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Guinness World Record for BIGGEST ever magic lesson smashed!

Delighted to say that we smashed the world record for the BIGGEST ever magic lesson last night at Fettes College in Edinburgh; the building that inspired JK Rowling’s image of Hogwarts. A very fitting venue. Massive thanks to all the performers, volunteers, staff and friends who helped make this happen – ultimately numbering almost 100!! […]

Edinburgh Fringe Festival with The Colour Ham

The Colour Ham is collaboration between a comedian (Gav), Magician (Me) and Mentalist (Colin) in a comedy sketch format. This year we premiered our brand new show at the Fringe and had a fantastic response from audiences and reviewers alike. Firstly massive thanks to all those who came to see us perform, you were one […]

Magicfest 2012 – a big success!

Delighted to say we had a fantastic 3rd MagicFest with over 5000 people coming to see shows all over Edinburgh. We were delighted to welcome Minister for Culture and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop MSP. As founder and Artistic Director of the Festival I’m so proud of what we’ve managed to accomplish. Scotland has a rich […]

May 2012 – An Amazing Month!

May 2012 was an amazing month. Here’s why; photoshoot! Worked with the ubertalented Matthew Beech to create some cracking photos. The one that you see here, dominating the page, was taken in the Elephant house in Edinburgh, the cafe that JK Rowling wrote much of Harry Potter. In my hand you may see the subtly […]

Magicfest 2012 Launches

The most awesome magic festival in the world The Edinburgh International Magic Festivallaunched its new programme for this summer at the unexpected veune of Lothian Buses Central Depot in Edinburgh. It’s a great privilege to be the artistic director and I took great pleasure in performing one of the biggest illusions that has ever been […]

Partick Thistle’s Official Magician

Found myself in the Sun newspaper being unveiled as Partick Thistle’s official magician! Partick is a wonderful club, and I highly recommend that you get along to their extremely fun match day hospitality. Food is great and your guaranteed a great day out at a very friendly Scottish football club.

2011 Summary

January 2011 This month I was lucky enough to be invited over to the world Famous Magic Castle in Los Angeles to perform for a week. It’s a real honour to have been invited over, and I was lucky enough to spend the week with fellow magicians Paul Wilson (from the BBC show “The Real […]

2010 Summary

May 2010 Off to Belfast this month as magic consultant on up and coming documentary about the Titanic. Not many people know this but cruise liners of that period were stuffed full of confidence men taking the first class passengers for a ride. I was asked to try and recreate the same scenario but this […]

2009 Summary

February 2009 I’ve just won my first every magic award! The famed Blackpool Impromptu Magic Trophy 2009! Nine applicants had less that half an hour to learn a magic trick before performing to a panel of expert judges. The judges then grade the participants on style, skill, entertainment and magic ability. My amazing presentation of […]

2008 Summary

January 2008 Session convention woo hoo! I went along only to see some proper card magicians in action, these guys were amazing. I’m really in Awe, some of these guys have been writing original card magic for years and it’s just amazing to watch. Doubles, seconds, bottoms look natural. Seeing Will Houston’s FISM act live […]