Magician Manchester | Superb Close up/Table Magician For Hire

Magician Manchester. If you are organising a birthday party for yourself or as a surprise for someone else, a wedding, or a corporate event then hiring a magician in Manchester may have come to mind. Duncan has been performing as magician in Manchester for over a decade. He has graced the TV several times, been featured in the news, on the radio and has a client list ranging from sports stars and celebrities and recognised brands. To every performance he brings style, professionalism and experience in abundance.

As well as having a warm, friendly and approachable personality Duncan’s close up magic is guaranteed to get your guests talking. Forget your preconceived ideas of a magician. This is contemporary magic at its finest. Duncan performs magic with playing cards, borrowed forks and glasses, money, coins and businesses cards.



Everything you see Duncan perform is highly visual and perfect for all ages. If you are wanting to sprinkle some magic onto your event or wedding and keep it sophisticated and fun then do not hesitate in getting touch with Duncan.

Magic is a perfect form of entertainment to break the ice between guests who don’t really know one another and has a universal appeal to all ages. Have a watch of the video below to see the kind of wonder Duncan can bring to your event as a wedding magician, party magician or after dinner magician Manchester.

Stuart Lever

"Hi Duncan, sorry this review is a bit late but wanted to say thank you for making our wedding so memorable. All of our guests had loads of compliments about you and we wished we had booked you for a few hours longer!"

Sally MacKenzie

"Thank you for having such a positive contribution to our work party. Some of the tricks you did blew me away and I had people coming up to me all night telling me about the amazing things you had been doing."

Debbie Draycott

"Thank you, Duncan, for attending our event. The directors and our team members were mesmerised by your act and many of them wanted to pass on their thanks to making our event so special. We will certainly be hiring you again!"

Corporate magician Manchester
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Magician Manchester - Duncan William




After dinner magician Manchester

After dinner magician in Manchester

Whether you are hosting a gala, ball, charity event, conference, or corporate event, then Duncan can supply you with some incredible entertainment to really leave your guests talking. His stage show, or after dinner show is approximately 40-45 minutes in length (but could equally be tailored to any length you require. It’s an interactive show (but only if you want to) and is full of fun and magic mysteries. This is a professionally produced show which Duncan has performed to a number of recognisable brands and companies such as Coca Cola, Procter and Gamble, Audi, Ford, Huawei and more. 

Close up magician Manchester

Close up magician Manchester

Close up magician Manchester. Duncan is known around all of social media and in the entertainment industry as having some incredible close up magic skills. His sleight of hand is regarded as the finest in the country and he combines with a contemporary approach to make him one of the most sought after close up magicians in Manchester. Close up magic is very different to stage magic. Close up magic is performed right in front of your and your guests’ eyes. 

Duncan performs miracles in your hands where you get to experience the magic happening under your very own nose.

Wedding Magician Manchester

Wedding magician Manchester

If you have attended as many weddings as Duncan has, you will quickly realise that the best weddings spend the most on entertainment. These are the things that people really remember over the flowers of the size of the cake. The reason for this is that most entertainment is interactive in some degree or another.

However, nothing quite rivals the interactive nature of wedding magic which happens in your guests hands. Duncan’s magic retains the same elegance and sophistication as your wedding without it being stuffy or fussy.



Duncan aims to be as competitive as possible. His fee depends on the length you want to hire him for, whether you want to hire him to perform his after dinner show, or if you require him to stay over-night. Please get in touch with touch with Duncan for a no obligation quote.

Yes. Duncan creates a lot of his own magic so you will see some unique creations of his own. Duncan is a creative magician meaning that he can create custom routines for your event. He applies this regularly to his stage show but can equally be applied to his close up magic too. Get in touch to learn more.

Duncan is most commonly hired for 2 hours of close up magic for guests who number 40 or more. He can be hired for longer and you can complement these 2 hours with his 40 minute after dinner show.

Listing all of the venues Duncan has performed at in Manchester would take too long but some of his recent venues include The Castlefield Rooms, Elliot House, Manchester Hall, Didsbury House Hotel and The Midland Hotel.

You only become 30, 40, 50 60 years old once. What better way to celebrate that milestone by hiring a birthday party magician. Whilst Duncan is not a children’s magician – his party magician is perfect for all ages. It is not just birthday parties that Duncan performs at. He is also hired as a magician for private parties. This may be a celebration or family party. Duncan’s magic is perfect as he mixes and mingles between guests. When you have a private party the combination of close up magic and after dinner entertainment show often works really well. This way you can enjoy an intimate performance of close up magic as well as something for all of your guests to join in with.

If you want to bring something special to your private party that won’t detract from the party but compliment it without it being overpowering like a band then give Duncan a call to help you understand how he can tailor his act for you.

When you secure the services of Duncan for your wedding or event, you can be assured you are hiring one of the most experienced wedding magicians’ in Manchester, with over 15 years of full-time professional experience.

Whether you are looking for something fun, interactive and engaging to break up the wedding photos, wedding breakfast, or something special for the evening guests, then give Duncan a call to check his fees and availability.

Duncan is one of the most in demand magicians in Manchester. He is often booked up a couple of years in advance and as a result can sometimes have extremely limited availability. If you want to check a date, get a quote or find out more about Duncan’s services then get in touch now.