Due to an ongoing dispute with a former consultant, Davenport’s Magic Kingdom have a legal bill of nearly £60,000, which has caused the business to cease trading.

Roy Davenport said:

I am grateful to everyone who has supported us in so many ways over the last years.

We are putting all our efforts into a possible rescue package and are hopeful that we can save our unique British magic collection and continue to make it accessible to all.

Opened in May 2013, the attraction is located in North Walsham, and it would seem that the lack of footfall has been the main reason for the downturn in visitors starting in 2015, along with increased costs. The closure resulted in two immediate redundancies, with other staff members laid off over recent months.

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North Walsham attraction Davenport’s Magic Kingdom closes after legal bill

Archant Norfolk A magic-themed family attraction in North Walsham has been placed into administration after a legal dispute. An ongoing dispute with a former consultant at Davenport’s Magic Kingdom resulted in a legal bill of nearly £60,000 which led to the business being unable to continue trading, according to liquidators.


Home – Davenport’s Magic Kingdom ltd.

My family have been at the heart of British magic since 1898, both as magicians of international renown and custodians of a wealth of the Nation’s magical heritage. Our unique collection of artefacts has been hidden away in the Davenport vaults for generations, but can be seen now in all its glory at Davenport’s Magic Kingdom.

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