Wedding Entertainment and Music 2022

2022 is a year that we have high hopes for. Wedding entertainment and music galore! Lots of postponed weddings - even more new ones. It's hopefully going to be a brilliant year for weddings.

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3 Factors to Consider When Choosing Music for Your Wedding

3 Factors to Consider When Choosing Music for Your Wedding

You've booked the venue, set the date, sent out some of your invites. The wedding is most definitely happening!

String Trio in Drapers Hall for the Royal Horticultural Society

String Trio in Drapers Hall for the Royal Horticultural Society

When asked for a live string quartet or string trio by the RHS for their event in Drapers Hall, we were only too happy to oblige. The RHS was organising a dinner for their donors.

Bridgerton Wedding String Quartet

Bridgerton Wedding String Quartet

We were delighted when we saw that Bridgerton was one of the first series to use a String Quartet as part of the soundtrack. One of the most common compliments we receive is how much guests enjoy hearing modern pop played on string quartet.

Wedding Music at the Savile Club

Wedding Music at the Savile Club

When Kathryn and Richard first contacted us about their wedding music in the Savile Club, they seemed to have a fairly clear idea of what they wanted. We spoke to Kathryn on the phone and she seemed interested in having a string quartet and a band or DJ for the dance part later.

Summer Wedding Music

Summer Wedding Music

It's been a fairly quiet 2021 so far, with Covid restrictions gradually lifting but still a lot of caution. We noted that no one postponed or planned their summer wedding music with us in May.

Intimate Romantic Dinner Music in Hampstead

Intimate Romantic Dinner Music in Hampstead

(For privacy reasons, we cannot reveal the name of our client). When P's personal assistant got in touch, she knew that TJ was the kind of singer that would work perfectly for a romantic birthday surprise.

Wedding Proposal in Green Park, London

Wedding Proposal in Green Park, London

When Derk got in touch with us, he was clearly a man determined to make a beautiful proposal to his girlfriend Maria. Hiring a live musician for a wedding proposal should be a fun and personal process.

Wedding Jazz Band Prices – a Guide

Wedding Jazz Band Prices – a Guide

When searching for live music to hire for your wedding, like a jazz band, you're most likely to be thinking quickly about what the price may be. And exact prices are not always available on websites - in fact, they usually aren't and here at Liquid Strings, we don't put set prices either.

How Much to Hire a Wedding Singer 2021

How Much to Hire a Wedding Singer 2021

We often get asked about having a singer for weddings. It's a lovely musical touch since live music is great and a live singer really elevates a wedding.

Solo Cello in Richmond Wedding

Solo Cello in Richmond Wedding

We provided Carina as a solo cello player for a wedding in Richmond. With covid restrictions, the previously booked string quartet was reduced down to a solo cello with backing tracks on a small Bluetooth speaker.

Birthday Surprise in Kensington

Birthday Surprise in Kensington

Tom contacted us about some birthday surprise music for his wife. He had the idea to lead her to a picnic set up with champagne and balloons and a live jazz duo playing some of their wedding songs.

String Quartet in Hedsor House

String Quartet in Hedsor House

Hedsor House is one of the most beautiful wedding venues that we've worked in and ideal for a wedding string quartet. It's no surprise that it's been a location choice of major film productions, with the likes of Tom Hardy, Maggie Smith, Nicole Kidman and Ricky Gervais among many others to have filmed there.

Christmas Party Music 2020

Christmas Party Music 2020

This year Christmas will be different from most, with 2020 being the year dominated by the virus. Hopefully family and friends will seem more precious than ever at this time of year.

Classical Wedding Music

Classical Wedding Music

These days we get more requests for pop music than classical. But having live musicians in your wedding that play classical and popular music has some obvious advantages.

Booking Live Music for a Destination Wedding

Booking Live Music for a Destination Wedding

When booking live entertainment and music for a destination wedding, it's not always possible to go with local suppliers, unless your planner has the right network. If you're planning a luxury wedding, like the wedding featured in the photos here that we provided a drummer DJ, sax player and soul singer for.

Wedding Music 2021

Wedding Music 2021

In a very uncertain and challenging year, it can be reassuring to plan something definite. Almost all of our couples for 2020 weddings have postponed to 2021 with their booked wedding music.

Wedding Planning During Lockdown

Wedding Planning During Lockdown

We're all hoping lockdown is at least partially lifted soon. It's not been easy and although some have taken time to reflect and sort out their houses, which may not have been done otherwise, we're all obviously missing spending quality time with friends and family and hoping this will be sooner than later.

Our String Quartet in Banqueting House, London

Our String Quartet in Banqueting House, London

Live String Quartet in Banqueting House, Whitehall. We’ve provided a live string quartet for a corporate awards dinner in the stunning Banqueting House for the last two years in early December.

Booking Live Music For Your Wedding in 2020

Booking Live Music For Your Wedding in 2020

2020 is here! And a huge number of lovely couples got engaged in Christmas 2019.

Booking Live Music For Any Event

Booking Live Music For Any Event

Today's article is a general one about booking live music for an event. We're going to look at first principles - what kind of music, how the type of event can determine the type of music, as well as the venue, number of guests, location and other factors.

Recommended Supplier in Morden Hall

Recommended Supplier in Morden Hall

We're delighted to become recommended suppliers for the beautiful gem of a venue that is Morden Hall. It's a little bit tucked away and you never know what to expect with venues that are slightly off the beaten track.

Christmas Party Live Music 2019

Christmas Party Live Music 2019

Now is the time of year to start preparing for Christmas parties - especially a Christmas Office Party. Live Xmas music can really bring a party to life.

Wedding Music in Pembroke Lodge, Richmond.

Wedding Music in Pembroke Lodge, Richmond.

We've done some great weddings at Pembroke Lodge in Richmond Park over the years. Since becoming an official recommended supplier of live music and DJs here in 2011, it's been a pleasure to build a great relationship with this wonderful wedding venue.

Live Jazz Swing Trio in the Ham Yard Hotel

Live Jazz Swing Trio in the Ham Yard Hotel

Recently we were approached by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP to provide live event music for their summer networking event in the beautifully designed Ham Yard Hotel, a venue that we are already recommended in. It's a very stylish hotel, like all the Kit Kemp designed ones.

Filming Live Music at the Savile Club

Filming Live Music at the Savile Club

We recently enjoyed a day of intensive filming at the Savile Club in Mayfair. The Club has an illustrious history, as it was established in 1868 by a group of prominent artists and writers.

Electric String Quartet or Trio for Weddings

Electric String Quartet or Trio for Weddings

Our electric string trio (who can also play as a quartet and even a quintet) recently played for Alistair and Thanh's wedding in Trinity Buoy Wharf and went down a treat, as they always do. Here are the kind words we received a couple of days after the wedding - 'Thanks you so much for performing at our wedding.

5 Tips For Hiring Music For Your Wedding Reception

5 Tips For Hiring Music For Your Wedding Reception

Are you considering what kind of live music to have at your wedding reception? Here are our top five tips: 1 - Match the music to your setting If you’re having an outdoor summer wedding with a relaxed festival atmosphere, then a singer/guitarist can be perfect.

String Quartet at the Royal College of Physicians for a Medical Conference

String Quartet at the Royal College of Physicians for a Medical Conference

We’ve recently worked with Mark Allen Group on a medical conference in the historic Royal College of Physicians. This is a venue that lends itself to an elegant string quartet.

Booking a DJ for a Corporate Event

Booking a DJ for a Corporate Event

A DJ performing at your corporate event is a great addition and can solve all your entertainment needs in one simple booking. For a dinner or reception, or indeed both, a DJ can start off by playing some background tunes to create an atmosphere in the room.

Beautiful Weddings at Firmdale Hotels – With Music to Match

Beautiful Weddings at Firmdale Hotels – With Music to Match

We’re delighted to be a recommended supplier in the London Firmdale Hotels and so far, we’ve had the pleasure of working in the Ham Yard Hotel, the Haymarket Hotel and most recently, Number Sixteen in Kensington. They’re all stunningly designed by Kit Kemp and if you have any interest in interior design, we’d recommend watching the videos about the hotel designs With their eclectic and original design, they are highly suitable for live music.

Live Music for 50th Birthday Celebrations

Live Music for 50th Birthday Celebrations

"Just a quick thank you for the fantastic job you all did. I have been receiving compliments from all the guests for the String Quartet which set the atmosphere for the evening.

Hiring Live Musicians For Your Proposal – Some Helpful Tips

Hiring Live Musicians For Your Proposal – Some Helpful Tips

If you're planning to propose, you may know that the special someone in your life would like a romantic public gesture - a declaration of love for a very special moment. There have been some very grand ones, such as a man who had the proposal put on a banner on the Queen Mary 2 ship as it came into harbour on Valentine's Day.

Demartini Weddings – Wedding Photography

Demartini Weddings – Wedding Photography

Demartini Weddings - Wedding Photography We've had the pleasure of working on a few weddings that have had Marta and her team working their camera magic. So today we wanted to introduce you to a fantastic wedding photographer - Marta, from Demartini Weddings.

Top Wedding Songs of 2017 (String Quartet)

Top Wedding Songs of 2017 (String Quartet)

It’s been a year where a lot of our clients have wanted to go a bit more personal and commission us to arrange particular songs for their wedding. Lexi and Rob, who got married in Great Fosters in September wanted ‘How Long Will I Love You?’ by Ellie Goulding.

String Quartet or String Trio? Which Is Best For Your Event?

String Quartet or String Trio? Which Is Best For Your Event?

Not sure whether to hire a string quartet or string trio for your forthcoming event? Want to know which option is best for your particular occasion and venue?

Live Music Package for a Wedding in Claridge’s

Live Music Package for a Wedding in Claridge’s

When Matthew and Laura first called us, they were planning their wedding and were looking for inspiration for the entertainment. After an initial consultation, we recommended a few acts.

Tailored Live Music for a Birthday Party in the Sir John Soane’s Museum

Tailored Live Music for a Birthday Party in the Sir John Soane’s Museum

When Sarah from Nuix got in touch with us, she was searching for surprise birthday party entertainment for the CEO of the business. He was visiting from Australia and the company had chosen the beautiful and historically fascinating Sir John Soane's Museum in Lincoln's Inn Fields, right in the heart of London.

Wedding Music Just for You

Wedding Music Just for You

Selecting your wedding music can seem a bit daunting. We've lost count of the number of Brides and Grooms who've told us that they don't know what they're doing or where to start.

Hiring a Wedding Band – 5 Tips for the Perfect Soundtrack

Hiring a Wedding Band – 5 Tips for the Perfect Soundtrack

Here are 5 Tips for Perfect Wedding Music. It's such a big day - no aspect of the wedding should be left to chance!

Wedding String Quartet Prices – a Guide to What You Might Pay

Wedding String Quartet Prices – a Guide to What You Might Pay

String quartet prices for weddings are quite variable. There are some really cheap quartets online.

Find a Wedding Supplier

Find a Wedding Supplier

We're delighted to be featured on the excellent Find a Wedding Supplier. Listed here are loads of suppliers and a chance to get some inspiration for your wedding planning.

Wedding String Quartet – Contact us to book in 2017

Wedding String Quartet – Contact us to book in 2017

One great option for your wedding entertainment in London is to hire a Wedding String Quartet that will be both classy and fun. We get asked often how to combine one act for the wedding ceremony and the wedding reception.

Wedding Entertainment Packages in London

Wedding Entertainment Packages in London

Here at Liquid Strings, we know that organising a wedding takes a lot of time. If you don't want to have too many points of contact for the same aspect of the wedding, then wedding entertainment packages can be a lot simpler than hiring 2 or 3 separate acts.

Hiring a Premium Act for your Event in London

Hiring a Premium Act for your Event in London

Hiring a premium music act for your event can make the difference between a great event and an outstanding one. We work with several London acts and some are very much classy options for background music.

Christmas Party Live Music Hire

Christmas Party Live Music Hire

Every year, we have the fun of providing live music for Christmas parties to our varied clients. Both corporate office ones, and private celebrations too.

Wedding Planner Anna of ‘Bride and Glory’

Wedding Planner Anna of ‘Bride and Glory’

Anna MacDougall is an international and highly experienced wedding planner who started her actual wedding planning company Bride and Glory in 2010. We've had the pleasure of working on Anna's weddings a few times now.

5 Quick Tips for Hiring Corporate Entertainment

5 Quick Tips for Hiring Corporate Entertainment

If you're looking for great corporate entertainment for an upcoming event - whether it be networking, a product launch or any other corporate event, then here are some quick tips to get you started in the right direction. Think about what impression you want to create and whom your guests are.

Hiring Professional Musicians for Your Wedding

Hiring Professional Musicians for Your Wedding

The Benefits of Using Professional Musicians on Your Big Day. You've set the date and chosen the venue.

Fantastic Wedding Photographer in London

Fantastic Wedding Photographer in London

If you're looking for a fantastic London wedding photographer or some inspiration, then you must have a look at Fiona Kelly Photography. We first met Fiona Kelly a few years back at a wedding in Pembroke Lodge in Richmond.

Our String Quartet featured in London Bride

Our String Quartet featured in London Bride

We played in Olivia and Tom's beautiful wedding in Burgh House - a venue that is perfect for a string quartet. During the day, we had the pleasure of working alongside the excellent Kirsten Mavric.

Great new jazz singer Phoebe – one of the finest London jazz trios

Great new jazz singer Phoebe – one of the finest London jazz trios

Phoebe is a brilliant young singer who can be hired as a duo, trio or quartet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnG0Dff2pMY She can sing with a pianist or guitarist, add a double bass for a trio, add drums for a quartet - or if you think drums are too much, maybe a sax.

Big Band Play the Cavalry and Guards Club, Piccadilly

Big Band Play the Cavalry and Guards Club, Piccadilly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fed8MIs3fMM We're excited to work with this brilliant big band who have played in loads of exclusive events in London and the surrounding regions. This brief video above shows a clip of the band sound checking and warming up at the Cavalry and Guards Club on Piccadilly, where Liquid Strings is a recommended supplier.

Playing in Style at the LSE University Graduation Event

Playing in Style at the LSE University Graduation Event

Playing in style for the @lsesu grad event. Skyfall went down very well and suited the Bond style of the evening!

Lovely Event for EC Global in Courtfield Gardens

We've enjoyed playing for EC Global for the last two years in Courtfield Gardens. It's a really lovely event that has been blessed with great weather for both years (it's like they can tell the future with the perfect timing of two stunning hot summer evenings!).

Wedding Music Tips Article

Wedding Music Tips Article

We have written an article on wedding music, and are proud to have the article featured on the blog of Ishari De Silva Weddings. The main thing we always recommend is choose music that you love.

Elegant Wedding in Pembroke Lodge featured in Love My Dress

Elegant Wedding in Pembroke Lodge featured in Love My Dress

We were delighted to be featured in Love My Dress for Anna and Dennis's lovely wedding in Pembroke Lodge - you can check the lovely photos by Jason Mark Harris and read the full article here. If you don't have time, here are Anna's kind words about us - providing music people enjoy is a great pleasure for us, so it's always a delight to be appreciated: "Brian at Liquid Strings was a pleasure to work with from start to finish and I can’t recommend him highly enough.

‘Love Scarlett’ featured Syon Park Wedding with our String Quartet

‘Love Scarlett’ featured Syon Park Wedding with our String Quartet

Here's an excerpt from the article about Christy and Derek's stunningly beautiful wedding in Syon Park. This is a lovely article about this beautiful wedding.

Our Wedding String Quartet in Claridge’s

Our Wedding String Quartet in Claridge’s

It was lovely to be involved in a wedding by Cranberry Blue Weddings that was subsequently featured in Your London Wedding Magazine. Have a look at Alina and Ahmed's wedding photos here.