Meet Oliver Parker... Leeds Magician

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Why should you hire me as your magician?

Why should you hire me as your magician?

To give your guests something DIFFERENT to talk about...

To give your guests something DIFFERENT to talk about...

keep your guests ENTERTAINED between activities...

keep your guests ENTERTAINED between activities...

and make sure your event is UNFORGETTABLE!

and make sure your event is UNFORGETTABLE!

Choose your event type below…

Corporate Magician

Oliver is an experienced corporate event entertainer, trusted by the likes of Next, Harvey Nichols, Argos and many, many more clients to baffle delegates at their staff parties, product launches, team building events and more!

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Wedding Magician

Do you want your wedding guests to be blown away and have something awesome to talk about whilst you’re busy having your photographs taken, or to fill in that awkward lull after the wedding meal?

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Private Party Magician

Oliver’s personable entertainment fits almost any size party, whether you need a private party magician to entertain hundreds of guests… or even just 5, Oliver can help create a lasting memory for your guests.

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Christmas Party Magician

Perfect to get people talking at staff Christmas parties, house parties, New Year’s Eve parties or other festive events where there are more than a handful of people to keep entertained.

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Restaurant Magician

Customers love being treated to something unique and different by a friendly, young and personable experienced performer! Not only do guests repeatedly come back because of how much they enjoyed the magician’s entertainment, but they also rave about their experience to friends all over social media which brings more customers back to your door!

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Bar & Nightclub Magician

Street magic is awesome as queue line and smoking area entertainment for nightclub events, or to create a buzzing atmosphere at a bar that leaves people screaming about how incredible their night was at your venue!

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Yorkshire Magician Available for worldwide event entertainment & appearances

English Magician from West Yorkshire

Based in Leeds, West Yorkshire, Oliver is centrally located in the UK making him the perfect professional entertainment choice if you need a Harrogate wedding magician, corporate magician in York, private party magician in Wakefield, Bradford, Huddersfield, Hull, Whitby or other areas of Yorkshire to travel to your event and create a totally mind blowing experience for all your guests.

His award winning close up magic is in high demand around the UK at events in Manchester, Sheffield, Liverpool, Newcastle, Doncaster, Lincoln, Rotherham, Leicester, Nottingham, London, Bristol, Kent, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

As well as being hired to make magic happen at events throughout the UK, Oliver absolutely loves to travel and has been the magician of choice for many international events, including corporate events, weddings, parties, concerts and surprises parties across the world!

If you’re looking for someone to inject some fun and make your event STAND OUT – Oliver Parker is the magician you need, no matter where your event is!

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Leeds Magician – Oliver Parker – Break The Ice & Blow Their Minds

Who is

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Personalised magic for Bride and Groom -Yorkshire Wedding Magician - Oliver Parker

Professional Entertainer Close Up Magician & B-Boy (Breakdancer)

People call Oliver @funprovider for a reason!

Just check out his magic and breakdancing over the last decade…

Why do you do magic?

I love making people happy, I’m a giver 😉

I mostly do this through magic, but I also used to breakdance professionally, facilitate team building rhythm and drumming activities with my father’s business, offer health & fitness advice, enjoy learning about photography and have a strange obsession with Iceland

My Journey

Age 7

My grandad and family, none of whom were magicians, introduced me to simple card tricks, children’s magic sets and magic books from about the age of 7 and supported my journey to award winning success and professional performances whilst still in school…

Age 11

Entertaining others is my passion and what makes me happy –  I had this realisation from about the age of 11 when I would perform street magic in my local town and every break time for pupils and teachers at my high school. I’ve never wanted to do a ‘real’ job since! 

Age 12

I received a massive confidence boost and reassurance that my relentless hours of hard work and practise was paying off during my junior magician years when I won the first ever competition I entered: MagicTricks.co.uk Under 18’s Close-up Entertainer of the Year with a delightful prize of £200.
More awards and recognition soon followed from well respected members of The Magic Circle, The Northern Magic Circle, The Leeds Magic Circle and The Bradford Magic Circle – blowing people away in both Close-Up Magic competitions and Stage Magic competitions…

Age 14

Aside from relative’s family Birthday parties and charity events – I was hired for my first professional well paid event by Asda at just 14 – performing close up magic around the Holt Park, Leeds store for a Harry Potter book launch day.

Age 16

At the age of 16 I realised I loved the ability to connect with my audiences on a personal level, interacting with them face to face and experiencing their reactions as I made miracles happen right under their noses – this is when I decided to specialise in performing close up magic with everyday items such as money, playing cards, jewelry etc. and leave the out-dated traditional cheesy stage magic props behind. 

Age 18

As soon as I left 6th Form, I registered as self-employed and tried to take over Leeds… with a pack of cards. 

Age 26

It had been 10 years since entering my last magic competition so I decided to enter the Leeds Magic Circle – Close Up Magician competition… winning 1st place against some great Leeds magicians both young and old! (And again the year after!)

Now – Age 30

I now travel the world and am hired to entertain at around 200 events, media appearances and consultations per year – including several major corporate clients, but also lots of special individuals whose beautiful wedding days I’ve shared, Birthdays I’ve contributed to and soaked up far more nightlife than one individual should be able to handle!  

After well over 20 years of practising, performing, competing and perfecting my art of close up magic, I can tell you with 99.3% certainty that:

People love good magic…

And I love sharing my magic with people!

Treat your guests with magic at your event  

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    positive review  I asked Oliver if he could help me propose to my bridesmaid and he was fantastic from start to finish. I hardly gave any direction, but the outcome was Amazing and I would of paid triple the price for how accommodating he was. All 11 of my girls where super impressed and I am one super happy bride to be. If anyone would like to have a look at what oliver did for me here is the video. https://youtu.be/sqSgQ8rMn-E Thank you again oliver. You are amazing.

    Vickie Webster Avatar Vickie Webster
    October 28, 2019

    positive review  I booked Oliver as a surprise for my husband on our wedding day 29.04.19, he honestly did the most incredible job! He had everyone stunned ... it really is magic! He fits in perfectly with all the guests as if he was a guest himself! Such an incredible act and honestly couldn’t recommend him enough! Perfect time to arrive just before your evening guests arrive! Thank you so much! Love the Robinsons xxxx

    Rachel Robinson Avatar Rachel Robinson
    April 23, 2019

    positive review  Just want to say a huge thank you for being at our wedding! You wowed and amazed all of our guests, you were absolutely brilliantly entertaining! Thanks again Claire & Paul

    Claire Wainwright Avatar Claire Wainwright
    October 1, 2017

    positive review  Always a fantastic night when Oliver and his fellow magicians arrive! Amazing magicians and the greatest guys! Such a pleasure to work with. Thanks for another outstanding event guys xx

    Jess Bickerton Avatar Jess Bickerton
    December 12, 2018

    positive review  Absolutely amazing!!! I am still so confused now!! Such a nice profession guy and fantastic at what he does. When everyone talks about my wedding EVERYONE mentions how amazing Oliver was 🙂 I would definitely recommend him for any event

    Hannah Ludkin-Jessop Avatar Hannah Ludkin-Jessop
    February 21, 2017

    positive review  Amazing!!! Oliver entertained our guests at our charity fundraiser. He was brilliant and had some amazing tricks that confused everyone!!! Not only that but he is a great personality and certainly helped break the ice at the event and get everyone ready for the night ahead. We will 100% be booking Oliver again at our next event and if you are holding an event of any type we suggest that you book him too!!!

    Louise Kennedy Avatar Louise Kennedy
    June 18, 2019

Magician in Yorkshire Google Reviews

Oliver Harrison
Oliver Harrison
21:01 23 Nov 20
We used Oliver for a virtual magic event delivered to some students - he was absolutely brilliant, really engaging, funny and with tricks that were genuinely jaw dropping. Would highly recommend him
Jessica Rowson
Jessica Rowson
13:05 31 Jan 20
From start to finish (and excusing the pun!), Oliver was simply magical! We had Oliver at our wedding - he was engaging, took the time to make sure everyone had chance to experience his magic and really completed our special day for both us and our guests. We would highly recommend Oliver for any event - professional throughout and his talent is just simply amazing!
Abbey Cassidy
Abbey Cassidy
22:29 28 Dec 19
We first met Oliver at a wedding fair in Leeds over 2 years ago! I was that amazed that I booked him that night without my partners knowledge or a venue even set in stone!Fast forward 2 years and we wasn’t disappointed! Oliver greeted us as we exited from the ceremony and performed part one of our personalised trick. He then wowed our guests with amazing tricks for 2 hours and finished with our personalised trick!All night people asked for his details and complimented on how amazing he was! I would definitely recommend Oliver for any wedding or event! He brought a touch of magic to our day!
Jessica Harris
Jessica Harris
18:05 21 Dec 19
My husband and I hired Oliver for our wedding in October and were so so glad we did. He was in a different class to any other magician I've ever come across and I've received so much positive feedback from friends and family. Not only was he charismatic, friendly and enthusiastic, he also knew how to share his time among all of our guests so that almost everybody got to experience at least one trick. The thing I loved the most was that he had a couple of personalised tricks up his sleeve especially for us, as bride and groom so that we didn't miss out on the fun. Thanks so much Oliver for adding a touch of magic to our special day! 🙂 x
Jo Wilkinson
Jo Wilkinson
10:43 17 Dec 19
We have hired Oliver twice now for our company Christmas parties and every time he delivers.He provides amazing entertainment and his magic is outstanding!Oliver is also a lovely guy who is always professional and a joy to deal with.Thanks again!
Maria Kaye
Maria Kaye
16:06 28 Oct 19
We hired Oliver to entertain our guests at our Halloween party this year. Not only did Oliver arrive in full costume but he also had our guests completely captivated and questioning their own reality! What made the night so special was that Oliver's last trick was personalised for my family, which we absolutely loved!! If you're looking for a magician who is able to make each of your guests feel special and leave them completely in awe of magic then hire this guy. You will not be disappointed.

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