If you’re romantically inclined, Valentine’s Day is the most important day of your year. In fact, it’s traditionally the most popular day to get on one knee and make a magic Valentine’s Day proposal.
If so, you’ll be excitedly planning your wedding day; researching venues, outfits, rings, menus and wedding entertainment! And whilst the day is obviously all about the happy couple, many also like to think about their guests. Your wedding day will whizz by in a whirlwind of activity. Between you, you’ll know all your guests, so when you’re not busy with wedding duties, you’ll be chatting to everyone in the room… or simply gazing into each other’s eyes!
Don’t forget that, although you’ll know all your guests, it’s unlikely that all your guests will know each other because so many people from different groups will be meeting each other for the very first time. To make things easier for them, it’s a great idea to provide entertainment that’ll help break the ice during the drinks reception after the marriage ceremony, especially as that’s the time you’re most likely to be busy with your photographer.
This is an excellent time to introduce a wedding magician. What magic can do is bring different people together to watch, gasp and laugh, and with something in common to talk about, the ice will be well and truly broken. In my experience, after I’ve been round to all the guests performing for small groups of people, they’re much more likely to mingle with each other, and their energy levels are elevated quite a bit.
Another key time to hire a magician is at dinner. Chis is often asked to perform close up magic at the tables when people are waiting for their food. After finding out which tables will be served first, he begin at the tables that’ll be waiting the longest. When you’re hungry, it’s really frustrating to watch lots of other people tucking into a lovely dinner, so magic is a fantastic distraction. Time flies by and before they know it, the waiting staff have arrived with their food. Chris will then work his way around the room and entertain the other guests as their tables are cleared.
The transition between the day’s activities and the evening’s dancing is another great time to employ a magician, especially if you have extra guests arriving for the night-time festivities. After a lovely meal, people tend to want to sit quietly for a while, but then you’ll want to raise the energy levels again in order to liven things up. Wedding magic is the perfect way to do this – it’s a great ice breaker between the day guests and the new arrivals, and it’ll get people back on their feet and ready to dance!
If you would like to see Christopher in action, take a look at his YouTube video channel.
As one of the top wedding magicians in the UK, Chris’s diary tends to fill up well in advance. So, if you are planning to a make a Magic Proposal this coming Valentine’s Day or you’ve just got engaged and set a date. Contact us now to talk about how we can help ensure that your wedding day is a truly magical experience.
The best magician I have ever seen, producing fire one moment then a block of ice the next. AMAZING.
Unbelievably, bloody brilliant, astonishing magic.
I don’t know whether to be amazed or to just burn you at the stake.
It’s truly baffling.
All I can say is just WOW.
OH MY GOD! How is that possible?
Outstanding magic. A magnificent eye catching performance.
Tonight I witnessed real magic happen right before my very eyes.
I was captivated from start to finish, exceptional entertainer.
One of the finest purveyors of the magical arts I have ever seen.
Utterly Mind Boggling Brilliance.
My ring vanished and appeared in a walnut. Miracles do happen, I’ve witnessed it.