Trickerion: Legends of Illusion

So, I was strolling into work the other day, daydreaming as I went. I designed a game, from the shapes in my mind it was pretty awesome.  It was set in the so-c...

Wanted: Trainee Mindreaders

An interesting event happening at our place on the 22nd April 2017. Using techniques first used by Victorian performers and developed in collaboration with Cogn...

The Mysterium #1 Overview

The Mysterium* played the Sir Patrick Stewart Theatre a couple of weekends ago and was an experiment in devising using techniques drawn from analogue gaming and...

CFP- The Magiculum

Call for Participation – The Magiculum Saturday, 10th June 2017 in The Sir Patrick Stewart Building at The University of Huddersfield. Hosted by the Magic...

Magic and the Body

Over at the Magic Research Group – they’ve just announced the latest issue of The Journal of Performance Magic.  Check it out the contents below: Th...

Pokémon Go Play and Response

So this is the inevitable blog post about Pokémon Go. First off, I play – there you go I said it.  Now we’ve got that out of the way can we move on. You see I d...

Mr Punch goes to Horror Con

Last weekend we brought Mr Punch’s Cabinet of Curiosities to Horror Con.  It was our second visit and safe to say we had a wonderful weekend sharing our strange...

Seven Men Thinking About a Cat

In September 1896 seven men sat around an elaborate camera and thought of a cat, the resulting photographic plate was remarkable.  The sympsychograph (shown abo...

Doomsday VII

I attended Doomsday VII last weekend it still remains the highlight of my year.  It’s an extraordinary couple of days, Dan Baines has written an excellent...