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DJ Martin Lake

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Martin Lake is one of Hampshire's top wedding DJs with a choice of some of the most stylish and unique lightshows in the area. He also provides "All Day Wedding Packages" for the most amazing day!
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£595
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Details

Type of Performer(s) or Business

Disco
DJ

Style of Music

Ceremony Music
Drinks / Cocktails Music
Funk / 70s / Disco
Jazz
Pop / Rock
Rat Pack / Swing
Reception Music
Soul / Motown / RnB
Swing / Jive

Additional Services

Disco Ball
Disco Lighting
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Smoke Machine
Sound Equipment
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Full Description
Hello, my name is Martin Lake and I am one of Hampshire’s top wedding DJs who has performed at hundreds of wedding at some of the county’s top hotels. I am a highly recommended DJ for several hotels including the beautiful Rhinefield House and the Beaulieu Hotel in the New Forest. Your wedding is going to be the most special day of your lives and I will use my experience to help you have the most Amazing day! As well as having a reputation for outstanding weddings I am also known for my unique stylish lighting and attention to detail which will make your wedding stand out and impress your guests. I can provide personalised All Day Wedding Packages or a choice of stylish shows just for the evening. I am very proud to have my brand new Pixel Shows featured by Madrix who are world leaders in LED lighting control more used to dealing with major clubs and even the Olympics rather than something on my scale. I love what I do and make sure every wedding is unique which is reflected in my many 5 star reviews from delighted brides. Visit my website for inspiring ideas, see my videos and read my reviews. Let's meet up for a no obligation meeting to see how I can make your wedding Amazing!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Martin Lake
Congratulations on your forthcoming wedding and thank you for giving me the opportunity to tell you more about my services. I will make sure that you have an amazing wedding providing your personalised soundtrack & beautiful lighting for the day. Please feel free to have a look at my 5 star reviews from delighted brides and view my wedding videos so you can book with confidence. I will make sure that you have the perfect day... truly unforgettable!

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1993
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
1
Reviews
(15)
(15)
Gemma & Chris
Married in June 2017
December 2017
Absolutely Amazing Night!!
Absolutely amazing night!! Thank you so much!
Callum & Colleen
Married in May 2017
December 2017
I Would Highly Recommend Martin
We had our wedding reception at Carey’s Manor in Brokenhurst in the New Forest, the package included the DJ, coming up to the wedding Martin had a pre wedding meeting wit...
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Craig & Amy
Married in October 2017
December 2017
It was everything we ever dreamed of, ONE BIG PARTY!
We hired Martin after finding his website. After reviewing his photographs and videos online, we were immediately impressed and excited that we had found our DJ for the b...
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Georgina & Lewis
Married in November 2017
December 2017
We Really Cannot Thank You Enough Martin!
“A HUGE thank you to Martin for doing such an amazing job for our wedding in November. We had the best time dancing all night with our guests, and everyone commented at w...
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Andrea & Eric
Married in August 2017
December 2017
Careys Manor
Hi Martin A big thank you for making our wedding evening go so well. The day went really quickly for Eric and I but I know our guests thoroughly enjoyed the evening disco...
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Jacqui & Pete
Married in August 2017
December 2017
We Couldn't Have Asked For A Better DJ!
Hi Martin, myself and Pete just wanted to say a massive thank you for the great disco you provided for our wedding Friday! We had a great time as did our guests in fact...
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Location & Contact Details

Address

North Baddesley, Hampshire, England

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Press & Awards
(4)

Accreditations / Associations (3)

National Association Of Disc Jockeys
Hampshire DJ Alliance
Wedding DJ Alliance
Photos
(48)
Videos
(11)
FAQ
(10)

What is your most memorable wedding?

There are so many to choose from... one of my most memorable was on the cruise ship "The World" which is like a floating tax haven. At the end of the night I played the James Bond theme and a speed boat sped to a berth on the lowered down stern of the ship, the bride and groom jumped aboard and raced away into the night to huge cheers from all of the guests.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Friendly, Professional, Fun, Stylish, Versatile

What about your business are you most proud of?

The many excellent reviews from delighted customers as that is the real measure if you have succeeded or not and the quality of my sound and lightshows.

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

Spend money on the things that are going to be really noticed, appreciated and remembered by you and your guest.

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

Wedding monograms of the bride and grooms names and married initial projected onto the dancefloor or walls with the whole room up-lit in their wedding colours. Also Impressive lightshows that wow the guests for the evening party.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

I would meet up with the bride and groom to get to know them and find out exactly what they wanted for their wedding. I would find out their music tastes and talk about special moments happening throughout the day. I would offer suggestions and give ideas from my past experience backed up with examples on video to show how the ideas can work on the day. I would find out all of the key names on the top table and work through all of the timings in detail so everything can be taken care of so they can relax and just enjoy their brilliant day. I also encourage the bride and groom to submit a "request list" and a "do not play list". It might just be a few tracks or genres as guidance or it could be a comprehensive list of 60 tracks. I would spend several hours organising the list between background music and sets for the main dancing in the evening. This is important as I believe that really personalises the day to the bride and groom giving them a memorable soundtrack for their big day.

What makes a romantic first dance?

I believe a romantic first dance is a track that is very special to the bride and groom, it should be their track which will be an emotional, unforgettable moment when it is played. I do advise couples to double check the lyrics on google first as it might be a lovely tune but it could be about breaking up. It would be too late if you suddenly realise half way through your first dance.

What is your number one floor-filler?

This one changes all the time as the charts change but currently tracks that fill the floor with mixed ages are Uptown Funk, I Gotta Feeling and the latest Latin tracks in the charts. There are of course so many classic tracks that always fill the floor like Mr Brightside... where do you start... there are too many awesome tracks to choose from!

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

I could probably narrow it down to 50 including The Who, The Stones, The Killers, James Brown, The Jacksons, The Black Eyed Peas

What is the soundtrack to your life?

Another difficult one as I like so many albums and styles of music. I will try and narrow it down to 3 which is still almost impossible. "Thriller - Michael Jackson", Legend - Bob Marley, You've Come A Long Way Baby - Fatboy Slim, One Love - David Guetta, Quadrophenia - The Who, Bat Out Of Hell - Meatloaf, True - Avicii. That's 3 isn't it? I still haven't touched much on house, swing, R&B, Motown, Northern Soul, Latin, Disco, Garage, Rock, Pop ... it's impossible, I give up!
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