Martin Waring is one of the best close up and table magicians in York. He covers York, Yorkshire and the North. If you’re looking for an amazing magician then contact Martin today. He will be happy to discuss options for your wedding entertainment, party, or other event.
Close up magic is a wonderful ice breaker and talking point. It helps to ensure that your guests are entertained and that your event is memorable. Many times guests get to take home souvenirs of the magic that they treasure for years. Often the feedback from guests is that they are still talking about your event for months after.
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«I had worked with Martin on a number of events in the past and when we booked our wedding I jumped at the chance to share his magic with our guests. He didn't disappoint. From the beginning of our wedding planning journey, he was professional and reassuring and couldn't do enough to help make our day especially magical. He definitely provided a service over and above - capturing additional moments on camera and assisting with the running of the day alongside his impressive skills as a magician. We are immensely grateful. See you at the many birthdays and anniversaries to come - the new Mr and Mrs Hampshire!» Google Review
« We initially hired Martin to video our wedding and only found out when we met him that he also did magic. This wasn't something I had intended to have at the wedding but I am so glad I did. Our guests loved being entertained during the drinks reception when we were having the 'formal' photos done and again after the wedding breakfast and the tricks he performed really were jaw dropping!!»
« Thank you so much for coming to our wedding reception and performing magic tricks throughout. You added so much fun and entertainment to the day and I'll never figure out the magic! »
«Martin came to my 16th (in Leap Year) birthday party. I can't praise him enough. He enhanced the whole day with his extraordinary skills. Lovely to be with, brilliant performer and he can clearly read and understand his audience. I highly recommend him for any sized event. He just fits in perfectly. Everyone loved him. Thank you Martin!» Google Review
«Martin was fantastic at our party and I was so pleased I booked him. He has a great manner with people. It was only a small event and he handled it brilliantly, circulating well and entertaining people without it becoming a big magic show. I can thoroughly recommend him, the magic is excellent and my guests loved it.» Google Review
«Martin really enhanced the drinks reception and wedding breakfast by entertaining the guests in small groups or at their tables. He started as soon as the ceremony was over and stayed until the band was ready to start after the meal. People loved his gentle style of magic, they were fascinated by how he achieved his magic and whole tables were giving him a round of applause. What Martin says on his website is exactly what he does. He was well worth his fee-I can’t recommend him more highly.» Google Review
Prices depend on several factors such as how many people you have at your party, location etc. I will quote you a fixed price for your event. I do not charge by the hour - I like to keep things simple.
My magical entertainment is primarily aimed at entertaining the adults but I have puzzles and tricks for young ones too and even very young children may appreciate some of the effects.
Mainly effects that I can carry in my pockets. They usually involve things like coins, playing cards, cutlery, phones, dice, cords and laces - that sort of thing. I especially like to perform effects with items that end up in unusual places or mind reading type effects that appear impossible.
No - I don't use fire or anything hazardous in my magical performance.
I will mix and mingle with your guests in a party setting, or as your guests enjoy their pre-dinner drinks. The effects I do are close-up and personal, often happening in the hands of the spectator.
If there are children at your event the magic usually draws them in like a magnet. I have fun things to hand out which they can take away and try.
Think of this as an ice-breaker session. By the time your guests sit down to eat, most of them will be aware of who I am and be ready for some serious fun!
I will perform whilst your guests enjoy dinner at each table. The magic is close up and the effects are different to the mix and mingle session. I'm aiming to build the excitement levels with increasing high impact effects. The best effects are of course reserved for the top table. I can cater for a small intimate group at your home. Or I can perform to 100+ people in a banquet setting over the course of several hours. My aim is to ensure that you and your guests have fun and are entertained.
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Last update 21st December 2020
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