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Signed Magic

  • Free
  • Performance
Photograph of a woman in front of patterned curtains.
Goldie Puricelli. © Paul Caley.

Experience a unique form of conjuring combining sleight-of-hand with British Sign Language performed by Goldie Puricelli. ‘Signed Magic’ is a fully accessible close-up magic performance that is signed in BSL and spoken simultaneously to allow the deaf community and non-deaf community to share the same experience. You can then hear Goldie explain some of the challenges of combining covert manipulation with using her hands to sign.



Need to know


We’ll be in Gallery 1. When you enter Wellcome Collection, it’s on the left on level 0.

For more information, please visit our Accessibility page. If you have any queries about accessibility, please email us at access@wellcomecollection.org or call 0 2 0. 7 6 1 1. 2 2 2 2

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About your performer

Goldie Puricelli

Goldie Puricelli is a professional magician, Member of the Magic Circle and dyslexia specialist who develops full access to magic for communities with additional needs. She performs close-up magic in English, Italian and with British Sign Language for the deaf community, and has worked with people with dyslexia, dyspraxia and autism for 25 years.