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Magician Banbury Oxfordshire (OX15 and OX16): Booking a magician for your event or party in the Banbury area, will guarantee that you make it a night to remember for everybody who is there.

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Magicians have become the most popular entertainment choice for corporate events, weddings, birthdays and dinner parties over the last decade or so. They're still the first choice for children's parties, but thanks to television shows like, Britain's Got Talent, magicians are often on the short list for audiences of a more mature nature.

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There is something extra special about seeing a professional magician up close and in the flesh, especially when you simply cannot figure out how they did it.

A decent magician will have everybody enthralled as they perform improvised magic while mingling with your guests, or put on a more conventional cabaret style stage show. However, what type of magician do you want?


Before you do anything else, take a good look at the list of guests who are attending your party. Think of the sort of event you are holding and the age brackets of people who'll be present. Having a sense of the expectations of your guests will help you to ask the right questions of your prospective magician.

Since every function is different, you'll need to appreciate precisely what you want from your magician, so you do not get it wrong and hire the wrong magic style. You could be mistaken in booking a magician without doing this elementary research. Wedding parties usually involve a wide mix of age groups, and a magician who is more used to events like hen parties or stag parties might not be the ideal choice. On the other hand, a children's magician at a wedding party might be embarrassing for both the happy couple, and the magician.

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Close-up magic tricks are always a popular choice for parties and informal occasions, but you can also pick from sleight of hand magicians, pick-pockets and street style magicians. Corporate and formal events will need a timed show presented to the entire audience, and in such cases look for corporate, cabaret or stage magicians.

Mind readers and mentalists are also great fun and will confound everybody, not only the chosen targets. Mind reading is a well loved classic, but a modern twist has audience members reading the magician's mind and turns it into something new entirely.


Experience is key when it comes to magic. A magician in Banbury with a lot of experience will be able to change their act to suit different situations, in a professional and seamless manner. If things goes awry during a trick, as sometimes occurs, a seasoned magician will turn it to his advantage and make it a part of the show, whereby someone just setting out in the profession may be flustered by the mistake. This is part and parcel of the skills an experienced and professional magician brings to the table as they perform.

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Working the crowd and making certain everyone is included is another skill borne from experience. What you certainly don't want at your event or party in Banbury is a magic act that causes embarrassment or insult, with remarks that don't suit the guest list. The capacity to interact with all guests of any background or age is a pre-requisite for any professional magician in Banbury. A magician should be able to engage with your guests and put them at ease as he performs.

Although the workings of some tricks can be guessed at, a professional magician should not ever reveal the secrets behind their magic. They can't rely on a script, unless it's a cabaret act, and even then it needs to be readily adapted should the necessity arise. A magician shouldn't just rock up to your event in Banbury, knock out a few basic tricks and walk away, they need to perform, interact and ensure they give your guests a real "OMG" moment.

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There are plenty of adverts and websites for magicians and entertainers in the Banbury area. Whether they are individual performers, or part of an entertainment company, you want the best you can get within your price range. Testimonials from neighbours or friends is always an excellent way to track down a professional magician in Banbury. Keep in mind the type of function they held, and whether it is much like yours in the expectations and ages of the partygoers.

Make an initial enquiry with 2 or 3 local agencies or magicians in Banbury and ask them for quotes. You will be looking for the following answers from each:

Style - Are they stage magicians or do they perform close up magic as they mingle amongst tables and guests.

Experience - Have they entertained at many functions/parties, and how long have they been working as a professional magician.

Performance - If a stage magician, do they perform a one off show, or will they also mingle afterwards and perform more magical tricks for your guests.

Suitability - Try not to make the oversight of booking a kid's magic act for an all adult function.

Choosing the most suitable magician from the answers that they give may mean that you don't automatically opt for the lowest priced magician in Banbury; but you will have made the best choice. You will be reassured at this point that your chosen magician will be prepared to liven up your event and create a memorable and unique party for everyone concerned.


With no conventional qualifications or potential for career advancement, magicians are trained in total secrecy, or in many cases teach themselves. There are of course plenty of locally based magic clubs that share tricks and offer support, but the biggest and most prestigious membership for any magician is The Magic Circle.

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Only the best magicians and entertainers on the planet are able to become part of the most desirable membership in the sector. The Magic Circle is extremely demanding when it comes to its membership, and any magician hoping to gain access must be put forward by two currently active members, take an interview and prove their magic abilities.

The interview and demonstration must be successfully passed before the final vote by the Magic Circle Council committee is made. These stages have to all be surpassed before any magician can call themselves a member of the famed The Magic Circle.


A footnote on magicians for kid's parties; a professional kids magician will not be upset or offended if you ask about references and background checks. Anybody who advertises as working with kids should be checked as a matter of course, and kid's magicians are no different.

A good kid's magician in Banbury will be able to configure the content of their act to keep any gathering of youngsters amused, no matter what their age group. Some might have particular age ranges their material is more appropriate for, and they ought to ask you what the ages of the children at your party are. With the fast pace of keeping children entertained, the magician must also be an excellent performer who can readily adapt the situation changes.

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All throughout Oxfordshire you will be able to find magicians who'll offer various magic acts for different functions and events. If you cannot find the right magician in Banbury itself then you will surely be able to find one nearby.

Types of Magic Trick

  • Transportation Tricks - Magic tricks where something is made to move from one place to another.
  • Levitation Magic - Gravity defying tricks where an object is made to float in mid-air.
  • Production Tricks - Tricks where something is produced from nothing.
  • Transposition Tricks - Tricks where two or more objects swap places with each other.
  • Suspension Tricks - Magic acts where an object is made to float with the assistance of another object.
  • Penetration Tricks - Magic tricks where a solid object passes through another.
  • Transformation Tricks - Magic tricks where an object is transformed into something else.
  • Escape Acts - Magic tricks where a magician or their assistant escapes from a restraining device.
  • Vanishing Acts - Tricks where something is made to disappear altogether.
  • Restoration Acts - Tricks where something is destroyed and then restored to how it was.

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Recent Oxfordshire magician customer enquiries: Haydn Bowman and Matilda Bowman asked about booking a one hour magic show for a kid's party in Stanton Harcourt. Maizie Pipe and Odin Pipe asked about booking a thirty minute magic show for a party in Middle Barton, Oxfordshire. Herbie Saunders asked about the cost of booking a twenty minute magic show for an event in Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire. Aleksander Blundell wanted to book a 40 minute magic show for an event in Holton, Oxfordshire. Leonie and Heath Abbas recently asked for a quote for a twenty minute magic show for a birthday party in Faringdon, Oxfordshire. Deborah and Ernie Borland wanted to book a fun magic show for a party in Blewbury. Bruno Rich and Aizah Rich asked about booking a twenty minute magic show for a corporate event in Rotherfield Peppard. Zachariah and Cora Wiltshire asked about booking a one hour magic show for a birthday party in Uffington.


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Magicians have recently performed in these Banbury streets and roads - Church Hill, Banbury Hill, Talbot Close, Acorn Way, Strangers Hill, Stanwell Drive, Chapel Close, Amos Court, Swan Lane, Astrop Gardens, Creampot Lane, Shepherds Close, The Leys, Brinkburn Grove, Schofields Way, Banesberie Close, The Paddocks, Spinney Drive, The Stile, Butchers Row, Craster Court, Thorpe Way, The Willows, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury Road, Silver Street North, Brunswick Place, Broad Street, The Pound, as well as these local Banbury postcodes: OX16 0DY, OX16 0DL, OX15 6EL, OX16 0JT, OX16 0HN, OX16 0HD, OX16 0AY, OX16 0JE, OX16 0HS, OX16 0EW.

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(This magician Banbury content was reviewed and updated on 25-08-2023)