Join the magical and enchanting world as the College of Magic is once again bringing their popular winter school holiday event back to the Cape.

The 2017 Traditional Children’s Magic Festival is a four-day fantastical festival programme that will see over 50 jugglers, clowns, mimes, escapologists, magicians, stilt walkers and more charm the young and young at heart with magical workshops, thrilling magic shows and so much more.

From entertaining performances to hands-on interactive workshops, the magical festival is an experience of non-stop fun for the whole family. Don’t miss your photo opportunity with the College of Magic’s Victorian manor’s resident magical bunny.

The Mad Hatter and Rabbit at 2015's Traditional Children's Magic Festival.
The Mad Hatter and Rabbit at 2015’s Traditional Children’s Magic Festival.

In its 37th year of teaching the art of magic, as well as vital life skills to children and adults, the College of Magic is beyond excited to be hosting this amazing winter family experience.

“The Children’s Magic Festival has been a highlight on the magical calendar for both out performers and the public since 1994, attracting magic fanatics from all over Cape Town. This year, we’re excited to once again welcome all of you and encourage you to dress up to the festival theme – a World of Fantasy! Fairies, magicians, princesses and superheroes, we want to see you all at our incredible event this winter school holiday! says David Gore, director of the College of Magic.


When Wednesday 5 to Saturday 8 July 2017
Where The College of Magic, 215 Imam Haron Road, Claremont. A 90-minute programme running daily at 10am, 11am, 2pm and 3pm.
Cost R80. Book your tickets here.
Contact +27 21 683 5480, [email protected]

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