Working with Kids – Part 1

It’s been said, “never work with kids or animals”. I don’t know about the latter, but I can’t do a magic show without kids! Nothing beats the absolute joy kids have being part of a magic show. And this kind of fun happens every time in AbraKIDabra!   Continue reading

Yes, I’ve Been On Television

This past Sunday Night while I was performing at Kelsey’s London Hyde Park, a kid at a table asks me if I have ever been on television. I said, “Why yes, many times. I’ve even had my own show.” In fact I have done 12 television specials, 2 series and… Continue reading

My Most Unique Performance – Ever!

Thursday 11am: It began with a phone call. I was in my workshop fixing a road case when magician Timothy Drake called. “Have you got a passport?”, he asked. “No, but I can get one”, I replied. I was going on my first cruise in about eight months and I’d… Continue reading

Sometimes Magician Peter Mennie Gets Lucky!

Some pictures are worth a thousand giggles. This is the true fun of doing a show like mine. Every so often you get one young volunteer who steals the show. This little girl from Chatham, Ontario had the best time of her life, and so did the audience. She wouldn’t… Continue reading

Canadian Kid’s Magician Peter Mennie – Why I Love My Job!

I was performing in Dashwood (a town just north-east of London, Ontario) recently and this picture here says it all. In what other job can you get kids and their to laugh out loud at magic and illusion and get paid for it? Continue reading