Awarded for services to British magic. The trophy is a sculpted head of John Nevil Maskelyne, founding father of a magical dynasty which presented magic in London for an amazing 60 years.

ROLL OF HONOUR

2017 - Debbie McGee
2016 - Dynamo
2015 - Marvin Berglas
2014 - George Kovari
2013 - Paul Kieve
2012 - Derren Brown
2011 - John Styles
2010 - Terry Herbert
2009 - Terry Seabrooke
2008 - Chris Pratt
2007 - Mark Raffles
2006 - Alan Alan
2005 - Brian Miller
2004 - Wayne Dobson
2003 - Michael Bailey
2002 - Geoffrey Durham
2001 - John Salisse CBE
2000 - Billy McComb
1999 - The Davenport Family
1998 - Dr. Eddie Dawes
1997 - Alex Elmsley
1996 - Patrick Page
1995 - David Berglas
1994 - Ron MacMillan
1993 - Harry Devano
1992 - Jeffery Atkins
1991 - Alan Shaxon
1990 - Gil Leaney
1989 - John Fisher
1988 - Paul Daniels
1978 - C Goodliffe Neale
1974 - Peter Warlock
1973 - J N Maskelyne
1972 - Ali Bongo
1971 - David Nixon
1970 - Robert Harbin