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Rachael performs the art of bellydancing for Arabic weddings, venues and celebrations all over the nation though she herself is located in Manchester. She displays mystifying movements while dancing to exciting music and wearing dazzling costumes. Working alone, she is able to perform open-air acts and can work more hours than originally scheduled.

Rachael's speciality is Egyptian style "raqs sharqi" dance, but she can also provide Lebanese or Turkish style entertainment on request. Her performances can incorporate a wide variety of exciting props, including finger cymbals, silk scarves, cane, sword, or golden 'wings'.

For a truly spectacular show, she can dance to live music provided by an Arabic drummer or Arabic band (to be hired separately, but Rachael can provide advice & recommendations if needed).

Services offered

Her show not only displays bellydancing, but also features spectacular outfits from Cairo's top designers that contribute greatly to her performance. Her costumes can match the theme or colour scheme of your wedding, or she can wear more modest outfits per request. She can arrange a playlist and get people dancing.

How she works

Her performances are separated into sessions of 15 to 30 minutes and can begin during or after your dinner. She can offer her services while your and your partner enter the party for the first time as a couple. She will need a sound system and a private changing area.

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Frequently asked questions

Type of entertainment offered:

For adults

What is included in the wedding package?

Arabic dance performances in sets of 15 to 30 minutes, ideal as entertainment during or after dinner. Optional grand entrance for newlyweds

How far in advance should I contact you?

The further in advance you contact me, the more likely I am to be available on your wedding day. However, I may sometimes be able to fit in a last-minute booking

What other services to you provide?


Are you able to travel?

Yes, i'm based in Greater Manchester and normally cover the Northwest region, but will consider travelling further on request

Is there a charge for travelling?

Yes, please enquire for a quote - expenses will depend on distance and whether overnight accommodation is needed

Do you need specific materials or conditions to offer your service?

Yes, sound system and private changing area

How long is the act?

Individual sets can range from 10 minutes to 30 minutes depending on your requirements, and a show will often include several sets, e.g. 2 sets in 1 hour, or 3 sets in 2 hours

How much time do you need to prepare for an act?

I prefer to allow at least 20 minutes between arriving at the venue and the performance start time, to allow for music setup and checking the venue & stage layout, and for changing into costume

Do you work alone or do you have a team of professionals?


Do you do open-air acts?


Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per event

If needed, would you be able to work extra hours?


How do you charge extra time?

Pricing for extra sets will be agreed as part of booking contract

What are the forms of payment?

Cash, cheque or bank transfer
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Do you have any questions?

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