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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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