

So after a hectic weekend – I’m glad of a quiet day today to catch my breath :) Also a chance to look at my week ahead!!

Next gig: The White Swan, Stokesley – Thursday, 17th October 2013 from 9:00pm