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Magician Helston Cornwall (TR13): When you're trying to find something a little bit extra for your party or event in the Helston area, and you want a magical evening that no-one will forget; you need to hire a magician.

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Magicians have become one of the most popular entertainment choices for dinner parties, birthdays, weddings and corporate events over the last decade or so. There has been a significant shift from them being seen as children's entertainers, and have now become a regular choice for adult audiences.

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Having a professional magician perform close-up magic at your table is an incredible experience, and one which will certainly leave you curious about the mysteries behind the tricks.

From mingling with your guests and performing impromptu magic, to a conventional stage show; a good magician will have everybody at your event looking on amazed. The most challenging part is picking a suitable magician for your party or event in Helston.


Before getting in touch with an entertainment company or magician you should to begin with take a good look at your event guest list. It goes without saying that a dinner party will need a different kind of magician to a children's party. Having a concept of the expectations of your guests will help you ask the right questions of a potential magician.

Since every function is different, you will need to appreciate precisely what you expect from your magician, so you do not make a mistake in hiring the wrong magic style. You could make a big mistake in booking a magician without doing this elementary research. If your party is a combination of adults and children, or a formal corporate occasion, you'll not want to book a risqué magician who may go down a storm at a stag or hen party. Alternatively, a kids magician at a wedding function may be a little embarrassing for both the happy couple, and the magician.

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Informal occasions and parties are a great place for close-up magic, street magicians and sleight of hand experts who'll intermingle with guests as they perform. If your event is in a more formal setting, or needs to be performed within a set time frame, look at booking a cabaret, stage or corporate magician to wow the whole audience.

Popular to people of any age, and always keeps folks guessing are mind readers and mentalists. Certain masters of magic can even switch this round and get the audience to read their mind - the perfect twist to a classic magic trick.


Confidence and experience are the ultimate weapons in a magician's armoury. Helston magicians with years of experience in their lockers will be far more able to adapt and change with an audience's different personalities than a magician who is just starting out in the business. If something goes awry during a magic trick, as sometimes occurs, an experienced magician will turn it to his advantage and make it a part of the show, whilst a person just starting up in the profession might be flustered by the mistake. Gaining the experience and confidence to achieve this cannot be learnt overnight.

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Working the audience and making certain that everyone is included is another skill borne from years of experience. What you don't need at your event or party in Helston is a performer who causes insult or embarrassment, with remarks that don't suit your guests. A professional magician will be capable of interacting with every guest, irrespective of age or background. A magician should be able to put your guests at ease and engage with them as he or she performs.

It's also the mark of a skilled magician not to give away his (or her) secrets, or have magic tricks that are far too obvious. They cannot rely on scripting, unless it's a cabaret act, and even then it needs to be ready for adaptation should the necessity arise. A true magician should be a performer at your event in Helston, who offers your guests with a memorable OMG moment, not somebody who wistfully walks around the room doing a magic trick here and there before pocketing the fee and departing.

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Helston has a reasonable amount of talented entertainers and magicians available for you function. You'll be able to choose from individuals or go through a larger entertainment company to try and find the best value for money. If you have been to a friend's party where you saw a decent magician's show, ask for their number and how much they cost. If you do ask for testimonials from friends or family, ask about what kind of celebration they held in order to compare it with your planned event.

Make a preliminary enquiry with two or three magicians or management companies in Helston and ask them for price quotes. You will be interested in answers to the following from each:

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

Performance - Will it be a one-off cabaret style stage show, or will it be separated to provide a whole evening of magical entertainment?

Suitability - Let them know the form of gathering you're holding, i.e. kid's birthday party, wedding celebration, stag/hen party etc, and ask if they can perform for that demographic.

Style - Will they interact and mingle with your guests, or will they perform in front of the?

Once you've got your replies, and of course, the charges - you can pick out a magician for your function. You will now be able to take it easy, with the entertainment organised, and join in the magical performance with your guests on the day.


With no official qualifications or possibility of career progression, magicians learn their art in relative secrecy, or in many cases are self-taught. There are of course lots of locally based magic clubs that share tricks and offer support, however the biggest and most exclusive honour for any magician is to be a member of The Magic Circle.

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Only the leading magicians are even considered for membership of the Magic Circle, and if you are able to book one of these for your event in Helston you should jump at the chance. There's no guaranteed membership of the Magic Circle and those applying must be approved by 2 active members before they are invited to take an interview and, if this is successful, proceed to demonstrate their magic.

The interview and demonstration stage have to be successfully negotiated before the final decision by the Council of the Magic Circle is made. Only then can the successful magician enter into the famed halls of magic and have pride in knowing they're at the apex of their career.


A footnote on magicians for kids parties; professional kid's magicians will not be offended if you enquire about references and background check documents. As a kid's magician will by distinction be in fairly close contact with youngsters, there is a requirement for them to have been DBS background checked by the authorities.

A professional kids magician in Helston can keep a group mesmerised and entertained. Magicians will sometimes stress the age brackets their material is more suited for and it is important that you let them know the age range of the children at your event. When it comes to kid's parties in Helston, your magician needs to be entertaining as well as performing magic tricks, and needs to be able to adapt quickly to rapidly changing circumstances.

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There are a wide range of magic acts that can be performed by your local Helston magician including shock magic, pickpocket magic tricks, virtual magic, Christmas party entertainment Helston, children's entertainment, comedy magic tricks, stage illusions, magical illusions, vanishing acts, mechanical magic, mathemagic Helston, street magic tricks, magician quotations, wedding magic shows Helston, stage magic, mind reading, card magic, card tricks, transformation magic in Helston, classic magic tricks, party magic in Helston, penetration magic tricks, contemporary magic acts, magic acts, and much more. Just send in an enquiry and see what is on offer for your event or party. These are just a handful of the activities that can be performed by a local magician. Helston professionals will inform you of their full range of magic shows.

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In the Cornwall area you'll also locate: St Gennys magicians, Playing Place magicians, St Erney professional magicians, St Blazey magic acts, Lanner professional magicians, Mawnan Smith magicians, Wadebridge close-up magic, St Goran magicians, Feock magic acts, St Eval magicians, Ponsanooth professional magicians, Lansallos magicians, Mabe close-up magic, St Gluvias magicians, Tregoney professional magicians, Lelant magicians, Fowey close-up magic, St Erme magic acts, Colan professional magicians, Stokeclimsland professional magicians, Mullion magic acts, St Teath close-up magic, Porthleven magic acts, Perranuthnoe close-up magic, Callington magic acts, Perranuthnoe magic acts, Maker magicians, Menheniot magic acts.

All throughout Cornwall you should be able to find magicians who will offer various magic acts for different functions and events. If you can't find the perfect magician in Helston itself then you should be able to find one close by.

Different Kinds of Magic Trick

  • Levitation Magic - Gravity defying magic tricks where an object is made to float.
  • Restoration Acts - Magic tricks where an object is destroyed and then restored to how it was.
  • Transformation Tricks - Magic tricks where an object is transformed into a different object.
  • Escape Acts - Tricks where a magician or assistant escapes from a restraining device.
  • Transportation Tricks - Magic tricks where an object is made to move from one location to another.
  • Suspension Tricks - Magic acts where an object is made to float aided by another object.
  • Penetration Tricks - Tricks where a solid object passes through another solid object.
  • Transposition Tricks - Tricks where two or more objects swap places with each other.
  • Production Tricks - Tricks where something is produced from nothing.
  • Vanishing Acts - Tricks where something is made to disappear completely.

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Around Helston

Some Helston streets where magicians have recently performed - Degibna Lane, Lower Well Lane, Parc Eglos, Nanscober Place, Tenderah Road, Trenethick Avenue, Vyvyan Place, Nans Kestenen, Glynn Avenue, Treveth Lane, Beacon Parc, Trenethick Close, Millennium Way, Church Street, Gwarth An Drae, Cross Street, Lady Street, Trevenen Road, Pasmore Road, Park An Harvey, Trenethick Parc, Clodgey Way, Grylls Parc, Bullock Lane, Fir Close, Hawkins Way, Lowarth Close, Parc Ledden, Clodgey Lane, as well as the following Helston area postcodes: TR13 8LQ, TR13 0SL, TR13 0SB, TR13 8FU, TR13 8FS, TR13 8LH, TR13 8AE, TR13 8LL, TR13 8HL, TR13 8AT. Folks in these places recently booked a magician. Helston residents benefited from professional magic shows in all cases.

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(This magician Helston page was edited and updated on 25-08-2023)