Posts by Julian Mather

KEH082: Tried-and-Tested Kids Party Games to Add to Your Show

Kids Entertainer Podcast 082 with Simon Sparkles: Tried-and-Tested Kids Party Games to Add to Your Show

Tried-and-Tested Kids Party Games to Add to Your Show Whatever type of children’s entertainer you are, you’ll find having easy-to-do but extremely fun kids party games in your arsenal useful. They not only help you give the children a delightful time; they also make you stand out in the adults’ eyes as you’re able to…

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KEH081: How to Be Funny

KEH081 David Devito: How to Be Funny - Comedy Tips for Kids Entertainers

How to Be Funny: Comedy Tips for Kids Entertainers As entertainers, we usually worry if we are funny enough. And it’s understandable. Laughter is a good indication (though it is by no means the only indication) that our audience is indeed being entertained. If comedy is something you wish you’re better at, or if you…

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How Many Tricks Do You Need to Be a Magician?

How Many Tricks Do You Need to Be a Magician

In my last post for this Tips for Starting Magicians series, I discussed what to keep in mind when choosing the tricks for your first magic show. Now I’ll focus on a question that many who are thinking of trying their hand at magic ask: how many tricks do you need to be a magician?

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KEH080: Why a Children’s Entertainment Career Is a Smart Choice

Kids Entertainer Podcast 080 with Jolly Roger: Why a Children’s Entertainment Career Is a Smart Choice

Why a Children’s Entertainment Career Is a Smart Choice Roger Blakiston’s career in professional entertainment spans over 50 years, and it also spans both sides of the Atlantic. Theatrically trained and having run his own children’s entertainment agency in the UK before moving to the US—where he is still an active kids comedy magician—Roger is…

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How Entertainers Can Help a Restaurant to Run Smoothly

Restaurant Gigs for Kids Entertainers part 3

Previously in the Restaurant Gigs for Kids Entertainers series, restaurant manager Andrew Cox shared what magicians and roaming performers need to know about the restaurant and hotel setting and what is expected of them. Here in part 3, Andrew is back to discuss in more specific details the value that entertainers add to the dining…

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KEH078: How to Be Likable and Win Clients with Relationship Marketing

Kids Entertainer Podcast with Eric Knaus_Relationship Marketing

How to Be Likable and Win Clients with Relationship Marketing: Tips for Kids Entertainers Eric Knaus, aka the Great Zucchini, is one of those people who have an intuitive marketing sense. Instead of spending dollars to promote his brand, he relies on something that’s low-cost but astoundingly effective: relationship marketing. Listen to our interview with…

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KEH076: Creating Kids Shows with Christopher T. Magician

Kids Entertainer Podcast 76: Creating Kids Shows with Christopher T. Magician

Creating Kids Shows with Christopher T. Magician This podcast episode is all about building strong routines and creating kids shows that thrive on audience interaction and keep the kids bursting with laughter. And who better to talk about comedy, entertainment, and captivating audiences than the wacky and creative Christopher T. Magician? Hit play and pick…

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