The Time Warp Effect…

WATCH THE VIDEO I first presented my lecture “The Time Warp Effect”  at the first School of Busking course in 2006. It has become a keynote lecture, a true building block for street performers. Since then it has been published and has become a widely distributed article and it has benefited street performers, magicians, story... Continue Reading →

The Show Must Go On!

Our European Magic Road Tour continues. This weekend I will be performing my family magic show at a fete in Mid Wales, as will Veronica who will be storytelling and Balloon twisting before returning to Cardiff performing our street show. Then, on Tuesday we drive to Germany for one of my favorite street festivals in... Continue Reading →

Contracts and Public Liability

  For Magicians and Performers Tips and advice - get a Contract and public liability. Make it your show business policy to provide or insist on a written contract for all your engagements and gigs regardless of what it is or who it is with. A verbal contract is legally binding but sadly these days... Continue Reading →

Learning from a Street Clown

Clowns fascinate me, especially the European clowns that have the type of flair that just seemed to whisk me away to so some magical place. Their makeup was little - if any - but their charm could melt the hardest of hearts and put you in touch with the child deep inside you. Often these... Continue Reading →

Putting a Street Show Together Part 1

In previous blogs we have looked at creating a character/s, creating material, creating magical routines and now lets look at creating a show! I am going to do this in at least two parts.  This week is a little bit about my own experience in putting a show together and then in my next blog some advice and... Continue Reading →

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