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Phil Jay Close-Up Magician
  • Working across Cardiff and South Wales
  • Internationally award-winning
  • Over 25 years of industry experience
  • Performed 18 times by royal appointment
  • Worked with world dignitaries
  • Vast celebrity clientele portfolio
  • Top-class professional performer
  • Flexible on-site presentation options

Phil Jay has been entertaining crowds as a close-up magician for 26 years. His work has taken him across the globe and he performs his own unique close-up magic in spectacular style, at weddings, trade shows and other celebrations.

Phil's undeniable commitment has given him unrivalled success, having performed globally for large corporations, a vast celebrity clientele and even heads of state.


Constantly enthralling performances have led Phil Jay to be awarded 'Best Close-up Magician' in the UK, by The Stage, but his increased popularity spreads far and wide. Phil has also worked closely with famous musicians such as Whitney Houston, Stevie Wonder, Status Quo and Elton John.

Performing since 1989, Phil has had 30 years' of experience enchanting audiences of all ages. His enduring success has allowed Phil to travel extensively for both corporate and private clients, but he has now reigned in to focus specifically on the Cardiff and wider South Wales area.

Phil's work has also been given the royal seal of approval, with an amazing 18 royal appointments, including the Queen's private birthday party on several occasions.

The Magic

Phil has been working his wonders at weddings for many years and will offer amazing entertainment for both the bride and groom, and their guests. His incredible skills have wowed audiences all over and are sure to bring a smile to your face, if not expressions of complete amazement.

Despite his length of time as a magician, Phil's tricks cannot be called old fashioned or dated. He is constantly updating his repertoire so brides and grooms can truly see something they have never seen before. His cutting edge close up magic performances are need to be seen to be believed.

The Service

Keen to provide special memories that will have your guests talking for weeks after the event. Phil can execute his exclusive magic is a number of ways to suit your day.

Drink Reception

When you are getting those all-important couple wedding photos taken, Phil will step in as an entertainer for your guests. Mingling amongst your guests at the drinks reception, his sleight of hand will certainly amaze.

Wedding Breakfast

Phil can act as a great table magician during the meal, adding an extra element of fun for you and your guests. He will give the bride and groom a bespoke magic display when your guests are taking their seats for the wedding breakfast.


He can provide a starring performance during any evening event, wowing crowds at the reception or during the buffet.

You might wish to add an exciting factor to your photo session and have close-up magic break up the routine.

Allow Phil to aid in filling the gap between that special ceremony and your meal or buffet, afterwards. Phil acts as a great filler entertainment, something you may not have originally considered when planning your special day.

To add that extra magic to your wedding celebrations, get in contact with Phil via the contact buttons below and to the side of this listing.
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