FAQ’s

We have included the questions we get asked most often, but you do not see the answer to your question here, please get in touch.

Frequently asked questions

How far in advance should I book?
I tend to get booked 2 to 3 months in advance, but occasionally I have a few slots left. It’s always best to book ahead to avoid disappointment.
What areas do you cover?
I cover mainly London, Surrey, Oxford, Berkshire, Hampshire and Buckinghamshire but have been know to work in other areas (I have a passport and will travel).
What packages do you offer?
For parties and children’s entertainment, I create bespoke packages with you to best accommodate your budget and give each child a unique experience. For school and corporate events we offer package rates of 45 min, 1 hour and 90 minutes.Get in touch with your idea and lets get the party started!
How many children can we invite?
You can invite as many or as few children as you wish. I have no minimum or maximum number of guests allowed. An average sized party is 15 to 25 children.
Do you provide party bags and party invites?
I do not offer party bags but do supply magic wand trick packs offer party invites available on the downloads page
Will you perform outside?
Yes absolutely, so long as I have access to a power socket plus a shaded area if it is a hot day, plus a back up plan if it rains.
Do you require a deposit?
Yes, I will supply you with the deposit details upon booking.
Can you supply an invoice?
Yes
What ages are your parties aimed at?
My birthday parties are best suited to 3rd birthdays and upwards but I am a family entertainer so I am happy and can entertain from 3yr olds – 103yr olds!
Can I have a party at home?
Yes a house party is lovely, in fact I will perform in most places and have been known to perform on a cruise ship, plane, river boat to name but a few.
What happens if it rains?
As long as you have an area to keep the children and me dry as well as my equipment safe, I am happy to perform outside, or we can move inside with only minimal disruption and a few helping hands from the adults.
Do you supply music?
Yes we have most of the up to date songs as well as lots of the old faithful’s.
Do you have public liability insurance?
Yes I have £10 million.
Is your equipment PAT Tested?
Yes
Do you have a DBS?
Yes
What time will you arrive?
I will aim to arrive 10 minutes before the start of the party.

Magical fun for the whole family!

with Fred & friends!

Party magic

Children’s birthday entertainment, grown up celebrations, disco parties with all the bells and whistles and much more! Read more

School fun

Fred provides good, clean fun for school children of various ages. Magic shows, magic workshops, and even school discos. Read more

Workshops

Learn a magic trick or 2! Magic workshops for children 8 years and older, that are also fantastic for corporate events. Read more

Occasions

From fundraisers to weddings and corporate events, Fred can provide engaging entertainment for a variety of occasions. Read more

Fred mostly covers these areas but has a passport and will travel
Surrey | Oxfordshire | Berkshire | Hampshire | Buckinghamshire

What Makes Fred & Friends Special

A true entertainer

Fred is a funny, natural entertainer who can engage any audience. His magic illusions are flawless, and his shows are fast paced and fun

Engaging & educational

Magic is an ancient art, but Fred has kept up with the times, making use of the latest technology in his shows and magic disco parties.

Fun for young & old

Whether it’s a group of 4 year olds, tweens at a disco or adults at a 50th birthday party, Fred can tailor his show to suit any age group.

Fred's friends

the fun starts here!

Elvis the bird

This multi-coloured mischievous bird is much more of a hindrance than a help to poor Fred.

Geoffrey the dragon

Geoffrey’s bad manners and hilarious outbursts often land Fred in a whole heap of trouble.

Nellie the elephant

Squirting and spraying water, naughty Nellie has guests crying tears of laughter.

P-p-p-platypus

He’s a duck-billed, web-footed, funny-looking platypus - guests love the catchy platypus song.

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