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March meeting

5th March 2019

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: Clock House Methodist Church Hall

March meeting

AGM

We’ll get the necessary stuff out of the way as rapidly as possible and move on to …

Speed Dating (!)

Just as in speed dating or Business Networking you get 3 minutes to sell yourself – however this time you will be showing a magic trick – the person opposite from you will then show you one.

You will then have a minute to give each other feedback and then one of you will move on.

You can do the same trick 10 times or change it after 3 rounds so you get feedback on other routines that you do.

It means you will all be doing some magic.

April meeting

2nd April 2019

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: Clock House Methodist Church Hall

April meeting

Fool Us!

Do you have what it takes to fool the judges?

Prizes for those that fool ’em, and overall winner for the best Fool Us of the evening.

May meeting

7th May 2019

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: Clock House Methodist Church Hall

May meeting

Dealer Dem – Martin Peirce

In Martins lecture he will perform and explain many of his pet routines.

  • 5-4-3-2-1, a Just Chance routine that can be done impromptu. 5 unmarked envelopes and a borrowed £10 note lead to an entertaining shredding extravaganza with the spectator fairly making all the choices before safely retrieving their money.
  • Paranormal is a lovely strong and easy to do effect with the emphasis on your helper. An ESP deck is mixed and the spectator freely chooses which cards to pair on 3 seperate occasions, one matching pair would be good, 2 would be amazing, 3 would mean they are Paranormal. I think you can guess the outcome.
  • Upside Down Powder. A borrowed shuffled deck is used in a Do As I Do performance, using some miraculous Upside Down Powder 2 completely free chosen cards are brilliantly revealed. No sleights, no funny moves, no gimmicks, just awesome magic.
  • Signs Of Business. The best magical way to hand over your business card that is guaranteed to be remembered by your audience. Have them choose any one of your business cards (free choice) from a straight line on the table by placing a pen on it. This is then shown to be the only unsigned business card amongst them, you then take the pen from the card and sign it for them. So strong and so easy to do.
  • Noted. A gambling routine that involves lots of audience participation. You give an opportunity for a lucky participant to win £10 and then place a small bottle of gin over it. A deck of cards is shuffled by 4 spectators before the game begins and not touched by the performer. Then follows lots of entertaining byplay involving serial numbers, loose change and some impossible looking magic. A fantastic double prediction ending ensures that you safely keep your money and your gin. Virtually self working and a great worker.
  • The Chocolate Challenge. A volunteer is chosen and they are then placed in a Psychic Sweet Shop with lots of goodies all around them and £1 to spend. A prediction is placed on the table in a box as your helper makes all the totally fair decisions. In the end they select one chocolate bar and the prediction box is then opened, incredibly it contains this sweet. Then a brilliant kicker finish, the prices of every chocolate bar in the Psychic Sweet Shop are revealed to show that this was the only bar that they could afford with their £1.

June meeting

4th June 2019

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: Clock House Methodist Church Hall

June meeting

Colonel Custard

Paul Megram – (AKA Colonel Custard) Brings an all new lecture on family entertainment. Last time it was all about the BUSINESS now it’s time for the SHOW. Paul performs every routine on a regular basis, showing trick handling & performance techniques.

It is no dealer dem but he will have a few original products to buy at the end of the lecture.

July meeting

2nd July 2019

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: Clock House Methodist Church Hall

July meeting

Close-up Competition

August meeting

6th August 2019

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: Clock House Methodist Church Hall

August meeting

It’s a mystery

No, seriously. It’s so mysterious even we don’t know what’s happening.

September meeting

3rd September 2019

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: Clock House Methodist Church Hall

September meeting

It’s a mystery

No, seriously. It’s so mysterious even we don’t know what’s happening.

October meeting

1st October 2019

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: Clock House Methodist Church Hall

October meeting

It’s a mystery

No, seriously. It’s so mysterious even we don’t know what’s happening.

November meeting

5th November 2019

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: Clock House Methodist Church Hall

November meeting

Stage Competition

December meeting

3rd December 2019

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: Clock House Methodist Church Hall

December meeting

Christmas Party