Ceremony

Are you going to marry the love of your life next year and you want to make it a day to never forget? Is your eldest son going to graduate from high school in a few months and you are thinking about organising a big party for the occasion? Or has someone in your family given birth to a child who will be baptized soon and have they asked you to help prepare the entire ceremony? Regardless of the occasion, it is worth considering booking entertainment for any type of ceremony.... Read more

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It is quite possible that you had not thought of the possibility of entertainment at a ceremony, but with the help of an experienced entertainment agency such as Evenses this is possible. Organising an entire ceremony can be more work than one initially accounts for, thus Evenses is here to help. As an organiser, everything comes at you fast and sometimes it is useful to get some help here and there from a team that knows what they are doing. We can be that partner for you during the organisation of your party or event.

The concept of a ceremony is quite broad in its' context. From weddings and first communions, to award ceremonies and opening ceremonies for large events, a ceremony marks all kinds of important events. In contrast to an ordinary party, a ceremony generally consists of a combination of formal procedures. Consider, for example, a religious wedding in a Catholic church. The process during a ceremony are strictly recorded and are generally also part of traditions.

In the UK, there are numerous ceremonies that take place every day and most people are often not even aware of it. For example, playing the national anthem prior to a sports competition is, for example, a ceremony that most people have seen or heard on television. An awards ceremony for the top films and actors such as the Academy Awards is another huge ceremony that takes place with lots of entertainment. One of the most recognisable ceremonies in the UK is probably the Changing Of The Guard which is the process of exchanging a new guard with an old guard at various royal residences.

As a result of the variation that exists when we talk about ceremonies in the UK, it can sometimes be difficult to know what is the best way is to dress up the ceremony that you are going to organise. For that reason it is useful to work with a party such as Evenses who has experience in the field of various bookings. Not only do we have a varied portfolio of options for all kinds of ceremonies, but we have also booked countless forms of entertainment for our clients over the years. We are happy to make that expertise available to you, so that you can book the perfect ceremony entertainment for your party.

Whatever type of interpretation you are looking for, we are happy to help you find the ideal options. To start, you can take a look at our website. With the help of the search engine you can scroll through the different options in our portfolio, by filtering on the type of ceremony and the budget you want to spend. In addition, you will also find a large number of reviews from people who have experience with the services, performances, and feedback on the entertainment. This can help you begin your search for the best entertainment to book for a ceremony. Furthermore, our event specialists are available seven days a week, via the quotation form on our website, by e-mail, or by telephone.

Some tips for organising the perfect ceremony

As we wrote before, there are many different types of ceremonies, from baptisms and weddings to speeches and all kinds of official government affairs. Given that preparing a beautiful ceremony properly and running it is sometimes complex enough, we have already set out a few tips below that may be useful for anyone who is planning a ceremony.

Take the location into account

This is of course a valid point for almost all types of parties and events that exist, and therefore also for a ceremony. In the case of a wedding party, for example, it is important to take into account the distance between the location of the ceremony and that of the reception, both for yourself and for the comfort of your guests. In many cases it is ideal to have the ceremony and the reception  take place at the same location, although that is not always possible.

Ensure the speeches are well prepared

During ceremonies where it is customary for invited guests to give a speech, it is important to keep an eye on the length of the speeches. Certainly when emotions run high it can sometimes be difficult for people to keep their speeches brief and concise. Having speakers go on and on with their speech or not checkin on what they will say might cause some boredom or issues with the flow of the ceremony.

Do not underestimate the value of a good sound system

This point is closely related to the previous one and is something that you should definitely not forget as an organiser. On smaller-scale ceremonies it may not be necessary, but during events at larger locations and with many guests, the audio on hand might not be loud enough for everyone to hear announcements or the music. For this reason, it is very important to ensure that the location of the ceremony can be equipped with a quality sound system throughout.

The added value of live music

At almost all ceremonies, music plays a large role at one time or another. Sometimes it is classical music, sometimes jazz, sometimes pop, and even R&B. This mainly depends on what kind of ceremony it is and the preferences of the ones involved. Based on our experience, we can say that a live performance is often appreciated by guests. From dance and urban DJs, to classical rock bands, we can help you navigate all the options for live music at your ceremony. In the end, music is a matter of taste and taste can not be disputed, but believe us when we say that good live music is generally a hit at most ceremonies.

Consider the younger children

We wrote earlier that any ceremony is typically characterised by certain rituals and traditions. Depending on the type of ceremony you are going to organise and the way you want to complete it, finishing a ceremony can take some time. That is not always easy for younger children, as they get bored quickly and can disrupt the ceremony. By setting up a children's corner or a television room away from the ceremony, you can prevent younger children from getting bored and thereby causing problems during the ceremony.

What Evenses can do for you...

Certainly for those who have never booked entertainment for a ceremony before, such a taks can seem a bit complicated. Although this is not always the case, in general it is smart to call in the help of a team that has experience in the field of entertainment and the event planning. At Evenses, we have made countless bookings for ceremonies over the last few years on a wide variety of occasions. We are happy to use that experience to help you book the ceremony entertainment that is perfect for what you have in mind. Not only can we help you explore the options available, but we can also negotiate with the suppliers of your choice.

Have you become enthusiastic about hiring a band, soloist, or photographer? View the possibilities of bands, soloists, photographers or event planners for your ceremony or entire wedding day. If you have any questions, please call or email one of our employees. We are available 7 days a week for your questions.