Andy Collins Wedding Entertainment Blog

Bowood House

Bowood House – Wiltshire

Bowood house is one of my favourite venues in Wiltshire.

I was lucky enough to perform there again last weekend for Steve and Sarah’s amazing wedding reception. I also supplied and installed mood lighting around the room and dancing area, which in keeping with the wedding theme colours for an autumn wedding, red and gold which looked absolutely stunning and the photo’s don’t do it any justice at all.

It was an amazing evening full of emotion, laughter, and fun. A large ...

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sound limiter

Sound Limiters

How a sound limiter could have an impact on your celebration

What is a sound limiter and how do they work?

A sound limiter is an electrical device that measures the amount of volume, or noise, in a room. If that volume reaches a certain level the sound limiter is designed to cut the electric supply to the performance area until it is reset. There is usually a visual indicator on the limiter works most commonly on a “traffic light” system, green, ...

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wedding buffet

Wedding Buffet – How Much Food Do You Need?

Getting the balance right for your wedding buffet

If you’re organising your wedding, you’ll know what a mine field it can be. Different advise from lots of various suppliers.

The food industry for weddings is big business, venue’s make a vast amount of profit on food and beverages.

So how do you decide how much food you actually need for your wedding buffet? Of all the weddings that I have performed, and that is literally over 1000 since I started out ...

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iPod wedding

Are iPod weddings a good idea?

iPod Weddings

We all know someone with an iPod which contains 100’s or thousands of songs, so what a great idea to plug this into a speaker press shuffle and let it play at your wedding! what a great idea that will save you several hundred pounds!!

However, whilst it seems like a good idea at first glance to do this, but before you set your heart on doing this – let’s look at the pro’s and con’s of having ...

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wedding ceremony

Wedding Ceremony

Radio-300x300 Wedding CeremonyMake your wedding ceremony magical, not average

Without a doubt, your wedding ceremony is the most important part of your entire wedding. But it’s amazing how so many people put their trust into the venues staff to operate the venues sound system which is most times nothing more than a CD radio player that you can ...

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priston mill

Priston Mill – Bath Wedding DJ

Priston Mill Wedding DJ – Bath

Premium wedding entertainment, mood lighting & Master of Ceremonies

Nestled in the countryside in the heart a Duchy of Cornwall farm, the ancient buildings here at Priston Mill near Bath make a perfect wedding location. Both the Tythe Barn and Watermill fit that niche desire for a venue with character and history combined with contemporary comfort, ensuring a memorable day for wedding couples and guests alike.
As a wedding specialist, I can supply the music and P.A. systems ...
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wedding costs

Wedding costs, rip off or piece of mind?

I just wanted to share something with you that I experienced recently.

I had a client who booked my services, but also wanted a separate P.A. system for the wedding breakfast along with radio microphones so that everyone of the couples guests and the videographer could hear, and capture what was being said clearly. The couple declined my quote to provide a top quality Bose P.A. and industry standard Shure radio microphones, dismissing it as “we’ve had a cheaper quote elsewhere” Of course ...

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Dancing Under the Stars

Dancing under the stars

There’s nothing more romantic than dancing under the stars

Imagine your venues ceiling lit up like a perfect night sky, deep blue slow moving sky and pin prick star like patterns on the ceiling. Pictures really don’t do this effect any justice at all. But believe me when I say that this is a really stunning visual effect.

You’ll be “dancing under the stars” with this phenomenal atmospheric effect

The dancing under the stars effect will take your wedding to the next level and ...

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wedding day secrets

10 Wedding Insider Secrets

Planning your wedding?? Here’s a free gift for you, 10 wedding insider secrets.

If you’re planning your wedding, “WOW” Congratulations! You’re on the road to planning the rest of your lives together.

No doubt you’ve realised just how much of a minefield it is out there for couples like you getting married. There is so much to organise and think about.

I am giving away with no obligation a free PDF guide “10 wedding insider secrets” this guide could help you save time, ...

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mood lighting

Mood Lighting

Mood lighting turns beautiful venues into stunning venues

So, what is mood lighting? and why do you need it at your wedding?

Mood lighting completely transforms your venue by washing the walls with colour to match your wedding colour theme or any other colour or colours of your choice. Using LED technology, unlike conventional par can lighting – the led mood lighting units never get hot, so they are completely safe around inquisitive finger small and large alike!

Mood lighting is set up early during ...

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