Be swept off your feet and experience real wonder at Christmas with the best from the world of magic & mind-reading and the most amazing up and coming local talent. This eclectic collection of the weird and wonderful will leave you questioning what it was you just saw; your darkest thoughts revealed, the wonder of levitation, a Rubik’s Cube solved in seconds, free will stripped away. Miracle level stunts – so irresistible you’ll be happy these performers are using their powers for good this Christmas.
Colin Cloud: The Forensic Mindreader
“Don’t worry if you have any secrets; chances are he already knows” – ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
First successful female magician on BGT, has since gone on to perform in Cirque du Soleil shows and international touring magic shows.
Described as “the Dean Martin of Magic”
Magician scientist-hybrid trained by Penn and Teller.
The Magic Circle Young Magician of the Year 2019
The recipient of the Great Lafayette Award 2019 will also be announced during the evening show.
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