Smoke and Mirrors Live Performances

  • Event series
Photograph of a male magician holding up 2 playing cards in each hand, looking directly to camera. In the foreground are the backs of the heads of his audience. The magician is bathed in the pink and blue of the stage lighting.
Smoke and Mirrors magic show by Will Houstoun, Steven Pocock. Source: Wellcome Collection. Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0).

Discover the mechanics of magic and the way that trickery works in the Smoke and Mirrors gallery. These live performances explore perception, deception and the ‘supernatural’.

Spaces for these events are limited and when performances are on you are likely to have to queue to enter the gallery.