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Event Case Study: Cheshire Magician for a Family Birthday Party at Nunsmere Hall in Northwich

As a Cheshire magician, I’ve performed at Nunsmere Hall a few times. I’ve even been asked to perform at several of their wedding open evenings, to make sure that the brides and grooms have a great time and help build a fun and lively atmosphere with both them and the other wedding suppliers. That’s the …

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Event Planning Basics 101

UPDATED: 30TH JULY 2018 When you’ve been tasked with planning an event, it can seem like a daunting task, especially if it’s a totally new thing and you’re starting from scratch. Sure, there are plenty of things you can do to make your party planning life easier, but it can be easy to get overwhelmed. …

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The AMAZING, TOP SECRET Technique I Used to Beat TEN Magicians to a Gig!!!

UPDATED: 27TH MARCH 2018 I was reading through some old blog posts and came across this one from 2013 (God, that seems so long ago). What struck me most was how the main point – the importance of booking a PROFESSIONAL magician – is increasingly relevant today; a time when pretty much anyone can build …

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If The Tricks Don’t Matter When Booking a Magician (and They Really Don’t), What DOES matter?

UPDATED: 24th JULY 2018 There are a few things that magicians hold secret, including the answers to the usual questions, such as “how did you do that?”, “Where did that go?” and the ever popular, “Why do you have a photo of my mum in your wallet?” The biggest secret professional magicians won’t tell you …

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Read This Before Booking Corporate or Wedding Entertainment via an Agency

UPDATED: 23RD JULY 2018 Note: I feel like I should mention at the outset that this post isn’t an attack on entertainment agencies, talent agencies or the like. I’m very lucky in that I get to work alongside some fabulous ones. This is just a post about my experiences about working with them and how …

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5 Important Questions You Need to Ask Before You Plan a Corporate Event

UPDATED: 14TH JULY 2018 When you’re planning a corporate event or staff party, it can be easy to get bogged down in the small details. Questions like, “What food should we have?”, “Shall we have a theme?” or “Who’s going to tell Janet from shipping that no one likes her and that we don’t want …

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8 Easy Time Management Tips for Event Planners That Will Stop You From Tearing Your Hair Out!

UPDATED: 11TH JULY 2018 I think you’ll agree that planning an event is a hard task. As a job, event planning is a role with a high rate of stress and burnout, even when done well. It’s on a par with hostage negotiator, lion tamer (sans whip and chair) or being a parent to two …

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