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Frequently asked questions about hiring a magician and about the service Ben and provide.

How far will Ben travel?


Where will Ben travel to?

Anywhere in the world! Ben has performed all over the country and world. Most of Ben's performances are in the UK, and he'll travel anywhere in the country to entertain your guests.


Will I have to pay for Ben to get to my event?

Ben will be happy to travel to any location! However, if your event is over an hours drive from Nottingham, Ben may ask for travel costs. If Ben needs to stay overnight in a hotel, this may also be chargable. Contact Ben to see if this is necessary.

What is a close-up magician?


What is a close up magician?

A close-up magician performs miracles using common objects such as cards, coins, keys, watches and more. Close-up magicians typically perform short shows for small groups of people at weddings, parties and other similar events.


How did Ben become a magician?


How did Ben get into magic?

Ben became interested in magic at the age of 7 when Santa gave him a magic set. Ben practised and joined the 'Guild of Magicians' as the age of just 14. Since the age of 15 Ben has been performing magic proffesionaly, gaining experiance, and gaining contacts in the buisness.


Does Ben give magic lessons?

Ben currently does not give magic lessons. However he is currently working on a series of magic lessons for both adults and children. If you or somewhere you know may be interested in magic lessons then please contact Ben


How do I know that Ben is a good magician?


How many years has Ben been performing for?

Ben has been interested and performing magic since the age of 7, and has been performing perfesionaly for years!


Who has Ben been hired by?

To see a list of past clients and to get more info in Ben's profile Click Here.


What are the responses like from Ben's magic?

The responses from Ben's audience are always fantastic. People love watching and taking part in Ben's close up trick's and performances. You can see an example of an audience reaction in this clip HERE filmed by a guest at a wedding.

Ben has never had a dissatisfied or unhappy customer! The reviews and feedback Ben gets from his employers are always fantastic. See some of Ben's feedback HERE!


How can I be sure that a magician is right for my event?


Is a Close up Magician appropriate for my wedding?

Having Ben at your wedding reception can make an immense difference to the atmosphere.

Key benefits of having Ben’s entertainment are:

• Acts as a great Ice Breaker between guests

• Keeps guests entertained between meal courses

• Provides a Focal point for different guests to come together

• Keeps children entertained and occupied

• Enhances your memorable event

Any worries or queries about how Ben might fit in feel free to Contact Us.


Is a Close up Magician appropriate for my party?

Whether it's for a birthday party, a student party, or just a general get together! Ben is your perfect party magician!

Going from group to group, table to table, or room to room, Ben will perform ''Close up'' magic for your guests. This includes trick with cards, coins, paper, bands, phones, pens, notes ect! Ben has certain reputation maker effects, which you may have heard about!

Ben is a friendly and polite entertainer to have. His performance style is rather mysterious and laid back, which has been praised by magic pro's, businesses, celebrities, and the public.


Does Ben perform children's magic shows?


Will Ben perform at my child's party?

Unfortunately Ben currently does not perform at children's magic shows. This is because the style and experience Ben has is best suited for other events. However, if there are children at your event Ben will be more than happy to perform for them!


How much does a close-up magician cost?


What do you charge?

For pricing and changes Click Here


Do I need to give a deposit?

We require a 25% deposit (and travel costs is necessary) in advance. This is because Ben often has to book transport and hotels in advance. If there are any problems with this then please contact us


Where is Ben based?

Ben is from the east Midlands and currently lives in Nottingham, however will travel to anywhere in the UK.

Can I find out more about Ben?


Where can I get more Information?

You can see more of Ben's history and clients HERE

Or visit us on Facebook HERE

Also, if you need any referance's or would like to speak to one of Ben's previous clients feel free to contact us

How far in advance should I hire a close-up magician?


How far in advance should I hire a magician?

As soon as you know when your event is then please don't hesitate to contact Ben. Where available Ben can provide entertainment, however if Ben is not available we will be happy to suggest alternative magicians.


Do I need to provide a deposit?

We require a 25% deposit (and travel costs is necessary) in advance. This is because Ben often has to book transport and hotels in advance. If there are any problems with this then please contact us

Magician for Hire Nottingham


Table Magician Ben is located in Nottingham, but performes magic for clients across the country everyday. To see more about Ben on the About Page, or more of his profile Here.


Expert Magician


"Hi Ben, You performed at our wedding at Colwick Hall in August and I wanted to thank you so much for helping to make our day so special. You were totally amazing. Thanks again" - Lucy


"Very entertaining.

Excellent, fantastic show, Be managed to go round & visit all members of my party.

Great night great fun

Thanks Ben" - Steve


"Ben, you never cease to amaze us with your tricks. I've hired you for both my private parties and on behalf of the University, and you've always been amazing and really professional.

Fully recommended to everyone!!' - Zoe


"Hello Ben, we just wanted to say thank you for performing magic at our wedding in Nottingham last month. You were fantastic and have only heard good things from our guests! Thanks again!" - Andy H


copyright© Ben Howard Close up Magician

15 pelham crescent, The Park, Nottingham, NG71AS


Wedding Magician Ben Howard is a Nottingham magician for hire, close-up magician, Wedding Magcian for hire, Cheap Magician who performs at locations in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire: , Alexandra Park, The Arboretum, Aspley, Bakersfield, Beechdale, Bilborough, Broxtowe, Bulwell, Bestwood, Bestwood Park, Carrington, Cinderhill, Clifton, Colwick, Dunkirk, Forest Fields, Highbury Vale, Hockley, Hyson Green, Lace Market, Lenton, Lenton Abbey, Mapperley, Mapperley Park, The Meadows, New Basford, Nottingham City Centre, Old Basford, The Park, Radford, Rise Park, Sherwood, Sherwood Rise, Silverdale, Sneinton, St Anns, Strelley, Thorneywood, Top Valley Whitemoor, Wilford Magician UK

Wedding Magician Ben has performed at weddings in Arnold, attenborough, Beeston, Bingham, Bramcote, Bulcote, Burton Joyce, Calverton, Carlton, Chilwell, Cotgrave, Daybrook, Eastwood, East Leake, Edwalton, Gamston, Gedling,Giltbrook, Heanor, Holme Pierrepont, Hucknall, Ilkeston (Derbyshire), Keyworth, Killisick, Kimberley, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Lady Bay, Langley Mill (Derbyshire), Lambley, Long Eaton (Derbyshire), Lowdham, Mansfield, Netherfield, Nuthall, Radcliffe-on-Trent, Redhill, Ripley, Ruddington, Sandiacre (Derbyshire), Sawley (Derbyshire), StaplefordSutton-in-Ashfield, Toton, Trowell, West Bridgford, Woodthorpe.

Party Entertainer


Having a table magician at your event will make it unique, memorable and exciting! Party magicians always go down well and is always something that you're guests don't expect! Wedding entertainment such as DJ's and singers are fantastic but sometimes predictable. Magicians are rare enough to be a novelty that people talk about and get excited about.


Ice Breaker


Magic acts as a great ice breaker! it gets guests interacting with the magician and other guests. This means that perhaps guests who would usually interactive share a magician experience!


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