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77th IBM British Ring Convention Buxton 2013 Programme of Events

May 3rd, 2013 by Magic Convention Guide

IBM British Ring No. 25 

77th Annual Convention Buxton 2013

Wednesday September 4th – Sunday September 8th

(Programme of events – subject to alteration)

Wednesday September 4th

12.00 noon to 5.45pm – Dealers and Registration Open – Octagon, Pavilion Gardens

2.30pm – Official Opening & Show – Buxton Opera House

4.00pm – Dealers Showcase – Octagon

4.30pm – Lecture – Tim Wright U.S.A. – Octagon

7.30pm – Ali Bongo Micro Marathon – T.B.A.

9.00PM – ‘Gala of Youth’ – Buxton Opera House

Thursday  September 5th 

9.30am – 5.45 pm. – Dealers and Registration Open – Octagon

10.00am – Close-up Competition – Pavilion Arts Centre

10.15am – Ladies Day Visit to Chatsworth House

12.30pm – Lecture – Ricky McLeod – Octagon

2.00pm – Lecture – Paul Gordon – Octagon

2.00pm – Hospital & Special Venue Shows –

2.30pm – Face painting workshop – Pam Cooper – Octagon

3.30pm – Balloon Workshop – Graham Lee – Octagon

4.30pm – An Audience With – Ian Adair/Steve Short – Pavilion Arts Centre

8.00pm – Stage Competition – Buxton Opera House

Friday September 6th 

9.15am – Annual General Meeting – Pavilion Arts Centre

9.30am – 5.45pm – Dealers and Registration Open – Octagon

10.30am – Jeffrey Atkins Memorial Lecture by Fergus Roy – Pavilion Arts Centre

12.00noon – Lecture – Oliver Tabor – Octagon

2.30pm – Tribute to Alan Shaxon by Michael Bailey – Buxton Opera House

4.00pm – Dealers Showcase – Octagon

4.30pm – Lecture- Richard Pinner – Octagon

6.30pm – Convention Gala Dinner – Palace Hotel (High Peak Suite)

8.00pm – Nostalgia by Bob Hamilton – Buxton Opera House

10.00pm – Presentation of Awards and Late Night Show – Buxton Opera House

Saturday September 7th

9.30am – 4.30pm – Dealers and Registration Open – Octagon

10.00am – Lecture – Peter Wardell – Octagon

10.30am – Childrens Magic Showtime – Buxton Opera House

12.00 noon – International Close-up Gala – Pavilion Arts Centre

1.00pm – Grand Charity Auction –  Octagon

2.15pm – History of Mystery by Eddie Dawes – Pavilion Arts Centre

4.00pm – Junior Workshop with Rick Tynan – Pavilion Arts Centre Studio

7.30pm – Gala of Magic and Variety – Buxton Opera House

Sunday September 8th 

10.15am – Convention Service – Palace Hotel, Derby Room

11.15am – Lecture by Richard Cadell – Palace Hotel, High Peak Ballroom

12.30pm – Stars of the Future – Palace Hotel, High Peak Ballroom

1.30pm – Lecture – Diamond Jim Tyler U.S.A. – Palace Hotel, High Peak Ballroom

Followed by Presidential Handover and close of Convention – Palace Hotel, High Peak Ballroom