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Summer Entertainment Ideas for your Davenport House Wedding

Inspiration - 21.03.19

Summer Entertainment Ideas for your Davenport House Wedding

If you’re planning a summer wedding, Davenport House is set to delight. With elegant, light-filled interiors and acres of beautiful gardens, let’s take a look at some entertainment ideas for your seasonal celebration.

Outdoor Dining

When it comes to summer wedding ideas, outdoor dining stations is undoubtedly one of our favourites! Following your elegant wedding breakfast in our opulent Drawing Room, why not delight your guests with a fire-pit barbecue or wood-fired pizza as the sun goes down. Galloping Gourmet are here to help you every step of the way, offering some inspirational ideas for evening dining. Our evening street food is certainly a favourite, with its wonderful fragrances and vibrant colours.

Carry the fun through to your drinks with personalised summer cocktails or perhaps a gin or ‘Pimp Your Prosecco’ bar.

All About Music

There’s nothing quite like music to set the scene on your wedding day. Why not employ the talents of singer / songwriter and professional guitarist Ben Drummond (bendrummondmusic.co.uk), to entertain you and your guests during your ceremony and outside during your drinks reception.

Alternatively, you might like the idea of a string quartet, opera singers, a jazz band or a harpist to play as you enjoy drinks and canapés overlooking the beautiful countryside surrounding Davenport House.

Fun and Games

When your guests are mingling in the gardens, perhaps after your ceremony or between the wedding breakfast and evening party, why not get the party started with some garden games? After all… who doesn’t associate croquet, a coconut shy and giant Jenga with a quintessentially English summer! Plan two or three games on the lawn and perhaps even arrange a treasure hunt for your younger guests, to include the Rose Garden of course.

The Grand Finale

Say farewell with sparklers on the front steps at the end of your evening. As well as being a joyous finale, it makes for a great photo.

If you have yet to visit Davenport House, we would love to show you all we have to offer. Simply give our friendly team a call on 01746 866333 or contact us online.

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