Bringing Events to Life – Our 360 Photobooth

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Planning an event and want something different when it comes to entertainment? Time to think about hiring a 360 photobooth. Whether it’s a wedding, corporate gathering, charity fundraiser or birthday party, it’s a sure way to keep your guests entertained and create lasting memories. The above images are screenshots from stills of the videos, so […]

Sharing the Love with Interactive Wedding Entertainment

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A wedding party is a celebration of love, as family and friends come together. And this is precisely why incorporating interactive wedding entertainment into your celebration not only shares the love – it also takes your wedding party to the next level. With his range of wedding games, Sean’s interactive wedding entertainment adds a memorable […]

Our Commitment to Community: Inflatables for Events

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At SOS Entertainment, Sean’s always eager to supply inflatables for events. For charity and community causes, he often reduces prices or provides extra special deals. Recently, he was delighted to be approached to supply inflatables on a very different basis; instead of being paid a hire fee, Sean was asked to provide inflatables at a […]

Fun team games with a footpool inflatable hire during Euro 24

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Footpool, a fun and family-friendly blend of football and pool, is gaining popularity for team games. And whether you’re planning a community activity or a garden gathering at home, using a footpool inflatable adds an extra layer of excitement and versatility to the experience.  What’s more, having the national pride and footie-focus whilst UEFA Euro […]

Bring extra sparkle to parties with our indoor pyrotechnics

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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: “A lot of people ask […]

Sean Tells Radio Faversham About His Superb Wedding Entertainment for Guests

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

From Party Planner to Wedding Planner Professional Too

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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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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

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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

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Football Pool is the new game that’s sure to get everyone joining in and having fun.  Yes, fabulous Footpool is here at SOS 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 unlike official […]

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

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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 […]

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

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‘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!

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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

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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

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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, […]

Romance With Our Garden Igloo Dome

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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

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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

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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 […]

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

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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

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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 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 […]

Outdoor Wedding Ideas

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]