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Previous Lectures and Events

Dagon: A Weird History

16 Jul 14

Raising the Dead in 17th century England

3 Jul 14

Blacksmiths in English Lore

26 Jun 14

Remedios Varo: Magic and thr Goddess

26 Jun 14

Remedios Varo: Magic and thr Goddess

4 Dec 13

Alchemy: ubedo Stage

24 Oct 13

Slenderman: Fighting fiction with fiction

24 Oct 13

Witches in Film

9 Oct 13

Lairs of Cthulhu: The Hollywood years

30 Sep 13

Paganism in Fairy Tales

23 Sep 13

A Priestess Rite

9 Sep 13

Building the Forth Pyramid - Magic and Art

29 Aug 13

The Scarlet Letter

4 Jul 13

The Scarlet Letter

4 Jul 13

Alchemy's Citrinitas Stage

2 Jul 13

Dolores Ashcroft Nowicki of SOL

20 Jun 13

Visions of Albion - Ruth Clydesdale

10 Jun 13

Building the Forth Pyramid - Magic and Art

20 May 13

Believers in Vicotiral slums

11 Apr 13

Theosophy and the arts

20 Mar 13

Rider Haggard and the Imperial Occult Dr. Simon Magus

19 Feb 13

Blood and Iron - Ogun

12 Feb 13

Blood and Iron - Ogun

9 Feb 13

Kenneth Grant - Dracula's Tantric Ritual

5 Feb 13

Amulets and Talismans

31 Jan 13

Amulets and Talismans

19 Jan 13

Frieda Harris and the Thoth tarot

29 Oct 12

London's strange world of rats

25 Oct 12

Albedo - Alchemical Quartet II

11 Oct 12

Your own Hypnosis and Trance induction

10 Oct 12

Herbal Magic - Mugwort

7 Oct 12

The Curse of the Mummy - Truth and Rumours in the Victorian Era

3 Oct 12

A Household of Witches? The Leimbach Case and Witch belief

19 Sep 12

Marsilio Ficino Three books on life

13 Sep 12

Red Stars: Chizhevskiy's Industrial Astrology

5 Sep 12

Did the Magic work? Occult practices and sport

23 Aug 12

My Life with Baphomet

16 Aug 12

Witches in the Witch Hunts Dr Philip Almond

14 Aug 12

Sex, Tantra and the Orientalist Imagination

10 Jul 12

Pagan Spirituality: An Introduction

3 Jul 12

Dutch Courage and Mother's Ruin

30 Jun 12

Shinto: An Unbroken Pagan Path?

30 Apr 12

Waking the Dead in the Middle Ages: The Tales the Graves Tell

23 Apr 12

Transmitting the Sacred Fire

18 Apr 12

Beacons of Belief: Trees in the Religions of Early Medieval England

3 Apr 12

Rescuing Manuscript Diaries: Secret Lives from History

29 Mar 12

Anglo Saxon Paganism: Texts, Rites, and Contemporary Practice

6 Mar 12

An Evening with Dolores Ashcroft Nowicki of the SOL

2 Mar 12

Undercover with Mummers and Maypoles

1 Mar 12

Queer Creatures, Engendered Beings, Changelings

28 Feb 12

Tantra: Exploding Some Myths

4 Oct 11

Interview with a Chaos Magician

29 Sep 11

London's Lost Rivers: A Secret History

28 Sep 11

Understanding Autumn Equinox: Magic, Folklore, Traditions

24 Sep 11

Red Magic: the Mystical & Occult Behind the Iron Curtain

22 Sep 11

Floods in the Ancient Desert

21 Sep 11

Your Own Hypnosis and Trance Induction

19 Sep 11

Interview with a Witch

15 Sep 11

Thorn Coyle: Speaking on Self-Possession

5 Sep 11

Great Goddess Inanna: A Night of Her Stories

1 Sep 11

Dark Working Sorcerers: Illusion and the Occult

26 Aug 11

Occult London: A Walk for Occultists

25 Aug 11

Witches, Wizards & Warlocks: Real Magic in London

24 Aug 11

Witches, Wizards and Warlocks: Magic in Medieval and Later London

5 Jul 11

Demons and Angels: The Jewish Traditions

23 Jun 11

How to Make Your Spells Work: Short Course

21 Jun 11

Understanding Midsummer: Intensive One-Day Course

19 Jun 11

Hermes Trismegistus: Fall and Rise of a Magical Figure

14 Jun 11

Is nothing sacred?: Radical and Transgressive Frontiers in Chaos Magic

9 Jun 11

Spirit Possession

1 Jun 11

Queer and Pagan

31 May 11

Magic and Mysteries in the Northern Tradition

27 May 11

Ethical Psychic Vampirism

26 May 11

BDSM and Pagan Spirituality

25 May 11

Polyamory and Paganism

24 May 11

Dorian Gray: Queer, Gothic, Occult

18 May 11

Mystery Cults of the Ancient World

16 May 11

Demons of the Flesh: Philosophy of Occult Body Modification

12 May 11

Interview with a Witch: Tam Campbell

11 May 11

Through A Glass Darkly: Performance Inspired by Victorian Seances of the Fraudulent Mediums

6 May 11

Understanding Beltane: Intensive One-Day Course

1 May 11

Launch Party: ATUA: Voices from La Société Voudon Gnostique

30 Apr 11

Book Launch Party: Wormwood Star: Marjorie Cameron

29 Apr 11

Crossing over Annan Water: A Scottish Ballad for Magical Journeys

28 Apr 11

Exploring Imbolc: Symbolism, Folklore, Custom, Magic

30 Jan 11

Gnostic Legacies

26 Jan 11

Learning the Tarot: Foundation Course for Beginners

25 Jan 11

The Ballad of John Clare

20 Jan 11

Gnostics Uncovered

19 Jan 11

Interview with a Witch

18 Jan 11

Some Secret Place

14 Jan 11

Ancient Gnostics Uncovered

12 Jan 11

The Shamanic Ballad of Tam Lin

11 Jan 11

Tarot Reading Intermediate Course: Progression, Depth, and Complexity

10 Jan 11

Your Own Hypnosis and Trance Induction

6 Jan 11

Gnostics: A Spotter's Guide

5 Jan 11

Occult London in the Sixties & Seventies: Interview with Francesca Rossetti

2 Sep 10

Irish Gods Come Back to Life: AE and the Tuatha Dé Danann, and After

1 Sep 10

'The Way of Things to Come': Jung's Red Book and the Age of Aquarius

26 Aug 10

Witches, Wizards and Warlocks: The London of Medieval and Later Magic

25 Aug 10

Witches, Wizards and Warlocks: The London of Medieval and Later Magic

23 Aug 10

Your Own Hypnosis and Trance-Induction

19 Aug 10

It's a Right Royal Brew: It's the Middle Ages and the Devil's Afoot in London

18 Aug 10

Witches, Wizards and Warlocks: The London of Medieval and Later Magic

16 Aug 10

It's a Right Royal Brew: It's the Middle Ages and the Devil's Afoot in London

14 Aug 10

It's a Right Royal Brew: It's the Middle Ages and the Devil's Afoot in London

11 Aug 10

The Middle Pillar Ritual: A Mini-Workshop Evening

11 Aug 10

The Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram: A Mini-Workshop Evening

4 Aug 10

Flowers and Owls -: A Night of Story from the Fourth Branch of the Mabinogion

29 Jul 10

Black Monday: William Lilly, Astrology, and the Eclipse of 1652

22 Jul 10

The Virago: from Lilith to Today

21 Jul 10

The Dalby Spook: A Fortean Mystery on the Isle of Man

8 Jul 10

What John Dee Did When He Wasn't Chatting with Angels

17 Jun 10

Interview with a Chaos Magician

10 Jun 10

Oh, Dear, it's the Tower...: Giving Difficult Tarot Readings

30 May 10

Interview with a Chaos Magician

29 Apr 10

The Best of the Hypnosis and Trance-Induction

28 Apr 10

The Third Road: Faerie in Hypermodernity

21 Apr 10

Interview with a Ceremonial Magician

15 Apr 10

Going Native, Being Native: Anthropology of Western Magic

14 Apr 10

The Court Cards of Tarot: A One-Day Course for Tarot Learners

11 Apr 10

The Incoming of the Aeon of Maat

8 Apr 10

Critiquing the Counterculture: The Occult Revival of the Sixties and Seventies

7 Apr 10

Demons and Angels in Early Christianity: A User's Guide

1 Apr 10

Launch for 'The Chapter Papers': Observations on the Symbolism of the Hell Fire Club

29 Mar 10

Journeys of the Soul: The Life and Legacy of a Druid Chief

22 Mar 10

The Occult Life of Dennis Wheatley

4 Mar 10

The Horseman's Word: Strands for Traditional Craft

1 Mar 10

Cinema of the Occult: Lovecraft’s Ancient Cinema

18 Feb 10

De Sacrificio: On Sacrifice

15 Feb 10

The Lairs of Cthulhu

8 Feb 10

Cinema of the Occult: Rituals, Perversion and Sorcery

4 Feb 10

The Spirit of Diogenes and the Essence of Simplicity

3 Feb 10

Cinema of the Occult: Four Nights of Themes, Analysis, Views

21 Jan 10

A Night with Zachary Cox

20 Jan 10

Aleister Crowley’s Egypt

13 Jan 10

Four Nights on Cinema of the Occult: Themes, Analysis, Views

7 Jan 10

Results Magic Measured: Tales from the World of Remote Viewing

6 Jan 10

Four Nights on Cinema of the Occult: Themes, Analysis, Views

15 Oct 09

Four Nights on Cinema of the Occult: Themes, Analysis, Views

1 Oct 09

Interview with a Rune Mistress

25 Sep 09

Four Nights on Cinema of the Occult: Themes, Analysis, Views

17 Sep 09

Hermes - Mercury, God of Alchemy

9 Sep 09

Tarot Advanced Course

29 Aug 09

Incense Magic Day

15 Aug 09

The Ecstatic Gnosis of the Black Sun

3 Aug 09

R'Occult and Roll

29 Jul 09

Edgar Allan Poe 200th Birthday Celebration

23 Jul 09

The Occult in Late Victorian & Edwardian literature: Some Reflections on Belief

16 Jul 09

Embodied Magick: Prefigurations in the Flesh

20 Jun 09

Druids and Their Magic in Early Ireland

18 Jun 09

Transmitting the Fire

15 Jun 09

Grimoires: Lecture followed by Launch Drinks

3 Jun 09

Tarot Depth workings: A Day with Six Trumps

31 May 09

Necronomicons: The Scariest Book in the World

28 May 09

The Encyclopaedia Goetica Launch Party

22 May 09

Radclyffe Hall: The Mystic and Occult Life of the 20th Century's Legendary Lesbian

20 May 09

The Supernatural in the Niebelungenlied

14 May 09

The Corpus Hermeticum: Recent Research on the Magicians' "Bible"

6 May 09

Surrealism and the Occult

30 Apr 09

Mysteries of Mithras: The Temples, The Initiations... and the God

24 Apr 09

The Triple Goddess: Her History, Ancient and Modern

16 Apr 09

Goddess in Western Art and Culture: She's More than an Allegory

8 Apr 09

R'Occult and Roll

2 Apr 09

Why Mrs Blake Cried

25 Mar 09

What Did the Gods and Goddesses?

19 Mar 09

Herbal Folk Magic: Potions, Brews, Sachets, Poppets: Intensive One-Day Course

14 Mar 09

Typhonian Magic of Kenneth Grant

11 Mar 09

The Horned Goddess and her Sisters

7 Mar 09

Cinematic Evocations: Occultism in Obscure Cinema

5 Mar 09

Moon Magic: One Day Course

1 Mar 09

Golem-Building for Dummies: Practicalities, Texts and Principles from Jewish Lore

25 Feb 09

A 19th Century Gay Pagan

19 Feb 09

The Monstrous Lesbian: Literature and Art c. 1900-1930

11 Feb 09

The Path of the Solitary Witch

7 Feb 09

Adventures of an Alchemist

5 Feb 09

Ghouls, Demons and Vampires from Malaysia & the Philippines

28 Jan 09

Thelema Intensive: the Way of Thelema

17 Jan 09

The Gods of the Witches: Divinity, Worship, Ritual and Transgression

12 Jan 09

Herbal Folk Magic

10 Jan 09

Montague Summers: Occultist, Catholic, Witch-Hater

9 Jan 09

Wicca Today - Changes, Evolutions and Practicalities

5 Jan 09

Scintillations in Mauve

17 Dec 08

Witchcraft Beliefs in Ancient Mesopotamia

11 Dec 08

Witchcraft Beliefs in Ancient Mesopotamia

11 Dec 08

Near Death Experiences: Exploring the Mind-Body Connection

10 Dec 08

Annie Horniman - Introduced and Celebrated

3 Dec 08

Scintillations in Mauve

27 Nov 08

Robert Graves' White Goddess: The Book and the Goddess

11 Nov 08

Halloween Tales of Horror: A Ghost Story Evening

30 Oct 08

Madame Guyon, Mystic Prophetess of France

16 Oct 08

The Emerald Tablet Introduced

24 Sep 08

The Esoteric Grail: Early 20th Century Britain

23 Sep 08

Gerald Gardner before the Witches

10 Sep 08

The Third Eye, The Fantastic World of Lobsang Rampa

9 Sep 08

Yeats' Golden Dawn

17 Jul 08

The Woman as Magus

30 Jun 08

Finding Latter Day Goddesses

18 Jun 08

The Elf, the Witch and the Devil

12 Jun 08

Gay and a Witch

10 Jun 08

Western Occult Kabbalah meets Jewish Kabbalah: Two Traditions in Dialogue

29 May 08

The Shaman, the Vision and the Brain: The Human Anatomy of the Gods

27 May 08

Seven Planets, Seven Magics:

20 May 08

Pop Culture Magic: Spells with Buffy and Pals

19 May 08

The Solitary Witch in Modern Britain: Reflections on a Pagan Path

15 May 08

Athanors in the Garage - My Life as an Alchemist

13 May 08

Emanuel Swedenborg: Sweden's John Dee - Angels, Demons and Spirits

7 May 08

What Your Crystals Never Told You: An Insider's Look at the Crystal Industry

6 May 08

The Spear of Destiny: Politics and the Esoteric Orders

23 Apr 08

On the Spirit of Terrorism

15 Apr 08

Neo-Nazi Mysteries

8 Apr 08

Blood and Soil

1 Apr 08

The Roots of Christian Mysticism

27 Mar 08

Only a God Can Save Us Now

25 Mar 08

“The Circle of Arte”

19 Mar 08

From Ariosophy to National Socialism

18 Mar 08

Between Science and Religion: Hermeticism in 17th Century England

12 Mar 08

Crackpot History and the Politics of Cultural Despair

11 Mar 08

Christian Kabbalah in the Renaissance

5 Mar 08

The Picatrix: Grandfather of Grimoires

4 Mar 08

A Swish Bish with the Boys

27 Feb 08

Sorceress of the Folk Spirits: Božena Němcová

25 Feb 08

Transformations of the Zelator: Spiritual Initiations in the Golden Dawn

20 Feb 08

Hellenistic Sources of Hermetic Philosophy

13 Feb 08

Mesopotamian Magic; A New Discovery.

22 Jan 08

Crowley's 'Adept of Adepts': Evan Morgan, Eccentric Occultist Extraordinaire

12 Dec 07

Francis Bacon's Magical Reformation and The New Atlantis

29 Nov 07

Egun and Kardec's Spiritualism in Afro-Cuban Religions

21 Nov 07

Research in Parapsychology: Academic Studies of 'Magical' Phenomena

15 Nov 07

The Cult of One: Magic and Art of Austin Osman Spare

10 Nov 07

Feral Sorcery: A Personal Account

1 Nov 07

Seven Planets, Seven Metals: Alchemy, Science, and the Occult Virtues of the Metals

26 Oct 07

Politics and the Occult: The Left, The Right and the Unseen

24 Oct 07

Interview with a Witch: Maxine Sanders

18 Oct 07

Black Ravens and Green Dragons: An Introduction to Alchemical Symbolism

10 Oct 07

“One Devil’s Toenail”: Fossils as Magical Objects

4 Oct 07

A Sense of Magic: Evenings of Western Mysteries

26 Sep 07

Herbal Magic Workshop: Plants and their Talismans in Ritual

22 Sep 07

Sex Magic Workshop: Spells In and Out of the Bedroom

15 Sep 07

A Sense of Magic: Evenings of Western Mysteries

12 Sep 07

Interview with a Witch: Delianne Forget

6 Sep 07

Introduction to Magical Grimoires: Conjuring Angels and Demons

30 Aug 07

Magical Grimoires Introduced

30 Aug 07

A Sense of Magic: Evenings of Western Mysteries

29 Aug 07

Transylvania Beyond the Vampire: A First-Hand Memoir

23 Aug 07

The Phenomenon of Amado Crowley: Sons and Lovers

16 Aug 07

The Doctor and the Witches: Magical Illness & The Cures of Carrichter

15 Aug 07

Talismans and Sigils in Islamic Magic

9 Aug 07

Live and Let Die: Fear of a Voodoo Planet

7 Aug 07

Hell in a Handbasket: A Portable Summary of Demonic Conjuration

2 Aug 07

Crowley’s “Adept of Adepts”: The Eccentric Occultist Evan Morgan

26 Jul 07

Monstrous Lesbians and Sapphic Rituals: England c. 1900-1930

19 Jul 07

Interview with a Witch: Peter Nash, Alexandrian Wicca

13 Jul 07

A late 19th Century German Secret Occult Society Revealed: The Fraternitas Borealis

12 Jul 07

Gothi & Gytha and their Hofs: Heathen Priests & Priestesses and their Temples

10 Jul 07

Ross Nichols: A Mysterious and Mystic Druid

4 Jul 07

The Greek Origins and Western History of the Four Elements

19 Jun 07

Jung and the Occult: Between Archetypes and Spirits

14 Jun 07

Magical Grimoires Introduced: Texts for Conjuring Angels and Demons

12 Jun 07

Islamic Magic

17 May 07

The Strange Secret Life of Charles Williams: Littérateur and Magician of Inter-War London

15 May 07

Magic at the Crossroads

14 May 07

Waking the Dead

9 May 07

Enfolding Magic

8 May 07

Myth and Mysticism: Ella Young’s Ireland

3 May 07

Superstition and Magic: (para)-Psychologists Investigate

30 Apr 07

Introducing Leonora Carrington

24 Apr 07

The Sacred Magic of Abramelin: Saturday Seminar

21 Apr 07

Demon-Hunters of Japan

19 Apr 07

New Light on Old Gerald: Wicca, Gardner and the Craft

17 Apr 07

Angels and Demons, Heaven and Hell – with Dante

11 Apr 07

Travels of Dr. Dee: A Slide Lecture

28 Mar 07

Zoophilia: Becoming-Animal – On Molecular Bestiality

27 Mar 07

Roots and Herbs in Hoodoo: Their Legends, Origins and Powers

22 Mar 07

Zoophilia: In the Company of Wolves – Animal Transformation Fantasy

20 Mar 07

The Test of Magic

17 Mar 07

Zoophilia: Equus Eroticus – Why Do Girls Love Horses?

13 Mar 07

Memoirs of a Working Exorcist

8 Mar 07

The Lore of Holy Wells: Magic, Miracles, and Marketing

5 Mar 07

Iridescent Undulations: A Workshop on Lam

3 Mar 07

H.P. Lovecraft and the Occult: Chaos, Cthulhu, and Contemporary Consciousness

28 Feb 07

Zoophilia: Come Not with Kisses – Leda and the Swan

27 Feb 07

Paracelsus: Renaissance Magic and Science

22 Feb 07

Zoophilia: Ophidicism – Eve and the Serpent

20 Feb 07

H.P. Lovecraft and the Occult: Chariots of the Dark Gods

14 Feb 07

Zoophilia: Philosophy & Culture Series

13 Feb 07

Lapwing, Dog and Roebuck: The 1734 Witchcraft Phenomenon

8 Feb 07

H.P. Lovecraft and the Occult: Legends of the Necronomicon

31 Jan 07

19th Century Irish Occultism and the Emergence of 20th Century Celtic Spirituality

30 Jan 07

Mesopotamian Demons III: A Third Night with Dr. Irving Finkel’s Demons

25 Jan 07

Dangerous Books, Hidden Knowledge and Demons in Vellum: The Keepers of Occult Books in Libraries

23 Jan 07

H.P. Lovecraft and the Occult: The Man, the Myth, the Magic

17 Jan 07

Voudon Gnosis of Michael Bertiaux

11 Jan 07

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