Category Archives: Wedding bands

Portrait of a 1920’s dance band by Jamie Bott, Wedding Photographer


These  images of the Charleston Charlies were taken at Kimberley and Mungo’s Wedding at Dartmouth House, London , by wedding photographer Jamie Bott. Splendiferous Jamie !                               … Continue reading

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Lancashire Wedding Band at The Preston Marriott Hotel


It’s a lovely summer’s day 2012 at The Marriott Hotel, Preston ……….. well it’s not raining…. and Lancashire wedding band The Charleston Charlies play on the lawn for the drinks reception for the graduating doctors. Later on the Docs were … Continue reading

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Cheshire 1920’s jazz band at society wedding !


Roaring 20’s band The Charleston Charlies play for a Cheshire wedding celebration on the 22nd September 2012 – a beautiful day ! Yes folks, that’s Dr. Hans Gruber on piano and features Carl Raven on Clarinet and Sax, Ken Marley … Continue reading

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Roaring 20’s band at Dartmouth House London W1


Roaring 20’s band The Charleston Charlies play unplugged in the courtyard and the wired in The Churchill room for Mungo and Kimberley’s wedding on 29th September 2012 at Dartmouth House, London W1. Yes that’s Dr. Hans Gruber on ……….Accordion, Burley … Continue reading

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Peter Greenaway – an homage. A single shot at The Sanctuary !


A rare public performance at The Sanctuary Bar, Didsbury, of The Charleston Charlies – and rare indeed for Bernhardt to put up a single shot video – by Sara Dowling – an homage to Peter Greenaway. Check the fabulous sax … Continue reading

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How to tie your bow tie !


Bernhardt’s patience is finally exhausted by those mischievous muffins, The Charleston Charlies. Brilliant musicians as they are, they seem to have a distinct inability to tie their bow ties !

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December antics – a Charleston Charlies review !


A brandy soaked Bernhardt reviews the decembers festivities – from  Jersey  to north  mid and south Wales , including an impromptu revisit to Tinkerbell at The Aspidastra cafe. Happy New Year one and all !

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