Number 1256 Saturday 20th July 2024

 

The Magicians Table. Dieter Roterburg presents for your delight and delectation the roster of magical talent that will be joining you at The Magicians Table. Our world-class magicians have been hand-picked for their talents in close-up magic. London's hottest new immersive close-up magic experience has something for everyone; from date nights to late nights, you'll find something to thrill and delight whether you're a solo thrill-seeker or part of a group on the hunt for the latest must-see immersive experience, Dieter Roterburg's hidden hideaway 'The Magicians Table', in London Bridge:

 

Richard McDougal is a world-champion magician and Member of The Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star, who has performed for HM Queen Elizabeth II, Stephen Hawking, Sir Paul McCartney and Sting amongst others. "Slick and genuinely funny" Evening Standard.

Harry de Cruz - star of Wonderville and West End Champions of Magic and Associate of The Inner Magic Circle.
"Amazing" Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex.

Andrew Frost "Incredible... he is a phenomenon" David Blaine.

Pete Heat: the "rock n roll magician" NME has been seen on Secrets of The Brain (Insight), Around The World In 80 Tricks (Prime Video), and School Of Hard Tricks (BBC3).

Dee Christopher as seen on BBC's Killer Magic and Meet the Humans, Discover and Comedy Central. "One of the most skilled and talented mentalists that I have met." Uri Geller.

Gareth Kalyan has performed for HRH - Anne Princess Royal, Prime Minister David Cameron and Sir Richard Branson, to name but a few, as well as at numerous awards ceremonies including The Royal Variety Show After Party and The Brit Awards. Associate of The Inner Magic Circle with Silver Star.

Nick Stein AKA 'The Crooked Croupier' is a member of The Magic Circle. "Quite frankly - spectacular" Charlotte Casebourne, CEO and Co-Founder of Theolytics.

James Went as seen on BAFTA-winning show Help! My Supply Teacher is Magic (BBC)

Maxwell Pritchard is curator of Cabinet Fantastique, Scholar in Residence at the Conjuring Arts Research Centre and member of The Magic Circle.

Martyn Rowland, a member of The Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star, has performed at Buckingham Palace, 10 Downing Street and has been the resident magician at Wembley Stadium since 2007.

 

Opens in September. Find out more, visit www.magicianstablelive.com. 20.7.24

 

Arturo Brachetti: Solo. Get ready to believe the unbelievable! Olivier Award-nominee Italian quick-change legend Arturo Brachetti will take you on a magical journey this summer. This jam-packed visual feast sees the Guinness World Record-holder bring over 50 characters to life in front of your eyes; expect astonishing illusions, mind-boggling transformations, sand painting, shadow puppetry and more, against a kaleidoscope of lights and lasers.

A bright spark of theatrical wonder to ignite your imagination and illuminate your Ed Fringe! Suitable for all ages, from 5 to 105! Pleasance at EICC Lennox Theatre, Edinburgh. 31st July - 25th August. 2.30pm + 7pm. 70 minutes.
★★★★ Evening Standard ★★★★ Times. See www.pleasance.co.uk. 20.7.24

 

Peter Samelson to lecture at Irish Magic-Fest, October 5th and 6th. Quentin Reynolds writes: Peter Samelson from New York is the senior producer of New York's long running Monday Night Magic show. He has performed and lectured around the world. His inventions and routines are in the repertoires of professional magicians. Kevin James said of him "Peter Samelson in my mind is exactly what all magicians should strive to be. He is clever, inventive and has a keen sense of how to make an audience care." Max Maven said "Peter Samelson understands how to amaze. His depth of thought and attention to detail are blended with beauty and whimsy - a great combination!" Be sure not to miss his internationally acclaimed performance of "Invasion of the Bodysnatchers" at Irish Magic-Fest in Dublin, October 5th and 6th, see www.thesocietyofirishmagicians.com or email Quentin Reynolds quentinr@btopenworld.com. 20.7.24

 

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The Oberons present "Second Sight" at Russ Brown's House of Secrets. Russ Brown writes: The Oberons will be appearing Russ Brown's House of Secrets. Russ Brown writes: The Oberons will be appearing at Blackpool's House of Secrets for 3 nights only on 16th, 17th & 18th August. Limited tickets available each night. The Oberons present "Second Sight". Marc is a former World Champion and European Champion. He tours all over the world with his award-winning show and is a headliner on several of the world's most prestigious cruise ships. Marc has developed a sensational double act together with opera singer Emily Yarrow that fits perfectly for this event. A mysterious double act introducing Emily, the woman who sees without using her eyes. A spectator blindfolds Emily and ensures that she is not using any hidden electronic aids. Nevertheless, she is able to sense what possessions people have in their pockets, what they have in their wallets, and even what they are thinking about. Mysterious and almost creepy! 16th, 17th, 18th August at 7.30pm. House of Secrets, 105 Church Street, Blackpool FY1 1HU www.houseofsecretsmagicbar.com. 20.7.24

 

Chris Cross: Not Playing With a Full Deck. From the promoter: A magician to many celebrities and royalty, 'The Great Magician of the North' returns to the Ed Fringe for his 18th year! Chris Cross is a Whirlwind Wizard of comedy, cabaret and magic tricks. Like no other. Armed with a concoction of quick-witted cheeky banter, masterful sleight of hand and a magic chip pan. He's performed his unique stand-up comedy magic and escapology stunt show worldwide for the past two decades... As seen on BBC's The One Show. "Must-see show" The Stage. "Chris Cross rocks – that's coming from us!" Hamish Dodds, CEO, Hard Rock. 18+ Not for the easily offended. Dates: August 2nd-4th & 8th-11th. 10.30pm. Venue: The Voodoo Rooms Ballroom, 19a West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA. Tickets and more info: www.edfringe.com. 20.7.24

 

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival August 2024. Festival Magic listings featuring magic / magic related shows: Click Here. 20.7.24

 

Jamie Williams Lecture - The Ilford Magical Society, 24th July. Peter Meacham writes: On Wednesday 24th of July we are hosting Mr Jamie Williams as a lecture at 8pm at The Ilford Magical Society, The Parkside Community Association, 176 Goodmayes Lane, Ilford IG3 9PP. Guest Magicians Welcome £10 on the night. 20.7.24

 

John Morton Lecture – British Magical Society, 23rd July. Phil Sweeting writes: Penn & Teller Fool Us winner, AIMC with Silver Star, creator of many commercial effects, experienced close-up performer and consultant in the magic world, John's lecture promises to be a real treat. Containing close-up, stage and impromptu mentalism, John's lecture has tricks for everyone, and lots of great stories too. Visiting magicians welcome (£10 on the night). Lecture starts at 7.30pm at our new club house, Stirchley United WMC, Hazelwell Lane, Stirchley, Birmingham B30 2PR. Good parking and short walk from Bourneville Station. 20.7.24

 

The Four-midable Magic E-Book Series. There are currently three titles in this interesting collection of e-books, and each book features four effects of a particular type. Vol 1 is Four-midable Card Magic. All four card effects require little or no sleight of hand, are well structured to produce clear, magical card effects and are clearly described in easy to follow numbered sections, supplemented by a total of 39 colour photo illustrations. Vol 2 is Four-midable Mental Mysteries. The common theme of all four routines is that each time a spectator, rather than the mentalist, is placed at the centre of the action and appears to achieve impossible tasks with ease! This e-book has 27 pages with 26 colour photo illustrations. Vol 3 is Four-midable Coin Creations. No gimmicked coins are required for any of the four effects and all the handlings have been devised with practicality in mind. The e-book runs to 30 pages and has 41 colour photo illustrations to help make everything clear. Each e-book costs £12.00 (£6.00 for members of E-Club Pro), or you can buy the collection of all three for the discount price of just £28.00 (£14.00 for members of E-Club Pro). Go to www.markleveridge.co.uk for more info and to order. 20.7.24

 

Blackpool Magicians Club Table Top Sale. Tuesday, 13th August - open to all magicians. Blackpool Magicians Club, 56-60 Caunce Street, Blackpool FY1 3LE. Featuring a varied range of magic effects and apparatus, books, DVDs, and magic related memorabilia for sale. Free admission to buyers and members. £10 table charge for non-member sellers. Refreshments available. Tuesday 13th August at 6.30 pm. Sellers can set up from 5.30pm. To book a table please contact: Michael Shepherd admin@blackpoolmagicconvention.com. 20.7.24

 

Claude Chandler and 9,999 buns. This is just one of the stories to be found in an archive of material on Devant and Chandler from 1922. Using this archive, John Davenport and Anne Goulden explain how Chandler, then in his mid-twenties, came to present Devant's Revue of Magic at the Maskelyne's Theatre, St. George's Hall in London. Details of the show and its financial outcome are covered. It's quite a story. To find it Click Here. 20.7.24

 

The MagicWeek Video Archive. A new magic clip or show every week! This week Paul Daniels 'Under Laboratory Conditions' on The Paul Daniels Magic Show from 23rd October 1982. ESP, clairvoyant, psychic or simply close-up magic? You be the judge! See The MagicWeek Video Archive. To see more from The MagicWeek Video Archive Click Here. 20.7.24

 

Kane & Abel Magician Twinpossible July 26th/27th at Durham Distillery. Twin tricksters Kane & Abel return to Durham with more comedy and magic based on being twins. Magician Twinpossible sees the brothers seamlessly move between stand-up comedy magic pieces and theatrical illusions set to music. Winner: Golden Knocker Award (Durham Fringe 2023). Top Weekend Comedy Pick (The Sunday Times). 'Real Magic' (BBC Radio Bristol) 'Contemporary, Comedic and Charismatic' ★★★★★ (Channel 44 Adelaide) 'Spellbinding ... the boys are great' ★★★★ (GLAM Adelaide) 'The tricks are well varied and pay-offs are high ... true showmen' ★★★★ Broadway Baby. To book Magician Twinpossible tickets: Click Here. 20.7.24

 

Rhythm & Ruse - London. Dive into the mystical world of the occult at Rhythm & Ruse, situated within the legendary Vaults in Waterloo. This clandestine secret society of magicians promises an unforgettable evening of revelry in an immersive experience unlike any other. Expect magic, captivating live jazz, and sultry cabaret performances from some of London’s top immersive talent, all accompanied by free-flowing cocktails from the award-winning Tom Savano.

Residing in the dimly lit arches of Waterloo, Rhythm & Ruse invites guests on a journey to discover the magic of the Jazz Age, where unmarked doors and whispered passwords unlock a world of mystery and glamour. A night of close-up magic, live jazz and unlimited prohibition cocktails awaits, with charming hosts spinning tales and cracking jokes throughout. Amidst the flickering candlelight, nine magicians will subtly weave between tables, each offering their unique brand of close-up magic. Guests will delight as they witness a variety of mesmerising tricks up close, with the assurance that each visit promises a fresh and different experience. Meanwhile, large-scale illusions and captivating cabaret performances will unfold onstage, adding to the enchantment of the evening.

Under the direction of Fania Grigoriou, a longtime collaborator with Punchdrunk since 2013, and brought to life by Mallory Gracenin and Sam Booth, esteemed figures from Punchdrunk's Burnt City and other international immersive productions, Rhythm & Ruse emerges as an original concept show crafted and performed by an expert team with extensive experience in immersive theatre worldwide. Additionally, Naomi Banks, one of the most exciting talents to emerge from London’s burgeoning Neo Soul and Jazz scene, lends her musical direction to the production.

Rhythm & Ruse, The Vaults Theatre, Lancelot Street, London SE1 7AD. August, Thursday and Friday showtimes 5.30pm and 9.30pm, Saturday and Sunday showtimes 3.30pm and 7pm. See www.rhythmandruse.com.
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When 80s TV Goes Horribly Wrong. Anita Dobson narrates this look back at some 1980s TV moments that many celebrities would rather forget. Footage includes a Halloween stunt that went wrong for magician Paul Daniels, Des O'Connor's bite on the nose from Elaine Paige's pooch, and some less-than-perfect TV-am moments from Chris Tarrant and Timmy Mallett. Repeat. Saturday 20th July on Channel 5. See TV Magic. 20.7.24

 

90 Magic Clubs across the UK, from A-Z. Click Here. 20.7.24

 

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Number 1255 Saturday 13th July 2024

 

Asi Wind – Incredibly Human. 3rd September 2024 to 5th January 2025 at Underbelly Boulevard, London. Making its UK debut in London’s West End this Autumn, Asi Wind’s new show, Incredibly Human, is shrouded in mystery. Yet, those familiar with his performances know to expect jaw-dropping feats of magic and mind-reading, promising an utterly unique and captivating night out.

A longstanding collaborator of David Blaine, Wind was crowned the 2022 Magician of the Year by the Academy of Magical Arts. His sensational magic has astounded Whoopi Goldberg and Kelly Clarkson. Moreover, his appearance on Penn & Teller: Fool Us has become one of the most-watched performances in the show’s history, boasting over 16 million views on YouTube.

Wind’s recent off-Broadway show, Inner Circle, was a critically acclaimed, sold-out success, described as “Astonishing” (The New Yorker). His follow-up, Incredibly Human, transcends the boundaries of magic, reminding us that we all possess magic within ourselves. 3rd September 2024 to 5th January 2025 at Underbelly Boulevard, London. See www.underbellyboulevard.com.
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Identity by Evolution of Magic starring Elizabeth and Craig Christian at The Horseshoe, Blackpool. Elizabeth appeared on BGT again this year as part of "Magicians Assemble" YouTube and YouTube reaching the semi-finals and will be performing some of those routines in Identity. Craig Christian is performing his own amazing magic featuring card manipulation, stage and close-up magic and a crazy finger donut act! Combining visual Illusions, skilful magic performed up close, audience interaction, and thought provoking tales of the impossible, this show is not just a visual feast but also an immersive experience that will leave you spellbound. Prepare to be dazzled by the combination of cool music, dazzling lighting, and powerful acts of magic. July and August, Tuesday to Friday, at 7.30pm, Saturdays at 6pm. The Horseshoe, 525 Ocean Boulevard, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Blackpool. Tickets: www.universe.com. More Info: www.blackpoolpleasurebeach.com. 13.7.24

 

Mark Bennett Lecture - Surrey Society of Magicians, 18th July. Adam Mosley writes: With over 32 years of experience in the bar and magic industry, Mark will share his story of how he established the UK’s first Magic Bars. He will provide guidance on what it takes to be an all round magician, covering Bar Magic, Close-up and Parlour. This will be an exclusive opportunity to learn from Mark Bennett, a Gold Star Magic Circle Member and professional magician, owner of a magic theatre, and creator of magic. Expect an evening filled with inspiring performances and valuable takeaways. The lecture will also include Stage Craft, Business and Mentalism for Non-mentalists! Members are free and visiting magicians are welcome for a £10 entrance fee. The lecture takes place in East Horsley, Surrey, at 8pm. For full details see our website www.surreysocietyofmagicians.co.uk or contact Adam Mosley addmoses@hotmail.com. 13.7.24

 

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Cillian O’Connor - My World of Magic Tour, from Friday. From the promoter: Cillian O'Connor is bringing his first ever live stage show on tour to the UK and Ireland in 2024. Cillian literally burst onto an unsuspecting world during Britain’s Got Talent in 2023 and immediately captivated the hearts of the entire nation, reaching the top three in the final. His performances online have now been the most watched of the entire series, reaching over 500 million views in just a few weeks. With appearances in Monte Carlo and the USA lined up, this is the first time to catch Cillian live on stage. His show features his special guest Ryland Petty from America’s Got Talent. Cillian promises to enchant and amaze audiences across the UK and Ireland, with a show for the entire family.

 

19th July 2024 - Arlington Arts, Newbury
21st July 2024 - The Lowry, Salford
22nd July 2024 - King’s Hall, Ilkley
23rd July 2024 - Middlesbrough Town Hall
26th July 2024 - Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames
27th July 2024 - Colchester Arts Centre
29th July 2024 - Bournemouth Pavilion Ballroom
30th July 2024 - Theatre Royal, Winchester
31st July 2024 - Redgrave Theatre, Bristol
1st August 2024 - Landmark Theatre, Ifracombe
3rd August 2024 - Castle Theatre, Wellingborough
4th August 2024 - New Theatre Royal, Lincoln
18th August 2024 - The Tommy Leddy Theatre, Drogheda
See www.cillianoconnor.me for more information and to book.
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Watford Association of Magicians Ed Fringe Preview Night, Tuesday 16th July. Lee Bell writes: Come along to an evening with Chris Fleming, Pete Heat and Samuel Hurst, who will be showcasing their acts at the Watford Association of Magicians. This is a free event for anyone to attend. 16+ Venue: Watford Association of Magicians, The Henderson Hub, Abbots Langley, High Street, Abbots Langley WD5 0AR. Time: 7.45pm prompt start. All details on the Watford Association of Magicians Facebook page. Non WAM members to please contact Dave Allen, the event host, on 07832 120824 to let him know you are coming so we can keep up to date with the amount of people attending. There is a free car park at the rear of the High Street and then a two minute walk to the venue. 13.7.24

 

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival August 2024. Festival Magic listings featuring magic / magic related shows: Click Here. 13.7.24

 

How To Write A Love Letter - A Close Up Magic Show by Luke Jermay, July Dates. The Jermay Close Up Magic Theatre at The Lost & Found. Witness enchanting magic, up close & personal, at acclaimed master magician Luke Jermay’s immersive evening of contemporary conjuring & storytelling. A jaw-dropping experience you will remember forever at the world's most exclusive magic show.

Master Magician Luke Jermay performs his original demonstrations of modern sleight of hand conjuring and dazzling close-up magic for just 30 people at a time. Unlike the flashy, smoke and mirrors stage shows or the television camera trickery you might have seen; close-up magic is more refined, more interactive and more personal. There is no stage, no trapdoors, no smoke or mirrors. Just mind-blowing, interactive magic right before your eyes!

"Jaw-dropping! Jermay puts us in a state where we can wonder if the world has more possibilities than we thought it did before!" The Times. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, to July 31st, at The Jermay Close Up Magic Theatre at The Lost & Found, 3 Albion Place, Leeds LS1 6JL. See: www.leeds.jermaymagic.com

 

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London Magic Convention 4. LMC4 promises all the same treats as usual, with three incredible lectures: Top mentalist and Derren Brown collaborator Stephen Long aka 'Hector Chadwick', will be giving a brand new lecture full of practical effects and devilish thinking. 'Gentleman Juggler' Mat Ricardo will be lecturing many of his remarkable tricks for the first time ever, and from the United States close-up magic legend Wayne Houchin is giving his first lecture for almost a decade.


As if that isn't enticing enough, there will be our packed two-level dealers hall, the London Close-up Championship, the Patrick Page Award and of course the legendary '£4 Gala Show', plus Mat Ricardo will be closing the day off with his full show. It really is a packed day that you will not want to miss. Sunday 3rd November at the Lyric Theatre, King Street, Hammersmith, London W6 0QL. Book your seats now at www.londonmagicconvention.co.uk.
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Mario the Maker Magician on iPlayer. One of the world’s top magic acts - Mario the Maker Magician - joins Blue Peter for a show-stopping performance in the studio. Meanwhile, Joel, Abby and Shini try adaptive mountain biking – who will prove fastest in the race to the finish line? iPlayer. Mario the Maker Magician, to 4th August at Underbelly Boulevard, 6 Walker’s Court, Soho, London W1F 0BT. Book here: www.underbellyboulevard.com. 13.7.24

 

The Leicester Magic Circle, Celebrating 100 Years Dinner Cabaret. Thursday 24th October. Kings Hall, The Grand Hotel, Leicester LE1 6ES. Starring Steve Hewlett with Arthur Lager & Friends, Sally Barrett and hosts The Rat Pack Brothers. 7pm to 11pm. Tickets £60 including three course dinner. Email: barry@leicestermagiccircle.co.uk. 13.7.24

 

The MagicWeek Video Archive. A new magic clip or show every week! This week The Pendragons on The World's Most Dangerous Magic Show produced in 1998 and broadcast on Channel 5 on 23rd June 2000. See The MagicWeek Video Archive. To see more from The MagicWeek Video Archive Click Here. 13.7.24

 

Scott Paton on Craig Petty's Magic TV: 'Talk Magic'. Every week Craig Petty sits down and chats with a well known magician; a creator, a performer, or someone who has had a positive impact on the Magic Community. This week: "Scott Paton - Livingston's No.1 Magician & Mindreader" YouTube. 13.7.24

 

Merlins of Wakefield Magic Auction, at the shop - Sunday 21st July. Come along and join us for a fun day and pick up plenty of magical bargains. Doors open at 10am for viewing, the Auction starts 10.30am. Entry is only £5.00 and must be booked in advance: Click Here. If you would like to enter a lot, please email merlins@btconnect.com. All lots and 3 copies of the lot form must be returned the week before the auction. Lots are on a first come basis, and are limited. Spaces for buyers limited - to book your place Click Here. The auction will be held at Merlins, 15 The Springs, Wakefield, WF1 1QE telephone 01924 339933. www.merlinswakefield.co.uk. 13.7.24

 

New from Mark Leveridge Magic. Here are the latest two additions to the Select range of products, and are only available for a limited period of time. 1. Silk On Rope. A length of rope is openly displayed and can be examined if required. The magician ties a knot in the rope centre and instantly as the knot is formed a 12″ silk appears hanging inside the knot! This silk appearance can either be used as a quick effect on its own or at any point in a longer routine as the method is both practical and versatile. 2. The Coins Box. Opening a square jewellery box the magician reveals two coins, a half dollar and a £2 coin, lying on a square of foam inside. The coins are lifted out and displayed as is the foam to show that the box is otherwise empty. The £2 is dropped into the box and the foam square placed on top of it. The half dollar is then positioned on top of the foam and the lid slipped back on. Moments later, the lid is removed to reveal a transposition has taken place, as the £2 is now on TOP of the foam and the half dollar is discovered underneath. Extremely easy to do this requires no sleight of hand. Each download costs just £7.00 (£3.50 for members of E-Club Pro). To watch dems and to order go to www.markleveridge.co.uk. 13.7.24

 

Whispers of Wonder - Anglesey Abbey, Cambridge, 13th July. Where magic dances with history - a one-off evening of magic shows in the house at Anglesey Abbey. Mystery awaits on the 13th July at Anglesey Abbey. We invite you to join us for a sophisticated evening of magic as the enchanting halls of our Grade I listed building are filled with wonder. You will experience the three Rooms of Mystery, each sharing a unique flavour of magic, conjuring, and history. Prepare to be astonished by magic presented by three-times Magic Champion Matthew Le Mottée and past president of The Magic Circle, Scott Penrose, together with fascinating tales from magic historian John Conway.

 

Ticketholders will also be able to enjoy exclusive access to the house and gardens from 4.15pm to 9pm, with food and drinks on the lawn, accompanied by The Rose Quartet. Matthew Le Mottée said "The Whispers of Wonder is the kind of magic experience that I would love to attend myself, and I’m really excited to be able to perform it in the magnificent setting of Anglesey Abbey, near my hometown of Cambridge." A must-see event. Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill, Quy Road, Lode, Cambridge CB25 9EJ. See www.nationaltrust.org.uk. 13.7.24

 

Ben Hart: Live at Wilton's - London, 15th & 16th July. West End star and multi-award-winning magician Ben Hart returns to Wilton’s with another spellbinding show. Alongside sell-out Fringe shows in Edinburgh, Adelaide and across the world, Ben has performed for royalty, was a Britain's Got Talent finalist and has had dozens of TV appearances including his own BBC series - Hart is one of the most televised magicians in the UK.

With only the simplest of props and using the objects and minds of the audience, Hart conjures a show that shines a light on magic, the universe, and the darkest corners of your imagination. Expect wicked humour, visual alchemy, and a night of impossibility. Do not miss this chance to witness him live. Wilton's Music Hall, 1 Graces Alley (pedestrian access only), London E1 8JB. For more info and to book see www.wiltons.org.uk.
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Wolverhampton Circle of Magicians' new President. Sue Oakley writes: On Wednesday 10th July, The Wolverhampton Circle of Magicians, welcomed their new President, Jay Adkins. Jay's year begins on Wednesday 11th September, with a lecture from Joel Dickinson. www.wcm-magic.co.uk. 13.7.24

 

Andrew Normansell Lecture - The Order of The Magi, 23rd July. Mike Sharples writes: The Order of The Magi is pleased to announce that on Tuesday the 23rd of July, Andrew Normansell will return to the Magi with another master class discussing, demonstrating and dissecting a conclave of card artifice from super subtle controls, false cuts, mixes and ruses, alongside an array of commercial routines. This is an evening for those interested in the real work and those who wish to advance their knowledge and arsenal of hard-line techniques and effects. The meeting will take place at the society HQ (The Irish World Heritage Centre, just off Queens Road, Cheetham Hill, Manchester). The lecture will start at 7.45pm and is free for members. Guests welcome by prior arrangement. £10pp payable on the night. www.orderofthemagi.co.uk  13.7.24

 

Magic in Vegas. Comedians Rob Beckett and Romesh Ranganathan team up again to take on more challenges, beginning as they are invited by Penn & Teller to join Las Vegas's longest-running residency show, but have just three days to pull their act together. (Repeat). Saturday 13th July on Sky Showcase. See TV Magic for details. 13.7.24

 

News Deadline reminder. Please submit news by Thursday if possible - absolute deadline 12 noon Friday, no exceptions. Many thanks, DT. 13.7.24

 

Paul Gordon's recent lecture at the South Downs Magicians is reviewed by Paul Sturgess this week, Click Here • "Gen Z’s favourite magician Sean Sotaridona aka SeanDoesMagic will make you believe in magic again" Click Here • "Rain can't dampen spirits at Shropshire Chamber event" Click Here • "Michael Boyd Interview – Australia’s got Magic!" Click Here • "LA Spotlights An All-Blind Cast In The Last Illusion" Click Here • "Illusionist Rob Lake set to wow Cape Town" Click Here • Your UK magic news is always welcome - see you next week, Duncan. 13.7.24

 

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