The Winklepickers

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Surrey wedding band The Winklepickers. Providing live music entertainment that will really get your event going.
Details
Type of Performer(s) or Business
Ensemble / Group
Function Band
Jazz Band
Style of Music
Acoustic
Cermony 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
Pricing & Costs
Prices start at
  • £600
Reviews
(5)
Exactly what we wanted and more
Testimonial
May 2016
A happy couple
Hi Ben, Thank you so much for those clips and your kind words. You were absolutely fantastic, exactly what we wanted and more. Your styl... 

The band had an excellent sound
Testimonial
May 2016
A happy couple
Thank you, Ben! The band had an excellent sound! Many guests commented on that. Online videos do not do justice to your band. And thank ... 

You guys were amazing!!!
Testimonial
Apr 2016
A happy couple
Hi Ben, You guys were amazing!!! Everyone has commented on how fantastic and talented you were. We loved our day, thank you!!

Could not have been happier with the band
Testimonial
Apr 2016
A happy couple
Ben, We could not have been any happier with the band, they were perfect for us and the venue. We cannot thank you and them enough. Kind... 

Exactly what we were looking for
Testimonial
Jul 2016
A happy couple
Ben, Thanks for everything Saturday - exactly what we were looking for. Hope you enjoyed it too.

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
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    5
    Public Liability Insurance
    Yes
Photos
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Location & Contact Details
  • Directions
    • 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 #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
Bridebook benefits
  • Bridebook Discount: 10%