Alt. Entertainments

A PLATINUM DJmark Award Holder

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Introducing Alt. Entertainments
4.5 out of 5 rating from 16 reviews in the last 3 years

With passion for music and being an expert in Indie and Alternative (including rock, dance & hip hop variants) music is our main focus, giving us an individualistic edge. You and the music you want is our main focus, We can do pop too if you wish.

We feel sound quality is part of the experience of listening to music. So to compliment the music by making sure every week point over our systems are shored up opting for lossless audio WAVs over compressed MP3s (where available), whilst using professional grade audio equipment & sound expertise to push towards the best sound quality we can get out of the setups and PA we use.

We push for all elements of Djing, particularly when it comes to the music and style. For us we believe making the effort in lighting and sound makes all the difference, making sure our setups are some of the most stylish is really important, and one part of the over all experience to your event.

107 Events Completed
7 Events Pending
16 Positive Reviews
0 Negative Reviews


Alt. Entertainments' Documentation Status


Public Liability Insurance

Required by many venues, Alt. Entertainments has a current PLI policy with National Association of Disc Jockeys in the amount of £10 million.


Portable Appliance Tests

Also required by many venues, Alt. Entertainments has supplied satisfactory evidence of holding current PAT inspections of their equipment dated within the last 12 months.


Health & Safety Processes

A Method Statement outlining Alt. Entertainments' Health & Safety procedure for setting up disco equipment has been provided.

Alt. Entertainments has provided suitable Risk Assessments undertaken at events sourced via needadisco.com, indicating that they can undertake these competently.



DJmark is the UK's original and most comprehensive quality and safety vetting scheme for independent mobile disco, DJ and karaoke operators. A range of awards is offered, from an entry-level Silver Award ensuring that basic business practice is followed, through to the prestigious Diamond Award which is difficult to obtain. At all levels, accepted members operate with due regard for the law, industry best practices and excellent customer care.
Alt. Entertainments is currently a Platinum DJmark Award Holder. Click Here for more information

Why do people choose to book Alt. Entertainments?

The following reasons were given by recent clients...

First to get in contact at such short notice and has very good feedback on facebook
set up
Was most impressed with this DJ’s portfolio
Reviews and type of music played
Customer service and Image
Seemed most friendly and genuine in his response to my inquiry
Availability
First to respond
Only one available at such short notice
Met budget & liked him when I spoke to him

Customer Reviews for Alt. Entertainments

All reviews are the subjective opinions of third parties and not of the website or its owners

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At needadisco.com we only accept reviews from confirmed clients that have booked Alt. Entertainments via our website, with the arrangements independently verified by both the DJ and the client before the event takes place

We publish reviews 'warts and all' to give you the most accurate insight into each of our members

Only reviews received in the past three years are included in our average scores for Alt. Entertainments


DateEventTownRating
26/05/2018Birthday 50thBirmingham (B44)

Event took place at Old Oscott Working Mens Club

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

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14/04/2018Birthday 60thWirral (CH63)

Event took place at Thornton Hough Village Hall

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

"A fantastic evening totally supported by Ian and an excellent range of music for the (very demanding) party girl and her guests. Thanks."


Alt. Entertainments responded to this review as follows:

"Thank you so much. It was a lot of fun a great pleasure. "
06/01/2018Birthday (16-21 years)Malvern (WR13)

Event took place at Private Residence

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

"I don't think Ian (and his Father) enjoy the job very much."


09/12/2017Birthday (16-21 years)Northampton (NN7)

Event took place at Northampton Mens Own (Ashton) Rugby Club

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

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28/10/2017Birthday 40thRushden (NN10)

Event took place at Rushden and Higham Rugby Club

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

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02/09/2017WeddingOswestry (SY10)

Event took place at Sweeney Hall Hotel

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

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01/07/2017Leaving / Farewell PartyLudlow (SY8)

Event took place at Ludlow Kitchen (Ludlow Food Centre)

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

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09/06/2017Corporate EventStourbridge (DY7)

Event took place at Harleys Smokehouse

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

"Ian was great, he played the songs I had provided as a playlist and I instructed him not to play novelty music such as The Macarena. I'm not sure if he got requests for this type of thing but a couple of staff members said he was rude when they requested certain songs, saying he was playing to a strict playlist. This was my instruction, however I think perhaps how it was put across could have been better. Other than that, he was great and I would definitely book him again."


03/06/2017Birthday 30thKidderminster (DY10)

Event took place at The Eagle & Spur

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

"Ian was fab! I couldn't have asked for a better Dj his styles of music were fab from the normal disco favourites to heavy metal what's not to love Many Thanks!"


Alt. Entertainments responded to this review as follows:

"Thank you so much. It was a lot of fun a great pleasure."
22/04/2017WeddingShrewsbury (SY1)

Event took place at The St Nicholas (St Nics)

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

"Ian stepped in at very last minute to play at our wedding. He was thorough, professional, accommodating and read the crowd perfectly!"


Alt. Entertainments responded to this review as follows:

"Thank You so much for booking with me, It was my pleasure. I hope you enjoy many years of bliss together."
26/11/2016Birthday - Adult OtherWarwick (CV34)

Event took place at Warwick Sports Club (also Cricket)

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

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04/11/2016Birthday 30thBishops Castle (SY9)

Event took place at The Inn On The Green

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

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20/02/2016Birthday 40thWorcester (Wr5)

Event took place at The Crown Inn

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

"Brilliant service provided fantastic music and lovely guy. Couldn't recommend enough"


Alt. Entertainments responded to this review as follows:

"Thank You ever so much! It was a thrill to be let off my lead and show what I can really do for the right crowd."
26/09/2015Birthday (16-21 years)Stourbridge (DY9)

Event took place at Saddlers Brewhouse

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

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08/08/2015Birthday 60thWalsall (WS3)

Event took place at Pelsall social club

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

"He was very friendly, experienced and did everything that we wanted for our event. The music he played was exactly what we asked for. I would definitely recommend and use him again"


Alt. Entertainments responded to this review as follows:

"Thank you so much what a great bunch of family and friends, I hope you will all remember the night for years to come"
01/08/2015Birthday 40thLoughborough (LE11)

Event took place at Link Hotel Loughborough

DJ for this event was Ian

A deposit was requested in advance to secure the booking

A written contract was supplied to formalise the booking

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Average Scores for Alt. Entertainments

Star ratings are calculated from feedback received for events in the past three years. Older reviews do not contribute to these scores.

FacetAverage ScoreStar Rating
Audio Quality4.56 out of 5
Lighting Quality4.44 out of 5
Presentation of Equipment and DJ4.44 out of 5
Music Choices4.31 out of 5
Handling of Requests4.19 out of 5
Microphone Use / Audience Interaction3.94 out of 5
Would Recommend to Others for Similar Events97%
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Events Covered

Adult Birthdays

Anniversaries

Charity Events / Fundraisers

Children's / Youth Parties

Corporate Events

Christmas Parties

Engagement Parties

Funeral Wakes

New Years Eve Parties

Pubs & Clubs

School Discos / Proms

Social Functions

Weddings / Civil Partnerships

Venues Covered

Community, Civic & Village Halls

Conference Centres

Historic Buildings

Hotels

Leisure Venues

Marquees & Temporary Structures

Outdoor Events

Private Homes

Pubs, Bars & Restaurants

Schools, Colleges, Universities

Sports, Social & Private Members' Clubs

Theatres, Arena, Exhibition Centres

Age Groups Covered

Tots 0-6 years

Children 7-12 years

Young Teens

Youths & Young Adults

Adults Over 21

Areas Served

Key Services Offered

A Mobile Disco / DJ Service

Alt. Entertainments also offers a range of additional party services not directly linked to musical entertainment.

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Contact Alt. Entertainments

Alt. Entertainments is based in Walsall, WS9

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07815 206253

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