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Magician Barnstaple Devon (EX31): Hiring a magician for your party or event in the Barnstaple area, will guarantee you make it an evening to remember for everybody in attendance.

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Magicians have become the subject of a massive surge in popularity in recent years, and are the perfect choice of entertainment for birthdays, dinner parties, weddings and corporate events in Barnstaple. They're still very popular for kid's birthday parties, but thanks to TV shows like, Britain's Got Talent, magicians are sought after by audiences of a more mature nature.

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There is something special about seeing a talented magician up close, particularly when you can't figure out how they did it.

From mingling with guests and performing impromptu magic tricks, to a formal, cabaret style stage show; a skilled magician will have all the guests at your party looking on enthralled. But what style of magician should you hire?


Before doing anything else, study the list of people coming to your party. It's a given that a corporate event will require a different kind of magician to a children's party. Knowing yours, and your guests, expectations from the event will allow you to pick out the most suitable magician.

The variations between a corporate event and that of a fun party can be massively different and you could hire the wrong type of magician if you don't research or recognise your exact requirements. You could be mistaken in booking a magician if you do not do this groundwork. An adult entertainer might have magic that is more appropriate for a stag or hen party than to a corporate event, or a party where young children are present. It is also clear that a children's magic show quite possibly won't be the best thing for more mature, adult audiences.

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Close-up magic is always a popular choice for parties and informal occasions, but you also have the choice of street magicians, pick-pockets and sleight of hand experts. Corporate and formal events will need a timed show performed to your entire audience, and in this case consider stage, corporate or cabaret magicians.

Popular to people of all ages, and sure to keep everybody guessing are mentalists and mind readers. Mind reading is a time honoured classic, but a contemporary twist has the audience reading the magician's mind and turns it into something new.


Experience is key when it comes to magic. Barnstaple magicians with many years of experience in their lockers will be more able to change and adapt to a group's different personalities than a magician just starting out in the profession. Occasionally magic tricks go awry, and you need an individual who can transform such mishaps into a part of the act and not freeze. Having the confidence and experience to achieve this can't be learned overnight.

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A good magician will also have the experience of working the audience effectively. What you certainly don't want at your party or event in Barnstaple is a magic act that causes embarrassment or insult, with comments that don't suit your guests. The capability to communicate with guests of all ages and backgrounds is a pre-requisite for any talented magician in Barnstaple. What turns a reasonable magician into an awesome one, is the ability to make your guests feel comfortable, especially if they've volunteered for a trick.

Although the workings of some magician's tricks can be guessed, a skilled magician should never reveal the secrets behind their magic. A cabaret style magician in Barnstaple, unlike table and close up magicians, can perform to a script, but even then they need to be able to be adaptable and make it flow freely to react to any changes in the circumstances. You'll want to book a magician in Barnstaple who interacts and gives your event a real OMG moment, not somebody who strolls in, knocks out a few tricks and leaves.

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There are many adverts and webpages for magicians and entertainers in the Barnstaple area. You can select from individuals or book through a larger entertainment agency to try and find the best bang for your buck. Testimonials from neighbours or friends is always an effective way to discover an experienced and proven magician in Barnstaple. When given testimonials, don't forget to ask about the age brackets and sort of celebration that the magician attended so that you can compare it to your own event.

Make a preliminary enquiry with at least 3 magicians or agencies in Barnstaple and ask them for price quotes. You're trying to find out:

Experience - For how many years have they been trained as a magician and do they have a portfolio of functions and events where they've performed magic shows.

Performance - If they're a stage magician, do they perform only one performance, or can they also mingle afterwards and perform other magical experiences for your guests.

Suitability - Do not make the error of booking a kid's magic act for an all adult event.

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

Once you have all your responses, and of course, the quotes - you can pick your event's magician. You should now be able to take it easy, with the entertainment organised, and join in the magical experience on the evening.


There are no official qualifications in the magician world, and training that takes place is either self-taught, or undertaken in secrecy. Magic clubs all around the country help magicians of all ages to share hints, tricks and tips, but the most prestigious club of all is The Magic Circle.

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Only the best magicians are accepted into the Magic Circle, and if it's possible to book such a person for your function in Barnstaple you should jump at the chance. To be accepted as a member of the Magic Circle you first have to be put forward by 2 current members, before the interview and demonstration stages can be arranged.

If they pass these stages the final say on whether or not they can become members is decided by the Magic Circle Council. Once all of these demands have been met and verified, a magician will join the respected membership of the world's premier magic club.


Professional kids magicians will be happy to produce background checks and will never be upset or offended if you ask to look at them. Given that a children's magician will be around young children, there is a need for them to have been DBS background checked by the police.

Energy and entertainment are key to a kids magician's skillset, and they must be able to keep all ages of children captivated throughout the entire course of the show. Some may have specific age groups that their act is more suited to, and if that is the case they should ask about the age range at your particular party. When it comes to kids parties in Barnstaple, your magician needs to be able to entertain as well as performing magic tricks, and should be able to quickly adapt to rapidly changing situations.

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Magicians are available for performances in Barnstaple and also nearby in: Strangeways, Roundswell, Goodleigh, Miles Platting, Landkey, Umberleigh, Lydacott, Whiddon Valley, Shirwell, Tawstock, Ashford, Fremington, Swimbridge, Bishops Tawton, Sticklepath, together with these postcodes EX31 1RB, EX31 1NB, EX31 1RZ, EX31 1QU, EX31 1RP, EX31 1JR, EX31 1EX, EX31 1NP, EX31 1QE, EX31 1LG. Locally based Barnstaple magicians will most likely have the postcode EX31 and the telephone dialling code 01271.

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Current Devon magician job posts: Amelia-Lily Robinson asked about booking a thirty minute magic show for a party in Dartington. Emilie and Zain Macintyre wanted to book a 30 minute magic show for a children's party in Loddiswell. Lily-May Peebles asked about booking a twenty minute magic show for a wedding event in Yelverton. Zion Robbins asked about booking a magic show for a kid's party in Kenton, Devon. Diya Burland and Theon Burland asked about booking a one hour show for a birthday party in Exminster. Mr and Mrs Lawlor asked about booking a fun magic show for a kid's party in Brixton, Devon. Jaxon Waters asked about booking a magic show for a birthday party in Kilmington, Devon. Jac and Lillian Darlington wanted to book a twenty minute magic show for an event in Denbury, Devon.

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In the Devon area you will likewise discover: Great Torrington close-up magic, Witheridge close-up magic, Woolacombe magicians, Morchard Bishop magic acts, Ugborough close-up magic, Newton Ferrers close-up magic, Fremington close-up magic, Yealmpton magic acts, Chagford magic acts, Halberton professional magicians, Bere Ferrers professional magicians, South Tawton magic acts, Copplestone close-up magic, Sandford professional magicians, Hatherleigh professional magicians, Great Torrington magicians, Beer professional magicians, West Hill close-up magic, Stoke Gabriel magic acts, Chagford professional magicians, Mary Tavy professional magicians, Dartington magic acts, West Hill professional magicians, Sampford Peverell professional magicians, Landkey magicians, Bere Ferrers close-up magic, Bratton Fleming magic acts, Ogwell magicians.

All throughout Devon you will be able to find magicians who will offer various services for different events and functions. If you cannot find the ideal magician in Barnstaple itself then you should be able to uncover one nearby.


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Also find: Whiddon Valley magicians, Fremington magicians, Lydacott magicians, Miles Platting magicians, Bishops Tawton magicians, Roundswell magicians, Swimbridge magicians, Ashford magicians, Sticklepath magicians, Shirwell magicians, Goodleigh magicians, Umberleigh magicians, Strangeways magicians, Landkey magicians, Tawstock magicians and more.

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Some Barnstaple roads and streets where magicians have recently performed - Cyprus Terrace, Barn Park Road, Sanctuary Close, Crosslands, Ashleigh Road, Tews Lane, Dewberry Drive, St Peters Terrace, Bridge Court, Stoat Park, Summerland Place, Sunnybank, Trentishoe, St Marys Road, South Park, Salem Square, Signal Terrace, Barbican Place, Beechwood Close, Bickington Hill, Brewer Road, Convent Close, St Johns Lane, Denes Road, Abbey Road, The Square, as well as these local Barnstaple postcodes: EX31 1RB, EX31 1NB, EX31 1RZ, EX31 1QU, EX31 1RP, EX31 1JR, EX31 1EX, EX31 1NP, EX31 1QE, EX31 1LG.

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