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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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!

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    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

    positive review  We hired Oliver for our Christmas party and everyone was blown away!! Not only an amazing seriously fantastic magician but a really lovely guy too! I would highly recommend him to anyone!! Thanks so much! ��

    Jenny Martin Avatar Jenny Martin
    December 8, 2017

    positive review  We hired Oliver for our annual company Charity Ball this year, and he was great. He tailored everything to the fact that this is quite a corporate event (referencing our vendor sponsors throughout for example) while still maintaining a fun and light-hearted patter with guests. He was amazing, and the feedback we received about his work from our guests was great. We would definitely recommend Oliver without hesitation.

    Sally Moxon Avatar Sally Moxon
    November 23, 2016

    positive review  Absolutely super guy. His manner throughout and his magic captivated all our guests. He is definitely on my list to use again and recommend for any occasion

    Ian Green Avatar Ian Green
    October 19, 2019

Magician in Yorkshire Google Reviews

bronagh kate
bronagh kate
12:52 19 Feb 21
I hired Oliver for a virtual magic show at true Student. He ran an awesome show, was really interactive & engaging. Highly recommend!
Gianluca Walker
Gianluca Walker
22:26 16 Feb 21
He performed over a zoom call for a birthday, it worked fantastically despite the limitations of Zoom. I would highly recommend him.
Annie Tran
Annie Tran
12:57 18 Dec 20
We had Ollie for our Work Christmas Party and he was fabulous...even though it was via Zoom it didn't take away any of the magic and the whole team were truly amazed. Ollie was very entertaining and the team were still singing his praises the morning after.We would highly recommend him for Zoom parties and once normality resumes, for all those face to face experiences!!Thanks for thoroughly entertaining us Ollie!
Hollie Melissa
Hollie Melissa
11:22 18 Dec 20
Fantastic magician!! We had a virtual Christmas party and Oliver was amazing, even over a video chat. He had everyone hooked on each trick and was very entertaining. I will definitely be booking him for future events, he is brilliant! Thanks for a great night Oliver.
adam sargeson
adam sargeson
10:19 18 Dec 20
Awesome magician who was really funny too.
Rachael Harland
Rachael Harland
10:15 18 Dec 20
2020 has been a challenging year for us all and of course, the annual corporate Christmas party had to go digital this year. We were looking for something super entertaining and different to a usual Zoom call. We hired Oliver and he was just incredible. Really engaged the team, and was really personable and what an incredible skill he has. The slight of hand and up close tricks were just amazing. The team were in awe, cheering and laughing - totally stunned at how he was managing to pull the tricks off and so well. Would highly recommend him for any event. And we hope to get him back for a show in 2021 but this time, face to face! Thanks Oliver!

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