Terms Conditions

Booking Terms and Conditions for Seriously Good Magic (SGM)

Please read carefully the terms and conditions outlined on this page. Any individual or corporation undertaking contractual business with Tom Thumb Magic assumes full acknowledgment of these published terms and conditions, without exception.

Definitions:
The “Artiste” refers to Seriously Good Magic (Herinafter referred to as SGM)

The “Client” means the individual or corporation by whom the Booking is being made.

The “Booking” means the specific reservation of TTM’s services, for a particular event, to be held on a particular date, by the Client.

The “Contract” means the agreement (Booking Confirmation) – including all of the temporal, financial & logistical arrangements – made between the Booker and TTM, in relation to the services for the function specified.

The “Booking Form” means the document – electronic or hard copy, or both – which formally details and consolidates the Contract made between the Booker and TTM.

The “Date” means the specific day, booked for services from TTM, by the Client.

The “Services” means the actual presentation(s) and/or performances(s) delivered by TTM.

Booking Process

The specific date requested by the Client is provisionally held by TTM until the necessary deposit (where applicable) has been fulfilled and cleared. If a deposit is required, the performance date will be held for a maximum of 7 days without receiving deposit. All bookings remain provisional until the booking form has been returned, and the deposit paid. Should the deposit not be remitted within this time, then the provisional date automatically becomes available to other clients, without liability to TTM or the Client.

Deposits

An initial deposit may be required for booking TTM. The specific amount will vary from between 25% to 50% of the total fee. Under certain circumstances, the full performance fee is required in advance. The deposit paid by the Client is non-refundable.

Payments

Payments, for both the deposit and the balance, are required to be paid via BACS transfer, Paypal or Cash. Invoices, for the deposit and the balance, will be issued to the Client, respectively as required.
The deposit must be paid within 7 days of the provisional agreement. The balance, in cleared funds, is required by or on the booking date.

Services

The Artiste will need to be at the venue at least 15 minutes prior to the event. The Artiste will require at least 1 parking space for the duration of the event. If the Client is aware of any parking restrictions, such as residents parking, pay and display, or time limits please advise the Artiste when booking your event. If parking is not near your house or venue TTM may also need to unload/load before and after the event.

Liability

TTM is public liability insured and takes the upmost care to ensure the safety of all event guests. The Artiste will only use high quality products and follows tried and tested routines to minimise any risk to health. Whilst TTM does have a full clear enhanced CRB (Child Protection) disclosure and first aid qualification, at least one adult should be present at all times during the Services provided by TTM. The Artiste cannot accept liability for actions outside of the Artiste’s control to include hazards/dangers within the home or chosen venue. The client has a duty of care to ensure a safe working environment and suitable performance area for TTM.

Cancellations

In the event that the Client decides to cancel the Booking, the Client is required to notify the Artiste, via email, immediately. As a result of such, the Client will forfeit any deposit paid. Additionally, 50% of the balance for Services booked are required to be paid to the Artiste if the cancellation is made within 28 days prior to the event date. If cancellation is within 7 days of the event, full payment is required.

Failure of TTM to fulfill contract.

In the unlikely event that TTM is unable to deliver the agreed service of entertainment, TTM shall endeavour to provide an entertainer, of equal standing to the Artiste, to serve as a replacement. Should this not be possible, all monies paid by the Client shall be returned. Following the reimbursement of these funds, the Artiste shall have no further liability to the Client in relation to any part of the Contract.