Drumond Park Magic 

While this is a box of magic it is not ‘innocent’ stuff but often lives up to the box title of ‘Gross Magic’. The box states 8+ but perhaps its best for those of even more mature minds as we don’t want to give children any ideas.

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I find it strange the number of young children who are traumatised by pigeons, certainly if your child is affected by them then the magic in this box will certainly make them puke or worse.

Perhaps for a company who makes their name on board games and other such delightful and harmless offering this offering from is a step in the wrong direction but you must decide.

Any magic trick requires to be well implemented and a suppose by the use of unsightly things people are less intent on watching the magician and more on being revolted by the materials being used.

Once you have got past the two pages detailing the contents of the box and what you may do with them the third page of the booklet starts ‘Congratulations you have purchased the most disgusting magic set ever to be produced! The tricks and illusions contained in this set are designed to get the most outrageous reactions’.

I will describe some of the less revolting of the tricks but certain things are just too nasty to put on paper especially if you have just eaten.

One trick that may amuse - rather than disgust – involves a clear bottle filled with water a burn match head which can look like a flea you the magician say as this is a water flea you can make it swim up or down the bottle and by using the explanation in the book you can.

Other less distasteful items involve making an egg from eggsheel and making a coin emerge from under an upturned glass.

So far I have not mentioned the contents of the box things that look like bugs and what are said to be cockroach eggs as well as various other bits of detritions together with a dustbin a couple of small toilets and even a couple of eyeballs.

I suppose among teenagers or other people who have a drink of three then if someone performs the magic well they will be impressed. Home produced bogies seem very popular as several tricks involve these.

One warning in the book is not to let the slime dry on carpets or fabric.

A few of the less unpleasant tricks are quite clever but without alcohol I suspect the audience will not be entertained but then magic to me is something different like the more traditional sawing the lady in half and even other things that probably take a long time to perfect.

Here I suspect the unpleasant content will cover the audience with ‘yuck’ to mask the lack of ability of him/her conducting the tricks. But as with any magic practice, practice and practice again before letting your talent loose. However if I can manage to turn back the years an become a pre teenager again perhaps the yuck is OK.

Gross Magic from Drummond Park is available from the link below for £14.99 with free delivery.

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