Lecture Programme
Past Lecturers

Leicester Magic Circle aims to host one of the best lecture programmes in the UK. We bring in some of the greatest magicians from all over the world and try to cover a wide variety of styles.

In recent years we've been lucky enough to host lectures from Michael Vincent, David Stone, Eric Jones, Gregory Wilson, Daniel Chard, Tom Wright, John Carey, Paul Gordon and many more.

If you would like to host a lecture or there is someone you would like to see then please send us a message.

Upcoming Events
Christmas Party

Christmas Party

16th Dec 2019, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Every year we host a christmas party for members to get together, socialise, share magic tricks and enjoy a buffet. More details available nearer the night.

Jack Beavis

Jack Beavis

6th Jan 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Jack Beavis is a highly entertaining world class comedy magician from London who has performed in shows all over the country.

Scot Jerram

Scot Jerram

20th Jan 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Our own member Scot Jerram will be presenting his first lecture. The lecture will include card magic, sleights and some interesting ideas with a memorized deck.

Club Night

Club Night

3rd Feb 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Come along to our club night to discuss magic, try out new tricks and learn from other members.

Chris Wardle - Crafty Conjuring

Chris Wardle - Crafty Conjuring

17th Feb 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Chris is a teacher who spends his spare time devising magic effects. He has invented numerous tricks and has authored effects for a wide range of publications for the best part of 20 years.

Tony Rix

Tony Rix

2nd Mar 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Tony Rix is widely acknowledged as one of the most talented entertainers in the field of magic. What started out life as a hobby has grown into a whole range of product options, using magic and the allied arts as a vehicle to entertain both adults and children.

Will Gray - Magic from a Matchbox

Will Gray - Magic from a Matchbox

16th Mar 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Will Gray is one of the leading and most sought after professional close up magicians in the UK. Specialising in Close up magic, Will performs at many Weddings, Corporate events & Parties through the year.

John Carey - Reflections

John Carey - Reflections

6th Apr 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

In the past ten years, John Carey has built up a stellar international reputation for his streamlined and practical approach to card and close up magic. Having authored 3 critically acclaimed books, John's work is in the repertoires of working magicians worldwide!

Steve Faulkner - From the Wilderness Tears

Steve Faulkner - From the Wilderness Tears

20th Apr 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Steve Faulkner is a world class close-up magician based in Sheffield. He was won many competitions and became the IBM close up champion in 2013.

Club Night

Club Night

4th May 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Come along to our club night to discuss magic, try out new tricks and learn from other members.

Photo-Shoot Night

Photo-Shoot Night

18th May 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Leicester Forest Photographic Society will be joining us for a photo-shoot night. This is a great opportunity to take some new promotional photos.

Liam Montier - Self-Working Shenanigan’s

Liam Montier - Self-Working Shenanigan’s

1st Jun 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Liam Montier is well known for his magic creations and his effects are performed by magicians all over the world.

Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting

15th Jun 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Support your club by attending this years Annual General Meeting.

Carl Royle - How I feed my Children

Carl Royle - How I feed my Children

6th Jul 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Humorous, fun and renowned for his stunningly visual performances, Carl Royle is one of the UK’s leading magical entertainers.

Club Night

Club Night

20th Jul 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Come along to our club night to discuss magic, try out new tricks and learn from other members.

Andrew Normansell - Real World Magic

Andrew Normansell - Real World Magic

7th Sep 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Andrew Normansell has been well established as an entertainer, magician and mentalist for over twenty five years, and has performed extensively both in the UK and abroad.

Club Night

Club Night

21st Sep 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Come along to our club night to discuss magic, try out new tricks and learn from other members.

The David Nixon Lecture - Steve Short

The David Nixon Lecture - Steve Short

5th Oct 2020, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Steve Short is a professional magician for weddings, corporate events and parties. He is a long time member of The Magic Circle and was recently awarded one of magic’s highest honours.

Recent / Past Events
Close-Up Competition

Close-Up Competition

2nd Dec 2019, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Close-up competition for the Roy Johnson Trophy.

If interested please contact Barry Martin secretary on 07885 959520 or email barry@theleicestermagiccircle.co.uk.

Auction Night

Auction Night

18th Nov 2019, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Find a new home for your unused magic tricks & books and take home some new ones at our members auction night.

Vinny Sagoo - Beyond Limits

Vinny Sagoo - Beyond Limits

4th Nov 2019, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Vinny Sagoo will be returning with another lecture. He has created many great effects including Word Up, Mistify and Attraction which have featured in some of the biggest magic magazines on the world.

Ferran Rizo

Ferran Rizo

21st Oct 2019, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

This is a two-hour lecture, full of practical close-up magic with cards, coins, cups, a pad and a piece of paper. There is a bit of everything, and there is something for everyone at any skill level. The tricks presented in the lecture are taken from his own professional act, so it is practical magic at its very best, tried and tested over the years

Morgan & West - Parlour Tricks

Morgan & West - Parlour Tricks

7th Oct 2019, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Morgan and West are Magicians, Time Travellers and all round spiffing Chaps!  Morgan & West have fooled Penn & Teller (Fool Us ITV 1), competed to be the Next Great Magician (ITV 1), and even attempted to escape The Slammer (CBBC).

Fifty Shades of Sparkes

Fifty Shades of Sparkes

16th Sep 2019, 7:30pm - Braunstone Civic Centre

Simon is a Multi-Award Winning Magician with over 30 years experience of delighting audiences young and old with his unique blend of Comedy and Magic.