Richard Parsons - Gloucesershire Magician

As an award winning, busy & popular FULL-TIME PROFESSIONAL close-up magician based in Gloucestershire, Richard is the ideal person to book if you are looking for professional experienced entertainment that your guests will talk about long after the party. Although he lives in Gloucestershire Richard travels all over the South West, Gloucestershire, Cotswolds, London and indeed internationally to perform at weddings, destination weddings, parties, trade shows and VIP corporate events. From small intimate private house parties and birthdays to large corporate events Richard can bring a great deal of energy, fun and 'wow factor' to your event.

Career Highlights so far have included Richard passing his Magic Circle audition in 2012 as well as performing at events over five days at the JW Marriott in Venice, Italy and performing close-up magic at a luxury destination wedding at Castilla Termal Monestario de Valbuena, Spain.

He is a full member of the world-famous Magic Circle. Membership to The Magic Circle is granted after an audition and there are currently only approximately 1,500 members in the world. On their own website The Magic Circle say: "Membership of The Magic Circle is seen as a guarantee of excellence in the art of magic."

Being a magician isn't just about being able to perform great magic tricks - it's also about personality, warmth and humour. As well as being an accomplished magician entertainer, Richard is also a real 'people person' with a charming style, interacting with guests with ease in any venue with any crowd. What you are really paying for is hundreds of hours of experience dealing with guests in all sorts of situations, and the ability to get on with people quickly and easily. Able to entertain at large events or small intimate parties he is dedicated to providing the best possible professional entertainment and leave people stunned and saying 'But how did he do that?!'. He has performed at lots of different hotels and prestigious venues including Grosvenor London, The Lanesborough London, London Olympia, (Trade Shows) Vale Resort Cheshire, Celtic Manor Wales, The Grove Watford, Berkeley Castle, JW Marriott in Venice Italy, and various military bases including 22 SAS Regiment, Herefordshire and Imjin Barracks in Gloucestershire the home of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps.

"Richard is a very talented magician. We have used Richard for corporate events and I would really recommend you use him as he certainly keeps the audience engaged and mesmerised. You will be totally impressed by him." - Mark Blake, co-founder of Blushes

AWARD-WINNING MAGICIAN

  • 2015 WEDDING INDUSTRY AWARDS (TWIA) SOUTH WEST BEST WEDDING ENTERTAINMENT

  • 2015 THEO PAPHITIS SMALL BUSINESS SUNDAY WINNER (#SBS)

  • 2016 WEDDING INDUSTRY AWARDS (TWIA) HIGHLY COMMENDED

  • 2016 COTSWOLD LIFE MAGAZINE EDITOR'S CHOICE AWARD

  • 2016 COTSWOLDS AWARDS BEST WEDDING ENTERTAINER

  • 2017 WEDDING INDUSTRY AWARDS (TWIA) SOUTH WEST BEST WEDDING ENTERTAINMENT

  • 2017 WEDDING INDUSTRY AWARDS (TWIA) NATIONAL FINALIST

  • 2017 BEST WEDDING ENTERTAINER IN THE COTWOLDS

Richard is happy to travel to your event and distance is no object wherever you are. Based close to the M5 motorway and A40, the South West, Bristol, Midlands and London are within very easy reach as well as other regions. Richard is also available to travel internationally.