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Rylands String Quartet are one of the leading live-music providers in the north west, with over 500 songs to choose from, they are available now to book for your wedding!
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Type of Performer(s) or Business

Ensemble / Group

Style of Music

Ceremony Music
Drinks / Cocktails Music
Pop / Rock
Reception Music

Primary Instrument(s)


Additional Services

Learn New Songs
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Full Description
Rylands String Quartet are a highly recommended wedding music provider. The Manchester-based ensemble has performed live on BBC radio and can even be heard on the latest Blossoms EP! Do you want something unique at your wedding? Searching for some live music? Look no further! Over the years we have performed at many of the top wedding venues in the north west, providing musical entertainment for many happy brides, grooms and wedding guests! We have a huge selection of over 500 songs arranged especially for string quartet and you can choose any of these to create a personalised playlist.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Amy
Hi there! We hope you'll enjoy reading about us, and feel free to follow the links to YouTube to hear us play! We'd love to help you with any questions you may have, so please do get in touch.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
No. of People In Team
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Danny and Julia
Married in August 2016
June 2017
... blown away with the excellent repetoire....
I would just like to say a huge thank you, for making our wedding day so special. Julia Bayman had always dreamed of having a string quartet at her wedding and you made t...
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Laura and Jake
Married in July 2016
June 2017
Please do not have any hesitations in booking...
I would just like to say a massive thank you, for playing at our wedding 22/7/16. We wanted something a little bit different for our wedding, for our guests to enjoy whil...
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Andrew and Lizzie
Married in November 2015
June 2017
We both highly recommend the Rylands String...
Lizzie and I would like to thank you for the amazing performance on our wedding day in November at Rudby Hall. We had so many comments to say how perfect the addition a s...
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Sarah and Phil
Married in October 2015
June 2017
... amazing & beautiful performance...
Phil - I would just like to again pass on our appreciation for playing at our wedding. It was an unbelievable day which was topped off by your amazing & beautiful perform...
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Location & Contact Details


Manchester, Greater Manchester, England

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What is your most memorable wedding?

We played for the ceremony and drinks reception in a beautiful converted barn - and the guests loved the songs and started singing along! We love it when that happens

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Classic with a modern twist

What about your business are you most proud of?

Our drive to ensure we provide a totally unique service to all our couples, that's completely tailored to their taste in music!

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

Start early!

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

Writing some extra vows during the ceremony as well as reading out the legally required parts.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

We'll get an enquiry for a date, so we make sure we're available. We discuss what part of the day they'd like us for and then send over a contract and deposit invoice. After the booking is confirmed we send another form for some further details and song requests - but we ask that they fill this in around a month before their wedding as we're adding to our repertoire list all the time and wouldn't want them to miss out on anything!

What makes a romantic first dance?

We don't usually get to stay for this part of the wedding but we'd say - a song that means a lot to you as a couple, so that every time you hear it from then on you'll be reminded of that special moment :)

What is your number one floor-filler?

Uptown Funk
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