Entertainment at Merlin venues will be booked directly through the venue and we have plenty of recommended ideas below, many of whom we work with on a regular basis. However, if you are after an Entertainment act that is not listed below, please contact us or contact our Entertainment agency Sternberg Clarke.


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

Star Struck

Our winning Kate Middleton lookalike striking a pose in London

To liven up your events and give your guests the opportunity to get up close and personal with celebrities why not invite:

Prince William and Kate for a very special Royal visit

Jack Sparrow to amuse your guests

Edward Cullen or Marylin Monroe to give some sex appeal

Gordon Ramsay to serve dinner to your guests

All of the above meet mingle and take photographs with your guests during the drinks reception to add a touch of celebrity to your guest list!

Prices from £500

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?


mermaid contortionist

Delia is one of Britain’s top contortionists, receiving national television and press coverage, working throughout the UK and worldwide. Her contortion act is performed on a high table, combining balance and extreme flexibility. The act concludes by squeezing into an impossibly small cube – an impressive sight!

Prices from £575

Chocolate Fountain


A chocoholics dream; add a chocolate waterfall with dipping food such as: fresh fruit, marshmallows, profiteroles, and more.

A great focal entertainment point or a fun way of serving dessert!

Prices from £1085 +VAT for 100 guests

Larger numbers available on request

Social Media Photographer

facebook - mt

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.

Human Statues

Wow your crowd with our human statues! These mesmerizing performers are an acrobatic adagio and static trapeze performing couple or transformable in to human painted golden globes, perfect for an event at Madame Tussauds.

Prices from £1,250