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Greg Chapman - Magician

Freshwater, Isle of Wight

(35)
41 hires on Bark
‘20 Certificate of Excellence, 2020
About Reviews Images Q&A
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Greg Chapman - Magician

Freshwater, Isle of Wight

(35)
41 hires on Bark
‘20 Certificate of Excellence, 2020

About

From close-up and trade-show performances to large stage events, I perform magic and ‘mind-reading’ effects to many different audiences. Bringing humour, storytelling, and a real sense of magic to each performance I do, I have a performance to suit many types of event. I perform for corporate shows, weddings, parties for adults, children and families, schools, anniversaries, business openings and much more! Send me an email to find out what I can do for you! I am very pleased to say I was awarded the ‘Bark Certificate Of Excellence 2019 and 2020’.

Reviews (35)

C
20 September 2021

Greg performed for my daughter's 7th birthday party and he was absolutely brilliant- his show was perfectly pitched at them (also good fun for the adults) and he kept them very entertained - there were shrieks of delight at various moments - & they raved about the brilliant magician afterwards. Really excellent.

L
13 September 2021

We hired Greg for our belated Year 6 leavers party. We had about 38 children aged 12-13 years. Greg was fantastic. He interacted brilliantly with the kids, who all enjoyed his tricks. The variety of tricks he performed was great and the way he involved the kids in his tricks was excellent. Greg was punctual and courteous to everyone. I would recommend Greg to anyone looking for a great magician for a party.

D
5 September 2021

On our daughter birthday kids were laughing all the time. Very professional and good tricks.

P
11 August 2021

There is only one word to describe how Greg entertained us Excellent. My friends enjoyed every moment of his performance. He was also a very likable guy.

A
5 July 2021

We hired Greg for my daughter 8th birthday party, we had 12 children watching. He came spot on time, the show was great, everyone loved it including the adults. He managed to entertain the kids for the whole hour which was amazing. Strongly recommend. Thank you so much for coming.

K
21 June 2021

He was fab. Strongly recommend him. For children and adults! Thank you.

K
10 June 2021

Greg did a magic and mindreading show for our work colleagues via Zoom-even via a screen he managed to make it entertaining, interactive and amazed us with his skills! Would highly recommend him

A
7 June 2021

Greg was awesome. He did his performance in my daughter's birthday party (9 years old). Kids were quiet and very engaged with the show. Very professional. Thanks Greg!

L
26 May 2021

Greg was fantastic. He entertained the kids at the beginning - then the adults. I was really impressed with his tricks too! I would recommend him anytime! He was very clever!

L
17 May 2021

Hi Greg responded to my request within minutes and within an hour - I had booked him for my husbands 50th Birthday. I am sure I will write another review after the occasion!!

S
24 April 2021

Greg performed for my 40th birthday party. I think I've just earned some serious cool points with my mates now. It was engaging, fun, still can't work out how he did it. Loved his work! Great person too. Highly recommended.

C
26 March 2021

Natural entertainer! Mixing tricks with comedy - very entertaining, would highly recommend!

Y
21 March 2021

We’re a group of friends who met at school in the 60’s, who, since the first lock down meet every Friday on zoom! Greg was amazing, and our other friends comments were: funny and wonderfully puzzling; the time just flew past; kept us all entertained and involved us all; ‘a welcome change to quiz night’ brilliant fun. Thank you Greg!!

K
20 March 2021

I contacted Greg for my son's 21st birthday. The session with Rick was very good and enjoyable. I would definitely recommend to anyone.

M
15 March 2021

Entertaining, good fun and included most of the attendees!! Would definitely recommend!!

N
17 February 2021

Greg is superb - so entertaining and a fantastic performer. We booked Greg for my mum's virtual 60th birthday, he sent her an envelop prior to the event which played an interactive part of a number of tricks he performed which really wowed us. He engaged with other members of my family also on the call too which was fantastic. I was really surprised with how well this performance / show worked in a virtual space. We had a blast, I highly recommend booking Greg for any of your events.

P
12 February 2021

It was very easy to arrange the show, set up easy via zoom. The show was great, kept us entertained and amazed for an hour and helped make a lockdown birthday memorable

R
6 February 2021

Greg was amazing. He engaged the audience throughout the show. I can't believe how he managed to make his zoom show work just as well as the face to face! I would highly recommend him without hesitation. It's the most fun I have had during a lock down.

C
6 February 2021

Greg was so much fun at my online charity night, can't recommend him enough! I've never booked/attended a show like this before and had no clue how it would work over zoom, but it was so fabulous! The tricks were so clever, and integrated into comedy and storytelling which was really fun. It was so lovely to see everyone laughing and clapping, thanks so much Greg for stepping up the evening.

R
6 February 2021

Absolutely fantastic show! Left us in awe

N
27 January 2021

Greg made the whole process of booking and making the necessary arrangements easy. He designed an act that was perfect for our son, not easy for a 4-year-old let alone when it all had to be virtual. Greg even sent an envelope beforehand of ‘props’ so that our son could be actively involved in the magic. The act was very professional, light-hearted and will be remembered for a long-time to come. We were even able to dial different households into the video call so that it felt more like the whole family were together for a birthday celebration during lockdown. Thank you so much Greg! 😊

Thank you so much, glad you all enjoyed the show!

S
17 December 2020

I booked Greg to perform at our Online Christmas Party over the Teams network to over 50 colleagues. Greg adapted his show to give us 45 minutes of incredible magic and mindreading. The feedback I have had today from my team has been fantastic - they loved it, and are still trying to work out how he did the tricks! I would not hesitate to recommend Greg for your event. Thank you Greg for making me look good!

P
30 November 2020

This weekend Greg entertained my daughter and 20 friends via a zoom show to help celebrate her 10th birthday. One word to describe the show - WOW! It was fun, amusing and clever. The children (and adults) had great fun and Greg also had a lovely way of interacting with the children.

L
26 November 2020

We had great fun on my daughters 18th with Greg and his tricks. Would have an online show again. Xx

M
21 October 2020

Greg Chapman performed his virtual magic show for my four grandchildren this afternoon, absolute genius. Very entertaining.

Thank you - it was a pleasure to perform for you all!

S
25 September 2020

Greg is a master in his field, always manages to amaze and get you wondering how he does it! 100% recommendation!

R
24 September 2020

Visitors at our Annual Steampunk Weekend (including three Mayors of Hereford) have left the Waterworks Museum smiling and laughing after seeing Greg’s magic, mind reading and story telling performances. I cannot recommend Greg highly enough, whether its for his impromptu small group or large audience acts. Richard Curtis, Chairman - Waterworks Museum

J
22 September 2020

An absolutely amazing performance! You can't believe that things are happening right before your eyes! Greg's personality and enthusiasm added to the amazing tricks and created an experience we will never forget! Thank you!

S
22 September 2020

Fantastic performer who totally engages the audience in the mystery, fun and magic that are a part of the shows Catch Greg when you can, you will be thoroughly entertained

D
1 February 2019

Saw Greg's entertaining and educational/thought-provoking Non-Psychic Psychic show at the Acorn in Penzance. Thoroughly recommend catching it if you can.

M
24 January 2019

Greg entertained us at our annual late Christmas bash, he was easy to communicate with before the night, everyone enjoyed the show, the way he included us all & drew us in to the 'magic' was fun. Thank you Greg.

M
16 January 2019

I have seen Greg perform on several occasions the last being his Very Christmas Story in Nantwich. I went with a group of friends and we thoroughly enjoyed the show. Greg is a great showman and has a good rapport with his audience. There was a winning combination of storytelling, gags, props and circus skills. In conclusion we went to be entertained and we were not disappointed.

J
26 September 2018

Greg Chapman is always the first booking for events around our market town in Suffolk. His versatility menas he can entertain the smaller audiences of Heritage Open Day with his brilliant history stories equally as brilliantly as he captivates a crowd of thousands close up. We can rely on him to come up with something new and humerous every year and find the best spots in town to engage audiences of all ages.

D
26 September 2018

Greg Chapman is amongst the very first people I contact when planning a show, be it a Medieval Festival or a Steampunk Festival. Totally professional and completely reliable, a very talented and versatile performer capable of working a concert hall as easily as a street corner.

N
1 June 2017

Steampunk is great. If everyone didn't see it u must see it it is great. Greg is a very talented at juggling knives well done Greg

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Q&A

How long have you been interested in magic?

All of my life, but I have been performing professionally since 2005.

Take us through your show – what can we expect?

My shows involve a combination of magic, escapology, juggling, comedy and more - although I couldn’t take you through a show on a ‘step by step’ basis as every show is different, and the style and effects differ drastically from that close up at a wedding or corporate environment to a large stage show. Plus, I try to tailor each show around the circumstances and audience, so that what you get is perfectly suited to your event.l

What do you love most about your job?

Entertaining people! That is the drive for me, getting to see different people every day and to see their faces as I perform for them, and to adapt and change the shows for different spaces and audiences.

What inspired you to start your own business?

I spent seven years touring magic shows to schools in Italy to teach English, performing thousands of one-man magic shows in that time. The time cane when I wanted to take full control of my shows and my materials, and so back in 2010 I started up my own shows in the UK.

Why should our clients choose you?

Experience and flexibility in performance, allowing me to make sure not only that the performance is entertaining, but also that it suits your needs!

Can you provide your services online or remotely? If so, please add details.

Yes! Over the last year I have moved to performing almost exclusively Virtual Shows, usually over Zoom, and have enjoyed doing so so much that I intend to continue to offer them even after the pandemic is over.

One of my great joys with this is people who comment on the real sense of ‘togetherness’ the shows bring even at times when we can’t all be together in person.

Services

Master of Ceremonies/Hosting

From an awards do to a cabaret night and everything in between, I can offer hosting services to keep things moving in a steady and entertaining fashion!

Virtual Magic and Mindreading Shows

At the start of the pandemic I realised things would have to change for the duration, and so I have worked hard to create online performances for everyone from private groups to large scale online events! Keep ‘live’ and interactive entertainment at your event, and keep people together, even when social distancing rules say we can’t for the safety of all with a virtual performance!

Magic and Mindreading Performances

From close up to stage, and for events and audiences of all types!