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Magician Derby - Duncan William is one of the most popular close-up magicians in Derby and the surrounding Derbyshire Dales.

His magic goes beyond the classic humdrum of dull card tricks and billiard ball manipulation and enters into a realm of fresh, original thinking combined with exciting and modern, fun magic and mind-reading guaranteed to leave your audience spellbound.

If you are looking for a self-indulgent bow tie wearing whizz with cards, then Duncan William is not your man. If you’re looking for a clown. Again he would not be suitable. If you are looking for someone who is there to be the ‘star’ of the show, again Duncan would not fit the bill.

If, however, you are looking for a Derby magician who is going enhance your wedding, big occasion or party - who is going to mingle between the guests with some ‘hard-hitting, jaw dropping, modern fun magic and mind reading’ and who is going to offer you an alternative to a standard band, or caricaturist, then Duncan William is your man!

Based just down the road in Nottingham, Duncan has been performing as a Derby magician for many years and some of the recent venues he has performed as a wedding magician include, Breadsall Priory, Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Makeney Hall Hotel, The Coopers Arms, The Priest House Hotel, Blackbrook House, Donington Manor Hotel, Langley Priory, Osmaston Park and Eastwood Hall.

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Be it changing £5 into £50, making a deck visibly vanish between your hands or plucking thoughts out of your mind without you even saying anything, Duncan is consistently booked as a Derby close up magician throughout each year, and guarantees to make your big day more memorable, fun and unique as you can ever have imagined.

Duncan’s magic and mind-reading extends beyond close up or table magic and he is often booked for cabaret pieces. These highly engaging, light-hearted and fun spots can last between 5 minutes and up to an hour or two with most commonly being booking for a 45 minute slot. Here this gives the chance for everyone to watch a show that is fun, interactive and unique!!

Interspersed with great comedy, the best way of describing this show is similar to Derren Brown’s stage show but with more comedy and more variety…..

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“Thank you so much for coming to perform at our wedding. You really made our day extra special and the guests are still talking about you 3 weeks later. I have been to a lot of weddings and seen a lot of magician’s but you are without a doubt the best! Thanks again, Tom and Julie”

Tom and Julie
Bride and Groom from Derby

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If you were interested in meeting Duncan before the special day for a free demo, then please don't hesitate to get in touch!

So when is best for Duncan to perform?

Magic and mindreading is great fun anywhere and at any time, but at a wedding it is particularly popular at the ‘lull’ period when the bride and groom are having their photos taken, or when the guests are munching on some canapés or sipping bubbly. Other traditional time-slots for Duncan to perform at, is between food courses, or before the evening entertainment. More often than not, he is booked as the evening entertainment and can mix and mingle between guests chatting and nibbling on buffet food.

Nestled away in the Derbyshire Dales, Derby and its surrounding areas have reached worldwide fame – through chocolates in the form of Thorntons, engines, in the form of Rolls-Royce, and cars in the form of Toyota. Duncan’s gigs vary between corporate clients, to house parties, to wedding guests and to birthday parties. The variety, like Duncan’s magic and mind-reading, keeps it fresh original, exciting and fun!

To find out more, please do not hesitate to contact Duncan on or 07934 856 696 or fill out the contact form on his contact page.

Better yet, if you wanted to find out more about meeting up for a free demonstration, please get in touch.