All posts tagged: magic

WIN: tickets to The Magic Festival

Competition now closed As a magician might say, you don’t need to go to Disneyland to find where magic happens. The action is all here in Collingwood, Melbourne! After ten years at Northcote Town Hall, the festival is moving to Collingwood in 2018, finding a new, larger home in The Melba Speigeltent for first two weeks in July. This year, we are thrilled to do some giveaways to three shows at The Melbourne Magic Festival. We know you’ll have a magical time and be wowed by all the acts. We have 1 x Family pass to Magic In The Dark (value of $100, show finishes on 7 July), 1 x Family pass to The Late Night Comedy, Magic & Something Ellis Show (value of $100) and 1 x Family pass to Dee Dee Darling’s Bubble Magic Show (value of $78). Enter the competition by filling the form below. Don’t forget to share this miraculous news with your family and friends. Tag a someone whom you’d like to take on Facebook and tag us @weknowmelbourne and @MelbourneMagicFestival for a …

The Melbourne Magic Festival

It should be no surprise that Melbourne has a festival entirely dedicated to magicians and the art of magic. After all, we already have festivals dedicated to salami, hijabs and daffodils, why not sleight of hand as well? In fact, the Melbourne Magic Festival has been amazing and amusing Melbourne audiences for over a decade. After ten years at Northcote Town Hall, the festival is moving to Collingwood in 2018, finding a new, larger home in The Melba Speigeltent for first two weeks in July. Each year, the festival hosts a range of free and ticketed events that see up and coming conjurers performing alongside the world’s greatest illusionists. The festival also includes regular favourites including the entire improvised ‘Magicspots’, two spectacular gala shows and the nightly mayhem of ‘The Best Of The Magic Fest.’ Budding magicians can take magic classes or compete against other pint-sized entertainers in the ‘Australian Junior Championships of Magic.’ Meanwhile, the international superstars like Woody Aragon, Mr Tango and Carisa Hendrix fill the 200 seat speigeltent with close up miracles …

The Carnival of Lost Souls

Join The Carnival of Lost Souls this November for the world premiere of their dark and magical 19th-century circus show, featuring some of Australia’s best physical entertainers, musicians, and singers. The Carnival of Lost Souls will take you on a mystical and atmospheric journey into the dark heart of a vintage Circus world. The magical world comes alive with Victorian Gothic and Steampunk inspired costuming and stage design, plus moody and evocative lighting where the line between life and death is truly blurred. The event is held at The Melba Spiegeltent, Collingwood, a fully licensed Bar. Open to attendees of any age, but recommended for age 15+. You will be able to get to the venue by bus 200, 201, 203, 205 or 207 to the corner of Wellington Street and Johnston Street. Ideally, you can also take tram 86 to stop 19 or take the train to Victoria Park Station. A breathtaking classic Circus show filled with world-class acrobats, jugglers, magicians, aerial and carnival performers – if you like the immersive dark romanticism of the Victorian era, and the …

Melbourne Magic Show

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Our new We Know Melbourne Hit Pick!! A fantastic “old school” magic/illusion/mind reading show held every Friday night less than 5 minutes walk from The Swanston Hotel! An intimate performance in a tastefully, small room with a maximum of 60 participants lets you get “up close and personal” with master magician Luke Hockin . The overall vibe is like a turn of the century parlour show with lots of laughs and surprises! Book a dinner & show package or just simply stay for the show. Ask our friendly  Swanston Hotel Concierge team for more information. 5 stars! When: Friday nights – 2 shows: 7:30pm & 9:30pm Where: The Marriott Hotel Visit the website here.