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West Midlands Magician

Close-Up Magician For Hire: Sleight of hand, Pickpocketing, Mind-Reading & Comedy

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Diane – Wolverhampton

Make it unforgettable!

West Midlands Magician? That would be me; Close-Up Chris, Professional Magician available for hire!

Have you got a wedding or party coming up and just realised that it may need an injection of fun? If so, I may be the answer!

Be it a party in Wolverhampton, a wedding in Dudley or a tradeshow in Tipton, I can provide you with some fabulous entertainment to make your event stand out from the norm.

A few reasons to book a fantastic close-up magician for your event:

The Perfect Ice-breaker!

Let me create amazing talking points to start off your event!

Truly Unique!

Close-Up magic is like no other - miracles performed just inches away!

OMG moments!

Have your photographer at the ready to capture some amazing reactions!

West Midlands Magician
West Midlands Magician
West Midlands Magician

Make it unforgettable!

Recent venues I’ve performed at include:



But you don’t need a grand venue for an excuse to book me, I’ll come to your house, place of work or garden shed to work my magic! The beauty of close up magic is its flexibility I can work in the smallest of venues;


No fancy setups, lighting rigs or pa systems needed. Everything needed is neatly packed upon my person (and then thrown into a case afterwards!).


Keeping your guests amazed with silky smooth magic that will knock your socks off. Your party will be remembered for all the right reasons!

To give you an idea of what to expect, I’ve put together a few videos on this page for you to look at. Hopefully, it’ll give you an idea of the kind of reactions you’ll get from your guests…

West Midlands Magician
West Midlands Magician
West Midlands Magician

Wedding Magician


Adding a touch of magic to your wedding will take your day to the next level! Hiring a West Midlands Magician to wow your guests is a sure-fire way to create fun, laughs and fantastic memories!


Operating during the drinks reception whilst photos are underway, a quality close-up magician can generate:


  • Focal points
  • Ice-breaking conversation starters
  • Amazing photo opportunities
  • Shared experiences for your guests
  • Fun (and who doesn’t want fun at their wedding?!)

Corporate Magician


Whether you’re after corporate hospitality, tradeshow fun or entertainment for the dreaded Christmas party – I can provide a tailored performance!


Hiring a magician to attract potential customers to a company’s stand with carefully crafted mind illusions and sleight of hand makes is a great way to get your company noticed. By incorporating your company’s message/slogan/tagline into my act will ensure clients walk away not only entertained but also with your details firmly engraved!


I’ve performed at countless corporate events around the Midlands and should your event require more than one magician – I have a team of quality close-up magicians to help spread the magic! See this page for more info on Chris Peskett Magician & Co.


Christmas party? I’ve got you covered! Let me loose on your party-goers and we’ll make it a night to remember!

West Midlands Magician
West Midlands Magician
West Midlands Magician

Make it unforgettable!

Party Magician


If you’ve got a party on the horizon, booking me to be your main attraction is guaranteed to bring a carnival-type atmosphere!


I have the BEST format if you’re having a house party. It’s called the Room of Mystery – see this page and video below for more information. It really is a winner!


If your party is at a venue, I’ll bring along my tailor-made Close-Up Corner creating an awesome focus point whilst dazzling your guests with expert close-up magic

West Midlands Magician Prices


If you’re looking for a quality magician in the West Midlands area, ladies and gentlemen; we have a winner! My fee reflects many years of experience, expert skills within the industry and demand for a quality service.


As you can imagine, I’m not the cheapest. Instead, I’m suitably expensive!


Quotes for a quality close-up magician in the Midlands will start around £500. If you receive a quote much lower than this for two hours of entertainment, I’d look elsewhere. You’re more than likely to be disappointed with their offerings and at the end of the day, it’ll be money wasted.


Factors that will increase the fee:


  • Time of year (Christmas and New year – expect to pay more)
  • Hours required
  • The skillset of the magician
  • Travel costs
  • Special requirements – Tailor-made acts/tricks for trade show magic
  • Overnight accommodation


If in doubt, do a little research:


  • Check for independent reviews on third-party review sites (Google/Freeindex/Trust Pilot)
  • Watch recent videos and look for the enjoyment of the magician’s audience
  • Check for recent quality photographs
  • Inspect their Social media – Does it look healthy?


All the above takes time and effort. If your magician is charging accordingly, it’ll be matched by their efforts to make sure all the above are nicely in place.

How much should a close-up magician charge? Click here to find out!

Make it unforgettable!