Entries by Kevin McMahon

MagicFest Opening Party TONIGHT!

Put on your best robe, jump on your nimbus 2000 and meet up with your beautiful assistants at Summerhall to celebrate the launch of MagicFest 2017 tonight! Our opening party at Summerhall boasts 20 wizards, workshops, live shows, installations, live music, open air courtyard, street food and magic! Stay for 2 hours – stay for […]

Rubik’s Cube solved in 11 seconds

Adam Black is a 16 year old magician from Dunblane who’ll be performing at MagicFair – Afternoon Alchemy on the 1,2nd July. Many magicians become very familiar with playing cards before they are able to transform that skill into magic. Adam took a different route and worked on Rubik’s cubes. His remarkable act is on this […]

Magic… in the Dark… blindfolded?

It never crossed my mind that almost every magic trick that I perform needs the audience to be able to see the processes to fully understand and appreciate the illusion. “Dining in the Dark Meets Magic” But what happens when you are in complete darkness? And you can’t see anything around you? Or if you […]

2017 Launch – 11th April

Just a few days till the launch of the 8th Edinburgh International Magic Festival. Returning to the programme is the Gala at the Festival Theatre, the biggest and most spectacular magic and variety show in Scotland. Also our magic theme park – MagicFair – at Summerhall. In addition to our standard programme we’ve expanded our […]


Today – 30th December – is the last day of the MagicFest Christmas Show Run. There is still ticket availability, to see what you’ve been missing here are a few reviews. “Fantastic Magic show today @magicfest – loved it all!” “Outstanding @MagicFest Christmas show today” “Wonderful time with great magicians!! Can’t wait for the Magic […]

MagicFest Christmas Show Selling Fast

The first ever MagicFest Christmas Special is only a few days away and tickets are selling fast. Our host Kevin Quantum is joined by an international cast of renown magicians, including Florian Sainvet a past finalist on France Has Got Talent, and 15 year old Adam Black, the fastest Rubix Cube solver in Scotland! The […]

Rave Reviews for MagicFest 2016!

Huge thank you to all who came along to MagicFest 2016 events. Here are some reviews or our shows: MAGICFEST GALA “stunning and utterly beautiful to watch, every act is this gala is at the top of their game, each offering something slightly different … mesmerise and surprise the audience with stunning visual performances” ★ […]

Record Numbers at MagicFest 2016!

—- press release —- Record Visitor Numbers Attend the Edinburgh International Magic Festival as the Capital Delights in New MagicFair and 7th Year Programme The Edinburgh International Magic Festival, which came to a spectacular grand finale at Festival Theatre last Friday (8th July) with the MagicFest Gala Show, has announced record-breaking visitor numbers. The festival’s […]