For over fifteen years award winning Southampton magician Edward Crawford has been amazing audiences with his unique style of jaw dropping magic, psychological illusion, and mind reading abilities. Edward is one of the few full time professional magicians in the UK and each year performs at over 150 events. Edward has a performance to suit any type of function, from corporate events, balls, banquets, Christmas parties, weddings, and private parties. He can offer his close up performance, which consists of magic performed for guests sat at tables, or performed one on one and in small groups as he walks around, and mingles with your guests. His parlour show serves as perfect intimate after dinner performance. And of course there is his stage show, which is ideal for bigger events.
Edward combines psychology, misdirection and sleight of hand to create a grown up, contemporary style of magic that will charm and amaze even the skeptics in the audience. Edward will astound you as he reads minds, predicts the future, and moves things with just the power of his mind.
A few the incredible feats Edward uses in his performances include, driving blindfolded, predicting the headlines of national newspapers weeks before they come out, replicating the drawings made by someone in another room, and playing Russian Roulette!
To see Edward in action go to his VIDEO page or the GALLERY for pictures of some of the thousands of events Edward has performed at. You can find reviews HERE. In the last year Edward has set up a facebook page for past clients to post reviews, pictures and videos from his shows. You can find that HERE.
Whatever your event Southampton magician Edward Crawford has a performance that is right for you. Edward will tailor his performance to suit your event and your individual needs. You can rest assured that Edward’s act will make your event truly memorable, and leave your guests stunned and thoroughly entertained.
If you would like to hire a Southampton magician simply fill in the enquiry form below or get in touch with Edward on 078141 35569 to discuss your event.
Just wanted to drop you a line to say how brilliant you were last night at our Christmas Party. You still have all the staff here at AIB International trying to work out how you managed to do what you did. I have been to many shows of this nature, but you have to be by far the ‘Most entertaining and skilled performer’, and that was the whole teams opinion. You were simply mesmerising all through the evening, not and bored person in the room, Worth every penny for the fantastic work you did. We will definitely be asking you to perform again for us soon !!!
Amanda Elliot – AIB International
Just to say a massive thank you for being a part of our wedding at Maidens Barn a couple of weeks ago. We didn’t really know what to expect, but were amazed by your performance and all our guests equally impressed. The final trick you did with us was just incredible and we’re still a bit in shock! (a few guests thought we’d rehearsed it with you!)
Mike & Ali
Just a quick email to say a massive thank you for Sunday. Everyone was amazed with what you were doing, it’s also messed with some people’s heads, all I heard yesterday was ‘how did he do that’, ‘How did he know…’. Some asked if I knew you beforehand and whether I had spoken to you about the team. I’ve had lots of positive feed back My manager said she could have followed you around all afternoon, but she didn’t want to come across as creepy.
Julie Chapman-Green – Agenus UK
BLOG ARCHIVE – The following is taken from my old blog, I have literally thousands of entries there which over the next few months I will attempt to copy over. In the mean time I hope this will give an idea of some of the events I perform at each year as a Southampton magician.
On Sunday night I was booked to perform at the Hilton, Ageas Bowl, Southampton to perform at an annual end of year event for the staff of the Mayflower theatre. They required a close up magician to perform as the guests arrived during the drinks reception and a table magician to entertain everyone throughout the meal. The event was a masquarade ball and many people came in fancy dress and masks (I was asked to judge the masks for a competion). Throughout the drinks reception I kept things simple, performing for small groups as they stood around drinking, giving each group a 5 minute performance. I very much used this time as a warm up to get an idea who would be easiest to read for some more in depth mind reading later. A common question was “do the masks make your life harder”? The simple answer is yes, as long as I could see the eyes it wasn’t a problem but when they were covered I had to ask people to remove the masks. Throughout the meal I continued to perform close up at the tables, performing between the courses of a 3 course meal. I had a little more time here and gave each table a 10 minute show. It helped that I had met some of the guests already so I knew who I could work with the best. Throughout the evening I performed a wide variety of routines, typical example would be to open with a prediction of how I expect people to behave. I would write something down and place unseen on the table, I then ask people to name a simple piece of information such as the name of a playing card, the card named would be the same as the one I wrote down at the beginning. With this demonstration of influence out of the way I would move onto more serious mind reading. I might get someone to draw a picture or think of an old friend no one but them would know. I would then attempt to draw the same picture or describe and name their friend. Very pleased to say I had an almost 100% success rate.
Just had a quick email from the client, here’s what they had to say:
We just wanted to thank you for joining us at our staff event last night.You were amazing and we very much look forward to seeing you again.
A Massive thank you to everyone at the Mayflower for the booking and a really fun evening. If you are interested in booking a magician in Southampton please contact Edward on 07814 13559 or email email@example.com for more details and to discuss the nature of your event and the type of performance that will best suit your needs.
Edward will mix with your guests, whether seated or standing, engaging them in intimate displays of his stunning mind reading and contemporary magic.
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
Edward specialises in creating unique corporate entertainment for events including dinner and cocktail parties, team building days, trade shows and awards ceremonies.
From small, intimate private parties, to grand balls and banquets, Edward’s performance will ensure a magical and memorable event over the festive period.
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.
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.