Free entertainment advice: Event Planning & help with organising event hire: London

By: Lastminutemusicians  09-12-2011
Keywords: Weddings, Lighting, Event Planning

FREE EVENT PLANNING ADVICE!
Style

Don't know the difference between a Ska Punk Band and a Skiffle Ensemble?

Line-Up

Can't decide whether you want a jazz trio or quintet?

Programming

Having trouble deciding which song to have as your first dance?

Hire Services

Hiring services such as sound/lighting companies is often an integral part of planning an event, but how do you know exactly what is required to make your event a success?

You can ask our impartial advice on pretty much anything to do with planning entertainment for an event..

EVENT HIRE SERVICES..

EXAMPLE SYSTEM - "SUPERIOR PA SYSTEM"

  • 2x Standard Speakers & 2x Standard Subs
  • 2800W Volume

Uses..

  • Good for large events with extra bass punch
    e.g. large gatherings, halls, larger pubs up to 200-250 people

 

  • Professional DJ
  • Client music consultation prior to event
  • Full Public Liability Insurance cover up to £5m
  • We have a HUGE range of karaoke tracks suitable for absolutely all ages and tastes
  • Prices are fully inclusive - what you see is what you pay!

We love a good bit of grub at a party. We offer great value catering for most events at really reasonable prices. What's even better, is we give absolutely the best prices that we can - so whether it's a gathering of friends or a right royal affair, we're ready to feed you!

CANAPES (Min 10)
Standard - £8* per person
Awesome - £10* per person

FINGER BUFFET (Min 10)
Standard - £10* per person
Awesome - £15* per person

*Please note: prices exclude VAT (currently 20%).

Just because you are organising something fun, it doesn't mean you need to be the centre of attention or find yourself running around on the day. We have hosts, hostesses, toastmasters, waiters, auctioneers, meeters & greeters all eager to help your event go along without a hitch. What's more, not only are they great value, they are really smiley and happy people too, bursting with personality!

WEEKDAY GREETERS, POINTERS, WAITERS & WAITRESSES HOURLY RATE

Daytime - £13* per person per hour
Evening - £15* per person per hour
Past Midnight - £20 per person per hour

WEEKEND GREETERS, POINTERS, WAITERS & WAITRESSES HOURLY RATE

Daytime - £14* per person per hour
Evening - £17* per person per hour
Past Midnight - £22 per person per hour

TOASTMASTERS, PROFESSIONAL HOSTS, AUCTIONEERS

All times - £30* per hour

*Please note: prices exclude VAT (currently 20%).

There is nothing like a beautiful bouquet to add a real touch of class to a special occasion. We'll meet your needs however large or small and with our unique clear pricing structure, it's 'blooming' easy to arrange!

THANK YOU BOUQUETS

Standard - £45*
Awesome - £85*

TOP TABLE DISPLAYS

Standard - £85*
Awesome - £170*

BRIDAL BOUQUET

Standard - £70*
Awesome - £125*

TABLE CENTRE PIECES

Standard - £45*
Awesome - £100*

PEDESTAL DISPLAYS

Standard £80*
Awesome £140*

BUTTONHOLE FLOWERS

Standard - £7*
Awesome - £11*

*Please note: prices exclude VAT (currently 20%).

We can help with lots of added extras to personalise your event. Toast your occasion with personalised drinking glasses, hit the town in hen night t-shirts or even get yourself recognised as the organiser at your event.

T-SHIRTS

Standard (1 design in one colour) - £12*
Deluxe (1 design in metallic or glitter) - £17*
Awesome (custom full colour design with multiple effects) - £22*

POLO SHIRTS

Standard (1 design in one colour) - £14*
Deluxe (1 design in metallic or glitter) - £20*
Awesome (custom full colour design with multiple effects) - £26*

CANVAS BAGS

Standard (1 design in one colour) - £12*

HATS

Standard (1 design in one colour) - £12*

CUPS, MUGS AND DRINKING GLASSES

Standard (1 design) - £14*

*Please note: prices exclude VAT (currently 20%).

It's not just weddings that can make for great memories.. We are hiring our top notch professional photographers, camera chaps and media specialists for all sorts of occasions these days - birthdays and anniversaries are becoming ever more popular.

We'll come along and capture your special day, and then talk to you about how you want to re-create it following all the excitement, be it books, photo's, slideshows…

WEEKDAY PHOTOGRAPHERS & FILMERS HOURLY RATES (MIN 4hrs)

Daytime - £22*
Evening - £27*
Past Midnight - £37*

WEEKEND PHOTOGRAPHERS & FILMERS HOURLY RATES (MIN 4hrs)

Daytime - £27*

Evening - £37*

Past Midnight - £47*

Price: £250 excl. VAT (based on up to 5 hours)

This Lighting System is designed to light most small-to-medium sized stages.

System breakdown

8 Par 56 Cans

2 Lighting Stands

1 Lighting Control Desk and Dimmer Pack

Technician

Delivery & collection

(Supported on Truss Rigging)

3m x 2m

£35* Per Day /  £70* Per Week

5m x 2m

£45* Per Day / £90* Per Week

6m x 3m

£55* Per Day / £110* Per Week

*Please note: prices exclude VAT (currently 20%).

It's a major event on your company calendar and the consequences of a less than successful conference can be far-reaching. It's the most talked about event of the year (apart from the office Christmas party!) And we recognise the importance of Conferences and have the expertise and confidence to create an inspiring and successful event.

From initial concepts to final editing, we can create and produce video, DVD,CD and multi-media presentations that will convey your messages and meet your overall needs and budget. From corporate image pieces, to new product intros, sales training, awards presentations, general session support, interactive media, etc., we will work with you to produce an exciting and appropriate presentation that is also cost effective. And, as technology continues to change, we change right along with it-we are now able to produce video projects in many different formats-streaming digital video, CD and DVD Formats.

Most varieties of portable staging is available for applications such as weddings, corporate events and conferences. We also supply tech teams and rigging teams for events.

Traditional marquees are ideal for wedding receptions and garden parties. The timeless, elegant design of the traditional pole marquee will provide you with the perfect venue for your wedding reception or garden party and can be lined and dressed to meet your requirements. Traditional marquees can accommodate from 60 to over 200 guests, with space designated for cloakrooms, reception areas, dance floors and stages as required.

NB. Please note that as external guy ropes are required for securing traditional marquees, you will need to allow for 5' in additional room around the marquee.

Framed marquees are ideal for most weddings, party's and corporate events. The open plan nature of this type of marquee provides greater usable internal space, and, as guy ropes are not required - no additional external space is needed. This type of marquee can also be erected onto tarmac and other hard surfaces. Framed marquees are available in various different sizes and can be used to seat up to 300 guests in a single marquee - they can also be joined to create additional space if required.

Marquees can be sized to meet your requirements and are available in 30ft widths - lengths are expandable. We recommend that you allow 15 sq ft per person for seated events, and, 10 sq ft per person for buffet events. You will also need to consider allowing additional space for cloakrooms, catering annexes, bars and dance floors. All the marquees are made from flame retardant white PVC to maximise safety whilst retaining the elegant marquee look.

Event Hire London - Lighting Hire
The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Dance Floors, Event Hire, Event Planning, Lighting, Weddings,

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