Classical Strolling Magician
David Jones - Strolling Magic

David Jones began performing professionally 22 years ago when he became one of the resident magicians at Merlins restaurant in Fitzroy. Since then he has performed close-up magic at wedding receptions, 21st birthday parties, 50th anniversary parties, cocktail parties, banquets, Barmitzvahs and trade promotions.

His extensive experience includes six years as the resident magician at the Keg Restaurant and Bar in Doncaster (1996-2002), two years as the resident magician at Club Kilsyth (2004-2006), and he is currently one of the resident magicians at the Crown Casino Complex and can be seen on a regular basis performing close-up magic at Santé Brasserie, The Mesh, and The Pub at Crown.

AIMmemberHe has worked everywhere from the Great Hall at the National Gallery to private functions at Raheen for Richard Pratt and the Visy Board company. He has performed at the Australia Club, the Athenaeum Club and the Savage Club, and appeared many times at the major Melbourne hotels including the Grand Hyatt, Hilton, Park Royal, Sheraton, Radison, the Old Melbourne Hotel, and Crown Casino.

What does he offer?


David performs award-winning close up magic with cards, coins and borrowed objects as he mingles among your guests leaving them talking for the rest of the night.


Where does he perform?

  • Restaurants
  • Cocktail Parties
  • Seminar Dinners
  • Awards Nights
  • Private Functions
  • Celebrations of any kind


“Thank you very much for your wonderful close-up magic on the occasion of my 40th birthday party. My phone has been running hot today with everyone mentioning how much they enjoyed your magic.”

– Pip Holloway, Jean-Pierre Paté

“Thank you for the terrific job you did in entertaining everyone at my 50th birthday party with your magic. It really helped break the ice and get the different groups of people to mix with each other. Many people have told us how much they enjoyed your magic.”

– Neil Martin, Senior Manager, Fujitsu.


– Best Close Up Magic, Australian National Magic Convention

– Best Close Up Magic, Australian Society of Magicians (3 times)