New website

It’s a brave new world! I have upgraded my website for the first time since 2007. The old one served me well for 8 years, so here’s to the new one.

Bookings for 2016

Just a quick update as I realised I haven’t posted since last August! I now have a fair few bookings for 2016 so if you are looking at any dates next year (especially Summer Saturdays) please get in touch to secure the date.


Here’s another video. Filmed with a slow motion HD camera.

The Steal

Here’s a fun video I filmed during the recent heatwave. I was challenged on my watch-stealing skills while in sunny Weston Super Mare. Also got to perform some magic for people along the way.

New facebook page

Just a quick update to point you in the direction of my new Facebook page. Photos, videos and other things. You can visit here.

Magic consultancy

Following on from my consultancy work on the new Matthew Vaughn movie “The Secret Service” I was asked to go to Glasgow to work for a day on a new TV show being made by Objective Productions (who made “The Real Hustle” and all the Derren Brown shows). They wanted to use something that I

Some feedback

It’s always good to get some feedback after a performance. Here’s an email I received yesterday. Laurence saw me performing at Smoke and Mirrors in Bristol then hired me for his wife’s party two nights later as a surprise: “Just a belated big thank you for the amazing magic show you put on last weekend

Out to lunch

This weekend I went for lunch with Steve, an old magician friend of mine. I think he’s done a bit of TV recently so you might recognise him :-)

Crimestoppers Putpocket campaign

As a magician and occasional theatrical pickpocket I get asked to do some rather interesting things. Last year Ogilvyone working with Crimestoppers approached me and asked if I could put together a small team of devious people to help with a leafletting campaign with a difference. The idea was to perform “putpocketing” or “reverse pickpocketing”

Happy New Year

This December was my 13th Christmas in a row working as a magician – phew. Thanks to everyone who I got to perform for in 2013. At the beginning of last year I had no idea I would be performing at over 200 different parties, going to Luxembourg to work for a night, consulting on

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Rob James has been a table magician for hire for 14 years. As a member of The Magic Circle and a full time magician, you can guarantee that everyone will love his up close magic. Rob does not just do card tricks but fun, interactive and astonishing magic!

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