Magic chases chills away

2017-06-20 06:00

There’s some magic coming to town to chase away the Winter chills.

Cape Town’s families are invited to escape from the blistering cold into a fantastical world of magic as the College of Magic once again hosts its popular winter school holiday event, The 2017 Traditional Children’s Magic Festival from Wednesday 5 to Saturday 8 ­July.

The four-day festival will see more than 50 jugglers, clowns, mimes, escapologists, magicians, stilt walkers and more cast an entertaining spell on the young and the young at heart with magical workshops, thrilling magic shows and much more.

The College of Magic’s Victorian manor in Claremont provides the perfect venue for this unique journey into a world of fantasy where untold surprises and mysteries await in every room.

From amazing performances by special guest artists to hands-on interactive workshops where aspirant wizards can learn how to perform their own tricks and photo opportunities with our resident magical bunny, the affordable festival experience is non-stop charming fun for the whole family.

Now in its 37th year of teaching the art of magic and its allied arts as well as vital life-skills to children and adults, the college is thrilled to be hosting this winter family ­experience.

“This festival has been a highlight on the magical calendar for both our performers and the public since 1994, attracting magic fanatics from all over Cape Town,” says David Gore, director of the College of Magic.

“This year, we’re excited to once again welcome all of you and encourage you to dress up for the festival theme, a world of fantasy.

“Fairies, magicians, princesses and superheroes, we want to see you all at our incredible event this winter school holiday.”

The festival is held at the College of Magic, 215 Imam Haron Road in Claremont.

The 90-minute programme will be running daily, with shows at at 10:00, 11:00, 14:00 and 15:00.

V Tickets are available online from www.collegeofmagic.com/tickets. There is a discount for family bookings.

There’s some magic coming to town to chase away the Winter chills.

Cape Town’s families are invited to escape from the blistering cold into a fantastical world of magic as the College of Magic once again hosts its popular winter school holiday event, The 2017 Traditional Children’s Magic Festival from Wednesday 5 to Saturday 8 ­July.

The four-day festival will see more than 50 jugglers, clowns, mimes, escapologists, magicians, stilt walkers and more cast an entertaining spell on the young and the young at heart with magical workshops, thrilling magic shows and much more.

The College of Magic’s Victorian manor in Claremont provides the perfect venue for this unique journey into a world of fantasy where untold surprises and mysteries await in every room. From performances by special guest artists to hands-on interactive workshops where aspirant wizards can learn how to perform their own tricks and photo opportunities with our resident magical bunny, the affordable festival experience is non-stop charming fun for the whole family.

Now in its 37th year of teaching the art of magic and its allied arts as well as vital life-skills to children and adults, the college is thrilled to be hosting this winter family ­experience. “This festival has been a highlight on the magical calendar for both our performers and the public since 1994, attracting magic fanatics from all over Cape Town,” says David Gore, director of the College of Magic. “This year, we’re excited to once again welcome all of you and encourage you to dress up for the festival theme, a world of fantasy. Fairies, magicians, princesses and superheroes, we want to see you all at our incredible event this winter school holiday.”

The festival is held at the College of Magic, 215 Imam Haron Road in Claremont.

The 90-minute programme will be running daily, with shows at at 10:00, 11:00, 14:00 and 15:00.

V Tickets are available online from www.collegeofmagic.com/tickets. There is a discount for family bookings.

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