Weddings & private events
With many years of experience, Amanda can help you choose the right music to enhance the atmosphere of your special day.
Based in Cardiff, Amanda plays for weddings across the country. Voted “Recommended Soloist” for Brides Magazine, she is an award- winning wedding harpist who will work closely with you for the perfect soundtrack.
- Music for the guests as they arrive at the church (up to ½ hour)
- Music during the signing of the register
- Optional marches if requested as an alternative to the organ
- Music for your guests for approx ½ hour before the bride arrives
- A march for the entrance of the bride
- Music during the signing of the register
- Music for the bride, groom and guests to leave the room
- To play for the duration of the drinks reception until the wedding party moves into the wedding breakfast (line-up not included).
- To play for the breakfast from the line-up to the coffee / speeches. (Please state if you are having speeches before hand).
- Depending on your colour scheme, Amanda will do her best to match with her outfit.
“Myself and Danny are just back from honeymoon and we wanted to say thank you for playing so beautifully for our wedding at Margam Park Orangery 2 weeks ago. We have had so many people saying how lovely you played and we completely agree. So thank you again.”
Johanna & Danny Peters
“What can we say, we are so, so grateful for everything you did, it exceeded all our expectations and made our day so perfect, we cannot thank you enough.
We can even say we heard and recognised most of the songs on our wish list, which was amazing…..once again thank you so much.”
Paul & Filippa
“I just wanted to drop you a quick email to say “a massive thank you” for playing at our wedding on the above date. You were amazing, we loved you, everyone loved you. From start to finish you were just so professional, your range of music is overwhelming. So many people commented on you, everyone thought you were great. I’m looking forward to getting the DVD and hearing you again.
Can I also say that your pink shoes went down a treat, I love shoes and for you to match them to our colour scheme I thought that was very sweet of you. Thanks again Amanda, I will definitely recommend you time and time again.”
Cheri at Cooling Castle
“Thank you for playing so beautifully at our wedding in Bath last Thursday. Your suggestions and selection were spot on and were the perfect compliment to the setting and ceremony. We had a wonderful day, not least at the ceremony and received many glowing comments with respect to the harpist and her repertoire!”
Lorna & Graeme
“We would like to say a big thanks for playing at our wedding! You really are very talented! Everyone loved your music – friends and parents and it was excellent to have a variety of styles! The wedding was very special and you played a big part in making it special for us and the guests.
Big thanks from both of us.”
Marina & Andrei
“Thank you so much for playing at their wedding and travelling all the way to Staffordshire. All the guests commented on your amazing playing. You played for everyone taste in music, classical, musicals, to pop and even Disney for the children. You played at my eldest daughter Lucy’s wedding seven years ago and Alicia was eager that you played at hers. You were as wonderful as we remembered.”
“I must write to thank you wholeheartedly for playing at our wedding last week. You were fantastic and the selection of repertoire you helped us with absolutely made our wedding day.Everyone said how wonderful you played even in the cold! It was more beautiful than I envisioned and it took all my strength to hold back the tears as your played as I walked up the aisle! I only wish I had some more time to sit and listen to you play!”
“Kelly and I just wanted to say Thank you so much for playing yesterday. It was wonderful, the harp really seemed to complement the wedding ceremony. I’ve never heard modern music on the harp and thought you done a fantastic job, it sounded beautiful.”
Kelly and James at Miskin Manor, June 2016
Once again, thank you, you are lovely and your playing exquisite.”
“Thank you so much for creating such a beautiful atmosphere at our wedding. You were professional and helpful beyond words, even going so far as calming me down as I stood nervous at the alter! You were a delight to work with and someone we will instantly recommend in the future should the opportunity arise.
Thank you again.”
Daniel & Michelle
“Well! What can I say!!!? Your playing yesterday was absolutely wonderful! It was all we had imagined and you are such a lovely person! I feel as if (probably because I emailed you so often!!!) I have known you for ages! and it was such wonderful part of our day! From the moment I walked down the steps and heard you play (I’m getting teary now just thinking of it) it was magical!
You played all that we had asked and we loved hearing the different songs and pieces throughought the service and afterwards.Just wanted to say thankyou thankyou thankyou! We both loved it and lots of people commented on how lovely it all sounded.”
Vicky & Jimmy
Thank you so much.”
Ben & Rhiannon
How much does a wedding harpist cost?
Costs may vary depending on date, number of guests and distance. Please contact Amanda for a bespoke, no-obligation quote tailored to your wedding.
Parties of 40+ people may need amplification- please state if this is the case.
Amanda holds PAT certificates for amplification and Public Liability Insurance
Amanda travels all around the UK as well as abroad for weddings. Amanda is the Resident Harpist at Celtic Manor, Newport as well as being the recommended harpist for Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons in Oxford.
Based in Cardiff, Amanda is often playing at weddings in venues across Cardiff, Bridgend, Swansea and Newport. Venues have included Celtic Manor, Holm House, Llangoed Hall, St.David’s Hotel, Miskin Manor, Llanerch Vineyard, Fairyhill, Canada Lodge, Pencoed House, Fonmon Castle, The Vale, Peterstone Court, Court Coleman and further afield at Kingscote Barn and Oaks Farm, Croydon to name a few.
“On behalf of Jude & Myself , thank you so much for playing at our wedding you were a special part of our day something we will never forget…”
Phil & Jude
“Thank you so much for helping to make our day so special with your wonderful playing. Everyone enjoyed it and were amazed by your playing. We will be forever grateful.”
David & Helen
“Thank you so much for playing so beautifully at our wedding. Our friends are still talking about the ‘amazing harpist’ and your musical repertoire!”
Sally-Ann & Simon
“Thank-you for being part of our special day and making it so perfect. We also really appreciated you learning the “My guy” song for us … Everyone commented on how beautiful you sounded on the harp…. you are an amazing harpist and I would highly recommend you. Once again thank-you for making our day …”
Jemma & Alun Ganderton
Hire Amanda Whiting
Amanda is an experienced and professional harpist.
Available for weddings, private and corporate events and festivals.