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A DICKENS OF A CHRISTMAS Bertie Pearce Tuesday 17 December 2019

Dickens was a man of extraordinary energy and talent: literary genius, reformer, public speaker, actor and amateur magician. Bertie reveals a Dickensian Christmas with readings, biographical details and conjuring tricks.

(Christmas drinks and mince pies follow the Lecture)

 

Bertie is a member of the Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star. He read drama at Manchester University and the Ecole Internationale du Theatre Jaques Lecoq in Paris. His life long fascination with Magic, inherited from his grandfather has seen him perform all over the world in many weird and wonderful places. A very popular cabaret and party magic act has endeared him to audiences worldwide and we welcome him back for our Christmas entertainment.