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Melbourne’s newest magic venue!

The Laneway Theatre, Australia’s only custom-built close up magic venue, opens in two weeks. You can keep up to date with what’s on and how to book it for your next private event by CLICKING HERE, but until then… here are some sneak peek pics to whet your appetite.  
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Simon in New York

Simon Coronel is about to commence a season of 12 shows in New York, and they are already almost sold out! Simon will be performing his Melbourne Magic Festival show ‘Glitches in Reality’ as part of the Adirondack Theatre Festival and The Post Star ran a great...
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Magicians at Work – May Show

On Wednesday 10th, 8 ‘Magicians at work’ were put on display at The Channel, a beautiful little venue at the Arts Centre; the new home of The Australian Institute of Magic. A fantastic audience were treated to some new, never-been-seen-before routines, in this...
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Congratulations John Taylor

Master Illusionist John Taylor has been selected as Oceania’s representative at FISM in 2018. John will be the first Australian in history to compete in the category Grand Illusions, and will perform some of his own original creations. Every three years FISM stages The...
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A new home for AIM

Announced tonight at our March ‘Magicians At Work’ Show was the exciting news that The Australian Institute of Magic is now meeting at Art Centre Melbourne! Throughout the rest of 2017 we will hold both our monthly sessions and our AIM Juniors Classes at The Channel,...
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Adelaide Fringe Festival has 19 magic shows!

18 different magic shows will appear at the Adelaide Fringe Festival this year – is that a record? Lots to choose from between February 17 and March 19. Just click on the images below for more information.                  ...
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Perth Fringe World is filled with magic!

There’s so much magic happening this January and February in Perth it may well be worth a flight over from the east coast to check it out! Take a look at some of the local and international stars of magic on offer this year! Just click on any of the images below for full...
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The Magic Manor

I have just returned from what is, without a doubt, the BEST permanent magic attraction in Australia. In fact, it ranks right up there with the very best in the world. MAGIC MANOR is located in the A MAZE’N’THINGS complex on Phillip Island, about 90 minutes drive from...
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Josh Staley hosts Magicians At Work

This is the SECOND LAST Magic Night EVER to be held at Dane Certificate’s before it closes at the end of the year so DON’T MISS OUT! Hosted by Josh Staley, tonight’s artists include Micky Sharon, Julian Berghella, Lucas Kogaki, Liam Jumpertz, Dane Certificate,...
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A new world record!

Last month a team of magicians from The Melbourne Magic Festival set out to do the impossible – to break the 12 year record of 75 hours for the world’s longest non-stop magic show. We are pleased to report THEY DID IT! Not only did they set a new record, they raised...
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World’s Longest Magic Show

Melbourne Magicians Seek to Break ‘Unbreakable’ 12 Year Record in support of Variety – The Children’s Charity. In 2016, a group of ambitious and dedicated Australian magicians will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the World’s Longest Magic Show with a...
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Anthony Laye – Premonition

Special discount ticket offer for this week only! Book now to see ANTHONY LAYE. Can he really see into the future? Or maybe he’s just playing with human perception? Whatever the case, when you experience the mind-bending talents of Anthony Laye, you’ll forever question what you...
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Magic at The Comedy Festival

While it’s not as exciting to magic fans as The Melbourne Magic Festival, this year The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is featuring several of our favourite magicians!   MAGICSPORTS – The completely improvised magical version of “Whose Line Is It...
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MagicSports preview on March 8

At the next Magicians At Work night we’re in for a real treat as it will include a preview of the upcoming Melbourne International Comedy Festival Show – MAGICSPORTS! At 7.15pm you’ll head into the theatre and take the best seat in the house as you prepare for a 60...
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Magicians At Work – This Tuesday Night!

After a break in January, our MELBOURNE MAGIC NIGHTS are back with a brand new format! MAGICIANS AT WORK takes a peek behind the velvet curtain and allows you to see magicians creating brand new illusions. YOU will be at the cutting edge of magic and discover whether our artists...
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