Outstanding, Wedding Industry Awards 2021

It’s official – I’m an Outstanding wedding entertainer!

Unexpected surprises are always the best, so imagine my delight when I received an email from the Wedding Emporium Business telling me I’ve been voted Outstanding for Entertainment in their 2021 Wedding Industry Awards!

The Wedding Emporium is a luxury wedding planner, so as you’d imagine, the company’s standards are very high. To support the UK’s wedding suppliers and give everyone a boost in what has been a very tough year, the lovely people behind the Wedding Emporium decided to launch these awards. They took it upon themselves to do extensive research of wedding suppliers of all shapes and sizes across the country, using their criteria to select and recognise the best.

I’m delighted to have been recognised in this way, and I feel it is a testament to all the hard work I put into my act and my dedication to my craft. It’s a huge honor.

So why do you need to hire an award-winning wedding magician?

A wedding is an exciting event, but there are times when you can expect your guests’ energy levels to drop a bit, and this is where, as a wedding magician, I come into my own.

During the drinks reception held after the ceremony, the happy couple will be busy with the photographer, and guests are left to get to know each other. Wedding guests are usually a diverse selection made up of each spouse’s relatives, friends and colleagues, many of whom will have been brought together for the first time. What I do is circulate, performing for small groups, and usually their laughter and exclamations of surprise draw other people to watch too. This helps to bring strangers together. Obviously with social distancing restrictions I’ve had to adapt my act and have created a Parlour of Mystery to ensure that everyone’s safe. However, if you’re planning your wedding for 2022 or 2023, the world will hopefully be back to normal. By the time the happy couple have had their photos taken, their guests are making friends with each other and the atmosphere is buzzing.

Another good time for me to perform magic is in between courses at the meal. When you have so many mouths to feed, it’s inevitable that there’ll be delays between the first table being served and the last. After I’ve liaised with the waiting staff to find out which order they’ll be serving the tables, I’ll start performing at the tables that will be served last, keeping hungry diners entertained and less aware of the fact that other people will be eating before them. I then move on to the first tables, performing to them after their tables have been cleared and while they’re waiting for the next course. With everyone’s attention diverted, it’s unlikely that any guests will get a bit grumpy because they’re hungry and think they’re waiting too long for their food.

Introducing the evening guests

If you’ve invited more people to the evening’s festivities, my magic can help get everyone in the mood. It’s generally the case that after the meal, guests are asked to sit somewhere else while venue staff clear the tables away. After a lovely dinner, there’ll be a bit of a slump in energy levels, and if this is when your evening guests begin to arrive, then it could take longer for everyone to get into the swing of things. By performing to small groups, I can help the energy levels rise and break the ice between day and evening guests, ensuring everyone is ready for a fun and enjoyable evening.

Check out the photos and videos in my Gallery to see how my wedding magic can make your special day an unforgettable event.

Christopher Whitelock
10 May 2021

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