The Leicester Magic Circle

This is the website of the Leicester Magic Circle, one of the oldest magical societies in the world.

The Circle meets fortnightly in Braunstone's modern Civic Centre where it’s 30 plus members enjoy a full programme of lectures, guest speakers, demonstrations, charity shows, visits, performances and competitions. The Circle also takes magic out to the public with its very special and exclusive ’At Home’ magic performances.

The Leicester Magic Circle is into its 93rd year and still going strong. The 2016 - 2017 President, Chairman and Secretary are Wayne Dobson, Ian Barradell and Barry Martin.

Upcoming Lectures

October 1, 2018 - 7:30 pm
Stuart Burrell – A History of Escapologys

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Comprising historical case studies and escapes the 2 hour (plus) lecture will cover the genesis of the art, through the golden age of Houdini and onto more modern examples with some simple escapes for use on stage or at a table (yes there is ‘close up’ escapology).

October 15, 2018 - 7:30 pm
Ferràn Rizo

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With the Rizos again is a unique and original lecture in which you will discover some of the best tricks created by Ferràn Rizo. Those tricks are taken from his artistic repertoire.

November 5, 2018 - 7:30 pm
Mark Shortland

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From the mind that brought you Amazebox comes a series of unroutined ideas, giving you the chance to ‘run with them' and create something unique.

November 18, 2018 - 7:30 pm
Adam Edgeley

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Adam presents his brand-new lecture, keep calm and perform magic, a lecture with a twist. Not only will he show you effects from his working repertoire but also hints and tips to help individuals who suffer from anxiety, particularly when performing magic.

December 3, 2018 - 7:30 pm
Andy Clockwise

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A professional award-winning Magician with over 20 years performing experience, Andy shares in great detail some of his best-selling effects as well as several new ideas, creations and twists yet to be released into the market in his new lecture, "Clockwatching".

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