Andrew Gill is a professional speaker who works with academia, museums and special interest groups. He is an Arts Society (formerly NADFAS) approved lecturer.

He focuses on magic lanterns and optical toys and presents a lavishly illustrated talk entitled Optical entertainments before the Movies and, just a few times each year, authentic Victorian magic lantern shows.

His website Magic Lantern World includes a regular blog on magic lantern slides and related topics.

See Andrew Gill’s website for more information

For enquiries please contact Andrew via the Magic Lantern Society website


Other lanternists performing in U.K.


The Magic Lantern Society does not guarantee that any performance you arrange will match your requirements and recommends that you agree your needs in detail with any potential lanternist. Any resulting contract or arrangement to provide a show will be between the organiser and the lanternist only and will not involve the Magic Lantern Society in any way.

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