"Some years ago there was in the city of York a society of magicians. They met upon the third Wednesday of every month and read each other long, dull papers upon the history of English magic."

The Learned Society of York Magicians are known to be some of the wisest and most magical men in Yorkshire, having one of the most comprehensive magic libraries in the North (approximately three to four volumes).

The finest of gentlemen, they are scholars in theoretical magic; for practical magic was confined to history hundreds of years ago - and if you too are a gentleman, and should attend one of their meetings at The Old Starre Inn, you are not to enquire as to why...

The gentlemen gather

The York Society of Magicians by David Roger

The Old Starre Inn

The Old Starre Inn by Jim Kay