"We hired Ian for our Christmas party and the feedback received from members of staff was fantastic. Ian really helped to keep people entertained as they arrived and helped people mix between offices. The magic was really fresh and was a great success."  C. Hopkins, Butcher and Barlow Solicitors


"Each year, F Duerr & Sons Limited hold a charity ball to raise funds for children's charities. This year we held our 'Marmalade Masquerade' Ball at the Imperial War Museum North in aid of MedEquip4Kids and were very fortunate to have Ian Lavin entertain our guests with his magic".


"A big 'thank you' to Ian for making our wonderful event even more memorable."Juliet Mitchell - P A to Mark Duerr, Managing Director - F Duerrs & Sons

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Private Functions

Make your private event magical!

Hire Ian Lavin, close up magician to make sure everyone is having a fantastic time at your party!

Hiring Ian Lavin, close up magician, is the perfect way to entertain you friends and family. Whether you're planning a special birthday party, Christening, engagement party or a family gathering, Ian will make sure that people are talking about your event for years to come.

Just wanted to say a huge thank you for yesterday, you went above and beyond our expectations and made the party for us, everyone was blown away with the close up magic and the kids enjoyed every second of their time with you.

Kate and James, Christening, Cheshire


Ian has performed at many private functions such as wedding anniversaries, engagements, bar and bat mitzvahs, Christmas parties and university functions and will make sure that your private function is a day to remember.

The beauty of close up magic is that it can be performed anywhere.  This means that it is the perfect form of entertainment for any private function and can be adapted to suit your needs.

Ian can perform strolling magic during a drinks reception, mingling with your guests and performing magic that happens in their hands!  Strolling magic is not only a wonderful way to entertain people, but also a great ice breaker!

Close up magic is also a fantastic way to keep guests entertained in between courses while they are waiting to be served.  Ian will move between tables performing miracles right under the noses of your guests ensuring that people will be talking about your event for a long time to come.

If you are interested in seeing how Ian Lavin could take your private function to another level, please contact him for a quote.