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Period Orchestras available to hire in Bournemouth

Hire a period orchestra in Bournemouth for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 6 of the most professional acts for you to choose from. All of the groups shown below can travel and are available in Bournemouth.

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Period orchestraOxford(76 mi)
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Period orchestraDerbyshire(165 mi)

Perfect for weddings, 40's war theme, Rat Pack - any party that requires the best in Big Band and swing music. An excellent 10 piece dance

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Period orchestraNottingham(158 mi)

Contemporary orchestra performing cool, funky and current music for corporate events & large parties. Includes DJ

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Period orchestraStratford-upon-Avon(101 mi)

Brilliantly talented modern String Orchestra who can adapt to your music tastes for your special event

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Period orchestraDerbyshire(165 mi)

A superb high quality dance orchestra playing late 30’s to 40’s ballroom dancing in vintage white tie and tailcoats - A perfect evening

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Period orchestraCambridge(133 mi)

A group of instrumentalists and singers performing baroque and contemporary repertoire, as well as opera, from the University of Cambridge.

Hiring a period orchestra

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Popular genres:
Classical, Baroque
Average response time:
11 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

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Frequently asked questions

Can any period orchestra play my favourite song?

Professional period orchestras will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that period orchestras may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the period orchestra's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do period orchestras take to set up?

Your period orchestra will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the period orchestra prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our period orchestras are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our period orchestras will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

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