The Tale of Taliesin - Sydney Magician - Magic in Sydney - Magician in Sydney - Close-up magic - close up magician

A close-up and parlour magician based in Sydney, Australia, Dr Taliesin Coward has performed for over a decade at private and corporate events, ranging from birthday parties and charity fund-raisers,to major events including the Art Gallery of New South Wales' annual Contempo Christmas party. In 2018 his new show, Classic Conjuring, will premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.


One of the handful of people in the world to have attained his PhD studying magicians, Dr Taliesin is also one of the few Australian magicians to have been admitted into the most prestigious magic society in the world, The Magic Circle (London), in recognition of his outstanding performance skills as a magician.

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Timeless, elegant, classic...


And that's just the magician.


Treat yourself and your guests to a truly magical experience. A perfect ice-breaker and talking point, magic is also ideal wedding reception entertainment, especially useful to keep guests happy while the bridal party is having their photos taken. Dr Taliesin will have you and your guests laughing out loud as seeming miracles take place right under your nose.


From close-up magical entertainment while mingling with guests, to your very own, bespoke magic show of classic and contemporary conjuring, Dr Taliesin will create a unique experience to help make your next event one to remember.


Contact Dr Taliesin today to find out more.


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From Dell to Red Bull, Unilever to Google, big businesses turn to magicians time and again for in-house and public events, as they know it gives them an edge. A tailored magic experience is the perfect way to:


1) Boost morale


Everyone knows the happier and healthier your associates and employees, the better. Whether at an office party, end of year event or a special treat after a training session, magical entertainment is an ideal way to reward and inspire valued employees.


2) Strengthen your corporate culture


From reinforcing your team’s connections to building cross-divisional rapport, magic is a brilliant ice-breaker which creates talking points that people will remember.


3) Build and maintain client loyalty


Ideal for client hospitality, magic is a great way to treat your valued clients and help maintain positive interaction.


4) Stand out from the crowd


Why let potential customers and clients walk on by, when you can have crowds flocking to your display? Magic’s attention grabbing power is a proven way to attract the masses to your display at the next trade fair or exhibition.



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Taliesin Coward provided a magical experience for our business at a major book launch... He conducted this show with consummate professionalism, amazing and delighting the crowd. We were more than satisfied with the service he provided, and highly recommend him to others. - Chris Bilky, Owner of Banjo Books

From entertaining our guests with close-up magic as they enjoyed their dinner, to being one of the formal acts of the night, Taliesin's performances delighted our guests and were a success with all ages - Nada Brissenden

Magic Show
Classic Conjuring Up
Premiering at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Experience the wonders of magical mysteries and classic sleight-of-hand in a new, interactive, freestyle performance with master close-up magician Dr Taliesin in his first Edinburgh Fringe Festival appearance. One of the select few chosen to join the most prestigious magic society in the world, The Magic Circle,Dr Taliesin will leave you baffled and amused with his timeless, sophisticated and spell-binding magic show.


Venue 122, St Cuthbert's Church (Lindisfarne Room), 5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh

Aug 3: 12.45pm     2pm        6.30pm   7.45pm

Aug 6: 1.30pm       2.45pm

Aug 7: 3.30pm       4.45pm   6pm       7.15pm


Tickets: Single £12 / Family of four £30


Tickets are available at the door, or online* via the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.


*additional fees may apply





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