Paul Hurst

Biography

A musician since the late 1970s, band leader and event organiser since the early 1980s, agent in the 1990s and a magician from the mid 2000s.

Probably the only musician to have been booked to play on, in and under the English channel, or to have delivered a collapsible igloo to a Chinese Elvis impersonator.

Creator of the 'Mousetrap of Doom' magic routine.

Where to find Paul Hurst online


Books

Barn Dances, Country Dances & Ceilidhs
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011 by Paul Hurst. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
What is the difference between a barn dance and a ceilidh? Which ones work best, what will you need to put one on and what are the problems to look out for? The author has been playing folk music since the late 1970's - here are a few hints, tips and some general advice on how to run one of your own.
Eight questions to ask yourself before you book a band
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Price: Free! Words: 4,360. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011 by Paul Hurst. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Do you want to book a band, but don't know how to get the best group or what questions to ask? 'Poachers make the best gamekeepers'! Use this chance to draw on the experience of a performer active since the late 1970's. Going public with this information has not exactly made him 'Mr. Popular' with some other musicians, but it can help you to weed out the 'cowboys' and bands to avoid at all costs.
Fortune Reading with Tarot Cards
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by Paul Hurst. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling
Written by an experienced performer, and drawing on experience in mentalism and psychology, this is NOT a book for anyone with a closed mind about how fortune telling works. It is for those who want to learn how to use tarot cards to give readings, and concentrates on facts, techniques and the skills required. No 'wafferty' content, this is a practical guide which also covers ethical concerns.
St. George at Denbies
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Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by Paul Hurst. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Denbies Wine Estate (Dorking, England), plays host to a "St George’s Day Celebration Supper" in April. As well as a sumptuous banquet plus minstrels, jesters and magicians, guests (being a pretty bright bunch) are invited to take part in a literary competition. Now updated to include the 2012 competition, as well as winners and finalists from the previous years.
Medieval Banquets for weddings, parties, ‘corporate’ and fund raising events
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Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011 by Paul Hurst. Category: Nonfiction » Weddings » Wedding planning and checklists
Some ideas for those interested in holding a medieval banquet for a wedding, corporate party or fund raising event.
Fund Raising Events
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Price: Free! Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011 by Paul Hurst. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
A few hints, tips and ideas for anyone wanting to raise funds for their club, society or organisation
Wedding & Civil Partnership Entertainment
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Price: Free! Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011 by Paul Hurst. Category: Nonfiction » Weddings » Wedding planning and checklists
A practical guide with entertainment options for couples getting married or holding a civil partnerships. Includes eight questions to ask any band or performer before you part with any hard-earned cash

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