Quirky wedding entertainment ideas to wow your guests

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Quirky wedding entertainment ideas to wow your guests

Quirky wedding entertainment ideas to wow your guests

At The Hall Barns we love quirky. The weird and the wonderful is our bag and we love watching how our couples show off their unique style on their wedding days. Our 19th century barn, tucked away in the gorgeous Leicestershire countryside, has been lovingly converted into the region’s coolest wedding venue. From your ‘I do’s to winding down the party chilling out with your guests in our glampsite, we like to think we’ve got everything you need for an unforgettable wedding day. So now you’ve found the perfect venue (*waves*), how about some quirky wedding entertainment ideas to really wow your guests? Coming right up…

Cool photo booth

Who can resist getting involved with a bit of photo booth action at a wedding, hey? It’s the perfect way to switch things up for the evening reception, or add some fun entertainment during your drinks reception. How awesome if this teardrop caravan photo booth from Midlands-based company The Pixie Booth? Obsessed!

The Pixie Booth teardrop caravan photo booth
Credit: The Pixie Booth

Glitter bar

The Hall Barns is the dream setting for a cool, laid-back festival style wedding. If you want your guests to get into the Glastonbury-vibe, why not hire a glitter bar to add a bit of sparkle to proceedings? Set up your own DIY glitter station in our camping field, or call in the pros, like Leicestershire’s Daisy Janes Face Painting. Shiny, happy guests, guaranteed.

Bride with glitter and gems on face for quirky wedding entertainment ideas
Credit: Daisy Jane’s Face Painting

Let there be gin

Quirky wedding entertainment ideas don’t have a to cost a fortune. Create your own bespoke gin table, to let your guests mix and match their favourite tipples to their hearts’ content. The awesome wedding events team at The Hall Barns can help you create the drinks station of dreams. Pass the tonic…

Animal antics

Ladies and Gents, this is not a drill. You can actually have alpacas as your VIP wedding guests at The Hall Barns.  Charnwood Forest Alpacas offer a few different wedding packages, where you and your guests can meet, pet, nose nuzzle, feed and have your photos take with these cute, fuzzy guys. There’s even the option of taking them for a little stroll round the grounds. Think of the photos!

bride and groom walking with alpacas
Credit: Charnwood Forest Alpacas

 Always time for ice cream

If you’re planning a spring or summer wedding at The Hall Barns, earn coolest Bride or Groom points by treating everyone to ice cream. East Midlands-based Flossy’s Ice Creams can surprise your guests with their cute vintage ice cream trikes, serving local, luxury artisan ice creams and sorbets. What a winner.

vintage style ice cream trike as quirky wedding entertainment ideas
Credit: Flossy’s Ice Creams

Sashay away

Now for quirky wedding entertainment ideas to really get the party started, you need to bring in the Queens. Delivering high levels of sass, sparkle and belting tunes, booking a Drag Queen to perform during your evening reception is guaranteed to leave everyone with massive smiles on their faces. Check out Oddle Entertainment to find your dream Queen.

Your wedding at The Hall Barns

Are you after a cool, laid-back, exclusive-use wedding venue in Leicestershire? Welcome to The Hall Barns! We’d love the chance to show you around and let you see how special the venue is yourself. Just get in touch by clicking here.

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