Frequently Asked Questions


So you are contemplating booking a Close-up magician for your wedding or event. You will obviously have a few questions, below are some of the most asked questions Anthony receives and hopefully supply you with answers to questions you may have.


How much does it cost to hire a Close-up magician?

There are typically a number of factors that help give an accurate fee for your wedding or event. these tend to be, where your booking will be and how long you want Anthony to perform for.

How long does Anthony perform for?

Typically Anthony prices for a 2 hour performance of Close-up magic, although Anthony can perform for a longer or shorter period of time should you require it. Anthony also has a cabaret show that runs from as little as 15 minutes to 90 minutes + an interval.

Where will Anthony Travel? 

Anthony is based in Bradford, West Yorkshire and the majority of Anthony’s Weddings and Events tend to be in the Yorkshire area, but Anthony does travel the length and breadth of the country. The price does vary slightly to accommodate the extra time and cost of travel.

What age range is Anthony’s magic aimed at?

Close-up Magic is ideal for people of all ages young and old. With Anthony’s years of experience at different events he has learnt to cater his routines to suit a family audience.

What type of events does Anthony Perform at?

With Anthony’s years of experience he has performed at any type of event you can think of. Due to Close-up magic being so versatile it can be catered to suit all types of events. If you are interested in how Anthony can cater his magic to suit your event give him a call to speak to him directly.

How far in advance should I book?

The sooner the better is the easiest answer. Due to Anthony performing at a lot of weddings brides tend to be thinking 1-2 years in advance so some dates do go pretty quickly. If your event is on a public holiday like New Years or Christmas the sooner the better is the answer again as these also go pretty quickly. Although it is always worth checking with him to see if your event date is available as Anthony does take last minute bookings. Even if Anthony is booked on your event date, Anthony can supply you with another magician he knows is of equal standard for your piece of mind.

Do I need to pay a deposit to secure a date?

Anthony does typically ask for a deposit to secure a date, this is usually refundable until 28 days before the event date.

How do I pay a deposit/balance?

Anthony accepts most forms of payment, BACs, Cash, Cheque, Paypal.

Does Anthony offer any discounts to charities?

Anthony dedicates his services to a number of charities each year in which he offers a discount on his fee. If you are interested in becoming one of his dedicated charities please contact him here.



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