If you are looking for ideas for your wedding or celebration then make sure to have a look through the top tips below. This is a list of a variety of entertainers, party ideas and favours/gifts that I have found over the years which I thought are great and worth recommending.
If you would like more information, to check availability or find out about pricing, please do get in touch either by email email@example.com or call 020 8905 2908.
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A beautiful christening gift for a girl or boy – a beautiful bone china money box so they can start saving those pennies! The money box’s can be personalised with the child’s name on the front and 4 lines of text on the back, a lovely gift to be treasured.
Baby Showers have always been popular over in the States but over recent years, more and more expectant mums in the UK are throwing a Baby Shower. It’s customary to bring along a gift so if you need some inspiration there are some lovely ideas here. I wish someone would have made me home cooked meals for a week, what a great idea!
I love using Pinterest for ideas and inspiration. It helps me with deciding what to create for my clients. Like this personalised Bat Mitzvah candle lighting menorah which we can now do in-house. You can find fantastic, creative Bat Mizvah ideas for decoration, dresses, invites, cakes and more. Here is a link to one of my favourite page on Pinterest. http://www.pinterest.com/berkjod/bat-mitzvah-ideas/
All girls love jewellery! A bead bar is a great way to get your guests involved and getting creative at your event. You can have a table laid out with beads in lots of beautiful colours, ready to be handmade into necklaces and bracelets. Perfect for a hen party or Batmitzvah, a bead bar is a great choice when looking for unique entertainment. The creations also double up as a party favour!
Bespoke Chocolate Invitations or Place Cards
A fun take on chocolate party favours and invites that can feature any image or personal message to special family members or guests. The best part is that each chocolate card is designed around you and can be posted like any traditional invitation and with a slab of the high quality Belgian milk chocolate included, it’s such a sweet and novel way to draw your friends and family to the celebration, or to just say ‘thank you’ to your chosen guests.
Photo booths add an amazingly fun element to any party as well as providing long lasting memories for guests with the photos they take away. Did you know you could have a bespoke package that includes branding your photo booth, theming the background of your photos to match the theme of your party, mitzvah or wedding and even end up with key rings or a photo book for guests to sign.
Make your wedding cake even more memorable with a special touch which can also be kept as a life long souvenir of your special day. Create perfect replicas of yourselves for your wedding cake that will wow your guests.
Add a splash of elegance to your next party with this exquisite cocktail bar. Order the full cocktail service package, including all drinks and ingredients, a stunning mobile bar and experienced cocktail bartenders and get the bar hire for free.
Chocolate Shawarma Kebabs
How delicious does this chocolate shawarma look? Delight your guests with parev milk and white chocolate in a soft crepe, topped with sweets and sauces of your choice! We can arrange for the kiosk to be at your party, as part of a sweet station or on it’s own.
Here is a great idea for stocking fillers or little gift bags at your Christmas themed party. Many designs available and filled with a variety of sweets and chocolates. To find out more about designs and pricing, make sure to get in touch.
Imagine celebrity red carpet with gorgeous backdrop enhanced with music and flashing lights, the scene is created for each guest to strut down the catwalk to your DJ’s music. Let the teenager fashion show begin. Kids have fun rocking the runway, posing dancing and strutting their stuff on the red carpet. The girls will simply love it.
These are one of my most favourite finds. If you have a daughter who loves candy or planning a Candyland themed celebration, these glittered cupcake necklaces would make the perfect gift. You can even combine with sweet shaped earrings. Have a look at the other items listed below.
We know what you’re thinking – this is a pretty flower bouquet, right? Wrong! It’s a beautiful bouquet made up of tasty cupcakes. These make a great gift for someone special in your life, especially for occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries and Mother’s Day. You can personalise them by choosing the flavour of the cakes and colour of the icing.
These exciting desserts will be a real show stopper at a science themed Bar/Bat Mitzvah and there’s a choice of 200 flavours. We even have some Kosher flavours available! The machines create an inhalable micro mist which you suck up through a straw to get an instant zero calorie flavour hit.
Love these sweet trees which would be a perfect centrepiece with a difference for any occasion! Tailor made to suit your occasion or theme, these stunning trees are perfect for Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Weddings, Baby Showers, Corporate Events and Award Ceremonies. The best bit is, the entire tree is edible, including the glitter!
Edible Gin Pastilles
Something for the adults! Pastille sweets flavoured with gin for a taste sensation – great for stag and hen parties, weddings and birthday celebrations. Your guests will enjoy sampling all the different flavours of gin in a new and exciting way!
I love using Pinterest for ideas and inspiration. Look at these fantastic, creative Hen and Stag do ideas for decoration, fancy dress, invites, favours, gifts and more: http://www.pinterest.com/stagsandhens/hen-party-details-ideas/
Did you know you could have your fascinators or tiaras made bespoke for your wedding. You can choose the broache, diamonds, feathers, netting and even the colour scheme. Get in touch with your special requirements and let us create something magical!
Favour/place card idea. Find something that can double up as a favour and a place card
This one’s for the ladies… one of my favourite items to keep on hand is lip balm. What a perfect little favour to give out at a Hen party, Batmitzvah or wedding. You can personalise them, combine with a key ring or little card. What could be better than these lovely favours which can double as place cards?
The Favour Sweet Tree stands proudly in the centre of your table, gorgeously decorated with your colour scheme, little themed ornaments and fairy light roses. A variety of favours of your choice will delicately hang from the branches which the guests can take home at the end of the function.
What a magical idea to have at your wedding or celebration. Each level of the ferris wheel can be layered with sweets, chocolates, marshmallows… sky is the limit. The package includes favour bags, tongs and scoop. Definitely adds the wow factor to your function!
If you want to feel like you are floating on a cloud make sure to incorporate a dry ice or low smoke machine for your dance floor with your DJ. This can create the most magical feeling on the day and is not an expensive add on. To really make that first dance extra special, you can also incorporate a confetti cannon (usually offered as part of a DJ’s package)
Why not hold a ‘Flower Party’ ? A unique and original workshop. Let Anita bring all her expertise and top tips, along with all the flowers, materials and scissors to your home or venue and give your friends a wonderful evening of ‘Floral Fun’ and create a stunning arrangement to wow your friends and family. All you have to do is invite your guests and everything else is done for you. Brilliant for Hen parties, Special birthdays and Fund raising events. For more info on prices and availability call 020 8905 2908.
Gift for Outdoor Functions
Summer party? Loads of outdoor space? Here’s a present which your guests will love during and after your big day. This Frisbee comes in a variety of colours and can also be personalised.
Gin Cocktail Bar
Have you ever tried a cocktail that changes colour and flavour? Well now you can! Your guests will be delighted by the bright colours and exciting flavours in each gin cocktail. Make the cocktail bar the focal point of your event, maybe even with a bartender to show off some tricks!
Glass Diamond Award
If you are organising a themed Award celebration, running a company incentive scheme or have an annual fundraiser, here is a beautiful elegant diamond cut glass trophy you can give out at your award ceremony. This trophy can be engraved and is available in a variety of sizes. To find out about pricing and availability, give us a call on 020 8905 2908.
These beautiful dainty shimmering necklaces with little beads are available in gold and silver to create the perfect finishing touch to a bridesmaids dress or as a gift. The designer is also available to make more bespoke creations, so if you would prefer in a different colour, just let us know!
Are you having an outdoor wedding? These clever covers will stop your guests getting that sinking feeling as they enjoy your special day. Choose from a variety of colours and designs to compliment your occasion.
Your guests will feel like they’ve walked the red carpet when they see their seating assignments displayed on these unique movie themed place card holders. Made to resemble the classic movie clipboard, each place card holder has a solid base with a wire cardholder extending from its top. Sold with matching movie themed place cards included (as shown in image), these favors really give you the chance to give your guests top billing. To find out about pricing and availability, give us a call on 020 8905 2908.
What fun to have this converted taxi cab ice cream van at your Simcha!! Guaranteed to be a hit with all your ice cream loving guests.
Ice Cream on the spot
Do you want something different for dessert at your event? Instead of a regular ice cream stand, you can have ice cream made in front of your eyes! Stand back and watch whilst your ice cream is made into rolls using a tray frozen to -30°. Bring a slice of summer to any event and enjoy the refreshing taste of ice cream all year round!
An illusionist’s performance will astound, amaze, entertain and leave your guests wanting more! Through sleight of hand and misdirection, either on stage performing grand illusions, or close up for smaller groups you will have the perfect event that all your guests will reminisce over for years to come. This type of entertainment would be a great asset at any celebration.
Instant Personalised Gifts
Having personalised gifts for your guests is always a great idea. It adds a personal touch to goody bags or party favours, ensuring everyone has a reminder of your special day. These personalised gifts are made right in front of your eyes! Photos taken on the night are transferred instantly onto your choice of a phone case, set of cuff links, photo frame or key ring.
Kat Collett Hula Hooper (Entertainer)
If you’re looking for unique and unusual entertainment, look no further! Kat is an experienced hula hooper and circus performer, providing the perfect family-friendly entertainment for any occasion. Her eye-catching costumes coupled with the spectacle of her performances make her an act you don’t want to miss. Her performances include multiple hula hooping, fire eating and pyrotechnics. There’s something for everyone!
If you are looking for a simple yet elegant centrepiece for your wedding reception. Why not use a large brandy glass filled with water and a couple of floating gerberas. This centrepiece can be offered in a variety of colours and if you would like to add something extra, how about some gem stones at the bottom of the vase. To finish off the arrangement you could place it on a mirror with tea light candles and a sprinkle of diamante.
LED Candy Floss
Why not have cool and funky LED colour changing Candy Floss Stand which will enhance any room and give any party that extra special glow. You can add even more glow with our LED colour changing glow in the dark Candy Floss Sticks. These are great for UV discos and compliment the colour changing stands.
LED Casino Table
An exciting and eye-catching centrepiece for any event, a LED casino table complements a Hollywood or Casino themed party perfectly! Placed in the centre of your function room, the casino table will delight your guests and they won’t be able to resist joining in. The LED lights can be tailored to match your colour scheme and make an impressive backdrop for photographs!
What a lovely idea! A little bag of happiness, perfect for The Happy Couple’s guests! A PLASTER to heal you when you hurt, a LOVE HEART so you know someone loves you, STRING to hold it together in tough times, a RUBBER to erase those little mistakes you make, a DIAMOND to bring a sparkle to your eye, a MARBLE for when you start losing yours, a LUCKY BEAN so you always have luck on your side, a COIN so you are never completely broke, a STAR to wish all your wishes upon, a PAPERCLIP so you are always organised, and a KISS for when you are feeling down.
One for the girls – We all know how girls love “Love”, so for your Batmitzvah or perhaps you are getting married. – why not choose a “Love/ Valentines” theme. The possibilities are endless. Here at Dash of Sparkle we are here to help – so if you have an upcoming simcha and need some ideas for your “love” themed night, or any other theme that needs our help, this is what we do best.
Mothers Day is always a day to celebrate. Here are a few ideas for something other than the usual boring old flowers and chocolates! What’s the nicest Mothers’ Day gift you ever received? https://www.stylist.co.uk/fashion/mothers-day-gift-guide
What a great idea to combine professional photography, graphic design and favours at your celebration. Have special moments of your guests caught on camera at your function! These photos are then printed onto a magnetic and given to your guests to take home! If your venue is too small for a photo booth, not an issue here! No longer are you tied down to a corner area of the room, your whole function has become an opportunity for catching those memorable moments.
I love how the use of boring old scrabble tiles can look so effortlessly cool and vintage! Have a look at some of these ideas, so simple yet so effective. I love their use as a proposal idea or as table place names for a party! http://www.intimateweddings.com/blog/wedding-decor-trend-scrabble-tiles/
Mini Selfie Mirror
The new must have camera for your party! The popular magic mirror has just got smaller. Simply have your photo taken from the comfort of your table and then sign and add an emoji. Once happy with your picture press print and collect your photo from the print station, it’s that easy! The pictures can be branded too which makes the mini mirror selfie ideal for Weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and Corporate events.
This is a fun little favour to include on your guests table. The Mr & Mrs Cake Pop can be filled with what ever you like. Cake pops can be created in a variety of colours, shapes and designs. Perfect for any function. You could use them for Halloween, birthdays, anniversaries and corporate events. They are bite size and delicious!
Nail Polish Stickers
All ladies know how annoying it is when your nail polish smudges, especially when it’s a special event! Why not try nail polish stickers instead? They are 100% real nail polish and last two weeks. They are applied quickly and easily by sticking directly onto your nails. The base, colour and top coat are all in one, so you don’t have to wait ages to achieve the perfect look. They would make a great gift for bridesmaids or for a girl’s Batmitzvah.
Name in Lights
Do you want to personalise your party space, and see your name in lights? We can project a name or photo on the wall or make it move around the room in a variety of colours!
What a gorgeous gift to give the happy couple, something they can use and enjoy for years to come or proudly display on their mantle piece. Gold/Pewter candlesticks with Swarovski crystal. All the way from America.
Pamper the night away with a group of friends, enjoying a variety of great relaxing spa treatments in the comfort of your home. This lovely package includes – Mini massage , Manicure/Pedicure, Spray tanning, Facials, (other entertainment can also be arranged – dance class, karaoke, fortune telling)
Keep your guests dancing the night away in comfort with fabulous wedding flip flops. We all know how nice it is to kick your heels off at the end of a night so why not give your friends and families feet a treat and keep the dance floor alive a little longer.
Look at these beautiful children’s party bags, handmade from designer prints, they come tied with ribbon and a tag to say thank you – really reasonably priced too! You could even use them as an alternative to say thank you to family for gifts received, just put a couple of chocolates inside!
What a great idea for the downstairs loo! Just fill in the central placard with a theme such as ‘My New Years Resolutions….’, ‘Secrets for a happy marriage…’ or ‘Things you should’ve done by 40…’ and let your guests get creative. Could be a fun idea for a team building event or to hang in a venue reception area at your wedding!
If you are looking for a party idea but want something unique, how about … A combination of activities in your home or chosen venue – here are some ideas you can consider – Graphology (handwriting analysis), Tarot Reading, Glitter or Henna Tattoos. Caricatures or Silhouette cutting, Topped off with a variety of pamper treatments. To create your bespoke party package, give us a call on 020 8905 2908.
Handmade with luxury Belgian chocolate. Available in milk, white or dark. Your guests name on the front and personalised message on the reverse. Height including stick 16cm, diameter of lolly 7.5cm. Available in all metallic colours.
These personalised Family Sayings Prints would make a great gift for a special family for just about any occasion, from birthdays to christenings, anniversaries and moving home. Just provide a list of words and sayings which mean something to the family and they will be arranged on this beautiful wooden frame. A lovely gift with a personal touch.
This is a great idea to use at a wedding or celebration. Each glass can have a image or special message or logo drawn on the glass. The ink is safe and permanent so they can drink out of it and it can double up as a gift the guests get to take home.
Looking for a gift that will always be remembered? Say it with a personalised rose. An exciting new product available in 4 different colours and a huge variety of messages to choose from. You could use this as place cards or favours for your guests or if you have not actually proposed yet, what a special way to pop the question!
Personalised Seed Packets
Love the idea of seed packet favours, something your guests can keep and remember your special day by. These rustic and traditional seed packets can be personalised and would look fantastic on your wedding tables.
Personalised Tattoo Stencil
Create a fun activity for your child’s Bar/Batmitzvah with personalised tattoo stencils! These aren’t ordinary stick-on tattoos, they are made of glitter and personalised with your child’s name. They can choose from a variety of colours and designs to match their party outfit!
Personalised Sweet Jars
Are you thinking of having a themed event or party. This could be a great little extra to add to a Murder mystery theme. Sweetie cones, bags, wedding favours for all your event/party needs. All of which can be made with the hosts name and can be filled with a variety of delicious delights.
How cute are these two casino and beach themed USBs? They are the perfect gift for any occasion and can be personalised with any colour scheme, logo or text and will really delight your guests!
Personalised Water Bottles
These make a brilliant going home present or speech gift. You can choose the relevant football team, add a name and then check out the smiles you’ll get when you hand them over!
Photobooth for 20+ People
When you have a photobooth at your event, you know everyone will be excited to use it. Say goodbye to queues of guests waiting for their turn – now you can hire a photobooth with enough room for 20+ people! Get snap happy and take away a souvenir of your special event.
Porcelain White Roses (place card)
Wouldn’t this just make the most beautiful finish to your wedding table. A white porcelain rose with a delicate place card. On the front the guests name, on the back a specially worded message or poem. Each guest can take their gorgeous rose home as a memento of your special day. Alternatively this could also make the perfect gift with a special message for a special friend.
Pucker Powder is only available in Theme Parks and Hamley’s at present. This sherbet dispenser offer’s 12 fun and delightful flavours, such as: sour green apple, pink lemonade and bubblegum. The adults will have just as much fun as the kids and you can even make your own tube of sherbet and take it home at the end of the night! And to top it all off, its Kosher!
Sandy Candy Bar
We all know that kids love candy! For a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, sandy candy is a great alternative to a traditional sweet station. Kids of all ages will love choosing their favourite colour candy and using funnels to fill fun candy necklaces. The great thing about sandy candy is that it’s easy to mix up into multi-coloured creations, looking like sand but tasting like sweets!
Theme your seating cards with a dash of sparkle. For example if you have a shopping theme, you could make little shopping bags personalised with your colour scheme and the guests name. Your imagination is your only limit, choose a style and we will make it.
Seder Gift Idea
Having Seder with young family? They will love these funky matzoh-patterned leggings; just perfect for scampering around looking for the afikoman. Handmade for children aged 1 -7, what better way to get them excited about all that matzoh to come? Older children and adults may like this T shirt, from the same store.
Speech Gift Idea
Football-related presents are always popular and go down very well as speech gifts at Bar or Bat Mitzvahs. With these cool balls you can personalise a message; picking the words, design and colour. For a present that’s top of the league, these are a very safe bet.
Looking for ideas for a stag or hen weekend? What about this fun stag package which includes – Paintballing, lunch, a 2 course dinner, entry to a gents club, VIP entry into a nightclub and 1 night accommodation. To find out more make sure to get in touch!
Showgirls London (Entertainer)
Showgirls London is fast becoming the UK’s finest provider of bespoke entertainment. They offer leading Showgirls in beautiful costumes topped off with outstanding choreography that will bring class, elegance and above all glamorous sophistication to your event. The girls can dress in a variety of costumes to complement your theme, including bunny girls, Great Gatsby, Las Vegas, Alice in Wonderland or Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!
Stand-up Place Cards
Place cards are a great personal touch at any event. Not only do they let your guests know where they’re sitting, they also add an interesting element to the table decorations, especially if you go for a unique design. You can choose any design or colour you’d like to match your theme, like these cards that accompany the hip-hop theme!
A Sweetie Buffet is the new alternative to a chocolate fountain – but without the mess. Your Sweetie Buffet can have up to 20 varieties of sweets and we have over 50 to choose from. (lollypops, bon bons, candy canes, flying saucers, cotton candy trees, chocolate balls and many more). Your buffet station will include glassware, serving tongs, scoops, paper bags and table dressing to match your colour scheme. You can even have an LED light base.
You can now have your very own vintage sweet kiosk at your Simcha. You can even have it personalised with your name to make it that little bit more special… It is also available with kosher sweets as well!
Such a sweet idea to give as a gift for a daughter/friend who loves candy. Especially if they are having a Candyland themed Bat Mitzvah. Looking at the top tip above, you can create a set by combining the glittered cupcake necklace with these gorgeous earrings.
What more could you want then this romantic centrepiece on your buffet table? A gorgeous white shaped heart arrangement displaying a delicious selection of treats! Take your pick… Ferrero Rocher chocolates or a variety of sweets… the sky is the limit.
Something for the ladies….compliment your Kippot gift for the men with a pack of tissues for the ladies. Embrace your tears of joy and discreetly cope with inevitable running mascara that follows!
Themed Crazy Golf (Entertainment)
Are you looking for a unique entertainment idea? We all know that kids love games at a party, but sometimes it’s nice to have something different than the usual selfie mirror! Why not have a personalised crazy golf course instead? You can choose a themed one, like this amazing nautical course, or a course shaped like the kids initials!
Treasure Hunt Idea
For a fun, interactive party, why not have a treasure hunt at your home? Perfect for kids and adults alike, you can choose from a variety of themes such as Halloween Horror or Pirates. You’ll have everything you need included, so you can set up the hunt yourself and watch the fun unfold!
Unique Party Cakes
Don’t settle for the standard party cakes available at Tesco. We can create your heart’s desire and it will taste exquisite! The photo to the left, is a little taste of how we can take a simple idea and give it the wow factor – Little Mouse in a Tea Pot. Get in touch to create your special cake.
Unusual take on a wedding cake
Some people love cake more than life itself. But if your taste buds prefer savory to sweet, wedding cake can prove problematic. However, never fear! Dash of Sparkle is here to help. What about this fabulous layered cheese display, in a traditional wedding cake shape, decorated with lots of lovely summer fruit? We think it looks delicious – how about you? For more ideas to make your event your own, check out our Instagram and Pinterest page
UV Tattoo Booth
How amazing does this look? Not only does your child get their very own tattoo booth, but it’s personalised with their name! This station will look great at any occasion, with a choice of colours to match your theme. Guests can have their UV tattoos done throughout the evening, ready to show them off on the dance floor! The personalised sign can be kept as a memento of your child’s special event.
UV Glitter Graffiti Hair Tattoos
We all know how much kids love glitter tattoos! These amazing UV glitter graffiti hair tattoos go one step further, decorating the hair with beautiful designs of their choice. They are the perfect fun activity for birthday parties and Bar/Bat Mitzvahs. Available in a variety of colours and designs, these are sure to be popular at your next event!
Video booth – This is our Interactive Photo Studio. The Guests are immersed into a short (approx. 20 second video of their choice) that they act to. They then receive a photo that they can then scan with their phone or IPAD etc and watch the video come to life. Unlimited gos and prints within the time period chosen.
Video Dance Floor
Why have a standard dance floor when you can have an interactive one that supports photos and videos? Your guests will be amazed by the showstopping colours and lighting under their feet as they dance the night away. You can go one step further and have your dance floor personalised with a photo or video of you and your loved ones. Video dance floors add a unique touch that you’ll remember for years to come.
Have you ever seen a catering fail?
Not at our events you won’t!
Guess what happens to this beautiful cake when the video gets to 50 seconds? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIPtGo3fEoQ
The perfect party entertainment suitable for a range of ages and group sizes. Virtual reality is an immersive experience bringing the latest technology and rarely seen in the UK. Available for hire for use in birthday parties, festivals, corporate events, launches and much more. Included in the package is use of a number of machines, VR goggles, an operator and 3 hours of use. Create your own tailor made package.
Does your party venue have a swimming pool? Well do we have the perfect entertainment for you ! 5 gorgeous professional dancers making use of your pool for their show. Get in touch to find out more.
To add something personal on your wedding table, why not include a little wish jar with personalised notelets and pens. So that all your guests can write you special messages you can incorporate in your guest book or photo album. Creating a fun activity for your guests which you will be able to cherish for years to come after your wedding day.
If you want something different that will entertain your guests, while still maintaining that elegant feel why not have a centrepiece with floating candles, a little fish and pebbles at the bottom. You can choose what kind of vase you would like and even the type of fish!
Display your photos in a whole new way with a gorgeous Wedding Photo Tree. It could be a great way to entice your wedding guests to write messages for you at your wedding and become a lovely memento for after your wedding to display your wedding photos (the display holds up to 18 photos and is extremely easy to use). Simply clip the photos you want and unclip your old ones when you want a fresh look. Easy to assemble and ready to use in minutes. Create a display that you can be proud of!
What a great fun addition to any party! 5 golden waffles made every 2 minutes, can you just imagine the delicious smells floating around the room. Enjoy with a range of sauces and ice cream flavours. Or you can even add to the fun combination with popcorn, candyfloss machines or a chocolate fountain. To find out about pricing and availability, give us a call on 020 8905 2908.
That all important wedding first dance, can you remember yours? Here are some of the most popular first dance songs of all time.