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 […]

Sean’s Success in The Wedding Industry Awards 2024

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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

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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

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

SOS ENTERTAINMENT AT WEDDING FAIRS IN KENT

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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!

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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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 AT WEDDING FAIRS THIS AUTUMN

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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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. […]

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 […]

Will There be Weddings in 2021?

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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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Wedding bouncy castle just listed

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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, […]

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 & 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 […]

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 […]