My name is Craig Petty and I am a magician. I have been a professional magician for over 20 years and I specialise in close up magic. I run a company called Slightly Unusual that supplies close up magicians to weddings and corporate events all over the UK. Over the last 20 years I have performed at thousands of events and supplied magicians to tens of thousands of events. Over the course of the last 20 years there is one question I hear time and time again. This question
So you are getting married - congratulations! Also you have decided to book a close up magician - great decision! Seriously having a close up magician is one of the best things you can do to ensure that your wedding is talked about for all the right reasons. CLICK HERE to see the packages we have to offer for your wedding! However when do you ask the close up magician to perform? You see close up magic is unique as it is entertainment that serves a purpose beyond just ente
People say that planning a wedding is one of the most stressful things you can do. It is also one of the most expensive. In a recent survey The Independent states that the average cost of a wedding has risen in 2017 to £33,884. That is an incredible amount of money to spend on one day. It’s generally accepted by brides and grooms that planning a wedding will be very expensive however these days there is less financial support. Parents are no longer the sole financial contribu
Let’s be honest your wedding day is something you have been planning for a long time. You want everything to be perfect. You have organised the venue, the catering and even the dress. However now is the time to organise the entertainment. The big question is what do you do? The first piece of advice I would give you to is make sure you think long and hard about the entertainment. In a recent edition Bridal Magazine conducted a survey amongst 5000 brides. 78% percent of
A person’s wedding day is often the most important day in their lives. Every last little detail is often planned to absolute tee, from the flavour of the crisps to the colour of the flowers; everything must be perfect. All of these aspects are an integral part of finalising your big day, but many weddings can fall short of perfection due to bland and tedious entertainment. CLICK HERE to see what packages we offer for your wedding.
However, close up magic offers excitement, h