We are pleased to be hosting the 16th International Magic Festival this October. There is a tremendous line up of world renowned entertainers, magicians and illusionists taking to the stage, with something for everyone to enjoy. Don’t miss out on our sensational celebration of all things magic!
The first evening (Friday 11 October) will feature the award-winning Maga Gisell, from Spain, with her unique theatrical act, French magician Olmac, who has performed in more than 20 countries, award-winning Welsh illusionists Safire and compere Mark Shortland, one of the top stand-up and cabaret magicians in the UK. Joining the show from the US is resident magician at Hollywood’s world-famous Magic Castle, Mike Pisciotta, and Nate Staniforth, who has appeared on ITV’s Next Great Magician and the Discovery Channel’s Breaking Magic.
Saturday night will see a new line-up take to the stage, including the only magician to win Britain’s Got Talent, Richard Jones, member of the Inner Magic Circle with gold star Laura London, and Adam Black, who is the current Magic Circle Young Magician of the Year. You will also be able to enjoy a performance by Spanish magician and Penn and Teller: Fool Us champion Xulio Merino, along with high energy illusions from Matricks – who have performed at a variety of high profile events and venues. Compere Steve Hewlett, who impressed Britain’s Got Talent judges with his ventriloquism, will also perform at the show.
Find out more about the performers at www.southtyneside.gov.uk/magicfestival, and don’t forget there’s also the Family Magic Extravaganza on Thursday 10 October.
The Magic Festival is organised by South Tyneside Council and magician Steve Gore, supported by BBC Newcastle and sponsored by The Customs House and Magicbox.
Price: from £13.00
Venue: Main Auditorium