Close-Up Magician – David Linacre

As seen on the BBC, 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 close-up magic.

David is based in Sheffield has been practising the art of magic since the age of six. He has performed all over the world creating unforgettable experiences at corporate events, weddings, parties and even for a number of celebrities.  If you are looking for one of the UK’s leading magicians then look no further, contact Magikman now.

Nick Grimshaw in Greece“Without doubt, the best magic we have seen.” Nick Grimshaw and Alice Levine, BBC Radio 1

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 in Sheffield which then went on to become the famous Gatecrasher One attracting some of the biggest DJs from across the globe.

Having worked in the US and Dubai and then over a decade in Leeds David has now relocated back to his home city of 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.

magician performing on the BBC

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 five 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 has now moved back to Sheffield, where his career initially began, and where he grew up with a love and passion for close-up magic.