Character Hire

4.9 AVG Rating for Characters
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Character Hire

Hiring a character, or characters, to appear at your event can be a memorable addition and bring a real sense of fun. Whether you’re looking for characters for kids parties or even to liven things up at an adults party, there’s so much choice you’re sure to find a character to suit. Most character hire is performed by trained actors so you know the performance will be high quality and authentic - you’ll love watching your guest’s reactions as their favourite characters come to life right before their eyes. To find out more about character hire in your area simply complete a request form.

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4.9 139 reviews

Give your event that special sparkle with a character visit. We have an extensive catalogue of characters available including princesses, superheroes, unicorn and seasonal characters.

High Voltage Events

High Voltage Events

4.9 106 reviews

Our character actors are available for guest appearances to meet and greet and mix and mingle with your guests. They are perfect for photo opportunities!

Magic Mirror Parties

Magic Mirror Parties

4.9 100 reviews

All our children’s party entertainers are trained performers and are based all over!! Let us make your child's birthday one to remember in the years to come! Planning all the games and music (...

AMA Events

AMA Events

4.9 60 reviews

Our Characters can be incorporated into a show or simply to walk about. These include, Peppa Pig, Spiderman, Batman, Captain Jack Sparrow, Worzel Gummidge.

Startopia Entertainment

Startopia Entertainment

4.8 44 reviews

We provide a variety of mascots and characters that are able to join your party for appearance and take photos next to our themed backdrops whilst also presenting the birthday child with a gift.

Part of Your World Productions Ltd.

Part of Your World Productions Ltd.

4.9 43 reviews

Sit back and relax whilst we organise your special day. My name is Melissa and I’ve been working as an entertainer for many years. After starting my career working for Walt Disney World, I feel I...

Professor Bumble

Professor Bumble

5 39 reviews

Stress free children's (3-7 yrs) Birthday Parties, with a funny show of comedy magic, juggling, slapstick comedy, puppets, balloon modelling, unicycling, party games and a bubble machine. I...

Liberty Star Entertainment
Tyne and Wear

Liberty Star Entertainment

4.9 27 reviews

Lots of characters and mascots available to assist our superb children's parties.

Beano The Clown

Beano The Clown

4.7 27 reviews

I work as a clown. I perform shows for children, in 1 or 2 hours, for -5s and +5s. In a 1 hour show I do a magic show and make balloon animals over everyone, with a special balloon for the birthday...

Racing Snail Creative Entertainment
East Sussex

Racing Snail Creative Entertainment

4.9 24 reviews

Established local entertainer, 25+ years in the entertainment industry; we offer face painting, balloon modelling, balloon arches, table decorations,entertainment, wedding package and silent disco...

Dynamique Dance & Parties

Dynamique Dance & Parties

4.8 22 reviews

Mascots and costumed performers for meet and greets from £50 x30mins

Nail That Look
West Midlands

Nail That Look

4.9 19 reviews

I can provide princesses for a variety of events such as parties, weddings, festivals, fetes, corporate events, christenings, restaurants, business launches etc.

Super Fun Parties

Super Fun Parties

5 19 reviews

Are you looking for an entertainer for your little treasure's birthday party and want your party to stand out from the crowd? My Birthday Service enables mothers of 1-14 years old kids to...

Froggle Parties Ltd

Froggle Parties Ltd

4.7 18 reviews

As seen on CBBC! Froggle Parties provide truly amazing children’s parties that are high energy and non stop fun! Filled with a heaps of varied party activities that kids absolutely love! Our...

Crazy Colin's Magic Shows

Crazy Colin's Magic Shows

4.9 17 reviews

Your child can have the best birthday ever when you invite CRAZY COLIN to the party! No one makes kids laugh quite like CRAZY COLIN! Your child's birthday is once year, so make their party...

Poppy's Parties
West Sussex

Poppy's Parties

4.8 16 reviews

*WINNER* Best Children's Party Business 2020- South of England; Prestige Awards *WINNER* Best Children's Party Business 2020- London and the South East; SME Business Awards *WINNER* 'Best Children...

JJ Puppets

JJ Puppets

4.9 16 reviews

We are a company that provide quality puppet shows for family and kids parties or events. Our shows are completely customisable to suit each customers requests. If you book with us you can choose...

Adam Ants Parties

Adam Ants Parties

4.6 14 reviews

With magic, puppetry, songs, balloon modelling and lots more, you’ll be giving them a party they’ll remember for months to come. Don’t want an entertainer, just party supplies? No problem! From...

All Things Princess Parties
Greater Manchester

All Things Princess Parties

5 12 reviews

Invite your favourite Princess to add a touch of sparkle to your event. We have a variety of packages to suit your needs or can tailor make a bespoke package if required.

My Party Gram

My Party Gram

5 12 reviews

Professional performers offer fun and engaging characters to add a special touch to your event. Bat girl, pirates, circus characters, clown. Based in Surrey


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Whether it’s fairytale character, favourite animal or a famous face, hiring a character performer for your event is now easier than ever. A great choice for children’s parties, stag and hen do’s and even as a curveball at a wedding reception; our listed suppliers will work with you and advise on what type of party character will work best for you. To hear from your local character hire suppliers complete a request form now.