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Frozen Parties Nottingham

Frozen Parties Nottingham So recently there has been an up-serge of ‘Frozen’ themed parties, where someone dresses like Elsa and turns up at the party to entertain the children. So here is the check list when finding the right Elsa –          Can they Sing? –          Do they look like Elsa? –          Can they interact with the children? –          Can they fill the duration and keep the children entertained? Unfortunately there is a growing trend of someone buying a cheap blue dress having a fancy website and starting a business. This is not only misleading but it gives people like myself
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Alex Michael – Social Networks

Alex Michael – Social Networks So even though I have performed at hundreds of events I very much like to know that the great people I have met are still doing ok. And equally there is now a time where people book me when they haven’t seen me for 5-10 years!! Wow I am getting old. There are lots of way to link up with me and see what I am up to or even when I am not up to. The engage with Facebook – Here I add photos and reviews and special offers etc. Feel free to Like,
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Why pay full price for a magician when you can do it yourself?

Why would you pay a wedding magician £200 -£700 when you can do it yourself for cheaper. Here is my step by step guide to how you can save some serious cash when booking a magician 1)      First you need some tricks, an easy way to do it is go to an online shop who are the biggest in the business, Hocus Pocus USA maybe and spend a week or so shortlisting and scrolling through their inventory of thousands and thousands of magic tricks. A top tip is to watch the promo video of the product as these are never
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Maths Magician – Math Magician

Maths Magician – Math Magician So very often I get asked to perform in front of large groups both adults and children all over the UK and I am often asked to put some educational content into the show. For this one of the themes is Maths and memory work. For school groups I often am described as a maths magician and I not only perform a great magic show, but I can also incorporate maths in a fun way into the show. For adults I also perform tricks which involves some form of memory and numeracy skills, including rubics
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Private Party Magician for Hire

Private Party Magician for Hire So you are having a party and looking for some great entertainment, then look no further. Alex is a multi-award winning close up magician who has performed at private parties for over a decade. Be it a formal or more relaxed party Alex provides the best close up magic available. He can mingle seamlessly with your guests amazing them with his sleight of hand magic. Be it a birthday party, anniversary, Christening or Christmas party, you name it Alex can and will add the wow factor. Not only does Alex perform sleight of hand close
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Primary School Magician Nottingham

Primary School Magician Nottingham So every year usually at around Christmas time I get asked if I perform my magic show at the schools in and around Nottingham The answer is a resounding yes I do indeed. It isn’t just birthday parties I can also perform for halls with as many as 200 people or a class of only 15 children. I mix up my performances and have lots of interaction and volunteers to help with the magic. There is a movie of some of my show on my website which can be viewed here https://www.alexmagic.co.uk don’t just take my
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Magician FAQ

Magician FAQ Here are a few common questions Alex has been asked over the years but if there is any more, please just ask: How far in advance do I need to book? A. Bookings are taken on a first come first served basis, I have taken bookings up to 2 year in advance and bookings on the day of enquiring. It is always best to get in touch to find out availability.  How long do you perform for? Easy, this is up to you. Whatever you think is best, let me know and I will advise and work out
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Children In Need

Children in need   Even though, every year I perform at countless corporate events, private parties, weddings and children’s parties I feel it is my job to give back where I can. This year, one of the charities that I chose to support again was ‘Children in Need’. This is a nationwide event but in Nottingham Boots support by opening up there phone lines and taking calls throughout the night. All of the operatives and staff give up their time free of charge to take donations for a very worthwhile cause. This year I roped in one of my fellow
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Childrens Entertainers Expenses

Children’s Entertainers Expenses  Quite often people question, ‘why does the children’s entertainer charge so much’ I don’t know what anyone else charges, but I charge  what I consider a fair price for an excellent service. I, like so many have expenses which not everyone thinks about  Tax/insurance Yes even if you get paid cash you should be paying tax, you should also be insured and have relevant checks on yourself and any equipment Advertising Well you need to get the bookings somehow which usually costs and quite often entertainers spend money on advertising that doesn’t work! Expenses This includes fuel,
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