Programme

Some club nights and lectures will be held online via Zoom. Start time 7:45pm. Please contact the Programme Secretary for the link:- Kevin Hutchinson

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August 4th 2022 – Matthew Garrett Lecture (At Maiden Place)

Matthew has appeared on BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky and Cable and worked internationally for venues such as The 7 Star Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai, and The Ritz. He is multi-award winning, his previous achievements include winning the prestigious Magic Circle Close-Up Magician of The Year award. He has entertained at over 3,000 different events including for many celebrities such as John Terry’s (England Football Captain) and Alistair Cook (England Cricket Captain). Derren Brown simply says of Matthew’s Magic ‘Absolutely Amazing!’ Matthew is a Gold Star member of The Inner Magic Circle (MIMC), the highest level within the society.

www.professionalmagic.com

Magicians who are not HCMS Members are welcome at this lecture; a £15 charge will apply to any non-members attending.

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August 18th 2022 – Club Night – Self Working Magic – No Cards Allowed (On Zoom)

Bring a trick night, Self Working Magic But Not Cards

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September 1st 2022 – Andrew Normansell Lecture (At Maiden Place)

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. Andrew has authored many books on the subjects of magic and mind reading and is one of the leaders in the field of mentalism and creative thinking. Andrew has appeared at the IBM International Convention, the Swedish Magic Circle Convention with Wayne Dobson and has even appeared in the Guinness Book of Records in the Stand Up 100 in 2002. Andrew also assisted as consultant in the recent series of the BBC drama Life on Mars.

www.andrewnormansell.com/

Magicians who are not HCMS Members are welcome at this lecture; a £15 charge will apply to any non-members attending.

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September 15th 2022 – Club Night (On Zoom)

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October 6th 2022 – Halloween & Christmas Magic Preparation (At Maiden Place)

Bring along any piece of magic that you could perform at Halloween or Christmas and share with others.

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October 20th 2022 – Club Night (On Zoom)

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November 3rd 2022 – Keith Churcher Competition (At Maiden Place)

Introducing our new competition to be held annually, previously known as the “Lockdown” trophy. The competition is an open competititon and can be close up, parlour or stage magic with no time limit. Members wishing to compete should contact Kevin Hutchinson. Family and friends are welcome to attend, the more the merrier and let’s make this evening a roaring success. Doors open at 7:30pm for 8:00pm start.

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December 1st 2022 – Fish & Chip Supper (At Maiden Place)

The return of our popular Christmas Social, a “Fish & Chips” supper evening with close up magic, quizzes, games, raffle and a cabaret. Family and friends are welcome, the more the merrier.

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