102-year-old magician receives and MBE from Prince William

Bibbidi-MBE-boo! 마술사, 102, delights with a magic trick after receiving honour for charitable fundraising from Prince William

  • Henry Lewis, a 102-year-old magician, received a MBE at Windsor Castle today
  • Performer was rewarded for the charitable fundraising he did throughout his life Duke and Duchess of Cambridge highlighted his work with video on social media
  • A 102-year-old magician shared a delightful magic trick as he celebrated receiving a MBE for charitable fundraising throughout his life.

    Henry Lewis, from North 런던, received the honour from 프린스 윌리엄, 39, in an investiture ceremony at 윈저 성 오늘, leaving his wheelchair behind to stand for the occasion.

    While he was never a professional magician, Lewis revealed he used his beloved hobby, which he picked up as a child, to fundraise money for charitable causes.

    After receiving the honour, the magician showed off his skills with a trick where he moved a safety pin through a white cloth without ripping the fabric or breaking the pin.

    The trick was shared on 트위터 and Instagram by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they marked today’s investiture.

    102-year-old magician Henry Lewis shared a delightful magic trick as he celebrated receiving a MBE from Prince William 39, at Windsor Castle today for the charitable fundraising he did throughout his life

    102-year-old magician Henry Lewis shared a delightful magic trick as he celebrated receiving a MBE from Prince William 39, at Windsor Castle today for the charitable fundraising he did throughout his life

    The magician moved a safety pin through a piece of white cloth without unfastening it to celebrate his honour

    The magician moved a safety pin through a piece of white cloth without unfastening it to celebrate his honour








    ‘I don’t do tricks, I do magic,’ 남자 이름, who stood from his wheelchair for today’s occasion, said tongue-in-cheek.

    비디오에서, the magician asked a helper to hold a white cloth in front of her while he fastened a safety pin to one of its corners.

    After it was fastened to the fabric, a normal pin would not move, or would rip the cloth if it did.

    그러나, Henry managed to firmly drag the pin across the fabric without unfastening it, or riping the cloth, despite a clearly audible zipping sound as it moved.

    The 102-yeat-old explained he was never a professional magician, but used his magic skills to raise money for charity throughout his life

    The 102-yeat-old explained he was never a professional magician, but used his magic skills to raise money for charity throughout his life

    The magician was very touched after he received his honour from the Duke of Cambridge during the ceremony

    The magician was very touched after he received his honour from the Duke of Cambridge during the ceremony

    After he completed his sliding trick, the MBE gave the camera a satisfied grin.

    Henry was visibly touched after he received the honour from the Duke of Cambridge and said afterwards: ‘It’s all very nice and I’m very pleased about it. I’m very surprised I ever got it.

    Henry said magic has allowed him to fundraise throughout his life.

    그는 말했다: ‘Magic was a hobby of mine, it’s never been my profession, but it’s raised a lot of money all over the world.

    William welcomed Henry with a warm smile as the 102-year-old stood up, out of his wheelchair, in order to receive his honour

    William welcomed Henry with a warm smile as the 102-year-old stood up, out of his wheelchair, in order to receive his honour

    The Duke of Cambridge exchanged a few words with Henry, who has performed magic all over the world throughout his life, all in the name of charity

    The Duke of Cambridge exchanged a few words with Henry, who has performed magic all over the world throughout his life, all in the name of charity

    ‘I performed in Canada. I performed in Denmark; 이스라엘; in Massachusetts in two very large theatres. So I’ve had a very, very good life compared to most and I’ve done a lot in it.

    Asked if he still did magic, Mr Lewis said he recently put on a show at the assisted living facility in North London where he lives.

    '우리는 환경을 생각하고 완전 전기 모델을 계획하고 있습니다.: ‘They complained about it. It was too short.

    The magician, whose interest began when he found a magic book in a pile of rubbish in Hackney, 이스트 런던, 어린 시절, then showed off his skills.

    그는 말했다: ‘The best part of magic is that people enjoy it.

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shared a clip of Henry as the magician showed off his skills to celebrate the event

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shared a clip of Henry as the magician showed off his skills to celebrate the event

    A proud Henry looked at the camera with a satisfying grin after he dazzled Windsor Castle with the safety pin trick

    A proud Henry looked at the camera with a satisfying grin after he dazzled Windsor Castle with the safety pin trick

    Asked about his secret to a long life, 그는 '실패한 기업의 고객에게는 여전히 힘든 시기'라고 말했다.: ‘Not to be devious. Go to bed at night, think of what you’ve done during the day.

    ‘Think of what you’ll be doing the next day and when you wake up, do it.

    ‘And never be jealous or envious of other people or their possessions.

    ‘If you’re like that, you’ll be happy.

    헨리, who fell in love with magic as a child in Hackney, 러시아워에 런던 버스에 치여 30대 여성 사망, said he did not think he would get a MBE

    헨리, who fell in love with magic as a child in Hackney, 러시아워에 런던 버스에 치여 30대 여성 사망, said he did not think he would get a MBE

    Meeting William was not Henry’s first royal encounter.

    As honorary vice president of The Magic Circle, he said he met the Prince of Wales while performing at the famous society.

    Mr Lewis was also president of the Inner Magic Circle and a member of the Society of American Magicians.

    He is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and of the Incorporated Society of Valuers and Auctioneers.

    The magician proudly posed with his honour after the ceremony

    Henry took off his glasses for the occasion in Windsor today

    The magician proudly posed with his honour after the ceremony, and took off his glasses for the occasion, 권리