Wedding, Party & Magic Show Reviews

See What Customers Think About Ian's Magic
Wedding Magician Testimonials

“Ian was fantastic at our wedding day at Fennes. Our guests were mesmerized by his magic and was great entertainment for our drinks reception.”

Katie and Alex
Wedding Magician Review - The Fennes in Essex

“Hired Ian for our Wedding reception and he was absolutely fantastic. Our guests were totally amazed at his close up magic. Would highly recommend.”

John Leadbetter
Wedding Magician Review - High Wycombe

“We booked Ian to perform magic at our wedding. Ian mingled with all of our friends and family captivating them by performing amazing tricks -adding that extra enjoyment to our fun and magical day. So many of our guests have commented “WOW” – “brilliant” – how did he do that?” He was so accommodating after having to rearrange due to Covid, communication was easy – We would highly recommend Ian – and now thinking of another reason to book him again.”

Lucy & Ed
Wedding Magician Review - Taplow

“Wow! Ian mingled seamlessly amongst our guests and had them thoroughly entertained throughout the time he spent at our wedding. He had guests utterly captivated and left everyone gasping and wondering – How did he do that? (even the more challenging ‘customers’ who were determined to catch him out!) Some of our guests were so impressed they were keen to attain his contact details for their own future events. Ian is a truly wonderful magician and we wouldn’t hesitate to hire him again or recommend him to others. A heartfelt thank you for helping to make our day so special. We were absolutely blown away.”

Gemma Bartholomew
Wedding Magician Review - Oakley Court Hotel, Windsor

“We hired Ian for our wedding recently. I have to say he was one of the main attractions for our day. All of our guests were talking about Ian and how good he was. There were some tricks he did that left everyone speechless!

Ian has a great way of keeping people engaged and fully Immersed in his performance. Highly recommended for any event!”

Jack and Louise Porter
Wedding Magician Review - Grovefield Hotel in Buckinghamshire

“Having Ian do magic at our wedding added a special touch to our special day. It was a wonderful ice breaker.  During the sit down meal we had Ian performing between courses and again was a wonderful ice breaker and Ian spent equal time at each table. Myself and my wife are incredibly happy with what Ian added to our wedding and would 100% recommend adding him to yours.”

Simon & Emily Martin
Wedding Magician Review - Easthampstead Park Hotel in Berkshire

“We booked Ian to perform magic at our wedding. Ian mingled with all of our friends and family captivating them by performing amazing tricks -adding that extra enjoyment to our fun and magical day. So many of our guests have commented “WOW” – “brilliant” – how did he do that?” He was so accommodating after having to rearrange due to Covid, communication was easy – We would highly recommend Ian – and now thinking of another reason to book him again.”

Lucy & ED
Wedding Magician Review - Taplow House Hotel in Slough

“We recently booked Ian to entertain our guests at our wedding reception and we are so glad we did! We’ve had so many comments on how brilliant he was. His magic is mind blowing! Highly recommended. Thank you Ian!”

Lauren Barlow
Wedding Magician Review - Danesfield Hotel in Marlow
“Fantastic addition to our wedding day! Ian has been so flexible and professional with all the changes that came with a Covid effective wedding. We would highly recommend him and thank you for keeping all our guests entertained and laughing.”
Dan and Becky Rampton
Wedding Magician Review
“We both would just like to say that it was an absolute pleasure to have you perform at our wedding. You were the topic of conversation throughout the evening with your fantastic magic! I will gladly recommend you to anyone thinking of booking a magic act for their event!”
Chris Austwick
Wedding Magician Review
“Ian was a fantastic addition to our wedding! We had the pleasure of his company at our wedding reception and breakfast. His work is incredible and he proved very popular with our guests. The service offered was seamless and professional, from our initial enquiry through to the event itself. Would highly recommend – thank you Ian
Robin Harwood
Wedding Magician Review at Rivervale Barn
“We had a fabulous time and everybody enjoyed your magic and we are still in awe at how you perform some of these tricks. We really enjoyed or special day and having you as part of it.”
Mike & Zoe
Wedding Magician Review at The Royal Berkshire Hotel
“We hired Ian for a couple of hours for our son’s wedding – he was fantastic. His magic was very varied and completely baffling! He mingled amongst the crowd and left everyone feeling the “wow” factor ….. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending him to enhance any event.”
Christopher Beaven
Wedding Magician Review at Tey Orchard Farm
“Thank you for bring that little touch of magic to our wedding day. The guests loved it and it certainly created an interesting conversation piece and a good ice-breaker amongst both sides of the family. Thank you for being part of our special day.” 
Nerys and Nigel
Wedding Magician Review at the Compleat Angler in Marlow
“Everyone had an amazing day and you were mentioned by everyone, you really impressed us all!!! I loved listening to the clapping and laughing as the meal was on and you were entertaining. It was lovely to know that everyone was enjoying the day. Will always recommend you if anyone I know needs something special!!”
Yvonne and Mark
Wedding Magician Review at St. Fredericks Hotel in Maidenhead
“The day went really well but comments from guests around your magic was sensational – it went down a storm and we can only say thank you so much for your presence on the day! If you ever need a testimonial or recommendation, we’d always be happy to supply one.”
Matt and Lora
Wedding Magician Review in Pangbourne Berkshire
“Your performance was spot on. Your ears will be burning for some time to come as everybody talk to are amazed how you did your tricks. Thank you for making the wedding so special.”
Ann Redding
Wedding Magician Review in Aylesbury
“Ian recently performed jaw-dropping close-up table magic for the guests at our wedding reception. Everyone was delighted and amazed, even the sceptical were converted! Ian was slick, professional, easy to deal with and had a wonderful rapport with both young and old. Would highly recommend him to provide magic for your event.”
Dave and Heather
Wedding Magician Review at The Oxford Belfry
“One of our younger guests, a little girl aged 7, followed Ian around from table to table, constantly enthralled. She asked later if he could come to our next party! That’s the mark of someone special.”
Bill Thompson
Wedding Magician Review in Downley
“The tricks you did were fantastic and we still had guests walking around this morning wondering how the hell did he do that! Brilliant… and we will be recommending you to others.”
Nick Joyce
Wedding Magician Review at The Compleat Angler in Marlow
“Ian, thank you so much for working your magic at our daughter’s wedding (Jenny). It really added to everyone’s enjoyment of the evening reception and party. You mingled so easily and discretely with our guests, who all found your magic very entertaining, fun and perplexing! We’ll certainly recommend you to anyone wanting amusing, individual and interesting entertainment at a celebration.”
Katy Lethbridge
Wedding Magician Review
“A big thank you for your amazing magic on our wedding day. You made our day even more special!! All our guests keep talking about you, how great your magic was and how funny you were too. Ian, you’re a top bloke, great magician and we both wish you every success. Highly recommended and we will definitely use you again!”
Chris and Adriana Stansfield
Wedding Magician Review
“Thank you for making our reception so magical! All of our family were talking about your tricks afterwards and the next day and for many many days afterwards, in fact my best man still is! I will gladly recommend you to anyone looking for a magician.”
Chris Turney
Wedding Magician Review
“I must say everyone is talking about you!!!! You were fantastic! Really happy we got you.  THANK YOU IAN.”
Rebecca Chalmers
Wedding Magician Review
“Ian what can I say you went down a storm!!! Thanks so much for making our day so magical.”
Susan Brogan
Wedding Magician Review in Hurley
“Thank you so much for blowing us away with your magic, it was a real pleasure having your entertainment at the wedding and will be recommending you to others.”
Daniella Taylor
Wedding Magician Review in South-End-On-Sea
“Thank you so much – you were fantastic! We have had a house full of guests overnight and the talk over breakfast has been all about your tricks.”
David and Gail Stoppard
Wedding Magician Review
“Thank you so much for being so fantastic – everyone who I spoke to absolutely loved you – truly spectacular!’”
Melissa Dockett
Wedding Magician Review at The Swan at Streatley
“Ian was with us to help celebrate our wedding. He was brilliant. He was able to adapt has tricks so that he baffled the adults and delighted the children. Everyone was talking about him well after he left and asking where we found such a gem. I can heartily recommend his services. Thank you Ian for really enhancing the day.”
Lesley and Bob
Wedding Magician Review in Milton Keynes
“Great magic, professional attitude and was polite and entertaining… great guy.”
Karen Allison
Wedding Magician Review in St Albans
Private Party Magician Testimonials

“‘Royal Wimbledon Golf Club held a summer party for members and their guests and Ian Souch was part of the entertainment for the evening. Ian mingled with all the members and guests entertaining the young and old alike with his eye-widening and jaw-dropping magic.Ian has a lovely ability to mix effortlessly with everyone in attendance and the feedback since the party has all been very positive. This is the second time that Ian has been booked directly by the Club and I’m sure it won’t be the last, If you are looking for a magician I highly recommend Ian.”

Robert Brewer
Royal Wimbledon Golf Club - July 2021
“I booked Ian for my recent 50th birthday event. He was amazing ! he entertained everyone fabulously and was a big hit. Everyone is still talking about it… Thanks Ian !!”
Carwyn Jones
50th Birthday Party in Marlow - 5th June2021
“Everything about Ian’s performance is spectacular. From the mind blowing magic to the subtle comedy throughout his shows. Having recently seen Ian’s new venture of magic shows over zoom, he has demonstrated that this act can still be as captivating, even over video call.”
J. Funnell
Zoom Show
“Thank you Ian. What an enjoyable and magical performance you provided for us on Saturday evening. Communication before the event was easy and helpful. At Phyllis Court you were very generous with your time and your suggested input was spot on. Before dinner you eased us through those early moments before the dinner party really got going. Later, during dinner you were able to entertain all the guests at their tables with gales of admiring laughter concluding each visit. All in all a great success.”
Margaret Melhuish
Party Magician Review for 70th birthday celebration at Phyllis Court in Henley
“Ian gave an excellent and very memorable demonstration of his amazing skills. His is so friendly and engaging and the whole family thoroughly enjoyed the evening. I can’t recommend Ian highly enough. An evening that will live long in the memory.”
Paul Cynnamon
Party Magician Review in Bushy, Rickmonsworth
“The feedback I’ve received from everyone tells me you were a big hit! Plenty of my friends were talking about your magic throughout the rest of the evening and I’m so glad you were here – it really helped to make the evening very special. Bewilderment, astonishment and bafflement were all expressed at your wonderful magic, so I’m very grateful for the part you played.”
Robin Nash
Party Magician Review for 60th Birthday celebration in Witney, Oxfordshire
“Thank you sooooo! As much as I knew they would, everyone said how amazing you were. Thank you for adding the magic to my party.”
Sarah Taylor
Party Magician Review for 50th Birthday Party
“From the moment we were in touch, I felt you were someone to be trusted to put on a good show. You also had the knack of personalising tricks, so that we felt we were being entertained by a ‘friend’ – you were great -Thank you so much – you were very much a part of my Husband’s special day, and everyone loved your magic.”
Jane Pryor
Party Magician Review for 70th Birthday Celebration in Marlow
“You were an absolute asset to the evening and I have no hesitation in recommending you to others.  I was completely wowed by your magic.  Having never seen up close magic before I didn’t really know what to expect but you surpassed any preconceptions I had.  I have had nothing but positive comments from guests on, and after the event and some who want your details for their own use, so hopefully you will be getting some more enquiries/bookings too!”
Vikki Brooks
Party Magician Review for 50th Birthday Celebration in East Garston
“I had a fantastic evening, thank you so much for the amazing magic! Everyone loved you and said how good it was to have you there.”
Jane English
Party Magician Review for 40th Birthday Party in Oxford
“Everyone seems to have enjoyed themselves (at the party) and thought you were fantastic. You defo were a large part in making it such a success, so thank you.” 
Annabel Staples
Party Magician Review for 40th Birthday Celebration
“We just wanted to say a huge huge Thank you for doing your magic at my party on Friday, you were absolutely totally amazing and we have had so many comments from our guests saying how fantastic you were and how blown away they were by the things that you did, and how many different tricks you did. A couple of them have said that they will be putting your name forward for events that they are connected to so hopefully you may get some other bookings from it too and we will most definitely be highly recommending you. You really did help to make my night extra special, everyone had a wonderful time. So, Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!”
Paul and Pam Wrightson
Party Magician Review for 50th Birthday Celebration
“Ian played an important part in contributing to the overall success of our triple birthday celebration one week ago. We had a big event with over 100 people in the age range 19 to 60 year-old and Ian was a hit with both age ranges and circulated well among the group. His magic is really impressive – in fact pretty gob-smacking – as the looks on the faces of guests in the photographs from our event clearly show! Thank you.”
Jane Silcock
Party Magician Review at The Royal Berkshire Hotel in Ascot
“Ian attended our annual Memorial Day at Crowthorne Cricket Club which is attended by families and groups of friends. Ian was fantastic and really made a difference to the day. He entertained and astonished guest and helped to create a brilliant atmosphere and a successful day. We hope he’s available to attend our event next year!”
Natasha Norris
Party Magician Review
“Thank you for helping make our evening a truly remarkable occasion. Your magic was astounding and my guests chatted about their favourite tricks. Magic was certainly a hot topic of conversation. I will definitely recommend you in future.”
Janet and Tony Waters
Party Magician Review
“I will tell everyone I know just how good it was. Is there a magic version of Tripadvisor? Please do big it up as we really did love it!”
Party Magician Review
“I hired Ian for my daughters christening. Ian is a consummate professional and performs a highly polished close up act. All my guests were thoroughly amazed. Are real treat.  Awesome!”
Carlos Lavictoire
Party Magician Review in West Sussex
“Thank you very much for your wonderful entertainment, everyone enjoyed it; it was a great show!”
Party Magician Review
“Thank you for yesterdays excellent entertainment at Alfie’s Christening. It was a great surprise for me personally, as I knew nothing about it. All the children loved the magic… and I know the adults are still trying to work out how it’s all done!”
Stuart Copeman
Party Magician Review for Christening Party
“Thank you for enhancing my husbands 70th birthday with your mystifying magic tricks. With ages ranging from 15 to mid seventies you kept us all entertained. Without doubt you made it a magical evening guests are still talking about.”
Teresa Bliss
Party Magician Review for 70th Birthday Celebration``
“They all loved you and your amazing magic and mind work. Particularly fun as we had a number of  PHD scientists in the group who seek an explanation for everything, and they were thrilled and delighted with it. It was without a question the highlight of the weekend.”
Rachel Brakspear
Party Magician Review
“Thank you so much for making a good evening a great one. EVERYONE loved you, you were so brilliant at not just your craft but also your ability to mingle with complete unknowns!! I would thoroughly recommend you without a moment’s hesitation.”
Tam Pannell
Party Magician Review for 40th Birthday Party
“Just wanted to let you know how pleased we were with your entertainment at my party. Had so many people say how much they enjoyed your close up magic. You managed to circulate and do your stuff to lots of groups in an unobtrusive manner.”
Jonathan Keyne
Party Magician Review
“Thank you so much, it was a great night and everybody commentated on how fantastic the magic was. It’s great as it can bring together people who don’t know each other and start conversations. I would have no hesitation in recommending.”
Steve Plamer
Party Magician Review for 30th Birthday at White Waltham Airfield
“Thank you so much for helping make Lisa’s party such a success last night. We had such a lot of feedback from our guests as to how much they enjoyed your magic tricks and to how skilful you are. Your tricks were amazing. We will recommend you to anyone who’s looking for a magician.”
Party Magician Review for 40th Birthday Party
“Ian was prompt on arrival and very people friendly. I would highly recommend him for a special occasion. Thank you for making my birthday special.”
Party Magician Review for 50th Birthday Party in London
“Ian made a huge contribution to the success of our Golden Wedding Anniversary celebratory lunch! We were all, young and old, totally amazed by the “tricks” he performed and the relaxed atmosphere his presence helped to create at our family gathering. He truly made the day MAGIC for us and our guests.  My 9 year old grandson asked his parents “can Ian come to my birthday party?” – an outstanding endorsement!!”
Hugh Baker
Party Magician Review
“Wow! You were unbelievable. Everyone said you were best they had ever seen! Ian is undoubtedly the best. Not only because the illusions are remarkable but he is one of the nicest people you will meet. We used him for chances festival and I can’t fault him. The booking process was simple and easy and on the day Ian arrived and just provided the best entertainment working the crowd. And I’m already re booking for next year!!”
Josianne Cross – Organiser
Party Magician Review for Event in Banbury
“Ian attended our annual Members’ Day last weekend and had over 200 members spell bound with his magic. Ian mingled with members’ and their children at our pre-dinner drinks reception causing amusement and astonishment in equal measure and then managed to spend time with every table throughout the evening. I have received a flurry of emails from members all saying how much they enjoyed the evening and in particular Ian’s magic. If you book Ian you will not be disappointed.”
Robert Brewer– Club Secretary
Party Magician Review for Event at The Royal Wimbledon Club
“I hired Ian for a 60th Birthday Garden Party with over 50 guests for his close up magic. Ian put the guests completely at ease with his relaxed style but baffling magic. I have no idea how he did what he did but the guests were amazed and it got the party off to an excellent start. I would happily hire Ian again for a similar event.”
Mike Dick
Party Magician Review for 60th Birthday Celebration in Reading
Magic Show Testimonials
“Walk through the door into a very different way of thinking. Souch manages to access ordinary thoughts and ideas to create a thoroughly enjoyable and impressive show…it’s a must see!”
On The Fringe Paper
Camden Fringe Magic Show Review
“Souch is a clever man playing with our memory and preconceptions. He is best when openly displaying an ability to read people’s subconscious expressions.”
Camden Fringe Magic Show Review
“We were delighted with how the entertainment went. We are still talking about how you did all that stuff and have concluded that you are indeed a mind-reading magician – there is no other explanation!!A brilliant, brilliant show, thank you.”
Shaun Andrews
Magic Show Review At Cricket Club Awards Evening
“Ian was amazing! Everyone at our event couldn’t stop talking about his performance, and couldn’t figure out how he did it. He was very professional and easy to work with. If you are thinking about booking Ian Souch, I couldn’t recommend him enough!”
Jamie Lacelle - Variety Show Organiser
Magic Show Review
“Your show was a massive hit last night – everybody has spent most of the morning discussing what went on and how good you were – so thank you for performing for us.”
Steve Marshall
Magic Show Review For The Royal Air Force
“Big thank you for attending our event and amazing us all with your magic (show). It was superb!! A lot of people were making comments after as to how good it was.”
Tom Mathew
Magic Show Review For The Kerala Christian Federation
“Mentalist Ian Souch for me, was the strongest act on the bill.”
Walt Lees - Abra Magazine
Review of Shinfield Theatre Show in Reading``