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Gary James: Wonderland

Enjoy a fast-paced family-friendly show with jaw-dropping magic inspired by wide-eyed childhood memories and a career in entertainment.

Gary James: Wonderland

About Gary James: Wonderland

Enjoy a fast-paced family-friendly show with jaw-dropping magic inspired by wide-eyed childhood memories and a career in entertainment.

In WONDERLAND Gary captures the excitement and mystery from his childhood visits to the legendary Lothian Road store by the same name. Who’d have thought that family trips to this shop as a child would have inspired a life in entertainment?

With countless TV appearances under his belt, Gary even made JK Rowling ‘appear’ by magic at Edinburgh Castle for the launch of the first Harry Potter book!

Two times past president of the Edinburgh Magic Circle (EMC)
Twice awarded EMC ‘Magician of the Year’
Awarded the “Murray Wand” for showmanship by Scottish Association of Magic Societies
Awarded Inner Magic Circle Membership with Silver Star

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