About TJ Shoesmith

Tj Shoesmith is a professional award winning magician who works all over the world. A member of the Inner Magic Circle and Winner of the Magic Circle Close Up Competition 2013.

Covent Garden Magician Tj Shoesmith working at the Nags Head

After 20 years of performing magic, I found myself working as a Covent Garden Magician. This was a nostalgic event. I spent many a teenage day in this very spot watching magicians and jugglers work the street. One of the hardest jobs to do, building a crowd is real science and takes a great deal [...]

By |London|

Esher Magician Tj Shoesmith at Sandown Race Course Surrey

My first job of 2019, working as an Esher magician in Surrey at Sandown Race Course. Not just that, there I was in a corporate box, from which you could easily see the whole of the racecourse. This was my second day at a racecourse, having performed at Epsom some years ago. The Venue The [...]

By |Surrey|

Reading Magician Pickpockets Staff at Christmas Party

Reading Magician and Pickpocket Video My first job of Christmas 2018 was working as a Reading Magician at the famous Majestic Stadium on the outskirts of the city. I was approached by an event company and asked to provide a 15-minute comedy pickpocket act for a party of 500. I’ve been performing the pickpocket act [...]

By |Berkshire|

City of London Magician – Tj Shoesmith at Merchant Taylors’ Hall

I’m back working as a city of London magician. Since the late summer, I have been what is known as out of town! Now here I was walking the streets of London once again to work on a marvellous job at the Merchant Taylors’ Hall in the centre of the capital. My father went to [...]

By |London|

Professional Magician Tj Shoesmith at The Hyatt Hotel, Birmingham

I often perform close-up magic and cabaret as a professional magician in Birmingham. However, this was a little different. I was contacted by Ankush Jain, a few months ago, regarding a set of lectures he was giving in Birmingham. This particular programme is called, “The Powerful Men’s Group” (he also runs one for women). Ankush [...]

By |West Midlands|

Douglas Magician – Tj Shoesmith performs Close Up Magic in the Isle of Wight

This week I worked as a Douglas Magician in the Isle of Wight, a place I hadn’t visited for some time. I flew back to the island by taking a short flight from Gatwick, one of the few airports that service the island from London. Having arrived at the airport, I made a short taxi [...]

By |Isle of Wight|

Chipping Norton Magician at Heythrop House in Oxfordshire for Stonewater

I was asked to perform as a Chipping Norton magician this week. I had worked as an Oxfordshire magicians on many occasions, including performances with Devious Minds and Close Up Magic for private and corporate customers. So I am familiar with the county. The Company I have worked for Stonewater in the past so was [...]

By |Oxfordshire|

West Bromwich Magician – TJ Shoesmith at the Famous Football Ground

I was asked to perform as a West Bromwich magician at the football ground in a very interesting project. "Thanks again for your wonderful performance." Nadine (Marketing Communications) The marketing department of MSC, a engineering manufacturing company, approached me with an interesting idea this summer. They were putting together a programme to launch their new [...]

By |West Midlands|

Harrow Magician Tj Shoesmith performs at a wedding at Headstone Manor

I performed as a Harrow Magician for a wedding at the Great Barn at Headstone Manor this week. I was asked to appear at as a wedding magician for a couple who were celebrating the recent ceremony. Recently I visited the Manor with my children, as a friend of ours was entertaining at an open [...]

By |London|

Barnet Magician Tj Shoesmith performs at a grand stately home in Herts

Performing as a Barnet Magician at the most wonderful venue last week was a dream come true. For many years I was a member of the Watford Association of Magicians, indeed for a while, I was their secretary. So, it was a great pleasure to perform for one of the members at the Dyrham Park [...]

By |Hertfordshire|