WITH The X Factor: Celebrity kicking off tonight, you may be inspired to do some karaoke.
But you need not splurge on expensive equipment to stage a bash Simon Cowell would be proud of.
With The X Factor: Celebrity kicking off tonight, you may be inspired to do some karaoke — and these deals should prove a hit[/caption]
I’ve tracked down some great savings . . .
KARAOKE MACHINE: These can cost more than £200, but there is no need to spend that much to make like an X Factor contestant. Head to Argos, where I have found buys for as little as £39.99. The RockJam SingCube connects to your mobile and has a light show that moves in time with your music. Very cool.
SAVE: About £160
MICROPHONE: Not bothered about duetting? The divas among you can save even more dosh by treating yourself to a karaoke mic. B&M’s iDance one also serves as speaker and disco light and can connect to any compatible Bluetooth device. Even better, it’s just a tenner — £19.99 cheaper than similar at Ryman.
LIGHTING: I love Boots’ £10 Satzuma Disco Bulb. Temporarily replace your ceiling fixture to transform your lounge into a nightclub. Much cheaper than a professional set-up, which can cost upward of £100.
SAVE: More than £100
DANCE MAT: Channel the X Factor groups by practising a routine on a mat. You can buy state-of-the-art ones for around £60, but I love the idea of nabbing a retro Seventies version on Amazon. These are available for just £11.50.
SAVE: About £49
PARTY ON: After watching the X Factor fun and games, you may be feeling inspired to head for a real karaoke bar. Groupon has some amazing deals and discounts — now that’s worth singing about.
SAVE: Up to 88 per cent on a booth
- PRICES on this page correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.
Deal of the day
CHECK out the George at Asda clothing sale and bag yourself a pre-Christmas bargain – with up to 50 per cent off.
WATCH The X Factor with a bag of chocs. At Tesco, a sharing-size bag of Maltesers Buttons is currently £2, down from £2.50.
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