From the creators of the Edinburgh International Magic Festival, MagicFest: Christmas Special will take place for the first time between 27th and 30th December 2016 at George Square Theatre. It is a unique opportunity to discover or re-discover magic with astonishing magicians such as Kevin Quantum, Florian Sainvet, Drew McAdam, Matthew J Dowden or Lewis Barlow. They will keep you busy for four days with mesmerizing cutting-edge illusions, mythical sleight-of-hand magic and fascinating edge-of-your-seat levitation. It’s a must-see event!

Here are the artists that will showcase their magic at the festival:

Kevin Quantum is a magician who trained in Las Vegas with notorious stars. His shows are usually connected with modern technology and visual magic.


Florian Sainvet is a French sleight of hand magician who was one of the finalists in the World Magic Championship last year, as well as in “France’s Got Talent”.


Drew McAdam is well-known for his mind-boggling performances. He has also really talented with telepathy.


Matthew J Dowden is known as the Dean Martin of magic. His shows are inspired by Hollywood and the classic art of magic.


Lewis Barlow is said to be one of the Scotland’s best illusionists.



Further information:


Tickets are on sale now at

By Phone – 0131 226 0006

In person – Fringe Box Office, 180 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QS

£18/£16 conc/£14 child

Dates & Venue:

Tuesday 27th – Friday 30th December

Shows at 2pm and 7pm – 2hrs with interval

George Square Theatre, University of Edinburgh, George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9L