This was the first convention I attended and it was organised by a committee headed by Kevin Robinson. A memorable moment was seeing Maurice Rooklyn perform his buzz saw illusion on the public show. Mark Glassborow also performed a chain escape in the freezing water of the hotel’s outdoor pool.
VENUE: Glenview Hotel, St Leonard’s
REGISTRATION COST: $40
NUMBER OF REGISTRANTS:
GUESTS: David Nixon (UK), Ali Bongo (UK), Maurice Rooklyn.
Quick Trick – Loris Wilton
Close Up – Gerry McCreanor
LECTURERS: Ali Bongo, Maurice Rooklyn, Willie Kaye.
STAGE SHOW: Steve Walker (MC), John, Greg, Andrew & Karen, Willie Kaye, Kordel & partner, Ali Bongo, The Illusiones, Ali Kabah, Peter Rodda, Maurice Rooklyn
PICTURED BELOW: Ross Skiffington & Loris Wilton.