Magic Circle date is a dream come true for Ormesby magician Sean Goodman

Ormesby magician Sean Goodman who is to lecture in front of the Magic Circle

Ormesby magician Sean Goodman who is to lecture in front of the Magic Circle - Credit: Raymond Taylor

A magician will step out in front of a crowd of his peers when he fulfils a childhood dream next week.

Sean Goodman of Ormesby, near Great Yarmouth, will achieve a lifetime goal on Monday, when he gives a lecture in front of the Magic Circle.

Mr Goodman will perform in front an audience of fellow members of the society at its headquarters in London, lecturing on how to build a successful career in performing at weddings and special occasions.

The 53-year-old performs at dozens of ceremonies a year, as well as being named entertainer of the year at the wedding industry awards for the Eastern region, and is now looking forward to sharing the secrets of his success with his peers within the magic industry.

He said: 'The Magic Circle is the premier magic club in the world, so it is a huge honour to have been invited.

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'As a child I always dreamed of becoming a magician and always aspired to be a member of the Magic Circle.

'I've been a member for more than 20 years, but to be invited to lecture in front of fellow magicians really is the next level.'

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Mr Goodman first decided he wanted to become a magician at the age of 10, after watching American television series The Magician.

He was spellbound by what he saw, and became determined that he would be able to make others feel the same way some day.

He then dedicated years of his life learning the tricks of the trade, checking numerous books out of his local library, as well as designing illusions of his own.

'Over the years I have never stopped learning and perfecting my act.

'Having been able to spend so much time doing what I love, I feel very fortunate to be able to do what I do as a job.'

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