Dancing In The Dark
Award Winning Lake District Wedding DJs
Firmly established as Cumbria’s leading wedding DJs, Dancing In The Dark is proud of its long association with Broadoaks Country House. Our philosophy is very simple – we aim to make your wedding party the most memorable night of your life.
With 30 years of experience and our unrivalled music collection, ranging from the ’60s through to the latest chart hits, we are able to create a party soundtrack that reflects your style and theme.
Requests are welcome both on the night and in advance by email. As an optional extra, we are also able to offer atmospheric LED uplighting to add both elegance and the wow factor to any room. Do get in touch to discuss your requirements, we’re not at all “pushy”, but we are relaxed, informal, friendly and professional.
Time Warp Jukebox Hire
A Time Warp Jukebox Is just like having a band but with guaranteed quality, just like having a DJ but without the cheesy commentary. Take away all of the hassle and stress of choosing music and entertainment for your special day with a Time Warp Jukebox. For filling all your musical needs as well as providing a retro visual centrepiece to your venue.
Our jukeboxes are pre-loaded with over 40,000 tracks, every chart hit since 1952 right up to the current day, ensuring you can cater for all of your guests’ musical desires. The jukebox automatically builds up a playlist from your selections and seamlessly blends the songs together without the need for an old school DJ commentary in between. The built-in sound system will certainly get your party started eliminating the need for a 12-piece orchestra, while the LED package and bubble tubes complete the aesthetics of the jukebox.
Motiv-8 Disco Cumbria
Wedding DJ and Disco
We are a meticulous and talented full-time mobile DJ service and proud of our long association with Broadoaks Country House Hotel.
Music and Disco
We believe the music is the most important element, and we encourage all our happy couples to choose their music within their personal client portal, and involve the guests in the process.
We also welcome requests given on the night.
Our NiteBeat Disco is a stylish ultra-modern disco. Having EV Evolve sound, fabulous pastel-coloured lighting, and optional karaoke to transform your wedding to the next level.
Small Wedding Entertainment
Our Small Wedding Entertainment is two entertainments in one package, and it is ideal for weddings of up to 50 guests.
The entertainment will involve every guest at your wedding.
Full details are on our website.
John Penn Wedding Singer
Looking for live music and a disco? John Penn, singer, guitarist & DJ can give you a full day or evening’s entertainment. His set includes music from the last 6 decades with some of the best and most well-known Chart, Rock, Motown and Soul songs of all time. The disco which accompanies his live singing sets features an extensive song library enabling requests both prior to and on the night of your reception/party. If you prefer, John could provide an acoustic set, which is also available during your afternoon drinks reception or during your ceremony.
John’s down to earth manner and love of performing means he always gives his all, either to a small group or a large crowd, making him a truly professional act.
Glen Anderson Wedding Entertainment
Vocalist, Guitar Player, DJ & Host
Glen has played an important part in many fabulous wedding celebrations here at Broadoaks. With a wealth of experience, he understands that all couples are unique and offers entertainment solutions designed to suit all musical tastes, ensuring the best day possible for everyone. Having performed worldwide, he now specialises in providing outstanding wedding entertainment throughout the Lake District & Cumbria. All performances are seamless thanks to his musical expertise and friendly audience rapport. A remarkably versatile performer, meticulous in all aspects of his profession and perfect for your wedding. “Absolutely bloody fantastic!” Colin Firth – Supernova 2021
Sense Of Sound
Bespoke Wedding Singers
Amazing uplifting contemporary wedding singers. Sense of Sound Wedding Singers is an amazing choir that has performed with many established artists including Paloma Faith, Seal, Damon Albarn, Nile Rodgers and Chic. They are also the featured singers for the annual spectacular Cream Classical concerts at Liverpool’s iconic Anglican cathedral. Couples love to have these world class singers surprise their guests with a “Love Actually” style flash mob as soon as they have said ‘I do’ or have them perform their more traditional ceremonial package of five beautifully arranged classic love songs.
Peter Brown Wedding & Party Pianist
Peter has been working with Broadoaks since 2000 and he provides wonderfully romantic piano music for any combination of your guests’ arrival, wedding ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast and a ‘gentle wind-down’ if couples would prefer a gentle finale on their special day.
As well as utilising the grand piano in the Music Room; for ceremonies in the Orangery, Peter brings his own gorgeous mini-grand piano… you’d love it!
To hear many samples of Peter’s playing, please visit his website (link above).
Live Wedding Entertainment & Wedding DJs
Function Central offer an exclusive collection of handpicked wedding bands, solo musicians and DJs for hire in the North West of England. Our team will help you choose and book the perfect act and we’ll be on hand 24/7, right up until your event date.
Wedding DJ, Music & Lighting
Mark Wenlock is a well known local DJ and has played at Broadoaks many times. He can also provide Karaoke microphones to your guests so they can provide the entertainment if needed during the evening. All wording is provided using the Broadoaks backdrop screen & request cards are provided to your guests.