A New Addition to the Magic Peter Inventory

”For more than two years I have been giving the assistants in my shows the prize of a Magic Wand Kit, which has a magic wand and instruction for five magic tricks inside.  This is a great prize for young children, but I’ve been thinking for a while that...

When Did You Choose to Entertain Children?

It was at the end of a birthday party that I was asked this question.  It hadn’t been a tough party by any means.  They were a lovely bunch of kids and an equally lovely bunch of grown-ups, but clearly the clients thought I had worked much harder than was actually the...

Variety is the Spice of My Life

Reflecting on my previous blog post about the places where I’m asked to perform, I pondered on the events I’ll be performing at this summer. It’s not all birthday parties, thankfully, because variety really is the spice of life. This was the feedback...

All at Sea at Easter

I’ve performed indoors.  I’ve performed outdoors.  I’ve even performed on a moving double-decker bus.  But this Easter was the first time I performed at sea, when I spent 11 days performing on Brittany Ferries’ Mont St Michel travelling between...

A Ferry Nice Booking

Three weeks today I will be aboard the Mont St Michel at the start of an 11-day run performing for passengers travelling between Portsmouth and Caen, including those travelling over the Easter weekend.  This will be my first time performing at sea – in fact it...