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Hilton Birmingham Metropole – Charity Ball.

What a pleasure it was to bring a touch of Vegas glamour to The Hilton Birmingham Metropole this weekend for an amazing Charity ball for 400 guests.

You can’t beat the mix of our modern swing show, mixed with Vegas Dancing girls for a black tie ball.

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Clare and Pauls Marquee wedding.

Here’s some stunning photos from Clare and Pauls amazing Sperry Tent wedding in Yorkshire.

This set up was amazing!  Beautiful rustic tables, stunning copper table ware mixed with an amazing cocktail bar surrounded by a cushioned chill out area.

Clare’s father was a professional jazz bass player so it was an absolute pleasure to be asked to provide the music for their special day.  This was clearly a very important area of the day for both the bride and groom and their families.

We had a blast.  Lots of dancing and laughter, who could ask for more!

All the best guys,

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Kath Lightowler’s wedding – Combermere Abbey.

Hi Chris

Thanks for your email! We had a fantastic day and you guys were incredible! We had so much fun! A massive thank you to you and your guys for making our night so much fun.
You guys were great! Thanks again!
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Katie and Nathan’s wedding – Bolton Abbey.

Hi Chris – to quote Tina …. SIMPLY THE BEST!

Thank you all SO much for making Katie & Nathan’s big day so special.

Wishing you every success for the future.

Simon (father of the bride).

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Anthony and Sian’s wedding – Ettington Hall.

Hi Chris

We’re back from honeymoon now and just wanted to thank you and the rest of the Mini Big Band for everything on our wedding day.

We absolutely loved your set and many of our guests have commented on how fantastic the band was. I don’t know whether you got a sense of it but people we dancing all over the place!

Anyway, thanks again and we’re already looking forward to the next time we see the Mini Big Band.

Sian & Anthony

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Katie and Nathan’s Yorkshire Barn wedding.

We are often booked for to play at weddings by people who have seen the band before at other events, which is fantastic and a real acknowledgement of our performances.

However for Katie and Nathan’s wedding, this is the 4th time that Katie’s family have booked The Mini Big Band for family events, which is truly amazing and a real honour and privilege for us!

A perfect summers day in the heart of Yorkshire in the most stunning venue, Bolton Abbey’s fantastic Tithe Barn.  Perfect.

All the best guys!

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Abbie McDonald – Newcastle

Absolutely fabulous. So professional and talented. Absolutely made our wedding. Every single person there commented on how amazing they were!! Wish we could do it all again.

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Andy Williams wedding, Nottinghamshire.

The Mini Big Band played at our wedding in Nottinghamshire in July. They were absolutely fantastic and totally made our evening. My wife Rose and I barely left the dance floor and so many of our guests commented on just how bloody brilliant they were! Prior to booking the band we had watched all of their promo videos and listened to them on soundcloud, so had very high expectations to begin with, but seeing and hearing them live blew us away. They are all immensely talented, highly professional, a pleasure to deal with start-to-finish, and are all round top blokes. I cannot recommended them enough!

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Sophies stunning Marquee wedding.

Sophie set up an absolutely stunning marquee for her wedding at her family home.  An open marque with a secret cocktail bar and dance floor area, complete with a 10 piece band surprise!

Not only did we start the evening celebrations off in style, we also supplied our jazz trio for arrival drinks, which was a great way to settle the guests in for their amazing day.

All the best Sophie,

The MBB x

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Andrew and Rose’s wedding, Nottinghamshire. July 2019

Hi Chris,

You guys were absolutely fantastic and totally made our evening, Rose and I barely left the dance floor and we have so many of our guests have commented on how bloody brilliant you guys are!
Sorry I couldn’t chat more on the day, it was rather busy! We are off on our honeymoon now, but I will send you some snaps when we get them and will certainly write the most glowing review when we are back in the real world.
Thank you all so much again, it was just perfect!
Cheers,
Andy & Rose
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