Shrewsbury Magician at the Golden Cross Hotel

Shrewsbury Magician at the Golden Cross Hotel

Shrewsbury Magician TJ Shoesmith performed at the Golden Cross Hotel this week.

The Venue

The Golden Cross Hotel in Shrewsbury, England, is a historic coaching inn dating back to 1428. Located in the town centre, it offers a blend of period features and modern comforts. With its Tudor-style façade, cosy rooms, and a traditional pub, it’s a charming base for exploring Shrewsbury’s historic attractions and vibrant streets.

It is considered the oldest public house in the city. It has five authentic bedrooms and a downstairs restaurant which offers an excellent menu and bespoke catering.

What the booker said

“Thank you for performing at my birthday bash , my friends , family and clients have been glowing in you magic performance and humour , such fun , amazing tricks and so dynamic . I wish you continued success.”


Tricks Performed by Shrewsbury Magician

Because there were a small number of guests, it gave you time to perform more of the old favourites. You also perform a more extended set and interact with people more.

I included a famous trick. I don’t use it often as many magicians use it. However, it is a unique visual piece of magic which I bring out from time to time.

There were thirty guests, this is very different from large corporate events, which can have 200 people attending or more. With such a small number, you get to know people’s names and understand the different personalities.

This was a Private Party to celebrate a sixtieth-birthday. With fine dining (ten courses) and vintage wine. Although I don’t usually eat during engagements, I did taste the wonderful main course.

This was a friendly affair made up of friends and family. It was diverse, from lawyers to farmers. Some identical twins were challenging to tell apart—wearing the same shirt design made it a little more complicated. A typical Shropshire gathering, I understand.

Close up magic and short cabaret. This is my favourite format. I perform at the table magic during the meal and then finish with a few tricks for everyone.

To book Tj please go to our booking page.