Category: Magical News

Kate Kennedy Club & University of Saint Andrews

Not so long ago I performed at the procession dinner organised by University of St Andrews’ Kate Kennedy Club. The club plays a significant role in the life of the university, maintaining university traditions such as the Kate Kennedy Procession, in which students parade through the town dressed as eminent figures from the university’s history, […]

The New Saint at the Old Course Hotel St Andrews

Header downloaded from The Saint Not so long ago “The Saint” invited me to perform at their sell-out black tie event: The New Saint at The Old Course. The glamorous Hall of Champions in the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews provided the perfect backdrop to this sophisticated evening. Camilla Henfrey, business manager of The […]

Great new magical experience – magician at a Muslim wedding

Photo downloaded from Marriott Dalmahoy Hello everyone! Just last week I was booked for a very last minute gig, which happened to be a muslim wedding. Since I have never been at such a wedding before, I had no idea what to expect in terms of the schedule, the traditions, the setting and so on. […]

Wedding Industry Experts 2013 – Finalist & Winner

Hello again, First of all I would like to thank everyone who supported my participation in the Wedding Industry Experts Awards 2013 and casted their vote on me. I just got a message from Mark from WIE who told me I received a number of votes that placed me on 1st place in Aberdeen and […]

The Wizard of the North – John Anderson

John Anderson, the Aberdeenshire magician who inspired Houdini – interview for “A history” magazine Last month I was contacted by “A history” magazine, who were looking into one of the most influential Scottish magicians of all times – John Anderson. Anderson was a professional magician, born in The Mearns, Scotland. He is credited with helping […]

Harry Houdini visits Aberdeen, Scotland

In 1909 Houdini dove into Aberdeen harbour and escaped from shackles underneath the waves. On 1st July, 1909 Harry Houdini, a famous illusionist and escapologist got chained and handcuffed, and thrown into the sea in Aberdeen Harbour. Thousands of people gathered to see the unbelievable escape attempt. The prevailing storm made Houdini’s stunt even more dramatic. […]

Recently re-opened Revolution Bar Aberdeen explodes with magic

Revolution is one of the top party venues in Aberdeen, Scotland. The place just had a HUGE refurbishment in and around the bar. They also added a super-awesome beer garden with a special part with moveable roof, which is a cabrio version of beer gardens. It can be closed when it rains and open when […]

Our perception affects our reality – illusion in real life

I always say: “Magic (illusion) doesn’t happen in my hands, it happens in your head” Example: I look at my hands and I know there is a coin hidden between my fingers. At the same time a spectator looks at my hands under certain angle and believes they are completely empty. Magic? No, just two […]

SPE Offshore Europe 2013 – Evening Entertainment

Are you looking for a person, who will add the “WOW factor” to your banquet, networking event or dinner during SPE Offshore Europe 2013? Look no further! Radek Makar is a professional illusionist with years of experience in corporate entertainment. He will combine the tricks you saw on TV with the classics of magic, providing […]

Aldo & Rachel Colombini Magic in Aberdeen

Just last week I had a pleasure to attend Aldo and Rachel Colombini’s lecture at Atholl Hotel in Aberdeen. Not only did I learn great new tricks but also enjoyed world class presentations of great new ideas. Some of them will probably finally find their way into my repertoir 🙂 Although you may not recognize […]