The Birthday Magician
Mr Onion - The Birthday Magician

Mr Onion is the Alter-Ego of well known Melbourne magician, Mat Unwin. Mat has entertained Adult and Corporate clients for over 20 years with close up and roving magic – as well as providing event and stage management services to many of Melbourne’s top clients.

‘Mr. Onion – The Birthday Magician’ is the perfect choice for your next family birthday, event or function. With a colourful and humorous style, Mr. Onion will entertain and delight children of all ages.

Involving the whole audience in the show, he AIMmemberwill ensure that everyone has a part in making the magic happen.




What does he offer?


Using magic, illusions and even puppets, Mr. Onion delivers an action-packed and fun-filled show that engages both children and parents alike. Performing shows with Disney, Humphrey B Bear and many others, Mr. Onion has a long history of having his audiences in amazed stitches!

With a number of shows and entertainment options available, Mr. Onion can perform at any occasion – from children’s parties, school fetes, fairs, christenings, family events… to the largest community events and gatherings.

Where does he perform?

  • Children’s Parties
  • Kindergartens
  • Schools
  • Festivals
  • Christmas Parties
  • Theatre Shows
  • After School Care
  • Holiday Programs
  • Private Functions
  • Celebrations of any kind


“Everyone enjoyed Mat’s presence at our function, he was most entertaining and fitted in really well with our group.”

– Janine Arnold, Position Partners

“Mat was great to work with, full of enthusiasm and works well in character. ”

– Megan Jennings, Ripcurl Australia


– Guinness World Record, World’s Longest Magic Show (75 hours)