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Masterclasses

Back in time, Maskelyne & Cooke's magic performances took place at the Egyptian Hall - the legendary Victorian magic venue on Piccadilly.
Today, aspiring magicians can learn a trick or two under the guidance of one of the bar's leading sleight of hand artists. Students can also sip on their choice of a delicious complimentary magic cocktail whilst they learn.

Strictly limited to 15 people per masterclass - first come first served. New dates just added, book your spot!

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Laura London

Laura is one of the worlds few female sleight of hand artists. Her television credits include Penn & Teller: Fool Us, ITV's The Next Great Magician, and The Magic Party for BBC NI.

She has held residencies at Hotel Café Royal, Café de Paris, and the Rosewood. She has had the honour of performing for HRH The Prince of Wales on several occasions, and also for Her Majesty The Queen at Buckingham Palace.

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Dominick Zwolinksi

Dominick has been performing magic professionally for 20 years. His sleight of hand has been seen by film stars like Jim Carrey who exclaimed "Burn him - he's a witch!'' to politicians like Boris Johnson. Corporations including PwC, BBC, Aston Martin and The Savoy have used his magical talents to enliven their events.

He is a member of the exclusive Magic Circle and his hands have stunt doubled for sleight of hand scenes in Sky Atlantic's 'Lucky Man'. Dominick also appears alongside Tony Middleton in their 5 star show Sleight of Hand on the Strand at Simpsons in the Strand.

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Tony Middleton

Tony Middleton is an international award winning magician and producer. He was featured on Penn & Teller: Fool Us (ITV, CW) and a finalist in The Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year 2018. His book Performing Magic, with forewords by Paul Daniels and former president of The Magic Circle David Berglas, has received critical acclaim from Las Vegas headliners.

Appointed Resident Magician for a year at the prestigious 5 star St Pancras Renaissance Hotel back in 2013, he has performed from Rome to Rio de Janeiro including appearances at many of London's top establishments including The National Theatre, Savoy, Claridges, OXO Tower, National Portrait Gallery, The Natural History Museum, and London Zoo. He has also produced innovative magic shows at Riverside Studios, The Vaults, London's West End, and consulted on shows in Amsterdam, Sweden, and Las Vegas.

Along the way he has had the pleasure of entertaining or performing alongside celebrities including Sir Roger Moore, Jonathan Ross, the Hairy Bikers, Jools Holland, Gary Barlow, Prunella Scales, Keith Floyd, and Will Carling.

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Will Houstoun

Will has a PhD in the history of magic as well as holding a Research Fellowship with The Victoria and Albert Museum Research Institute, and a Literary Fellowship from The Academy of Magical Arts in Los Angeles. He is a Member of the Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star and edits their 105 year old magazine, The Magic Circular.

He is a winner of both The European Magic Championships and The Magic Circle Close-up Magician of the Year 2015. Will has also appeared on ITV's The Next Great Magician.

Sleight of Hand on The Strand
Try something different and take a journey back in time to a world of sepia and sleight of hand - where variety, cabaret and close-up magic went hand in hand. We guarantee jaw-dropping astonishment, and an experience you will talk about to all your friends.

Enjoy a 1 hour 15 minutes in the company of two international award winning magicians in a private room of one of London's top hotels. They will take you on a fun and fast-paced theatrical journey through magic's history, from Victorian London to Chicago in the roaring 1920's. Limited to 50 seats, you will never get closer to the impossible.