As an experienced professional magician based in Hampshire, I'm often asked - how does one go about hiring great magicians for a party, wedding or corporate event? Well, you've come to the right place!
In this in-depth blog post, I'll be sharing my ultimate insider tips on finding, comparing and booking the best magicians across Hampshire to create truly memorable and magical celebrations.
A Little About Me:
First, a quick introduction. I'm Stephen Simmons, a skilled magician available for hire across Hampshire and beyond. I specialize in close up magic, cabaret stage shows, mesmerizing illusions, sleight of hand tricks and mind blowing mind reading. Over my many years as a Hampshire magician for hire, I've honed my skills to delight and captivate audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
Below I'll explain why you should hire professional Hampshire magicians like myself, how to find the best magicians for your event, what to look for in the perfect magician, and tips for booking the ideal magician that fits your party or event needs and budget.
So read on to uncover my complete guide to hiring magicians in Hampshire!
Why Hire Professional Magicians in Hampshire?
You may be wondering - what's the big deal about hiring magicians anyway? Well, here are the key benefits:
Interactive, engaging entertainment suitable for all ages - magic gets even the shyest or toughest guests participating and laughing.
Adds an element of wonder and surprise to events - unique "wow" moments that people will remember.
Ice-breaker at parties and events - magic fosters a relaxed, inclusive atmosphere.
Circulating close up magic at dinners and parties brings guests together.
Stage show acts excite and captivate audiences.
Mentalism, mind reading and hypnosis add intrigue, fun and fascination.
Can theme magic to tie in with events - e.g. Christmas parties.
Provides a memorable point of difference compared to just music and food.
Creates talking points that get guests mingling and bonding.
Children's magicians make kids' parties extra special.
So whether it's a wedding, anniversary party, birthday, corporate event or any special occasion, hiring professional Hampshire magicians can take your event to the next level of fun, memorability and enjoyment for guests of all ages.
How to Find Magicians for Hire in Hampshire:
Ready to start looking for talented magicians to hire for your Hampshire-based event? Here are my tips:
Check listings sites like Magic Circle for accredited UK magicians that serve the Hampshire area.
Look at reviews for Hampshire magicians on Facebook and Google to gauge quality.
Search Hampshire magician directories and agencies.
Ask venue managers for magician recommendations - they'll know the reliable pros.
Browse Instagram - lots of magicians showcase their work.
Check Hampshire magician websites - videos will help showcase their magical styles and skills.
What to Look For in a Magician:
Once you've found prospective Hampshire magicians, what should you look for?
Videos demonstrating their magic skills - this gives you a preview of their talent.
Reviews and testimonials - gauge their service, reliability and audience satisfaction.
Experience - how long have they been a professional magician?
Tailored packages - can they customize options to suit your needs and budget?
Style - children's magicians have a different approach to corporate ones.
Personality - a good fit with your event vibe is important.
Local - hiring Hampshire magicians means minimal travel fees.
Top Tips for Booking Magicians in Hampshire:
Ready to book your magician? Here are my top tips:
Reach out to potential magicians well in advance, as the best tend to get booked up.
Provide details on your event, date, location, audience size and demographic.
Get quotes from a few Hampshire magicians to compare pricing.
Communicate your vision, preferences and expectations.
Discuss options for personalized magic to suit your needs.
Book your selected magician and finalize all details - timings, schedule, contracts etc.
Send any performing space requirements and technical rider.
Provide accommodation/parking details if needed.
Give a briefing on the event and audience before the big day.
Relax and get ready for an unforgettable event full of magic and wow moments!
So there you have it - my complete guide to hiring the perfect magicians in Hampshire for your special event! As an experienced professional magician based in Hampshire, I'd love to bring my talents to your next celebration. Get in touch to start planning something magical!