Magicians guide to London


Would be magicians and hopeful conjurers prepare for one of the most thrilling and inspiring trips of your life as you uncover the magic secrets of London. From historic institutions to modern day miracles, the city is packed full of activities that will bend your mind and make you question reality.

There is a world of magic to discover right around the corner from the Grand Park Kensington Hotel and we’re here to help you uncover its secrets. Grab your magic wand and dig out your cape because this London adventure guide will take you on a journey through the world of magic in London.

Magic Circle

Stephenson Way, London

If you really want to delve deep into the world of magic, there’s no better place to start your adventure than the Magic Circle. The historic institution is the oldest and most prolific magic organisation in the world and has been a place of pilgrimage for magicians all over the world. The Magic Circle was established in 1905 and since then has helped huge names such as Paul Daniels, Dynamo and Derren Brown craft their skills and develop their abilities.

As well as being a source of information, with the largest library of magic material in the world, the Magic Circle also features an in-house museum where members of the public can learn more about the history of magic. Be sure to take a tour or catch a show during your stay at the Park Grand London Paddington.

Davenports Magic

The Strand, London

Tucked away in the corner of Charing Cross Tube Station you’ll find one of London’s oldest and most popular magic retailers. The family owned business has been providing local magicians with props and equipment for decades. The doors of Davenports have seen the likes of David Blaine, Dynamo and Troy walk through them in recent years, as well as numerous other big names. If you’re a beginner looking to learn the secrets of magic or a conjurer hoping to add a new trick to your repertoire, you’ll find everything you need at Davenports. The convenient location means that all you need to do is hop on the Tube from the Grand Park Kensington Hotel and you’ll be there in no time.

Covent Garden

If you’re looking for fun and magical entertainment head down to the beautiful Covent Garden where you’ll find some of the city’s most talented street magicians wowing audiences. Although there’s no strict calendar, you will almost always find a magician cracking jokes and making things disappear to the sounds of laughter and gasps.

House of Magic

Braganza Street, London

Enter a dark twisted world of sorcery and mysticism as you sit down at the tables of the House of Magic. Only recently opened, this unique venue has rapidly become one of London’s most popular spots for magicians and tourists alike. The amazing line-up of magicians features some of the best acts on the magic scene and the breathtaking shows are not to be missed.