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Edinburgh Magicians for hire - Jody Greig

Memorable wedding entertainment to help make your special day magic


Jody performing his wedding magic

Jody’s amazing party and corporate entertainment for your next event


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More about Jody’s mind blowing magic and book with peace of mind

Jody Magician for Hire: Book with Peace of Mind

Jody is an award winning magician based in Edinburgh and is in demand to perform at events throughout Scotland and the UK. As a professional close up magician and comedy stage entertainer, Jody will expertly engage with all your guests with his high impact and brilliantly entertaining style of magic.

When you hire a magician, you want to book with total peace of mind. With Jody’s professional and specialist magician services, you can relax in the knowledge that you are hiring one of Scotland’s funniest and finest magicians. Jody’s unique style of comedy magic is designed to create magical moments of joy, laughter and wonder. Entertainment that will forever be remembered!

10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Magician: Jody Greig

✓  VIP entertainment for all your guests

✓  Experienced, professional and trusted magician

✓  Memorable, high impact and 5-star entertainment

✓  Creates a magical atmosphere of joy, laughter and wonder

✓  Comedy card routines, mischief with money and mental mind reading

✓  Shares visual moments of astonishment with mind blowing moments

✓  Interactive magic that happens in your hands and in your head

✓  Unexplained miracles and the occasional (free!) hustle

✓  Bespoke entertainment for all occasions

✓  Book with peace of mind

Close up, Table, Parlour & Stage

Corporate events: Stage magician

Jody is an expert in the performance art of magic that includes: close up, walk-around, table and stage! As a close up magician – and as the name suggests – the magic happens up close and right in front of spectators eyes…. No camera tricks involved! In many cases the magic is more than close up… it’s in the hands of the spectators! This is a powerful type of entertainment and Jody always makes sure that all guests have a VIP seat for an interactive and special performance. When working at tables, the performance is adapted to utilises both the table and seating arrangement of the spectators. Close up magic is perfect for walk-around type events that include: weddings, restaurants, parties and drinks receptions.

For a large private dinner sittings or for a room full of guests at a house party, Jody can perform his Parlour Magic: sometimes referred to as, Stand up, Parlour or Cabaret. In true Jody style, it is packed full of laughs, very interactive and leaves a lasting impression. Jody’s comedy stage show is ideal for larger, seated audiences and theatres. Whatever you occasion, Jody is very experienced in providing you with magic that is right for you!

About Jody

Magic Festival

Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Jody has performed at the amazing Edinburgh International Magic festival many times over the years as a close magician, stage entertainer and mystery tour guide! He has had sell out shows for The Secret Room and Aye Spy at Magic Fair.

The Secret Room is a unique magic show that is designed around the magic, mystery and history of the venue. Jody has finely crafted bespoke shows that weave together the fabrics of history with amazing entertainment. Shows include:

Stevenson’s Edinburgh – Robert Lou Stevenson: The Writers Museum

The Secrets of the Secret Room – The Study: Lauriston castle

Fringe Festival

Edinburgh International Fringe Festival

In 2015, Jody debuted his new show – Aye Spy – at the world’s biggest arts festival. His show was awarded – Best Free Show – by the Edinburgh Evening News.

Aye Spy is a themed show based on the premise that Jody is a top level unemployed secret agent! This premise allows Jody to finely craft many skills that you would expect from a spy that are similar to that of a magician: deduction, seduction, mental agility, weapons, nerves of steel.

This action packed, comedy show is a rich blend of story telling and mind blowing magic!

Resident Magician

Resident Magician – Heart of Midlothian

Jody is currently the resident magician at Heart of Midlothian Football Club. He performs for sponsors in the club museum and in the hospitality suit before games. As a youngster, he made several appearances for the Edinburgh club at youth level as goalkeeper. His most memorable game being the warm up match before the Hearts v Man Utd pre-season friendly in front of 8000 fans. Jody always had the reflexes of a Ninja and intuition of of a Jedi. Many years later he has returned to the Edinburgh club to become a regular fixture for entertaining the sponsors and hospitality lounges.

You can watch the Hearts video, and see a brief cameo appearance from Jody in the sponsors lounge.

Science Festival

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Jody specialises in using magic as a learning tool to engage kids with maths and science. As a former teacher of computing and award winning professional magician, Jody has delivered exciting workshops at the science festival to show how magic can be used as an effective and engaging tool to engage learners in creativity. More information about Jody’s educational magic can be found at


Frequently Asked Questions

Does Jody Travel?

Jody is an Edinburgh Magician and travels all over Scotland. Magician services for Glasgow, Dundee, Aberdeen and the UK.

What award did Jody win in magic?

In 2010, Jody became the Forth Valley Magic Circle Champion. In his first year as a member, Jody wowed the audience of fellow magicians with his entertaining and magical performance.

What is a close up magician?

Sometimes known as a walk-around magician, table magician or mix and mingle magician. Like a good DJ, Jody mixes seamlessly (usually works in groups of 2 to 10) in a sophisticated manner to create an atmosphere of amazement and amusement. His high impact style of close-up magic is engineered to be the perfect ice breaker and bring people together to share entertaining moments of wonder that will leave an ever-lasting magical memory.

Can you see Jody perform before you hire him?

Jody is a magician based in Edinburgh, Scotland and will always try make time to meet potential clients. Given the time and location, Jody will try his best to meet up or have a Skype chat to discuss your event and demonstrate the style of magic he uses to wow audiences all over the country.

Does Jody perform for families?

Jody is an experienced entertainer and enjoys performing for families all over Scotland. It should be noted though, that Jody is not a ‘kids magician’. Jody will work with all the family at your wedding, private party or social get-together and will always perform the best tricks for the type of audience he is with. Jody is also the author and performer of a range of educational entertainment shows. Check out Arithmetrix (Be A Number Ninja!) and Flummix for more information.

How does Jody deal (excuse the pun!) with your enquiry?

When Jody receives your you enquiry, he arrange to call you to discuss how you and your guests can get the best from his magician services. Every gig is different: location, venue setting, amount of people and type of magician services required. Jody will provide you with a FREE consultation and recommendations based on the information you provide so that everybody can enjoy his unique, unforgettable and magical services.

Is Jody Insured?

Jody is a member of Equity and has full Public Liability Insurance.

Client ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reviews

“….Magical magic at Drumkilbo last Saturday. Everyone was omg…. really…. amazing….. how !! A highlight of the evening! Feel I need to organise another party to just have him back!! Jody, you were fantastic!!” Sylvia Humphreys, Drumkilbo House

“Hi Jody, Thank you for being our wedding magician and performing at our wedding. All of our guests were talking about how good it was to have you there. They could not stop talking about how good you were and how you added that extra magic touch to our day. I would highly recommend you to anyone who is looking for a bit of classy magic at their wedding day. Thank you!” Stefeny

“The feedback from the evenings corporate event was fantastic and everyone loved your entertainment! Your magic was greatly received and everybody has been raving about it. Thank you very much for helping to make the evening such a success. I will definitely recommend you to our friends and colleagues and look forward to having you at future events.” Karen Steven, Tesco

“Hi Jody, many thanks for your wonderful “performance” on Sunday at our Golden Wedding celebration. All the guests thought you were most entertaining and the magic was absolutely brilliant! I would certainly recommend you to anyone who is looking for a magician.” Arthur Segal

“This is the second year in a row that we have had Jody perform at our Christmas night out…… He is TOO good! We need to know how! Thank you Jody, you are one an amazing entertainer and magician. JUST TOO GOOD!” Scott Finnigan, Muse Hairdressing

“I had Jody perform some walk-around magic for my 50th on Saturday night. Jody worked fantastically and effortlessly made his way around each group of people to spend dedicated time with each. These were met with gasps of “awe” and “no way!” reactions. Amazing slick magic that still has us all wondering just how did he get that ‘thing’ into that envelope!!! Highly recommend him but Jody you need better jokes……kidding, hilarious and just perfect! X” Kim Hunter

“We booked Jody for our fund raising event and he was superb. Everyone loved him and his tricks were quite simply out of this world. I have had people approach me looking to book him for future events. I would recommend him for any occasion as he is a master at work.” Fund Raising Event – Leanne Devlin

“We had Jody perform some walk through magic and a short cabaret act at our event on the 12th November. We had approx. 60 people and they all raved about how fantastic Jody was…. They loved it. I definitely would recommend him to anyone that is thinking on doing something along the magic theme or even just something a bit different at a get together. It totally worked and people are still talking about it !!! Great job Jody…” Close-up and Cabaret Magic – Lorraine Campbell

“I hired Jody for the welcoming of guests to my party, and he went down brilliantly. He brought guests out of their shell and everybody was amazed by his magic. By the time all had arrived and been entertained by Jody, the party was set up with a brilliant and open atmosphere. Just the job! All the best Jody, and thanks.” Birthday Party –Donald Thow

“Thank you for a such an entertaining Christmas meal, Jody. The magic was absolutely superb! All the guys are still talking about it. The Restaurant Manager will contact you when there is one of their theme nights. Thanks Again.” Party Meal – David Kerr

“What an amazing afternoon with Jody yesterday performing for my father’s birthday. A small family gathering, ages ranging from 7 to 70 years old, and Jody pitched it brilliantly – we all loved every moment. Absolutely Magic! Thank you so much Jody.” Family Magic Entertainment – Sophie Birkbeck

“Jody is an experienced entertainer with an in depth knowledge of his field. He excels at keeping his audience in awe and shows a level of professionalism rarely seen these days. Smartly turned out, Jody always turns up on time and works hard all night to ensure our customers are thoroughly entertained and mystified by his wide range of fantastic and hilarious close-up magic!” Edinburgh Pub Entertainment – Brian Cunningham

Call Jody on 0777 264 9857

Contact Jody today and receive your free consultation and bespoke quote. Jody looks forward to speaking with you!