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Weddings

Mumford-Folk-Style Band Available For Weddings

The Thatchers are a 4-piece playing all the dancefloor fillers in a Mumford style that is perfect for vintage themed and tipi and barn weddings. The Thatchers will have the dancefloor filled to for hours with their rustic goodness that will give your wedding that wonderful countryside feel and festival experience.

With so many live band options on the market, we have taken away the stresses of planning and have come up with the ultimate function band package with the option to tailor the performance and production to your specific needs…

“Loved the Thatcher’s band, they were fantastic. We only had a small wedding but everybody loved them and was dancing. They were lovely people and we are very please we booked them for our wedding.”
James Palmer - Wedding, New Forrest Outdoor Centre

GET IN TOUCH!

From the start your enquiry will be dealt with by leading entertainment agency Tailored Entertainment. Tailored Entertainment specialise in exclusive representation of the best professional function bands in the UK and have a very select roster of top bands. So you can be reassured from the off that the band have met the high standards Tailored Entertainment demands of its acts and that you'll also have an expert team on hand to help with all of the planning and any questions you may have. The guys at Tailored Entertainment are available on 0800 564 2240 / info@thethatchersband.co.uk and will be very happy to hear from you.

BOOK THE BAND

Once you have decided that The Thatchers are the band for you, Tailored Entertainment will send a booking contract to you to confirm the booking. The contract features all the important details for the day and once you have signed, the band will sign a copy and confirm the booking in their diary. We ask for a deposit (£265 -£340 depending on the optional extras you choose) to secure the booking, with the balance payable by bank transfer seven days ahead of the day.

PLANNING

In the lead up to the wedding, you are very welcome to contact us any time to discuss the plan for the day. Around four weeks before the day the experienced team at Tailored Entertainment will contact you to go over the final details - timings, first dance, song requests for the disco or DJ, final payment details etc. All of the details will be recorded and sent to the band in one simple final confirmation email, so you can be sure nothing will get missed and everything discussed will happen as planned on the night.

ON THE NIGHT

The Thatchers will arrive fully self-contained with PA, lighting and pre-mixed disco (or a band member can DJ if you add this to your booking) and will perform 2 hours of live music (2 x 60 or 3 x 40 minute live sets). The band will cover your whole evening of entertainment so you don't need to hire a separate DJ or any additional equipment.

If your evening reception is in the same room as the meal/speeches, the band would usually arrive to set up in the turnaround time between day and evening. If the room or area for your evening is separate (or curtained off) the band could arrive while you are eating to get set up (they would sound check when suitable and wouldn't interrupt the meal or speeches!) - it takes a minimum of 90 minutes for the band to get fully set up and sound checked.

A guide to a standard evening reception would be:

  • 17:30 - Band Arrive
  • 19:00 - Background Music On
  • 20:00 - First Dance/First Set (60 mins)
  • 21:00 - Disco/DJ (ideal time for evening buffet)
  • 22:00 - Second Set (60 mins)
  • 23:00 - Disco/DJ Until Close

Timings are flexible to suit your needs and live sets can be split 3 x 40 mins if you prefer.The standard price for The Thatchers is based on them arriving at 17:00 earliest and finishing as late as 00:00. For an early arrival or late finish outside of these times, there is an additional charge.

The band are very happy to perform your choice of first dance for you as long as they have at least three weeks notice of the song choice.

To discuss hiring The Thatchers to perform at your wedding please call Tailored Entertainment for a friendly chat on 0800 564 2240 or email info@thethatchersband.co.uk.

The Thatchers are based in the Surrey area, and are hired all across the U.K. including Chertsey, Dorking, Woking, Weybridge, Cobham, Bagshot, Esher, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Egham, Northbrook Park, Farnham Castle, Gate Street Barn near Guildford, The Barn at Bury Court near Farnham, and many more.

Testimonials

WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT US

Katy
Wedding, Stapleford Park, Leicestershire (Soul Motion)
We're just back from Honeymoon and wanted to say a huge thank you, the band were absolutely amazing from start to finish and we had so many guests saying how fantastic they were. It really made our party having the dance floor full all evening.
Steve
Corporate Event, Nottingham (Soul Motion)
The band were brilliant - everybody loved the music and commented on how good they were. We’d certainly book them again!
Khadija & Grant
Wedding, The Trafalgar Arms, London (Noir Jazz Trio)
What can I say to do justice to Noir Jazz Trio? Sarah and the band were everything we’d hoped for and more. They were the perfect sound at our Wedding Reception and they truly added a special something to the evening. We had a very specific request for our “first dance” song and they absolutely nailed it. It still gives me goose bumps when I think about it. They really are a touch of class and I can’t recommend them highly enough.
Sarah
Wedding, Forest Lodge Hotel, The New Forest (Chartz)
Chartz are simply amazing! They were very professional the whole evening but yet still lovely people. They were the perfect finish to our wedding! Their set lists were perfect and we all danced the whole night. I would 100% recommended Chartz for any function but they were perfect for our wedding!
Sarah & Harry
Wedding, Chichester, Sussex (A-List)
Excellent communication with Tailored Entertainment and the band answered the (very few!) questions we had quickly too. They ran the night perfectly and were very relaxed. Couldn't have asked for more!

Clients

our clients

We provide entertainment for a host of private and corporate clients, in the UK and abroad. These include: