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Hertfordshire's leading wedding & event supplier recommended by amazing venues for our unmatched quality and service.
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£895
Details

Style of Music

Drinks / Cocktails Music
Reception Music
Ceremony Music
Funk / 70s / Disco
Soul / Motown / RnB
Pop / Rock
Other Style of Music
Rap / Beatbox
Tribute
Modern Music such as UK Garage, House, Kisstory

Primary Instrument(s)

Male Vocals
Winds

Type of Performer(s) or Business

Disco
DJ
Solo Musician
Ensemble / Group
Solo Singer
Agency

PA System
Noise Limiter Experience
Sound Equipment
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Disco Lighting
Smoke Machine
Take Requests
MC Available
Dance Floor Hire
Disco Ball
Full Description
My Big Day Events based in St Albans where client's can visit our office & showroom to plan, and inspire amazing weddings & events. Recommended exclusively by Ashridge House, Hatfield House, Hunton Park, Monkton Barn, The Manor Elstree, St Michael's Manor, Tewinbury Farm, and frequently working with venues including Sopwell House, The Luton Hoo, and many more. We deliver a stress free, unforgettable experience that will become a talking point among your guests for years to come. "We used My Big Day Events for our wedding and I would highly recommend them! The team were so helpful building us a bespoke package that we wanted, which included having music throughout our entire day - from the ceremony to the very end of the night. Our DJ on the day was brilliant! I had guests coming over to me saying how amazing he was. The music was spot on from start to finish. Our DJ also made all of our announcements and got the guests where they needed to be - everything was so well organised. We also hired extra lighting and a photo booth, which were fab. Thank you My Big Day Events for making our day so great!" Mr & Mrs Stewart - Ashridge House - 04.12.2021 Please do take a look at our reviews here on Bridebook, but also google, facebook, and hitched for added confidence in our service. We provide: Award Winning Entertainment (4 Counties Wedding Awards Winner 2020, International Wedding Awards 2020 Winner) Professional & Experienced Wedding Djs Bespoke Production Modern & Sophisticated Lighting Stunning Dance Floors Fun & High Quality Photo Booths Magic Mirrors Selfie Photo PODs Lightup Letters Neon Signs Flowerwalls & Backdrops AV Services "I have been working in events for over 10 years starting out as an international DJ, and event organiser for high profile clients & celebrities, all which built the foundations to plan and execute the very best weddings & events for my clients" Adam - My Big Day Events

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Adam Shilston
Hello, and thank you for considering me and my team at My Big Day Events. It would be our pleasure to be a part of your big day. We offer luxury wedding production and entertainment. The advantage with us is we have a great track record to give you (and us) confidence that we will make your evening reception and/or all day requirements a total success and really special. You can contact me personally through this site, or call me on 01727 614900. I look forward to your enquiry.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2000
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
5
Reviews
(36)
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Laura Chapman
Happy couple Married on August
August 2021
Went the extra mile!
My Big Day Events Hertfordshire made our day completely stress-free! They moved our wedding (postponed due to covid) with absolutely no hassle! Adam was in contact regularly and made sure we were happy with everything. When Adam was setting up the venue on the wedding morning, he saw our colour was blue and made the uplighters match our scheme which was an extra touch! I would 100% recommend them and would happily use them for an event in the future!
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The Farrows
Happy couple Married on July
July 2021
The Most Magical Day
We used Adam and his team for our wedding on 22 July 2021. From the moment we booked, Adam couldn’t have been more accommodating with all our requests and questions…and there was a lot. At our evening reception, there wasn’t a time the dance floor was empty, real credit to the DJ and knowing exactly what to play when. Is it even a wedding without a photo booth? This was a massive hit and the pictures are just brilliant and will be treasured forever. And the standing light up initials really added an extra special touch to the room. I really can’t recommend Adam and his team more, everything was perfect. Thank you so much!
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Alexandra
Happy couple Married on September
October 2019
Thank you Adam and your wonderful team
Adam and his team provided the LED dance floor for our wedding and the set up looked so professional and I have amazing pictures now 🙂🙂 brilliant service. We definitely recommend My Big Day Events for their outstanding service! Thank you 🙏
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James and Jing
Happy couple Married on August
August 2019
Wonderful party
Adam and Gary were amazing. We used the Big Day Event for DJ and decoration. The process was very organised, with list of items available, update calls and web portal. We had a great night! Thank you!
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Amy and Ross
Happy couple Married on July
August 2019
Perfect
Adam was flexible and understanding from the booking process, through to the planning meeting. Adam listened to everything we wanted, and we had ultimate trust in him and his services. He delivered everything as we asked and he really made the day special. He helped keep people at ease when they were about to deliver speeches, and assisted with a musical element of one of the speeches too. He did everything perfectly and we cannot thank him enough for all he did. I would highly recommend him to anyone. It was perfect!
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Emma & Alan Bowie
Happy couple Married on December
December 2018
Wedding at Hunton Park (Devere)
Would like to say a big Thankyou to you for making our wedding evening the most beautiful amazing day ever! It looked so beautiful with the LED dance floor and the backdrop too! Kids and BIG kids loved the sweet cart and not forgetting the photo booth! Had so much fun! Prices are great!!! Thankyou so much!! Xxx
Location & Contact Details

Address

St Albans, Hertfordshire, England

Travel Notes

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Press & Awards
(3)

Accreditations / Associations (3)

International Wedding Awards 2020 - Wedding Production
4 Counties Wedding Awards Overall Winner - Entertainment
National Jazzy Jeff Dj Award. I won this before my wedding djing career started
FAQ
(10)

What is your most memorable wedding?

It has to be an Ibiza themed wedding on a rainy day in Bedfordshire in a circus style tent filmed by BBC ONE's Don't Tell The Bride.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Experienced, Improvised, Unique, Successful, Friendly

What about your business are you most proud of?

It gives me great pride having taken this business from just myself Djing to providing over 500 successful events each year with an amazing team who really are very talented and amazing!

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Meet your suppliers or at least have a chat with them on the phone. You will get a feel for experienced, talented, and professional people that isn't possible to work out from reading on the internet!

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

We provide a lot of personal touches to our brides and grooms however even they don't find out all of these things until during or after their big day. So i can't reveal our secrets..

Describe your typical process with a couple.

From the initial enquiry, we set out our packages and prices to allow our clients to choose what they think is best based on their budget or discuss a bespoke package to suit them. After this point we like to meet in person because I or one of my wedding DJs are effectively a working guest at your wedding so it's important that you feel that you know us and are comfortable with us so that when you need anything from us on the day you won't hesitate to ask. We also discuss music, running order, first dance, any special announcements, master of ceremony duties, and ideas our couple have. We then confirm the booking and tie up the formalities. Around 1 week before the day we have another refresher chat to ensure nothing has changed or needs adding/amending. We also deal with the venue directly to ensure there are no unexpected surprises and that they know we are coming. We work with almost all the venues in Hertfordshire so this part is easy! That's about everything!

What makes a romantic first dance?

There are so many! Ed Sheeran, Etta James, Sam Smith, Eric Clapton.. I could go on for days.

What is your number one floor-filler?

For every floor filler at one type of event it can be a floor clearer at the next if not timed right or assessed based on the crowd. On a personal note I would say Robin S Show Me Love always gets a great reaction played at the right time!

Which band from the past would you most like to have been part of?

Earth Wind and Fire but I'm not talented enough haha

What is the soundtrack to your life?

I'm gonna say Work Hard Play Hard which is by akon and ne-yo

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