The Magic Circle awards a Silver Wand for outstanding services to the Society. This one belonged to Paula Baird (1917-1999) who received it in 1950, long before women were admitted to the Society. In the 1940s and 50s Baird was an internationally known card manipulator. Wearing a strapless evening gown, she was billed as “Sophisticated Sleeveless Sorcery.” At one time she was the youngest woman to fly an aeroplane. She entertained troops during the Second World War and in the 1950s had a segment on afternoon TV called Magic for Mothers.
Youngsters conjure up top prizes
A 13-year-old boy who lives in Spain and an 11-year-old girl from West Yorkshire were the big winners at this year’s annual Young Magicians Club Junior Day awards held...
Young Magician of the Year 2023
Having considered the five entries received for the Competition this year the Committee have decided that it is not possible to proceed to a Final. The event on April...