Roger Lapin is one of the finest Close up Magicians in Surrey, who is the premier choice for entertainment at Weddings, Private Parties & Corporate events across Woking, Guildford and the UK.
A professional Magician for over 18 years and member of the prestigious Magic Circle.
Close Up Magician
Professional Magician Roger Lapin performing Close-up Magic at a Charity Event at Wentworth Golf Club
If you need some testimonials, Roger can provide an endless supply of testimonials from happy clients, below are some of his favourites!
This varies depending on the event, the amount of guests and the day of the week. An event for 300 guest on a Saturday night is going to be more expensive than a private party for 15 guests on a Thursday afternoon. For a free quote to have a professional close up magician at your event please get in touch using the Contact Page.
Yes, Roger is a full time member of the world famous Magic Circle in London.
Yes, Roger is more than happy to meet prospective clients before booking if he is performing in your area. Most people will watch the performance videos to get an idea of his personal style. If you want to meet for a coffee and see a few tricks that can be arranged
This is a very subjective question, my daughter thinks I am the best magician in London, but other people may disagree! Make up your own mind by checking out my showreel.
Wedding Magician in Surrey
One of the most versatile types of wedding entertainment is to hire a Surrey Wedding Magician.
Roger Lapin can perform his magic at any part of your wedding day, the most popular times are during the photographs, during the wedding breakfast or when the room is being turned around. Roger can also perform during the evening celebrations or if you require a mix of all of these.
Magicians for Weddings are becoming a must have now for the modern couple. If you are on the search for all inclusive wedding packages in Surrey, they don’t usually contain a Magician. This would normally be for the venue and food and maybe a disco. If you already have your venue booked and are already using an all inclusive package just let Roger know the venue, chances are he has worked there before and he could speak with the manager and get you a Magician included into your day.
Check out a recent Wedding at Farnham Castle
Party Magician Surrey
Are you planning a birthday party or a special event? Are you looking for some unique entertainment? Roger Lapin is one of the few Magic Circle Magicians in Surrey, so you are getting a London Magician at a Surrey Price!
As a Party Magician Roger Lapin performs at many venues throughout the year from house parties to birthday parties on a boat, to product launch parties, after show parties – in fact any party that you want to provide some unique entertainment for please get in touch. Entertaining your guests will be one of the finest performers in the area.
Private Party or functions can be very stressful to plan as you are usually doing everything yourself, why not take one headache away by hiring some unique entertainment.
Sometimes called Close Hand – a Close up Magician will perform magic right in front of your eyes. A lot of people think that magic can only be performed on TV where they can do camera tricks, but once you have seen the skilled sleight of hand from Roger perform right in front of your eyes, you might even start to believe!
If required Roger can provide entertainment for up to 800 guests. It is generally recommended if you have over 100 guests that you hire a second magician. Roger knows many other professional Magicians in Surrey and can book them on your behalf. All will be personally vetted by Roger.
Table Magicians Surrey
If your event involves a sit down meal there is no better entertainment than a Table Magician
Providing a 5 to 10 minute set for each table and performing for parties of up to 150 guests. If your event has over 150 guests we would recommend booking 2 and we can handle that on your behalf providing another entertainer to the same standard as Roger in performance and appearance. We will guarantee that all of your guests will get to see the very best.
Cocktail reception magic can also be performed before your guests are seated followed by a routine for each table. A professional Magician can add a real buzz to any event.
Party Entertainer Surrey
If you have a big birthday coming up, Close up Magic can provide great entertainment for all your guests. Roger regularly performs at 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th,70th and even a 100th Birthday party all over Surrey.
Magician Hire Surrey
So how do you hire a magician? There are many different magic acts in Surrey – how do you find the right one for you?
The process in very simple, all you need to do is send Roger some information about your upcoming event, Roger will respond back with your personalised quote, if all looks good you pay for the booking and it is confirmed and in the diary.
Give Roger a call or drop him an email – details via the Contact Page – Response will be usually within 4 hours – probably a lot less.
Recent performances include a house party in Haselmere, a Family gathering in Farnham, a Charity dinner in Cobham, after dinner party entertainment in Dunsfold, Wine & Cheese evening in Windlesham, Friends for drinks in Frensham, a Garden party in Guildford and a 60th birthday party in Shamley Green, also recent performances in Esher, Woking, Windsor, Horley and even Epsom racecourse
Corporate Entertainment Surrey
Planning a corporate event or want to impress your clients, hiring a Magician is a great way to create a connection between your guests.
Roger is pictured above performing at a corporate event for the Footballers, Matt le Tissier, Franz Benalli and Cricketer David Gower. Some card tricks followed by a bit of Mind Reading!
If your event is not in Surry, Roger also regularly performs across the UK
Roger is based in Hampshire and is also very happy to travel anywhere to entertain your guests!
Recent performances have been in Camberley, Dorking, Egham, Farnham, Guildford, Haslemere, Horley, Walton-on-Thames, Ewell, Esher, Redhill, Weybridge, Kingston-upon-Thames, Leatherhead & Woking
Surrey Points of Interest
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What clients are saying about Roger
Just wanted to say a huge thank you for the superb entertainment you provided at Mum’s 80th birthday party. Everyone commented on how nice you are, and how much they enjoyed your magic tricks. I can honestly say that you were an absolute asset to the celebrations. Thank you.
After almost 20 years performing, Roger is known as one of the TOP magicians in the county His humor filled show and his mind blowing tricks will delight children and adults of all ages.
If you want your guests scratching their head in wonder and laughing so hard their sides hurt – then Roger is your answer!
With over 2000 performances under his belt, along with hundreds of testimonials and 5 star reviews, we have a show that’s perfect for you. Give him a call – you will be glad you did!
How does Magic fit into my event?
A lot of people want to hire a Magician but are not exactly sure of where the magic will fit and if it is right for their event. Roger’s years of experience in the entertainment industry can guide you to the right choice.
Unless you have seen a Magician performing before it’s something that a lot of people never experience.
So let’s run through a few different scenarios where you look to hire a Magician.
Typically this will be for a 21st, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th 80th and Roger even does a few 90th Birthday Parties.
You have invited all your friends and family and you would typically be serving food either a buffet or sit down meal.
Roger would usually look to arrive about 30 minutes after your guests to give them time to settle in, there is nothing worse than just taking your coat off getting a drink saying hello to a friend you have not seen in 10 years and then being jumped on by a complete stranger saying “Pick a Card”!
Roger will seamlessly mix with your guests as if he was a guest, entertaining small groups with elegant and funny magic tricks. If people are eating Roger will leave them, but a lot of the time he will be invited into the group with chants of “I love magic” or “Come on we have heard all the screams and wonder what is going on”
Depending on the amount of guests you are expecting this can be for 1 – 4 hours. We would usually recommend allowing 1 hour per 40-50 guests.
At the end of the performance Roger can sometimes perform a short cabaret to the entire group to make sure everyone has seen some magic.
When you think about it having a magician at your wedding does not sound like something that would be at the top of your list?
When you think about a wedding you imagine your guests on the lawns of an exclusive hotel in Surrey sipping champagne and canapes listening to the enchanting music of a lone harpist.
Or do you?
Having a Magician at your wedding is becoming one of the must haves for most couples now and for good reason.
Quite simply it is the perfect entertainment for all your guests. From young to old – everyone loves magic. (Well most people!)
A professional magician can move between groups of guests during the photos whilst you are having your photos taken, you can relax knowing there is some entertainment for your guests. Then as everyone moves into the wedding breakfast a short show can be performed to each table.
Also a very popular choice is late afternoon and into the evening. This provides entertainment during the room turn around and also means that your evening guests get to see some magic as well.
Corporate Event Entertainment
Finally one of the most popular uses for Magicians is to provide high energy entertainment at corporate events. This can be Christmas Parties Summer Balls or private events to entertain clients.
Exclusive shows for a group of clients or visiting staff from other countries is very popular and makes for a great conversation the next day.
The busiest time in the corporate world and for Magicians is December. When every company wants to lay on the biggest Christmas Party ever and provide better entertainment than the year before or their rivals.
We hope this insight into fitting Magic into your event has been helpful and if you want a bespoke quote for your next event please get in touch using the Contact Page
Advice for booking a Magician in Surrey
There are three basic things that you need to do check before booking a Magician.
Firstly, check reviews – see what other clients have written about their experience. Are there any reviews on their website, have they performed for any celebrities.
Roger has many reviews which you can read above.
Secondly, check if the Magician is in the Magic Circle – Roger is!
To get into the Magic Circle you have to demonstrate a certain level of magic ability and also pass an interview, so any Magician who is in the Magic Circle has proved they can perform to a certain standard, so you can relax knowing you are booking a professional.
Next, speak to your Magician – To call Roger Tel: 07813 799672 there is so much communication done over email and text these days but to really find out what your Magician is like you need to speak to them. Roger is very happy to speak with anyone about a future booking and can explain how everything will work. You can also get an idea of what they are like as a person, which is very important if you are for example going to be booking them for your wedding.
With magician’s, as with many things in life, the cheapest is rarely the best and the best is rarely the cheapest, you are probably only doing the event once, so seriously consider investing a little more cash as you usually get what you pay for.