Programme

February 22nd 2018 – Bill Hammersley Close-up Competition

Our annual competition will be held on this evening for the Bill Hammersley Trophy for close up magic and the Burford Trophy for originality. 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 like last year’s competition.


March 1st 2018 – Magic Box

Back by popular request. A box of mystery items will be handed to teams to be decided on the evening, who will then come up with routines and tricks using the props provided. A fun filled and friendly improv competition for all members, please support this as you would a visiting lecturer. This will be a fun and informal evening and a chance to get to get to know the other club members better.


March 15th 2018 – Boris Wild Lecture

Boris Wild is one of the most renowned French magicians in the world. He is an international performer, author, creator and lecturer. His specialty is close-up magic, a top-level performance happening a few inches only from your eyes! Boris gained the title of “French Champion of Magic” by winning the Grand Prix AFAP. He also won awards at the FISM World Championships of Magic and the Monte Carlo Magic Stars. He has appeared on many French and international TV shows: Le Plus Grand Cabaret du Monde (five appearances), Magic Show at the Lido, Magic Night at the Paradis Latin, Champions of Magic (USA), International Close-up Show (China).

www.boriswild.com

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


April 19th 2018 – Greg Wilson Lecture

The ever popular Greg Wilson returns for his third lecture at the HCMS. Greg is a 2 time FISM-winning magician, close up performer and an author of many instructional videos including ‘Ring Leader’, ‘On the Spot’, ‘Hundy 500’ etc. He has been hailed as one of THE most creative thinkers in magic. Greg has enough material to cover practically every genre of close-up magic. He was born and lives in the USA but he travels widely. According to his web site he has performed and lectured in over 40 countries and over 1,000 cities outside the USA.

www.gregorywilson.com

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


May 3rd 2018 – Club Night

Home Counties Magical Society

Details to follow.


May 17th 2018 – AGM (Members only)

Home Counties Magical Society


June 7th 2018 – Club Night

Home Counties Magical Society

Details to follow.


June 21st 2018 – Steve Rowe Lecture

Details to follow.