Magician Nottingham

Local Nottingham magician and mind reader, Duncan William is one of the most popular wedding magicians and party entertainer’s in Nottingham for close up, table and stage magic.

Offering, fresh, original, contemporary magic and mind-reading, his ability to entertain is all encompassing.

With a real focus on fun, laughter, and intrigue, it is the mystery part of his act which really raises the bar in commercial entertainment. This involves not only magic, but mind-reading (esque), psychological illusions, and other feats of wonder – all tailored to make you event as special and as memorable as possible. If you are looking for a magician Nottingham – look no further.


Why to hire Duncan as your Nottingham magician:

Duncan William has been performing magic since the tender age of 13 and now has over 15 years of professional experience behind him, honing his act and crafting it into what it is today.

Duncan is often booked as a Nottingham table magician between wedding or dinner courses, a close up magician, as the buffet and drinks reception gets underway or as a cabaret entertainer after dinner or at a BBQ.

Duncan is often booked as a Nottingham wedding magician at many of the beautiful wedding venues, around the area, including, The Strathdon Hotel, Trent Bridge, Ruddington Grange and Ramsdale Park Golf Clubs, The Nottingham Belfry, The Country Cottage Hotel, Bestwood Lodge Hotel, Lakeside, Woodborough Hall, and Swancar Farm Country House.

Nestled away in the Derbyshire Dales, Derby and its surrounding areas have reached worldwide fame – through chocolates in the form of Thorntons, engines, in the form of Rolls-Royce, and cars in the form of Toyota. Duncan’s gigs vary between corporate clients, to house parties, to wedding guests and to birthday parties. The variety, like Duncan’s magic and mind-reading, keeps it fresh original, exciting and fun!

Better yet, if you wanted to find out more about meeting up for a free demonstration, please get in touch.

Caroline Walker

"Hi Duncan, just a quick message to say a MASSIVE thank you for making my mum's 75th birthday so magical. She, and all of our guests loved you and your magic and we will certainly be recommending you!"

Leonard Thomas

"Duncan performed some amazing magic for everyone at my 40th birthday party. A real top chap!"


"Incredible magic from an incredible performer. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending Duncan to anyone who is considering hiring a world class magician!"

Magician Nottingham - Duncan William
Duncan William - Nottingham Magician
Nottingham magician




Wedding Magician Nottingham

Wedding Magician Nottingham

One of Duncan’s most popular bookings in Nottingham is for his wedding magic. This is always a fun affair in which Duncan is hired to circulate between guests at different parts of the day.

He even creates some incredible magic for the bride and groom exclusively. If you are looking to make your wedding stand and it not just become ‘another wedding with a fancy cake’ then consider securing the services of Duncan to amaze you and your guests. Can even perform his 40-45 minute show to you and your guests and is a perfect entrée before the wedding breakfast is served.

Close up magician Nottingham

Close up Magician Nottingham

But it’s not just weddings where Duncan has been hired as a Nottingham magician for the last 15 years or so. His act has taken him overseas, to engagements in Japan, to people’s homes. 

He can be hired for 21st, 40th, 50th and 60th birthdays, wedding anniversaries, end of year Christmas parties, corporate events, and stage shows around the Midlands.

After dinner magician Nottingham

After dinner magician Nottingham

His cabaret magic act, or ‘parlour show’ as it is sometimes referred to, is an exciting mix of original comedy, magic, ventriloquism, mind-reading and psychological illusions to make him one of the most versatile and exciting young performers in the area.

Duncan is one of the most in demand magicians in Nottingham. 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.


Magician Nottingham
Nottingham party magician

Frequently Asked Questions:

Duncan is extremely flexible when it comes to performing at your wedding. Different brides and grooms have different requirements when it comes to hiring a wedding magician. You may want Duncan to entertain guests whilst the photos are being taken. Other clients are more keen to fill the gap where the room is being turned around after the wedding breakfast and before the evening guests arrive. Duncan is also often hired to perform to the evening guests. It’s all personal preference but Duncan can certainly advise.

Whichever camp you are in, hiring a magician for your wedding, party or corporate event in Derby is a great investment that you can be assured your guests will love you for. There are often considerations to be made around budget. The considerations to be made are whether or not the performer is an amateur or professional, what kind of reviews they have and how many years they have been performing. Ask some of your friends for their recommendations first.

The cost to hire a wedding magician in Nottingham is the same in any other part of the country. This will vary dependent on the length of time you want the wedding magician to stay and dependent on whether you want just the close up performance or a show as well. Please contact Duncan to get a bespoke and competitive quote for your wedding.

To find out more about booking Duncan as a magician Nottingham, please do not hesitate to fill out the form on his contact page or email him on the email address on his contact form. Failing that, and if you are eager to get your entertainment sorted out for your big day, then feel free to call him directly on the number at the top of the page or on his contact page. If he doesn’t answer he will get back to you as soon as possible. Leave a message and he’ll call you straight back.

If you were considering booking Duncan for your wedding, private party, corporate, conference or special event, Duncan is more than happy to give you an up close and personal taster or trial to see that he is the right act or performer for your event. He can of course send you some videos and speak on the phone, but if the jury is still out, he’d be happy to give you an amazing online performance. Just give him a call to discuss.

“I just want to say a big thank you to you (Duncan William) for a fantastic performance at our Christmas party. Your cabaret show was so funny and all of my guests were saying how great you were. Thank you for staying to do some close up magic too – I still can’t work out how you knew I was just thinking of a butterfly?! Fantastic!”

Rachel Montgomery – Nottingham

Nottingham is famed for its deep history and links with the past in the form of Robin Hood, Lace making and more; and it’s this history and friendliness of local people which oozes out of its city walls. This deep history and age, makes Nottingham a wonderful place to hold a wedding reception, with Wollaton Hall, being one of England’s oldest stately homes and provides one of a multitude of wonderful backdrops for your wedding photographs.

The city is also a vibrant, young University town with Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham University providing a large chunk of the student population. Couple this with its great night life and lively music scene in the form of Rock City, the National Ice Centre and Gatecrasher, Nottingham offers something for everybody in the days preceding or following a good party or celebration.