Amazing magician based in the South West of the UK
Based in Bristol, Rob James is the most popular close up magician in the area.
Covering Bristol, Bath, Cheltenham, Swindon, The Cotswolds, Somerset and beyond! Of course, Rob is regularly in London but so are all close up magicians! Table magic in that area is well known but there are few first class practioners outside of the big smoke. Rob James is one of them and has been SW England's most successful magician since 2001.
Table Magician South West
Q. Were you born in the South West?
A. Yes, I was born in Torquay, then moved to Trowbridge but for the last ten years have made my home in Bristol.
Q. Are you a member of the Magic Circle?
A. I certainly am! It's the most famous organisation for magicians in the world and I am proud to be flying the flag for them in the south west of the UK. We are known as country members as we are outside London
Q. Is table magic popular in the south west?
A. It has grown in popularity, yes, In fact the number of close up magicians and table magicians in the south west has grown too! Lots of people have started up in the last few years but I am happy to say that I am still as busy as I have ever have been performing at events and parties all over the region.
Q. Which part of the South West is your favourite?
A. I have a soft spot for Bristol as that's where I base my magic business and it is where I have made my home for ten years. My family still reside in Trowbridge Wiltshire and I go back to visit them when I can, although there are not that many events in that part of the world!
South West - SW - UK magic
The South West is home to the Bristol Society of Magic. Bristol is the former home of TV mind reader Derren Brown. Bristol hosts two magic venues - Smoke and Mirrors and Illusions Magic Bar. Bath has the Bizarre Bath walk run by comedian/magician and Orangutan lover Noel Britten. Cheltenham has the Evening of Deception show annually. Bristol hosts "Peter's Friends" the magic show at the Tobacco Factory theatre (Rob has performed there to a sold out crowd!) So as you can see, the south west certainly has a lot of magic taking place! And that's not even counting the numerous parties, weddings, corporate events and venues that host amazing close up magicians every night of the week, amazing party goers with incredible card tricks, feats of mind reading and more.