The Young Magicians Club, a Youth Initiative of The Magic Circle, held J-Day, their annual one day convention, on Sunday 23rd October 2011 at The Magic Circle’s headquarters at the Centre for the Magic Arts.
An event packed day featured lectures from Eric Jones from U.S.A. and Michael Vincent MIMC both of whom also featured in the evening gala show along with Elemental and Piff The Magic Dragon.
Very special guest on the day was Dynamo, who gave an inspiring talk, mixed and mingled with the Members and judged the stage competition alongside Alan Shaxon and Jay Gatling.
Award winners in the competitions were:
Close up competition (Mark Leveridge Cup)
2nd place: Harry De Cruz
3rd place: Jack Tapperell
Stage competition (1st Home Counties Trophy)
2nd place: Joe Strickland
Joe Strickland (Pete McCahon Originality Prize)
Fletcher Ransberry (Kaymar Komedy Cup)
Harry De Cruz (YMC Member of the Year)
photo by Mandy Davis