London magician Christopher Howell is for hire as a Member of The Magic Circle who performs as a 'close-up magician' or 'table magician' as well as after dinner shows. His charming and friendly presentation style will help give your event a mark of distinction that will long be remembered - whether you're planning it in London or anywhere in the UK. Christopher has also created a unique vintage stage magician act and illusionist show that can be sized up or down to suit audiences of any size. Christopher is based as a magician in London however he performs throughout the UK and internationally.
A magician for private, corporate, and high profile clients across the board. His performance style as a London close-up magician is engaging and sophisticated. He has appeared on such prestigious stages as The Barbican Hall, The Hackney Empire and most recently he opened the premiere of the Edinburgh International Film Festival live on stage at the Festival Theatre.
Originally from the U.S., Christopher performs as a London wedding magician and for civil partnerships, as a corporate magician, for private events, and after dinner shows. Whatever your event, if you'd like to better understand how Christopher's magic, be it close-up or on stage, could help make your event unforgettable, click here to get a quote about how much it is to book him as your magician.
are 'table magicians' or 'close-up magicians'?
Table magicians, wedding magicians, close-up magicians, corporate magicians… people use many different names to describe what Christopher Howell can offer your guests or clients...
However you describe it, Christopher will provide you with interactive high-impact magic that happens right under your guests' watchful eyes. Our close-up magicians page is the best place to read about having Christopher as your magician, whether in London or further afield…
is sometimes already
booked when clients ring him to be the close-up
magician or UK Illusionist
at their event or trade show. In which case, he can help supply you
with other excellent close up magicians or UK Illusionists; many of whom are also Magic Circle magicians.
if you have an event with more than
a hundred guests depending on your needs it’s sometimes advisable
hire close-up magicians to work with Christopher or even a team of magicians. Leave it to us - we can oragnize it all for you. All such
situations can be catered for, regardless of how many magicians you may wish to have..
London Magicians and UK Illusionists availability
Christopher is sometimes already booked when clients ring to hire him to be the close-up magician or UK Illusionist at their event or trade show. In such cases, he can help supply you with other excellent close-up magicians or UK illusionists.
Also, if you have an event with more than 80-100 guests, depending on your needs, it’s often advisable to have more than one magician working with Christopher or even a team of magicians. All such situations can be catered for, no matter how many magicians you might want to hire.
(Performances as a London close-up magician): Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, Earl's Court Trade Show, China Tang, The Magic Circle, Science Museum, Serpentine Gallery, and many more...
(Performances further afield): Festival Theatre and Dundas Castle (Edinburgh), Windsor Castle Hotel (Magicians in Surrey), Derby Convention Centre (Derby), Greenbelt Festival (Cheltenham)...
Corporate magician for:
Christopher has been hired as a corporate magician for hundreds of corporate events - most recently for Pfizer, Burberry, BBCi, HSBC, Handpicked Hotel Group, John Lewis, JP Morgan, Pizza Express, and many more corporate magician clients.
Corporate magicians represent the brand and image of your company so you expect a full-time professional magician such as Christopher to perform for you. Please click here for more details of how we could help you supply one or more corporate magicians for your upcoming corporate event : corporate magician.
Christopher Howell has made appearances in public performances as an award winning UK stage magician in venues including the main stage at Barbican Hall (London), Hackney Empire, Leeds City Varieties Theatre and the Newbury Corn Exchange…
He is a member of Equity, the International Brotherhood of Magicians and is a Magic Circle Magician (Rank: A.I.M.C.)
Enquiries and bookings...
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testimonials below have
been received from clients in writing who have hired Christopher's work as a London close-up
magician, trade show magician, or corporate magician...
CLOSE-UP MAGICIAN AND SHOW: "Christopher - I have received nothing but praise for your performance on Friday. We all really enjoyed it and hope to see you back at the Club sometime in the future."
- Mr. D. Horton, Chobham Golf Club
CABARET MAGICIAN SHOW: "I wanted to say a huge thank you for last night, you were amazing. I have had people ask me about you who weren't even there. You will be a very hard act to follow (for our event) next year, as the bar is now set very high." - A. Jones, Blackheath Cricket Club, Commenting on Christopher's after dinner magician act
CLOSE-UP MAGICIAN:"Thank you so much for such a fabulous evening for our parents 40th wedding anniversary, you really made the night extra special! People have been talking about it ever since and practically every thank you card mentioned your amazing performances. My parents thoroughly enjoyed the oranges performance as the Grand Finale …. it really was amazing!"
- A. Tanelian, Private client
CORPORATE MAGICIAN PERFORMANCE: "I
recently booked Christopher to perform as close-up
magician at our business party and everyone was blown away.
We’ve had magicians before but Christopher was a cut above,
in the quality of the execution of his tricks as well as the rapport that
he built with the guests. I would not hesitate to book him again."
Stanbury, Santon Group Commenting on
Christopher's work as a close-up
magician at a London corporate event (as their Corporate Magician)
WEDDING MAGICIAN PERFORMANCE: “A
huge thank you for making our wedding so very special, you are a
fantastic entertainer. We loved the way you mingled with the guests but
was also very discreet and professional. Your tricks are amazing and
you were enjoyed by all. Initailly Your magic is different thant he rest: pure
class and very sophisticated. I would recommend you to anyone
organising a special event to be their close-up magician. Absolutely brilliant-
thanks so much.”
CLOSE-UP MAGICIAN FEEDBACK: "Christopher Howell is superb! He seems to have the knack of being fairly unobtrusive and not interrupting people but managing to get the attention of the group at the same time. Top that off with the fact that he's an excellent table magician and you have the perfect entertainment. Everyone was completely thrilled and impressed with Christopher's work."
-L. Cruickshrank, RSA GROUP
Booked close-up magician Christopher Howell as a corporate magician
TRADE SHOW MAGICIAN REPORT: "We decided to use Christopher as we felt that his
style of magic was personal and engaging; he has a natural charisma. He was quickly able to link in key product messages and the
benefits of CNA Europe into his magic, which he delivered with grace
and a high degree of fun. He delivered our concepts tongue-in-cheek that made the clients laugh and
enjoy themselves! I hope that we get the chance to work together
Manager, CNA Europe
Christopher’s corporate magician work with them
as their trade show
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Why hire a Magic Circle Magician?
A Magic Circle magician has passed the examination necessary to enter The Magic Circle. First a magician must sit an interview to demonstrate his or her skill on a basic level, and then the examination performance is booked for a future date. Christopher has earned membership as 'Associate of the Inner Magic Circle with Silver Star', which is a ring above basic Member status.
When you hire a Magic Circle magician you know s/he holds this endorsement from one of the most prestigious societies for magic in the world which can be of assurance to people interested in booking a magician. We also recommend viewing the magician's video to get a feel for their performance style which is very important when booking the right magician entertainment for your event - whether it's a corporate magician or for a private event.
January 2013 - International engagements just confirmed: Christopher will be presenting his work as a corporate magician at conferences in Athens in February, a London trade show in March, and corporate retreat in Istanbul in May.
November 2012 - Christmas magician bookings are flooding in. Book your Christmas party entertainment today before he gets booked up.
October 2012 - We just launched the magician videos page so you can watch more videos of Christopher's various acts and magical escapades right here on the site.
September 2012 - The new showreel has just been released, featuring my all-new close-up magician material as well as my cabaret/after dinner show. Click here: Magician Christopher Howell
February 2012 - Christopher's stage magician act appeared as the feature UK Illusionist at Salon Rouge at The Junction | He also presented his lecture "Scripting Magic Powerfully" to magicians at the Anglian Magic Society (Norwich).
January 2012 - He performed as close-up magician in Stirling Castle, Scotland as reception drinks warm-up act to the haggis ceremony at dinner!
December 2011 - Christopher performed live on National Turkish television to publicize his nine days of performances in Istanbul from 23-31 December at Istinye Park in Istanbul.
October 2011 - Check out the new Christopher Howell YouTube and Vimeo channels launched on 12 July and 28 October! Channel name: 'howellmagicvideos'