Ever wanted to entertain your friends and family with amazing science stunts? Professor Richard Wiseman has travelled the world in search of the extraordinary. His Bets You Always Win videos have had over 150 million views on YouTube, and now you can experience the magic live. Discover how to….
….balance a coin on the edge of a bank note
….turn a tea towel into a chicken
….hypnotise anyone in seconds
and much, much more.
Richard will also be explaining the science behind the stunts and showing some amazing optical illusions.
Professor Wiseman began his career as a cabin boy on a pirate ship where he was known as Tricky Dicky because of his magic tricks involving dubloons and a parrot*. When the parrot died in an incident he still refuses to speak about, he came ashore and became a con man; for years he posed as a successful Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Hertfordshire. He claims to have written some books but we suspect the parrot actually wrote them.
He is currently on Interpol’s Most Wanted list for crimes against humanity and can be identified by a tattoo of One Direction on his right thigh. Approach with extreme caution.
*some of this may not be true
Because it’s our nearest meeting to Christmas, there will be treats. If you’ve been good.
Please note that our January meeting will be on the 9th and then we’re back to our usual first Monday of the month.