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Simon Clarke Presenter & Corporate Host

Hello and welcome to the online home of Simon Clarke. Radio Presenter, Event DJ and Corporate Host.

Since 2007 I’ve been presenting the weekday afternoon show across the South on Wave 105 and supplying music for the hottest private parties as an event DJ and corporate MC.

My broadcast experience as a music programmer guarantees a contemporary yet familiar party playlist that will leave your guests with lasting positive memories of your night whether it’s a wedding at one of the New Forests top hotels, a corporate fundraiser at St Marys Stadium or a concert on Bournemouth Beach in front of a crowd of thousands.

Please follow the links above for testimonials and pictures from my recent clients and click here to find out if I’m free for your party or event.

Simon's Blog

Private Hire

On Saturday night I ended a looooooong run of weekend summer events with a private party in The New Forest. I had been booked for this over a year ago and although details were very sketchy at the time it was obvious this was going to be a brilliant evening. The party...

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Another Anniversary

This weekend I've spent more time in marquees than my own bed but it's been great fun. Last night I was back on the sand helping the team from Beach Weddings Bournemouth with an Indian themed wedding. As I was packing away last night I realised that today it was a...

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Good Times

I've been looking forward to last nights party since I was booked the previous summer. The groom Tom is a fellow wedding supplier and one of the nicest people you will ever meet and so as a consequence has some great friends too. Turns out his new in-laws also have...

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Early Set-up

I always like to do a daytime set-up whenever possible. It’s usually a lot more convenient for couples to have everything already in place rather than interrupting their day with banging and clanging in the corner and from my perspective it’s more relaxed to just...

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Moorhill House

One of the nice things about a personal recommendation is that you usually see a few familiar faces at the resulting party. Carla and Jordan’s wedding at Moor House Hill Hotel was one of those nights. I had met most of the bride’s family at her sister’s wedding 18...

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Meon Valley

Summer weddings can sometimes be a challenge for a DJ. If a couple have chosen a venue with an outdoor terrace like The Marriot Meon Valley and mother nature delivers a warm blue sky evening you really have to be on top of your game to lure guests inside and onto your...

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Bank Holiday

Bank holidays have become a bit of a luxury in recent times with so many people working through the 3 day weekend. Often those in retail, health care or the hospitality industry are hard at work to make sure that you and I can enjoy the sales, care or fantastic...

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Happy Anniversary

Today it's exactly a year since one of my favourite weddings of last summer. Emma and John had a relaxed all day celebration at the newly refurbished Winery at Wickham Vineyard. It was a beautiful day and the kids played giant jenga down by the vines while the adults...

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Lazy Sunday

I can't remember the last time I had a lazy Sunday morning. For the last 10 years they've tended to start at 6.15am as I head off to the radio station to present the breakfast show, often on about 5 hours sleep after an event the night before. So a lie in preceded by...

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The Beach

I love the beach. Who doesn’t? We all have so many positive memories of good times with sand between our toes. Which is why it’s always so nice to have the opportunity to work with Beach Weddings Bournemouth and provide entertainment to couples who choose to celebrate...

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Testimonials

Simon has been an absolute pleasure to work with, professional, really friendly and so accommodating. He exceeded all my expectations and everyone was up and dancing to his great mix of music. I fact I wish I had known about him when we got married!

Booking Simon for our wedding was one of the best decisions we made - we didn't have to worry about a thing. His lighting transformed our reception venue completely and everyone was up on their feet dancing the entire night. My sister was so impressed she booked him for her wedding too. Thank you for helping to make our special day such fun for everyone

-Gemma and Dan

We couldn’t have asked for a better DJ! He had everyone dancing from the first song until the last. We had lots of comments on how great the music had been and he really bought the night together. I am so glad we hired him and didn’t risk going with a less experienced DJ. We would recommend him time and time again!

-Leeane

Organising an event for 280 people is hard and the last thing I wanted was to worry about the entertainment. Thankfully after a brilliant recommendation from a friend I found Simon who was reassuring from the moment we first spoke. All of my guests commented on the amazing selection of music and his professionalism meant I could leave him to his own devices and not worry all evening! I will continue to recommend Simon and definitely use him again for future events. Thank you so much!

-Laura Jo Dredge charity fundraiser for ECHMO

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