Magic Club

After a great run of magic workshops at The Subscription Rooms in Stroud over the summer holidays, I am really looking forward to the first Magic Club.

Over six weeks the children will not only learn fantastic magic tricks but they will also learn the performance skills needed to transform tricks into “magic”!

All the props used in the magic club will be supplied at no extra cost. This will include, a magic wand, a special pack of playing cards and every child will receive a certificate of achievement.

Children’s Magic Club is for children aged between 7-12

Booking is essential and should be made via the Subscription Rooms

I look forward to seeing you there.

For more information about workshops and magic lessons go to The Academy of Magic

Balloon Models for Children

Balloon Modelling is becoming an ever bigger part of what I do. I regularly make balloon models for sick children in hospitals around the south west, including “The World’s Largest Balloon Dog!” I work for POD children’s charity who do such a great job and are well worth supporting.

I even have a talking balloon model that Snot The Dragon uses to do ventriloquism.

I am now offering a Balloon upgrade to all my children’s parties, this includes a simple balloon dog or butterfly for all the children plus a special, larger animal or super flower for the birthday child.

I can also make the “ride inside” balloon cars, super balloon poodles, these are made up with 15 12″ balloons and large monkeys up trees.

To order the super balloon models, either as a one off model or to add to a party package. Use the contact page to get in touch. There are many more balloon models I can make, just ask!

Monkey Penquin balloon dogGiantPoodle Twis-a-tronix

Children’s Magic Lessons

Magic is “cool”!

Never has magic been so popular with the public and especially with children, it’s all over the TV Dynamo, Troy, Killer Magic and BGT but the thing that makes this so exciting is that the magic is accessible to all. There isn’t the need for large boxes and glamorous assistants the magic that is popular and known as “Street Magic” is magic that you can carry in your pockets, magic with everyday object.

The effect that blew Simon Cowell away on BGT cost less than £10!!!

But! and it’s a big but, buying a £10 magic trick does not make you a magician! Here’s where magic school comes in, magic lessons with a member of The Magic Circle with 20 years experience not only teaches the mechanic of magic but more crucially the performance of magic. Magic is a performing art and requires the same skills as an actor. There is a saying that “A magician is an actor playing the part of a magician”. Colin teaches easy to learn tricks that become “magic”!

In either a magic workshop or Magic School your child will receive every thing they need to be able to perform the tricks taught in the lessons.

Suitable for children in key stage 2 up to 20 per class!

See the Magic Lessons page for more details.

Children’s Party Treats

Children’s parties and especially food for children’s parties can be quite stressful for some parents so with that in mind I have started to share some great ideas on my new Facebook page please like and share my new page and over the coming weeks and months I will share some great tips on running a successful children’s party. Party Games, Party Dances, how to make sure the music you play at your children’s party is appropriate and how to give the children great party food that they will love and won’t take you days to prepare.

I look forward to seeing you on Facebook.

Minion cupcake

And the winner is…

Thanks you to all of you who made the switch and liked my Colin Dymond Magician and Ventriloquist page. If you have not done so yet please do so as I will be running more competitions soon.

For the prize of a Snot the Dragon T shirt goest to….

Nic Horne

Purple Dragon puppet

Snot The Dragon


Colin Dymond Magic & Ventriloquism

Time for a change! After 20 years of Ace Of Diamonds, I have decided to just use my name for all future marketing. From now on everything will be under the header of

Colin Dymond Magic & Ventriloquism

My new web address is

And my Facebook activity will be on my Colin Dymond page.

Colin Dymond Magic and Comedy Ventriloquist

Look out for my car that is being wrapped with all my new branding and should be on the road soon.

And finally my new number is

0333 800 1962

0333 numbers are local rate numbers whether dialled from a landline or a mobile.

I look forward to seeing you soon.


Blackpool Opera House

I was honoured to be invited to perform on stage at The Opera House in Blackpool. I thought I’d try my hand at some three way ventriloquism.

Let me know what you think.


Glastonbury Magic Festival

I am honoured to be asked to be a part of this fantastic event. From the 17th-19th July in Glastonbury, I shall be appearing as both Wizard Trelawney and my self doing magic shows and some walkabout magic. The weekend features some of the top magicians from around the world. Hosted by Jay Scott Berry, this is going to be a fantastic weekend of magic. Keep your diaries clear, more information to follow soon.

Glastonbury Wizard copy