Frequently asked questions


What services do you offer?

We offer Photo Booth/ DJ/ Candy Cart/ 4ft Letters/Number & Venue uplighting, but we are always striving to increase our range to offer you more.

Do you offer packages?

We do indeed! Actually the more services you hire, the greater the discount so you get more for your money, enquire for more information.

Do you cover my location?

We are based in the Midlands but are willing to travel to most places. This may incur a small charge if you are further afield but why not contact us and we can discuss further.

Can we extend a service on the night?

Of course, just ask us whilst we’re at your event and we will do our best to accommodate your request. Please note any extra time will incur an additional fee.

How much is the deposit to secure my booking?

We ask for 20% of the overall total upon booking

When do I have to pay the remainder of the balance by?

Final balance is payable 28 days prior to the event. We do and have carried out payment plans to enable you to spread the cost if required. We can discuss this in more detail, please contact us.

Do you charge more for weddings?

At Showtime Events we pride ourselves at being great affordable entertainment, we charge a flat fee of each service plus travel if outside of Northamptonshire

Do you have Public Liability Insurance?

Yes we have PLI, this certificate will be sent to your venue 28 days before your event.

Is your equipment PAT tested?

Yes our equipment is fully electrically tested, this certificate will be sent to your venue 28 days before your event.

Photo Booth

How long does it take to set up/pack down?

It takes about 45mins to set up and 30mins to pack down. This is included within the price.

We will automatically allocate 1hour either side of your event to make sure we’re all set up and packed down effectively without running into the start time of your event.

What size of space is required for the Inflatable photo booth set up?

2.4M x 2.4M x 2.4M is the size of our inflatable booth. We use an additional space in front for red carpet and poles and a props table positioned at the side.

If this is too big for your space we have our selfie pod which stands at 2.0M x 2.0M x 2.0M (measurements), which we’ve fit in parties at restaurants and house parties. We have solutions for any space.

How many people can I get in the booth?

There is the possibility to fit up to 12 people in our photo booth because we use a wide angle lense to capture as much area as possible, this works great for big group photo's.

Does your photo booth come with props?

Yes absolutely, this is included in the price. We have a large range of props from written signs, wigs, hats, glasses, inflatables and much more and constantly top up our range, for an additional cost we can also add personalised props, just let us know when you enquire.

How many prints do I get?

We offer one print out per visit to the photo booth as part of our standard package, you can upgrade to duplicate prints, just let us know upon enquiring.

What’s included in the booth hire?

Attendant throughout your hire

Selfie Pod

Inflatable Booth

Social Media Upload

Ropes/Poles and Red Carpet for that VIP look

Large selection of props

Unlimited visits

Personalised print outs and touch screen on booth

DJ Service

Can we make song requests in advance?

Absolutely. Once your booking is confirmed you send a list of ‘must play’ songs or ‘must avoids’ and we will do our best to adhere to these.

Can we/our guests make song requests on the night?

Yes they certainly can, in fact we encourage this because it’s important to keep your guests happy and we want to play the music that will keep them dancing.

What equipment do you use?

Showtime Events use top of the range sound & lighting equipment to ensure your events looks and sounds great.

Will you be able to help with announcements?

Absolutely! Let us know your requirements.

Our venue has asked if the DJ can setup early and come back later to perform

This is no problem at all, there is a small charge, but please ask upon initial enquiry

Is it possible to use your wireless microphone for our speeches?

Yeah this is no problem at all, please let us know upon enquiring so we can discuss your requirements.

Can you make announcements during our event?

Yeah this is no problem,

Sweet Cart

How long does it take to setup?

The sweet cart roughly takes 30 minutes to put together and decorate

I have a colour theme at my event, can you provie suitable decoration to match?

Yeah, this is no problem, just ensure you make us aware of your requirement 4 weeks before

Is it possible to request our favourite sweets for our event?

This is possible, we will try our best to meet your requirements

Lightup Letters/Numbers

How much space do you require?

The letters/numbers are adaptable depending on what you require, if you are tight on space, just let us know when you enquire.

Can I request another light colour on the letters/numbers?

Although white is our standard light colour, we can change them to adapt your requirments, just let us know when you enquire.

What time can you setup the letters/numbers?

Our standard package is midday - midnight, but if you let us know what your requirement is, just ask and we will see what we can do.