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Harrington Magic LLC

Unit P12, JBR, Dubai

Sally Winfield

James Harrington

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Frequently Asked Questions


Listed below are the frequently asked questions that the Harrington Magic team encounter on a daily basis. Should you still have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us and we will happily reply at the earliest convenience.

What is close-up magic?

James will astonish your guests with close up magic. This means that he casually mingles and interacts with your guests while performing mind-blowing acts of sleight of hand, misdirection and psychological illusions.



How long has James been performing professionally?

James has been performing magic professionally for the past 14 years. As a young child, James started to pursue his passion for magic, whereby he spent countless hours practicing and perfecting his techniques, moves and routines to be able to perform professionally years later.


What type of events does James perform at?

James has performed at over 3,000 events, including private parties, corporate events, gala dinners, award ceremonies, product launches, store openings, trade shows, and weddings.


I've never hired a magician before. Can I see a live demonstration?

Yes. We understand how choosing the right entertainment for an event can be a stressful decision as you want to ensure its success while getting the best entertainment value. James will gladly meet with you for a free magic demonstration in order to give you the opportunity to experience first-hand his mesmerising skills.


What is James' booking fee?

James’ rates are extremely competitive – they do change slightly based on the time of year, the day of the week and the duration of performance. Please call for an instant quote.


What are the payment methods?

We do accept cash, cheques, paypal or bank transfers.


How many hours will James perform?

The length of the performance varies based on your event’s needs.


Does James have any references that I can contact?

Yes, James has an entire database of previous clients who have offered to provide direct testimonials and act as references upon request.


Does James require any special setup?

No. James’ show is completely self-contained meaning he does not require special set-up, making it easy for you. He uses cards, coins and borrowed objects – which are always returned to the owner, and guests will be able to keep a memento of the performance.


Does James perform internationally?

Yes, James regularly performs throughout the United Arab Emirates, the Middle East, Europe, and North America. Please contact us to find out more about the booking requirements for an international event.


Can James perform for non-English speakers?

Absolutely! Having performed all over the world, James has been able to modify his routine to overcome the language barriers if necessary. He can even perform some of his act in Arabic, Hindi, Urdu and Russian.


Is James' show suitable for all cultures?

Yes, he has the uncanny ability to win over even the most sceptical of audiences - in a most professional yet relaxed manner, captivating the audience whilst always being respectful of all ethnic groups and cultures.


Does James perform at children's birthday parties?

No, James’ act is not geared towards children.