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About Simon Skinner

Simon Skinner as a Magician and Entertainer has performed professionally in South Australia for 26 years specialising in Close-up Magic, Children’s Magic & Balloon Twisting entertainment.

Simon has a background in the entertainment industry in South Australia over the last 40 years as a musician, DJ and as a theatre sound engineer and lighting technician.

As a drummer for over 46 years he has played in numerous popular working Adelaide bands in the 1980’s and 90’s including The Jack Daniels Band, Atlantis, Mushrooms after Dark and The Sensational Sidewinders who performed a regular gig every Saturday night following the stage show at the Night Train Entertainment complex during its hey-day in the early 90’s.

From 2012 – 2015 In addition to performing magic, Simon was the South Australian presenter and coordinator of the Professor Maths Activities Program in primary schools throughout South Australia.

Following a successful relationship with many booking agencies since 1997 Simon established Aces Magic Entertainment © in 2006 to promote his own brand.

In 2023, Simon fills his calendar by performing regularly at children’s and adult birthday parties, schools and OSHC school holiday programs, early learning centres and kindergartens, corporate cocktail, lunch & dinner events, at promotions, aged care & residential facilities and he also conducts balloon twisting & magic workshops at state libraries and schools throughout South Australia.

Simon is married to his partner of 19 years Sharon and they have an 11-year old son Jaiden.