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Event planners left 166 reviews for Close Up Magician services. Average rating:


Verified bookings 31
Reviews 16

Merlins magical clown

Quality entertainment at a good price. over 20 years experience. read my reviews on this site. clown show/magic show /wizard or clown /balloon modelling/mix n mingle as clown or magucian choice of disco and games if required live rabbit appears in show and another surprise animal. circus skills workshop /punch n judy shows adult close up magic/ table magic/street magic/family magic show for all the family please note I travel to all areas this week I did shows in burton market drayton and birmingham I can travel anywhere next week I visit Cheltenham stratford telford and Birmingham distance no problem

Available in Birmingham from £50

Verified bookings 23
Reviews 7

Ed Sumner Magic

As the highest rated, and most booked magician here on poptop, Ed Sumner is a smart, popular professional magician, and Member of the Magic Circle. He is an experience professional magician, who performs across the UK for some of the most prestigious events, and would love to attend yours next. He specialises in close up magic and stand up magic and his passion lies in creating shared moments that will be impossible to forget. His unique and lively approach to magic means he is there to interact, engage, and to make you and your guests laugh. Ed's magic is perfect for weddings, parties, family gatherings, corporate events and much more too. Ed is fully insured through Equity, has spent time training as an actor, stand up comedian and in professional performing arts, so if you are looking, for a quality magician and entertainer who is reliable, reputable and able to help you make the best impression for your event, then look no further than E...

Available in Birmingham from £200

Verified bookings 6
Reviews 2

Slightly Unusual

Slightly Unusual are a multi award winning Illusion Act specialising in the Corporate and Wedding sector. They offer both close up magic and large scale stage shows. Basically whatever the requirements of the client they can develop the perfect package. Winners of Brit Idol, Britain Does Variety, the British Magical Society Stage Magicians of the Year and now officially The Most Loved Entertainers in the UK, the awards just keep coming in for Slightly Unusual. This is why they are in huge demand and have appeared regularly on prime time TV wowing celebrities like Ken Dodd, Sir Terry Pratchett and Alan Titchmarsh to name just a few. The ability to combine close-up magic, grand illusion and spontaneous comedy is no small feat, but Slightly Unusual have managed to master the art. It’s not often that you can get a world class act to perform at your wedding or corporate event but with Slightly Unusual you can. Available for weddings, c...

Available in Birmingham from £300

Verified bookings 3
Reviews 5

Phil Taylor

Hello my name is Phil Taylor, I could tell you I'm the best magician on poptop or I could tell you I have over 15 years of performance experience and I'm a trained actor/comedian bla bla bla but then you would expect that if I was selling a service, right? What I would like to tell you is magic is my passion, my art, my gift to the world, (check out all of my photos and videos) therefore for me its more then a job, its about getting it right to ensure all your guest are left with powerful memories and stories to tell that will last a life time about a magician you booked, me, Phil Taylor, thats the most important thing for me. I believe when you book me its both our reputation on the line so I have to make sure I provide the best entertainment and create the most impossible moments right in front of your spectators eyes by providing the best magic I can. Im that passionate about magic I run the UK largest podcast for magicians. Plea...

Available in Birmingham from £250

Verified bookings 3
Reviews 2

Hafla Entertainment

We are a diverse agency specialising in circus, burlesque, Asian and Middle Eastern entertainment. We can cater for other themes as well!

Available in Birmingham from £175

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 0

Duncan William - Birmingham's Premier Magician

Duncan William is Birmingham's Premier Magician offering close up magic and mind reading at weddings, private parties and corporate events. His magic simply astonishing and combines more than just sleight of hand and extends as far as sleight of mind with dazzling mind reading demonstrations. In 2017 Duncan predicted the outcome of the World Heavy Weight Fight Between Joshua and Klitschko, as well as several high profile sporting events live on TV. You can watch this and his showreel below. Having been a magician and mind reader for over 15 years DW offers contemporary, modern, unique, fun and highly entertaining magic and mind reading - taking what you may have seen on TV to right in front of you and your guest’s eyes. There are no furry rabbits, billiard ball manipulations or anything cheesy here, just pure, fun highly visual and commercial magic. Duncan can be booked in and around the Birmingham area for close up or cabaret and ...

Available in Birmingham from £250

Verified bookings 3
Reviews 2

Jay Adkins Mind Magician

Clever. Intriguing. Humorous & Brilliant! These are words used to describe Jay Adkins as he leaves his audience mesmerised, engaged and amused with his naturally charming and entertaining style of Stage Mentalism, Close-Up Magic and delightful deception. Combining psychological mind-manipulation together with magic and comedy, Jay brings a fresh vitality to the genre of Mentalism. His inimitable style combined with memory feats that stun and amaze, Jay uses Psychology, Showmanship, Hypnosis, Suggestion, and Cold Reading to captivate and engage his audience. With over 20-years performance experience at his disposal, Jay continues to be a Guest Performer at many corporate events throughout the UK and overseas. His clients include; Arena Racing Company, DSG International, Hilton, Ramada & Mercure Hotel groups, Mitchell & Butler and the Chamber of Commerce Nifty Lift Limited and Milton Keynes Dons. He also appears at Exhibitions, Trade Shows, Co...

Available in Birmingham from £180.00. Based in Kidderminster

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Reviews 0

INFiNiTI Magic

You are one step away from hiring one of the UK’s leading cutting edge entertainers. Birmingham Magician iNFiNiTi covers all venues and locations across the country and has been performing professionally for over a decade. This is ALL he does to make money. He isn’t your average cheesy magician in a suit with sponge balls and rope. His Dynamo-esque, ultra visual modern day magic will make your wedding, private party or corporate event amazing, like no other. (In fact, this guy is WAY BIGGER THAN DYNAMO; he’s 5ft 5 and iNFiNiTi is 6ft 3!) Birmingham Magician for hire iNFiNiTi first found magic during a trip to New York just over ten years ago. He is now renowned as one of the UK’s most innovative and up and coming young professional performers, covering the entire UK, including Midlands areas Birmingham, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Leicestershire and London. iNFiNiTi has be...

Available in Birmingham from £200

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Reviews 0

Magician4hire

I have many years experience performing close up magic in a variety of locations and environments from private house and garden parties to weddings and corporate events. My Magic can be styled to suit your event.

Available in Birmingham from £350

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 0

Kris Krendo

Kris Krendo is one of the most sought after magicians, travelling all over the UK performing his amazing magic. Kris has over 25 years experience working as a professional magician and is a member of the most prestigious magic society in the world “The Magic Circle”. He has worked in all sectors from Private Parties to High Profile Corporate Events. So you can be sure of booking a magician who is reputable and reliable and can guarantee first class entertainment at your event.

Available in Birmingham from £190. Based in Wolverhampton

Verified bookings 1
Reviews 2

Gary Haigh

Gary Haigh is a versatile entertainer who has not only worked in the UK but throughout the World. With leading edge Magic effects that are well into the 21st Century its easy to see why you will often find him at Corporate events, theatres, Clubs & Institutions as well as appearing on Television. Although Midland based Gary travels anywhere with an act to suit any and every occasion. Close up Magic As a Close up performer and entertainer Gary is in great demand. For the past 17 years he has proved his ability to entertain even the most demanding of audiences, working as he does for “The British Armed Forces” both here in the UK and overseas. With an easy style and pleasing personality he is the choice of the Military whenever & wherever they need entertaining. Using a subtle mix of skills and sleight of mouth you will be amazed at the incredible Magic that you see, right under your nose. Corporate Magic As a corporate Magician Gary...

Available in Birmingham from £250.00. Based in Coventry

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 0

Malcolm The Magician

Having been inspired by the amazing Paul Daniels, I started performing magic for my friends at senior school and there was nothing else I ever wanted to do! I left school and began working straight away as a magician, touring around the country with my illusion act and working at holiday parks and leisure centres all over the country. Since those early days, I have provided quality entertainment for No 11 Downing Street, P&O Cruise ships Oriana, Aurora, Ventura, Oceana, Azura & the new flagship, Britannia! I have worked for Channel 4, Breakfast TV, Thorpe Park, Chessington World of Adventures, Fishers Farm Park, Goodwood Racecourse, HMS Nelson, British Telecom, Hilton Park Lane, Landmark, Dorchester & De Vere Hotels. I have entertained at my own theatre shows in West Sussex and Hampshire and have worked with some great names in show business, including Bob Monkhouse, Tom O’Connor, Les Dennis, Johnny Vaughan, Chris Evans & Denise Van Outen....

Available in Birmingham . Based in Solihull

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 15

Owen Strickland Magic

Hi and thanks for looking at my profile. Why should you book me for your event? There's so many magicians here on Poptop!! I'm the 2017 The Wedding Industry Awards Best Wedding Entertainer Midlands Region. 50 Brides and Grooms whose wedding I performed at took the time to write reviews and scores for me in the most prestigious awards in The Wedding Industry. in 2017 I have performed at over 70 Weddings, with every wedding featuring on my Website and Social Media. I'm a "busy" magician who is actually busy and can prove it :) I have also been fortunate to win the 2017 UK Best Of Awards for Best Entertainer. My own reviews page has now in excess of 230 5 star reviews. I am also a Member of The Magic Circle, and I have £10 million Public Liability Insurance I am the recommended magician at a number of exclusive venues across The Midlands, such as Moor Hall, Swinfen Hall. Alrewas Hayes, Aston Marina, Swallows Nest Barn, Calderfields and Birm...

Available in Birmingham . Based in Walsall

Verified bookings 2
Reviews 2

Glenn Fielding - Close up Illusionist

Add a touch of magic to your event! Leicestershire based Close up Illusionist, available for weddings, corporate events and parties. Guaranteed to leave you and your guests mind blown. Using everyday objects and making the magic happen in your hands!

Available in Birmingham from £165. Based in Leicester

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 0

The Impossible Mr Goodwin

Psychological Artistry & Mind Reading For Stage & Close up Magic What makes us think? How do our minds work? Why do we sometimes get telepathic feelings? Are people really that easy to Read? These are the things that has always occupied Kevin G who has been on a life-long quest to answer… Like most children growing up in the 1980’s, Kevin was first introduced to magic by Paul Daniels and began performing tricks from the then very popular Paul Daniels Magic Set. Kevin started to work in the entertainment industry at the tender age of eighteen as a musician and studying Hypnoses at the London School of Hypnotherapy. Since then Kevin has performed all over the world including UK and European tours, part of a Royal Caribbean cruise ship Headliner show and many corporate, weddings, anniversaries and birthday parties etc… Kevin is a member of the South London Magic Society, The Bexley Magic Society and is an Apprentice of a very famo...

Available in Birmingham from £100. Based in Warwickshire

Verified bookings 2
Reviews 1

David Oakley

Close up magic can be easily adapted to suit your needs, during drinks receptions and is a great talking point between the courses of a meal. David's gentle manner and charming personality ensure that none of your guests will be offended, but they will be entertained and amazed with some incredible magic. Not just a collection of card tricks, but astonishing magic with rings, rope, coins, bank notes and even metal bending and mind reading. David specializes in amazing Close up Magic, ensuring that the audiences are as baffled as they are amused. Having him at your event is an ideal 'Ice Breaker' - letting your guests relax and enjoy your hospitality. Close-up magic is possibly the most personalised form of entertainment today and is suited to almost any occasion, from private dinner parties and birthday parties in the home, to Weddings, Anniversary celebrations, company awards evenings and store promotions. Magic Circle Magician David Oakl...

Available in Birmingham from £250. Based in Stafford

Verified bookings 1
Reviews 1

Adam Edgeley Magician

I am a busy professional magician that is able to cover a wide range of audiences and occasions whether its a private party, wedding reception trade show or any corporate function i am also able to perform be it at a casual or a formal event. Based in Leicester I cover the Midlands Leicester Nottingham Derby and the whole of the UK. I am a active member of one of the oldest magical societies in the world and a member of Equity giving me £10 million in public liability insurance.

Available in Birmingham . Based in Leicester

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 0

Careena Fenton

Magic Circle magician Careena Fenton performs close-up and stage magic at business events, parties, weddings and hen nights. She offers fun, refined magical entertainment that everyone loves. She’s experienced, reliable and ‘something a bit different’.

Available in Birmingham from £350. Based in Wolverhampton

Verified bookings 3
Reviews 2

Craig Davies Magic

Located in Stafford, the heart of England, Craig is an extremely talented, Multi-Award Winning professional magician-for-hire. Available for Close Up & Table Magic, Stage, Cabaret & Comedy Magic, and also has an award winning Children's Magic Show. Craig has travelled the world and worked in the industry for over 7 years and has a wealth of knowledge and expertise within the Magic Circle. Craig is always happy to help work with you and ensure you get the right type of Magic entertainment for you and your event. He has a great sense of humour and will ensure that all the guests will have a fantastic time, making your celebration or event one to remember. Available for Weddings, Parties, Social & Corporate Events. Craig is not your 'Run of the mill' traditional 'Pick a card' magician. Craig offers unique blend of original, amazing, funny and totally entertaining magic effects with routines including 'Dave the mind reading monkey' and 'Ro...

Available in Birmingham from £120. Based in Staffordshire

Verified bookings 1
Reviews 0

Luca Gallone

Backed with charisma, with and a fresh, contemporary brand of magic, Luca has burst onto the magic scene to establish himself as one of the industry's hottest properties. His magic is slick, visual and mind-reading breathtaking. All of this, mixed in with a healthy dash of showmanship and humour, make for a throughly entertaining act that your guests will love. When headhunted to audition for Britain's Got Talent 2015, Luca blew everyone away with his act, sweeping up yeses from all four judges and an ovation from the 2,000 people packed in the Birminham Hippodrome. His close-up performances have been known to leave guests with memories that last for years, with the magic happening inches away from his audience's very eyes. Whether it be a private party, wedding or corporate function, Luca’s conjuring is that special ingredient that will set your event firmly into the bracket of "exceptional". Guests are invariably shocked to fi...

Available in Birmingham . Based in Burton On Trent

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 4

Lukey Magic

I am a magician and mind reader which is available for kids parties, birthday parties, weddings, charity events, fundraisers, council events, summer fetes and other events and occasions. About Me: My name is Lukey Magic [Luke Baker] and I’m a professional magician from the Worcestershire. I started magic at around the age of five or six when I saw a local magician perform in my local park. I am now part of Leamington and Warwick Magic Society, British Magical Society and Christian Magicians UK.

Available in Birmingham . Based in Bromsgrove

Verified bookings 18
Reviews 8

Ben Dali

2016 'Take Me Out' star Ben Dali is a naturally gifted entertainer and among the most powerful Mind Readers and Hypnotists in the country. A highly accomplished International Mind Reader, Ben has spent 12 years perfecting a number of unbelievable effects and has successfully deduced when Sir Ian McKellen was telling a lie to identify his card. He has been touring his Hypnosis show ‘Strictly Come Trancing’ across social clubs, bars and theatres throughout the world since 2012, including performances for Google, Middle Eastern royalty and 2 full runs at Edinburgh Festival. ‘Strictly Come Trancing’ is a fascinating, modern and hilarious showcase of hypnosis, featuring volunteers from around your event and the opportunity for the rest of the audience to interact with them. It can be tailored for a family or adult audience, or any other criteria specific to your night. Master hypnotist Ben Dali has a special combination of humour, comma...

Available in Birmingham . Based in London

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 0

David Michaels Magic

I am a professional close up magician based in Coventry. I am an expert in sleight of hand magic. I am also highly experienced in making your next entertaining and memorable.

Available in Birmingham from £175. Based in Coventry

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 0

Chris Peskett Magician

Chris Peskett is a professional close up magician of 18 years. Available to hire for parties, weddings and corporate events, Chris can add a touch of OMG and WTF to your next event. With the kind of magic that Dynamo would be proud of, Chris guarantees to amaze you and your guests! Think of me as the ultimate party guest creating moments of OMG for your guests with jaw dropping electrifying feats of kick ass magic! We’re not talking about silly tricks you get from Christmas crackers or the dull card tricks Uncle Alan has put you through! We're talking the cream of Jedi mind tricks! Leave it to me to astound and amaze your guests and have them talking about your event for a long time to come!

Available in Birmingham from £250. Based in Rugeley

Verified bookings 0
Reviews 11

Kev G Magician

Why leave the entertainment at your event to chance? If you're looking for a quality magician then look no further! Kev G can be on hand with his unique style of magic, mindreading and showmanship to ensure your guests have an amazing time.

Available in Birmingham from £225. Based in Lutterworth

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Fabulous entertainment for our wedding guests. Thanks Scott.


Everyone really enjoyed it and kept commenting on how amazing you were, you really seem to enjoy what you do.


Alexander was MAGIC! He coped really well with 6 excitable 'Hen's' and all found it AMAZING! which became the word of the evening! He pitched it just right and it was a great way to start the weekend. Thank you Alexander.






How to choose a Close Up Magician in Birmingham for your event



A magician is a person who practices magic that is derived from supernatural or occult sources. Typically there are three types of magicians.

One is a magician who performs coin tricks, card tricks and other smaller tricks. They also do street magic with a table or in a reception using the glasses used in the drinks. These types of magicians are called as Strolling Magician, Table Magician Street Magician, or a Close Up Magician

Second type of magician is the stage magician. They perform on the stage or in a parlor environment. They are also known as Cabaret Magician or Parlor Magician.

The third type of the magician as the Mentalist, Psychological Illusionist or the Mind Reader. They are equipped to perform the ��Darren Brown Style Magic'. They even do mind reading.

Finding a Magician in Birmingham

The close up magician can be seen at cocktail parties. Here the magician performs tricks using the borrowed objects from the guest in the party. These type of magicians use the hands of the people. The table magicians can be found in the banquets, wedding breakfasts, dinners and balls. Cabaret magician is seen in the cabaret act after dinner. The cabaret magicians can also be seen in the cruise ships. comedy clubs or in the motivational events. In motivational events they mix magic with a speech. You can hire a magician in London for any of the following events:

  • - Dinner parties
  • - Cocktail parties
  • - Weddings
  • - Motivational Gatherings, etc.

Tips for choosing a magician

  • - Look for someone who can speak well over the phone. If he’s able to impress you over the phone, he can also address the vast crowd.
  • - Choose somebody who is not a jack of all trades. Somebody, who is a perfectionist in one genre will indeed be a better choice than others.
  • - The skill level of the magician that you choose is very, very important. If the magician is not able to fool the audience, then he’s not an entertainer.
  • - Lastly, you must be able to trust the magician and judge his capabilities well before you hire him.


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