Chris Cook Magic

Chris Cook is an award-winning wedding entertainer providing original, stylish magic to make your wedding truly unique.
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Do you want to ensure your wedding is truly unforgettable for all your guests? My unique magic is the perfect entertainment to get everyone laughing and smiling. Every wedding is different and I can always be flexible to fit in with the flow of your day. However, there are some points in the day that are best suited to having the biggest impact on you and your guests. BETWEEN THE CEREMONY AND THE WEDDING BREAKFAST This is the time of the day when you will be busiest, getting your photos taken and guests can be left at the drinks reception waiting around with rumbling stomachs. This makes it an ideal time for I to interact with your guests and get everyone laughing and keep their minds off the food. I perform to small groups of people to create a buzz and keep the energy going whilst you're away with the photographer. I perform astonishing tricks to get everyone smiling and this is a great way to bring together guests who might not know each other. BETWEEN THE WEDDING BREAKFAST AND THE EVENING RECEPTION Once the meal and the speeches are over, there can be a bit of a lull whilst the room is being turned around. If you have additional evening guests arriving then you want to make sure they arrive to an energised and happy crowd. I'm there to make sure everyone is excited for the party ahead. This perfectly enthuses those that have just arrived and also fills the "down-time" whilst the party room is being set up. If you would prefer something a little different, I can perform a magic show for all your guests as an alternative evening entertainment or as a host to introduce the band/DJ.

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Name of Wedding Contact: Chris
Thanks for taking a look at my page and considering me for your wedding. If there's anything I can help out with, please don't hesitate to get in touch!


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Katy Murray
Happy couple married in October
November 2018
Simply Magic
I met Chris at a wedding fair a couple of years ago. I loved his cheeky charm and his magic was mind blowing. I'm pretty sure he's actually a wizard. He kept all of our guests entertained and had a special show for my new husband and I. He is worth every penny and my favourite thing about my wedding (next to marrying my hubby of course). Honestly couldnt recommend him highly enough.
Lynsey and Jonathan
Happy couple married in December
December 2016
He's a star!
From the moment we met Chris we knew we had picked a great entertainer! His tricks are genius and he has the cheeky personality to engage with everyone from young to old. We would not hesitate in recommending Chris to anyone for any kind of function, he's a star! :-)
Carley and Shaun
Happy couple married in November
November 2016
Chris entertained our guests at our wedding, everyone throughly loved it, nothing but positive and brilliant comments. Our special wedding tricks by Chris for us were awesome. We loved having Chris at our wedding.
Wedding: September
September 2016
Highly recommended!
We attended a wedding on Saturday where Chris had attended to wow guests with his magic! His tricks were mind boggling! He was great with the kids and adults alike. Our son was in awe of him and has decided he wants to follow in his footsteps! He told him to remember he was his no.1 fan! :-) We would highly recommend Chris for any occasion!
Kathryn and Stephen
Happy couple married in September
September 2016
Exactly what we wanted!
What a fantastic magician Chris is!! Our guests were in awe of the tricks Chris was doing.He kept our wedding party entertained well into the night. On the night of our wedding we had a constant stream of guests telling us how great this guy is and how much of a good time they were having. This is exactly what we wanted to hear! We have some awesome photos of ourselves and our guests reacting to the magic. Chris also has a fab personality and sense of humour. His interaction with our guests created a great atmosphere. Many thanks and good luck for the future Chris. Both ourselves and many of our guests would love to see you again!!!
Stephen Heath
Wedding: September
September 2016
Saw Chris yesterday at a wedding I was entertaining at. What a superb performer. Had the audience transfixed He held them to attention with his magnetic personality and arsenal of misdirection, wit and trickery. Great working with you Chris.
Location & Contact Details


Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland

Travel Notes

I've travelled everywhere between 3 and 3,000 miles for bookings before so wherever you're getting married, I can be there.

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M8 J1

Nearest Train Station

Edinburgh Haymarket

Nearest Airport

Edinburgh Airport

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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (1)

BroadwayBaby, The List, The Stage, Arts Awards Voice, Bride Magazine

Accreditations / Associations (1)

Member of Equity and the North West Society of Magicians

Industry Awards (1)

UK's Best Wedding Magician - Bridebook Wedding Awards 2017

What is your most memorable wedding?

A wedding in a barn in the Lake District mountains in 2014. Everyone was in wellies, the wedding cake was a pork pie and the band were incredible. It was sublime.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Unique, stylish, astonishing, fun and unforgettable.

What about your business are you most proud of?

Creating memories that people remember for their entire life.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Planning the wedding of your dreams doesn't have to be an impossible task as long as you keep in mind one very simple thing… what you enjoy. It might sound obvious, but this is not just a wedding, it’s a celebration of you so make it a reflection of what you like.

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

I once performed at a wedding where the best man was the grooms nine year old son and his speech was just adorable.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

I always speak with the couple over the phone to get a feel for what it is they are looking for then try to meet up with them in person to show them a bit of what I do and to talk through their plans for the day. After that we keep in touch so on the day they are completely relaxed.

What is your No. 1 top tip for keeping a crowd entertained?

Being flexible and knowing how to keep the energy high.

Where is the most memorable place you have performed?

Performing at Glastonbury Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and giving my own TED Talk are just some that stand out the most for me.

Have you had any interesting surprises at a wedding?

No wedding is ever the same so there is always some surprise. Watching the groom do a backflip during the first dance once was definitely a big surprise though!

What is your party trick?

Everything I do is a party trick ;-)