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New time and Place for meetings

A reminder to members that beginning in September we will be meeting on the third Tuesday of the month at Firehall No. 2 on Happy Valley Road.

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50th Anniversary Magic Spectacular!

The Victoria Magic Circle

50th Anniversary Magic Spectacular!

What do you get when you take some of BC’s finest practitioners of magic and mystery and put them all together into one incredible show? You get an unbelievable evening of family fun that will have you laughing, cheering and shaking your head in disbelief.

Celebrating their 50th Anniversary in the city, the Victoria Magic Circle invited 8 of the top magicians and magical entertainers in BC to be a part of this very special Magic Spectacular. Many different styles of magic and illusion will be on display from intimate sleight of hand to hilarious comedy magic to stunning large scale .

This is a show for the whole family, featuring a veritable who’s who of the Victoria magic scene. Many of the top pro’s in the city will perform plus special guest star – World Champion of Magic – Shawn Farquhar. Shawn has been featured around the globe on stage and television including the Ellen Show, Penn and Teller’s “Fool Us”

The Victoria Magic Circle is a local organization that brings together people who are interested in the art of magic. At their monthly meetings they discuss and learn about the art and performance of magic and they also host several shows for the public each year. You can learn more about the club at

The 50th Anniversary Magic Spectacular takes place on May 29th at the MacPherson Theatre with just one performance at 7:00pm. Tickets are available at the MacPherson Theatre Box Office or online at Don’t miss out on this amazing show. Get your tickets now, before they disappear…

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Kainoa Harbottle Lecture

Sunday Feb 28 7:00pm at the Harbour Towers
Kainoa Harbottle


We’re super happy and fortunate to be hosting none other than Kainoa Harbottle 😀. This absolute master of coin magic (among many other disciplines) will be here in Victoria for your viewing pleasure on Sunday February 28 at the Harbor Towers Hotel at 7pm. Cost is still only $20 for members and $40 for non-members. Either way it’s a steal of a deal, so Mark your calendars and be sure to show your VMC support by coming out and learning from our first guest of the year.

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Gregory Wilson Lecture November 3

Gregory Wilson will be at the Langford Fire Hall for a lecture Tuesday November 3 at 7:30 pm $20 for members and $40 for guests. This will be a lecture you will not want to miss.

Gregory Wilson is a professional thief and world class sleight-of-hand expert. For over 25 years, in over 50 different countries, he has astonished audiences with his con artistry and unexplainable psychological deceptions.

A two-time FISM award winner, Gregory Wilson is much more than a magician. He calls himself a “deceptionist” who breaks laws and stereotypes at the same time!

As a world-class sleight of hand/con artist, he earns his laughs and his living on stage, with a perfect blend of magic, illusion, comedy and audience involvement.

A prolific creator, he is responsible for a long list of best-selling commercial releases, including:

* Revolution

* Hundy 500

* The Stockholder Wallet

* Ring Leader

* Exact Change

* Pointless

* FreaKey

He has also released several classic DVDs, including:

* On The Spot

* Off The Cuff

* In Action (volumes 1 – 3)

* Double Take

His published works include the now classic “Coffee House Conjuring” series from Magic Magazine, contributions to The Magic Menu, and a chapter in Paul Harris’s Art of Astonishment, volume 1.

Please join us for our season finale of the 2015 Can-Am Conjuring Lecture Series with the one and only… Gregory Wilson!

Since this is would have been our regular meeting night the November meeting has been moved to Tuesday November 10



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