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Tenth MagicFest will appear this festive season

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The programme has been revealed for the 10th annual MagicFest which takes place in Edinburgh between Christmas and New Year.Top home grown and international talent from the world of magic and mind reading will offer...

Tenth MagicFest will bring extra sparkle to Christmas and Hogmanay

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The first details have been revealed for the 10th annual MagicFest. It will perform a special trick of its own – vanishing from its old spot in the summer only to reappear, transformed, in the...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Mandy Muden: Is Not The Invisible Woman

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The magnificent, multi-award winning Mandy Muden is bringing a brand new show packed with mind blowing magic and camp comedy to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.Her spectacular performances on Britain’s Got Talent  2018 and non...

“Now You See It, Now You Don’t!”: An Exhibition of Photographic Illusions

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MagicFest Christmas Special"Now You See It, Now You Don't!": An Exhibition of Photographic IllusionsPrepare to be mesmerised by the uncanny illusionists from Edinburgh Young Carers.In collaboration with MagicFest and Professor Richard Wiseman they will...

MagicFest Christmas Special: The Miracle of Christmas Future

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The MagicFest Christmas show is back at the Traverse theatre from 27-30 December 2018.This year they present a Christmas collaboration between Scottish magician-scientist hybrid Kevin Quantum and Swedish high-tech wizard Charlie Caper. In ‘The...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – Strangers: A Magic Play II

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Venue: the Space @ Surgeons Hall Dates: 4th-26th of August, 2017 20:00 (4th- 12th), 12:00 (14th-19th), 13:05 (21st-26th) Tickets: £10 (£8 conc) Venue Box Office: 0131 510 2384Strickland Productions proudly presentsStrangers: A Magic Play IIWritten and directed by Joe StricklandJoe Strickland has always felt stranger than...

Best Wedding Magician in the UK is right here in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh magician, Chris Cook has been named the best Wedding Magician in the UK in the Bridebook Wedding Awards 2017.As well as being crowned the UK’s best Wedding Magician, Chris was also awarded the...

Festival Fringe Review: Ben Hart – The Vanishing Boy ****

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This magic show at Underbelly uses a fascinating narrative to tell a story, illustrated by illusions and tricks along the way.Ben Hart, the young magician is very talented using textures with his tricks (water, paper,...

Auld Reekie Magic Cabaret going from strength to strength

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Following sell out shows in December and January, Edinburgh magicians John Henry Blackwood and Paul Novak continue to bring unique magic and cabaret entertainment to the heart of Edinburgh.This February they will move to...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe REVIEW – The Colour Ham ****

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The trouble with magic shows is the whole 'it's bad form to write about what happens in case you ruin the surprise' thing.  It's quite hard to review stuff without saying anything about it. ...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2013 – REVIEW – Chris Dugdale – Magic and Mischief! ****

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Chris Dugdale - Magic and Mischief!, Assembly George Square 7:30pm, until 26 Aug, £12/11 (£11/10 concessions)From the moment Chris Dugdale walked onto stage with his professional and relaxed demeanour, there was a reassurance that the audience...

Edinburgh International Magic Festival review: Michael Neto – UPCLOSE (*****)

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It’s impossible not to like Michael Neto. The Portuguese-born, Glasgow-based magician has such boundless energy and wide-eyed enthusiasm that his Edinburgh International Magic Festival show grabs you right from the start and doesn’t let...

Edinburgh International Magic Festival review: Bruce Glen – The Gentleman Magician (***)

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Not for nothing is Australian magician Bruce Glen’s entertaining show called ‘The Gentleman Magician’. Right from the start, you feel welcomed and put at ease by his genial, affable presence, impeccable manners and easy...

Edinburgh International Magic Festival review: Colin McLeod – Sheer Luck? (****)

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Young Scottish mind-reader Colin McLeod’s often mind-boggling one-off performance at the Edinburgh International Magic Festival took the deductive skills Sherlock Holmes for its inspiration. How the slightest body movements can betray what we’re thinking,...

Edinburgh International Magic Festival starts on Friday

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From vampire-style illusionists to a week-long kids’ course revealing the secrets of magic; from uncanny mind-readers to comedy and theatre – the Edinburgh International Magic Festival is back this week. And it’s bigger than...

Edinburgh International Magic Festival 2012 launched

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Okay, today’s launch of the Edinburgh International Magic Festival (as reported elsewhere) might not exactly have lived up to its hype, and it might have left many a bit bewildered. How to convince your...

Review: The Infamous Brothers Davenport/Royal Lyceum Theatre (****)

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Can we really communicate with the dead? And why do we need to believe in the possibility that we can? These are the profound human questions behind the Lyceum’s thrilling yet thoughtful new play,...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Review: Mogic (****)

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       Mogic is comedy magic that has the audience laughing from start to finish. The mail order magic kit has arrived with only an instructional tape cassette, now what can possibly go wrong ...? The...

Magic Festival review: Lewis Barlow – Experiments in Mystery

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By David KettleThe slick, polished tricks of Edinburgh-based magician Lewis Barlow take you back to TV magic shows of the 1970s, and you’ll probably leave his show feeling intrigued rather than challenged.  Jerry Sadowitz...

Magic Festival review – Harrison Richards: The Ancient Art of Modern Mind Reading

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By David KettleThis show feels like the antidote to grand, showy, mind-reading spectaculars. Harrison Richards has a gentle, amiable approach so that on occasion he is almost in danger of belittling the feats he...

Edinburgh International Magic Festival review – Card Ninja

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By David KettleThink of a show of card tricks and you’d probably imagine plucking cards from thin air, guessing cards chosen by volunteers, that kind of thing.  Javier Jarquin does a bit of that...
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