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Programme of Events

Featuring some of the best magicians in the UK, our Open Meetings are designed to entertain, to inspire and to help you develop your skills in the art of magic and allied performances. 

Derby Magic Circle Open Meetings are for individuals who hold Full, Associate, Junior & Patron Memberships, plus their guests and other visiting magicians. Please contact us for more information.

Upcoming Events

  • Wayne Goodman Lecture
    Wayne Goodman Lecture
    Wed, 24 Jul
    Breadsall Memorial Hall
    24 Jul 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    24 Jul 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    Wayne Goodman has a brand new lecture for 2023/24 featuring a new line up of effects that come direct from his working routines.
  • Paul Fowler - Working Magic
    Paul Fowler - Working Magic
    Wed, 25 Sept
    Breadsall Memorial Hall
    25 Sept 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    25 Sept 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    Paul Fowler is a professional Magician with over 10 years of experience and has exploded onto the magic scene in the past 18 months with multiple product releases including Overdraft & Transaction.
  • Alexander Marsh (McAleer) lecture
    Alexander Marsh (McAleer) lecture
    Wed, 22 May
    Breadsall Memorial Hall
    22 May 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    22 May 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    Alexander Marsh is the pen-name of professional mentalist Alex McAleer, who has been a working performer since 2007.
  • Modern Mystics League Picnic
    Modern Mystics League Picnic
    Sun, 12 May
    The Four Winds
    12 May 2024, 14:00 – 18:00
    The Four Winds, "The Four Winds", Longford, Ashbourne DE6 3DT, UK
    12 May 2024, 14:00 – 18:00
    The Four Winds, "The Four Winds", Longford, Ashbourne DE6 3DT, UK
    Come and enjoy a free afternoon of magic with sandwiches and pizza for all. Please bring your own drinks.
  • Mark Bennett: The Stand-Up lecture
    Mark Bennett: The Stand-Up lecture
    Wed, 24 Apr
    Breadsall Memorial Hall
    24 Apr 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    24 Apr 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    An Exclusive Opportunity to Learn from Mark Bennett, a Gold Star Magic Circle Member
  • Annual General Meeting (AGM) with Table Top Sale
    Annual General Meeting (AGM) with Table Top Sale
    Wed, 27 Mar
    Breadsall Memorial Hall
    27 Mar 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    27 Mar 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
  • Sean Goodman Lecture
    Sean Goodman Lecture
    Wed, 28 Feb
    Breadsall Memorial Hall
    28 Feb 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    28 Feb 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    Sean Goodman has been a full time professional magician for over 30 years, providing magical entertainment for weddings, corporate events and private parties.
  • Harry Robson & Matthew Wright Lecture
    Harry Robson & Matthew Wright Lecture
    Wed, 14 Feb
    Victory Club
    14 Feb 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Victory Club, 85 Chellaston Rd., Derby DE24 9AF, UK
    14 Feb 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Victory Club, 85 Chellaston Rd., Derby DE24 9AF, UK
    An unmissable evening with Harry Robson and Matthew Wright. This isn’t the kind of magic club lecture meeting you might be used to. This is a SHOW packed with magic, comedy, laughs and maybe even some tears... and to top it off… you will learn a few things too!
  • Liam Montier Lecture
    Liam Montier Lecture
    Wed, 24 Jan
    Breadsall Memorial Hall
    24 Jan 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    24 Jan 2024, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    Join Liam Montier, owner of Kaymar Magic and star of the Ultimate Self Working Card Tricks series and the acclaimed ‘Move Projects (covering The Double Lift, Elmsley Count, False Shuffles, Controls and more) for his BRAND NEW lecture!
  • John Morton Lecture
    John Morton Lecture
    Wed, 22 Nov
    Breadsall Memorial Hall
    22 Nov 2023, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    22 Nov 2023, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    John lectured for us in October, 2021. He is now returning to Derby for his 2nd lecture giving an insight into his stage show, and why he chooses the effects he does.
  • President's Dinner
    President's Dinner
    Sat, 18 Nov
    Mickleover Gold Club
    18 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 23:50
    Mickleover Gold Club, Uttoxeter Rd, Mickleover, Derby DE3 9AD, UK
    18 Nov 2023, 19:00 – 23:50
    Mickleover Gold Club, Uttoxeter Rd, Mickleover, Derby DE3 9AD, UK
  • Derby Magic Circle Auction
    Derby Magic Circle Auction
    Sun, 29 Oct
    Breadsall Memorial Hall
    29 Oct 2023, 08:30 – 18:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    29 Oct 2023, 08:30 – 18:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    Derby Magic Circle for some years was the home of the largest Auction & Sale of magic props in the Midlands.
  • Dave Forrest Lecture
    Dave Forrest Lecture
    Wed, 25 Oct
    Breadsall Memorial Hall
    25 Oct 2023, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    25 Oct 2023, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    This is Dave’s first lecture in FIVE YEARS and features all new material including close-up and parlour/stage magic.
  • Iain Bailey Lecture
    Iain Bailey Lecture
    Wed, 27 Sept
    Breadsall Memorial Hall
    27 Sept 2023, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    27 Sept 2023, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    Iain Bailey is a Berkshire based magician, pickpocket and magic creator with over 16M views on TikTok. He was awarded London & South East’s Region’s “Wedding Entertainer of the year” at the Wedding Industry Awards and is a proud member of The Magic Circle.
  • Magic Quiz Night
    Magic Quiz Night
    Wed, 23 Aug
    Breadsall Memorial Hall
    23 Aug 2023, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    23 Aug 2023, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    Derby Magic Circle social night. Open meeting, everyone welcome!
  • Vinny Sagoo (Neo Magic) "The Only Lecture that counts" Lecture
    Vinny Sagoo (Neo Magic) "The Only Lecture that counts" Lecture
    Wed, 26 Jul
    Breadsall Memorial Hall
    26 Jul 2023, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    26 Jul 2023, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    Vinny has created hundreds of effects and has a passion for strong mentalism using numbers. His brand new lecture 'The Only Lecture that Counts', promises to have something for everyone.
  • Members BBQ
    Members BBQ
    Sun, 09 Jul
    Four Winds, Longford Lane
    09 Jul 2023, 14:00 – 23:00
    Four Winds, Longford Lane, Longford, Ashbourne DE6 3DT, UK
    09 Jul 2023, 14:00 – 23:00
    Four Winds, Longford Lane, Longford, Ashbourne DE6 3DT, UK
    Unfortunately this even this been cancelled due to lack of interest
  • Competition Night
    Competition Night
    Wed, 28 Jun
    Breadsall Memorial Hall
    28 Jun 2023, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    28 Jun 2023, 19:30 – 22:00
    Breadsall Memorial Hall, Breadsall, Derby, UK
    Some of the best Magicians of Derby Magic Circle compete against each other. Open evening, everyone welcome!
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