Having a magician can be the perfect wedding entertainment for several reasons:
When the ceremony is over and the party starts there can be guests who don't know many people and feel on the edge of things. I will tour round during drinks, introduce myself to people, draw them into little groups, engage them with my magic and 'oil the cogs'.
Children may become restless so its great if there are things for them to do. I can help keep them occupied and engaged.
My entertainment is fantastic value for money as my prices are highly competitive.
Magic can be a wonderful ice breaker and can work to bring people together when there are two sets of families and friends who may not necessarily know each other.
I will arrive at least half an hour before I'm due to start. I will then be ready to perform as soon as your guests start to sip their first drinks.
The style I adopt during the the drinks is called strolling magic. I perform effects that I can carry in my pockets and that don't need a table. The magic is close-up and sometimes happens in the spectator's own hands which is an interesting experience for them.
By the time you sit down for the meal a lot of your guests will have met me already, know that I am there to show them some close up magic and so will be primed for more fun.
I approach the tables in between courses and try and engage the whole table if I can with different effects that can be performed at a table. I keep some special effects exclusively for the bride and groom's table.
My style is calm, relaxed, respectful and easy going. I'm out to give people a great time, not to prove how good I am. I like to banter with people but its always done in a way that doesn't offend or embarrass anybody.
At an appropriate time I will come to your table with some very special effects that I have reserved exclusively for the bridal party. Keep your rings handy. They will come in very useful!
Be prepared for some jaw dropping effects and often special, impossible souvenirs to take home.
Most venues where I have performed need some time to clear away the tables where you’ve had your wedding breakfast in order to prepare the dance floor whilst the band or disco get setup. I can be performing in a bar area for your guests whilst the room is being prepared.
If you have more guests arriving for the evening then this is a great time for me to perform for the new arrivals.
I have been performing magic since 2004. I have travelled extensively around the North East and as far as Somerset and Northumberland.
I love weddings and I am always happy to talk about what I can do to make your day extra special.
Give me a call on 07913 398254 or fill in my contact form
I know I'm often one of the last of the suppliers to be considered for a wedding but just think of the value for money that I can supply if many of your guests go home talking about what they've just witnessed. Many of them will never have experienced anything like it before and quite a few times I've had people come up to me in the street and remind me of a a particular trick I did for them several years previously. My wedding magician prices are some of the most competitive you will find.
Most weddings I've been to have on average about one hundred guests. If you work out the costs per person, the cost of employing me per individual is likely to be not much more than the cost of them buying a drink at the bar and the effects are far more enjoyable and lasting.
"Martin joined us for our wedding party. He wowed our guests and his magic, his tricks were amazing. The kids absolutely loved his magic, he even taught them a trick of their own! Absolute pleasure to have him join us, and make our day special and memorable. Would highly recommend. Thanks very much Martin."
"Fantastic and mind blowing, it was a pleasure to have you at our wedding you was loved by us and our guests young and old. He even took the time to show our nephew a few tricks as he is really into magic. One of the guests who has a wedding coming up was also interested in hiring you. Just proves how good you are at what you do. Martin also went round taking photos and uploaded them to our website, he went above and beyond. It was a pleasure to have you there."
Booked for video and magic at Lisa and Dean's wedding at St Olaves church and The Grand Hotel, 19th August 2017.
Please contact me if you would like to have both an hour plus length wedding video shot in 4k, featuring all the important parts of your day, plus entertainment during the wedding breakfast, all at a reasonable rate.
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