Coming up here at the Lounge on 7 June is a lecture by Lee Smith. Lee is a professional magician with many years’ experience performing at events from private parties, weddings and balls through to corporate events such as trade shows, promotions and corporate parties.
The subject of the lecture is walkabout magic. It will feature routines from Lee’s working repertoire plus lots of hints and tips on audience management, pocket management, and working in the real world.
For more information check out Lee’s website: http://www.walkaboutmagic.com. (There’s a ‘magicians’ only’ section with a password any magician worth his salt should be able to ride with ease.)
Admission is £10, but free to paid-up members of the Sheffield Circle of Magicians. Doors open at 7.08 p.m., and the event starts at 7.30 at The Magick Lounge, 82 Broad Street, Sheffield S2 5TG. Don’t miss it.
Another recent visitor to The Lounge was Andrew Normansell. Here he performs ‘Forced Option’ from his book The Man Who Would Be King and ‘Twisting Dai Vernon’ from his DVD 100% Commercial Close-up Magic.
(The clip intro might not look very exciting, but it was the result of a couple of hours struggle with Adobe After Effects… a great program but not exactly intuitive.)
Another ‘Saturday Session’ video. Here you’ll see Chris Clarke presenting his ‘Pounded’ coin through table at The Magick Lounge. (More stock on its way! No table provided.)
Our astute reader will have noticed that we have been adding a few Saturday Sessions videos to our YouTube Channel. They aren’t like proper magic videos as they’re simply shot with a single hand-held camera and no special lighting… actually, come to think of it that is like most magic videos (but not Magick videos, of course).
This is Adam Bell performing his own routine Kingdom Come, which first appeared in Al Smith‘s Abacus magazine. (If anyone has the issue reference to hand please add it below.)
If you’d like to see more of these, add your comments below. Or if you’re visiting The Magick Lounge why not come prepared to be added to our growing showcase of illustrious performers? (It’s not just Adam, you know.)
The next lecture here at the Lounge is ‘Goodies Galore’ by Sean Goodman. This will include performances and explanations of Sean’s close-up magic and mentalism as well as information on the important business side of magic we so often overlook. Sean’s website can be found at www.simplymagic.co.uk . It promises to be an interesting and entertaining evening.
Admission is £10, but free to paid-up members of the Sheffield Circle of Magicians. Doors open at 7.10 p.m., and the event starts at 7.30 at The Magick Lounge, 82 Broad Street, Sheffield S2 5TG.
“Sean Goodman’s unassuming stage presence belies a showman’s deadly accuracy with magic…” The Eastern Daily Press.