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Michelle’s 50th birthday party, Elmstead Cricket Club, 26th March 2022

Happy birthday Michelle! Michelle, her amazing friends and family all converged on Elmstead Cricket Club for an 80’s/90’s fancy dress party. The Spice Girls even made an appearance!! The costumes were really awesome, and everyone danced to this: Mombasa (Original Mix) Scott Pullen Lamentin Frederick Stone Es Vedra Les Verde Orchestra I Shoulda Loved Ya […]

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Rebecca and Jamie ‘s wedding, South Lodge Hotel, 25th March 2022

Congratulations Rebecca and Jamie! Rebecca and Jamie chose the wonderful South Lodge Hotel near Horsham to host their fabulous wedding. And what a day it was! After the wedding breakfast, it was over to me to provide my evening wedding DJ service until midnight. Rebecca and Jamie and their guests made sure the dance floor […]

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Hayley and James ‘s wedding, Balcombe Place, 19th March 2022

Hayley and James got married! Hayley and James chose the stunning Balcombe Place for their wedding day. Following a civil ceremony in the drawing room, there was a drinks reception, which then lead to the wedding breakfast in the music room. After the speeches, and the cutting of the cake, Hayley and James took to […]

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Karen and Andy ‘s wedding, The Bull’s Head Hotel, 12th March 2022

Hi Brian. I will keep thanking you Until the end of time but I am still completely blown away with what you did at the weekend 🙂 Thank you thank you thank you! Andy Hoath, 12th March 2022, The Bull’s Head Hotel Chislehurst Andy and Karen got MARRIED! Andy and Karen celebrated their marriage in […]

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Richard and Zoe ‘s wedding, Field Place Manor and Barns, 5th March 2022

Richard and Zoe got married! Richard and Zoe chose the award winning Field Place to host their fab wedding. Following a beautiful ceremony, drinks and photos, everyone sat down to a wedding breakfast supplied by the team at Hardings Catering. After a few evening guests arrived, Richard and Zoe cut the cake, and danced all […]

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SGC Staff Party, Warnham Barn, 27th February 2022

Hi Brian, Thank you so much for DJing our staff party – great fun was had by all!!! Shirley, SGC Staff Party, 27/3/22 SGC made the wise decision to postpone their xmas staff party from December to February due to the ongoing Covid crisis. This is what I played for them: Slip Into Something More […]

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Natalie and Rob, Brookfield Barn, 26th February 2022

Natalie and Rob chose the fabulous Brookfield Barn to host their wedding day. After originally planning to get wed in 2020, that Covid thing meant they had to reschedule, like so many of my current clients! Thankfully, this was a perfect spring day with lots of sunshine which everyone enjoyed. Natalie and Rob hired me […]

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Yasmin and Jon ‘s wedding, Brookfield Barn, 11th February 2022

Yasmin and Jon got married! Yasmin and Jon chose the fabulous Brookfield Barn to get married, after a postponement due to covid. A perfect sunny winters day was most welcome as friends and family celebrated. I provided my evening wedding DJ service, and the following is what I played based on Yasmin and Jon’s requests: […]

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Toni and Paul ‘s wedding celebration, Broadbridge Heath Football Club, 5th February 2022

Brian was nothing but accommodating with our plan changes and we finally got to have our celebration on Saturday and he was fantastic, best DJ!! Thank you Brian for a fantastic evening 🥳🥂 Toni Hogman, 5th February 2022 Toni and Paul got married, then they finally had a party! Toni and Paul planned to get […]

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Lenina and John ‘s wedding, Brookfield Barn, 1st August 2021

Lenina and John got married! Lenina and John’s wedding music log: Resurection – The Perfecto Edit PPK 1960 What? (Opolopo Kick & Bass Rerub) Gregory Porter Keep on Dancin’ (DJ Meme Remix) Gary’s Gang I Feel Love (DJ Meme Disco Re-Edit) Donna Summer Love Ballad (Joey Negro Jazzy Reprise) George Benson What A Difference A […]

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Caitlin and Sam ‘s wedding, Decoy Ponds, 24th July 2021

We honestly cannot thank you enough. I don’t think we will ever be able to. Every guest commented on how great you were, and how lovely you were, and we couldn’t agree more. You honestly have been beyond incredible and we thank you so so much Caitlin and Sam, Decoy Ponds, 24th July 2021 Caitlin […]

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Grace and Patrick ‘s wedding, 18th July 2021, Oaks Farm

Grace and Patrick got married! Grace and Patrick got married at the lovely Oaks Farm Weddings venue in July 2021. As there were still some Covid restrictions in place, the dancing took place outdoors in the temporary marquee. Music for dancing outdoors: California Dreamin (Extended Mix) Freischwimmer Don’t Stop Till U Get Enuff [Dr Packer’s […]

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Holly and Lee ‘s wedding, 15th July 2021, Brookfield Barn

Holly and Lee got MARRIED! After the stress of date changes due to the covid crisis, Holly and Lee finally tied the knot in style at the fabulous Brookfield Barn. As their evening wedding DJ, this is what I played on the night: Music for dancing: Africa Toto DJ Beats: Somebody Else’s Guy Jocelyn Brown […]

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Lara and Quin ‘s wedding, Bignor Park, 10th July 2021

Hi Brian, We just wanted to say a huge thank you for everything you did on our wedding day. Both us and our guests had a brilliant time on the dance floor – the music and lighting were perfect, as was the background music to our reception. Thank you too for all your help and […]

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Charli and Lee ‘s wedding, Field Place Manor and Barns, 3rd July 2021

Charli and Lee finally got married! After several Covid induced date changes, Charli and Lee finally got married on 3rd July 2021 at the lovely Field Place Manor and Barns where I am a recommended supplier. As restrictions did not allow dancing other than the first dance, I teamed up with an amazing DJ and […]

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Megan and Dave’s wedding, Upwaltham Barns, 29th October 2021

An amazing evening dancing all night. Brian, thank you so much Megan and Dave, Upwaltham Barns, 29th October 2021 Evening music I played: Background music: Les DJinns (Trentemoller Remix) Djuma Soundsystem Hey Hey – DF’s Attention Vocal Mix Dennis Ferrer Finally (Danny Krivit & Steve Travolta Re-Edit) Kings of Tomorrow To Be In Love Masters […]

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Lee and Sam , Southend Barns, 22nd August 2021

Hey Brian, Now we have recovered, I wanted to pass on my thanks for making the day run smoothly. Start to end. The weather was ace… maybe too hot, kept a few people outside lol… but we loved having you there. Music for all and spot on. Many many many thanks ! Take care RegardsLee […]

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Chloe and Owen’s wedding, Brookfield Barn, 16th July 2021

Hi Brian, Thank you so much for your fantastic performance at our wedding, we had such a lovely day and can’t thank you enough for getting everyone in the right place at the right time. We hope to see you at another party again soon!!! Owen & Chloe This is the music I played: She’s […]

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Polly and Alex ‘s wedding, Itchingfield, 21st August 2021

Polly and Alex got married! On 21st August 2021, Polly and Alex got married in true style in Itchingfield. As Helen and I are great friends with Alex’s parents, it was such a pleasure for us to be there as guests for the whole day. The service included a gospel choir, and an amazing solo […]

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Helen and Lewis’s wedding, The Plough at Leigh, 21st December 2021

A wonderful Xmas wedding in Kent Helen and Lewis chose a fabulous Kent Barn venue for their wedding this year. As it was so close to Xmas, the decorations made the barn look even more spectacular. I provided my evening wedding DJ service for their awesome party. The music I played for Helen and Lewis: […]

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Becky and Gavin’s wedding, Farbridge, 18th December 2021

A happy Xmas wedding The lovely Becky and Gavin chose the beautiful Farbridge Wedding Venue near Chichester for their wonderful wedding on the Saturday before Xmas! A cool winter day full of celebration was followed by an epic party with all their friends and family. Hi Brian, Becky and I just wanted to say thank […]

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Slinfold Golf Club Xmas party, 17th December 2021

This was a party for 4 groups of people, from all the requests, this is what I played as everyone danced: Background music: Grandmaster Warm Up: Christmas Mastermix Grandmaster Warm Up Christmas 2 (Continuous Mix) Mastermix Gat Damn (Instrumental) Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Wind Parade Donald Byrd Do It Any Way You Wanna People’s Choice […]

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Slinfold Golf Club Xmas Party, 3rd December 2021

On 3rd December 2021, I DJ’d my first Christmas Party of the season at the lovely Slinfold Golf Club for a mixed crowd of around 60 guests from different companies. This is what I played… 3rd December 2021 music: Grandmaster Warm Up: Christmas Mastermix Grandmaster Warm Up Christmas 2 (Continuous Mix) Mastermix Miss You (Dj […]

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Joanna’s Boutique Bar party night, 4th December 2021

Every few months, I play a set at the fabulous Joanna’s Boutique Bar, which is also an amazing tearoom in Storrington during the day. With an early emphasis on soul, funk, and disco, as the party develops I hit the classics too… Here’s what I played on Saturday 4th December 2021: Wind Parade – Donald […]

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Northgate team party

During 2021, I was very fortunate to join an NHS vaccination team on a part time basis. To date these awesome guys delivered around a 150,000 covid vaccinations to West Sussex residents. I can’t tell you how proud I am of them all, and being part of this. On 19th November 2021, we had a […]

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Syrencot, a fabulous exclusive wedding venue in Wiltshire

Syrencot wedding venue Based a stone’s throw from Stone Henge near Salisbury, Syrencot is truly one of a kind. This fabulous Wiltshire wedding venue has everything. A beautiful walled garden and patio area to relax in, a stunning modern barn to eat drink and party in, a lovely glasshouse for the ceremony. The attention to […]

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The lockdown mixes

During the Covid-19 crisis, we were put in lockdown several times. I absolutely love playing music at live events, this is why I became a full time DJ. As you can imagine, with the impossibility of DJing to happy crowds every week, this has been very difficult for me and many of my colleagues. Since […]

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Got engaged this Xmas? 5 most important things to do next

Just got engaged? Congratulations!  The Xmas break is an amazing time for couples, it’s normally a time for family to get together and celebrate.  So, not surprisingly, it’s also a very popular time for people to get engaged.  I should know, this is when my fab wife Helen and I got engaged!  However, it’s all too […]

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Sussex Wedding Venues We Love: Field Place Manor House & Barns

One of the best things about what we do is the meeting the people we do – our couples, their loved ones and the amazing people working behind the scenes to make each and every wedding special and as unique as those saying I do.  This couldn’t be truer of Amanda Millis, Weddings and Events […]

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Sussex Wedding Venues We Love: Long Furlong Barn

Following our new Wedding Supplier Spotlight blog series (celebrating suppliers we enjoy working with), we also wanted to highlight the wonderful local wedding venues in Sussex that we have had the pleasure of working with too – and look forward to working in again, once we can.  First up is the award-winning Long Furlong Barn […]

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Adam and Ollie ‘s wedding at Long Furlong Barn, 3rd October 2019

Adam and Ollie got married! From the moment I met Ollie and Adam, I knew their wedding day was going to be something else! As both work in the airline industry, the theming was superb with lots of attention to detail. As a recommended supplier to Long Furlong Barn, it was a pleasure to provide […]

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Rachel and Jonny Jones’s wedding at East Sussex National Hotel, 8th June 2018

Having met Rachel and Jonny, I knew we were all in for a fab wedding! Rachel and Johnny booked me to provide my all day wedding service. This includes my ceremony production service, background music, and Master of Ceremonies service during the day. In the evening, I DJ’d the party with Rachel and Johnny’s choices […]

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Funk, Soul, Disco night at Joanna’s Boutique Bar, 1st February 2020

Title – artist – BPM I Got The… Labi Siffre 90.2 The Masterplan (Extended Version ’98 Re-Edit) Diana Brown & Barrie K. Sharp 102.77 Doin’ It Herbie Hancock 98.5 Gimme Some More The J.B.’s 97.9 Funky Stuff Kool & The Gang 103.53 Mister Magic Grover Washington, Jr. 103.5 Who Is He What Is He to […]

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Alex and Dave got married at Brookfield Barn, 18th April 2018

Alex and Dave – Brookfield Barn Alex and Dave chose the fabulous Brookfield Barn as their wedding venue for a fabulous April wedding. I provided my Ceremony music production service, Master of Ceremonies and evening DJ service using my unique VW DJ booth. With a few surprises for the guests, this was a wonderful party […]

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Victoria and Tony ‘s fab wedding, Brookfield Barn, 18th May 2019

Victoria and Tony got married! Having met Victoria and Tony, they booked me for my all-day services for their wedding at Brookfield Barn. In the early afternoon I provided my ceremony music production service, and background music service. This was followed by my Master of Ceremonies service during the wedding breakfast, and I DJ’d the […]

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Sarah and James’s wedding, The Crown Inn Chiddingfold, 28th December 2019

The Crown Inn Chiddingfold Sarah and James chose the Crown Inn Chiddingfold for their wedding between Xmas and the new year. This is a fabulous time to celebrate with friends and family, most of which will be on holiday. This lovely 14th century inn was a brilliant venue, the staff were awesome, what more could […]

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Xmas party music log, 16th December 2019, Slinfold Golf Club

Xmas party music log, 16th December 2019, Slinfold Golf Club

School Party, music for dancing: Christmas Techno Dance – Original Mix Steve Mac, Klaus Blatter Rocking’ Around The Christmas Tree Brenda Lee All I Want For Christmas Mariah Carey CAN’T STOP THE FEELING! Justin Timberlake Uptown Funk Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars Get lucky Daft Punk American Boy Estelle Ft Kanye West Blurred Lines (Robbie […]

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Xmas party music log, 13th December 2019, Hampton Court Palace

Xmas party music log, 13th December 2019, Hampton Court Palace

Background music for drinks / meal: CD Pool In The Mix xmas 2019 Festive Favourites In The Mix Christmas Techno Dance – Original Mix Steve Mac, Klaus Blatter Illegal Swayzak Dreams Oversoul Annanas Tosca Latin Leisure Ibizarre Shine AfterLife f. Cathy Battistessa Rachel’s Song Vangelis Dunia BLISS Cave of Angels Dreadzone Adios Ayer (Paul Daley […]

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Lisa and Stewart ‘s wedding music, Oaks Farm, 2nd November 2019

Lisa and Stewart got married at the fabulous Oaks Farm wedding venue on 2nd November 2019. It was such an honour to be chosen to provide my ceremony music service, master of ceremonies service, and I was also the evening party DJ. Music for the wedding party Taking Applications Richard Dimples Fields She’s Got Paers […]

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Alisha and Matt’s wedding music, Whitstable, 22nd August 2019

Anvil Atroxx Get Dumb Axwell, Angello, Ingrosso & Laidback Luke At Night (Purple Disco Machine Extended Remix) Shakedown Glitterbox – A Disco Hï (Continuous Mix 2) Simon Dunmore That’s The Joint Funky 4+1 8th Wonder – Pressure drop The Sugarhill Gang I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do) [Extended Club Mix] Hall & Oates […]

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Chloe and Chris’s wedding music, The Hydro Hotel, Eastbourne, 3rd August 2019

Background music: Tribalizm Afronaut Kao Fela (Everything) Afronaut Phula Remix Afronaut Mparra (Fool) Afronaut Ukunwaba (Stretch Out and Relax) Afronaut Interlude Afronaut Senegal Soul Afronaut Musandi Bati (Let Me Free!) Afronaut Phula (Rain) Afronaut Liya Buya (What is your Goal?) Afronaut Common Ground Afronaut Tlare Kopane (Behind the Tree) Afronaut Free Mind Afronaut Putuwayo Afronaut […]

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Georgie and Joe’s awesome wedding, 1st August 2019, Field Place Manor

Georgie and Joe’s awesome wedding, 1st August 2019, Field Place Manor

Georgie and Joe chose Field Place as the backdrop for their fabulous wedding day. They exchanged their vows in the beautiful garden, had a yummy afternoon tea served in the main barn. This was followed by a fantastic evening party to celebrate with all their friends and family. Georgie and Joe hire me to provide […]

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Roya and George ‘s wedding music, East Sussex National, Saturday 27th July 2019

Congratulations Roya and George ! Roya and George got married at East Sussex National Hotel in Uckfield, East Sussex on Saturday 27th July 2019. They chose me to be their evening Wedding DJ, with my fab VW DJ booth and uplighting. Dear Brian, We just wanted to drop a line to say a huge THANK […]

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Tom and Yolanda’s wedding music, The Walled Garden, 20th June 2019

Missing Me (Featuring Jack Tyson-Charles) Lack Of Afro Hercules Aaron Neville Young People Fulton Street The Man Omar Cold Case (Featuring Sulene Fleming) The Fantastics Creek Walk Dr. Rubberfunk Hard Work Smoove & Turrell Second Best Saskwatch Seven Nation Army (Featuring Alice Russell) Nostalgia 77 Do It (Mako & The Hawk Version) (Mako & The […]

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Corporate celebration, Hampton Court Palace, 30th March 2019 – music log

Haven’t You Heard (Joey Negro Extended Disco Mix) Patrice Rushen Dancing Queen ABBA 9 to 5 – Dolly Parton We Are Family (12″ mix) Sister Sledge Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now McFadden & Whitehead Candy Cameo I Found Lovin’ Fatback Band Somebody Else’s Guy Jocelyn Brown Tribute (Right On) The Pasadenas CAN’T STOP THE FEELING! […]

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Kerrie’s 30th birthday party, 22nd March 2019, Tilgate – music log

Ain’t Nobody Rufus & Chaka Khan Somebody Else’s Guy Jocelyn Brown Back To Life (However Do You Want Me) Soul II Soul feat. Caron Wheeler All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie Never too much Luther Vandross I’m Coming Out Diana Ross Never Gonna Give You Up Rick Astley Like a prayer Madonna Something Got […]

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Music log, 12th April 2019, Janet and Jamie’s wedding at Wotton House, near Dorking

A wedding with a Persian / Arabic twist Theme from Dave Allen Skeewiff Dancing Queen ABBA Take A Chance On Me ABBA Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) ABBA Money, Money, Money ABBA Mamma Mia ABBA Let it go Idina Menzel Reflection (From Disney’s ”Mulan”) Coco Lee Hakuna Matata (From Disney’s ”the Lion King”) […]

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Sophie and Ashley got married! 2nd May 2019 at Brookfield Barn

A Glasto themed wedding day for Sophie and Ashley From the moment I met Sophie and Ashley, I knew their wedding at Brookfield Barn was going to be awesome. Sophie and Ashley trusted me to look after their wedding ceremony music, their background music, and I acted as their Master of Ceremonies. As regulars at […]

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My funky shirts!

One of the things that regularly gets commented on is my shirts!  Since having left full time employment and corporate life for good in 2009, I thought it would be more fun to reflect some personality in what I wear.  So, instead of wearing boring white shirts with my suits, you will often find me […]

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Tom and Jen got MARRIED! A fabulous winter wedding at Tithe Barn

Tom and Jen got married, Friday 26th January 2018, Tithe Barn The lovely Tom and Jen booked me to provide my day and evening service for their wedding reception.  I acted as their Master of Ceremonies, and DJ’d the evening party, for which I also provided venue decor in the form of mood uplighting, and […]

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