The Sweet Sensations are a glamorous female vocal trio.
With incredible vocals and slick harmonies this female trio sing
everything from classics to current hits, suitable for background or a more upbeat party.
Individually, the girls have amassed a huge amount of credits having performed in theatre, television, cruise ships and have played world renowned venues such as Wembley Arena, the Barbican & the influential ‘BB King’s’ in NYC. The girls have had the pleasure of working with some of the biggest names in showbiz including the legendary Kid Creole.
Together they are an exciting collective of talent and have added glamour, charisma and unrivalled entertainment to many events worldwide and to some of London’s most prestigious venues including Claridge’s, Soho House, The Century Club and Quaglino’s.
The Super Roams are a stylish and accomplished group who never fail to raise a smile.
Their musical talent and ability to charm an audience is made evident through their great unplugged covers of pop, Motown and soul classics – to name just a few of the genres in their wide repertoire.
The ELIXIR string quartet is a dynamic, vibrant and exciting quartet playing modern day covers of pop songs with electric instruments, who can also play classical pieces as a traditional, acoustic string quartet.
Classically trained at Britain’s most prestigious music conservatoires (Royal Academy of Music & Guildhall), between them they have performed throughout the UK and across Europe and have even entertained royalty at the Epsom Derby to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.
A hugely versatile quartet, ELIXIR is experienced in string arranging (Lightning Seeds session work, Richard Ashcroft /The Verve), touring with Madness, on cruises and performing at many corporate events and weddings. They have also appeared on Television shows such as The X Factor, Popstar to Opera Star, GMTV and at venues as diverse as The Royal Albert Hall, Wigmore Hall and the Royal Academy of Art, to the O2 Academy and Glastonbury festival.
ELIXIR excels in both classical and contemporary settings, from entertaining guests at the Wallace Collection to the Madison Rooftop Terrace for an exclusive Muse after-show party.
Experienced, highly versatile, professional and glamorous, The ELIXIR string quartet are suitable for all occasions. ELIXIR are available with a singer and/or a percussionist, adding a unique, modern take on string quartet style.
Maxx’s Jazz Collective is a trio of saxophone, piano and double bass.
For nearly ten years they have played at venues across London and the globe such as Claridge’s, The Dorchester and The Hilton Hotel New York.
The collective play jazz from the 1920s to the 1960s. With a wealth of experience, they make any event memorable.
All band members are graduates of the prestigious Trinity College of Music and now work across the globe as part of the collective and on other projects, working with artists such as Jamie Cullum, Basement Jaxx, Alexandra Burke, Mark Lockheart and Simon Purcell.
The Gin Club Blues Band are reviving the best rhythm ‘n’ blues, jump-blues, and jazz of the 40s, 50s, and 60s. The band is a collection of some the best musicians in London. Their stomping’rhythms, infectious horns and soulful vocals will make you want to dance the night away with their authentic versions of the real, original ‘rnb’ dance music.
They play a variety of tunes that audiences know and love as well as some lesser known surprises, even though as soon as you hear them you’ll wonder why they aren’t already staples of your own collection! If you are a fan of the music of Ray Charles, Fats Domino, or Nina Simone – you’re in for a real treat.
They are available as a 6 piece band or smaller lineups.
Emily’s Jazz & Tonics will bring glamour and sophistication to any wedding, corporate event or party with classy renditions of your favourite jazz standards, swing classics and Postmoden Jukebox covers. All of the band’s members have many years experience at a national and international level and the versatile line-up of saxophone, double bass, piano and drums provide the perfect backing to Emily’s smooth vocals. A duo or trio are also available for smaller venues or more intimate crowds.
“Jazz and the Tonics came and performed at Leith’s at Beaulieu for a corporate event on the 28th July 2018. They were professional and friendly to deal with and not only that but were AMAZING performers. Emily’s voice is just out of this world with everyone complementing her. I would 100% recommend Jazz & The Tonics to other corporates or wedding parties.” Sarah Goodyear
Vintage 90’s is a collective of London’s top session musicians brought together to form an incredible and unique band. Vintage 90’s takes the best songs from the 90’s to the present day and performs them with an exciting and individual twist. Dance the night away and listen as the three amazing vocalists layer intricate harmonies over classic vintage sounds.
The band perform dressed in their great vintage style, looking every inch as good as they sound!
DJ Thom has a wealth of experience DJing across the globe. Be it an intimate private party or a product launch, Thom’s skills have taken him from playing during the Cannes Lions festival to securing a residency at the Ritz Carlton Shanghai.
He can produce the perfect background soundtrack to your event, or take it up a notch and fill the dancefloor with his house, disco, funk and soul selections.
Previous clients include Moet & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot and Yves Saint Laurent.
The Samba Brazilian band are a London based quarter specialising sounds and rhythm of colourful Brazil!
Compact yet packing a punch, with music ranging from bossa nova and grooving afro-funk to toe-tapping samba, they have the ability to get those who want to dance on the dancefloor, as well as delighting those who just want to listen from afar.
The quartet delivers this original and full sound by the ingenious use of a guitar synthesizer enabling guitar, bass & keyboard sounds at the simultaneously, a small kit/cajon set up providing drums & percussion, strong female vocals & infectious energy completed by beautiful & colourful lines on soprano saxophone & flute.
Heather was first bitten by the performance buzz at the Globe Theatre, which compelled her to study music at Trinity College. Her musical prowess, effervescent personality, and charismatic presence has made her a sought after artist. She’s played with many big hitters on the jazz circuit including Roy Ayres, Marcus Printup, Michael Franti and Neneh Cherry.
Heather is clocking up air miles with invitations to play private parties for the likes of Michael Caine, Prince William, Richard Branson, Madonna, Al Pacino and Jodie Kidd.
For lively club crowds, she teams up with international DJs, including Norman Jay, Jeremy Healey or Kelly Marie lacing jazzy riffs with uplifting dance music. HedKandi, Café Del Mar and Soho House do’s in Cannes are regular haunts.
Izzy’s incredible soul and pop sound has given her the opportunity to sing as backing singer to artists such as Ellie Goulding, Michael Ball, Alfie Boe, Rod Stewart, Lunchmoney Lewis, Angel Haze, as well as PBUG, Sarah Harding, Mark Ronson, Boy George, Mollie Marriott, Madness, Saint Saviour, Wang Chung and The Flying Pickets. She has also supported artists such as Lucie Silvas, Ed Sheeran and Foy Vance.
She regularly works as a lead vocalist and as the head of ‘Izzy’s Quartet’, performing at high-profile corporate events both in London and internationally including venues such as The Savoy, The Langham, The Ritz, The Skygarden and for clients such as Samsung, Lexus, Citroen to name just a few.
Ipad Caricaturist who can mix and mingle amongst guests drawing on an iPad and sending prints to a small wireless printer, or, our caricaturist can be stationed in a suitable area with an iPad hardwired to a TV screen – guests can come and sit to have their caricature drawn whilst other guests can watch their drawing being done live on screen.
Traditional Pen & Paper caricaturist, can do individual portraits, or group sketches. Branded paper an optional extra.
I would like to say a huge thank you for a wonderful job. You were perfect on Saturday! Everyone all loved their pictures and thought it was an amazing touch to the evening. We hope this will not be our last event and and anticipate that we definitely plan on working with you again in the future – Janice Sawyer – Plurimi Wealth LLP
Just a quick message to say thank you for the work you did for McLaren on Thursday evening. I really loved the drawing that you did of me in my bikini! – Phil Walker – McLaren
Louisa first fell in love with harp at the age of three after being taken to see the Nutcracker ballet.
She was the first harpist at Trinity College to graduate with a first class degree and whilst undertaking her postgraduate studies was invited to perform a concerto at the Royal Festival Hall with the Trinity College symphony orchestra and was awarded the Silver Prize for String Players.
Since leaving college, Louisa has had a busy freelance career working with many of the main professional orchestras in the United Kingdom. These include the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia, London Philharmonic, Ulster Orchestra, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra English National Ballet and English National Opera and at the Royal Opera House.
She has given recitals at The Purcell Room Southbank,Fairfield Halls, Southwark Catherdral and St Martins in the Fields and been broadcast many times on Radio Three. Louisa was also the featured soloist in a BBC television documentary on Benjamin Britten.
As a harpist for functions, Louisa has performed at many beautiful venues and hotels in London and the South East from Claridges to The Ritz and the Houses of Parliament.
She has performed for royalty and celebrities, as part of the Trafalgar Day celebrations she was invited to perform at an intimate dinner for the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh and regularly plays for functions at the Houses of Parliament.
Louisa is also carving out a niche with her unique renditions of pop and rock songs played on the harp, this year she was invited to perform at the Kerang Rock Awards where she played in front of Slash from GunsnRoses and Ozzy Osbourne!
She is in great demand as a harpist for weddings and takes great pleasure in creating the right atmosphere through specifically chosen music. At Christmas time she can usually be seen performing in the Nutcracker ballet orchestra with the Royal Ballet in London maybe even inspiring future generations of harpists as she herself was once so inspired!
These former Cirque du Soleil fire performers have wowed audiences on the BBC, ITV and MTV, as well as for numerous private and corporate events across the UK and worldwide. They can also perform aerial shows.
They can perform ambient or choreographed performances.
“I was taken aback by the skill level you’re bringing to the stage. Not only stunning fire skills, but also great acrobatics and dance! Congratulations!”
– Alessandra Martines – Le Jury – The Best : Le Meilleur Artiste
“I honestly can’t put into words quite how amazing it was, it was everything I hoped it would be and more.”
– Karine Zegrir – Press Relations Hotel Royal Evian les Bains
“The duo was fantastic! Just the two of them filled the entire stage and kept our 5000 attendees on the edge of their seats.”
– Sky TV Production Team
Our Balloon Modellers are a fun, interactive roving or static act for your event – no matter what your age is!
The Mix and Mingle option includes two eye catching roving acts decorated with extravagant balloons which are sure to turn heads.
The Pop Up Boutique consists of two balloon experts who can deck your guests out in fabulous balloon creations from incredible fascinators to extravagant headdresses, making your guests the stars of the event!
Claudia Contortionist, recently proclaimed ‘Britain’s bendiest woman’. (This Morning ITV, Daily Mail Online, The Sun Online), is one of the most highly skilled contortionists performing in the UK today, having trained at The National Centre for Circus Arts where she was awarded a first class honours degree.
Her performances include amazing handstands combined with unbelievable moves such as the triple fold. For top events the marinelli bend (considered to be one of the most difficult and dangerous contortion positions) can be included. Claudia can offer walkabout ambient sets, spectacular acts, or for something completely different a comedy Granny, either act or ambient. These performances take contortion to a new level, leaving the audience feeling they have witnessed the impossible.
Past clients include This Morning, Asda, Toni & Guy, Barbican, The Savoy Hotel, One Marylebone to name just a few!
Based in London, Dom’s sets are shaped around House and Dance music. However, he has a wealth of experience in dealing with diverse crowds, at diverse venues, which has resulted in making him extremely adaptable. He is able to perfect a style that accommodates any type of listener, from underground music enthusiast to chart pop devotee.
Dom has performed alongside artists such as Ed Sheeran, Sub Focus, Low Steppa, DJ Luck & Mc Neat, Ms Dynamite, Waze & Odyssey, DJ S.K.T, Felon and Toyboy & Robin. He has also personally DJ’d for artists including Solo 45, Gracious K and Baby D. Similarly, he regularly collaborates with live musicians such as saxophonists, percussionists and violinists.
Dom has held club residencies across the UK including London, Brighton, Reading, Surrey and Oxford. He has performed at various festivals including El Dorado, Rise Festival, Taste Of London, Forbidden Festival, and Bournemouth 7s. He has also played across Europe including France, Spain, Turkey, Greece and Croatia.
He is the Resident DJ for the award-winning Beaufort house, a stylish cocktail bar, event venue and members club, as well as the opulent, Cuban-influenced club with a rooftop terrace, Embargo Republica, both situated on the fashionable Kings Road in Chelsea.
He also holds a residency at Altitude London, who host corporate parties for companies such as Nike, Microsoft and Unilever. Other notable venues he’s recently performed at include Claridges, The Royal Arts Academy, Home House and 100 Wardour Street.
Balkan Beats are a 7 piece collective who play the traditional music of the Balkan and Mediterranean regions. Balkan Beats are equally adept at taking an intimate audience on a musical journey through Europe as they are taking audiences on a frantic journey around the dancefloor!
The band includes Clarinet, Violin, Vocals, Accordion, Double Bass, Guitar and Drums (or percussion) but they can function with a smaller ensemble too.
Our vintage foot juggling act ‘Marlene’ is a homage to the 1920s, and to the icon Marlene Dietrich, entertaining audiences with expert foot juggling in gorgeous 1920s costumes.
Take your audience back to the roaring 20s and let them experience the magic of an umbrella floating through the air and as if gravity doesn’t exist!
Perfect for 1920es or Great Gatsby themed events.
Ramon is on of the UK’s top Flamenco guitarists. With flamenco running in the family, he was inspired by his father’s passion and started playing the guitar from the young age of 7. He progressed to playing in one of the world’s best Flamenco club ‘Los Gallos’ in Seville alongside the best dancers and singers in the industry.
He has performed in London’s most prominent theatres including the Royal Albert Hall and theatres in the West End, such as for the musical Zorro, as well as numerous events and weddings. He is also an arranger and composer for BBC Radio 4.
A true enthusiast of traditional flamenco and popular ‘Rumbas’, he is the perfect artist to bring a touch of Spanish flair to your event. He can also bring a singer or dancer to accompany him.
The Latin Quarter are a London based group of musicians putting a fresh ‘Latin spin’ on popular song. Comprised of experienced musicians, this group will bring you all your favourite songs fused with infectiously rhythmical rumba grooves or a smooth samba vibe.
If you are looking for something a bit different but still want to hear those familiar hits we all love, then this band is for you. The Latin Quarter are just as easily adapted to small intimate soirée as they are a large corporate event.
Previous clients include the Royal Academy of Arts, Porsche, Claridge’s and Lexus.
Lucy is an experienced and enthusiastic musician based in London. She specialises in providing music for weddings, corporate events, private parties and session work across the UK and abroad. Lucy has already had a successful career working as an individual and in various ensembles and orchestras, including her piano & cello duo.
She has a wide musical repertoire ranging from classical Bach solo cello suites to John Legend and is more than happy to have music specially arranged for your event. Lucy regularly plays with her pianist Jonathan, but if a piano is not available then she is more than happy to play along with backing tracks which she can supply.
Previous clients include the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Vivienne Westwood, The Old Royal Naval College, The Ritz London, Claridges, The Savoy and Selfridges.
Blue Strings are a classical and contemporary group ranging in line up size from the Blue String trio to the Blue String Orchestra.
They have performed and recorded with renowned artists such as Adele, Emelie Sande, Beyonce, Nigel Kennedy, Take That, Birdy, Paloma Faith, Rod Stewart, Pavarotti, The Script, Ne Yo, Lana del Rey and Simply Red. Blue Strings have played at venues such as Harrods, the V&A, The Dorchester, Claridge’s and Wembley Stadium.
Our feature String Trio and String Quintet are formed of 2 or 4 violins and the double bass – a unique take on a classical string group. The bass incorporates a slap bass technique that injects energy in to any performance – resulting in a unique and memorable style.
Elegant, sophisticated and versatile, the trio and quintet are able to perform on acoustic or electric instruments. They perform music from an extensive and diverse repertoire from Bach to Beyonce, fusing classical training with pop and jazz styles. All the music is arranged especially for the group and special requests are welcomed, no matter how unusual!
The Trio and Quintet have a range of beautiful dresses that they can wear according to client preference to match the mood and style of the event. They can also provide amplification and their own sound engineer.
The Night Collective are a core duo of vocals/drums and guitar/backing vocals playing vintage 1920s and 30s jazz and swing. They can increase to a trio with the addition of a saxophonist/clarinettist, a quartet or 5 piece swinging band.
Their carefully selected repertoire consists of vintage hits and all things gypsy jazz and dixieland – so dust off your glad rags and get working on those charleston dance moves!
They are available as an acoustic band for background events, or amplified when they are required to be a bit more lively!
Tom is a singer/song writer and producer, originally from Cardiff and now living in London. He is an acoustic performer that regularly plays live original and cover gigs.
Tom is a self taught multi-instrumentalist playing the guitar, bass, piano and drums, he is commonly referred to as a “one man band”.
Tom is currently pursuing his passion of music and is currently playing venues around London as a solo acoustic artist and running his company providing professional acoustic open mic nights.
Tom has performed on a couple of local radio stations, including GBK Radio at its launch and has appeared on Radio Cardiff with Jeremy Rees and Big Scott. He has also performed on the BBC Radio Wales Evening Show with Alan Thompson.
Andrews voice is captivating to listen to. Specialising in blues, soul, swing, jazz and pop, Andrew can either act as the centrepiece to your event, entertaining the crowd with popular songs at your request or he can provide classy background music in a cocktail reception style, perfectly suited to a dinner or drinks receptions. With a repertoire of over 300 songs he is able to cater his performance perfectly to your event.
Hailing from Peckham, the burgeoning creative hub of South London, 24-year-old DJ Lauren, also known as re:ni, is an exciting new talent. After launching the female-led electronic music collective SIREN at the start of the year, she has transitioned quickly from a vinyl-obsessed bedroom DJ into a frequent gigger and host of a monthly slot on prestigious station NTS Radio. Specialising in the experimental side of dance music, Lauren’s tastes range from brooding techno and dreamlike ambience to warm, Detroit-inspired house grooves, perfect for gallery openings and drink receptions.
The Boots are the perfect addition to any wedding, corporate event or private party when a fun, stylish and versatile band is required to create a relaxed background atmosphere or more upbeat party vibe.
The Boots have a vast repertoire of unique covers ranging from 80s pop to funk and soul and all the party classics.
They have a flexible lineup from a solo guitarist to a quintet.
Tom is a pianist and singer perfect for background piano-bar style entertainment, perfect for an afternoon reception or evening drinks for any event. Tom can also perform as the main entertainment for an intimate event.
Tom really shines as a live performer as well as being an in-demand session player for studio work and functions, covering many genres. He has a unique performance technique and vibrant personality, which makes him a great front man with bags of energy and a unique blues and soul voice.
Tom appears regularly as a session musician on many recordings with many great up and coming artists including Ben Montague; Johnson-Jay Medwik-Daley; Natalie Ross and the international DJ, Sarah Main.
A completely unique pop duo combining traditional instruments and sampling technology, known for stunning audiences with their carefully constructed medleys of fresh musical wonder, from grime to 90s dance hits, they’ll take you on a musical journey!
Truly Medley Deeply met while playing together at Cambridge University. They were pulled up for working hard in school on both Britain’s Got Talent in 2012, and two sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The group are now based in London where they continue to play at beautiful weddings, numerous residency slots, raucous house parties and sharpshooting corporate events.
A great alternative to a party DJ, they are also available as a roaming duo.
A portable, acoustic roaming band, perfect for weddings, corporate event or parties where you want the guests singing at the top of their voice, shaking their bums or tapping their feet.
The Movers pride themselves on their interesting arrangements, fun mash-ups and medleys with four-party vocal harmonies, but also enjoy playing the song in its original form too. They have a number of sets to choose from or can mix them up according to your preference.
The Movers repertoire includes some of the best hip songs from the 90’s/00’s (and some of the ones you don’t want to admit you know!) whilst making sure not to leave out classic songs from the motown, soul and funk eras to create original and classy set lists.
Enthusiasts of good-looking swing, The Swing Collective offer modern songs rearranged into hip-shaking, jump-jiving funk and swing.
Having honed their skills as the resident band at the BBC Club & Grange St. Paul’s they are now one of London’s most sought after alternative jazz bands.
They swap between electro-swing Beyonce and retro Rihanna to some toe-tapping tunes from Elvis and Ray Charles. What is not to love?
Compiling of up to four vocalists, saxophone, clarinet, keys, bass and drums between just five outstanding musicians, they offer an impressive and flexible lineup, from trios to the full band. Pleasantly professional, well presented and adaptive they entertain all ages as background or foreground entertainment.
The talented and versatile Anglo-Italian retro jazz band, Il Jazz Italiano, bring a taste of the ‘Dolce Vita’ to your event with their modern twist on vintage, classic Italian songs, swing, jazz standards and gypsy-jazz.
Let the band take you and your guests on a Vespa ride back to the vintage bella Italia with a mix of Italian swing favourites like ‘Volare’ and ‘That’s Amore’ mixed with rustic Roman Stornelli, romantic Neapolitan ballads, exciting bossa nova and samba rhythms along with foot-tapping boogie-woogie and rock n’ roll.
Il Jazz Italiano are available as a trio, quartet or quintet.
From the Himalayan range to the historical museums and galleries of London, world-wide tour schedules to sober raves, regal weddings to illustrious openings of The Royal Academy of Arts previews – year on year, Ben exudes an incredible understanding of what it is to create magical and frenetic atmospheres with music, which cover all events from weddings to product launches.
His eclectic music collection has seen him as the first DJ ever to play at Buckingham Palace and is now an official supplier to the Royal Palaces. From Bond to Bollywood, Disco, Rock and Soul, Ben has the tools to engineer the perfect soundtrack for any given occasion.
With a refined musical knowledge, prowess and an uncanny ability to merge occasion, placement and people, Ben is extremely passionate about his work and loves every and all events, considering each gig as important as any other. He has performed at all the major venues in London from The V&A, Royal Academy of Arts, National Portrait Gallery, The Royal Palaces and continues to broaden his experience year on year.
Simone’s Acoustics’s diverse performance credits in range from George Michael, Take That, Muse, Elbow to The Who. They are a great addition to any event and can play either acoustically or plugged in.
Singer Simone has supported Paloma Faith at the BAFTAS and Joss Stone at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and has also worked as a solo singer and part of a duo and trio at venues such as London’s O2 arena, The Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Station, Claridge’s, The Dorchester and KOKO, to name but a few.
Simone is a versatile singer whose repertoire ranges from jazz to pop covers and everything in between. The trio play as a combination of singer, guitarist, pianist or percussionist and can also play as a duo or increase to a 4 piece band.
Simone is one of London’s most sought-after vocalists and has supported talents including George Michael, Take That, Muse, Elbow and The Who. She was also part of the London 2012 Olympics closing ceremony.
She has supported Paloma Faith at the BAFTAS and Joss Stone at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, also working as a solo singer and as part of her duo and trio at venues such as the London O2 Arena, Royal Albert Hall, Wembley Station, Claridge’s, The Dorchester and KOKO.
Simone is a versatile singer whose repertoire ranges from jazz to pop covers, and everything in between. She can also play with a combination of guitar, pianist or percussionist to form a great duo or trio.
Holly is a regular performer at high-class events and weddings and, with her stand out style and her stunningly beautiful harp, she adds a touch of glamour to any occasion. She has regularly been invited to perform for royalty including at The Queen’s 80th birthday and also Prince Charles’ 60th birthday party. Other members of royalty that she has had the honour to play for include Princess Anne, Princess Alexandra, the Duke of York and the Duchess of Gloucester.
Holly has also had the pleasure to perform at incredible events including The Brit Awards with Florence and the Machine, The Olympic Games, The Royal Opera House, Battersea Power Station for Bernie Ecclestone’s daughter’s engagement party, The Ritz for Mary Berry’s book launch and many others.
Holly can also be seen performing in the five star hotels and venues of London such as the Tower of London, where she is regularly asked to play at private weddings and events.
Jak is a talented and versatile guitarist who blends traditional classical music with smooth jazz and even modern pop songs, all arranged for solo guitar.
Jak’s instrumental background music provides the perfect ambiance for all occasions including weddings, corporate events, dinners and drinks receptions. He is also the resident guitarist for the luxurious Four Seasons hotel in Hampshire.
Jacob is one of London’s most recognisable and in-demand saxophonists. He has experience working live and in recording sessions for varied bands and artists, as well as working on independent films radio and TV and for live gigs across the world.
Credits include work for BBC Radio & TV, ITV, Channel 4, E4’s ‘Made in Chelsea’ appearances for fashion houses including Aspinal of London and Bally of Switzerland and for venues such as the Royal Academy of Arts and so on.
Jacob can jam alongside a DJ at a club night, or play jazz numbers at a product launch and is truly versatile and highly talented.
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