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Happy New Year

December 31st, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

Exeter Magician Gary Jones Magic has been lucky enough to have performed at some amazing venues on the run up to Christmas and the New Year, here is a partial list of some of these fantastic venues…

The Royal Duchy, Falmouth - The Grosvenor, Park Lane, London - The Sheraton, Piccadilly, London - The Grand, Torquay - The Rougemont, Exeter - HMS Drake, Plymouth - The Thurlestone, Salcombe - The Salcombe Harbour Hotel, Salcombe - Yeovilton Air Base, Yeovil -  The Council  Offices, Nottingham - Barton Marina, Barton-under-Needwood - Rockbeare Manor, Exeter - Dartmouth Naval College, Dartmouth - Exeter University, Exeter - The Raven Hotel, Hook - Kennaway House, Sidmouth and The Victoria Hotel, Sidmouth…..Phew busy busy!

Happy New Year and a very Prosperous 2019 and beyond! Gary Jones Magic x

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December 27th, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

Gary Jones Magic hopes you have had an awesome Christmas/Holiday and would like to wish you all a Happy and Prosperous 2019 and beyond…

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Latest Quote (Rockbeare Manor)

December 2nd, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

Hi Gary! You came to our wedding on Friday at Rockbeare Manor and I just wanted to say a massive Thank you!!! Everyone has been talking about how amazing you were! It was the perfect transition into the evening!! It was definitely a highlight of the day watching you do your magic and my grandad was talking about it all through breakfast! Thank you again!! x

Sophie Hawking  Friday 30th November 2018 Wedding at Rockbeare Manor near Exeter, Devon.

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Rockbeare Manor near Exeter…WOW!

December 2nd, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

Rockbeare Manor just on the outskirts of the glorious city of Exeter (Gary Jones Magic’s hometown) is a first class wedding venue, it really has everything you could ask for!


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Every Picture Tells a Story!

November 19th, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

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A mix of photos showing Exeter’s premier magician Gary Jones Magic performing at gigs and lectures both in London, and throughout the South West…..Pictures say more than words ever can!

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Latest Quote

September 23rd, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

Latest quote……

“Saturday was the most amazing day ever and I finally got David down that aisle! There are so many thank-you’s that need to be done.

Gary Jones Magic for providing evening entertainment :). The most outstanding magician and a must see!!”

Jenna Nelson and David Nelson.

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Rosacea Cure Discovery? by Gary Jones Magic

September 20th, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

Okay, not really a cure for Rosacea, but certainly a way to control this terrible condition…..

So first a little history regarding my Rosacea - I suffer with chronic Rosacea, and as I’ve grown older the ‘attacks’ were getting more frequent and much more severe, and it could be a real nightmare before going to a gig or a social event. Quite often I would be sitting in my car outside a gig and the skin on my nose and cheeks would literally just peel off, and often my nose looked like it was covered in burns. I remember not so long ago I was buying a bottle of wine in my local supermarket when I overheard this guy saying, “You can see he likes a drink” this was quite obviously aimed at me due to my red/purple nose and the old WC Fields syndrome….Luckily I have now found some great concealers and creams, and although they are great to hide the effects of this terrible condition, that’s all they do. That’s the trouble with Rosacea, most people have very little knowledge of this condition and the causes, they just think it’s a condition from drinking too much and too often. It has to be said, I do like a drink, but only when I go out on social occasions, which due to the nature of being a very successful magician (lol) are very rare these days!

Although my skin cleansing regime is second to none, and my diet is very healthy, and also after trying most lotions and potions aimed at Rosacea on the market, nothing would stop the attacks from happening…..Then I made an amazing discovery…..I was using antibacterial soaps because the theory is, the bad bacteria on the skin was probably causing the condition. I’ve tried using tea tree oil based soaps, charcoal based cleansers, you name it, I’ve tried it, but they all left me with really dry skin which made me looking like I had the after effects of severe sunburn and was peeling really badly. Another condition that comes with Rosacea is, dry eyes, which can lead to all types of eye problems and infections….And it was when I had a real bad eye infection that I made the amazing discovery….

After a visit to the eye doctor it was suggested that I use a mild eye cleanser to ensure the eye infection didn’t return, so on a trip to my local boots chemist I decided to try the Boots own make ‘Blepharitis Eye Lid Foam’ and after a year of using this daily I’ve not had one eye infection. I would have at least 4/5 infections a year which often coincided with a severe Rosacea attack. I just couldn’t believe the results, and for someone that specialises in close-up magic this for me was a game changer. Please stay with me, I’m getting there (lol)

I was still getting nowhere with the lotions and potions, but a couple stood out, one was a moisturiser called ‘Kalme’ which is very good indeed, but it couldn’t prevent ‘attacks’ from occurring. Then about nine weeks ago it just hit me, if I’m using antibacterial cleansers then I am also killing the good bacteria….Yes, much like the problems we are now facing with antibiotics….So, I thought to myself, any meds/creams/soaps that are for the eyes have to be very mild, and, the results I have been having using the eye foam have been amazing…..So I put 2+2 together and started to use the eye foam on my nose and cheeks. Again, the results were/are amazing, and within one week my family and friends also started to notice the difference!

I was having Rosacea attacks on a weekly basis, and about once a month I would have a severe attack, but amazingly in the last 9 weeks I have only had one attack, and that was when I had wheat due to cross contamination at a restaurant (wheat is definitely a trigger for me). So now my daily routine of putting the foam on my eyes every morning for 60 seconds and then rinsing it off has now been extended to my whole face…Gone are the soaps and antibacterial cleansers etc,  I now just use the foam morning and night along with Kalme moisturiser and the difference (for me) is just phenomenal!

I would just like to make it clear that I am nothing to do with the products above, I just want to share with fellow sufferers my experiences with this incurable condition as I know there are thousands of sufferers out there who at times will not leave their homes due to this awful condition.

I really truly do hope that my experiences and trials and errors can be of help, and if you would like to hear more of my experiences with this terrible condition please feel free to contact me.

My next Rosacea blog will be, How to lessen an attack when it happens…….

Gary Jones Magic x

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Christmas Party Time

August 26th, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

Yes, this is being posted in August - but NOW is the best time to book Gary Jones, Exeter’s Premier Magician, before Gary gets booked up during this very busy time.


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Gary Jones Magic Receiving Insane Reactions

August 9th, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

Gary Jones Magic getting insane reactions at a gig!

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Children’s Magic

August 6th, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

Exeter magician Gary Jones isn’t a specialised children’s magician, although all of Gary’s tricks are perfect for all ages.

If you are looking for a magician that makes balloons animals etc there are plenty to choose from in the Exeter/Devon area.

If you are looking for a fun filled show which includes sleight of hand and psychological mysteries and which is suitable for people of all ages then look no further!

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Woodbury Park Near Exeter

July 29th, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic


Last night Gary Jones Magic performed wedding magic at the glorious Woodbury Park Hotel and Golf Club, and what a fantastic wedding it was.

Woodbury Park is just a short drive from the stunning Devon city of Exeter, so if you are looking for an awesome wedding venue that has stunning views and first class facilities - Woodbury Park is the perfect venue to choose!

If you want to add that extra pizazz to your wedding reception please contact Gary Jones Magic - Exeter’s Premier Magician and Gold Star member of the Inner Magic Circle.

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Crazy Magic - Exeter Prom

June 30th, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic


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Summer is Here…At Last!

June 22nd, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

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Malaga - The Chamber of Secrets

May 29th, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

If you’ve never been to the Costa del Sol you need to, they don’t call it the ’sunshine coast’ for nothing!

If you do get the chance to visit the Malaga region make sure you visit ‘The Chamber of Secrets’ in Torremolinos, I will guarantee you will witness the best magic/variety show on the coast!

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Devon Magic

May 1st, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

Gary Jones Magic performs on a regular basis at some of the finest venues in Devon, and can often be seen performing at prestigious venues like the Thurlestone Hotel near Salcombe, and the First Edition cocktail lounge right in the heart of Exeter.

If you would like to meet up and have an informal chat with Gary before making a booking then please feel free to call, or, send Gary an email to arrange a convenient time to meet.

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Exeter Castle

May 1st, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic


WOW! Over the last few weeks Gary Jones Magic has performed a number of shows at one of Devon’s most historic venues, and the venue in question is, Exeter Castle.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia…….

“Rougemont Castle, also known as Exeter Castle, is the historic castle of the city of Exeter, Devon, England. It was built into the northern corner of the Roman city walls starting in or shortly after the year 1068, following Exeter’s rebellion against William the Conqueror. In 1136 it was besieged for three months by King Stephen. An outer bailey, of which little now remains, was added later in the 12th century.

The castle is mentioned in Shakespeare’s play Richard III in a reference to that king’s visit to Exeter in 1483. Devon’s county court was located here from at least 1607, and the three Devon Witches—the last people in England to be executed for witchcraft—were tried and convicted at the Exeter Assizes in 1682.

So, as you can see from the above, to actually perform magic at such an awesome venue, and to be a part of its history is just phenomenal!!

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Sam Maguire Cup - Magic in Ireland

April 29th, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

 Gary Jones Magic and Andy James Magic with the Sam Maguire Cup, and what an honour it was to actually hold this fantastic trophy!

“The Sam Maguire Cup, often referred to as Sam or The Sam (Irish: Corn Sam Mhic Uidhir), is the cup awarded to winners of the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, the premier “knockout” competition in the game of Gaelic football played in Ireland.”


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Dublin Magic

April 29th, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

Gary Jones Magic has just had the most wonderful four days gigging in the beautiful city of Dublin. The Guinness  was divine, the people were wonderful, and the weather was……wet lol.

If you live in Ireland and you need the services of a magician, then look no further than Andy James Magician, he is in a different league!!

Check out Andy James Magic here… https://www.ajmagic.com/

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Exeter/Devon Magic Wedding Venue - The Lord Haldon

April 1st, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic


If you are from the Exeter/Devon area and thinking of getting married, then I can highly recommend the Lord Haldon hotel just on the outskirts of Exeter. The facilities are fantastic, as is the food and the well stocked bar.


And why not add that extra pizazz and magic to your special day by choosing Gary Jones Magic to entertain everyone and to keep everything flowing nicely, especially during the ‘lull’ moment of the wedding reception!

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Gary Jones Magic - Exeter/Devon Magician

March 7th, 2018 by Gary Jones Magic

Professional Magician - Member of The Inner Magic Circle (Gold Star)

Fully insured and Public Liability - £10,000,000

Pickpocket - Master Sleight of Hand Expert - Mind Magic

Devon Close-up Magician of the year winner a total of 11 times.

Resident magician at the Brend Hotel Group since 1992

Resident magician at the Thurlestone Hotel since 2009

Currently the resident magician at Exeter’s new leading nightspot ‘The Book Cover’

Lecturer - Author - Magic Inventor/Creator/Producer - Performer

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