The Mick Hanzlik Award
Mick Hanzlik was a master locksmith, escapologist and expert on all things Houdini. Mick was a member of the U.K.E.A and is sadly missed by the members. We created this award to Honour Mick and his involvement with the group and the artform. Any member can perform an escape on the day of our AGM and the other members will vote for the best escape of the day.
The Winners List
2021 - Miranda Allen
2020 - Andy Robertson
2019 - Tim Houlton
2018 - Andy Robertson
2017 - Allan and Rebecca Taylor
2016 - Stuart Burrell
The David De-Val Award
David De-Val was a master escape artist and magician from the UK, over his career he escaped from handcuffs and other restraints, as well as performing many spectacular escapes, many of which were from prison cells.
The De-Val award is awarded for the best Escape / public demonstration or promotion of Escapology by an Escape Artist / performer in the twelve months between the AGM meetings.