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BOOK A MAGICIAN So, you’ve just Goggled Book A Magician or Magician for Hire. I don’t need to be a mind-reader to guess that you’re planning a party or event and looking for some entertainment for your guests. Magic I very popular right now. David Blaine, Dynamo, Derren Brown and shows like BGT have created enormous interest in magic and mind-reading as entertainment. So why not hire or book a magician for your party? Unlike watching magic on TV, when

Magicians and Photographers Go Together Like Coffee and Cream You probably already know the main ways wedding magicians and photographers will add to your special day. Magicians break the ice during the reception. Table magic adds to the wedding breakfast. It brings everybody together and is the perfect way to round off the meal.  Entertaining in the lull between the end of the wedding breakfast and the first dance avoids an afternoon lull. Magicians and Photogrpahers Create Special Moments. But,

Delighted to have been selected to be profiled in The Guardian today. It gives some insight into how I came to be doing what I do and why I do it. You can read the article here:    

  So, what did booking a wedding magician ever do for us? Well, they help people break the ice, which is great when you have family and friend from both sides who don’t really know each other. There’s a reason for booking a wedding magician. OK. Apart from breaking the ice, what did booking a wedding magicians ever do for us? They fill in the gaps helping the quiet times pass quicker, like when the photos are being taken or

Well, the lockdown rules have lifted enough for me to be back in action.   Kick Off Things kicked off last weekend. I perfomed strolling close up at Alex’s 40th birthday party on the Saturday. This included some special bespoke magic for Alex, designed  around his hobbies and interests. His wife, Sarah, booked me. Here’s what she said about me The Next day I was at Aaron’s Las Vegas themed party for his 40th, too. Covid restricitons meant he had

I offer a personalised, bespoke magic option. What does this actually mean? Well, I design some magic based on what you tell me about the special party guest, such as  your spouse or fiance/fiancee.   An Example A personalised magic trick might look like this: I hand her a sealed  envelope to keep. Next she selects a number from 1 to 100.  I show her a list of 100 holiday destinations. Every number is different. Beside the number she chose

Number 2 in my series about what magicians do. Mind Readers. More often we call ourselves a mentalist these days. Because we do a lot more than reveal something an audience member is thinking about. At a mind reader’s performance you will see any number of things happen that employ the power of the mind. Here’s two examples to start you off. Psychological influence. I always begin  my show by a demonstration of the power of psychological influence. I have

Say the word ‘Magician’ and  what do you imagine? Magicians: many people envisage a man in a tuxedo, possibly with a cape and top hat. He’s probably performing magic with some doves, a rabbit, playing cards…or he is sawing a woman in half.   These traditional images are a far cry from most modern magicians. Yes, the men often wear suits but they will most likely be the type worn in an office. Or, perhaps a bit of hipster 3

From time to time fans ask show biz stars like me and Keanu to be photographed with us. Sometimes this involves putting your arms around a woman’s waist. I noticed that when Keanu does this he holds his hands in a way so that he is not grabbing hold of the woman. I thought this was great etiquette. Here’s Kneau     Here’s me following Kneau’s example.