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A daily blog providing magic related news. Interviews, reviews and online Zoom show details.
2024-05-16 22:49
On the 16-May we celebrate 4 years of the Magic Seats website! As a lock down project to provide something to do back in 2020, I had no idea that the site would grow along with furthering m… Read More
Manuel Martinez Show Review (P&O Arvia)
2024-05-16 19:21
Magicians often carve out a niche area in performance style and venue type that they perform at. Many successful magicians play regularly on cruise ships which often have fantastic facilitie… Read More
Edward Hilsum - Silver
2024-05-16 17:45
JUNE 2024 SUN 30TH, 5:00 PM EDWARD HILSUM – SILVER ABOUT On Sunday 30th June, the most exclusive private members’ club for the world’s greatest magicians, will open its d… Read More
Kane & Abel Show Review (P&O Arvia)
2024-05-10 18:33
Kane & Abel are very well known to those interested in magic and attract large crowds to their performances. The duo have been performing for more than 20 years professionally as comedy… Read More
Greyhound’s Magic Show (Hinkley)
2024-05-09 05:36
Lee Jospeh recently messaged: I am doing doing a show in Hinckley staring myself Lee Joseph Mystery Entertainer who like to do modern day and classic magic and illusion with a bit of an alt… Read More
Laura London “Cheat”
2024-05-07 13:25
The Magic Circle are advertising the last date of Laura London’s public “Cheat” show. ABOUT Laura London is one of the world's leading close up magicians, and for the fir… Read More
Current Magic Shows To Book (May 24 Update)
2024-05-01 00:00
Some more new shows have been added for the May update - some individual dates and tours added. As always, I have checked all entries for up to date links and for any new dates. Last month… Read More
2024-04-28 05:11
Nothing beats an evening of live entertainment, whether it is theatre plays, music or shows of any nature. This is one of the reasons why I enjoy promoting live magic shows online via the … Read More
2024-04-27 02:28
I have tickets to see Angus in May. He also has a new show starting in June. On social media he posted: My new show “Naughty or Neurodiverse - I’m a Mentalist” is comin… Read More
2024-04-24 10:08
Steampunk meets magic for this show. The pub/theatre website advises: PHANTASTIC PHENOMENA!Saturday 27 April 2024, 7.30pmBlack Swan TheatreTickets: £11.50 This atmospheric and en… Read More
Latest Romany Romany Shows
2024-04-23 06:03
Romany has been busy performing her show throughout the UK this year. Here are the latest dates that she is advertising. Definitely worth booking as possibly the best show I have ever seen!… Read More
DMC - May Day Of Magic 2024 (Updated)
2024-04-22 13:03
Edit - Pete Turner has been added as a headliner. A good line up has been announced for the County Durham DMC May Day of Magic. And the headliner has not even been announced yet! Officia… Read More
The Poldark Show With Angus Baskerville
2024-04-21 03:53
Magic, mind reading and comedy hypnosis comes to Rugby in Warkwickshire. As part of the Rugby Theatre Fringe Week, “The Poldark Show”, featuring Poldark and Angus Baskerville M… Read More
Kane & Abel - Magician Twinpossible
2024-04-20 05:54
Kane & Abel have announced show dates for the following months. Hoping to get a review of one of their shows completed this year for the site as a while since I reviewed their zoom sh… Read More
David Alnwick Tour Dates
2024-04-19 19:36
I’ve received the following information about new shows by David Alnwick. Dates, locations and links to purchase.   “I'm doing a lot of upcoming shows. Here's the list.&nb&hell…Read More
Congrats To Harry Merlin Piper
2024-04-14 22:38
Congrats to Harry Merlin Piper from the Magic Seats website for winning the Young Magician of the Year competition for the second year running. Well done to all those in the competition… Read More
WAYne 2 GOodman - Party Packages
2024-04-13 11:21
When it comes to entertaining children Wayne Goodman is the perfect choice. Website here. ​Wayne's ability to adapt his performance to suit all age groups means he stands out as the… Read More
2024-04-07 20:15
SUN 5TH MAY, 6:00 PM FAY PRESTO & FRIENDS General and VIP tickets available. The Magic Circle are adverting the following: Join us at The Magic Circle for a truly astonishing special… Read More
2024-03-31 17:10
The Curious Cabaret are advertising their line up of shows till August. It only includes the fabulous Romany Diva of Magic as well as many other excellent performers. If you haven't seen Rom… Read More
2024-03-30 23:19
The British Ring No.25 of the IBM is organising their annual "Picnic At The Barn". Taking place on the 26-May, which is a Bank Holiday weekend. As a member of the British Ring, I can get a… Read More
2024-03-30 18:40
David Michaels and Thomas Dixon are hosting a new monthly magic show. Each month joined by a mystery guest artist on the first Thursday of every month. Book via the official ticketing site… Read More
Ben Hart London Dates Announced
2024-03-26 17:11
Ben has announced on FaceBook today (26-Mar) some new July 2024 dates in London. Visit this site to book. London dates! This show will be a chance for my London fans and friends to catc… Read More
Magic Circle - Kids Show Live
2024-03-22 21:57
Currently on sale, children's magic show at The Magic Circle theatre in London. Bring the children along for a magical afternoon full of fun and astonishment…starring, each week, on… Read More
New Justin Willman Netflix Show
2024-03-21 21:15
Care of - they have reported a brand new Justin Willman show. Netflix has announced that The Magic Prank Show with Justin Willman, a new series from magician and comedian Just… Read More
One Night Only: Woody Aragon
2024-03-13 21:06
The Magic Circle are adverting this event. This coming Spring, The Magic Circle is proud to kick off a new series of one-person intimate shows in our magnificent theatre featuring some of… Read More
2024-03-10 20:46
Sometime ago I did a review of magic streaming sites that are available to magicians to learn. A new site has since been launched by the excellent Alakazam magic shop. A video streaming s… Read More
2024-03-09 18:40
Posted on FaceBook by The Scottish Association Of Magical Societies. Tickets on sale for the magic and variety show on 4th May at Barrfields Theatre, Largs Bring your friends and family… Read More
2024-03-06 17:21
I was able to attend last years TMC convention and it was brilliant. Date wise, I cannot attend this year but jealous of those who can. Debbie McGee is lecturing for starters. Wow. Prices… Read More
Stars Of The Magic Circle Show
2024-03-05 19:17
The Magic Circle has announced a new show running from the 3rd to 6th of April. Tickets now available here. Join us this Easter for a celebration of magic with an incredible line-up of som… Read More
DMC - May Day Of Magic 2024
2024-02-23 17:34
A good line up has been announced for the County Durham DMC May Day of Magic. And the headliner has not even been announced yet! Official write up below and link to DMC pages for more deta… Read More
New - Hudson & Hudson Show
2024-02-22 17:06
The comedy crate announced some exciting news. Another Hudson & Hudson show. Returning to The Comedy Crate Weekender this July! Hudson & Hudson Alan Hudson is one of Britain&rsqu&hell…Read More
Ali Cook - Principles Of Deception
2024-02-21 21:25
This is a rare chance to see Ali Cook perform. Two dates have been announced so far at the Royal & Derngate theatre in Northampton. Taking place on the 5th and 6th of July. I have my t… Read More
Magic Inc Presents
2024-02-19 17:34
Three top magicians who are all members of The Magic Circle are performing in Oadby in Leicester on the 5th of April. Pete Whitmore, David Leeson and Ian Gamage are "Magic In Mind". With m… Read More
IBM 2024 Convention Update - Llandudno
2024-02-17 11:04
The IBM have today announced their first acts for Llandudno in September! I really cannot wait for this. Max Fuller is brilliant and I saw him perform at BMC 23. And while I have seen Richa… Read More
WMA - Magic Convention 2024
2024-02-16 21:08
It seems that we are being spoilt rotten with so many Magic Conventions this year. While I have been unable to attend BMC this year, I am looking forward to the IBM conference later in the… Read More
My New Club - Leicester Magic Circle
2024-02-14 00:26
Last year, I was looking for a new magic club. My previous magic club had unfortunately closed down at the beginning of 2023. I decided to take my time and join a club in my area that best m… Read More
Luke Jermay’s Summer Season Of Magic
2024-02-11 17:02
I received an interesting email from magician Luke Jermay. The email update advised that he had worked on a new show for over the last two years, his first new show in over 5 years which w… Read More
The Magic Circle History Day 2024
2024-02-04 01:27
£54.00 members £60.00 non-members (Tickets on sale soon) The Magic Circle History Day is taking place at The Magic Circle Head Quarters, 12 Stephenson Way, Euston, London, NW1 2… Read More
Current Magic Shows To Book (Feb 24 Update)
2024-01-31 23:12
2024 has got off to a good start with new tours being announced by West End Magic, High Jinx/Michael Jordan and incoming dates are promised by Matricks and illusion impossible. This list bel… Read More
West End Magic - 2024 Tour Dates Released
2024-01-27 17:34
After a successful tour in 2023 to celebrate 10 years of West End Magic, new tour dates for 2024 which include the Leicester Square Theatre in London have been released. The show has been ru… Read More
Nottingham: Magicians To Book
2024-01-24 23:55
To gain more information about listed magicians, please visit their websites for contacts, services and areas that they can travel to. In alphabetical order:Alex Michael Member of Equity… Read More
2023-12-28 12:17
It is unbelievable that the website completes another year. A year of many shows and some conventions which provided opportunities for reviews on this site. Finally I got to go to BMC a… Read More
Dynamo Is Dead - Mini Review
2023-12-14 23:29
The latest TV special from UK magician Dynamo was broadcast live on Sky TV on Thursday 16-Dec from 9pm. Available to download and watch if you missed via Sky TV and Now TV. The 2 hour spe… Read More
New Tenyo Store
2023-12-11 12:09
Tenyo can sometimes be hard to get hold of when an item is popular. A new store by Tenyo has opened and they do ship to the UK. Prices seem good and they have the four new releases. Ple… Read More
Current Magic Shows To Book (Dec 23 Update)
2023-12-09 22:36
Here are the main performers/artists that I am aware of that are touring if you are looking for a little magic in your life. This list has been revised and updated for December 2023. Let m… Read More
2023-12-04 17:31
The latest Dynamo special hits TV screens next week. Coming 14 December to Sky Max and NOW, airing live at 9pm The two-hour special, Dynamo is Dead, will follow the magician’s journey… Read More
2023-11-29 17:08
Last year, I had tickets and I was unable to attend due to illness. Fingers crossed for this year as the show features Hudson & Hudson who are both fab. What a great line up. Book via… Read More
New -Non Magic Content Has A New Home
2023-11-26 00:21
Earlier this year, Magic Seats started posting some non magic content as an experiment. An opportunity to write content beyond magic. While I had always enjoyed writing about magic, I want… Read More
2023-11-25 01:18
Magician and TV presenter Stephen Mulhern has taken over the reigns of the tv quiz show. Originally on channel 4 with Noel Edmond's, the show is now on ITV/ITVX after a rest since 2016.Ea… Read More
2023-11-24 22:56
October and November so far has actually been quite busy on the magic front. I joined the Leicester Magic Circle after visiting them to see their Oliver Tabor lecture in early Oct (reviewed… Read More
Short Readership Survey
2023-11-19 20:17
The site is always looking at ways to improve. If you can take a few moments to complete this survey, it will be much appreciated. We will use the answers as an opportunity to get to know ou… Read More
McDonalds - What Is Going On?
2023-11-18 23:34
McDonald's is one of the most famous brands in the world. So well known, most of us are familiar with all their menu items. Most of us being able to order without reference to any menu… Read More
“Magic New Zealand” E-Zine
2023-11-17 13:52
I have just discovered a brilliant new source of magic news that you will likely be interested in. thanks to the British IBM group on FaceBook which mentioned this brilliant news source… Read More
Natalia Love Interview -
2023-11-02 22:33
Since Magic Seats started running interviews, we have always been keen to chat with magician and ventriloquist Natalia Love. Natalia Love is a talented magician who works within the corpora… Read More
2023-11-02 19:01
You Tube is of course a very popular channel for creators, with a wide variety of programming available. While I course love watching magic related content, I also enjoy watching travel vl… Read More
Current Magic Shows To Book (Nov 23 Update)
2023-11-01 23:55
Here are the main performers/artists that I am aware of that are touring if you are looking for a little magic in your life. This list has been revised and updated for November 2023. An ex… Read More
2023-10-29 17:26
This year I started to collect the Tintin range of books. Like many, I have fond memories of these books as a child and I was keen to own a set of the books. They will look good on the shelv… Read More
2023-10-20 22:29
Magic Seats is now a WhatsApp channel! Known as an established social media chat platform, they started supporting channels this year. A great new medium to send updates and alerts to follo… Read More
Magic Fest 2023 Programme Launch
2023-10-19 16:22
Magic Fest emailed Magic Seats today with the following: Now On Sale! MagicFest is back for Christmas! Close up illusions to big stage shows - workshops to magic lectures - bring friends and… Read More
Pete Firman - TrikTok Review (Spoiler Free)
2023-10-14 09:42
Having seen many magicians perform over the years, the opportunity to see Pete had passed me by up till now. I knew roughly what to expect but certainly wasn't expecting it to be as good as… Read More
UK Online Magic Lessons/Videos/Learning
2023-10-09 18:13
Only a few years ago, it was difficult to find more than a few UK magic streaming sites that offered video lessons and even zoom and group lessons. Dependant on what you were after, you pos… Read More
Echo Dot 5 Deal On Amazon UK
2023-10-06 20:49
During the Summer I ordered an Exho Dot 5 while on a special offer of £21.99 and wrote up a review here. Well the good news is that the device is now on a limited time deal again of… Read More
Children’s Magic Advent Calendar
2023-10-04 21:04
Unbelievably that time of year creeps slowly closer when we start preparing for Christmas. This year, a Christmas magic advent calendar is on sale by Amazon here. It can be a bit hit a… Read More

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