Mind Reading Magician - Corporate Client Reviews

bt logo imageBT - Close Up Magic Entertainment - London

"Everyone, but everyone, was mightily impressed with the Mind Reading magic act. The feedback I got was not just about Mark's act - it was about his style, manner and humour in presenting it."

David Orr, Head of Media Relations, BT Wholesale

(BT have subsequently booked Mark again on 3 occasions)


olympus logo imageOlympus - Corporate Entertainment - Dubai

"We selected Mark to perform at our distributor meeting in Dubai. Our delegates came from Europe, the Middle East and Africa so it was a very international gathering and I know that - regardless of their background - they were completely surprised by the illusions Mark created during the evening. Should we ever need the services of a 'Mind Reading' Illusionist again, I would have no hesitation in contacting Mark, or recommending him to others."

Janice Walker, International Marketing Manager, Olympus KeyMed, Essex


raikkonen imageKimi Raikkonen - Hospitality Entertainment - Monaco

"Each year Kimi Raikkonen charters a boat at Monaco for the Grand Prix. This year Kimi decided to provide some magical entertainment for his guests, and we hired magician Mark Cairns. We had some 70 guests on board and Mark's mental magic continued to amaze and entertain everybody throughout the weekend. Mark was really excellent, and is also an extremely nice person who got on well with everybody - it was a pleasure to have him on board."

Sue Holland, P.A. to Mr Kimi Raikkonen


dubai logo imageBurj Al Arab Hotel - Hospitality Industry Cabaret Show - Dubai

"Thanks for doing such a great job entertaining the guests at the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai on New Years Eve. The hotel was very happy - all great to hear. I hope to be able to work with you at some stage next year!"

Simon Brown, Browns Leisure International


renault  logo imageRenault - Corporate Away Day Entertainment - Hertfordshire

"Mark had a timely, friendly and professional approach. I have had lots of feedback, with many people still trying to work out how it was done!"

Helen Thompson, Director, Information Services, Renault UK Ltd


microsoft  logo imageMicrosoft - Office Christmas Party Entertainment - Hertfordshire

"Mark went down a storm, and I have had nothing but praise for both his performance and his amenable nature. His "Fake Psychic" mind reading act was astonishing as well as funny, and really helped to break the ice at the beginning of the evening."

Clare Prior, Microsoft Ltd


oracle logo imageOracle - Magic Performance at Company Dinner - Berkshire

"We were looking for someone who would be able to entertain everyone attending the function, to help them to both have a good time and to get to know one another better. I am happy to say that Mark easily exceeded our expectations and his skills as a magician really helped to make the whole evening. I was particularly impressed with Mark's professional manner with guests. Every comment I received was very complementary."

Colin McGinnis, Oracle


fujitsu logo imageFujitsu - Magician for Office Party - Birmingham

"I was looking for magical entertainment which would appeal to everybody as well as help the team relax and enjoy themselves. This was most definitely achieved as Mark mingled and amazed during drinks and dinner. I was particularly impressed by his professionalism and quick wit, especially with those who were in a mischievous mood as the evening progressed!"

Helen Pinnell, Fujitsu


gsk logo imageGlaxoSmithKline - Comedy Fake Psychic for Office Drinks Function - Middlesex

"I must admit that one or two of my colleagues were slightly dubious about 'psychological magic' but as soon as they met Mark I knew I did not have to worry in the slightest. He instantly put everyone at ease with his relaxed manner. The feedback I received about him has been fantastic."

Allyson Greene, GlaxoSmithKline

(GlaxoSmithKline have subsequently booked Mark again on two separate occasions)


guernsey logo imageGuernsey Home & Lifestyle Show - Hospitality Magician - Guernsey

"Mark Cairns is an amazing 'mind reader'. During the Guernsey Home and Lifestyle Show he entertained literally thousands of visitors, leaving most dumbfounded with his skills. We were so impressed that we've now made sure Mark will be working his magic at the Jersey Home and Lifestyle Show next year! All praise received is most definitely deserved."

Gemma Duport, Organiser, Home & Lifestyle Show, Guernsey


hiscox logo imageHiscox Plc - Magician for Company Function - London

"I observed Mark in action with senior management and he was absolutely amazing. His observations and his mental effects left them dumbfounded. Such a skill at reading people could leave people feeling transparent and/or stupid, but Mark is a funny, charismatic magician and made people feel comfortable and relaxed. I hope we can call upon him again in the not-too-distant future, and I will be recommending him to my event organising colleagues."

Lorraine Mandry, Hiscox Plc., London

(Hiscox have subsequently booked Mark again for two further events)


marine logo imageMarine Connection - Mental Illusionist for Client Hospitality - London

"We were honoured to have Mark Cairns entertain everyone at our event at Chinawhite. It was a real pleasure to meet him. Most people I know are still talking about his amazing "Mind Reading" talent and are totally baffled by how he managed it! I will certainly pass Mark's details to everyone I know."

Margaux Dodds, Marine Connection, London


lcr logo imageLondon Continental Stations & Property - Magician for Company Event - London

"Everyone had a great time on Friday night. I have had countless comments on how brilliant Mark was and saw lots of baffled looks. Fantastic!! Having a magician as good as Mark helped to make our evening a great success. I shall definitely be recommending his services and booking him again. Thank you very much, Mark, you were brilliant."

Susan Savery, London Continental Stations & Property, London


channeltunnel logo imageChannel Tunnel Rail Link, London

"I hired Mark after a colleague who had seen Mark's comedy Mind Reading at another event recommended him. I had great feedback from everybody, they were all happy and very impressed by him. Thank you Mark for your performance."

Charlotte Lefebvre, Channel Tunnel Rail Link, London


londonandcapital logo imageLondon & Capital, Magician for Company Christmas Dinner - London

"My colleagues were very impressed with Mark's act and his friendly personality, and I received very positive feedback on the day. The mind magic was a greatly needed distraction and it helped everybody to relax on arrival at the venue and to enjoy the day ahead. (A few sceptics were converted, too!)"

Emilia Gosling, London & Capital, London


conoco logo imageConoco Phillips - Entertainment for Corporate Dinner - London

"The dinner-dance at London Zoo was a huge success and I have had great feedback about the entertainment in general and the magicians Mark organised for us in particular. Even our resident magician here at work was quite amazed at what was done."

Nigel Hudspith, Conoco Phillips, London


opma logo imageOverseas Press and Media Association - Illusionist for Christmas Party - London

"I was faced with many people who advertise as magicians on the net and it was always going to be a gamble who I chose for entertainment, yet I am very pleased I hired Mark. Mark hit exactly the right note for the audience. He was entertaining without being pushy or patronising and friendly without being over familiar."

Alex McKibbin, President, OPMA

(The Overseas Press and Media Association went on to book Mark again)


veredus logo imageVeredus - Corporate Entertainment - London

"We were all very impressed by Mark's table magic repertoire and our guests commented on how professional and discrete he was. Mark certainly livened up our evening and made it a pleasant break from simply chatting to each other!"

Jessica Cairns (no relation!), Veredus, London

(Veredus went on to hire Mark again as entertainment for their next client hospitality event)


partheneon logo imageParthenon Group, London - Company Dinner

"It's never easy to please everyone in the crowd and when the crowd is an international consulting company it seems almost impossible - but Mark succeeded! With his friendly approach, professional interaction and his first class magic skills, Mark blew everyone away and left them speechless. His feats are still the subject of discussion over drinks on a Friday evening!"

Lucia Troksiarova, HR Manager, Parthenon Group, London

(The Parthenon Group hired Mark again the following year)


statestreet logo imageState Street Global Markets, London - Corporate Christmas Party Entertainer

"Mark certainly enhanced our corporate Christmas event, impressing and entertaining everyone with his wonderful and intriguing magic! He was talk of the office the next morning."

Gwendoline Farrin, State Street Global Markets, London


london business school logo imageLondon Business School, London - Corporate Event

"Mark went down a storm and made what was already a great evening that much more special. Many of our guests who I spoke to afterwards commented very favourably about Mark and his magic tricks.  It was great to hear that he had such a willing and interested crowd!"

Alex Brod, London Business School, London


omd logo imageOMD, London - Corporate Entertainment

"Mark came to our offices just before Christmas and entertained everyone with his unique mix of magic and humour. We've been racking our brains ever since trying to work out how a self-professed "fraudulent psychic" knew exactly what we were thinking. I'm sure we'll be using his services again and I would have no hesitation in recommending him to anyone - for corporate or private work."

Ewan Adams, Associate Director, OMD, London


biomedica logo imageOxford BioMedica, Oxfordshire

"I was impressed at the ease with which Mark mingled with our guests and how relaxed he made us all feel - it's an amazing talent to be able to do that while at the same time managing to completely bamboozle us! He is still the talk of the coffee room."

Sian Lorimer, Oxford BioMedica (UK) Ltd., Oxford, Oxfordshire

(Oxford BioMedica subsequently went on to hire magician Mark again)


waitrose logo imageWaitrose, Oxfordshire

"On behalf of everyone at Waitrose, we would like to thank Mark for a truly magnificent magic performance. He kept everyone captivated and amazed, not to mention wondering how he achieved what he did. It was a fantastic and memorable evening, and we look forward to using Mark's services again."

Linda Johnson, Personnel Manager, Waitrose, Oxfordshire


gladstone logo imageGladstone MRM, Oxfordshire - Corporate Entertainment

"I personally heard phrases like… 'How did he do that?', 'That's not possible', and 'He should be on our Sales team!' Mark's tableside (and bar-side) manner was relaxed and professional as he entertained us with conversation as well as magic."

Arthur Morris, General Manager, Gladstone MRM, Oxfordshire

(Gladstone MRM subsequently hired Mark for hospitality work at a trade show)


berkeley homes logo imageBerkley Homes, Oxfordshire - Corporate Entertainment

"Everyone had an excellent evening and were mesmerised by Mark. He certainly created great interest and people are still asking 'How did he do that?' His professionalism was second to none and we would definitely recommend Mark to anyone who would like their party to be a success."

Margaret Rowland, Berkeley Homes, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

(Berkley Homes have subsequently hired Mark again on 3 separate occassions)


warnerland logo imageWarner Land Surveys, Oxfordshire - Corporate Entertainment

"Mark was booked for our staff Christmas dinner this year and helped the evening go extremely well. Mark has a very pleasant disposition and spent the evening mixing with our guests dispensing his special brand of magic. No matter how sceptical you are it is impossible not to be amazed at what is happening in front of your very eyes! How he does it is beyond us. The idea of Mark as an 'ice breaker' quickly developed into the star feature for the evening and we have no hesitation in recommending him as a magician for any social gathering."

Martin J Green, Company Secretary, Warner Land Surveys, Wallingford, Oxfordshire


10media logo image10medianet Corporate Entertainment - Berkshire

"Everyone thought Mark was great and all were astounded by his magical mind reading! My only regret is that I was not there to see it. It was also great that Mark was able to accommodate us at short notice."

Debbie Davies, 10Media.net, Windsor, Berkshire


berkshire independent hospital logo imageBerkshire Independent Hospital - Corporate Entertainment - Berkshire

"I have received letters from the guests to say how much they enjoyed the evening. Comments like: 'Thank you - the evening was magic', 'Magician superb!' and 'Thanks for the evening, had to check nothing was missing after seeing excellent magician!' were plentiful. Mark really went down a storm, his performance and ability to entertain was way beyond our expectations."

Denise Louw, Business Development Manager,
Berkshire Independent Hospital, Reading, Berkshire

(Denise hired Mark again for another event)


euphonyEuphony TelecommunicationsEuphony Telecommunications Corporate Entertainment - Berkshire

"Everyone thoroughly enjoyed themselves and I had a lot of comments from the guests saying how fantastic Mark was - I think they are still trying to figure out how he did those things!"

Emma Hickman, Euphony Telecommunications, Berkshire


clipper logo imageClipper Teas Ltd - Corporate Entertainment - Hampshire

"Everyone at the party was delighted with Mark's mind reading act, and found it thrillingly entertaining. His ability to bring groups of people together and entertain at all levels proved to be a very valuable contribution to making the day so special. It really helped to break the ice between employees and special guests."

Julie Rideout, Marketing Manager, Clipper Teas Ltd, Hampshire


lorica logo imageLorica Consulting Ltd - Corporate Entertainment - Hampshire

"I have heard nothing but rave reviews about Mark - everyone loved his magic, even if some were a little 'spooked' by his mind-reading skills! I don't doubt that there will be some glowing recommendations made to people looking for such entertainment in the future."

Lynn Perrini, Lorica Consulting Ltd, Hampshire


mercury logo imageMercury Computer Systems - Corporate Entertainment - Hampshire

"The formal dinner was the highlight of the international conference, and expectations were high. The close up entertainment that Mark provided did not let anyone down. Without exception everyone enjoyed a performance that astonished even the most sceptical and was great fun. I would not hesitate to recommend Mark to anyone wanting a magician to inject some professional amusement and a talking point into a social occasion."

Jennifer Moss, Company Secretary, Mercury Computer Systems, Hampshire


nuttall logo imageEdmund Nuttall Ltd - Corporate Entertainment - Cardiff

"Mark was the talk of the breakfast the following morning and no doubt his magic will be the topic of our conversation for many weeks. I've passed on his details to our Board Director who was there on Saturday; he wants to book Mark for a function he is organising so I hope that we are able to see him again in the near future."

Ros Grinter, Edmund Nuttall Ltd, Cardiff


capita logo imageCapita London Market Services - Corporate Entertainment - Gloucestershire

"Mark's act, along with his personality and enthusiasm, helped to make a memorable and extremely successful event. He has been the talk of the office ever since and I have received nothing but praise for booking him. Mark was also a great help in the weeks prior to the function. His responses to my emails were always immediate, friendly and left me totally at ease. Having had no previous experience of organising such an event, Mark's professionalism and understanding were very much appreciated."

Jody Bevan, Capita London Market Services, Gloucestershire


national youth orchestra logo imageMagician for Formal Dinner - Bristol (The National Youth Orchestra)

"Mark has a very easy-going manner, is tremendously professional and a fascinating magician. The guests found him to be entertaining, funny, polite and amusing, but above all were completely amazed at the extraordinary mind tricks he performed."

Jonathan Vaughan, Director, National Youth Orchestra, Bristol

(The National Youth Orchestra has subsequently hired Mark again on three separate occasions)


shield medicare logo imageShield Medicare - Corporate Entertainment - Cardiff

"Having spoken to many of the international delegates who attended the conference dinner I must thank Mark for helping to make it a very memorable occasion. Even the sceptics amongst them were spellbound by the mental magic and being at such close quarters made it all the more enthralling."

Ann Evans, Shield Medicare, Cardiff


fasthosts logo imageFasthosts - Corporate Entertainment - Gloucestershire

"Mark made a big difference to the meal - everyone was more relaxed and obviously hugely enjoyed his mind reading tricks. It added a little something to the usual party and I wouldn't hesitate to employ his services for the next time!"

Rachel Vicary, Fasthosts, Gloucester, Gloucestershire


qrs logo imageQRS Market Research Ltd - Corporate Entertainment - Hertfordshire

"From the point of view of being the organiser it was a leap of faith booking someone unknown from just a website, but Mark more than lived up to my expectations. It is always a bit of a worry whether the night is going to be judged a success, but this one was, without question!"

Samantha Adby, Managing Director, QRS Market Research Ltd,
Hertford, Hertfordshire


greene king logo imageGreene King Brewing - Corporate Entertainment - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

"I know that some people were very dubious about the whole table magician scenario but all the staff I have spoken to since the event have had nothing but good things to say about Mark. I caught snippets of various conversations in the office on Monday morning describing the performance he put on, and it was very apparent that he caused much intrigue and enjoyment."

Tricia Bareham, Greene King Brewing, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire


pca logo imagePlowman Craven & Associates - Corporate Entertainment - Hertfordshire

"The black tie dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel in London had the potential to be a very formal event. However, the magician provided an opportunity for some fun. Our guests were all hugely entertained by him throughout the evening. Mark really connected with our guests and helped them to relax and enjoy themselves. This enabled us to concentrate on the running of the evening, which turned out to be hugely successful."

Lindy Fox, Plowman Craven & Associates, Hertfordshire


esri logo imageESRI Systems - Corporate Entertainment - Buckinghamshire

"I have selected a few of the favourable comments from my colleagues: 'The magician was brilliant, great idea - do it again next year', 'I had my mind "read" at our table and I was really impressed - I thought it was the highlight of mealtime', 'Very good - Mark did some things early on with a bunch of us by the bar and he completely baffled me.' I would like to add that Mark's manner and professionalism impressed us all, he certainly made the evening extra special."

Alan Sampson, ESRI Systems, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire


infor logo imageInfor Global Solutions UK Ltd - Corporate Entertainment - West Midlands

"Mark's response to my emails and phone calls was very prompt, and on the night his magic show was extremely professional and quite unbelievable. Mark certainly helped make our party a huge success and I would have no hesitation in booking him again, or recommending him for any corporate or private function."

Rosie Pettigrew, Infor Global Solutions UK Ltd, Henley-in-Arden,
West Midlands


porsche logo imagePorsche Club of Great Britain - Corporate Entertainment - Warwickshire

"Thanks Mark for your 'performance' at the Porsche Club's Championship Award Dinner. Competitors were still trying to figure out 'how he did that' on Sunday morning. You certainly kept them entertained and left them somewhat perplexed."

Steve Kelvin, Porsche Club of Great Britain, Warwickshire, Midlands

(The Porsche Club went on to hire magician Mark again the following year)


west midlands logo imageWest Midlands Quality Centre - Corporate Entertainment - Warwickshire

"Mark was perfect for bringing together a group of people that seldom meet - an icebreaker with a real difference! Mark's magic tricks are still a hot topic of conversation today. I've already had requests for his details, and I look forward to working with him again. I would particularly like to thank Mark for taking a great deal of stress out of organising an event such as this - his regular contact and punctual appearance were greatly appreciated."

Alison O'Farrell, West Midlands Quality Centre, Coventry, Warwickshire


land rover logo imageLand Rover Monthly magazine - Corporate Entertainment - Warwickshire, Midlands

"We had some very good feedback about Mark. And some traders who opted to miss the barbeque (and Mark) this year were fed up when they heard how good the magic was and are now looking forward to next year."

Cathie Howell Thomas, Land Rover Monthly magazine, Warwickshire, Midlands

(LRM booked Mark to perform again the following year)


scania logo imageScania - Corporate Entertainment - Northamptonshire

"It is always difficult to find some alternative entertainment for an event and Mark's performance went down well. As our staff were not aware Mark was attending it added some more excitement to the evening. Witnessing magic close up left everyone amazed, especially those that were actually involved in the performance."

Michelle Alexander, Scania, Northampton, Northamptonshire



spicerhaart logo imageSpicer Haart - Corporate Entertainment Magician - Essex

"Mark's very extraordinary entertainment thrilled and excited our guests, giving the ball much more of a WOW factor. People are still talking about him, and I would very much like to enlist his services in future years."

Alison Ager, Commercial Manager, Spicer Haart, Colchester, Essex


layer3 logo imageLayer3 Systems - Corporate Entertainment - Surrey

"I am convinced that Mark changed a pleasant evening into something very special that many people will remember for some time. Mark's friendly approach and technical skills provided exactly the kind of ice breaking moments that can be so difficult to produce and left people chatting away like old friends! The extraordinary feats he demonstrated created a great atmosphere and I know that this helped us to win some new business as well as amaze some existing clients."

Viv Gregory, Director, Layer3 Systems, Surrey

(Layer3 went on to book Magician Mark again the following year)


cmr logo imageCMR International - Corporate Entertainment - Surrey

"I know that everybody here thought Mark was great. The "honest fake psychic" act was something different and I'd be happy to do it again (and recommend him to others)!"

Lyndsey Scrase, CMR International, Surrey

(CMR went on to hire Mark on 3 separate occasions, including flying him overseas for an international client function)



About Mark Cairns

Professional Magician Mark Cairns is ideal for corporate entertainment, with over ten years experience as a full-time performer. A specialist close up magician for adult audiences, Mark uses these skills as a psychological mind reader at corporate events, weddings and private parties, and performs while either mingling with guests or working at the table. Mark is a member of The Magic Circle.


Contact Mark today to talk about how you can make your event one to remember!