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Magician Plymouth Devon (PL1): If you're planning a special party or event in the Plymouth area, and you want to make it unique and unforgettable, why not think about hiring a magician.

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Magicians have become one of the most popular entertainment choices for birthdays, corporate events, dinner parties and weddings over the last few years. They're still very popular for children's birthday parties, but owing to TV programs such as, Britain's Got Talent, magicians are an automatic choice for audiences of a more mature nature.

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Having a talented magician at your table or perform in front of you with close up magic is a terrific experience, and one which will leave you wondering the mystical secrets behind the tricks.

From mingling with guests and performing impromptu magic tricks, to a conventional stage show; a skilled magician will have everyone at your function looking on mesmerised. But what kind of magician will you need?


The first thing you need to do is look at which people are attending your party or event. Think about the sort of event you're holding and the ages of the people who'll be present. Choosing the most suitable magician, and asking them the right questions will be easier when you have some idea of what you are expecting from them.

The variations between a fun party and a corporate event can be massively different and you could hire the wrong type of magician if you fail to research or recognise your precise requirements. By doing this elementary research and knowing just what you want, you lessen the chances of booking an inappropriate choice of magician. An adult entertainer may have magic tricks more appropriate for a stag party or hen party than to a formal corporate event, or a function where kids are in attendance. Alternatively, a kids magician at a wedding reception might be a bit embarrassing for the happy couple, and the magician.

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Informal occasions and parties are perfect for sleight of hand experts, street style magicians and close-up magic who'll intermingle with guests as they work. For more formal gatherings you should consider a corporate, stage, or after dinner cabaret magician.

Very exciting for all ages are mentalists and mind readers, who can keep an audience second guessing for long after the show. Certain magicians can even switch this round and get a member of the audience to read their mind - the ultimate twist to a classic magic trick.


Experience and confidence are the key weapons in a magician's armoury. Plymouth magicians with many years of experience behind them will be much more able to adapt and change to a group's different personalities than a magician who is just getting started in the business. If things goes wrong during a trick, as sometimes occurs, a seasoned magician will turn it to his or her advantage and turn it into part of the show, whereas somebody just setting out in the profession could become flustered over the mistake. Gaining the experience and confidence to achieve this cannot be learned overnight.

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A skilled magician will also have the experience of working the audience to good advantage. When a magician in Plymouth finds this hard to achieve, it can easily turn into a rather embarrassing experience for everybody. What you actually want is a magician who can talk to anybody at your event on their level, or as near to it as possible. A magician should be able to engage with your guests and put them at ease as he (or she) performs.

There'll always be individuals who wish to know exactly how particular tricks are done; a good magician should never use tricks that are simple to deduce, or disclose their innermost secrets. They cannot make use of scripting, unless it is a set cabaret style act, and even then it needs to be free flowing and ready for adaptation should the need arise. You will be looking for a performer who interacts with the guests and gives your event a real OMG moment to remember, not just somebody who strolls in, does a few basic tricks, pockets the fee and leaves.

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If you search on the internet you'll find a good few magicians in the Plymouth area available to book. You can choose from individuals or book through a larger entertainment company to try and find the best value for money. If you've been to a neighbour's party where you watched a good magician's performance, get their telephone number and ask what they cost. Keep in mind the type of function that they held, and if it is similar to yours in the expectations and ages of partygoers.

Choose 2 or 3 local magicians you think will be suitable for your party in Plymouth and make an initial enquiry with them or their management team. You are seeking to learn:

Performance - How long is the performance, if it is a stage magician, or if they're a close-up magician who mingles with your guests, what time do they start and conclude?

Experience - For how long have they been performing as a professional magician, and roughly how many events have they attended, or shows have they given?

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

Suitability - Inform them about the type of function you're staging, i.e. children's birthday, hen/stag party, wedding reception etc, and ask if they can perform for that demographic.

Choosing the best suited magician from the answers they give may mean that you don't opt for the lowest priced magician in Plymouth; however you will have made a good choice. You should be positive at this point that your magician will be ready to set your event off with a bang and create a memorable and unique party experience for everybody.


With no formal qualifications or career progression, magicians learn their art in relative secrecy, or in many cases are self-taught. Lots of magicians are members of magic clubs based all around the United Kingdom, although the one that they all aspire to join is the prestigious, Magic Circle.

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Any Plymouth magician who can display Magic Circle membership has proven their skill and ability to the world's prominent magicians. To be accepted as a member you first have to be supported by two existing members, before the interview and demonstration stages can be held.

Only if they pass these stages will a judgment be made by the Council of the Magic Circle on whether to accept the membership. These stages must all be surpassed before any magician can be called a member of The Magic Circle.


Entertaining children is something of a specialist art and a professional kid's magician will completely understand your requirement to view any background check documents before you book them. All people who work with children must have a background check done, and kids magicians are amongst those that do.

Entertainment and energy are the foundation of a children's magician's skillset, and they need to be able to keep kids of all ages captivated during the course of the show. Informing a children's magician of the age-range of the youngsters attending your party, will enable them to modify their show to match the children effectively. With regards to kids parties in Plymouth, your magician must be entertaining as well as performing magic tricks, and must be able to quickly adapt to fast changing circumstances.

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Magicians are available to perform in Plymouth and also in: Hartley, Devonport, Plym Bridge, Wembury, Bickleigh, Peverell, Torpoint, North Prospect, Lipson, Estover, Pomphey, Mutley, Camels Head, Keyham, Derriford, Home Park, as well as in these postcodes PL1 1DH, PL1 1NJ, PL1 1DE, PL1 2LZ, PL1 1EJ, PL1 1AS, PL1 1BG, PL1 1LA, PL1 2HZ, PL1 1RQ. Locally based Plymouth magicians will probably have the postcode PL1 and the telephone code 01752. Simply click on the "quote" banner to get specifics of magicians in your location.

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All throughout Devon you will be able to find magicians who will offer various magic acts for different functions and events. If you're unable to find a satisfactory magician in Plymouth itself then you will surely be able to uncover one nearby.

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There is a wide range of magic that can be performed by your local Plymouth magician including mind reading, close-up magic tricks Plymouth, parlour magic tricks, street magic acts, corporate magic, quick change magic tricks Plymouth, comedy magic tricks, bizarre magic acts Plymouth, classic magic tricks, wedding magic, mechanical magic acts, vanishing acts, levitation magic acts, contemporary magic Plymouth, suspension magic, card tricks, magic acts in Plymouth, stage magic tricks, and lots more. Simply send in an enquiry and see what we can provide for your party or event.

Different Magic Tricks

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

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Some Plymouth streets and roads where magicians have recently performed - Tamar Avenue, Castle Carey Gardens, Tintagel Crescent, Church Park Road, Durwent Close, The Spinney, Tyndale Close, Shortwood Crescent, Babbacombe Close, Bourne Close, Churchway, Claremont Street, Duncan Street, Skylark Rise, Springhill, Collingwood Villas, St Mary Street, Dunkeswell Close, Dickens Road, Trematon Terrace, De La Hay Avenue, Drakes Close, Torridge Way, St Dunstans Terrace, St Lawrence Mews, Stangray Avenue, Tapson Drive, Cockington Close, Tavy Place, Dale Gardens, as well as the following local Plymouth postcodes: PL1 1DH, PL1 1NJ, PL1 1DE, PL1 2LZ, PL1 1EJ, PL1 1AS, PL1 1BG, PL1 1LA, PL1 2HZ, PL1 1RQ.

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