Baffling Blandford

The magical town walk

What they say about Baffling Blandford:

“Magic tricks and surprising poetry, together with a group of people on a walk through an historic English Town. Wonderful and most of all: NOT television.” Hanz F.

“I will spread the word about Baffling Blandford. It’s a wonderful initiative… Thank you for injecting a bit more surprise and fun into Blandford. It’s inspiring!” Anna P.

“Magic on the move. The eccentric and entertaining Baffling Blandford with Paul Hyland and Jana Bundy is just brilliant.” Peter N.

“It was SUCH fun… thank you so much, you two bafflingly brilliant people!” Judy B.


Now, beware the baffling Big Green Button below (courtesy of David Hyland, 1996)….you’ve been warned!

Big Green Button

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Frequently Asked Questions…

How long does the walk take?
Depending on the size of the crowd, it’s a half-hour walk which takes 90 minutes or so, because we stop to perform at various sites throughout Blandford.

How much does it cost?
It’s great value at £8 a head, £7 for children and OAPs, or £20 for a family.

What if we are a large group?
There is a group rate if you have 12 or more members as long as the leader collects the money from everyone in their own group before we start. We’ll work to accommodate you if you e-mail your numbers and proposed date to (or use the form under Contact/Booking if you wish).

What is your rain policy?
The show must go on, so bring a poncho or umbrella! If it’s really blowing a gale or tipping down, we may take the show into the Crown Hotel, cabaret-style.

Is the walk suitable for people with pushchairs and wheelchairs?
Yes. The vast majority of the walk is on level ground with dropped kerbs and gentle slopes. There is one point near the River Stour where the group walks down some steps and there is one steep slope over a railway bridge, but people with wheels can take alternative routes to the same destination without missing a trick.

Is the walk suitable for children?
Although our tour is designed for grown-ups, children (6+) will enjoy it too. Just be aware that there are limited loos available during the walk.

Will we learn a lot of facts about Blandford Forum?
Our eccentric tour combines history and mystery, illustrating the town’s quirky character with illusions.

Is fluent English required to enjoy the walk?
If you don’t know English well, you will be especially baffled!

Any further questions please email Paul and Jana at

Just show up – no pre-booking required
Price: £8.00 (families £20, concs £7.00)

AND…to learn more about our books, poetry, translation and magic (we’re into a lot of things), visit the rest of our website!