Chris Priest the British Champion of Close-up Magic

Chris’s own unique style and talent leaves audiences gasping with amazement. He has won major awards and recently won the coveted title of British Close-up magic Champion.

Chris performs Internationally and is now one of the most sought after professional magical entertainers.

ITV Television named Chris Priest as the best Close-up Magician in the UK.

Close Up Magic

In a nutshell it is magic performed right up close in front of you. Unlike magic seen on TV shows or even on a stage you are close enough to see every single action the magician performs, which makes the magic even more incredible.


Chris’s stand-up act is full of side-splitting comedy, intrigue and involves a huge level of audience interaction. His act has received standing ovations the world over. Chris has won numerous awards for his stand-up cabaret and close-up performances.


It’s the biggest day of your life and Chris Priest can add that extra ‘touch of magic’. Close-up magic is ideally suited to any wedding celebration as Chris is able to mingle with guests and perform illusions right under their noses.