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Magician Derry Northern Ireland (BT47): When you're trying to find that little extra something for your event or party in the Derry area, and you would like a magical evening that everyone will remember; you need to bring in a magician.

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Magicians have become the subject of a huge surge in popularity in recent times, and have become the ideal entertainment choice for dinner parties, birthdays, wedding receptions and corporate events in Derry. They're still extremely popular for kids parties, but thanks to TV shows such as, Britain's Got Talent, magicians are an automatic choice for more mature audiences.

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There's something special about seeing a skilled magician up close and in the flesh, especially when you cannot work out how they did it.

A good magician will have everyone enthralled as they demonstrate improvised magic as they mingle with the guests, or put on a more conventional cabaret style stage show. So, how do you pick out what magician is best for your party in Derry?


The first thing you should do is look at which people are attending your event or party. Consider the type of event you're holding and the ages of guests who'll be there. Picking the best magician, and asking them the appropriate questions should be easier when you have some idea of what you are expecting from them.

As every event is different, you will need to understand what you expect from your magician, so that you do not get it wrong and hire the wrong type. By doing your research and knowing precisely what you need, you lessen the chance of hiring an inappropriate choice of magician. If your event is a formal corporate function or a mix of adults and children, you will not want a risqué magician who would go down a storm at a hen party of stag party. At the other end of the scale, a magician who usually does children's parties might not have the finesse for a wedding reception or a corporate event, causing embarrassment all round.

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Close-up table magic is always a popular choice for parties and informal occasions, but you can also book sleight of hand experts, street magicians and pick-pockets. For more formal functions you may prefer a stage, after dinner cabaret, or corporate magician.

Mind readers and mentalists are also very entertaining and are certain to leave an impact on everybody, not simply the chosen targets. Mind reading is a timeless classic, but a modern twist has audience members reading the magician's mind and changes it into something completely new.


Experience is key when it comes to magic. A seasoned Derry magician will be able to adapt their act to suit different situations, in a seamless and professional fashion. Sometimes magic tricks go awry, and you want somebody who can transform such mishaps into a part of the act and not dry up. Having the experience and confidence to accomplish this cannot be learnt overnight.

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Working the crowd and making sure all the guests are included is another skill that is gained from years of experience. What you do not want at your party or event in Derry is a magic act that causes embarrassment or insult, with remarks that are unsuitable for your guests. A professional magician will be able to interact with all your guests, irrespective of background or age. A magician should be able to engage with your guests and put them at ease as he or she performs.

It is also the mark of a good magician not to expose his (or her) secrets, or have tricks that are obvious to deduce. Also, they should not rely on rigidly scripted material, since entertaining a live audience can bring surprises at every turn. A genuine magician will be a performer at your party in Derry, who offers guests with an unforgettable OMG moment, not someone who thoughtlessly strolls around doing the odd magic trick every so often before departing with his wages.

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There are lots of web pages and adverts for magicians and entertainers in and around Derry. Whether they're part of a large entertainment company, or individual performers, you want the best for your budget. If you have been to a neighbour's party where you watched a good magician's show, ask for their phone number and what they cost. Remember the kind of function they held, and whether it is akin to yours in the expectations and ages of partygoers.

Pick out at least three magicians who you think will be suited to your party in Derry and make a preliminary enquiry either with them or their agency. You're seeking to learn:

Style - Will they do a stage performance for the whole crowd, or will they interact with your guests?

Performance - For how long does the performance last, if it's a cabaret style magician, or whether they're an up-close magician who mixes and interacts with your guests, what time will they start and finish?

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

Suitability - Do they see themselves as kid's entertainers, or are they appropriate for older, more mature audiences.

Once you have all your answers, together with, the charges - you can pick a magician for your function. All you need to do now is settle back and enjoy the whole experience as your magician gets your party started, and makes it an unforgettable event for all of your guests.


With no conventional qualifications or career progression, magicians are trained in relative secrecy, or in many cases are self-taught. Lots of magicians of all ages are members of magic clubs based all around the United Kingdom, although the one they all want to be invited to join is the prestigious, Magic Circle.

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Only the leading magicians are accepted as members of the Magic Circle, and if it's possible to book one of these for your celebration in Derry you should jump at the chance. The Magic Circle is incredibly particular about accepting new members, and any prospective magician must be invited by 2 currently active members, sit an interview and then demonstrate their magical abilities.

If they pass these two stages the final say on whether or not they can become a member is made by the ruling Magic Circle Council. Only when these steps have been taken can a magician enter into the famed halls of magic and be proud to realise they are at the peak of their career.


A professional kids magician should be willing to produce background check documents and will never be offended if you request to look at them. Any person who advertises that they work with kids should be checked as a part of industry standards, and kids magicians are no different.

Energy and entertainment are foundation of a kid's magician repertoire, and they need to be able to keep all ages of kids captivated during their show. Some might have particular age ranges that their act is more appropriate for, and they should ask you what age group your party is for. A children's magician is also a performer who should be able to adapt and change swiftly to keep the children interested and amazed over the course of the show.

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All throughout Northern Ireland you will be able to find professional magicians who'll provide various services for different events and preferences. If you cannot find a satisfactory magician in Derry itself then you will surely be able to find one nearby.


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In Raftery Close, Blighs Gardens, Dunluce Court, Waveney Mews, Thornhill Park, Gogarty Close, Dunhugh Park, Adair Street, Killala Park, Rinmore Drive, Strabane Old Road, Glenabbey Square, Henry Street, Belgrave Park, Cranford Crescent, Glendale Gardens, Mountjoy Terrace, Cheadle Park, Temple Park, Butlers Wharf Mews, Rosemount Avenue, Rathmore Park, Lansdowne Road, Lenamore Gardens, Heathfield, Union Hall Place, Belt Road, Joseph Place, Culmore Park, Garden City Lower, as well as these local Derry postcodes: BT47 2DQ, BT47 2JE, BT47 2DN, BT47 2NP, BT47 2JD, BT47 2JG, BT47 2EH, BT47 2LR, BT47 2LL, BT47 3NX, people have just recently held magic shows.

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