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Icelandic Folk Magic – Book Launch & Party
Icelandic Folk Magic – Book Launch & Party

Wed, 13 Mar



Icelandic Folk Magic – Book Launch & Party

Albert Bjorn Shiell talks Icelandic folk sorcery with Christina Oakley Harrington and an audience. Wine, discussion, book signings.

Time & Location

13 Mar 2024, 19:00 – 21:30 GMT

London, London WC2R 0HS, UK

About The Event

Iceland is one the last northern bastions of folk sorcery, plant healers and galdr. To celebrate the launch of his new book Icelandic Plant Magic, author Albert Bjorn Shiell will join director Christina Oakley Harrington on our legendary sofa to unpack the Icelandic magical path. He will then take questions from a Treadwell's audience about this little-known tradition. We will conclude the evening with wine, informal discussion and book signings for all those present. 

Albert Björn Shiell began his magical career by immersing himself in the folk sorcery of Sussex, where he grew up. In 2017 he moved to Reykjavik, turning his focus to the old practices of his new homeland. He has dedicated the past couple of years to Icelandic plant magic, which he explores within the land-based, animistic framework of the North. This book is the fruit of that research and those workings. He is found on Sussex_Pellar.


  • Icelandic Launch - Event only

    This ticket gives admission to the talk, interview and soiree, and includes complimentary wine. Please arrive 6.50 pm as the talk will start promptly at 7pm.

  • Icelandic Launch, Event + Book

    Event admission, complimentary wine at the soiree, and a copy of the book (normally priced at £21.99)




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