Midland Hotel Manchester Wedding
This blog follows my day for a wedding I did in December 2015 for an all day wedding at The Midland Hotel in Manchester city center. I have performed here many many times as a wedding DJ and this was the third time I had performed my all day service here. My all day service consists of wedding ceremony music, wedding breakfast and evening reception. I also provided the uplighting at this wedding as well. So without further a do lets get on to the pictures and info…
Background to the day.
Initial contact was made in April 2014, and initially the happy couple where only interested in my wedding DJ services. We had a meeting and after leaving them to make their own mind up the initial deposit and confirmation of the booking was made in May 2014. Around June 2015 I get a call from the brides Dad, that they had been left unimpressed with some other service suppliers and how much for the uplighting and the wedding breakfast service. This was agreed and added to the package closely followed by the Ceremony.
I left my house at 7am, went to my unit to load up and do any last minute prep, and then I arrived at The Midland at 9am to start seting-up. 1st thing was to set-up the wedding breakfast set-up and uplighting. Once done, it was over to the Stanley Suite to set-up a sound system for the ceremony. This is the moment for the groom. He’s the one waiting for the bride and can get nervous so this is why I offer to play his music to help keep him chilled and relaxed.
The wedding breakfast service consists of making announcements if required, entrance songs, background during the meal, and in larger rooms, wireless microphones for the speeches. As a surprise for the groom (super hero fan) the bride had arrange for the Superman theme to played as they where announced in the room. This put a rather large smile on his face. This is what I’m talking about when I mention making moments. The Uplighting was left on to add a bit of colour to the room throughout the day. White cloth on my DJ booth, and split my speakers apart so bigger spread of music without having to turn the volume too loud. It’s the little things right? As no one wants to see pictures of people eating, I have included some images of the uplighting all taken for the wedding breakfast, and a few other items for ideas…
The bride and groom didn’t want a 1st dance, so after some background music while the evening guests arrived we kicked on to party time. There online music playlist consisted of around 100 songs of various genres meaning plenty for everyone. The idea being that we played much of the list for everyone followed by more Urban / Rap selection for the last hour or so specifically for happy couple. So all in all a great day and night for a really lovely couple.
Just a note, buy the time I’d packed up and got home it was 3.30am – so a nice 20 hour day. Love my job 😀
Can not fault David. ..so warm and friendly….we had an amazing night…he did exactly what we asked for …thank you David from a very happy couple xx
Midland Hotel Manchester Wedding DJ & Lighting services available for your special day. Here is a link to another page for the Midland hotel which has a few other weddings on it Midland Weddings . Any questions about my Wedding DJ or lighting for your special day here at the Midland, please do not hesitate to get in touch. I look forward to hearing from you.