Magic Worlds, Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle upon Tyne

4th October 2013


The V&A Museum of Childhood touring exhibition Magic Worlds comes to the Great North Museum: Hancock in spring 2014.

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This fantastical exhibition delves into the captivating realms of magic, inviting you to immerse yourself in the imaginary realms of witches, wizards, fairies, elves, dragons, magicians and illusionists.

On display will be costumes, tricks, paintings, ceramics, beautifully illustrated books and posters, games, optical toys and dramatic puppets.

Among the 200 objects on display will be Sooty and his wand, the Cottingley fairy photographs, Derren Brown’s Lottery Balls and the bullet catching plate used by magician Chung Ling Soo (1861-1918).

Great North Museum: Hancock
Barras Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 4PT

Open: Monday – Friday 10:00am – 5:00 pm, Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm, Sunday 11:00am – 4:00pm

Free entry