Here are many of our recommended ideas for entertainment at your dinner dance event, which will be booked directly through the venue. If you would like an Entertainment act that is not listed below, please contact our Entertainment agency Sternberg Clarke.

Lounge DJ

Lounge DJ at SEA LIFE

A Lounge DJ is the perfect addition to a cocktail Party, especially if you want to add a touch of glamour to the atmosphere.

From £450 +vat


Darren Lang

Magician Darren Lang’s illusions have been described as “mesmerising”, performing magic tricks and special effects that should have Derren Brown reaching for his notepad! Darren provides amazing energy for any event. If you need a strolling magician at a drinks reception or throughout dinner, Darren’s your man!

Prices from £500 + VAT

Casino Tables


Roulette, Black Jack, Poker, and much more!

All include professional croupiers and “fun money”. A great way for your guests to gamble their money away without losing a penny!

Prices from £620



If you have added a Lounge DJ, go a step further and add a Saxophone duet to add a current and sassy vibe to your event.

From £295+vat

Studio Secrets

Madame Tussauds Adele

It takes four months of specialist sculpting, moulding and colouring to create a Madame Tussauds wax figure. Each figure costs approximately £150,000. Our dedicated studio’s team train for years to produce the wax figures you will see at your event. Why not invite them to the drinks reception to mingle and tell your guests more about how their favourite star was made?

Groovy Booth

Jun 08 2012 19:48PM 7.453 cc434918,A photo booth will really get your party going! Get in, press the button and let the fun begin! Inside the booth loud laughter, big smiles and funny faces are guaranteed, then within seconds, a set of four photos, and a fun memory, are ready outside for your guests to take away.

Prices from £725



Want to add some more rhythm to your cocktail Party? Add some percussion such as Bongo drums with our Lounge DJ.

From £345+vat

Social Media Photographer

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Strike a pose with your favourite A-list celeb as our social media photographer captures your guests on arrival. Pictures are uploaded the day after the event onto the Merlin Events Facebook and Google+ page.

Complimentary for all events.

Pop Fiction

The ultimate non stop party band

Pop Fiction are one of the leading party bands in the UK. A highly professional and energetic group, Pop Fiction provides an evening of unforgettable entertainment – covering an incredible SIX decades of chart hits in one jam-packed evening from rock ‘n’ roll and Motown to disco classics and current pop hits.

Prices from £1,700 including all equipment