Local entertainers in Essex

It's a great idea to hire some form of entertainment for your wedding guests and there are so many different approaches to inspire you.

To give you just a few Essex wedding entertainment ideas to whet your appetite: think about jazz singers, soul bands, fireworks, harpists, magicians, fun casinos, Wedding DJs, caricature artists, singing waiters and even fortune tellers.

Aside from the ceremony itself, music often forms a hugely important aspect of almost any wedding. It really helps create the mood you would like whether romantic, fun and laughter, but above all helps to make your day one to remember for you and your guests for many years to come.

Here’s some great wedding entertainers based in Essex from places like Colchester, Harlow, Southend, Chelmsford, Grays, Braintree and Clacton, whom you might want to get in touch with...

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Blue Lion Band

Blue Lion Band

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High Energy Live Music to Pack Your Dance Floor!

The Blue Lion Band are live music experts, wedding enthusiasts, and party starters, infusing every event with energy and full dance floors. Get your party jumping!

A premium, customisable 3-15 piece band, the Blue Lions specialise in high-energy music for festivals, weddings, corporate events and private functions – at a sensible price. They are full-time professional musicians who perform regularly with some of the best in the UK, touring and recording with artists including Ellie Goulding, Jason Derulo, Mark Knopfler, Gotye, and George Michael, as well as working and touring with numerous West End shows.

They host live showcases all over the UK, so couples can preview the band before booking – showcases also make for a great date night or fun evening out with friends! This is an ideal opportunity for you to see the quality of music Blue Lion provides, and make decisions about the music for your big day based on personal experience.


You can also tailor the dream band to suit your style and budget. Anything from a 3pc band up to a 15pc band with full horn section, percussion and backing vocalists. Any style from jazz and big band to pop, funk, and Motown. The Blue Lion Band are dedicated to excellent service throughout your planning process.

You’ll benefit from a designated producer to help with planning and answering any questions you may have along the way. They also provide you with your very own band planning page, making the experience a breeze!

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Entertainment Nation Ltd

Entertainment Nation Ltd

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Entertainment Nation is the UK's most trusted wedding entertainment agency. We pride ourselves on helping thousands of couples discover their dream wedding entertainment. We were founded by professional musicians who've dedicated their lives to live entertainment. All that knowledge and experience goes into every booking, so you receive the perfect performance on your big day.

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Lightning Video Disco

Lightning Video Disco

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Lightning Video Disco is one of the largest independent operators of mobile disco and karaoke entertainment in the south of England. With over 15 years experience in the entertainment business, Lightning Video Disco are not just DJs, we’re the professional party makers – we provide the best entertainment for any occasion in any location.

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The Only Way is Gin

The Only Way is Gin

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Premium in taste with an understated flamboyance. Natural botanicals, including poppy seeds from the county flower, are carefully selected to produce a smooth and sophisticated dry gin. This is a gin that is handcrafted in small batches and bursting with Essex spirit.

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