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Edinburgh Magic Circle

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See also: Edinburgh Circle Of Magic (1923).
Edinburgh Magic Circle of Scotland was founded in 1946. The founder members included Syd Small (Radeen), Jack Silver, June Law, David Law, Dr. Brown and George Smith.
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The club very early on joined the National Association of Magical Societies and would also join the Scottish Association of Magical Societies.

Some of the early members included Roy Scott, Leslie May, Louis Histed, Norman Ludlow, Eddie Logan, Ian Bennett, Tom Howie, John Howie, Dr Brown, Charlie Cameron, Tom McFadyen, Ray Silver and Dr Johnstone. Roy Scott, Leslie May and Charlie Cameron

The club organized a number of special teach-ins starting 1970. The first one was entitled Cardorama with lecturers that included Billy McComb, Peter Kane, Bob Ostin, Gus Southall and Roy Walton. Later events were entitled Kidorama and Coinorama.

The club arranged, on behalf of SAMS, a junior members’ competition for at least ten years (1999) and have from 1995 incorporated it into a full day of magic with a show and lectures.

Honorary Members have been Dante and Kalanag.[1]

The club is still up and running in 2013.[2]


  • Abracadabra 1993 Volume 96 Issue 2481 page 255