Get Involved

Volunteer At MagicFest

Edinburgh International Magic Festival is a unique annual event celebrating the Art of Magic that brings to the city amazing performers from around the world and encourages magic talent in Scotland. Our mission is to promote magic as an art form and to attract a wider range of people into the arts.

Every year MagicFest attracts over 10,000 people at 80 different events across the city from free installations to the world-class Gala shows.

Volunteers are vital to ensuring an amazing experience for performers, press and our audience. We rely on an enthusiastic team of people to work with us on this unique event that celebrates the art of Magic in all its amazement and diversity.

Interested in volunteering? That would be magic.

Should you volunteer for MagicFest you will find opportunities to help run venues, sell shows, meet some of the world’s most amazing magicians and maybe even become their backstage beautiful assistant! You will be part of one of Edinburgh’s newest and fastest growing events.

If you are interested in enhancing your CV, having a good time, learning some magic and being part of the team that makes Edinburgh’s most magical Festival a success, then we are waiting to hear from you! Get in touch at

Volunteer Policy (pdf)

Partner With MagicFest

MagicFest is a not-for-profit organisation and the largest Magic Festival in Europe. Our success is solely down to the wonderful partnerships we’ve developed over 10 years.

We work hard to make successful partnerships and we’re always looking for mutually beneficial new relationships and sponsorships. If you have an idea you’d like to share, or a partnership proposal you’d like to make, or you’d simply like to say hi then email directly to the festival Founder and Producer Svetlana McMahon at

Perform At MagicFest

Interested in performing at MagicFest? Email Programming Director Kevin Quantum