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Providing Wedding & Event planning as well as First Dance classes and themed Hen parties or dance classes in Warwickshire, West Midlands & Worcestershire all to leave you with memories to last a lifetime!
Does all the planning for your wedding/event scare the pants off you?
It’s ok, I get it & I can help…
At Big Occasion Events I help to bring all your ideas together and ensure that on the day you get to spend time with your loved ones and enjoy your special day.
Who will be our fairy godmother?
Me… Charlotte Elizabeth
At Big Occasion Events I can help you plan your Wedding/Event and also coordinate the day so that you can spend the time with your loved ones! I can help from helping find suppliers, be a sounding board for ideas or taking over and doing it all!!
As well as this I can help you to feel confident on the dance floor from a few moves through to a choreographed routine. Any style/theme of your choosing to represent you as a couple. Doesn’t just have to be the wedding couple it can also be the First Dance for Father/Daughter, Mother/Daughter any combination
Learn a dance routine in a style/theme of your choice. We can do 80s, 90s, Spice Girls, Cheerleading, Salsa, Street Dance, Charleston or Jive. Better still you can choose your own mash up combination.
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In September 2012 I started my dance degree at Bath Spa University, however, I got a hip injury from day 1. Somewhere along the way when I turned 14 I started building a habit which in turned lead to me having to have an operation where it was discovered that the ligament was detached from the femur head!
12 weeks to the day of my operation I returned to my second year of uni and then began to rethink my dance career. It was now going to be harder to become a performer so I decided to go down the teaching route.
During this 2nd year I gained 1 of 6 International places to dance with Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO) in Namibia, the countries 1st professional dance company, for the month of August 2014. Whilst on the their dance internship I really discovered my love of teaching and helping others with their dance school.
I returned to my 3rd year, based my dissertation on Namibia and gained a Youth Apprenticeship with B&NES Youth Dance Company (BYDC), learning how to run a youth dance company and developing my teaching skills.
Upon graduating with a 2:1 Honours, I returned to Namibia for the same dance internship. From this I then completed a PGCE PCET in Post Compulsory Education and Training. Sadly the government then pulled Dance from the curriculum and so I made the decision to go Self Employed.
When I first became self employed I did a lot of freelance contracts helping couples with their First Dance and also doing various themed Hen Parties.
In January 2019 I decided to make the First Dance and Hen Parties their own business and so Big Occasion Dance was formed. I love helping couples creating their unique First Dance whether it’s a few simple moves to get them moving and feel less awkward and anxious or a Hen Party dance class to give the girls some moves for later that night. Our hen parties can also be done for stag parties.
I help you create a First Dance to remember all from the comfort of your own home! With the hen/stag parties you learn a routine to a song/theme/era of your choice. It doesn’t matter if you have two left feet, it’s all about having fun and creating memories that will last.
Along the way I started helping couples more and more so at the end of 2023 I became a Wedding and Event planner which is where Big Occasion Events.
Hiring me means you won’t have the stress of struggling to find that perfect ‘something’ to complete your day as I’ve built relationships with suppliers already and you are welcome to tap into my network if you need to.
I also love hot chocolate, steam trains and Disney ? I often get called Simba because of my curly hair ? I’d love to know yours!
of Brides wished they had spent more on their wedding day entertainment.
Prices are a guide, please contact for your quote. All pricing is adaptable for events
Full Service Wedding Planning
10% of your total wedding budget with a minimum fee £2,500
Congratulations you’ve said YES!!! Now the fun begins. With Full Wedding Planning I will help be with you from the very beginning right through to your First Dance on your magical day!
I will provide mood boards for design, plan regular update meetings, manage your budget, timelines and liaise with industry leading suppliers to deliver the wedding day of your dreams.
Power Planning Hours
You’ve been dreaming of this day since you were a little girl but sometimes it all just gets a bit too much!
These can be used to go through anything you feel you need a sounding board on. It might be working out your budget, streamlining your vision within the budget or just making sure you haven’t forgotten anything!!
These can be booked in bulk or as and when required throughout your planning.
On the day coordination
You have planned your wedding day to perfection, however, you should be able to enjoy your special day and not be checkign everything is as you planned! I will meet with you around 6 weeks before your big day for a complete handover. I will take away all of your supplier information, create a detailed schedule for the day and distribute to all involved whilst managing queries and ensuring the day will run smoothly.
I will be the point of contact for your suppliers at set up, on the day and the set down leaving you to spend time with your loved ones and I will leave you dancing into the night as a newly wed couple.
Prices are for a 40 mile radius of DY10. For anything further than this please contact us for specific pricing.
Create your First Dance in the comfort of your own home or a venue of your choice (not included in prices). These can be for either the couple getting married or for the Father/Daughter, Mother/Daughter etc. Any style or music.
2 x 1 1/2 hour classes = £250
3 x 1 1/2 hour classes = £350
6 x 1 1/2 hour classes = £550
Extra 1 1/2 hour classes = £50
FIRST DANCE BUNDLE = £995
3 Dance Classes
Sash per Hen
Goodie Bag per Hen
Bottle of Bubbly
Hen Parties are for a 1 1/2 hour class in a style of your choosing. Your dance class will include a warm up and a dance routine. Example themes are 80s, 90s, Dirty Dancing, Grease, Spice Girls, Street Dance, Cheerleading.
Up to 15 hens – £199
extra hens – £10/head
Hen Party Bundle = £450
Sash per Hen
Goodie Bag per Hen
Bottle of Bubbly
Extra items for your special day
Hen Party sashes = £120 (for 15 hens)*
Welcome banner = £120
Selfie Frame = £100
5 colour choices of ribbon – (Black, Fuchsia, Champagne Gold, Pink and White)
4 colour choices of foil – (Rose Gold, Aztec Gold, Pink and Black)
Bespoke naming and colour available
Read through some of our real testimonials from real people who Charlotte has worked with to ensure they had a magical day or trained to perform their best on the dance floor
If you have any questions about any of our services or just want to say hello, then please use the form below to get in touch with Charlotte.