Nicholas James Gunn




Nicholas is one of the leading entertainers in the North West, having built up a wealth of experience in the Wedding and Event industries. As a premier singing host and the front man co-founder of Vintage Swing Thing, Nicholas has an impressive reputation across the region, for his stage presence and effortless performance.

Nicholas's background lies in local musical theatre. Portraying 'Bill' in BMTC’s production of ‘Me and My Girl’ led him to win the title of ‘Best Leading Male in a Musical’ for the National Operatic and Dramatic Association. Nicholas has also held the starring role in such musicals as ‘Guys and Dolls’, 'Carousel' and most recently 'Oklahoma' and ‘Whistle Down the Wind’ all to critical acclaim.

Nicholas,a natural crowd pleaser, is the perfect tonic at any ceremony, drinks reception or evening event with his dulcet tones echoing the sounds of Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Michael Bublé and a host of famous crooners from their hey day.



'Vintage Swing Thing'


"This Band will knock your socks off!"

Vintage Swing Thing is a 6/7 piece collective founded by Nicholas and his good friend and Artist by DFC manager Jamie Turner.  In this band Nicholas collaborates with Helena Johnson on Lead Female vocals to knock your socks off.

VST are an exciting 'postmodern' style band. The majority of the band's talented young members are graduates of the world renowned Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts. Members of the band have performed & toured with artists such as China Crisis, Frances, Secret Affair and Natalie McCool - performing in theatres, arenas and festivals across Europe and the world.

The band are a fun and hugely entertaining way to kick-start any wedding breakfast, evening do, festival or corporate event. ! If you're looking for something a little different for your event, even something a little "Gatsby" VST is for you. 

VST have recently released a brand new EP and you can see them live in action below.








Nicholas forms part of the hosting team at DFC, but he's just that little bit different. Whilst being an encaptivating master of ceremonies he will add something special to your Wedding or Corporate party providing a classy backdrop to your event.

Suitable for background music at your drinks reception and the perfect tonic throughout your meal (often getting the guests up and dancing throughout the the wedding breakfast). Nicholas not only provides professional entertainment but adds a flawless thread to your event as your compare. 

Nicholas is available to run your day from start to finish including co-ordination of speeches, entertaining the guests and being the "go to guy" on the day. 

The best wedding decision we made was having Nick as a singing host at our wedding. He absolutely made our wedding day. Nick was professional and relaxed and created the perfect atmosphere
— Anna & Dan - Wedding @ Shireburn Arms
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