Magician London, Roger Lapin is the premier London Magician / Illusionist, this accomplished Close up Magician has been amazing audiences at weddings, corporate events and private parties in London for over 20 years, with an amazing magic show providing entertainment for all ages. 2
Based near London and available to hire as Close up Magician in London, Member of the Magic Circle & Equity and also a large community of professional London Magicians, Magician Roger Lapin has been a professional London Magician for wedding, private party and event entertainment in London for many years, looking for London Magicians? check availability below.
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If you want to hire a Magician in London Roger Lapin has been a regular London Magician on the corporate and private party circuit with numerous performances for celebrity and private clients, you can be guaranteed of an amazing magic performance, perfect for all events, with London’s premier Magician Roger Lapin, you’re not just hiring a Magician; you’re securing an unforgettable magical experience, perfect for all London events, as one of the most sought-after magicians, and now a renowned illusionist, incredible magic birthday parties, private parties and wedding reception, Roger is the perfect entertainment for a wedding, party, or event in London, if you are looking for card tricks or a stage show London Magician Roger can provide modern magic and mind reading that will leave your guests talking about the show for weeks to come, also able to provide more Magicians for larger events.
Close up Magician London
Available to hire as a Close up Magician or Table Magician for your party in central London, Roger can entertain your guests with his amazing Close-up Magic, perfect for award dinners, a wedding breakfast or Christmas Party, one of finest Magicians in London.
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When hiring a Magician you might not know there are different types for different events, from Professional Close up Magicians to Stage Magicians the choice is vast, As a Magician for Hire and one of the finest Close up Magicians in London Roger Lapin can now perform for small audiences and can also do a show to 500+ guests, one of his favourite performances is for a Private Party as a full time professional you can be assured you are hiring a seasoned professional entertainer.
Birthday Party Magician London
Milestone birthdays like 30th birthday party, 40th, 50th birthday party are perfect for performances in homes, restaurants, or even Thames boat rides – interactive magic delightfully entertains all people, family and friends, private party Magician Roger Lapin amazes audiences with incredible magic performances across the city for over 20 years, bringing interactive entertainment to weddings, corporate events, and private parties.
Roger specializes in close-up table magic, performing astonishing sleight-of-hand right before guests’ eyes, vanishing rings, coins, cards and more with charm and skill, he has entertained at top venues including The Savoy, OXO Tower, Kew Gardens, plus private parties in Chelsea, Westminster, West End, and across the city.
Roger offers packaged services from wedding magic to corporate entertainment, providing magical touches throughout events to ensure an unforgettable experience, Roger guarantees mystifying, memorable magic shows wherever the celebration takes place and regularly works with cabaret entertainers.
Roger’s website and blog showcases his talents in action and rave reviews – contact him to learn more, get a custom quote, find out how to become a processional magician and book extraordinary magic that makes any event spectacular, perfect entertainment for all ages with a relaxed and professional performance Roger will guarantee everyone will be amazed and amused!
Close-up Magicians for Private Party in London
Close-up magicians, often referred to as table or up close hand, specialise in magic that happens just inches away from the audience, often right in their hands, unlike the grand illusions on stage or the broad spectacles of street performances, close-up magic relies on subtlety, dexterity, and the element of surprise.
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At the heart of close-up magic is the ability to foster a personal connection with the audience, the tricks, whether involving cards, coins, or everyday objects, are performed so closely that spectators feel directly involved in the act, this immediacy creates a sense of wonder that larger-scale illusions might not capture, when a card you signed or a coin you held vanishes in no time and then reappears in an impossible location, the magic feels personal and inexplicable.
Close-up Magicians often spend countless hours refining a single move to perfection, but beyond technique, the success of a close-up magician lies in their presentation and wonderful ability to engage an audience, storytelling, humour, and charisma play a significant role in delivering engaging and interactive magic.
A skilled close-up magician doesn’t just perform tricks; they weave narratives, evoke emotions, and create memorable experiences, great for any event, in today’s digital age, where large-scale visual effects are commonplace in movies and television, there’s a unique charm to the raw, unfiltered experience of close-up magic, the absence of smoke, mirrors, and special effects makes each trick a testament to the magician’s skill and creativity, close-up magic reminds us that sometimes, the most enchanting mysteries can be found in the simplest, most intimate moments, with card magic / card tricks being the most requested tricks, Roger can also perform with coins, rubber bands, fruit and everyday objects as read more about London’s premier Close up Magician.
Corporate Event Magician London
Roger has been performing close up magic for over 20 years and can guarantee you and your clients an incredible performance, if it’s a private party, wedding reception, Golden Wedding Anniversary, cabaret or a trade show, Magic is the perfect entertainment, if you ever want to see something you cannot explain you have to ask Roger to perform his world famous Rubik’s cube in a jar trick, and for larger audiences the snooker ball mix up is a piece of magical art, with a flexible approach to all events you can be assured of a great performance for audiences large and small, a professional service from an experienced award winning entertainer, perfect to break the ice between clients or staff who have maybe not met before! Guaranteed to make your event go with a bang, close up magic is the perfect way to start conversations, Roger is based in London and available to hire for any event, if you are looking for magician’s for hire in London contact Roger, member of the magic circle and with many years of experience please get in touch for a London birthday party, across the city everything is just a quick trip on the tube.
Wedding Magician London
Available to hire to perform close up magic at your wedding, check out my wedding packages – please get in touch for more details.
After Dinner Entertainment Close up Magician London
Another very popular booking as a Magician is for after dinner entertainment, once the drinks reception and meal / table magic are completed a short cabaret performance during coffee and desert is a great way to conclude your evening, or if it’s just your dinner party at home once you have completed your meal, private party magician Roger can entertain with a show just for your guests, providing the wow factor!
Roger’s performance is relaxed, fun and will have you questioning reality with magic tailored specifically for your requirements, from table magic to mix and mingle magic also able to perform a cabaret / parlour show.
Providing an unforgettable experience magic is a fantastic way to entertain your guests at a dinner party a garden party or a large corporate event, if you are looking for dinner party entertainment ideas a Magician is an amazing choice!
Close up Magicians for Larger Parties and Corporate Events Entertainment in London
Depending on your number of guests Roger can entertain up to 120 guests over a 2 hour period, if you are expecting a lot more guests it is recommended to hire a second Magician, this depends on the evening but from experience a 2-3 hour performance window is all there usually is available. Close up Magician London for Hire
If you are looking for party entertainment for adults a Magician is a great choice and for larger parties, Roger can recommend or book other Magicians in London to make sure everyone gets to see some Magic, as a rule of thumb always allow at least one per 120 guests over a 2 hour performance, a professional entertainer with over 20 years of experience providing magical entertainment across London.
Private Party Magician London
Looking to hire a magician to entertain your guests. Having a magician at a private event always makes for a memorable experience. If you are looking for someone who specialises in close up magic, card tricks, and sleight of hand, as these intimate illusions are ideal for a small gathering. London Magician Roger Lapin will mix and mingle with the guests, performing magic right before their eyes. Seeing their stunned reactions will make for an unforgettable evening. A skilled magician will astound everyone with impossible tricks and give the party some real wow factor, your guests won’t believe their eyes when the magician makes cards appear and glasses float through the air right in front of them!
Table Magician London
For events where there is a meal a table performer is the perfect entertainment providing a mini magic show to each table of up to 15 minutes per table depending on guest numbers and time available.
How do I hire a Close-up Magician in London?
What to ask before Hiring a Close up Magician for a private party in London?
How much does it cost to hire a Magician in London?
How much to hire a London Magician?
The average cost to hire a London Magician ranges from £200 – £750 for a 2 hour performance, this depends on the day of the week and time of the performance, premium times to hire a Magician are Saturday nights, whilst weekday afternoons tend to be less in demand, obviously it is going to be a lot more expensive to hire Dynamo or Derren Brown!
How much time will the Close up Magician London performance last?
This depends on how many guests you are expecting and how long you book me for on average allow one hour per 50 guests to ensure everyone gets to see a good amount of magic.
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What type of show / style of Magic show do you perform as a Close up Magician?
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I mainly perform close up using cards / coins / elastic bands etc, but I can also perform a stage show for larger audiences, for other events like private parties I can perform a mix of both usually starting with close up magic and then concluding with the parlour show, also as a member of the Magic Circle you can be assured of a professional performance.
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How many Magicians do I need?
If you are planning a large event and you want everyone to see some magic, please allow 1 Magician per 100 guests for a 2 hours performance period.
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Can I read your Magician London reviews?
Yes I have numerous celebrity testimonials and quotes, you can you read my google reviews here, typical comments are “we could hear screams and laughter wherever Magician London Roger was in the room!” we were not sure how magic would work, but it was honestly a huge success, absolutely amazing, we had read some of Roger’s reviews on here and they are all very good, now he was the Magician for us, we also had a caricaturist and Roger worked alongside him very well, highly recommended, if you are looking for a top Magician, look no further, Roger really enjoys what he does and it shows through an amazing performance, best Magician we have seen in years!
Christopher Alan & Katherine
Wedding Magician London
What can I say but Thank you, Thank you, Thank you, Roger you were fantastic, everyone loved the Magic and the party was a huge success it was very important we found the right person to provide for our party entertainment, and so glad we had found you! It was either going to be a jazz band or a Magician, but we did not have the space for musicians or guitarists, you fitted in perfectly, all our friends and family were amazed especially the children, and my son Tom has not stopped saying, what’s the magic word, never seen him focus so much on anything before, I could watch you take a watch again and again, would highly recommend you to anyone, check he covers your area, you will be lucky to find a free night in his diary!
Nick, Stephen & Andy
When we first booked magician Roger Lapin for our company’s holiday party, I wasn’t sure what to expect, however his excellent interactive magic and style had the whole group absolutely blown away and impressed from start to finish.
After enjoying the first-class magical entertainment Roger provided at our event last year, I immediately booked his services again for this year’s holiday party as his astonishing magic tricks and funny personality together are definitely a 5-star act I want to hire again, having a Magician at our party was such a great idea to add something special and made the night!
Since witnessing Roger’s outstanding magic skills first-hand, I highly recommend looking at his magic videos and booking him for any occasion ready for an unforgettable event, because his impressive mix of close-up magic, illusions, and sleight-of-hand will absolutely blow your mind and leave you amazed, when you know you know!
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After hiring London magician Roger Lapin for my daughter’s wedding, his unbelievable close-up magic mingling amongst the tables absolutely wowed all the wedding guests and had the entire party laughing and amazed at his skills, with so many people in our family to entertain you were fantastic and did an amazing job and I hope the help from my son didn’t get in the way, Thank you again a masterclass in hour magic, such showmanship you need a Bafta award!
The Christmas party at our London office last year was taken to the next level when we booked Magician Roger Lapin and his interactive magic show full of impossible tricks like mind reading and making objects vanish – he is truly a top, award winning magician in London, even the bartenders were amazed!
If you are looking to hire a London magician for a wedding, corporate event or private party, I highly recommend Roger Lapin for his world-class stage magic act, closeup sleight-of-hand skills, his exceptional showmanship and charismatic ability to entertain any crowd and make the event magical.
Private Party Magician London
Roger is available to hire as a private party magician to perform at house parties & garden parties, these typically take place in your house but also can be anywhere where you can book a private room.
How much are Close up Magicians to hire?
This depends on the event, day of the week and if it’s a daytime or evening event, but on average a Magician in London costs between £350-£750 for a 2 hour performance, Saturday nights are the most popular time to book with midweek afternoons being less popular get in touch for more free info.
Do you perform Close-up Magic at Private Parties?
Yes, whilst a lot of the Magic that Roger does is at some of London’s top venues, he can also perform in your house at a private party, Private Parties, House Parties, Garden Parties, 50th Birthday Party and of course Christmas Parties, experience incredible close-up magic from a top London Magician to create the perfect magic show.
Are you a member of the Magic Circle?
Yes, Roger Lapin has been a member of the Magic Circle for many years, so you can be assured you are hiring a professional magician who is a member of the most prestigious magic society in the world, you can view my profile here – themagiccircle.co.uk/find-a-magician/profile/roger-lapin/
Who was the Magician that walked on the Thames?
In 2011 Dynamo, born Steven Frayne, walking across the River Thames towards the Houses of Parliament
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How do we book Roger to perform Magic at our event?
The booking process is very simple, just send Roger a message to request pricing, telling him where and when your event is and he will come back with a quote, pay a deposit and your date is booked, the final fee is due 2 weeks before night of the event.
Magicians for larger events
If you are expecting over 120 guests for a 2 hour performance it is highly recommend to hire another Magician to ensure everyone gets to see the magic this makes the performance more relaxed and I am not rushing to get around to everyone in a short time.
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Magicians for events in London Private Party, Christmas, Dinner?
If you are planning on a special proposal, why not hire a Magician to come to your table in a restaurant and perform a few tricks and then produce by magic a ring box with my unique style, I have done this a few times to keep happy it was a great performance!
If you want to book please get in touch using the Contact Page
|Close up Magician||As the names says Magic performed close up inches from your eyes.|
|Party Magician||Perfect for 40th or 50th Birthday Parties|
|Cabaret Magician||Usually performed on a stage to an audience|
|Wedding Magician||A wedding magician specialises in performing at weddings|
|Table Magician||Magic performed during a meal using the table for the tricks.|
|Street Magician||Someone who performs on the street, also known as a busker.|
|Mentalist||Someone who performs magic with the mind, think Derren Brown!|
|Corporate Magician||Perfect for black tie events, awards dinners etc|
|Trade Show Magician||Someone who specialises in drawing people to a stand at a trade show using magic.|
Are you looking for Magicians in London?
If you want to hire more than one Magician for larger events Roger knows and works with many other great magicians and can hire them on your behalf, all have many years of experience perfect to break the ice at any event.
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How many Magicians do I need for a Corporate Event?
The average number of guests at a corporate event usually ranges from 50-150, if you are expecting more guests it is recommended to hire a second Magician to ensure everyone gets to see some Magic.
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Do you perform for private parties?
Yes, as a London Magician I am regularly hired to perform at house parties.
How do I hire a Close-up Magician in London?
Simply send Roger an enquiry and he will come back with a quote for your event within a few hours.
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South London is a diverse and vibrant region, known for its rich history, cultural diversity, and iconic landmarks. Several larger boroughs make up this part of the city, each contributing to its unique character. Among them, Lambeth stands out with its dynamic neighbourhoods like Brixton, home to bustling markets and a lively music scene. Further south, Croydon offers a mix of modernity and green spaces, while Southwark boasts the historic Borough Market and the iconic Shard skyscraper. Wandsworth’s scenic riverfront and Clapham Common add to the charm of South London. This part of the city combines tradition and innovation, making it a captivating place to live and explore.
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Frequently asked questions
How much does a Magician cost in London?
The average price to hire a Professional Magician is between £350-£750 for a 2 hour performance.
Is King Charles still a member of the Magic Circle?
Yes, King Charles became a lifetime honorary member of the Inner Magic Circle after performing his cups and balls routine in 1975.
Who is the richest Magician in the world?
The richest Magician in the world is David Copperfield
From the moment Roger stepped into the room, I knew we were in for something amazing, not only did he make the evening such fun for all our clients, but it was truly entertaining to find there’s still magic out there that can leave us in awe, Roger is not just any Magician; he’s one of the only ones I’ve seen who can genuinely make the impossible seem real, such talent is rare to find, and we were lucky to have him here! Such a good Magician!
In London, a magical event unfolded as a professional magician performed at a private party, leaving guests in awe with his extraordinary magic show, with years of experience, he specializes not just in close magic, but also in corporate events, weddings, and more, ensuring that each moment is filled with enchantment. To book this magician for a special experience, one can contact him through his website, where details about his acts, availability, and how to hire him for various parties and events are provided comprehensively.
How much should you pay for a Magician London?
This really depends on the event you obviously want to spend more on a Magician for your wedding as you would for a house party.
So if you are looking for a London Magician, I hope you have found what you are looking for, more information on London Magicians or booking a Magician or Magicians for your next event please get in touch using the London Magician Contact Page or find out more About Roger one of the premier London Magicians.