Tie balloons outside the party venue to guide lost parents.
Please try to make sure babies and toddlers have an adult with them during the show.
Try not to distribute balloons, party blowers and whistles until after the magic
Adults are more than welcome to watch the show, but if they could be asked not to
hold loud conversations during the show it would be much appreciated. Perhaps a side
room could be used for them to have a natter. It can be very distracting for the
children to have parents making more noise than them.
You are welcome to take photos during the show.
Please don’t distribute food or drink during the magic and games as they are liable
to be spilt, and children holding a sticky lolly would not be able to help the magician.
Do not invite more children than you think you can cope with.
Ask the children to arrive fifteen minutes before the show starts. Normally if you
tell them to arrive for the start time you will still find them drifting in up to
fifteen or twenty minutes late.
As well as sandwiches and crisps for food, think of other alternatives like Hot Dogs
that can be boiled in a pan in a few minutes.
Save the unwrapping of presents for when the party is over and the other children
have gone home, or better still take them home with you for the unwrapping. Many
a birthday child has been upset by another child playing with their new toy and breaking