Magic whilst out with friends in Exeter, Devon.
It’s 3.30pm. Mysteriously, the bride and groom have failed to arrive at the reception. Perhaps the car has broken down and it’s taken longer than usual to get a replacement out. Meanwhile, the reception venue is a seething mass of friends and relations, a few of whom know each other, with nothing to do but wait and sip slowly the dwindling supply of champagne. What to do? Well, the newly-weds with foresight will already have engaged Gary Jones, Magician.
Not that Gary can do much about broken cam-shafts (well he might, but he’ll probably need a jack and a bag of spanners) or make the bride and groom suddenly appear in a puff of smoke, but he can certainly fill the hiatus quite considerably with panache and sleight of hand that will keep the guests amazed and amused until the normal proceedings can be resumed. With the attention to detail that Hire Car companies put into wedding arrangements, that scenario is never likely to happen, of course, but hiring entertainment at weddings to fill the gaps is something that is gaining in popularity.
Close-up magic is a great way of getting the two families to interact, this alone is a great reason to book Gary. Close-up magic is an excellent ice breaker because the two sides have a general tendency to keep themselves to themselves and something to break the ice will make the party go with a real swing.
Gary’s show isn’t a cabaret-style performance, that would slow things down and that isn’t the intention. Gary mingles with the guests doing sleight of hand tricks and close-up magic with borrowed props. It all depends on what the bride and groom want really. Sometimes Gary might perform between courses at the meal, sometimes as the guests arrive, sometimes between the meal and the party, but generally, he’s on hand to fill in the gaps and entertain, particularly if there’s problem with anything, such as catering.
Despite the best laid-plans, there are always periods of inactivity during a wedding when things tend to fall a bit flat. Gary’s performance will keep things ticking over nicely. Gary always reserves a special trick for the bride and groom!
Another quote just in from Saturday night at The Great Hall, Exeter University for the Flybe Winter Event Ball……Flybe of course is based in Exeter, and is one of the country’s leading airlines! And what a fantastic venue the Great Hall is, situated on the campus of the very prestigious Exeter University, and not forgetting the Northcott Theatre of course!
Just a quick note to pass on my thanks for Saturday night. I hope you enjoyed the event as much as we all did?
I’m still disappointed that my £10 didn’t actually become £50 sterling, but I can let this go! My sincere thanks once again – if we ever organise a similar event I won’t hesitate to get in touch.
Manager – Customer Delivery, Training and Events
Latest quote….It was a New Year’s Eve wedding, and it was spectacular in every way, including the venue (Brympton House, Brympton D’Evercy, Odcombe, Somerset, BA22 8TD)
I’m so sorry for the delay in following up with you but we went straight off on honeymoon and just back today!
Colm and I just wanted to say a huge thank you for your excellent services on our wedding day. All of our guests have said how amazing you were - I think the words used most often are ‘mind blowing!’
Not only were your magical skills spectacular, but you were an absolute professional and a real pleasure to have at our event.
We couldn’t be happier with our experience we will not hesitate to recommend you.
Thanks so much again and a very happy New Year to you!
Check out Gary Jones Magic on BBC One’s Now You See It on BBC iPlayer and watch the show which aired on Saturday 21st November. Exeter magician Gary Jones appears at around 13 minutes into the show…….It was just a wind-up (honestly), on the show that is!!
One of Gary Jones Magic’s latest creations was recently featured on the Troy television magic show, and was also featured on a recent Tonight Show which has one of the largest viewing figures in the USA!
London Magic, although Gary Jones Magic is based in Devon’s beautiful capital city of Exeter, Gary will travel throughout the UK and beyond. Here Gary can be seen at the Grosvenor in London’s Park Lane in Mayfair along with some of the most astounding magicians from around the UK, including the UK’s favourite television magician Fay Presto!
On the 19th of December there will be another cabaret night at the Boston Tea Party in the centre of Devon’s capital city, Exeter. After the huge success of the last show, which was a complete sell out by the way, the organisers have decided to put on another cocktail and cabaret night. Please keep checking back here for further details. Gary Jones Magic.
Now is the time to secure your Christmas party entertainment, so if your company is having a party, or, if you are thinking about holding a house party please contact Gary Jones Magic for a quote.
Devon magician Gary Jones is an Inner member of the world famous Magic Circle with gold star, this is the highest grade in the Magic Circle, the gold star is awarded for performance.
Gary is also a member of Equity, this is the body for professional entertainers!
Gary Jones Magic also offers a no quibble 100% money back guarantee if you are not satisfied!
Sit back and watch Exeter Magician Gary Jones passing four American half dollars through a solid wooden table!
The Southgate Hotel in Exeter is the perfect venue for weddings, corporate events and private parties, and the hotel has parking too, which is always a huge bonus for a city center hotel. The Southgate hotel is definitely one of Gary Jones Magic’s favourite venues in Exeter.
Gary Jones Magic will be performing his amazing close up magic at Exeter’s City Gate between 11am and 3pm on Saturday 25th July, please pop in and say hi…….And witness some amazing magic.
Remember the date and venue, Saturday 25th July at The City Gate, Exeter, Devon.
Gary Jones Magic and fellow magician Mark Bendell have contributed a number of their creations to some of the biggest names in television magic, and Gary and Mark both collaborated on the dice fixing scene on the hit program The Hustle. Exeter based magician Gary Jones also appeared in two episodes of the Saturday night BBC 1 show ‘Now You See It’ along with Mark. If you have a TV show, or a production coming up and would like a consultant/advisor please contact Gary Jones Magic.
Are you holding a dinner party and want to really impress your guests? Book Gary Jones Magic for your next dinner party and make it the big talking point for many years to come. Some of the biggest names in the entertainment business, and in the business world book Gary Jones to add that sophisticated touch to their party.
To find out more please call 07801 950 295 and find out how Gary can make your private party that unforgettable event people will talk about long after the event is over.
Gary Jones, Exeter, Devon based magician.
Keep a look out for a new midweek magic show starting very soon in and around the Exeter and Devon area. Each week at a different venue we are hoping to put on a magic and comedy evening, these will be like the flash shows you see in New York. The venue will won’t be announced until a few days before the show. Keep a look out in the local newspapers for details.