Formation
The Forth Valley Magic Circle was formed in 1978. The early meetings were held in Woodlands High School, Falkirk. The Circle later moved to Grahamstone United, Boys Club, Thornhill Road, Falkirk. The original members included: Eric McDonald, Jim Wilson and Michael Breck.

Later Years
Later members included : Hugh Gilles, Peter Hynds, Val LeVall, Nick Richmond, Shirley Ray

Nick Richmond joined the club in 1993. He became Secretary in 1995 and served as secretary until 1999 when Nick returned to England. He was presented with a Life Membership for services to the club. During his time with the club Nick introduced an updated Constitution, a new Logo, Membership badges and a formalised programme of events.

Club Badges
The club have designed two club badges. The first one designed by Erik McDonald. The second was by Nick Richmond.

Competitions
The club and members have won some of the competitions organized by The Scottish Association of Magical Societies.

Cannon Trophy 1987

Anne Warlock Cup
Stuart Clarkson 1993

McMillan Shield
Shirley Ray 1993

Murray Wand
Shirley Ray 1992

Max Raskin Cup
Peter Kinney 2009

Harold MacMillan Shield
Peter Kinney 2011

Fletcher Cup
Elliot Bibby 2013

Ann Warlock Trophey
Elliot Bibby 2015

Presidents of SAMS
Eric McDonald, Hugh Gillies

References
Eric McDonald, Nick Richmond, Abracadabra

Our thanks to Jim Cuthbert and Nick Richmond for providing us with this information