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Magician Poole Dorset (BH15): When you are trying to find that little extra something for your event or party in the Poole area, and you would like a magical evening that nobody will forget; you should bring in a magician.

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Magicians have become one of the most popular entertainment choices for wedding receptions, birthdays, dinner parties and corporate events over the last few years. They're also still the top choice for children's parties, although there has been a significant shift in their popularity for performing at more adult events.

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It is a special experience to watch a skilled magician perform up close, and regardless how desperately you try, not be able to work out the secrets to the magic.

From performing impromptu magic whilst mingling with guests, to a formal stage show; a decent magician will have all the guests at your event looking on amazed. However, what style of magician will you need?


The first thing you need to do is look at the people attending your party or event. Think of the sort of function you're holding and the ages of guests who will be there. Knowing yours, and your guests, expectations from the event should allow you to pick out the best magician.

Since every event is different, you'll need to appreciate precisely what you expect from your magician, so you don't get it wrong and hire the wrong magic style. By doing this elementary research and knowing just what you need, you reduce the risk of booking an inappropriate style of magician. If your party is a combination of children and adults, or a formal corporate occasion, you won't want to book the sort of risqué magician who would work well at a hen party of stag party. It's also obvious that a children's magic act will probably not be suitable for more mature, adult audiences.

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Close-up magic is always a popular choice for informal occasions and parties, but you also have the option of sleight of hand experts, street magicians and pick-pockets. If your event calls for something a bit more formal, or needs to be performed within set times, look at booking a cabaret, stage or corporate magician to amaze the entire audience.

Mentalists and mind readers are also very entertaining and will leave an impact on all the guests, not just the chosen targets. This well loved magic trick can be transformed when the magician switches it around and gets the audience to read their mind.


Experience and confidence are the key weapons in a magician's toolkit. A magician in Poole with a lot of experience should be able to change their act to different situations, in a professional and seamless fashion. Occasionally magic tricks don't work, and you want somebody who can turn these mistakes into an integral part of the act and not dry up. This is part and parcel of the skillset that an experienced and professional magician offers when they perform.

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With experience also comes the knowledge of working the crowd. If a magician cannot do this it's likely you'll end up with a cringe worthy experience that's embarrassing. A professional magician should be capable of interacting with all the guests, irrespective of age or background. What turns a reasonable magician into an awesome one, is the ability to put the audience at ease, especially if they have volunteered to be a part of a trick.

Even though the workings of some tricks can be guessed at, a good magician should not ever reveal the secrets behind their magic. They can't depend on scripting, unless it's a cabaret style act, and even then it must be readily adapted should the necessity arise. You'll be looking for a performer who interacts and gives your event an authentic "OMG" moment, not just someone who strolls in, knocks out a few tricks, pockets the fee and leaves.

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Poole has a fair number of talented party entertainers and magicians available for you event or party. You can choose from individuals or book through an entertainment agency to try to find the best value for money. If you have been to a friend's party where you enjoyed a magician's performance, get their telephone number and find out what they cost. If you do seek recommendations from relatives or friends, ask about what style of event they held so as to compare it with your intended event.

Make an initial enquiry with at least three local management companies or magicians in Poole and ask for quotes. You'll be looking for answers to the following from each of them:

Performance - Will it be a once only cabaret style stage show, or will it be split up to provide an evening of amusement at different times?

Suitability - Don't make the error of hiring a children's magic act for an adults only function.

Style - Are they stage magicians or do they do close-up magic tricks as they mingle with the guests.

Experience - How long have they been trained as a professional magician and do they have a portfolio of functions and events where they've performed.

Don't always pick out the lowest quotation, look at how each one will work within your planning and pick according to suitability. You will now be able to take it easy, with everything organised entertainment wise, and join in the magical experience with your guests on the evening.


There are no official qualifications in the world of magicians, and training that takes place is either self-taught, or carried out with the utmost secrecy. Lots of magicians of all ages are members of magic clubs based all around the UK, although the one they all want to be invited to join is the prestigious, Magic Circle.

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Only the leading magicians and illusionists on the planet are able to become a part of the most desirable membership in the field. To be accepted as a member you first have to be advocated by 2 existing members, before the interview and demonstration stages can be organised.

The interview and demonstration steps must be successfully passed before the ultimate vote by the Magic Circle Council committee is cast. Only then can the successful magician enter the renowned halls of magic and have pride in knowing they're at the peak of their profession.


A professional children's magician will be able to provide background checks and will never be upset or offended if you request to look at them. Any individual who advertises that they work with children should be background checked as a matter of course, and children's magicians are no exception.

Entertainment and energy are the foundation of a kids magician repertoire, and they need to be able to keep kids of all ages captivated during the entire course of their show. Some might have specific age ranges their material is more suitable for, and if that is the case they should ask you what the ages of the children at your party are. With regards to kid's parties in Poole, your magician must be entertaining as well as perform magic, and should be able to quickly adapt to rapidly changing situations.

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In Dorset you'll additionally find: Ferndown professional magicians, Blandford Forum magicians, Bothenhampton professional magicians, Hazelbury Bryan magicians, Child Okeford magic acts, Charminster close-up magic, Sixpenny Handley magicians, Dorchester professional magicians, Portland close-up magic, Cann professional magicians, Stoborough Green magicians, Okeford Fitzpaine magic acts, Marnhull professional magicians, Thornford magic acts, Netherbury magic acts, Lytchett Matravers magicians, Swanage close-up magic, Wimborne Minster close-up magic, Ferndown magicians, Corfe Mullen close-up magic, Beaminster magic acts, West Parley magicians, Burton Bradstock professional magicians, Lyme Regis magic acts, Crossways professional magicians, Cerne Abbas magicians, Thornford professional magicians, Beaminster professional magicians.

Throughout Dorset you should be able to find magicians who'll provide various services for different functions and events. If you cannot find the ideal magician in Poole itself then you should be able to find one close by.

Different Magic Tricks

  • Levitation Magic - Gravity defying magic acts where something is made to float.
  • Penetration Tricks - Magic acts where a solid object penetrates another solid object.
  • Transposition Tricks - Magic acts where two or more objects exchange places.
  • Production Tricks - Magic acts where an object is produced from thin air.
  • Escape Acts - Tricks where a magician or their assistant escapes from some sort of restraining device.
  • Transformation Tricks - Magic tricks where an object is transformed into a different object.
  • Suspension Tricks - Magic tricks where an object floats in the air with the assistance of another object.
  • Restoration Acts - Magic acts where an item is destroyed and then restored to how it was.
  • Vanishing Acts - Magic tricks where an object is made to disappear.
  • Transportation Tricks - Magic tricks where something is made to move from one location to another.

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There is a range of magic that can be performed by your local Poole magician including party magic, pickpocket magic tricks, corporate magic Poole, penetration magic acts in Poole, transportation magic tricks, parlour magic acts, wedding magic, table magic, magic acts Poole, close-up magic tricks, virtual magic, classic magic, contemporary magic, mentalism, transposition magic tricks, escapology, card tricks, street magic tricks in Poole, mathemagic Poole, suspension magic tricks, after-dinner magic, mechanical magic tricks in Poole, and more. Simply submit an enquiry and find out what we can provide for your event or party. These are just a handful of the activities that can be carried out by a local magician. Poole magicians will be happy to inform you of their entire range of magical offerings.


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Homes in St Georges, Steeple Close, Totmel Road, School Lane, Charborough Close, Bodley Road, Stinsford Road, Beccles Close, Caton Close, Alington Close, Turbetts Close, Balston Road, The Quay, Chandos Avenue, Dorchester Road, Salterns Road, De Redvers Road, Box Close, Talbot Drive, Delilah Road, Ashdown Close, Corbiere Avenue, Bright Road, Salisbury Road, Trigon Road, Tarrant Close, Talbot Meadows, Slepe Crescent, Sixpenny Close, Branksome Wood Road, have held magic shows just recently. Magician have also performed in the following local Poole postcodes: BH12 1JA, BH12 1JG, BH12 1HT, BH12 1BW, BH12 1BZ, BH12 1HQ, BH12 1BJ, BH12 1EA, BH12 1HD, BH12 1NT. People in these places recently booked a magician. Poole residents enjoyed professional magic shows in each instance.

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(This magician Poole page was reviewed and updated on 25-08-2023)