Prices for Magicians

news

Hiring a close-up magician must be a difficult thing to do. Many people who call me are concerned mainly about price. It’s understandable, organising a wedding or party is expensive.

But here are some points to consider when it comes to choosing a magician just on price:

1. There’s not a single professional magician alive who can sustain charging £100 or £150 for every show he does.There are many things to consider such as travel, tax, cost of materials, insurance, car maintenance, the magician would be making little to no money.

2. If someone is cheap, there’s normally a reason. If a magician doesn’t have the confidence in themselves, it’s difficult for the client to have the confidence in the magician. Will they arrive on time, will they do a great job and so on?

3. Fees often reflect the magician’s target market. If you are looking for a international close-up magician who performs at top-class corporate events, you won’t find the right magician at the lower end of the price scale.

4. Price also reflects the magician’s experience. Amateur magicians almost always charge the least because they don’t rely on magic as their income. Professionals, however, need to charge a full fee because it is their only source of income.

Finally, one comment is the reverse of all the other points:

5. The magician may have a reason to price lower. Maybe they live locally, have another show nearby that day or they think meeting your guests would be beneficial for them. Therefore, not every low-fee should suggest the magician isn’t fantastic.


CW Magic
21 Apr 2012

Latest Blogs

Posted by on 20 Mar 2020

5 things to know about hiring a magician for your event

Whether your Hertfordshire event is a corporate event, a team-building day, a family party or wedding, the chances are there will be many people of widely differing backgrounds, tastes and ages.

When you …

Posted by on 12 Mar 2020

7 reasons to book a wedding magician early

Congratulations if you’ve just got engaged! Now comes the fun of planning your special day, and believe me, there’s a lot to think about.

Obviously the first thing you’re going to do is …

Posted by on 19 Feb 2020

10 stunning wedding venues in London

A fantastic way to make your wedding day celebrations special and memorable is to hire a wedding magician. It brings the guests together by encouraging them to talk to each other about …

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website.