Edward Crawford

Canterbury Magician

Award winning magician and mind reader

Magician London
Edward Crawford

Canterbury Magician

Award winning magician and mind reader

Magician London

Magician Canterbury

Canterbury Magician 

Mind reader and magician Edward Crawford has performed his unique contemporary style of magic in Canterbury, and all over the UK, for the last fifteen years. Edward’s success in his field has allowed him to work as a magician full time throughout the year, which has only been achieved by a handful of UK magicians. Due to his success and experience Edward has been able to expand and develop his own style of magic into something that is truly original and spectacular. Edward’s particular style of magic is distinct from traditional magic and has a fresh contemporary vibe. Mixing psychology, mind manipulation and a small amount of trickery Edward will read the minds of your guests, predict the future, and generally leave you and your guests feeling flabbergasted and astounded. If you are looking to hire a Canterbury magician and are looking for a truly unique form of entertainment then Edward’s act, both close up and on stage, could be the ideal performance for your event.

Edward works at hundreds of events every year. Whether your event is a private party, corporate event, dinner party, Christmas party, ball, banquet, charity event, or wedding, you can relax in the knowledge that Edward performs at all of these types of events on a regular basis and has a variety of different performances to suit each and every one of them. For drinks parties and dinners Edward has his close up act, ideal for informal parties and formal dinners. If you’re after the theatrics of a stage show Edward has a full cabaret show and for smaller events in smaller venues there is his parlour show, the theatrics of a stage show that can be performed in a private dining room or your own home.

To find out what past clients have had to say you can check out his testimonials HERE. Edward also has a Facebook page set up over the last year for clients to leave reviews, and post photos and amateur shot video of him in action. You can find that HERE. This will give you an idea of some of the 150 shows Edward performs each year.

If you would like to hire a Canterbury magician or require further information simply fill in the enquiry form below.

Canterbury Magician – Reviews

Just wanted to say a huge thank you!! You was amazing and blew everyone’s minds! Best magician we’ve ever had!!

Cara Dore – Twenty Twenty Television.


Wow wow wow!!!! Thankyou so much for such amazing entertainment. So talented, professional and entertaining, everyone so impressed by the variety of tricks performed. Worked his way around so that everyone got involved and left all guests speechless, still trying to figure out how it was all done. Would highly recommend Edward. Thankyou for a fab evening.

Kiera Kilmartin


Just to say thanks so much for Saturday evening. The guests were so impressed with your entertainment , especially the key bending. I had calls all day yesterday thanking me for booking such fab entertainment, and your name was mentioned again and again. There are a few people getting married this year, and I have already been asked for your details, so you definitely made an impression. I’m hoping to plan a Summer Ball as well , so hopefully we can have you return

Sara Brown – Hastings Direct

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The following are taken from my old website. Each blog would give a description of a recent show to give an idea of the type of events I am performing at in Canterbury. There are literally thousands of these entries. So far I’ve only managed to copy and paste a few but I’m planning on transferring the rest over the next few months. In the mean time I hope this will give an idea of a typical performance.

Wedding Magician Canterbury

Last week I was hired to perform at a wedding at Broome Park Country House, just outside of Canterbury. Generally at a wedding I will perform my close up act, mixing and mingling with guests as they drink or at their tables. The bride in this case wanted something a bit different. A show for all the guests after dinner. This was quite a small informal wedding so for this my parlour show would be ideal. The parlour show is bascially my stage show on a much smaller scale designed to be performed anywhere without the hours of set up required and the space of a full stage. Sometimes I will use microphones for this show (I have my own and PA) but in this case it wasn’t necessary.

I arrived at the venue an hour in advance to set up. First thing I always do is meet with the staff at the venue and let them know who I am and what I’ll be doing, frequently I will have spoken to them on the phone in advance. I then met with the bride and groom to let them Know I was there. A space had been left for me in the room to set up. The set up for the show takes about 30 minutes, I like to keep it to a minimum so as not to disturb guests from their meal. The show itself is about an hour long, it can be longer or shorter depending upon requirements but an hour is without a doubt the most popular length. 

I always like to start a show off with an effect for all the audience, making sure to include everyone, this usually involves a psychological principal which will give me an idea of the best people to work with for the rest of the show. The main body of the show includes mind reading, predictions of peoples behaviour and ends with a special routine that includes the bride and groom, demonstrating their love for one another…..and a standing ovation. After the show I stuck around for an hour to show a few more routines, performing a few effects from my close up repertoire. I took the opportunity to try something new out, a controversial routine around the concept of healing. I was as amazed as the audience when it worked. The whole evening was a huge success. Here’s a review someone left for me on Facebook the following day:

“Absolutely amazing! I still feel completely blown away the day after Edward Crawford’s performance – Although I have been left feeling very confused (as a sceptic….previously).
On behalf of myself and all the other guests at the wedding, we couldn’t recommend Edward Crawford more. Every guest was left astounded and reeling in awe!”

If you’re after a Canterbury magician for your wedding please get in touch to discuss the perfect entertainment for your day.



Close up magician Canterbury – Edward will mix and mingle amongst your guests at your drinks party, performing magic one on one and to small groups. At dinner parties, and sit down events Edward will perform a show for each table. All the guests will be included in Edward’s close up show, an unforgettable experience.

Wedding magician Canterbury – Edward will add a special touch to your day making it even more memorable, keeping guests happy and entertained even in the quieter moments of your big day.

Corporate magician Canterbury – Whatever your event trade show, company dinner, team building day, Edward can tailor his performance to suit your company and event.

Stage show magician Canterbury – Edward’s stage show lasts anywhere between 30 and 90 minutes, and shorter shows can easily be combined with a close up performance. The stage show is ideal for corporate events, awards ceremonies, and charity events.

Christmas magician Canterbury – Edward’s act is perfect for private and work’s Christmas parties. Please book Edward early, as this is his busiest time of year and he gets booked up fast.

Dinner show magician Canterbury – The dinner show is perfect for smaller events that don’t have the space for a full stage show. Edward combines elements of his stage show and close up acts to create a unique performance that every guest will be included in. Edward can even divide the performance into acts performed between courses.

If you’re thinking about booking a magician in Canterbury contact Edward on 07814 135569 or email info@www.edwardcrawford.co.uk Edward works at hundreds of events every year, all around the country, and will be able to advise you on the best performance for your event.

Close Up Magician

Close Up Magician Canterbury

Edward will mix with your guests, whether seated or standing, engaging them in intimate displays of his stunning mind reading and contemporary magic.

Wedding Magician

Wedding Magician Canterbury

A wedding magician is the perfect way to entertain your guests with a truly astonishing and unforgettable performance during the quiet periods of the day

Corporate Event Magician

Corporate Event Magician Canterbury

Edward specialises in creating unique corporate entertainment for events including dinner and cocktail parties, team building days, trade shows and awards ceremonies.

Christmas Party Magician

Christmas Party Magician Canterbury

From small, intimate private parties, to grand balls and banquets, Edward’s performance will ensure a magical and memorable event over the festive period.

Stage Show Magician

Stage Show Magician Canterbury

Edward’s stage show combines amazing demonstrations of mind reading with humour, all the while ensuring that the audience get to participate throughout the entire show.

Dinner/Parlour Show Magician

Dinner/Parlour Show Magician Canterbury

A combination of the theatrics of a stage show whilst allowing Edward to interact with each of your guests, making the whole performance far more intimate and personal.

“The best show I’ve booked ever”
World Bank Group
“Absolutely superb. We were stunned”
Nokia UK
“Magical, mind reading brilliance. Left us completely bewildered”
David Clark - Mercedes Benz International
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