2020 Programme

Monday 20th January, 2020: Gary James, Scotland

Gary James

An Evening with Gary James 

Gary is one of Scotland’s top sought after Entertainers – a full-time professional, multi-award winner – with over 20 years experience in entertaininment. His career highlights include:

  • Performed for members of the Royal Family in Balmoral Castle

  • Performed for 2 years in a row for F1 at the Bahrain Grand Prix

  • Awarded The Edinburgh Magic Circle Close Up Magician 2007 & 2017

  • Commissioned to make JK Rowling appear by magic for the first Harry Potter book then performed at all the film / book premiers there after

  • Awarded the degree of “Associate of the Inner Magic Circle With Silver Star” which is the Highest level a Magic Circle member can achieve through examination

  • Creator of magic effects for TV magicians & many commercial performers including the godfather of UK magic Paul Daniels through Gary’s Pro show magic company

  • Awarded the Murray Wand for showmanship by SAMS (Scottish Association of Magical Societies)

  • Many appearances for the The Gleneagles Hotel including the host / compare for the members show in the Grand Ballroom

  • 8 year as head master of magic school for the Edinburgh International Magic Festival

  • Performed for many A list celebrities and sport stars at parties and weddings

  • Consultant for many TV / Film and theatre projects


Many magicians will know of s excellent products he has created and sells on his magic shop website.