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.

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

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



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

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



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

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