The cost to hire a magician for weddings, parties or corporate events can vary quite dramatically depending on the magician that you choose for the event.
There are several factors that decide how much it costs to hire a magician including:
- The skill and reputation of the magician
- The level of demand for the magician
- The duration of the event
- The location of the event
- The style of magic the magician performs
- The date of the event
It's quite similar to hiring any other professional service. The secret is to get a few quotes from different performers, and choose the magician that you feel is right for your budget and the style of event you will be hosting. Using an entertainment agency can be a great way to obtain a number of quotes and find the perfect magician at a cost that is within budget for the event.
It's important to remember that the magician that you hire for your event, will be representing you. It's very easy to hire a cheap magician, but often, the last thing you want at your party is a 'cheap magician. The performer must be skilled, presentable, entertaining and match the type of guests that will be attending. A good magicians agency will be able to fit the perfect magician to your needs at the best price to hire the magician.
Usually magicians don't put their prices on their websites. One of the most common reasons for this is feat that other local magicians will find out how much it costs to hire the magician and undercut the price. How much does it cost to hire a Magician?
The Professional magicians agency offer a range of magicians. If a client does not need a specific 'named' magician, but is happy for us to send any of our Magic Circle magicians, we can offer a lower price. The magician may be 'less established' or still under tuition. Prices to hire a magician like this range from £100 per hour.
The cost to hire a magician may vary at weekends when demand is greater. If the event is far from the nearest magician, then some travel expenses may also be quoted. Very popular dates (New Years eve, bank holidays may be more expensive due to demand.
In order to quote the best price to hire a magician, our booking team will discuss the clients needs and provide a range of magicians at different prices.
The cost to hire a magician in London would be approximately £350 - £450 for 2 hours close-up and walk-around magic.
As well as our standard magicians, Professional Magicians also offer a selection of the best close-up magicians in the UK. These 'named' magicians tend to be very popular, and the cost to hire a magician like this can range from £500 upwards for a typical event.
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Our event planning team is standing by to discuss your requirements. They can provide a range of high quality performers and can give you an exact quote of how much it will cost to hire a magician for your event.