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Being beautiful for your big day
By Ben On March 24, 2017

Being beautiful for your big day

While you may have booked your appointment with your hair and makeup stylists for your big day preparations, there are a few...


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Tags: wedding tips, Blog, entertainment,

10 tips for wedding guests
By Ben On March 17, 2017

10 tips for wedding guests

As a guest, wedding etiquette is important to make sure that you leave the right impression on the big day. No-one wants to be...


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Tags: weddingtips, guests, bride,

7 date night tips for after the wedding

Dating is how you got to know each other in the first place, so it makes sense to carry on the practice when you are married,...


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Tags: date, Blog, Date night,

5 questions for selecting your wedding theme

Creating the right wedding theme that reflects both you and your partners own individual personalities, styles and tastes may...


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Tags: wedding tips, wedding guide, bride,

The Motown experience
By Ben On February 20, 2017

The Motown experience

With Atlantic records rise to fame in the fifties off the back of the demise of swing music and the rise of rock & roll, a new...


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Tags: EARCANDY GUIDES, ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE, wedding reception,

It don’t mean a thing
By Ben On February 20, 2017

It don’t mean a thing

As the catchy tune fills the air, our hips begin to sway from side to side and our feet tap to the rhythm as our fingers snap...


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Tags: ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE, planning, wedding venue,

Indie Rock – Past to present
By Ben On February 20, 2017

Indie Rock – Past to present

Humble beginnings Over the course of the last fifty years, Indie Rock has transformed and developed into many different...


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Tags: ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE, soundgaden, Rock music,

Pop through the Ages
By Ben On February 20, 2017

Pop through the Ages

Over the later decades of the twentieth century, Pop has been used to describe whatever music was popular at the time. As the...


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Tags: ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE, planning, wedding venue,

The Evolution of the DJ
By Ben On February 20, 2017

The Evolution of the DJ

DJ’s are more than just people that play records, they are musicians that have a gift for selecting the right beats with the...


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Tags: ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE, planning, earcandy DJ’s,

A Soulful Journey
By Ben On February 20, 2017

A Soulful Journey

The foundation of many contemporary modern music genres comes from Soul Music. Soul emerged in the late 1950’s from the Gospel...


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Tags: ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE, planning, wedding venue,

The History of the Harp
By Ben On February 20, 2017

The History of the Harp

The world’s oldest known stringed instrument is the harp. Harps were the popular stringed instrument of the early Celtic...


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Tags: ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE, planning, wedding venue,

The History of String Quartets
By Ben On February 20, 2017

The History of String Quartets

Considered to be the purest form of music, the string quartet consists of four string instruments, usually violins, viola and...


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Tags: ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE, planning, wedding venue,

Overseas honeymoon travel tips
By Ben On February 17, 2017

Overseas honeymoon travel tips

Almost everyone dreams of a honeymoon in a tropical paradise, or a cultural city abroad, taking your honeymoon overseas is a...


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Tags: planning, wedding venue, wedding reception,

7 Valentine’s day wedding ideas
By Ben On February 14, 2017

7 Valentine’s day wedding ideas

Having you wedding on Valentine’s day just sounds beautiful, doesn’t it? It’s a day of celebrating love for our partners and...


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Tags: planning, wedding venue, wedding reception,

Are wedding planners worth it?
By Ben On February 7, 2017

Are wedding planners worth it?

Great question isn’t it? Weddings can end up costing a fortune and stretch budgets till they burst, strangely enough; most...


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Tags: planning, wedding venue, wedding reception,

3 ideas for an all-white wedding
By Ben On January 19, 2017

3 ideas for an all-white wedding

One of the most traditional and effective wedding colour themes is white. A white wedding is a stunning theme to behold. Not...


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Tags: planning, wedding venue, wedding reception,

10 amazing winter wedding trends for 2017

The romance fills the air as the snowflakes fall down softly all around you. Doesn’t that sound like a picturesque winter...


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Tags: planning, wedding venue, wedding reception,

7 entertainment ideas for your winter wedding

The summertime seems to hold the monopoly on wedding dates for the year, however, tying the knot in the wintertime can provide...


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Tags: ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE, planning, wedding venue,

5 ideas to keep kids entertained at a wedding

Your wedding day is the most important day of your life. You have invited all your closest family and friends to bear witness...


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Tags: ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE, wedding reception, Reception,

Most popular music for civil wedding ceremonies

In planning your wedding reception, your choice of music sets the tone of the day or evenings events. If you are looking for...


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Tags: ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE, planning, wedding venue,

Choosing music for your wedding reception

Your wedding reception needs to be as special as your ceremony. It’s where your friends and family come together to celebrate...


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Tags: ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE, planning, wedding venue,

5 of the best wedding caterers in Manchester

Are you getting married in Manchester? We don’t blame you, it’s a magical city that is rich in culture and history. There a...


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Tags: planning, wedding reception, Reception,

5 Bands for your New Years celebrations

Can you believe it’s nearly the end of 2016? There’re only two months left in the year and before we know it, Christmas will...


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Tags: ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE, planning, Budget,

Jazz or pop music for your function?

The evening of your function is fast approaching and it’s time to make the entertainment selection for the evening. We are...


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Tags: ENTERTAINMENT ADVICE, jazz, Jazz Band,

10 Tips to the perfect wedding Etiquette

When it comes to handling all the affairs around your big day, registries, invitations and the like, it can be a bit...


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Tags: entertainment, Food, timing,

Introducing King of Swingers & Soul Fresh

Overview


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Tags: funk, jazz, hire,

Combining your wedding photography and entertainment

Planning

Planning one’s wedding is a big deal, because it’s a big day. It is a unique moment to share with friends and family...


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Tags: entertainment, wedding, advice,

The earcandy guide to a hen and stag night

One of the most popular wedding traditions revolves around the pre-celebration just before the union of two people called the ...


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Tags: EARCANDY GUIDES, wedding guide, Party,

A Surrey Wedding
By Ben On February 23, 2015

A Surrey Wedding

Here at earcandy we love local and we try as much as possible to support local businesses where possible, over the years we...


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Tags: EARCANDY GUIDES, Richardsons, Farnham Castle,

Your wedding day is here…..
By Ben On February 6, 2013

Your wedding day is here…..

We have the greatest pre-nuptial agreement in the world.  It’s called love. ~Gene Perret

Aside from the bride and groom,...


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Tags: Music, Bridesmaids, entertainment,

Wedding Party Time!
By Ben On November 17, 2012

Wedding Party Time!

Going so soon? I wouldn’t hear of it. Why my little party’s just beginning.

Wicked Witch of the West Wizard of Oz

Planning...


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Tags: Budget, Party, Music,