Halloween Discos, Firework Night and Videos

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It’s been an exciting month. There has been so much variety of gigs going on! 

This month has included Children’s Halloween Parties:

  • Burry Port British Legion near Llanelli
  • Croeserw Sports and Social Club near Port Talbot
  • The Prince of Wales Pub in Porthcawl
  • Longford Memorial Hall near Neath
  • Ogmore Valley Primary School. 

We had a lovely evening with a post Wedding disco at the Beach Hut Café, Mumbles Pier near Swansea. We had a panoramic view of all the fireworks across the whole of Swansea Bay and Port Talbot!

Dinner Dance with DJ Diamond Dust

Dinner Dance with DJ Diamond Dust

We had a 70s themed night at the Cricket Club in Neath which was very entertaining for all. DJ Diamond Dust had a lively evening in the Village Hotel, Swansea where a Bikers group had their annual celebration. They could not be more hospitable and welcoming.  It was a memorable night.  We had a return to the Wig and Pen in Swansea for the locals.

It was great to see old friends for a 21st Birthday Party in the newly refurbished function room at The West Cross Inn, Mumbles, near Swansea.

There was a return to Stebonheath Football Club, Llanelli, for a Special Needs Children’s Christmas Party. It was good to see how they were since last year.  Another children’s party was a 9th birthday party at Seven Sisters Welfare Hall – what a beautiful hall! It was once a swimming pool converted into a function room and a library.

We had a school disco for a transition year at Dwr-y-Felin Comprehensive School, Neath.  It was great to let out all the special lighting effects for this teenage disco.

This month, I have been learning about making videos on YouTube. We hope that readers will have a fuller picture of who we are and what we do. You can find out more about Mascot the Robot Dog.

Visit our YouTube Channel DJ Diamond Dust. I hope you like it. We also include some other videos which might entertain you and put a smile on your face.

“We will recommend you to all”- DJs in Cardiff, Neath and Carmarthen

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We have had quite a mixture of locations this month including 50th Birthday Parties at Neath Cricket Club and Waunarlwydd RFC.

DJ Tom and Martin in Neath Cricket Club

DJ Tom and Martin in Neath Cricket Club

Our host at the Neath party texted us: “Hi just wanted to thank you for making my birthday party extra special by playing such fab music and by being so accommodating. Will recommend you to all”.
D.B. – Saturday 8th October at the Cricket Club, Neath.

Here some more comments from our Facebook page DJ Diamond Dust:

“Fantastic DJ really made our event amazing!! Would 100% book again!”
Z.E. – Saturday 17th September at Halfway Inn, Nantgaredig, Carmarthen.

“The children had a ball. Thank you so much for making G’s birthday special x.”
J.C. – Sunday 11th September at Morriston RFC.

“Thanks, guys. Sorry, I’ve been meaning to write to say a massive thank you, once again for stepping in at such short notice, and doing a great job!! XX”
J.H. – Friday 2nd September at Mercure Hotel, Cardiff.

 “I just wanted to say thank you for today, you were absolutely fantastic, you not only managed to keep thirty 6-year-olds thoroughly entertained but also the adults and older children. I would definitely use you again and would recommend you 100 times over!!”
J.R. – Saturday 23rd September at Rhoose Social Club, Barry.

We’ve had a wedding disco at The White House, between Sennybridge and Brecon. We have had our first of this year’s Halloween Children’s Discos at St John Ambulance Hall, Neath. Our Swansea locations in this month, as well as, Waunarlwydd, included the Wig and Pen Pub in Swansea.

We had a unique location. It was the Calon Café and Interiors in Carmarthen for an 18th birthday party. The décor was fascinating, and the staff were friendly.  The party people enjoyed music, food and dancing. 

Our journey continues. Thank you!

DJ in Cardiff

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 The Mercure Cardiff Holland House Hotel, Newport Road, Cardiff was one of the highlights of this month’s gig.

DJ Tom Hyatt was the main DJ for this event as the audience need current chart music. We had the privilege of backing a 7-piece-band called  “Big Mac’s Wholly Soul Band”.  It was a large venue right in the middle of Cardiff.

See more on our YouTube Channel, DJ Diamond Dust. More videos to follow as we gig around Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Carmarthen and Neath. We have a new surprise 60th birthday party at the Ruperra Club, Trethomas, Cardiff. It was perfect for playing a mixture of current songs with the golden oldies. St Catherine’s Church Hall, Llandaff, Cardiff was another gig with DJ in Cardiff, Ethan Gray. We entertained at the children with games, activities, magic and of course, Mascot the Robot Dog. I also did a 5-year-old children’s show with the disco at Rhoose Social Club, near Cardiff.

DJ in Carmarthen

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DJ in Carmarthen

DJ in Carmarthen

We have travelled around Carmarthenshire. We had a disco at the Halfway Inn, Nantgaredig, Carmarthen. It was an annual ball for a pony club. We mix a wide range of music, as the audience had a wide age range of ages and tastes. We have visited Garnant Golf Club, Ammanford, where Tom Hyatt and I were the DJs. The husband and wife were renewing their marriage vows.  Ethan Gray and I ran a disco at Penybanc Welfare Hall, Ammanford for a surprise 80th birthday party.

DJ in Swansea

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We did a few gigs in the Swansea area.   These included:

  • a surprise 30th birthday party at Gorseinon Workingmen’s Club in Gorseinon
  • an engagement party at Samlet Workingmen’s Club, Llansamlet
  • a children’s birthday party, Morriston RFC, Swansea

It was Kelly’s first solo gig. He did brilliantly! I provided the games, magic, balloon modelling and Mascot the Robot Dog. It was amazing how quickly he got used to the controls of the mixer. He has always been good with technology, so the laptop was easy for him.

DJ in Neath – 13th Birthday Party

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DJ Diamond Dust ran the music at the Celtic Lodge, Neath where the event was a 13th birthday party. We even included UV lighting and a laser effect in the light show. We played the current chart and dance music along with the many requests taken. It was great to see teenagers enjoying and interacting with us.  It was indeed a night to remember.

DJ Martin - UV disco for 13th birthday party in Neath
DJ Martin – UV disco for 13th birthday party in Neath

DJ in Carmarthen

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I ran a splendid Wedding Disco at the Mansion House, Llansteffan. I played plenty of requests and a variety of music as well as the old standards.  It was good to vary the level of the music. It was a background level during the beginning as the guests were settling in after their meal. Afterwards, I raised the sound levels and got them dancing.

 

We have done many discos and children’s parties in the Carmarthen area, including:

  • the Ivy Bush Royal Hotel
  • the Civic Hall
  • Porthyrhyd Village Hall
  • the Scout Hall

 

Entertaining in a Nursing Home in Ammanford

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DJ Ethan and Mascot at Glan Garnant Nursing Home

DJ Ethan and Mascot at Glan Garnant Nursing Home


It is not very often that we are asked to do Nursing Homes, but we put a great deal of care and respect for our performance. It was something different, and we adapted.

We were asked to entertain at Glan Garnant Nursing Home for a 70th birthday party. We played requests, chatted, entertained with magic and balloon modelling.

Mascot, the Robot Dog, moved around the room, making sure that he did not get in the way. He gave the residents plenty of attention when they called him over.

DJ in Port Talbot

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Diamond Dust was at the Aberavon Beach Hotel, in the restaurant, for a leaving party. A mixture of music with an Australian theme!  We had another 21st birthday party. It was at the Afan Lido Football Club, a lively audience with requests and a good party spirit. We have worked at many venues, including the British Steel Club, The Four Winds and many community centres in the area. Have a look at our website pages to find out more.

Children’s Entertainer Tenby, Aberystwyth and Llandysul

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Children's Entertainer Tenby and Aberystwyth

Children’s Entertainer Tenby and Aberystwyth

Diamond Dust entertained the families at Aeron Coast Caravan Park. Martin provided the magic, balloon modelling, games and activities. DJ Tom Hyatt played the music, making sure the audience kept dancing, and we keep up with the requests.

We had a welcome return to New Minerton Caravan Park, Tenby. It was great to see everyone again! Another holiday party we returned to was Brownhills Caravan Park. These children enjoyed all the entertainment and music provided. Mascot, the Robot Dog, visited the dance floor and was the highlight of the evening.

We travel around Mid and South Wales, to entertain at kids parties, including Carmarthenshire and  Pembrokeshire.  

We have worked in Fishguard, Narberth, Milford Haven and  Pembroke.
 The show has also been in Llandrindod Wells, Cardigan, New Quay and  St Clears. We have been working in  Llandovery, Aberaeron and Llanidloes.

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