What does the disco look like?

What does the disco look like?

What does the disco look like?

Cambridgeshire Wedding DJ
An example of a very minimal setup as requested by a couple for their evening reception in a Cambridge University building

Unless you’re a DJ yourself, you probably haven’t even considered this question. But should you?

You’ve probably spent a lot of time and money styling your venue to fit with your wedding theme, and it’s only right that the evening (or even all day) disco setup fits in with that look and feel.

This becomes even more important when the disco is there for more than just the evening!

Do you want something loud and flashy, do you want something more minimal, or something else entirely?

I work very closely with all of my wedding customers to ensure I’m providing a setup which will fit in with their venue and any theme they may have, be that traditional, retro or rustic.

Below are just a few examples of recent wedding setups

Classic and modern white options

Classic White setup from Imagine Wedding & Party Entertainment
Classic white starlit booth (also available in black)
Jamie & Gareth's wedding reception at The Sheene Mill
Modern white booth (also available in black)

Still very popular with the more traditional wedding are my classic and modern white setups.

Everything is white, the speakers, the booths, the lights and even the electrical cables!
These two options are also available in black by the way.

Notice the hearts (stars are also available) projected onto the dance floor ready for the first dance.

Modern sticks or LOVE

Example of a Silver package setup
Sticks - 8 independently controlled light sticks which add to the party atmosphere
Example of a Gold package setup
LOVE letter frontage - the letters are independent of each other and function as disco lights during the evening party

These particular setups are probably my most used combination of equipment.

In this case, the lighting for the first dance is set to match the venue’s static ceiling lighting of light blue and pink. Notice again the hearts on the dance floor.

The equipment however is all black and virtually invisible. The overall result is that you see and hear the effects of the disco, but don’t have to see the equipment which is producing it.


Ollie & Lauren's wedding at Sussex Barn in Burnham Market with Imagine Wedding & Party Entertainment
Minimal rustic as seen in a barn venue
Jemima & Ed's wedding at Horsley Hale Farm
Rustic setup in situ in a marquee

Or how about a rustic styled booth if you’re celebrating in a barn or a marquee?

If needs be, I’m able to cover things like speakers and lighting poles in flower garlands and sacking to further “rusticate” the effect.


Kelly & Glenn's Retro wedding reception at Smeetham Hall Farm
Retro - an original 1980s light show pictured in a barn
A retro style wedding setup
Retro - an original 1980s light show pictured in a starlit marquee

Still surprisingly popular is the Retro setup which is a genuine 1980s light-show setup (the sound is alas, now digital).

It’s a lot less controllable and a LOT heavier than the modern day equipment, and is used (by request) at around a third of the weddings I entertain at each year.

Don’t expect to have hearts on the dance floor or the lighting set to pink and Cadbury purple with this light-show though….the lighting of the day “did what it did” and flashed with four different colours in time to the music.


Example of a Bronze package setup
Micro black - for where space is at a premium
A more compact setup
Micro white - for where space is at a premium

And finally, the “Micro” booth. This is probably my least favourite setup because space to work behind it is so limited. 

However, it’s an ideal solution for smaller venues where space is at an absolute premium.

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