Richard is a full-time professional magician (one of only a few full-time magicians in the UK). As a successful and in-demand close-up magician and table magician based in the South West county of Gloucestershire, Richard travels all over the South West, to London, the Midlands, and indeed internationally entertaining and dazzling guests with his charming and professional contemporary close-up magic and pickpocketing.
He regularly performs as a magician in Cheltenham, Gloucester, Bristol, Bath, Stroud, Cirencester, Stratford Upon Avon, Worcester and throughout Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Worcestershire and beyond. He is a popular frequent entertainer at some of the Cotswolds finest hotels, castles, country houses and venues. He also entertains at corporate events regularly in London and is happy to travel.
In May 2016 he was flown to Venice Italy for five days to perform his close-up magic and pickpocketing at three large corporate events at the JW Marriott hotel.
Corporate Clients include:
He has worked closely with other magicians at various top-class VIP events including performing at large corporate balls such as the Daisy Ball, held in The Great Room at the prestigious Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
As well as being an experienced close-up magician Richard is also a pickpocket entertainer for corporate and weddings guests (don't worry, he gives everything back). Richard has worked with security companies at London Olympia trade shows to highlight theft and security. As a professional pickpocket entertainer Richard has consulted for Gloucestershire Police and the Office of the Police Commission Gloucestershire making the public aware of distraction theft and has appeared on radio and in publications discussing the subject of distraction theft.
He was voted by The Wedding Industry Awards (TWIA), the 'Best Wedding Entertainer (non musical)' in the South West for 2015 and went on to represent the South West in the London finals.
In 2016 he received the Cotswold Life Magazine 'Editor's Choice' award in front of 420 guests for his contribution to events around the Cotswolds.
At a prestigious awards ceremony in November 2016 he has again been voted South West Best Wedding Entertainment for The Wedding Industry Awards 2017 went on to become a National Finalist at the awards in January 2017.
He is a member of the world-famous Magic Circle in London and a member of Equity with full public liability insurance.
Whatever your event you can be CONFIDENT when booking Richard that you will get a full-time professional magician from the inital enquiry through to the event itself.