On a recent holiday to Norfolk, I was able to make a great trip to one of North Norfolk’s newest attractions – Davenports Magic Kingdom. A museum dedicated to the history of not only magic, but also one of magic’s oldest families. The name Davenports has always held a fond place in my heart, as…

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Close Up Magic Testimonials

As I am sure many of you know, I not only perform Close-up and cabaret magic but I am also a hypnotist and Fellow of the Academy of Hypnotic Arts. As a Fellow, I faciliate on many of the academies courses, the last of which was a 6 day residential Professional Hypnotist course. Over the 6 days we…

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Close-up advice Dynamo's people should have followed

Keeping an eye on the magic news this week, and I came across this news story on the BBC website about Dynamo, the street magician who is currently in the public eye. Refunds offered after Dynamo show The gist of the story is that Dynamo was booked to perform some close up magic at an…

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Up Close with Magic Legend Paul Daniels

It’s not often that you get to spend time with a legend in your chosen field, let alone be able to spend a whole day with them asking questions and listening to, and learning from, their years of experience. However, that is exactly the opportunity I had a couple of weeks ago when I, and…

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So my latest gig as a close up magician was a charity event at our local fish and chip shop. Now whenever I have told friends and family about this, there is always a look of astonishment and amazement. However most people seem to think that I was performing to the queue of people waiting…

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