The Silk Street blog is our weekly blast of event entertainment top tips. We aim to be as helpful as possible. Planning an event can be a daunting prospect. So, we try to make it easier by sharing advice, guidance and tips that we have learned through years of planning and performing at a vast array of events.
We thought it would be a great idea to round-up what’s been happening with the blog. So, here’s a taster – our top tips for event entertainment from our blog in April.
Event Entertainment Top Tips: How to throw a street party
The country will soon be gripped by royal wedding fever. Meghan and Harry are tying the knot in a matter of weeks. This happy event inspired our blog Street Party: Planning perfect get-togethers . After all, when people think of a street party, they often think of royal celebrations. There is no better reason to break out the bunting.
In the blog we give some top tips about what to do if you want to put on a street party to celebrate the royal wedding. There’s still time, but you will have to hurry! More generally, we looked at some of the things you need to think about if you want to throw a street party. Licenses, risk assessment, rules, alcohol – all the formalities boxed off nicely for you. Furthermore, we suggested a few top acts that we recommend for street party live entertainment. A street party is superbly suited for the royal wedding but it sounds like perfect summer entertainment too.
Seven fun wedding reception ideas you need for your big day
7 Fun Wedding Reception Ideas You Might Not Have Come Across was full of ideas to make any wedding reception truly special. Of course, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with a traditional wedding reception. However, if you want to inject a little twist into the evening and do things a little bit differently at your reception, this blog is a must-read.
Number one on our list of top ideas was Fabulous Wedding Favours. The giving of favours is a time-honoured wedding tradition. These days, a handy hangover cure kit or a sachet of gourmet coffee are sure to be well-received and guaranteed to be used the next day.
And for a completely different take on things, how about a Brilliant Babysitter Break? There are some brilliant ideas to consider in this blog.
Event Entertainment Top Tips: Avoiding the pitfalls
When event entertainment goes well, there’s nothing better. Furthermore, we’re here to help you make sure that nothing at all goes wrong. Pitfalls To Avoid When Managing Event Entertainment offers fabulous advice about how to get the most out of your live act on the day of an event. In short, it’s about good planning and great communication. However, for all the finer details and some invaluable event entertainment top tips, check out the blog.
Finding Inspiration for Event Entertainment
Of course, there’s a lot to consider when you plan an event and choosing the perfect act is at the top of the list of things to do. Again, we’re here to help you get it right. Entertainment for Events: Find some inspiration was all about putting ideas in your head – great ideas.
For most events, live music is the order of the day. Therefore, this blog gives plenty of advice about choosing the right music act for your event. However, live entertainment doesn’t have to be all about the music. There are plenty of other options. From a professional DJ to magicians, caricaturists or dancers, whatever mood you want to create at your event, there is an act to match.
Event Entertainment: Wedding Swing Band Hire
Over on our sister site, Silk Street Swing are our signature swing act. Wedding Swing Band Hire: Silk Street Swing explained why a swing band is such a great choice.
One of the biggest advantages of a swing band is the fantastic versatility that they bring. From the arrival of guests to the wedding breakfast and the evening reception, a swing band slips into place effortlessly.
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