Cool performer Tony completes his fifth Marathon

Magician Tony Steward with the Marathon Trophy

SPECTACULAR: Magician Tony admires the Marathon Trophy which was the centrepiece at the winners' banquet.

Close-up magician Tony Steward has completed yet another London Marathon … without even breaking into a sweat.

Virgin London Marathon logoTony was invited to perform his amazing magic tricks and illusions at a glittering celebration banquet which was the culmination of the 2011 Virgin London Marathon in April.

The banquet was held at The Brewery in the City of London, one of the capital’s premier venues for a wide variety of iconic events from state functions to televised music events.

Among the 500 guests at the banquet were winners of the men’s event, women’s event and wheelchair medallists, together with officials and special guests.

Tony says: ”I’ve entertained at the banquet for several years and I often joke that I’m doing the London Marathon again. My friends think I must be superfit  … until they discover the truth.”

Tony was first asked to perform table magic at the London Marathon banquet in 2006 and he has been invited back every year since.

He said: “It’s such an exciting event – it’s always a highlight of my calendar. The venue is absolutely fantastic and I’m always honoured to meet the winners. It’s always a thrill to see the Marathon trophy close-up – it’s spectacular.”

Banquet organiser Louise Abbott has since written to Tony to thank him for his services. She said: “I feel we have a great working relationship … I can trust you to arrive on time, you are completely self-sufficient and just fantastic at what you do.

“Our guests are always mesmerised by your magic … your unimposing style, combined with your likeable character and knowledge of magic makes you a perfect choice!”

Although Tony is best known  for his performances as a wedding magician in Kent, Essex, Hertfordshire and London, he is an accomplished corporate entertainer and will be delighted to discuss availability for company events, trade shows, product launches etc in London, Kent, Essex and Hertfordshire. Please call 020 8592 7226 or complete an enquiry form for further details.

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