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Magic News

See our latest Magic Stories below from children that we've helped. You may also be interested to see our latest fundraising news or charity news.

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William's got the X Factor

Madame Tussauds, 21st November 2016

William 10 has Cerebral Palsy, uncontrollable Epilepsy and is confined to a wheelchair. William has had a tough year, having had… Read more

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Captain Barnacles on a magical visit!

Merlin’s Magic Wand, 18th February 2015

The team at SEA LIFE Mooloolaba in Queensland, Australia decided to bring a friend along on their monthly visit to the… Read more

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Merlin Magic Making...making dreams come true!

Merlin’s Magic Wand, 6th February 2015

Merlin's Magic Wand are currently working with Victoria Education Centre in Poole - a local school that offers specialised, high quality care… Read more

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Ben meets Eddie the Turtle

Merlin’s Magic Wand, 28th September 2014

Ben is 9 years old and is slowly losing his sight due to issues experienced during birth. Ben and his family… Read more

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Magical Day Out in Mooloolaba

Merlin’s Magic Wand, 20th June 2014

This is 5 year old Acaica Rivers, enjoying a magical day out at SEA LIFE Mooloolaba.

Acaica recently lost her mother, and… Read more

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Shark-tastic fun in New Zealand!

Merlin’s Magic Wand, 21st March 2014

Kelly Tarlton’s SEA LIFE Aquarium worked with Make-A-Wish New Zealand to make a dream come true for a shark-loving boy named… Read more

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Toby's Trip to LEGOLAND Windsor

LEGOLAND®, 7th November 2013

Toby Cartwright 9 has PMLD, Epilepsy, Microcephaly is registered blind and is a wheelchair user.The families wish to Magic Wand was… Read more

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Bradley's Wish Granted for LEGOLAND Windsor

LEGOLAND®, 9th October 2013

Bradley has muscular dystrophy. He uses an electric wheelchair as he can no longer walk. Bradley loves building Lego which the… Read more

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Ben's delight at Alton Towers Resort

Alton Towers, 9th October 2013

Ben has ALL and the family find it difficult to plan a day out, it has to be a spur of… Read more

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Bethany's Brilliant day out at Chessington World of Adventures

Chessington World of Adventures, 9th October 2013

Bethany has mitochondrial disease and is unable to sit, crawl, stand, walk and at high risk of aspiration so days out… Read more

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About us

The Charity makes FUN accessible to children with three Magic Spells: "Magical Days Out" providing tickets and funding travel grants to families to enjoy their day at a Merlin Entertainments’ attraction; "Merlin’s Magic On Tour" working with our local communities at hospitals and hospices to bring the magic to the children wherever they are; and "Merlin’s Magic Spaces" designing and creating amazing projects in hospitals, orphanages, learning Centres and more all around the world.

Merlin’s Magic Wand is a charitable trust registered with the UK Charities Commission, registration number 1124081. Merlin’s Magic Wand Trustees Limited is a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 06511344.


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