NEWS

The membership of The Magic Circle elected a new President, Vice President and Secretary last week, with the results being announced at their Annual General Meeting held at the Society’s Headquarters on Monday 6th. The new officers are:

President
Scott Penrose MIMC. Scott is the former Vice President of the Society, winner of the first Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year competition, a professional magician, a member of the board of The Centre for the Magic Arts and a consultant on many films and theatre productions. “I am very humbled to have been elected President of the Club I look forward to serving the membership to the very best of my ability. In our 109 year history, I’m the 13th President, lucky for some I hope!”

Vice President
Richard Pinner MIMC. Richard was the winner of the 2014 Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year competition, is a former winner of the Magic Circle Close-up Magician of the Year competition, and also a professional magician and magic consultant on numerous stage and TV shows. “I am very proud to have been elected Vice President and will look forward to what will be a very exciting year ahead for our Club".

Secretary
Megan Knowles Bacon MMC is the first woman to hold an officer position in The Magic Circle’s history. A recent university graduate she said “I am extremely excited and honoured to have been elected Secretary. I cannot thank the membership enough for giving me this exciting opportunity”.

Officers and members of Council serve for twelve months with the maximum term for President of the Society set at five years.