Paisley Magic Circle

Paisley Magic Circle present a Lecture by Gary James


Gary JamesPaisley Magic Circle proudly presents – ‘Mix of Tricks’, a lecture by Gary James, on;

Thursday 7th February,
at St. Ninians Church of Scotland Hall,
81-84 Blackstoun Road,
Paisley, PA3 1NR
at 7.30pm, non members £10

For more details on Gary’s lecture click here for to see the pdf…

Paisley Magic Circle Present – A Lecture by Woody Aragon


Paisley Magic Circle are proud to announce a lecture by Award winning Spanish card magician Woody Aragon. The event will take place at;

St Ninian’s Church Hall,
81-83 Blackstoun Road,
PA3 1NR on Thursday 1st November, starting at 7.30pm. £10 Non members,

Woody’s lecture will start off with a small show which will be explained in full and includes some routines and some theory behind the structure of his routines, very bad English (thanks to Lennart Green’s videos!) and routines and moves – many of which are very easy to follow, to understand and to perform.

For more information please contact Peter McLanachan.

Kilmarnock Magic Circle Interclub Night – Thursday 25th October


Kilmarnock Magic Circle invite us to their:

Kilmarnock Magic Circle Interclub Night.,
Thursday 25th October,
Barr Castle Social Club,
Heneretta street,
Galston from 7pm to 10.00pm. 
Could you please get back to us with numbers as food will be provided.
Those of you who who will be performing I ask you to think HALLOWEEN when doing the tricks.
Looking Forward to seeing you there.
Many Thanks
Graeme Taylor

Paisley Magic Circle presents – A Lecture by Shawn Farquhar


Paisley Magic Circle are proud to present a Lecture by Shawn Farquhar on Thursday 29th September at;

St. Nianians Church
83 Blackstoun Road
Ferguslie Park

Shawn Farquhar has been entertaining audiences around the globe for over two decades. His magic has been seen on Television shows like the X-Files and Highlander, in Motion Pictures like Spooky House and the Fly II, for corporate clients like IBM and Konica, and on the most luxurious cruise vessels such as Norwegian Star and Radiance of the Seas.

Recently Shawn has been a key note speaker/lecturer for the worlds best magic events including London’s famed Magic Circle, Siegfried and Roy’s World Magic Seminar and the world’s largest magic convention in Blackpool, England.

What sets him apart from every other “rabbit pulling” magic act? Just that! He’s not some rabbit pulling magic act. In fact he has been described as having “connected the skills of his talent with the passion in his heart”. Shawn offers a show that involves the audience in an experience of magic and comedy that is unparalleled.

Shawn offers a fast paced, audience participation experience that will draw everyone into an evening of entertainment you will not soon forget. As a two-time world champion of magic, Shawn knows the right blend of magic and comedy to make your guests have fun. After all…it’s his job!

Shawn’s unique look, flashy suits and infectious smile are all signs that you booked a professional. Shawn’s show is filled with incredible magic, gut busting humor and his dynamic personality which has earned him over 500 standing ovations in the last five years!

Don’t take our word. The Canadian Association of Magicians awarded Shawn the MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR in 2003 and 2010, the Pacific Coast Association of Magicians awarded him the GRAND PRIX D’HONNEUR, the International Brotherhood of Magicians awarded him both STAGE MAGICIAN and SLEIGHT OF HAND MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR, making him the ONLY magician in history to win BOTH world championships and the Olympics of Magic in Beijing, China awarded him the highest award in magic, the GRAND PRIX WORLD CHAMPION OF MAGIC in 2009!

For ticket details please contact GrahamWhyte on 10505 325998

Paisley Magic Circle Present – A Lecture by Paul Hallas


Paul Hallas is a performer, a gifted author and fabulous lecturer and he will be at Paisley Magic Circle on Thursday 3rd March.

His lecture is ‘A mixed bag consisting of magic with cards, coins and mentalism with something for everyone’.

You can see details of his lecture on his pdf flyer here…

The new address of Paisley magic circle is;

St. Ninians Church of Scotland,
81 – 83 Blackstoun Road,
Ferguslie Park,

The cost to non-members is £10.

If you intend to go please let Margaret know on 0141 882 6983 so they have an idea of numbers for catering purposes.

Paisley Magic Circle present – A Lecture by Chris Dinwoodie


Chris Dinwoodie aka, ‘Woody the magician’ will be presenting his first ever lecture on Entertaining Magic at Paisley Magic Circle on Thursday, 20th January, at St Ninians Church, 5 Baldwin Avenue, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G13 2EE at 7.30pm.

At the lecture,  E=MC2 , he’ll be releasing his brand new ebook  “Pause 4 Applause“. Plus, he has 2/3 products in the pipeline (which shall remain secret for now as he says; ‘I don’t know if they’ll be any good!’)

As Woodie says; ‘ ‘The main body of the lecture will cover Engaging Entertaining magic.  I say the main thing because I haven’t actually created the lecture yet! It will be a dangerous lecture as I’ll be talking about magic theory, with other possible subjects including psychology and business’.

I look forward to meeting you all there

All my best

Scottish Close-Up Magic Champion 2008 – 2009
Associate of the Inner Magic Circle

For more information, please follow the Paisley Magic Circle Link……

SAM’s Meeting


The next SAM’s meeting will take place on 7th November, at the Mariner Liesure Centre, Glasgow Road, Camelon, FK1 4HJ at 10.30am.

SAMS Convention 2010


All of us from Forth Valley Magic Circle had a great time at SAMS 2010 and would like to thank everyone who helped organise the event. Special thanks of course go to George and Janet. Also a big thank you to those who represented the club in the competitions, Peter Kinney and Archie Smith. Congratulations must escpecially go to William Williamson who managed to walk away with three prizes for Kilmarnock MC. Here are the results in full:

John Ramsay Rosebowl (best effect in Close Up competition) – Chris Dinwoodie (SCA)
Anne Warlock Trophy (winner of Close Up competition) – Michael Neto (Kilmarnock MC)
Max Raskin Cup (winner of Children’s Magic Competition) – William Williamson (Kilmarnock MC)
Fletcher Cup (2nd Place in Stage competition) – George Colvan (Glasgow MC)
Harold McMillan Shield (winner of Stage competition) – William Williamson (Kilmarnock MC)
Murray Wand for Showmanship – William Williamson (Kilmarnock MC)
Jack Silver Award (for best dealer) – Adrian Sullivan
Sir Alexander Cannon Trophy (winners of Ledgerdemain League) – Kilmarnock MC
Jimmy Craig Quaich – Paul Nardini

Scottish Association of Magical Societies Convention 2010


This years convention will be held in the Tontine Hotel, Greenock on Friday 30th of April till the Sunday 2nd of May. Dealers will be Adrian Sullivan, David Forrest Full 52 Productions and Jimmy Craig. Confirmed lectures are David Forrest and John Archer. Gala show Brian Jeffrey’s Fly by Nite, David Lees, Clive Moore, John Archer and Guy Barrett.

Sams convention registration desk opens at 6pm on the friday and the convention starts at 7.30 with an opening of the convention with a buffet provided followed by the president’s show and the opening of the dealers.

Geoff Williams Lecture at Paisley Magic Circle


geoffwilliamsPaisley Magic Circle are proud to present the Magic of Geoff Williams. Geoff is an award winning American magician who will be presenting a lecture with mind-blowing, sleight of hand illusions mixed with zany, offbeat comedy.

The lecture will take place on the 3rd December 2009 at 7.30pm in St Margaret’s Church Hall, Oxford Road, Renfrew. Entry for non club members is £10. Please contact Paisley Magic Circle secretary Margaret Maclean by email for more details or visit the Paisley website.