Professional Close up & corporate magician, working extensively thru out UK, Craig also performs Internationally at some of the worlds biggest venues
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Craig James

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Professional close up magician Craig James is the natural and perfect choice for your event. Craig is one of the most sought after UK close up magicians. Not only has he performed for some of the world’s biggest celebrities, he has also worked for some of the largest companies in the most exclusive venues!

With recent clients including Donny Osmond, Mark Owen (Take That), Rebecca Adlington, MTV Euroean Awards 2008, Orient Express, Alexander O'Neal, Simon Webbe (Blue), and the world’s most luxurious and only 7 star hotel, the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai, Craig can offer you and your guests world class memorable and exquisite close up magic!

With his delightful sleight of hand and infectious personality Craig will leave your guests talking about your event for years to come.

No matter what the event or occasion, from a private party to an International corporate event, Craig offers the same level of dedication and professionalism to all of his clients. Providing a blend of unique and mesmerising close up magic, Craig will leave your guests screaming with laughter and demanding more.

Craig fully commits to the fact that whilst creating a fantastic atmosphere, he can back off at any moment and resume where he left off for speeches both planned and impromptu, or for any other reason.

If you are looking for that professional, experienced and entertaining close up magician, then look no further, Craig James is the one for you!

Craig is available Nationwide and Internationally for any event and may be hired as a:

• Wedding magician
• Corporate Magician
• Party Magician, for,
• Trade shows and promotional events
• Hotel and restaurants
• Garden parties and private functions
• Birthdays
• Universities


Previously:
Previous Clients & Performances for: Donny Osmonds VIP area, Mark Owen, Take That, Simon Webbe, Alexander O'Neal, Lisa Scott Lee, Steps, Liz McClaron, Atomic Kitten, East 17, Michelle Heaton, Liberty X, Carlton Palmer, TV Sports personality, Andy Scott Lee, Danielle Lloyd, BT, BBC, Chicago Rock, The Pop Factory, Marriott Hotel, BBC 1 Wales, BBC Radio Wales, Tsokkas Hotels, Cyprus, Grosvenor Spa & Hotel Chester, Clarendon Suites Edgbaston, Airtours, Mansfield 103.2, Mansfield Town Football Club, Marcos @ Milano Restaurant, Rufford Country house & golf club, Liberata, Stanley House, Blackburn, McDonalds, BMB Clothing, Jems Events, Nintendo, Maiyango Restaurant, Nintendo Wii, Game, Oldham Athletic Football Club, Children In Need, Hilton Hotel, Sony, The Talk Nightclub, Napit, Mortgage Advice Bureau, International Personal finance, Burj Al Arab, Dubai, Mina A salam, Dubai, The FA cup, Mega Fan Records...

Craig has also performed at various venues worldwide and the UK: Burj Al Arab, 7 Star Hotel, Dubai, Mina A Salam Hotel, Duba, Regents Park, London, Cyfartha Castle, South Wales, The Embassy Club, London, The Imperial Hotel, Blackpool, Grosvenor Spa & Hotel, Chester, Marriott Hotel, Bexleyheath, Clumber Park Hotel, Derbyshire, The Clarendon Suites, Edgbaston, Aqua Sol Village, Cyprus, Ascos Coral Beach, Cyprus, Monsenor, Gran Canaria, Pride Park, Derby, Bush Hall, Hertfordshire, Rutland Square Hotel, Nottingham, Hodsock Priory, Blyth, Doncastor, Rufford Park Golf & Country Club, Maiyango Restaurant, Leicester, Misterton Grange, Leicester, Mytton Fold Hotel & Golf club, Lancashire, Scarisbrick Hotel, Merseyside, Stanley House, Blackburn, Trafford Centre, Manchester, Oldham Athletic Football Club, Oldham, The Midland Hotel, Manchester, Game, Trafford Centre, Hilton Hotel, Leeds, Rudding Park, Rudding, Harrogate, Bryngarw House, Bryngarw Country park, Bridgend, The Talk Nightclub, Norwich, Limes Bar & Restaurant, Derby, Rowton Castle, Shrewsbury.


Style/Genre/Versatility:
Wedding Magician: It’s the biggest and most memorable day in your life; you’re contemplating hiring a close up magician? All you’ve found so far are people who’ve bought a few ‘tricks’ down the local magic shop and call themselves magicians? Do you really want to hire a dodgy old guy who wears a flashing bow tie and hassles your guests? I didn’t think so!

Craig is one of the UK's most sought after wedding magicians, as he can really add that extra sparkle to your big day, helping you transform your wedding from ordinary to memorable. Craig is a vastly experienced wedding magician, having performed at hundreds of weddings throughout the UK and Europe! As Craig as your wedding magician, you are guaranteed that your wedding will stand out above all others.

Craig can entertain the children and even teach them a few tricks to keep them occupied for hours, leaving you to enjoy your special day and not worry about the little rascals!

Craig can help your wedding run smoothly and efficiently by entertaining your guests, in a manner of different ways.

During the photographs
'Ahhhhhh', the wedding photos, a visual reminder of the most perfect day of your life, you’ve been dreaming about them for years. Quite often the photos can take a few hours, which can leave a few guests standing around. This is the perfect opportunity for Craig to intermingle with your guests and keep them entertained with his subtle sleight of hand and loveable personality.

Wedding Breakfast
Organising your seating plan can be a stressful time, trying to arrange it so your guests are seated next to somebody they know, or ’hopefully’ get on with! Usually you end up with complete strangers sat next to each other struggling to make conversation, resulting in a negative effect on what should be the biggest celebration of your life! With Craig as your wedding magician, that is one worry you won’t have! Let Craig be the perfect ice breaker for your guests, he will leave your guests chatting and getting on like a house on fire, often creating new friendships as they speculate how the miracles they just witnessed were done!

Evening Reception
It’s the most perfect night of your life; you’re up on the dance floor strutting your stuff to ‘Dancing Queen’. In your mind you’re thinking, the service is over, the speeches are done, and everything’s gone smoothly. You should now be completely relaxed and enjoying yourself, … except you’re thinking ‘I hope people are enjoying themselves’, ’ I hope the music’s not too loud for Aunt Mavis?’…….. Don’t worry, let Craig entertain her and make her chuckle like never before, as he charms and entertains her along with the rest of the people who choose not to grace the dance floor. Craig will make sure that those who do not want to hit the dance floor will still have a memorable occasion of the best wedding they have ever been to!

Corporate Magician: Whether it is a conference, tradeshow, product launch, reception or any other type of corporate event, Craig James is the natural choice to entertain your guests in a professional and courteous manner. Craig is a highly sought after corporate magician, as he delights your guests with unique and elite close up magic, leaving them spellbound and captivated. Craig can be utilised to entertain your guests during drinks reception, mingling among them performing sophisticated and fun magic, or amaze them between courses of a dinner banquet! As a professional corporate magician Craig can create a truly amazing atmosphere, helping guests relax and to enjoy their evening. Craig can adapt to any situation, whether providing lively, fun and entertaining performances at the more ‘lively’ corporate events, or a slower, more relaxed and sophisticated style of magic in the more intimate settings.

Trade Show Magician: With Craig as part of your sales team you are not only being provided with one of the UK’s most sought after Tradeshow magicians, but also a proven and award winning sales representative! Craig will attract and generate business for your company by amazing and entertaining potential business contacts and clients with his slick sleight of hand. The main aim at any trade show is to attract people to your stand, and maintain their interest while you display or demonstrate your product. With Craig as your Tradeshow magician, he can make you stand out from the rest of the competition, with his acute business acumen and appealing personality. Craig will incorporate your product or sales message in to his magic, leaving potential customers associating your product or service with an unforgettable magical experience.

Prior to performing at your tradeshow, if you send Craig your information on your products, he will learn all there is to know about your company and product, so he will not only be a major attraction to your stand, but also a pro active sales representative! REMEMBER: MAXIMUM EXPOSURE=MORE LEADS=MAXIMUM RETURNS

Craig is available for Tradeshows, Product launches and Corporate hospitality.


References:
Donny Osmond
You've got to be kidding me?

Mark Owen, Take That
I don't believe it..Thats my card!

Alexander O'Neal
Oh my God! ..Wow! ..that's good, that's good,..Oh my God! ...Wow! ...I ain’t never seen magic close up like this before!

Simon Webbe (Blue)
How did you do that?,..How did he do that?...No way man,..That was ace!..How did you do that?..That was cool!

Mark Cotter, Group Managing director, BMB Group
Many thanks for everything you did on Friday evening. It was excellent - everyone had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed your performance. I wish you well over the Christmas period and would not hesitate using you again at any parties or events.

Mr & Mrs Smith proprieters of Dreams & Drapes
The professional and friendly manner in which you built a rapporrt with our customers whilst performing your amazing magic was impeccable. You will be a talking point for many years to come! Thanks to you our product launch was a success!

Kimberley Louise 21st birthday party
Thank you Craig, your magic was mindblowing!

Anna Centritto - Mortgage Advice Bureau
Craig, you were fab! you have a lovely personality, and are an amazing magician! I would highly recommend you and definitely hire you again.

Annika Rich, BMB Group
You are amazing!

Sarah & Carl Evans, Wedding reception
We knew to hire a magician was a good idea, but we didn't realise what a fantastic impact you would have on our guests. My brother has not stopped talking about you, especially that trick you did with his ring!

Mrs Carrie Hicks, Bride, Wedding Entertainment
Thank you so much for entertaining our wedding guests with your magic, it was mind blowing, and our guests loved you! You filled all the boring parts that all weddings have with fun and entertainment. I cannot recommend you enough, you were so professional and polite, Thank you.

Brian & Gloria Freeman, Ruby Anniversary
Craig, our sincere thanks, as you entertained Gloria, myself and our guests, which ranged from young children to the more matured. You were great fun and very professional. You were the sole topic of conversation all evening! Thanks again for making our Ruby anniversary a magical event.

Kevin Foley, Proprietor McDonalds, Norwich
Craig, you were brilliant! The comments I have been receiving all morning are very good. I personally saw some of your tricks and was extremely impressed with the standard of magic performed. I will certainly recommend you to other business colleagues. The booking and follow up has been very smooth and organised.

Gill Brack, Liberata, Corporate event
Craig, we had a wonderful evening, you are a lovely fella' with a natural charm, your magic went down a treat and was a nice surprise for my guests, thankyou.

Helen Severn, Private party
Well what can I say! Tea at the Ritz for ladies who Lunch with a fantastic magician, who entertained us for 2 hours, was just fabulous. Thanks so much for amazing us all, we are all still trying to work out how you did it, and I am sure you’ll be a talking point at our lunches for a long time. Hope to see you again at some future event.

Emily Willis, Events Director Jems Events
Craig, just wanted to say a huge thank you, you are a lovely guy and a brilliant magician who went down a storm and had a really brilliant night. We look forward to working with you again in December at one of our other functions. Many thanks indeed!

Ben and Sarah, Wedding reception, Manchester
Craig James was a great Entertainer at our Wedding, his tricks were brilliant and he received lots of applause and cheers, he was also very friendly. I am glad we booked him. We would recommend him to other people.

Natash Pardy,Waterstones.com Customer services
...You were a major influence on my friend, he always talked about your magic, he would always say that he wanted to be a magician and would show us all his acts on talent shows and your name always popped up.

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