London Magic Tour

A unique walk through London's magical history with a Blue Badge Tourist Guide... and magician!

From witches and alchemists to tales of great illusionists, learn about the true history of Magic in London, with a magician! Lost theatres, fascinating real-life magic tales and sparkly anecdotes make this 1.5h tour a real treat: a relaxing and entertaining experience which will leave you full of wonder.

I will tell you about the real Nicholas Flamel and his quest for alchemy, the subversive history of the Top Hat, and the real-life witches who inspired William Shakespeare's writing. I will explain how professional eccentrics have defied superstition on the streets of St James's for centuries, talk you through the history of great illusionists who fought for fame and glory in the West End, and explain how science and magic are intertwined!

Explore London like never before in this lively and entertaining walk. Whether you are a born-and-bred Londoner or a passer-by, you will love it.

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1 hour 30 minutes


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  • What's included :
    • Qualified Blue Badge Tourist Guide and Magician
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: St. James's Palace, Marlborough Rd, St. James's, London SW1A 1BS England

      Our tour will start in front of St James's Palace, a 16th century royal palace built by Henry VIII.

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: Lock & Co. Hatters, London England

      London's finest hat maker, where I will tell you all about top hats and their links to magic!

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Piccadilly, London, UK

      Learn about lost theatres that used to stand on Piccadilly, and famous magicians who performed on their stages for decades.

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: St. James's, St. James's, London, England

      I will be telling you about forgotten Gentlemen's clubs and their links to magic

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Haymarket Theatre Royal, 18 Suffolk Street, London SW1Y 4HA England

      I will tell you all about Samuel Foote and theatrical superstitions linked to this grand theatre of the West End.

      Duration: 10 minutes

      Stop At: Leicester Square, London England

      We will be exploring various hidden treasures of Leicester Square, from Magic in Shakespeare's time to the exciting story of the hippodrome!

      Duration: 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      157 St James's St, St. James's, London SW1A 1DL, UK
      Departure Time :
      2:00 PM
      Return Detail :
      Leicester Square, West End, London, UK
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Guides required to regularly wash hands
      • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


    English - Guide

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    Organised by Jennifer El Gammal — Magic

    Activity ID: V-282275P1

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