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Bored of the bog standard DJ or band set up? Looking for something surprising or different to entertain your guests? You can still make the magic happen - literally! Book a magician for your event.
Local magicians offer a wealth of fantastic performance options that can bring your party to the next level. With options ranging from stunning variety shows to close-up walkabout acts, you'll sure to find the perfect entertainer for your event! Perhaps you fancy some escape artists or mentalism, instead? At Headliner, we have you covered.
Headliner helps you source great magicians for hire. Whether it's magician hire for weddings, parties or corporate events, we have the best prices around. Find and hire a magician to perform at your event.
At Headliner, we don't need to say the magic words in order to amaze the senses! But if you're waiting for it...Abracadabra! We've magically created the perfect guide on hiring a magician. This guide will explain all the ins-and-outs of booking a Magician and the difference between the different types. We'll explain the differences between cabaret magicians and mind-readers, close-up magicians and comedy magicians, street magicians and stage. You'll learn what to expect when hiring a magician, as well as how to pick the right one for your event.
The most popular types of magic performed by Magicians for private events are:
Close-up magic: Looking for walkabout entertainment for your guests? Look no further than close-up magicians. These artists are incredibly good with their hands and require the minimum amounts of set-up for maximum effect. These magicians will move from table to table delighting your guests with wonderful sleight-of-hand. If you are planning on having a drinks reception for your guests, a close-up magician might be the perfect answer. They can entertain between 20-125 people over a two hour period. It's a fantastic way to get conversations going and works as a perfect ice breaker.
Sleight-of-hand magicians: While close-up magicians do sleight-of-hand, sleight-of-hand magicians specialise in tricks with everyday objects. Whether it's coins, cards, bills or watches, sleight-of-hand magicians will have some trick rolled up their sleeves. Sometimes these acts even include pickpocketing.
Mind readers and Mentalists: These magicians appear to be able to read audience members minds, often 'predicting' the outcome of random events. They achieve this by studying psychological habits and applying techniques and auto-suggestion.
Comedy-magicians: The funniest of the magicians, comedy-magicians combine the art of magic with stand-up comedy! Both funny and mesmerizing.
Stage show magicians: Popularised by Penn and Teller, this kind of magic is often done on a massive stage. These magic shows dream big, often being accompanied by large scale production elements and massive audiences. One can expect glorious stage lights, props, music, and glamorous assistants. With these kinds of performances once can expect daring escapes, levitation or transformation attempts, vanishing acts and even producing something from nothing.
Street magic: Often some of the most televised magic, (think David Blaine and Derren Brown episode), street magicians work with the general public/passersby. They often perform tricks that require some form of audience participation.
All of Headliner's Artists go through an extensive vetting process before being approved to go live on the platform. This is a measure of quality control issued by a member of the Headliner team. This means when putting through an enquiry to any Magicians from Headliner, you are working with the best in the business. Led by the highest standards, all of our Magicians are professional, friendly and experienced. Whether you're looking for a good close-up Magician who can work a wedding reception or perhaps you want a stage-magician to be the main attraction, we have a huge selection to choose from! Now that's Magician hire at its finest!
Headliner Magicians are vetted artists who are well experienced in a variety of functions and discos. From corporate affairs to weddings, birthday parties to club launches, our Magicians come well versed in what’s needed for each function. Ask the Headliner team to help you source the best Magician for your event. Additionally, most of our Magicians have reviews and testimonials on their Headliner profiles showcasing useful references from past clients.
When booking a Magician, it's very important to look at their technical specifications listed online on their Headliner profile. This will list what is included within their price. Magicians required a variety of space and equipment, depending on the type you hire.
All Headliner Magicians are required to be PAT Tested and have Public Liability Insurance.
All the prices and fees listed on the Headliner platform are transparent. Whatever quote you and the Magician agree to is the one you will pay - there are no hidden fees! In order to proceed with booking the right Magician for your event, we recommend that you make sure you understand what their price includes, as well as if any additional equipment is needed. Once a Magician is confirmed, you'll be able to call them directly.
Headliner is the best place for finding local Magicians for hire that you will love! Whether it's north, south, east or west, we have a UK Magician near you. We offer the best wedding magician prices around.
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