Not just anyone gets admitted to the Inner Magic Circle…
Mel is a master of close-up magic, a form of entertainment where the magician performs right under the noses of the audience.
If you need someone to entertain your clients or entertain at a banquet, function, wedding reception or hospitality suite, Mel is your man!
Mel is a regular performer in the Great Room at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane where he has entertained various celebrities from the late Ernie Wise to the cast of ‘Birds of a Feather’ for such clients as Mars & Co. (fourth year), Levingtons and Vauxhall motors.
Mel has also performed at The Savoy and the Royal Lancaster Hotel for numerous black tie dinners.
Recently at the International Brotherhood of Magicians convention at Eastbourne Mel scooped 1st prize and £1000 for his comedy close-up act.
Mel Harvey’s Close-up Magic
Harvey’s Children’s Magic
From early days with Butlins and Pontins holiday camps Mel Harvey has been involved with family entertainments, these take the form of;-
The Traditional Punch and Judy Show
this can be seen as an entertainment for birthday’s, weddings and fetes and galas plus as an educational aid for schools now that The Victorian Seaside is part of the school’s curriculum.
For schools, cruise lectures and general talks Mel includes the complete history of Mr Punch and shows artifacts from his own personal collection.
The Punch and Judy show forms part of Mel’s “Victorian Seaside Amusements” which can be booked for shopping centres and as a special attraction for all outdoor events.
The Pirates Ahoy Show
This is a great show for children of all ages and allows for dressing up as pirates. Included in the show will be The Cannon Ball Run, The treasure Map, Balloon Parrots of The Carribean,making the “Skull and Crossbones” Flag by magic and a special sequence called The Pirate and the Treasure
New for Nurseries & Playgroups
Mel has now devised a new show especially for the under fives. The Nursery Bricks and Tricks Show comes in a special Magic Box which contains lots of colourful Nursery Bricks. Inside each brick is a very funny trick suitable for all pre-school children. The show runs for about thirty five minutes and at the end all the bricks turn into a fairy castle and then there is a further surprise!!
This show can be adapted to fit various themes ie Halloween, Christmas and Easter.