Close Up Magician – David Linacre

As seen on the BBC, award winning Sheffield close up magician David Linacre has combined traditional magical expertise, psychological illusionary and the art of thought persuasion to create a breathtaking new style of magic.

David has been practising the art of magic since the age of six. He has now performed all over the world creating unforgettable experiences at events for high-profile companies and some celebrities.  If you are looking for one of the UK’s leading magicians then look no further, contact Magikman now.


Introducing Magikman

David Linacre started his magic career in Sheffield and built an enviable reputation within the corporate entertainment world.  At the age of 18 he held a residency at The Republic nightclub and then Gatecrasher One.  

Having worked in the US, Dubai and more recently in Leeds for over 10 years, David has now relocated back to Sheffield.  He creates an unforgettable experience at every event, instilling each occasion with a special atmosphere, as he conducts his own unique brand of close-up magic, mind reading and illusion.

Whether you are organising a corporate event or planning a wedding, David is able to adapt his style to suit any occasion.  He has worked at numerous weddings, private parties, trade shows, corporate events, restaurants and nightclubs.

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Recent feedback

“All the team thought he was amazing!!  Thank you so much. We will defo invite you to future events.” – Kate Gager, Burberry Group Plc

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“Everyone in my party were blown away by what they saw and long after David left us it was the main talking point of the evening.” – James Buckingham, Tesco Stores Ltd

Tesco Logo“David certainly made it a night to remember for us all! I would 100% recommend hiring David for any event whether it be a corporate event or a wedding. He is THE Magikman!” – Ayesha Asmal, Talk Direct (an O2 Franchise)O2 logo

See David’s facebook page for more 5 star reviews or Trustpilot below!

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Contact David now to discuss how he can create the perfect event for you.


Turn your event into a “Magik” experience…

One of the UK’s most high profile and sought after magicians, Magikman David Linacre has spent the last twenty years travelling the UK and abroad entertaining guests at weddings, corporate functions, gala dinners, promotional events, product launches, networking events, trade shows and charity events.  David recently relocated to his home city of Sheffield, where his career initially began, where he grew up with love and passion for close-up magic.