Freedom Discos, Sound & Lighting
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Premier Disco, Sound and Lighting Hire
Type of Performer(s) or Business
Style of Music
Ceilidh Irish / Traditional
Drinks / Cocktails Music
Funk / 70s / Disco
Latin / Salsa
Pop / Rock
Rap / Beatbox
Rat Pack / Swing
Soul / Motown / RnB
Swing / Jive
Noise Limiter Experience
Pricing & Costs
- Freedom Discos has been established since 2002 and is solely run by Darren Kirk. Growing up around music, cabaret and theatre shows, with influences from various ages and tastes, show business and music are in Darren's blood. Working previously on holiday parks, hotels and on going work with Freedom Discos, Darren has many years experience in the Disco and Entertainment business. As well as being a DJ, Darren also works as a Stage Manager, Compere, Entertainer and Sound and Lighting technician, often multi tasking and having to do most of these jobs all at once. Darren has worked with a variety of Shows and Performers including, CBeebies Patrick Lynch (aka Thomas Ticker from Let's Celebrate), Comedians Lucy Porter, Patrick Monahan and Fred Macaulay, Singer Glenn Tilbrook (70's band Squeeze), China Crisis (80's Pop band) and Music Producer, Pete Waterman. All of Darren's experiences, expertise and professional manner are drawn upon to ensure all events and occasions he's involved with, run smoothly and are thoroughly enjoyed by everyone.
ExperienceYear Business Was Established2002# Of Weddings HostedMore than 50Public Liability InsuranceYes
Location & Contact Details
What is your most memorable wedding?
A Theatrical themed wedding. The bride was a dancer and wanted the stage area all lit appropriately to look theatrical aswell as to work well for disco. I was over whelmed with the praise I got and I was as chuffed as the couple with the end result.
What about your business are you most proud of?
My flexibility to adapt to my clients needs. I've come along way since the early days of my basic equipment and I ferl really confident to be able to work well with my client to achieve there desired effect and have a great time.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Go with what you want, it's your day, it happens once, so ensure you're not influenced and forced into things you don't want.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Creating a great time for everyone, whilst making sure the Bride and Groom feel important, and rightly so, I make everyone feel special by having fun and creating a great atmosphere.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
I go over all details from 1st dance, cutting of cake and speeches, aswell as working on timings for the whole day regards setting up, start and finish times, should you have other entertainment I'll coordinate timings with them, so the Bride and Groom can relax knowing all is in hand.
What makes a romantic first dance?
Something that means something to the couple.
What is your number one floor-filler?
So many to choose, depends on the taste of the guests.