Five Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know You Could Hire for Events

Presentations, charity fundraisers, blogger events… they all take a monumental amount of planning to make sure that they’re as much fun as they ought to be. But rather than stressing about the multitude of ways you could make your event unforgettable, why not make it easy on yourself by hiring a celebrity to appear?

Celebrities are guaranteed to get guests through the door and create a great buzz—and all you need to do is plan ahead to make sure you secure the one you’re after! You can book them through businesses such as Speakers Corner, leaving the negotiating and contracts to them to worry about. If that sounds like something you might be interested in, check out these five and see if any of them would be the right fit for your event…

1. Claudia Winkleman

Claudia Winkleman is wickedly funny, glamorous and a great entertainer, guaranteed to create a fun and lively atmosphere at your event. Quick witted and fast on her feet, she’ll have your guests giggling into their cocktails, making them feel totally at ease so they can enjoy the night knowing they’re in the hands of a professional, side-splitting presenter.


2. June Sarpong

Doubtless you’ll recognise June Sarpong as the face of T4, a well respected and MBE-adorned television presenter. She’s renowned for her ability to work a diverse range of people, including the likes of the British Prime Minister, and was voted the panellist that young people would most like to see on Question Time.

Book her if you want someone capable, confident and guaranteed to unite guests across generations.

3. David Walliams

Unbelievably funny, incredibly creative and an infectiously upbeat presence at any event, David Walliams is someone you should book if you want go create a lively and humorous atmosphere.

Not only is he famed for his comedic ability, David has also raised well over £1 million for charity, has been given a special award by BBC Sports Personality of the Year, and is also a hugely successful children’s author.

4. Trinny and Susannah

If you’re throwing a fashion-related event and want to get people talking, book household names Trinny and Susannah. They’ve presented hugely popular television shows, authored award-winning fashion books and built an international reputation for themselves, appearing on the Oprah Winfrey show and serving as the face of Nescafe. They’ll certainly add an air of authority and know-how to your event.


5. Jonathan Ross

Finally, why not consider a celebrity as eccentric, charming, recognisable and dynamic as Jonathan Ross? His background in television and radio presenting make him perfectly placed to address your guests with confidence and vivacity, and many attendees will recognise him, having watched his interviews with the likes of Paul McCartney, Elton John and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers.

So, do any of these celebrities take your fancy? It’s well worth considering booking them: your guests are likely to think of them as being the most memorable aspect of your event, and it’ll undoubtedly be easier to market your big ‘do’ having such a famous name attached to it!

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