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The Winklepickers

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Surrey-based wedding band guaranteed to get the party started! Get in touch today for a quote.
Pricing & Costs

Prices start at

£600
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Details

Type of Performer(s) or Business

Ensemble / Group
Function Band
Jazz Band

Style of Music

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

Primary Instrument(s)

Complete Band
Drums
Guitar
Male Vocals
Other Instruments
Piano

Additional Services

Disco Lighting
Learn New Songs
Noise Limiter Experience
PA System
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Sound Equipment
Take Requests
Full Description
By offering options of booking a solo guitarist with vocals for a more relaxed atmosphere through to a lively quintet that will add a spark to your special day, The Winklepickers give you the unique ability to tailor your musical entertainment for your specific needs. The Winklepickers are available in the following formats: [These prices are for 2 hours of live music divided to suit your requirements, background music through the sound system during breaks and the learning of a first dance song just for you] Solo (guitar and vocals) for £300 Duo (guitar and vocals with double bass) for £600 Trio (guitar and vocals, bass and drums) for £900 Quartet (guitar and vocals, bass, drums with keyboard or saxophone) for £1200 Quintet (guitar and vocals, bass, drums, saxophone and keyboard) for £1500

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Ben Arthey
My name is Ben Arthey and I have been performing as a professional musician in various bands at weddings for the last 10 years. After taking part in the provision of live musical entertainment at literally hundreds of weddings I decided to put together this band to help you choose and manage the live music for your big day.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2010
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
5
Reviews
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Kim
Married in January 2015
January 2015
We had some amazing feedback.
Thank you both so much for providing a superb afternoon of music and entertainment - all of our guests loved you guys and we had some amazing feedback. And thanks for pur...
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Tom & Alice
Married in October 2014
October 2014
You were brilliant and did our first dance so well.
You did such a great job and everyone who came said how good you both were. You were brilliant and did our first dance so well.
Steph & Alex
Married in August 2014
August 2014
You got everyone on the dancefloor and kept them there the whole night!
Thank you SO MUCH for playing at our wedding. We loved your music and were especially impressed with your version of Counting Stars. You were all so friendly and we are ...
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Tom & Holly
Married in August 2014
August 2014
I particularly liked the saxophone line that formed near the end, classic!
Thanks for everything, you guys were awesome. Everyone has been raving about how good you were. The first dance was brilliant and I particularly liked the saxophone line ...
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Rebecca
Married in August 2014
August 2014
Thank you for help making the whole day so special.
We wanted to say how wonderful you all were. Thank you so much. We thought everything about the band was perfect for our night. So many of our guests have commented to us...
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Em & Joe
Married in July 2014
July 2014
It was great to have such a helpful and happy band
I just wanted to say a massive thank you for making our wedding so much fun! The music was awesome and everyone loved the fun atmosphere the band created. Have recommende...
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Location & Contact Details

Address

Guildford, Surrey, England

Nearest Town

Guildford

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M25 junction 10

Nearest Train Station

Guildford

Nearest Airport

Heathrow

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FAQ
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What is your most memorable wedding?

Playing outdoors at a venue in Venice, Italy as the sun goes down behind us.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Quirky, fun, memorable, exciting, professional.

What about your business are you most proud of?

Over 100 10/10 reviews from couples that we have helped to celebrate their big day.

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

Start early and don't get overwhelmed with the planning.

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

A story board of the couple's past set out like a movie synopsis.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

Fast email and phone response. Always available to talk about booking and ensure couple are happy with everything.

What makes a romantic first dance?

Slow dance, low lighting, a memorable song to both bride and groom.

What is your number one floor-filler?

Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison.

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

The Beatles

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