Historical lectures

“Corbin is a dynamic public speaker, who will engage an audience and educate them while being quite entertaining!”

C. David

Historical lecture, vintage magician, cups and balls magic, History lesson

Historical lectures, talks and motivational speaking performances are available.  Corbin can also speak on a wide variety of subjects, MC your event, or read a script to your guests.

Contact Corbin directly to discuss your specific event’s needs!

From Fair To Foul lecture

This is a 90 minute Historical lecture about magicians during the 1800’s. It explains how they transformed from distrusted street performers at fairs, to performers of skill, and most importantly ended the century by debunking the foul spiritualists.  The spiritualist who were taking advantage of the gullible and those mourning the loss of loved ones. This lecture covers many incredible people such as James and John Rannie, the first magicians in America. Richard Potter, North America’s first magician, Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin the french magician who turned magic into a theatrical art form, John Nevil Maskeylne and many more. Spiritualists like the Fox sisters from New York are talked about, and the methods and tricks they used. Canadian connections are emphasized and many items will be displayed. This lecture is NOT a magic show, but includes magic tricks performed throughout the lecture and has a spirit filled seance that will have the audience on the edge of their seats.
This lecture premiered on October 21 2018 at Eldon House in London ON
Lecture notes are available in the store
Contact me for details on how you can attend a lecture, where the closest lecture to you will be held or how you can book a lecture for your venue.
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