It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas! The decorations are going up all around you. The sweet sound of Slade, Wizard and Shakin Stevens can be heard in the shops. Christmas trees are for sale. Yes it's true, we LOVE Christmas. This time of year for us is always filled with seasonal weddings and office Christmas parties. And we can't wait to get into the swing of things, starting this weekend!
When ever someone says to us "you look like you absolutely love your job", we reply with an energetic "YES!". And here's why, with feedback from our lovely brides and grooms, clients and birthday boys and girls. Here's one we got through just this week.
I just wanted to say a MASSIVE thank you for finding availability at short notice. Drew and Christoper were absolutely amazing on Saturday. They lifted everyone in the room, it was amazing to see... even guests I didn't think would get up and have a sing along were on there feet!!
The atmosphere was awesome, they were funny and great singers .. I couldn't have wished for anyone better
I know all my guests are still talking about them. Absolute highlight!!!
Sam and Ross
How quickly has this summer come?!?! Not too fast as we're already loving the sunnier weather, the outdoor BBQ's, the sandy beaches and of course the fabulous weddings! With our busiest summer to date we simply can't wait to continue the singing waiters party this year. Here's a taster of what we have in store. Enjoy!
Monday July 20th of this year saw the wedding of Catherine and James Hunt at the lovely Orangery in Maidstone, Kent. The weather was gorgeous, the venue immaculate and the waiters service on top form (even with our help!). Here's a collection of photos taken on the day of our Secret Singers show in full swing. Congratulations again to Cat and James on such a lovely day.
We're hitting the heights of peak summer time in the UK and isn't it a belter so far!? Watching our glorious Lionesses bring back bronze at the womens fifa world cup, fabulous heat waves reaching all parts of the country, and Andy Murray slaying his way through the competition at Wimbledon. (As I write this he comes up against Mr Suave, Roger Federer this afternoon!). And whilst all this is happening we've been having a blast surprising couples, companies and crazy guests! Here's some photos of our summer time so far.
When a wedding lands on the grooms birthday then there's only one way to start the surprise... with a fab rendition of "Happy Birthday" from all the guests, and whilst we're at it let's bring out a gorgeous cake!
Great times at Denbies Wine Estate in Surrey. Fabulous home grown British wines, and a lovely venue to boot.
Photos by Nigel Rousell; Facebook.com/kengaphotography
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it's the Secret Singers dressed as their latest surprise... Super Heroes! Get inspired to create your very own themed surprise and have super hero amounts of fun with us. Check out these photos from our night at the Marriott St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in central London. Secret Singers - The Surprise Specialists
Fab photos by The Urban Snapper
Our hugely popular and extremely fun vocal group The Brit Tones have been having a fab time embarking on several cruise ships this year. Here's some footage from a recent trip to the Canary Islands onboard the Queen Victoria.
Here's a recent email we received from a fab couple we worked for.
"Just wanted to drop you a note to say a HUGE thank you!
We can honestly not tell you the amount of people from the wedding who have mentioned how amazing you both were to us. Even the evening guests who didn’t even see you keep talking about it! (As the day guests were talking about it so much J )
You honestly made our wedding!
Lee & I were looking around the room after dessert and we could just see everyone was getting a bit tired after a big meal and a lot to drink… then BHAM you both began to sing and the whole room was completely energised! It put people in such a good mood for the evening celebrations too!
We have both been to a lot of weddings over the last couple of years and one thing we always feel is quite sluggish/sleepy after the wedding breakfast and we really wanted something to fill this gap. It took us ages of searching for something but we finally come across yourselves and I’m so glad we did! You completely exceeded our expectations J
Thank you for creating an amazing memory for us!
Hope to see you both again in the future
Thanks again – can’t thank enough J
A very happy Mr & Mrs Foster"
And the winner is... Last Saturday saw the Production Guild of Great Britain paying tribute to leading UK film and TV industry professionals at the Grove in Hertfordshire. We had the awesome pleasure of providing the evening with our Secret Singers - Singing Waiters surprise! It dawned on us during an Abba medley that we were in the presence of people that actually worked on the Mamma Mia movie (yikes!), but it was so much fun to see so many guests singing and dancing along with us. Huge congratulations again to all the winners. Here's a few photos of our performance, enjoy!
Recently our "man band" The Brit Tones performed their show on onboard the gorgeous P&O cruise ship the Arcadia. After over a year of dedication and a LOT of hard work, this was a special moment for everyone involved. The best part is, we've now been given more cruise dates! Check out our showreel from the cruise. Available for shows on and off land!
See more via the website, www.thebrittones.com or via Facebook and Twitter.
Last weekend saw the marriage of Mark and Jo, or as they're now known as Mr and Mrs Farr. We were lucky enough to perform our Singing Waiters surprise, plus our evening show and DJ session for them and their guests. It was one heck of a party, and here's a selection of photos I took on the job. Congratulations once again to the happy couple x
What an incredible weekend! Friday began with a trip to The Barn at Bury Court, kicking off our Secret Singers road trip in fabulous style! We then set off to Swinton Park, a 6 hour drive up north!!! For another great "conga line" of a wedding surprise. Then Sunday saw us travel back down to London and the West Lodge Park Hotel for a wedding people will "Never Forget".
We met so many amazing people along the way, and were overwhelmed by fantastic comments from everyone. Here's just a small selection of photos I took during our journey. Thanks again for letting us play our part during these fabulous weddings!
Today we salute What a Picture Photography. A great family run photography business based in South Birmingham we recently bumped into. After giving them the "heads up" of what was about to happen during the wedding breakfast, they photographed our secret singing waiters show. Please check out the photos below!
I can't help but feel good after watching the Commonwealth games over the last week or so in Glasgow. (I wasn't actually in Glasgow, more of a sofa surfer / viewer). But wow, how incredible it is to watch and get caught up in the excitement of the games. Now that it's finished, the wave of good times still washes over every now and then. Very similar to our shows! So often do we get emails and messages from Brides and party guests that still remember our surprise moment, months and even years later. The "Secret Singers" wave of excitement lasts much longer than just one day!
Here's some recent images of what is now known as the "Secret Singers" effect at a wedding. I would try to analyse and put into words what such an effect looks like, but it's probably best to simply show you!
We're all having a blast this summer with a calendar loaded with so many incredible weddings! This weekend see's us travel all over the UK to surprise and delight a whole host of happy couples. Here's one amazing wedding we attended last week.
So, apparently the UK is set for temperatures to rival Ibiza and the Caribbean. With this weekend set to burst our thermometers, we take a look back over the last few months at our "hot" Secret Singers shows. Watch out summer weddings, Secret Singers are out to surprise you!
We've been lucky enough to visit so many incredible venues on our journeys. Gorgeous country manors, huge expo halls, a 7 star hotel (yes it really does exist!) and most recently a Safari Park. The location was Woburn Safari Park and the occasion was the wedding of Mr and Mrs Parkinson.
What a great idea to give the guests the chance to tour the park and meet the animals, followed by the wedding breakfast and then our Secret Singers Experience! Here's a selection of photos from our show.
We LOVE a kick line! So much that it's become a bit of a trade mark at many of our Secret Singer surprises. Here's a great shot from a recent Singing Waiters performance at the wedding of Mr and Mrs Delaney on 5th July this year.