Archive for the ‘News’ Category

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Crazy Hats Fundraising Event

February 27, 2007

Last weekend, Dan was the magician at a ‘Champagne and Diamonds Evening’ raising money for breast cancer care in Northamptonshire.

Dan performed close-up magic around the tables at the event. It was organised by the Crazy Hats Appeal.

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Dan Helps with Training at Sheffield Hallam

January 11, 2007

Dan was invited to help provide a team building training session at Sheffield Hallam University this week.

The session incorporated magic into fun activities to help promote teamwork and enhance problem solving and lateral thinking skills.

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Barrie Stephens Charity Event

December 1, 2006

Update to: Charity Event In leicester

Further info about this event where Leicester Magician Dan Gifford performed has been published in the Leicester Mercury

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Charity Event In leicester

November 20, 2006

Dan was invited to perform close-up magic at An Evening With Barrie Stephens – a charity event in aid of Project Nairobi held at The Case restaurant in Leicester.

More on this to come – there should be a write up of the event in the local paper, the Leicester Mercury.

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Article in ‘Totally Marlow’ Society Magazine

October 31, 2006

Dan appeared in the ‘People’ section of Totally Marlow Society Magazine after performing close-up magic for the Vantis PLC annual summer reception at the Compleat Angler, Marlow, Oxford.

The article included a great picture of the back of Dan’s head – not necessarily his best side, but publicity hungry magicians can’t be choosers.

More info on Dan’s magic news page.

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Christmas Parties

October 30, 2006

Dan is now almost fully booked up for December (Friday and Saturday nights), mainly with Christmas parties.

Dan has had a lot of hits on his Christmas Party page through September and October, so maybe that’s the time when most people look to book entertainment for Christmas.

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Leicester Magic Circle Presidents Night

October 29, 2006

Dan was invited to perform close-up magic at the Leicester Magic Circle Presidents Night. He visited the tables presenting close-up magic to the audience and was very well received.

The magical entertainment was a great success with the audience also enjoying a cabaret performance by Geoffrey Durham.

Unfortunately, the venue let the leicester Magic Circle down, with poor organisation and food.