Kevin McMahon

PREVIEW – Edinburgh International Magic Festival 2012

Edinburgh International Magic Festival 2012 launched A sensory feast awaits this summer as The Edinburgh International Magic Festival casts its spell across the Capital and promises to take you to the extreme end of visual theatre. Attracting over 30 performers from eight countries including: France, Germany, Portugal, Australia, Italy, New Zealand, Ukraine and the UK, […]

EVENT – Edinburgh International Magic Festival, 1st – 8th July 2011

Tickets now on sale for the second Edinburgh International Magic Festival    As if by magic, the sun was shining on Edinburgh today as the Festival Theatre played host to the sort of people who could make that happen. Magicians and aficionados alike gathered this morning for the launch of this year’s Edinburgh International Magic Festival, […]

REVIEW – International Magic Festival Gala, Lyceum Theatre.


   By Elliot Bibby  From dancing brush handles to quick-change artists, the Edinburgh Magic Festival drew to a close with a spectacular gala show last night in the Royal Lyceum Theatre. The 2-hour performance showcased the talents of six performers and two socks entertaining the packed theatre.  Compered by the very funny Gavin Oattes, it […]

FEATURE – Edinburgh International Magic Festival seance at Mary King’s Close

It’s a kind of magic The last time we visited Edinburgh’s fascinating Mary King’s Close, we were in the company of paranormal investigators and psychic mediums. Last night, we were accompanied by mind readers and magicians, as part of the launch of the Edinburgh International Magic Festival. So, were the magicians able to conjure up […]

EVENT – Magic Festival Gala Finale, 11th July 2010

Do you believe in Magic? From 7th – 11th July, Edinburgh is playing host to the first ever Edinburgh International Magic Festival, culminating in a Magic and Variety Gala Show on the 11th July at the Royal Lyceum Theatre. Featuring some of the best of The Inaugural Magic Festival 2010, world renowned acts and a […]

PREVIEW – Edinburgh International Magic Festival 7-11 July 2010

We love a good festival at Edinburgh Spotlight and we are excited at the forthcoming Edinburgh International Magic Festival which is debuting this year from 7th – 11th July 2010.  Illusionists, hypnotists and mind readers will descend upon the capital, as the festival gets into swing across the city.  Tickets are on sale now and there are […]