Magician Basildon Essex (SS12 and SS13): Whenever you're searching for something a little bit extra for your party or event in the Basildon area, and you'd like an enchanting evening that everybody will remember; you need to book a magician.
Over the last couple of decades, magicians have become a very popular choice for providing the entertainment at weddings, corporate events, dinner parties and birthdays in Basildon. There's been a huge shift from them being viewed as purely kid's entertainers, and are now regularly chosen for the more mature audience.
There is something extra special about seeing a skilled magician up close, particularly when you can't work out how they did it.
A quality magician will have everybody enthralled as they perform impromptu magic as they mingle with your guests, or put on a more formal cabaret stage show. So, how do you choose what magician you need for your party in Basildon?
CHOOSING THE BEST PROFESSIONAL MAGICIAN IN BASILDON
The first thing you need to do is consider the people who are attending your party or event. Is it a corporate event, wedding reception, kid's party or other occasion that you want a magician for? Having a picture of the expectations of your guests should help you ask the right questions of a potential magician.
The difference between a corporate event and that of a fun party can be quite different and you may hire the wrong type of magician if you fail to research or recognise your precise requirements. By doing your research and knowing precisely what you want, you reduce the chances of hiring an inappropriate style of magician. If your party is a mix of adults and children, or a formal corporate function, you won't want to hire a risqué magician who would go down a storm at a hen party of stag party. Alternatively, a kid's magician at a wedding event may be somewhat embarrassing for the happy couple, and the magician.
STYLES OF MAGIC
Informal parties allow close up magic to be demonstrated to small groups, and pickpockets and sleight of hand magicians performing street magic normally go down a storm. Formal and corporate events may require a timed show performed to the whole audience, and in cases like this consider stage, corporate or cabaret magicians.
Very exciting for all ages are mind readers and mentalists, who are able to keep the whole audience second guessing for long after the show. Mind reading is a well loved classic, but a modern twist has audience members reading the magician's mind and changes it into something completely new.
PERSONALITY AND EXPERIENCE
In magic, as with many other things in life, confidence is key. Confidence comes from experience, and a good Basildon magician can quickly adapt to ever changing situations amongst your guests. From time to time magic tricks don't work, and you need a magician who can transform such mishaps into an integral part of the act and not freeze. This is a part of the skills an experienced and professional magician has to offer as they perform.
A skilled magician will also know how to work the crowd successfully. If your Basildon magician can't do this it's probable you'll end up with a cringe worthy experience that's embarrassing. A talented magician will be able to interact with all your guests, irrespective of age or background. What turns a good magician into an amazing one, is the ability to make all your guests feel comfortable, particularly if they have volunteered to take part in a trick.
There'll always be guests who want to know exactly how specific tricks are done; a good magician should never disclose their secrets, or perform tricks which are easy to deduce. They should also not make use of scripted material, since entertaining a live audience can throw up unexpected surprises at every turn of the cards. You'll want to book a performer who interacts with your guests and gives your event an authentic "OMG" moment, not just somebody who strolls in, does a few simple tricks, pockets the fee and vanishes.
FINDING A TOP NOTCH BASILDON MAGICIAN
There are lots of web pages and adverts for party magicians and entertainers in the Basildon area. Finding a magician who fits your budget might be easier through an agency. If you have been to a friend's party where you saw a decent magician's act, get their telephone number and ask what they cost. If you do seek testimonials from relatives or friends, ask about what kind of event they held so as to compare it with your proposed event.
Get quotes from 2 or 3 magicians or management companies in Basildon when you make your initial enquiries. You're seeking to determine:
Performance - For how long does the show last, whether it's a cabaret style magician, or if they are an up-close magician who mixes and interacts with your guests, what time do they start and conclude?
Experience - Have they done shows at many events/functions, and for how long have they been a magician.
Suitability - Do they regard themselves as a younger person's entertainer, or are they appropriate for older, more mature audiences.
Style - Will they mingle and interact with your guests, or will they perform in front of the?
Don't pick the cheapest quote, consider how each one will work within your plan and pick according to suitability. You should now be able to relax, with everything organised entertainment wise, and join in the magical experience on the day.
QUALIFICATIONS AND AFFILIATIONS
With no official qualifications or possibility of career advancement, magicians learn their craft in relative secrecy, or in many cases are self-taught. Many magicians of all ages become members of magic clubs based all around the UK, but the one that they all aspire to join is the prestigious, Magic Circle.
Only the best magicians are accepted into the Magic Circle, and if it's possible to book such a person for your celebration in Basildon you'll be honoured. There's no guaranteed membership and applicants have to be put forward by 2 current members before being invited to take part in an interview and, if this is successful, proceed to demonstrate their magic skills.
Only if they pass all stages will the vote be cast by the Magic Circle Council on whether to approve the membership. Only then can a magician enter the famous halls of magic and be proud to say they're at the apex of their field.
CHILDREN'S MAGICIANS BASILDON
Performing to children isn't always straightforward and a professional kids magician will understand fully a request to see any background check documents and references before booking. Because a kid's magician will obviously be around youngsters, there's a need for them to have been DBS background checked by the police.
A seasoned kids magician in Basildon should be able to shape their act to keep any group of youngsters amused, no matter what their age. Letting a children's magician know the age group of the youngsters attending your party, will enable them to personalise their performance to suit the audience successfully. With the hectic pace of keeping kids amused and entertained, the magician must also be a fantastic performer who can adapt quickly to ever changing environments.
Magicians are available to put on shows in Basildon and also nearby in: Galmington, Billericay, Vange, Corringham, Nevendon, North Benfleet, Rawreth, Rayleigh, Laindon, Bulphan, Eastgate, Runwell, Wickford, Langdon Hills, Pitsea, Dunton, Fobbing, Great Burstead, Crays Hill, and in these postcodes SS13 1JD, SS13 1RT, SS13 1AY, SS13 1DT, SS13 1JE, SS13 1PP, SS12 9JD, SS13 1RQ, SS13 1EJ, SS13 1AJ. Locally based Basildon magicians will probably have the postcode SS12 and SS13 and the telephone code 01268.
There is a range of magic that can be performed by your local Basildon magician including magician quotations in Basildon, bizarre magic acts, stage illusions in Basildon, vanishing acts Basildon, close-up magic acts, classic magic, transposition magic tricks Basildon, pickpocket magic tricks, wedding magic acts, mathemagic, children's magic, mentalism, party magic Basildon, transformation magic acts, escapology, magic acts, shock magic acts, corporate magic acts, and lots more. Simply submit an enquiry and see what is on offer for your event or party.
Essex Magician Enquiries
Recently posted Essex magician requirements: Sultan Radcliffe asked about booking a magic show for a wedding reception in East Tilbury, Essex. Aliya Mcmillan and Angus Mcmillan asked about the cost of booking a 40 minute magic show for a children's party in Panfield. Yasmine Browne recently asked for a price for a one hour magic show for a party in Ingrave, Essex. Theodora Galloway and Kurtis Galloway asked about the cost of booking a magic show for a wedding reception in Boxted. Hallie Grimshaw recently enquired about a one hour magic show for a kids party in Great Baddow, Essex. Skyla Owens recently enquired about a 30 minute magic show for an event in Upminster. Haroon John and Aarya John wanted to book a forty minute magic show for a wedding event in Little Leighs. Mr and Mrs Noble asked about booking a forty five minute magic show for a party in Chadwell St Mary, Essex.
Different Magic Acts
- Suspension Tricks - Magic tricks where something floats in the air with the assistance of another object.
- Restoration Acts - Tricks where an item is destroyed and then restored to how it was.
- Escape Acts - Magic acts where a magician or assistant escapes from a restraining device.
- Penetration Tricks - Magic tricks where a solid object penetrates another.
- Production Tricks - Magic acts where something is produced from nothing.
- Vanishing Acts - Magic acts where something is made to disappear altogether.
- Transformation Tricks - Magic tricks where an object is transformed into a different object.
- Transportation Tricks - Magic tricks where an object is made to move from one place to another.
- Transposition Tricks - Tricks where two or more objects exchange places.
- Levitation Magic - Gravity defying magic acts where something is made to float in mid-air.
In the Essex area you'll additionally find: Ramsey magic acts, Henham close-up magic, Eight Ash Green professional magicians, Rettendon professional magicians, Dedham close-up magic, Horndon on the Hill magicians, Ardleigh professional magicians, Kirkby le Soken magicians, Halstead close-up magic, Finchingfield close-up magic, Barling Magna magicians, Fordham magic acts, Earls Colne magic acts, Shoeburyness close-up magic, Theydon Bois magic acts, Coggeshall close-up magic, Maylandsea magic acts, Bulphan professional magicians, Benfleet close-up magic, Frinton on Sea close-up magic, Tolleshunt Darcy professional magicians, Ramsden Heath magicians, Great Bromley close-up magic, Brightlingsea close-up magic, Little Baddow professional magicians, Rowhedge magicians, Kelvedon magic acts, Tolleshunt Darcy magicians, Purleigh magic acts, Little Baddow magicians.
All throughout Essex you will be able to find professional magicians who'll provide various magic acts for different events and functions. If you cannot find a suitable magician in Basildon itself then you should be able to find one close by.
Magicians Near Basildon
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People who live in the following areas and roads have just recently inquired about magicians - Broadway, Bardfield, Chalvedon Avenue, Cleveland Road, Thetford Place, Chatham Pavement, Timberlog Lane, Crompton Close, Armada Close, Tillingham Green, The Hatherley, Brittania Court, Cannon Court, Delimands, Clarendon Road, Tavistock Road, Takely Ride, Corfe Close, St Nicholas Lane, Sporhams, Alnwick Close, Aimes Green, Buckerills, Barnard Close, Broomfields Mews, Cathedral Drive, Berdens, Chatterford End, Tower Avenue, as well as the following local Basildon postcodes: SS13 1JD, SS13 1RT, SS13 1AY, SS13 1DT, SS13 1JE, SS13 1PP, SS12 9JD, SS13 1RQ, SS13 1EJ, SS13 1AJ.
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