Top comedy magician Mark Waddington is to compere Keighley Festival's flagship event. He will introduce the many performers from local schools in the One Amazing Night show.

The July 1 presentation at Victoria Hall is billed as "a truly breathtaking show of music and dance".

Performers, all aged under 15, include a didgeridoo band, samba band, rock group, Bollywood dancers and ballroom dancers.

Mark has been performing magic since childhood and was accepted into Bradford Magic Circle at just 13. Now in his late teens, he is said to combine astounding magic with cheeky comedy and wit.

Mark has performed with the likes of Jimmy Cricket, Johnnie Casson, Bobby Knutt and Gorden Kaye.

Mark is currently touring with an hour-long magic show entitled Too Lazy to Get a Real Job.

Tickets for One Amazing Night can be booked by contacting 01756 709275 or