On Sunday 13th November, Jeremy Le Poidevin passed away in hospital. The news was first reported on Facebook by his stepson Ian Jackson.

Magicians will know Jeremy as the owner of Practical Magic, regularly seen demming behind the tables at Blackpool convention, amongst many others. He was the co-creator of the childrens magicians only convention Kidology, and more recently the enormously popular “Trix in the Stix” convention.

The practical magic website has the following notice:

Unfortunately, on Friday morning Jeremy was taken seriously ill.  He is being treated in hospital with Cheryl at his bedside.  We ask for your patience and support at this difficult time and while we will do our best to keep our loyal friends and customers informed the family request that you respect their privacy. Online ordering continues to be suspended.

Everyone at Magic Daily sends their sincere condolences and thoughts to his wife, Cheryl, and his family and friends. There is no more information at this time.

Ian has asked that everyone please continue to respect their privacy at this most difficult time.


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Gordon Drayson

Professional Magician, working in the South London area. Close up magic, double act cabaret as well as UK Childrens Entertainer of the Year 2016/2017. Founding member of Magic Daily.

Websites: www.PipKennedy.co.uk - www.disbelieving.com

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