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Tickets are selling FAST!

The Melbourne Magic Festival starts THIS MONDAY and already a LOT of shows in WEEK 1 have SOLD OUT! If you were thinking of going to the CLOSE UP MAGIC GALA THE NICK KAY LECTURE THE OPEN MIC NIGHT They are now all SOLD OUT THE LANEWAY THEATRE EXPERIENCE THE DAVENPORT SEANCE THE...
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Applications Now Open!

Each year The Melbourne Magic Festival hosts two categories of The Australian Junior Championships: The Stage Magic Championship, and The Close Up Magic Championship. Past champions have gone on to present their own solo shows both here and at other festivals, while others have...
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Exciting News!

From April 19 to April 30 Magic Fans will be able to get early access to Melbourne Magic Festival show tickets at 20% off! On May 1, when the tickets go on sale to everyone, they revert to their regular prices. By registering for our pre-sale, not only will you get 20% off but...
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Applications for MMF 2021 now open

Welcome to 2021 and only 178 days away from the start of the next Melbourne Magic Festival! As promised, here is the online application for those wanting to produce a show in the Festival Hub CLICK HERE The Producer Guide can be found HERE Pics and Videos of the Hub can be found...
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The AIM Junior Showcase is coming

Every year during the Melbourne Magic Festival, we are proud to present a showcase performance of our AIM Junior Magicians celebrating their progress in the art of magic. Of course, thanks to Covid, this was not possible to do live this year so we are going virtual. On Saturday,...
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Ron Dorre

We are very saddened at the news of the passing of beloved AIM Member Ron Dorre. Ron was instrumental in the success of The Australian Institute of Magic as a very pro-active committee member, and he was key to the growth of the Melbourne Magic Festival as our main videographer...
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The Melbourne Magic Festival – 2 weeks to go!

Less than two weeks to go now before the 2019 Melbourne Magic Festival begins. Make sure you BOOK NOW for your favourite shows because many are already SOLD OUT! LU CHEN: LIVE IN MELBOURNE – July 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13 – SOLD OUT THE MMF STAGE GALA SHOW – July 1...
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The future of magic

Last night at Arts Centre Melbourne, AIM Juniors we saw the competitors in The Australian Junior Championships of Magic testing out their magic together for the first time. Josh Staley gave some excellent coaching advice while Lee Cohen helped them prepare for what, for some of...
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You won’t believe what he does with the last beer!

Dom Chambers, former Australian Junior Champion of Magic, has finally exposed himself to the world by auditioning for America’s Got Talent. Judging by the judges reactions, and the 49,000 positive comments his YouTube clip (which has almost 2.5 million hits in just one day)...
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Earlybird Tickets on sale now

But only until March 31! Book now for your favourite Melbourne Magic Festival shows and save up to 50%!   CLICK HERE
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Week 2 of the Melbourne Magic Festival

The magic continues at The Melba Spiegeltent with a whole new batch of shows coming for the second week! If you loved the shows last week, you’re going to have your minds blown this week!   SHOWS AT THE FESTIVAL HUB (35 Johnston St, Collingwood) SHOWS AT SATELLITE...
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Melbourne Magic Festival starts next week

And boy, are we excited!!! In addition to the classic MMF favourites: Best of the Magic Fest, MagicSports, The Galas and Tim Credible’s shows,  there are SO MANY new and exciting events to get into this year – PLUS it’s in our brand new hub the incredible Melba...
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Win tix to PUFFS the play!

Fellow wizard fans! Puffs the Play has opened to rave reviews, do yourself a favour and check it out! Now playing at The Alex Theatre, St Kilda. The record breaking smash off-Broadway hit now in its second year comes to Melbourne. The New York Times says Puffs “Exudes a jovial...
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Calling All Junior Magicians!

Join the next generation of fresh magicians as they compete for the titles of Australian Junior Champion of Stage Magic and Australian Junior Champion of Close Up Magic. A highlight of the Melbourne Magic Festival, and for first time at Arts Centre Melbourne, the Championships...
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Learn magic these school holidays!

If you’ve ever wanted to learn the art of magic, or if you already are a magician and would like to improve, there’s no better time than these school holidays and no better place than the Melbourne Magic Festival   If you’re aged between 5 and 15 years, try...
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