Magician Liverpool

Birthday Party Magician: 7th November 2015. Liverpool.

I was hired a number of years ago to perform close up magic at an Anniversary Party in Liverpool, for a man called James Walsh and his lovely wife. The following year, James asked me back to perform at his son's 40th birthday party - and now, 3 years on, he got in touch again to see if I'd be available to perform at his own birthday party! It's always brilliant when someone who has hired me before get's in touch again about other events, so performing 3 events for James and his family has been an absolute pleasure!

The birthday party was being held in Liverpool and there were going to be around 120 of James' family and friends in attendance, so I suggested that 2 hours of close up magic would be perfect. It's always great seeing people who I've performed for again; and although I've only met them in person a handful of times, it's strangely, just like seeing old friends. We're able to have a laugh and chat just were we left off the last time.

It's was a pleasure being a part of the night and performing for them all again, and I'll looking forward to seeing them all at another party in a few years time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wxMxU7ljds

Corporate Event Magician in Liverpool

I've just received some photo's from a corporate event I performed at in Liverpool's Echo Arena. I was asked to provide the evening's entertainment for GlaxoSmithKline, following a training day for their staff. They wanted the evening to be magic themed - so thought hiring me as a stage and close up magician on the night would be perfect! Stephen Williams Jr On Stage 1 Stephen Williams Jr. Magician

Stephen Williams Jr Live 2 Stephen Williams Jr - Magician in Liverpool

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxV20wPRHyk

Do you travel?

One of the most common questions I get asked is how far I travel. Although I'm based in Liverpool, I've been lucky enough to travel the world performing magic, and have been able to visit everywhere from Atlanta, Georgia - for The Society of American Magicians; to Tokyo, Japan - where I consulted on and starred in an advert for Sony Bravia. So whether you're looking to hire me as a close up magician in Manchester, a corporate magician in London or even a stage magician in Dubai, feel free to get in touch - I'd love to be a part of it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=db-LubMOQWs

Private Party Magician: 19th July 2015. Ainsdale, Southport.

I'm asked to perform my close up and stage magic at all kinds of different events, and today (Sunday, 19th July 2015) I was invited along to someone's home in Ainsdale, Southport. They were having a family BBQ and wanted to spice it up with some entertainment, so asked if I'd be able to perform. There were only around 40 guests, so I recommended around 1 hour of close up magic - strolling from group to group and performing magic with car keys, Rubik's cubes, fingers rings and, well, anything really!

It was a really fun and relaxed day, with a brilliant atmosphere! Everyone was in a great mood and there was a real buzz about the occasion, so it was brilliant to be a part of. Generally I perform close up magic at corporate events or weddings, so it was a real pleasure to be a part of such a relaxed occasion and be able to add to the day.

Wedding Magician: 18th July 2015. Thornton Manor, Wirral.

I was invited to perform some close up magic at the wedding on Ryan and Abbie on Saturday, 18th July 2015 at Thornton Manor, in the Wirral. I've performed at the venue quite a few times now, and it's safe to say it's absolutely stunning; it's literally bursting with character! I was asked to perform magic to the wedding guests immediately following the speeches - the same time upon which the main room was being turned-over and the evening guests were starting to arrive. This is an ideal time to have magic at a wedding, as the guests are always in a great mood (who isn't happier after they've eaten!) and it's the perfect was to kick off the night and welcome the evening guests.

There were around 120 guests, so I recommended 2 hours of magic - which just so happened to lead perfectly into the bride and groom's first dance; so it couldn't have worked out better.

The guests were absolutely lovely and Ryan, the groom, told me afterwards that they'd had nothing but rave reviews, which is absolutely fantastic and brilliant to hear.

I had a brilliant time on the day (and even managed to get a bit of sun with some of the guests sitting in the manor's outside area) so it really was a pleasure to be a part of.

Wedding Magician: 10th July 2015. Knowsley Hall, Liverpool.

Having seen my website and videos online, I received a contact form submission from Amy and Charles after they'd recently been engaged, to ask if I'd be available to perform at their wedding. They were holding the day on Friday, 10th July 2015 at Knowsley Hall in Liverpool, and were looking for some fun and unique wedding entertainment after the speeches. This is a perfect time for magic, as it's a brilliant way to kick off the night and it also avoids any potential 'lull' between the afternoon and the evening. There were around 95 guests during the time I'd be performing, so I suggested that 2 hours of close up magic would be ideal. Knowsley Hall is a stunning wedding venue (easily one of my favourites in Liverpool), and the sun was beaming, so it couldn't have been more perfect.

The guests, making the most of the weather, had moved to the outside garden area of the hall; and I've got to say I had an absolutely brilliant time performing. Everyone was in an incredible mood, and there was just a really fun buzz around the entire day which made it a real joy to be able to add to.

They'd also hired the amazing photographer Jeff Langhorne to shoot the day as well. Jeff showed me some of the pictures just before I left and they really did look fantastic! I'll be sure to upload them to the blog once he's able to email them across to me.

Liverpool Magician Sleight of Hand Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=db-LubMOQWs I've just been reminded of this sleight of hand magic trick I filmed in Liverpool and uploaded onto YouTube last year. I uploaded quite a few magic videos around the same time so this one seemed to go under the radar a bit, but I think it's a cool piece of close up magic. Check it out yourself by clicking the video above.

About Stephen: Stephen Williams is a professional close up and stage magician based in Liverpool, providing his astonishing magic in the UK and internationally. He was named 'World Champion Magician' at the Showzam Festival in 2008, and has since toured with Stephen Mulhern; starred and performed in an advert for SONY in Japan; and performed for the Society of American Magician in Atlanta, Georgia.

Find out more about Stephen's achievements on the home page, and see more of his incredible magic by clicking the links above.

A £35k Ring, You Say?

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I performed alongside Tony Hadley last night (I thought I'd get the name-drop in early doors), at a rather swanky event in St Georges Hall, Liverpool. It was in aid of The Prince's Trust, and I'm delighted to say that it was the second event I've performed for them so far. The event was a huge success with thousands of pounds being raised for the charity. I'd been hired to provide close up magic during the drinks reception, followed by between courses, and with it being for such a good cause it was a real pleasure to be a part of the night.

It was an evening full of incredible entertainment; an auction with some of the best items I've ever seen; and a raffle with the prize being an incredible diamond ring worth over £35k! Amazingly, a ring is donated to the event every year - so when I heard about this, I promptly found last years winner and I asked if she'd mind if I took the ring of her... for a magic trick of course, it wasn't just a polite mugging.

Ring in hand (and with the lady's husband, who just so happened to be much taller than I am, watching my every move) I performed for the table one of my most requested tricks - in which a borrowed finger ring disappears in a cloud of smoke, and reappears moments later, attached onto my car keys which have been in view since the very beginning! It is one of my favourites to perform, but it does make it slightly more exciting when you know the ring is worth more than the entire car! I did ask if she'd like to swap, but alas...