Working On A New Magic Trick

Waking Up With A New Idea I woke up last Wednesday with the perfect premise for a piece of magic in mind and spent the morning brainstorming where I could go with it but sat there at my desk with all my props around me, I kept picking my deck of cards up. Don’t get […]

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Top Tips For Children’s Party Success

As well as everything you’ve been reading on this website about the magic I perform for adults, I also absolutely love performing The Magic Matt Show for children which I do hundreds of times each year. Kid’s parties can be an absolute nightmare to run if you don’t know what you’re doing so in between […]

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The Best Wedding Entertainment For A Memorable Day

It probably wont surprise you that approximately 50% of my work is entertaining the guests at weddings. I absolutely love performing at them and in my time I’ve seen it all. Big weddings, small weddings, weddings in the back gardens of Yorkshire and weddings in million Euro mansions across Europe, I’ve even performed at a […]

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3 magicians make it to the Britains Got Talent 2017 Grand Final

Three Out Of Four BGT Finalist Are Magicians

Three Out Of The Four Confirmed Finalists Of BGT Are Magicians Last night saw the 2nd semi-final of Britain’s Got Talent 2017 and following 2 successful years for magic acts, it’s no surprise there were a lot more auditioning this year than normal, or at least more of a high (or embarrassingly low) enough standard […]

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Magic & Physics, Hand In Hand?

Magic & Physics, Hand in Hand?

I often get asked how my former job as a Physics teacher and lifelong obsession with magic go together as they are two completely different things. One deals with reality and explains the world around us with facts to prove how things work, the other acts to disprove those very facts. I’m going to concentrate on […]

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Is You Tube Really Killing Magic?

A few magicians have mentioned lately that they believe the popularity of magic may fall on hard times again due to the sheer volume of videos on You Tube either teaching it or performing it. A number of my peers have mentioned this to me as well as people in general asking my opinion on […]

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