Motiv-8 Disco Cumbria

Motiv-8 Disco is a distinctive Wedding DJ service in Cumbria. We offer two mobile discotheques, a small entertainment wedding package, and a wedding speech PA service with audio recording facilities.
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at


PA System
Noise Limiter Experience
Sound Equipment
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Disco Lighting
Take Requests
MC Available

Type of Performer(s) or Business


Style of Music

Swing / Jive
Reception Music
Ceremony Music
Funk / 70s / Disco
Soul / Motown / RnB
Pop / Rock
Other Style of Music
Latin / Salsa
Ceilidh Irish / Traditional
Rap / Beatbox
Rat Pack / Swing
Full Description
Our unique style allows your individual party ideas come to life. Together we will construct an exclusive party soundtrack to ensure your dance floor remains busy with lots of happy feet! Private DJ planning tools are on tap, where you will have the ability to choose music for your playlists, and complete your DJ event planner. With us at the helm you won’t have to worry about the entertainment. You can relax knowing the music is under control, and all tailored to your requirements.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Mike Wild
My name is Mike WIld and I have been a DJ since 1980 while still at school. Over several years I learnt to 'read the dancefloor' which is an important factor in a good DJ. My style and equipment is second to none, and I invite you to view the Motiv-8 website and Facebook page.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Holly Denby
Wedding: June 2017
November 2017
Mike was very good at mixing the songs into each
Fantastic evening of our wedding - got everyone dancing and the props were very popular. Mike was very good at mixing the songs into each other and playing a range of music for all guests. Thanks for the unexpected video after too! Pre-choosing songs/requests through their system was really easy, thank you :)
John & Jackie
Wedding: September 2016
November 2017
Broadoaks Hotel Wedding August 2016
Hi Mike, Just wanted to say thank you after Claire and Daniels wedding at Broadoaks on Saturday you really went that extra mile for them and everyone had a terrific time. There were some lovely photos on your screen and we cannot wait to see the finished video article. Once again many thanks. John & Jackie Mills
Michelle Brownrigg
Wedding: November 2018
November 2017
Our goal was to get people out on the dance floor, and Mike did just that!
Mike exceeded all of our expectations not only during the planning of our wedding reception, but the day of the wedding. Our goal was to get people out on the dance floor, and Mike did just that! He really understood our tastes in music and made it feel like OUR wedding, with OUR music. I would recommend Motiv-8 to anyone and everyone, and am so grateful we had him!
Brian Jones
Wedding: January 2019
November 2017
We had a great time on Saturday thanks a lot to your music and light show.
We had a great time on Saturday thanks a lot to your music and light show, we have your details for any future events. We like the video, could you please email it me so I can post it on our Hall Facebook page and Hall web page.
Louise Moore
Wedding: March 2019
November 2017
Just wanted to email you to say a big thank you.
Just wanted to email you to say a big thank you for a fantastic disco last night! You really got the party atmosphere going and everyone commented how brill it was! If there's anywhere I can leave a review please let me know.
Sam & Natahsa
Wedding: November 2016
November 2017
The atmosphere was great all evening
Thank you for being part of our wedding. The atmosphere was great all evening, you kept everyone dancing.
Location & Contact Details


Keswick, Cumbria

Travel Notes

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M6 J.40

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport


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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (1)

Disco International

Accreditations / Associations (1)


What is your most memorable wedding?

Involving your guests in the music planning. Your guests out on the dancefloor is what will create the atmosphere, and they will only dance to the songs they know and love.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Take booking - send agreementt and client login by email - organise Skype/Zoom if needed - ensure all prior music requests are available and loaded.

What about your business are you most proud of?

I play from request lists, and every celebration is different, what fills the floor at one wedding, won't fill the floor at the next.

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


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

I love playing requests from client playlists. Playlists provide the musical direction which I carefully into genres, beats per minute, and energy. As I play the set, I constantly juggle the songs by the dancefloor reaction.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

A wedding I did at the Lansdown Club, Mayfair, London back in 2003. I arrived very early, and after setting-up I and a few wedding guests took a walk to Green Park, we all sat and watched Terry Wogan introduce various famous acts on the Radio 2 stage. Then at night I played tunes from those acts. Fabulous wedding with amazing guests.

What makes a romantic first dance?

Ferreo Rocher wedding cake made by a 82 year old gran.

What is your number one floor-filler?

When the couple are circled by their family and friends.

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

I'll let you know when i retire.

What is the soundtrack to your life?

I chat and encourage a little at the start. As the dance floor fills, I mix the music and play requests. After all nobody wants DJ chatter when the dance floor is bouncing.

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook Discount5%
Bridebook Special Offer5% Discount for 2021 and beyond