Bring extra sparkle to parties with our indoor pyrotechnics

Indoor pyrotechnics can be added to any party bundle with SOS Entertainment

There’s only one thing more eye-catching than Sean’s dynamic dance floor to make a feature of a special dance at your party and it’s Sean’s indoor pyrotechnics!  But don’t worry, it’s perfectly safe, non-explosive and much more environmentally-friendly than old school pyrotechnics! As Sean explains in this short video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkhqHcmmKHs “A lot of people ask […]

Sean Tells Radio Faversham About His Superb Wedding Entertainment for Guests

Sean talks to Radio Faversham about wedding entertainment in 2024

Everyone who loves a wedding loves the reception – it really is about bringing everyone together to celebrate! As wedding entertainment for guests becomes an increasingly important part of the day, Radio Faversham stopped by to chat to Sean at the recent LK Wedding Fayre.   Clickable link to full recording of Sean’s chat with Radio […]

How to Plan a Proposal with Marry Me Lights – and more

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Want to propose but worried the words will come out all wrong? Never mind, Sean has plenty of romantic marriage proposal ideas – including one where the light of your love literally does the talking for you, with his MARRY ME? lights.  ROMANTIC NIGHT IN? Planning a romantic night in for popping the question sounds […]

At Home Wedding Proposal Ideas

Planning a proposal at home in the near future? Our Sean’s happy to help with some superb wedding proposal ideas, all suited to a romantic proposal at home. #1 LOVE LIGHTING Dreary days and long dark nights can be an ally for wedding proposal ideas – just add romantic lighting. From candlelight as you get […]

SOS ENTERTAINMENT: Wedding Trends for 2024 ~ and more!

Planning your wedding can be wonderful – but also a bit overwhelming. With so many trends out there, it’s easy to feel blindsided by options and pressured to follow them. But trends are great for inspiring your thoughts, just keep in mind your day is about the two of you. For a party which reflects […]

What to Do Now You’re Engaged

Wow ~ huge congratulations to you both on your engagement! However it came about – a planned proposal or a spontaneous romantic moment – one thing’s for sure, now is a very exciting time. And once the dust settles and thoughts of wedding planning start to sink in, you’ll be be wondering, “what’s next?” With […]

It’s 2024 ~ Time for a New Year Message from Sean

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It’s time for 2024 – and a whole lot more – with SOS Entertainment! Sean took a well earned break with a special family trip for Christmas 23! But whilst he was there, he was still full of plans for the business – and more – in 2024. Here’s Sean taking a little time out […]

All Aboard for SOS Entertainment’s Latest Charity Sponsorship

SOS charity sponsorship for PLIRB

What does SOS have in common with an independent rescue boat charity?  They both respond to an SOS call! No, it’s not the worst cracker joke in the world, it’s Sean’s way of sharing his charity sponsorship for 2024!  Yes, Sean’s happy to announce SOS Entertainment is proud to sponsor the Pett Slip Buoys, the […]

Dance Floor Hire – Dynamic Dancing and More!

Dance floor hire is a popular idea to add sparkle and something really quite unique to your party or event. But many customers ask ‘what’s so special about our dynamic dance floor and what effects can be achieved?’  So help is at hand! As usual, our Sean’s eager to offer some answers and a quick […]

Sean’s Success in The Wedding Industry Awards 2024

SOS Entertainment regional winner badges for TWIA24

November’s been a fantastic month for SOS Entertainment as Sean’s delighted to share he’s now an award-winning wedding supplier. Yes, our Sean’s now a Regional Winner in The Wedding Industry Awards 24.  Followers and friends will remember that Sean was shortlisted as a southeast regional finalist in two categories this time around: Wedding DJ of […]

Winter Weddings – 4 ways for Extra Special Days

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Winter weddings can be magical – UK weather permitting! Although the weather‘s usually the main reason why April to September are peak months for UK weddings, winter weddings are a popular alternative. If you’re flexible about the date, you can also find more options for venue choice and wedding supplier availability, plus some of these […]

Sean’s Tips for Setting a Wedding Budget You’ll Actually Stick To

Setting your wedding budget is no easy task. From wedding dress and bridal party clothing to fabulous food, photographer, highly recommended entertainment, cars, cake…the list goes on. Your wedding’s likely to be the biggest, most expensive party you’ve ever hosted! Even if you don’t want all these things, or you’re planning an intimate micro-wedding, the […]

What your last minute wedding DJ needs to know

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Being let down by a supplier just before your wedding day is a nightmare. But thankfully Sean was recently able to save the day with a last minute wedding package, complete with DJ, digital DJ booth and LOVE letters. Of course Sean’s usually involved with preparations and planning much earlier. And after the party and […]

Sean’s a winner with his happy couples and TWIA

Image shows SOS Entertainment regional finalist 24 badge for The Wedding Industry Awards 2024

Big news! Sean’s once again been shortlisted for his wedding entertainment hire services in the upcoming The Wedding Industry Awards 2024. Yes, the results of voting and shortlisting for the Regional Finals of The Wedding Industry Awards 2024 have just been announced! After receiving two very exciting emails, Sean’s delighted to share he’s now South East Regional […]

MEET SEAN AT UPCOMING LOCAL WEDDING FAIRS 2023

SOS Entertainment at local wedding fairs 2023

The 2023 summer wedding season has peaked and the autumn season is upon us, so Sean’s pleased to share upcoming dates when SOS Entertainment will be at local wedding fairs 2023. In the diary so far, Sean will be at … Charlton House & Gardens, Charlton Road, Greenwich, SE7 8RE – SUNDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 23 […]

Nothing Static About Sean’s Plans for SOS Entertainment

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As regular customers know, our Sean’s a very busy guy. When he’s not hard at work delivering SOS Entertainment services (for example, when the pesky pandemic stopped play and in those strange years since) he’s either immersed in building his party entertainment company or taking on external work to pay the bills. Well, we say […]

Bouncy castle brings extra fun to charity fundraiser

SOS Entertainment bouncy castle hire donation for charity fundraiser

Sean recently received an enquiry for a bouncy castle hire at a charity fundraiser event. But this fundraiser turned out to be for a cause close to his heart, so our Sean offered the bouncy castle hire free of charge. CHARITY FUNDRAISER The event was being organised by customer Bethany, as a fundraiser for a […]

From Party Planner to Wedding Planner Professional Too

SOS Entertainment's new wedding planner qualification

Sean’s goal is to always do more – and better – for his customers, especially his wedding couples. And this spring has been no exception because as well as working hard in the business, Sean’s also been studying in the evenings to help add something extra to the business – a wedding planner qualification. PROFESSIONAL […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS 2022 FROM SEAN

After two years of such an impact from Covid, 2022 has been amazing. Here’s a message from Sean for Christmas 22 … with a hint of new and exciting things for 2023! want to help someone plan a 2023 party? Our £50, £100 and £250 party gift vouchers are now available! CLICK HERE TO VISIT […]

From Fun to Flu Vaccines – and Now Back Again!

Image shows Sean collecting the trailer after being used to deliver flu vaccines

Regular readers and customers will know that Sean’s usually one vehicle short of a full fleet at this time of year. And 2022’s been no exception as once again, Sean’s been helping the NHS with the loan of his party trailer.  Over the last month or so, Sean’s party trailer has been at Parkwood Surgery […]

Welcome to Alistair – Delivering Our Soft Play Party Bus Trailer

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Exciting news! Sean’s continuing grow the company and increase the availability of our fabulous soft play party bus option … by welcoming a new member to the SOS Entertainment family to take charge of our soft play party trailer. So Sean’s very pleased to welcome Alistair Martin to the SOS Entertainment family. From now on, […]

Introducing *drum roll please* Your Wedding Toastmaster

This is a very special announcement introducing Men in Red Toastmasters to our family of professionals. If you’ve attended a wedding where Sean is the DJ, you will know how great he is, but even superman Sean can’t spin the discs and organise the day for you, but he knows a man who can! If […]

The Wedding Industry Awards 2023

Amazing news! Sean is happy to share that he’s once again been shortlisted as a South East Regional Finalist in The Wedding Industry Awards. And even more fantastic? This time around, Sean’s been shortlisted in not just one, but two categories: Wedding DJ of the Year Wedding Photo / Video Entertainment of the Year A […]

#10 Reasons to Say Yay to a Digital Display DJ for your Wedding Day

You already know that Sean’s the perfect DJ for weddings, that’s why you’re here! But did you know, hiring Sean brings you far more than ‘just’ a wedding DJ? You also get a multi-talented industry expert who’s passionate about making your day perfect. He’s also regularly takes part in The Wedding Industry Awards, so you […]

Charity Fundraising at Bobby’s Birthday Ball

charity fundraising, Bobby's birthday ball

Sean’s been busy again, this time supporting a family with their charity fundraising – and making memories at the same time! So we’re pleased to share news of Bobby and his recent Birthday Ball! Most kids (and their families) are excited when their birthday comes around. In Bobby’s case though, Bobby’s birthdays are particularly exciting […]

Graduation Party Ideas for Year 11 Leavers

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What a difficult and frustrating couple of years this year’s year elevens have had! But they’ve finally made it into that end-of-school mode and deserve more than ever to have a fantastic graduation party with their mates. GRADUATION PARTY IDEAS FOR YEAR 11 Whether you’re planning a Year 11 Prom or calling it a graduation […]

NERF Wars Party Ideas

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An ideal option for indoors or out, Sean has plenty of hire items for Nerf parties and even more Nerf wars party ideas!  WHY ARE NERF PARTIES AT HOME A POPULAR CHOICE? Whilst plenty of play centres specialise in NERF wars games, holding your own NERF parties at home can be a popular alternative. The […]

#10 REASONS TO LOVE OUTDOOR WEDDINGS

Last year, holding a wedding outside was generally for a very specific reason. But as we all move forwards, taking the wedding outside has grown in popularity because it’s a fabulous way to share your day.  So, whether you’re having a big do or an intimate celebration, having your wedding outside can be a perfect […]

Wedding Photo Booth Hire Upgrade Offer

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You’ve guessed it, Sean’s been shopping again! This time he’s been investing in more goodies for happy couples, so they’ll have everything they need. So say hello to something special for wedding photo booth hire! Yes, coming soon is a brand new addition to Sean’s wedding photo booth hire items! This fabulously decorative heart-shaped booth […]

Mobile Soft Play Trailer & Activity Centre for Hire

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Our mobile activity centre is the perfect alternative to hiring a kids party bus.  Featuring two different levels, the soft play trailer has a double decker play space! However, as it’s a trailer, it can be used in locations where a kids party bus cannot go. step inside our mobile party games alternative Come on […]

Sleepover & Slumber Party Ideas with Our Garden Igloo Dome

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Looking for slumber party ideas that won’t bore everyone to sleep? Our garden igloo dome hire options are spacious, stylish ways to host a sleepover party. Plus, with a 24-hour hire slot, our garden igloo dome hire gives time and space to go large with sleepover and slumber parties for all ages. Seriously, even an […]

#10 Reasons to Book Our Wedding Crazy Golf Hire

love letters and wedding crazy golf from sos entertainment

Of course, you want your wedding to be remembered for all the right reasons. It’s a celebration after all, and you want your guests to have fun. But most weddings run from day to night and sometimes there can be a little ‘in between’ time. That’s the moment when ensuring that all guests are entertained […]

Football Pool Rules & Ideas for Party Fun

football pool table inflatable for hire in Kent

Football Pool is the new game that’s sure to get everyone joining in and having fun.  Yes, the fabulous Foot Pool is here at OS Entertainment! This game is just what it sounds like: a fun hybrid of football and pool. Just like those games, there are rules to create fun and fair play. But […]

The Party’s On, Coming Out of Party & Wedding Restrictions

And there it is … the lifting of restrictions has been announced and life as we knew it is supposedly restored. But after rules and restrictions affecting us all for so long, it’s hard to just throw caution to the wind and pick up with life as before. For Sean, like many other professionals in […]

Playdate Activity Ideas for Half Term

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Half term comes around quickly and before you know it, that “what are we doing today?” question pops up. So if you’re looking for some ideas for half term, Sean has plenty of suggestions for helping you out with playdates and party hire!  soft play day Booking a soft play hire in your own home […]

Romantic Proposal Ideas for Our Garden Igloo Dome

romantic proposal ideas for our garden igloo dome

Thinking about popping that all-important question and want to go large (but not necessarily public) with it? Happily, our 5m garden igloo dome is the perfect setting for a low-key but thoughtful way to propose at home. So settle in with some of Sean’s suggestions for romancing the dome … DINING FOR TWO COULD LEAD […]

SOS ENTERTAINMENT AT WEDDING FAIRS IN KENT

wedding fairs in kent 2022

Now that 2022 is progressing, wedding planning is already under way for many couples! Sean’s glad to share that he has some upcoming dates for wedding fairs in Kent and beyond. So far in 2022, Sean is booked to be at … the warren, croydon road, bromley – sunday 30th january 2022 As the feature […]

DJ HIRE FROM OUR TWIA REGIONAL FINALIST SEAN

Yes, this week Sean attended The Wedding Industry Awards Regional Finals where he was in the shortlist for Wedding DJ for the South East.  After such a difficult year for weddings in 2021, Sean’s been excited, but pragmatic about his nomination and success so far in the 2022 awards, as he shared in a previous […]

SEAN LOVES TO DJ WEDDINGS … AND IT SHOWS!

dj weddings, The Wedding Industry Awards Virtual regional Finals 2021

Here at SOS Entertainment, it’s a fact that our Sean just loves to DJ weddings. So it’s no surprise that his passion for this type of party is frequently recognised in the fabulous feedback from his wedding couples. And it’s this fantastic feedback that means Sean’s reached the Regional Finals of The Wedding Industry Awards, […]

Crazy Golf Wedding Hire is Launched

mini golf wedding hire, sos entertainment

As readers and followers on Sean’s social media will know, crazy golf wedding hire is the latest addition to Sean’s stunning wedding entertainment packages. So, Sean’s very pleased to share that this weekend, his mini golf for weddings has its very first hire!  Now he doesn’t want to give too much away in the blog […]

NEW YEAR GREETING FROM SEAN

new year greeting

Well 2021 is done, but 2022 is coming through with lots of positives already  Yes, as Sean shared in his Christmas video, he has lots planned and plenty to offer as the year opens up! So now, with 2021 firmly behind us, Sean’s new year greeting is all about looking ahead to everything he has in […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS 2021 FROM SEAN

christmas 2021, SOS message

Well, yet another weird year draws to a close! But as you’d expect, Sean’s looking forward to positive things in 2022!  want to help someone plan a 2021 party? Our £50, £100 and £250 party gift vouchers are now available! CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR PARTY GIFT VOUCHER PAGE

Benefits of Choice in DJ Booth Sizes & Options

Whenever Sean receives a DJ hire enquiry, one of the first questions is about the size of his DJ booth equipment! And Sean’s answer is always the same …  what size do you need?   Because Sean sees offering a range of DJ booth sizes as part of the personal service and bespoke party packages […]

Add sparkle to your party with our DJ Pyrotechnics

DJ pyrotechnics, party pyrotechnics

‘Tis the season for indoor parties and spectacular displays! But, DJs are seeing a subtle shift away from the intrusive, explosive and non-environmentally friendly ideas of pyrotechnic displays. Instead, more of our customers are asking us about other ways to add sparkle to their entertainment. And of course, adding a bit of drama to their […]

Wedding Entertainment Ideas from Hitched (& Sean)!

We were thrilled to see a recent article from UK wedding favourite Hitched, all about Fun Ways to Entertain Your Wedding Guests. We were delighted to see such a great list of suggestions … and guess what? It was also brilliant to see that many of the items Sean’s been buying and adding to wedding […]

What We’re Asked at Wedding Fairs

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The Wedding fairs season continues and, as Sean still has another one coming up, he’s keen to share some of the insights from his most recent wedding fayre at Beckenham Place Mansion.   “Beckenham was buzzing for us, and other wedding suppliers, and it quickly became clear that having such a wealth of choice can […]

HEY DJ! Can You Play …? Yup, just text it through!

dj song request, sign & QR code from SOS Entertainment

Regular readers and customers responded very positively to Sean’s recent blog about new ways to place a DJ song request, thanks to the Request Box app.  But did you know, if you’re a party guest who isn’t into apps, you can also easily place a request at any of Sean’s parties. Yes, no need to […]

Beckenham Wedding Fayre Updates

sos entertainment at autumn wedding fairs 2021

The autumn wedding fairs for 2021 are well underway and Sean’s very pleased to share the highlights of his day at September’s Beckenham Place Mansion wedding fayre. A massive presence in his own right, Sean’s wedding hire items also had a wide presence on the day. Outside, the mobile disco ball roadshow had pride of […]

HEY DJ! Can You Play …? Yes Sean Can, With Request Box

request box, song request app

As readers and customers know, Sean’s keen to include the latest ideas and technology in his DJ sets. He’s also keen to help customers and their party guests have the best possible parties. So, he’s happy to bring together his digital displays with requesting plays … with Request Box. Yes, good news .. shouting over […]

Questions to Ask at Wedding Fairs 2021

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Wedding fairs are happening at last and are a great way to meet your potential venues and wedding suppliers. Fairs also offer a chance to ask questions and discuss ways to get the most value out of that all-important wedding budget. But, as we come out of the pandemic and thoughts of restrictions still linger, […]

SOS Charity Fun day for Isla Rose

Sean’s been busy again! Not content with working hard on the business side of things now that restrictions have lifted, he’s also doing his very best to help small charities which continue with fundraising struggles over the pandemic. And last weekend saw Sean in action again, setting up a Princess Play party in the village […]

SOS AT WEDDING FAIRS THIS AUTUMN

SOS entertainment at wedding fairs in 2021

Now that weddings are actually a thing again and planning can finally go ahead with some confidence, Sean’s pleased to share that he’s going to be at two wedding fairs this autumn.  BECKENHAM PALACE MANSION, SUNDAY 12th SEPTEMBER 2021 Sean’s glad to be finally returning to Beckenham (the image above shows some shots from when […]

FC Catalans – the season ends

community support, FC catalans uk

As readers and customers know, Sean’s keen on community support … and that’s why he’s proud to sponsor Rochester’s FC Catalans. So it’s time for an update on their progress, as the 2020/21 football season ends.  Well, the stunning SOS shirts and even more amazing players have worked their magic in what has been a […]

Romance With Our Garden Igloo Dome

light up dining table, igloo dome

Guess which of our hire options is proving very popular in the romance department? Yes, as the title of the blog suggests, our garden igloo dome seems to be accompanying couples throughout their romantic journey – from date nights and proposals, to wedding planning, wedding video screenings and special anniversaries! Our garden igloo dome hire […]

Make Play Dates Special with Soft Play

toddler soft play equipment for hire, kent & sussex

We’ve all had a tough time of it across the last year – and then some! And not least those babies and toddlers born into it all! Many have missed out on valuable social opportunities as lockdown presented additional challenges to parents. For instance, raising their child without support of family and friends, or the […]

Add Bounce to A Goodbye With Sean’s Year 6 Graduation Party Ideas

disco bouncy castle for hire in Kent

The last couple of academic years have been awful for schools and children. And after such a horrible time, we all need something to look forward to – especially our kids!  As we move into the summer term, we’re naturally thinking ahead to the term’s end and all the leavers out there. A graduation party […]

SOS HAVE A FUN DAY AT SCHOOL

fun day at school, bouncy castle hire for schools

Sean’s been back to school this week! No, not boosting his expertise with even more training and safety courses. This time, he’s providing entertainment hire services to create a fun day at school! Sean was approached by Mrs. Gooch, the headteacher of St. Nicholas CEVC Infant School in Strood, who was feeling deflated. In her […]

SOS Charity Digital Conferencing by Day, Disco By Night

1p36 charity logo, sos entertainment supporting 1p36 family trust

Sean’s friends and SOS Entertainment customers will remember his huge efforts to help others during the pandemic last year. But even now in 2021, the effects of 2020 are being felt by charities across the UK. So, not content with last year’s marathon (and then some) charity bike ride, and loaning out his party van […]

Questions to Ask #2 Outdoor Wedding Venues

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As restrictions lift, outdoor wedding venues are in the spotlight for weddings in 2021. And to be honest, they’re likely to remain just as popular in 2022 as well. So, for post #2 in our series on #WeddingVenueQuestions, Sean’s got plenty of suggestions for questions to ask venues to help with your outside party planning […]

Take Treats Outside With Our Igloo Dome

garden igloo dome hire

Looking for inspiration to make sure an outside treat goes ahead, whatever the weather? Say hello to our igloo dome tent? More of an inflatable igloo dome, than a tent of the traditional kind, an igloo dome is great for special treats – even across the colder winter months.  Sean has so many ideas about […]

The Benefits of Sensory Soft Play with SOS

sensory soft play ball pit and shapes

There’s no doubt, sensory soft play is a lot of fun! But did you know, it’s also one of the best ways for all young children to develop essential skills? How about coordination and motor skills? Then, there’s learning to share and socialise with other children? And of course, there’s learning, inspiration and imagination through […]

SEAN’S BIG ROCHESTER REVEAL

Sean’s been busy this week … but not in the usual way! Instead of buying new party items, creating bundles for customers who want to hire party equipment, sourcing accessories for the wedding packages and being proactive about safety checks on the SOS bouncy castles for hire, Sean’s been out organising something specific for the […]

Sean’s Ideas for Small Wedding Parties

Sadly, it’s almost a year since our first blog post offering ideas for small wedding parties. Things have changed so much in some ways, and so little in others but what’s remained the same is how patient everyone has been since weddings plans were once again hit by Covid restrictions. But, at last,  things are […]

Thank You NHS Staff

thank you nhs staff

Sean’s got a little something to share! No, not another exciting party product on the website. This time it’s a bit of news about Sean’s way of saying “thank you NHS staff.” Ever since the pandemic began last year, Sean’s tried to think of ways to say thank you to NHS staff for the extraordinary […]

Outdoor Wedding Ideas

mobile dj for wedding

Back in 2019, outdoor weddings were already growing in popularity … and as we move into a post-pandemic planning time, it’s a trend set to get bigger and better.  As things become more unlocked and we’re able to go outside and start planning, our Sean is passionate about helping out … by looking at outdoor […]

Say Hello Roadshow with our Mobile Disco and Glitter Ball In One

Remember the strange orange trailer which failed to fulfil its destiny as a juice bar? And you know Sean and his ability to see the party potential in anything? Well, we’re pleased to reveal that Sean’s vision for this unloved vehicle is now complete! Yes, as we shared on social media, Sean saw options for […]

Bouncy Castle For Wedding Entertainment This Summer? Here’s Why!

bouncy castle hire

As we look ahead into summer 2021 when weddings can finally go large, more and more couples are looking into outdoor venues for weddings and wedding receptions. And an affordable, fun way to add a little extra outdoor fun for young (and not so young) guests, is to hire a bouncy castle for wedding entertainment. […]

Covid19 – Continuing Customer Safety

covid19 prevention certificate

Thinking ahead to the eventual lift of lockdown? Sean certainly is, so here’s a quick update on his continuing efforts towards safe entertainment and party hire services. Because whilst gatherings and parties aren’t a thing for Sean and customers at the moment, antibacterial spray certainly is! Since the start of the pandemic in the UK, […]

Why We Love Customer Reviews

Facebook page for customer reviews, customer testimonials, SOS Entertainment

What can we say … we just love to read our customer reviews and feedback! Any time a customer gives us feedback it’s a way of directly helping us to grow the business and provide the best possible service. After all, getting the best possible service is exactly what our customers want too! And as […]

Wedding and party gift vouchers now listed

Just before Christmas, we shared a Facebook post which announced the arrival of our wedding and party gift vouchers! Of course, now lockdown #3 is with us, party planning is once again a happy thought rather than a practical possibility.  Hmmm. But although our services continue to be out of action, in order to keep […]

MERRY CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM SEAN

Sean Christmas Message, SOS Entertainment

A very strange and worrying 2020 is finally coming to an end! So how has it been for SOS Entertainment?  Well, after a wonderful festive period in 2019, with SOS Entertainment supplying Christmas party fun for businesses and families across the whole season, everything came to a halt in March 2020, when our own, and […]

Will There be Weddings in 2021?

DJ in tux standing on LED disco dance floor for hire

Just a quick post, to share the latest government response to that big question … will there be weddings in 2021? From couples to wedding planners to hospitality and events, caterers and all kinds of wedding service providers, there has been a lot of heartache over weddings in 2020. But, with news of a vaccine […]

Whilst parties are up in the air …

Sean’s got something to share! As many customers and friends know, whilst parties are locked down, he’s been busy organising new products, including some fantastic new party inflatables. Whilst we all know that Sean’s keen for SOS customers get the best from his DJ services and party products for hire, it’s not so widely known […]

Party Music For Wedding Celebrations – Your Day

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Despite the challenges that wedding planning has faced in 2020 – and into 2021 – the music for your day is one of those planning aspects you can still get ahead with. Yes, whether your date is booked, provisional or not yet settled, planning party music for wedding celebrations is one of those tasks which […]

Helping the NHS – The Party Van is Back

helping the NHS, coronavirus 2020

Whilst everything else has been restricted and locked down, Sean’s party van has been quietly busy! But instead of partying, it’s been helping the NHS!  Time for a final update … For the past month, one of the SOS Entertainment vans has been making itself useful at a GP surgery in Catford. The van’s been parked […]

Parked up & purposeful for NHS Flu Vaccines

nhs flu vaccines, pandemic support

The nation is currently very aware of health issues, so it’s time for an update on the SOS pandemic support to a GP surgery requiring extra space for administering NHS flu vaccines. We’re pleased to say that Sean’s offer to help out a GP surgery in Catford with the loan of our van is turning […]

Big News in The Wedding Industry Awards

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Sean’s had exciting news this week … he’s now a regional finalist in the Wedding Industry Awards 2021. After his nomination in the Wedding DJ category, then votes and feedback from customers, the TWIA judges spent time reviewing all nominations and votes before choosing their regional shortlist for best wedding DJ . With his work across […]

Pandemic Weddings – Double Date Rescue from SOS

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Throughout 2020, our focus has (quite rightly) been on health and keeping everyone as safe as possible from coronavirus. But in terms of overall impact on people’s future planning, in the pandemic weddings have really suffered. When restrictions first eased, the mood started to lift, planning started to go ahead in a very cautious way. […]

SOS NHS Support

nhs support

Hot on the heels of his superb fundraiser for local charity, Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat, Sean’s hardly got his breath back before offering out his next helping hand … this time with a little NHS support. Because we’ve now moved into that time of year when it’s not just the coronavirus amongst us … […]

SOS Charity Support to the Rescue (Boat)

Time for another update on Sean’s #SOSpedal4plirb mission to give much needed charity support to Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat (PLIRB) – and Sean’s pleased to share that his solo fundraiser has ended in success! Yes, although the weather forecast was dire and strong winds were the feature of the day, Sean braved the elements […]

SOS is nominated in The Wedding Industry Awards 2021

wedding industry awards

As existing customers know, Sean regards his role as a DJ – and particularly a wedding DJ – as a huge privilege. He loves nothing more than to bring his customers the party, the dances, the requests and the celebration atmosphere they truly deserve.  So we’re pleased to reveal that Sean is nominated in the […]

SOS Bike Ride for Charity – NEW DATE!

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Time for another update on Sean’s #SOSpedal4plirb mission and there’s something to be aware of. That date? It just got updated! Yes, as is often the way with these things, an issue of clashed dates has arisen! But with his training and fundraising on his bike ride for charity going well, Sean decided to just […]

FC Catalans – the kit’s about to hit the fans!

local football team sponsorship, SOS Entertainment

Time for an update on the SOS Entertainment’s local football team sponsorship … because the 2020/21 season is about to kick off for FC Catalans! And with the new season comes the arrival of the brand new kit, complete with the SOS Entertainment sponsorship splash! OK, we did give a cheeky preview of these before, […]

SOS Charity Bike Ride 2020 Update

SOS fundraising

So how are things going with Sean’s #SOSpedalforplirb endeavours? Well, as is the way of these things, first there was bad news, then there was good … As mentioned in the blog post where Sean announced his plan, his charity bike ride 2020 was to be part of September’s London to Brighton bike ride. By […]

Wedding bouncy castle just listed

wedding bouncy castle hire

We recently shared a Facebook post which announced that wedding bouncy castle hire will soon be possible. Not just because lockdown restrictions are finally starting to lift, but also because we’ve now got a lovely new one! Yes, ever since glam-mag Elle revealed that Princess Beatrice jumped onto this latest wedding trend at her recent wedding, […]

SOS responds to a local charity SOS

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Whilst SOS Entertainment is surviving the situation caused by the party-pooping pandemic, many local charities face a real struggle. Certainly, the lockdown and restrictions on gatherings has left many local charity fundraising events cancelled indefinitely. This in turn means charities are left without the vital fundraising income they depend on to stay afloat. And this […]

Ideas & Inspirations: Gender Reveal Ideas

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Did you know, baby showers and gender reveal parties are a popular booking for us? Of course you did! After all, any excuse for a party and we’ll be there! So we’re happy to share some gender reveal ideas that will ensure the party goes with a pop! gender reveal: who’s in the know – and […]

SOS Special Wedding Edition in The Biz

wedding planning tips, wedding entertainment packages

As our friends know, we’re keen to be part of local business networks. We  regularly work with Rochester’s It’sTheBiz local business advertising magazine and we’re glad to say that now that lockdown’s lifting, they’re getting back into circulation! What’s more, we’re also happy to reveal that Sean said “I do” to a wedding tips article […]

We’re stepping up with Wedding shoes from Caitlin

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Here’s a little extra something … SOS Entertainment Party is stepping out into wedding shoes, thanks to the lovely Caitlin! Great news for wedding shoes Caitlin runs a business creating personalised pumps – AirForce1 trainers to be precise! Caitlin tranforms the signature tick on each shoe by adding detail with diamante design. Customisation can be […]

Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue #1

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Knowing the right questions to ask your wedding venue staff can be difficult at the best of times. And with the latest guidance reflecting social distancing requirements and risk-limitation, there are now even more! So, to try and help, this post is the first in our #WeddingVenueQuestions series and we’re starting off with Wedding Entertainment […]

Sweet Treats for Wedding Reception – Ideal for Two Households

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It’s a strange thing, a limit of up to 30 wedding guests usually implies an intimate wedding. But when it’s actually a restriction of two households, and social distancing is still required, those intimate moments between families seem unlikely (and definitely unwise). However, it’s still possible to create something special by organising some sweet treats […]

SOS entertainment signs up with FC Catalans

SOS, business sponsorship, FC Catalans

Here’s something special! Even when things are ‘normal’ a bit of business sponsorship always helps to help level out the playing field for local football teams. But particularly in this ‘new normal’ it’s even more important to offer support to local level sports teams. So Sean’s happy to announce SOS Entertainment is now the title […]

Ideas for Wedding Entertainment for 30 guests

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Good news! In its latest round of CV-19 restriction lifting, the government finally confirmed that weddings with a small guest list can start to take place, from 4th July 2020.  As reported in the BBC, the limit on numbers is ‘up to 30 guests’. For many who were planning a 2020 wedding, this may mean […]

Our new van is dressed up and ready to party

Remember this? Our new-to-us van for transporting our party equipment hire services from venue to venue. Bless her, her before was a little ‘under-dressed’ for the occasion. Yes, as our previous post shared, although our new van is perfect for giving us capacity for our many party entertainment hire products, she was looking a bit […]

Ideas & Inspirations: selfie post box hire

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You’ve seen it at parties, particuarly weddings – that attractive, locked post box. But did you know, a wedding post box hire can be so much more? POST BOX HIRE – TO SELFIE OR NOT TO SELFIE? It’s your big celebration! Your generous guests are arriving with cards, vouchers and gift envelopes – some may […]

Ideas & Inspirations: Our flower wall hire

SOS Entertainment, flower wall hire

A flower wall hire from SOS is such an easy way to transform a dull wall into a stunning focal point. Whether to wow your guests, surprise a happy couple, or add a stun factor to a baby shower or birthday, we can offer plenty of ideas. After all, why not add a bit of flower […]

Wedding party giveaway

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As lockdown is starting to lift, people are starting to look ahead and make preparations – especially when it comes to getting that wedding party planned! So, as we’ve started getting more enquiries about our wedding packages and services, we’ve decided to sweeten the deal with a giveaway!   Yes, we’ve got 6 sets of 12 […]