About Cross

Cross is a 27 year old close up magician from Manchester, UK. He began performing magic at the age of 14 and by the age of 16 he was a fully established street entertainer within the Manchester area.

At the young age of 21. Cross had already performed magic live on stage with Key 103 Radio. He had also astonished a host of celebrities leaving them speechless after showcasing his talents.

By 2011, he had been repeatedly hired to perform in V.I.P clubs and at weddings and charity events, as well as working closely with some of the most notable high profiled companies around. He also featured as the official magician for the Cloud 9 Music Festival.

In February 2012. Cross was hired to amaze the guests and celebrities at X Factor finalist James Michael’s 21st birthday party which was held at Boutique Bar in Liverpool. A week later Cross stole the show after performing at the champagne reception of the Gavin Blyth Gala Ball hosted by the Once Upon A Smile charity at the Hilton Hotel, Manchester. Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Hollyoaks, Eastenders and X Factor stars all attended. Then in mid Feb he attended The Only Way Is Essex star Ellie Redman’s ‘No Carbs Before Marbs’ Launch party in Essex where the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and England footballer Kyle Walker and Model Imogen Thomas attended, amongst several stars from ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ show. He performed walk around close up magic to the guests and celebrities and was a huge success on the night.

Throughout 2012 Cross worked alongside Tristan Mayer Films and Freezeframe Productions filming his self created magic series titled ‘Cross:Magic RoadTrip’. The series featured performances to the public and some of the UK’s most well known celebrities. The show was released in August as a web series and has received fantastic feedback from the public, as well as boasting over 200,000 views.

In early 2013 Cross performed magic live on the big screens at The Etihad Stadium along with being interviewed by Xfm Radio before the Manchester City v Leeds United FA Cup 5th Round match. Over 46,000 fans attended that day and the performance was in front of a large crowd outside the ground, as well shown on all the big screens both inside and outside the stadium. The footage was also shown on CityTV.

Later on in the year Cross was invited down to Leeds United Football Club to perform magic at the opening of the FamilyZone at the Elland Road Stadium. He performed magic live on stage amazing families of all ages as he opened up the show before the game against QPR.

In September Cross was interviewed live on The Hits Radio as part of the Friday the 13th Special. Once interviewed he ended up leaving Breakfast Show host Darryl Morris shaking with fear after performing a scary magic effect as part of the horror themed show. Later on in the month Cross was booked to perform exclusively at Coronation Street star Catherine Tyldesley’s 30th birthday party. Amazing both close friends and family of Catherine, as well as A-Listers that attended the party.

Whilst performing at Leeds United Football Club throughout the season. Cross left such a big impression after performing at Leeds United’s Family Zone, he was asked by the club to perform magic at the Leeds United Christmas Party. Cross amazed over 500 guests, along with performing magic to the whole team and directors. The directors were so impressed by his talent. They immediately booked him to perform magic inside all of the executive boxes at Elland Road before and after the game against Blackburn on New Years Day, 2014.

In 2015, Cross performed magic at the Re-Launch of Bem Brasil. Whilst performing to all the guests, he amazed the likes of Xfactor stars Jake Quickenden and Goldie. Before been invited into a private family party where Liverpool stars Philippe Coutinho, Lucas Leiva and Manchester City ace Fernandinho were all in attendance. He was then asked to attend a Launch of The Escape Rooms in Manchester. Where he took part in attempting to escape one of the rooms before performing magic to the guests. Hollyoaks stars Jorgie Porter and Stephanie Waring also attended the event. With Stephanie taking part in being a magic spectator with her friends.

During 2016, Cross focused on Performing Magic at Weddings and Charity Events. One of which, was for Boot Out Breast Cancer. He helped raised over £100,000 whilst amazing big names such as Former England Superstar Alan Shearer, and Sky Sports Iain Dowie. He also left Geordie Shore’s Kyle Christie speechless at another event. As summer approached, Cross decided to pack his bags and head to the United States to volunteer at a Camp for people who are mentally challenged. He was given the honour of teaching a Magic Class to the Campers. Once Camp had finished, he traveled the States Performing Magic wherever he went. He then headed off to Canada, where he Performed at several Oktoberfest Festivals.

At present, he is planning to release a Lecture DVD teaching the effects which he has performed over the past 14 years. Filming is due to start at the end of November upon his return from Canada to the UK. He aims to release the product by Christmas 2016.

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