Everyone loves a bit of Magic. We are delighted to announce that on Sunday we have Chris Cross joining us. He is a fantastic performer and has had many TV performances. His comedy patter and tricks has enthralled audiences up and down the country.
Chris will be one of several walkabout acts that we have at Festival 8. These unique performances dont get seen by everyone, but end up being fantastic punctuation marks in the unfolding story of fun that is Festival 8.
Chris is based in Newcastle and he is known to be one of the Top Close-up Magicians & Cabaret Acts in the UK…
He’s also a published author, after writing his 2017 ”The Geordie Book of Magic”
Chris Performs his Unique style of FRESH, FUNNY & STYLISH Award-Winning Magic Stunts Worldwide – at around 200 events each year! Previous clients include: Microsoft, Diesel Dubai, Exxon Mobil, M&S, Aston Martin, Harvey Nichols, Virgin Atlantic and Many More!
He’s performed Worldwide – from New York City to New Zealand, Bahrain to Dubai, London to Paris and lots of places in-between!
He’s Notably Performed for The British Monarchy on Numerous occasions & The Prince of Bahrain at The Bahrain International Circuit Formula One too!
He was booked to entertain at Alan Shearer’s VIP Statue Un-veiling Party, Prince Harry’s Xmas Party, Boy George’s 50th Birthday Party, Alice Cooper’s Press Conference, Tim Healy’s Golf Events & Mike Tyson’s & Sugar Ray Leonard’s Sportsman’s Dinners! Chris was The HARD ROCK VIP Magician 2014 and he’s supported Ocean Colour Scene on their tour, Opened for Eric Burdon & The Animals, as well as providing Backstage Entertainment for The Arctic Monkeys, Miles Kane, EXAMPLE, Tinie Tempah, Kodaline, Etc.
He’s appeared on National and International Television, including CBBC’s Children’s BAFTA Award-Winning Show ”The Slammer”, BBC’s The ONE Show, CBBC’s Olympic Challenge & on Greece’s Got Talent, too!
BBC Worldwide also hired Chris to consult on The Hairy Bikers Stage Show Tour
”Cross is FASTER than ME – his tricks are TOTALLY AMAZING!!”
– SUGAR RAY LEONARD, FORMER WBC WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION OF THE WORLD
”One of the WEIRDEST things I’VE seen in a LONG time!”
– ALICE COOPER, ROCKSTAR
”You Reeeeeeeee-arrrrranged MY Mind!! I have to have you Backstage Entertaining us at EVERY Gig we do!!”
– MILES KANE, MOD ROCKER
”Chris Cross is CRAZY – he had ME feeling in Danger of my life and stuff!!”
– IRON MIKE TYSON,FORMER UNDISPUTED HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION OF THE WORLD
– ”HRH Very Much enjoyed your Tricks during his recent visit to Northumberland!”
– HRH THE PRINCE OF WALES’S SECRETARY
– “CHRIS HAS PERFORMED SEVERAL TIMES AT ALNWICK
CASTLE AND HAS ALWAYS IMPRESSED OUR FRIENDS AND
FAMILY. HE IS VERY PROFESSIONAL WITH A WONDERFUL
SKILL FOR ENTERTAINING HIS AUDIENCE AND HIS NATURAL
ABILITY TO KEEP PEOPLE FASCINATED THROUGHOUT.
HIS PERFORMANCE IS QUITE UNIQUE.”
– Her Grace, The Duchess Of Northumberland