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Mike G The Caricaturist

Mike G The Caricaturist

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Location Tyne and Wear
Starting from £379
8 Reviews

One of the UK’s most exciting live caricaturists, with an immensely confident, clean style and the ability to capture spookily accurate likenesses.

  • Highlights
  • Has caricatured 10,000+ faces at venues all over the world
  • Works from an easel, creating a unique audience experience and allowing for maximum engagement with guests
  • Performance times can be adjusted to suit your preferences

Mike was absolutely fantastic. I have received countless compliments about him and everyone was thrilled with his work... I cannot recommend Mike enough, book him and you will not be disappointed.

Sam Grewcock

About


Mike is an award-winning caricature artist based in Newcastle upon Tyne, and has nearly twenty years of experience at drawing guests at events. He has personally caricatured over ten thousand faces at venues all over the world, becoming one of the UK's most experienced and respected caricaturists.

Combine this with a friendly, cheerful personality and easy ability to talk with people from all walks of life, and you have a fantastic entertainment choice. Mike has won international awards for likeness in caricatures, and performed in Las Vegas, Orlando, and on Celebrity Cruises in Scandinavia and the Mediterranean. He is also the acclaimed character designer behind ITV’s ‘Newzoids’.

With an incredible eye for capturing exaggerated likeness, Mike is able to create astounding and hilarious likenesses in minutes with an impeccable attention to detail that will wow your guests and give them a fun and treasured momento of the day to take home.

Working from his signature easel, Mike's presence brings howls of laughter, big crowds watching him work and true likenesses that your guests will want to take home and frame!

Performance Schedule


  • 2 Hours

Additional hours are available.

Previous Clients

Mike has nearly 20 years' experience in caricature work, and he has drawn at events for many top UK companies as well as at weddings, private events and trade shows worldwide. He has undertaken thousands of caricature commissions, and is the acclaimed character designer behind the ITV show 'Newzoids'.

7 Reviews

Top reviews

Nicky Watson

Event: Birthday Party
Location: Durham
5/5

Would definitely recommend Mike as the caricatures were very true to life - our guests loved them. He manages to capture and exaggerate their features without being cruel. He was also a lovely guy, chatting to guests as they sat for their portraits and happy to explain how he created them Thanks Mike! :-)


Becky Wade

Event: Corporate
Location: Durham
5/5

Mike was excellent - went down a treat with guests at our corporate event - everybody was singing his praises. Highly recommended!


Rachel Cooke

Event: Wedding
Location: West Yorkshire
5/5

Mike was absolutely brilliant, professional and a lovely guy, we cannot recommend him enough. The portraits were so good! Like looking in a mirror! All the guests who had one were so happy with them. Thank you so much Mike for making our day extra special!


Anthony Grimes

Event: Wedding
Location: Cheshire
5/5

Mike was great. His caricatures were brilliant and he couldn't do enough to help our guests. Our guests were really happy with what Mike was able to produce. He was a genuinely nice guy too! I would definitely recommend him for any event. Thank you for helping to make our night so memorable. Anthony & Michelle.


Amanda Cross

Event: Birthday Party
Location: Cheshire
5/5

Highly recommend - very talented!


Sam Grewcock

Event: Wedding
Location: Tyne and Wear
5/5

Mike was absolutely fantastic - The guests arrived and he began his work, somehow combining his talent with humour, I have received countless compliments about him and everyone was thrilled with his work, it was great to see people laughing from beginning to end while he was drawing them. I cannot recommend Mike enough, book him and you will not be disappointed.


Kathryn Berry

Event: Wedding
Location: Tyne and Wear
5/5

I just wanted to write to say thank you so much for your work at our wedding. Everyone loved your caricatures, it is lovely to go round to people's houses and see them framed up on the wall. Such a lovely keepsake and brilliantly done.


    Pricing

    We give you a bespoke price based on the exact location of your event. The pricing below is based on a central location for your area so you have an idea of what your price will be. The exact price will be given in the booking process after you’ve provided the location details.

    East
    • Cambridgeshire £795
    • Norfolk £789
    • Norwich £826
    • Suffolk £720
    East Midlands
    • Derbyshire £572
    • Leicestershire £572
    • Lincolnshire £634
    • Northamptonshire £671
    • Nottinghamshire £677
    • Rutland £708
    North East
    • Durham £448
    • East Yorkshire £479
    • Leeds £448
    • North Yorkshire £448
    • Northumberland £448
    • South Yorkshire £448
    • Tyne and Wear £379
    • West Yorkshire £479
    • Yorkshire £448
    North West
    • Cheshire £541
    • Cumbria £479
    • Lancashire £510
    • Liverpool £603
    • Manchester £541
    • Merseyside £665
    Scotland
    • Aberdeen £764
    • Dundee £702
    • Edinburgh £702
    • Fife £702
    • Glasgow £702
    • Inverness £851

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    FAQs

    How much time do you require to set up?
    I require around 30 minutes to set up my equipment.

    Do you offer Mix and Mingle?
    I work exclusively from an easel, which creates a unique audience experience and allows for much more engagement with guests. People are fascinated watching each caricature come together, and big laughs are par for the course.

    How much space do you require?
    8ft square approx and a few chairs.

    Do you require any electrical sockets?
    Yes, 1 x electrical socket is required.

    How many caricatures on average can you draw per hour?
    12 guests per hour from easel (black line & grey shade, singles and doubles)

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