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August 2018

£40

Making Blended Incense for Magic – August

Sunday 19 August @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Making Blended Incense for Magic– Full Afternoon Class – Rebecca BeattieBlended loose incenses have long been used for purification, for summoning spirits, and in natural magic. This full afternoon class (1pm to 5.30 pm) introduces you to they key ingredients scents, starting with learning about resins and their scents. You then learn how to select herbs and oils to mix with these, for your magical or spiritual intention: these are key correspondences. The tutor then teaches you to make your own blend according…

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£20

SOLD OUT Practical Sigil Magic

Monday 20 August @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Practical Sigil Magic Evening Seminar - workshop – Mark Vincent Making sigils is a technique of practical, results-oriented magic. With roots in old grimoires, sigil magic was updated by the famed occult artist Austin Osman Spare, who incorporated the use of the subconscious and personal creativity. Chaos magick took it up with the work of Peter Carroll, and from there it has sometimes come to also involve active self-hypnosis. This class takes you through essential mechanism of sigil magic: from intent…

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£10

Drink and Draw: Occult Themed

Thursday 23 August @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Drink and Draw Night: Occult Themed Carminella Knight and friends Join us for our first Drink & Draw, a phenomenon recently written up in  The Guardian.    This will be a convivial evening session of sketching, sipping and chatting, in the hidden downstairs of London's magical bookshop. Bring your pencils, sketch pads and a bottle of wine, and settle down to draw what catches your eye. To stimulate your creativity will have a still life set up, themed on magic: potion bottles, skulls, cauldrons,…

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£40

SOLD OUT Tarot Cards Introduced, for Absolute Beginners

Saturday 25 August @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Tarot Cards for Absolute Beginners – Minor Arcana Afternoon Workshop – Sue Terry   Sold out     If you’re fascinated by the mysterious images and symbols of the tarot cards, but don’t know where to start, this afternoon workshop is for you.   It starts with a look at the structure of the full tarot deck, and then concentrates on the meanings of the number cards. You’ll meet the four suits  (pentacles, cups, wands and swords), then kings, queens, pages and dashing…

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£40

SOLD OUT Herb Magic: Spells, Lore and Workings

Sunday 26 August @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Herb Magic: Spells, Lore and Workings Afternoon Class - Rebecca Beattie The tradition of herb magic is a long one:  most European plants have lore which informs us what they are 'good for': good luck, fame, love, justice are just a few. This packed half-day teaches the essentials: how to understand the system by which herbs have been accorded their attributed powers. You will learn the underpinnings of esoteric correspondences, planetary attributions, and get an introduction to the old spells…

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September 2018

Deposit: £80

The Effective Spell: Chaos Magic & Hypnosis for Results

Tuesday 4 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:10 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

The Effective Spell: Chaos Magic & Hypnosis for Results Intensive Four-week Course – Mark Vincent Mark Vincent, a clinical hypnotist and magical practitioner, leads this short course focussed on accomplishing a chosen spell.  Results magic is often overlooked, but it is a technology explicitly addressed by chaos magic. It involves using techniques from disciplines which affect the mind’s own abilities, a process pioneered in the 20th century by occultist Austin Osman Spare. Mark will teach the course using  methods from…

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Deposit: £110

Tarot Card Reading for Beginners

Wednesday 5 September @ 7:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Tarot Card Reading for Beginners Eight-week course – Suzanne Corbie Learn to read tarot with a gifted experienced teacher. In an active and well-structured course, you learn the mystical symbolism of the cards, the visual language of their codes and archetypes. There are not only short teaching lectures but also in-class practice readings, homework, interactive class activities and backup support.  This is one of Treadwell’s most popular and successful courses. Tutor Suzanne Corbie has been reading Tarot for 40 years,…

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£20

Practical Candle Magic

Thursday 6 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Practical Candle Magic Evening Class  - Lucya Starza Candle magic is a basic and central skill in the repertoire of pagans and indeed anyone who practices magic. It’s easy to learn, handy and people find it a favourite method. If you always wanted to know how to a spell, or if you are keen to be able to work simple magic in accordance with old traditions, this  hands-on evening class is for you. Lucya Starza  leads  you step by step,…

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Deposit: £80

Spiritual Psychology Weekend: ‘Outer Personality & the Deeper Self’

Saturday 8 September @ 10:30 am - Sunday 9 September @ 5:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Spiritual Psychology: the Outer Personality & the Deeper Self Two-day Workshop – Vivianne & Chris Crowley This the first of a series of three workshops offered over the coming months, and is theme is The Outer Personality and Deeper Self. It is geared to people working within specific spiritual or magical traditions, and for those on individual spiritual paths, and its aim is to facilitate the initiatory journey to the true self by uncovering hidden aspects and releasing inner obstacles.…

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£18

British Museum and Awakening English Magic

Sunday 9 September @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

British Museum and Awakening English Magic Guided Tour  – Caroline Wise The British Museum is an icon in British occultism: from the 1880s on, magicians met in the reading room, studied and translated seminal texts, and saw pagan deities in the galleries. Inspired by manuscripts and finds from around the world and from Britain, they created systems of magic that flourished and grew.  This tour highlights the pagan deitiesthat inspired the magical people at the heart of the occult revival. You…

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£20

Young Urban Witch: Practical Magic

Monday 10 September @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Practical Magic for the Young Urban Witch Evening Mini-Workshop  –  Rebecca Beattie This is  an evening for younger Londoners, art students and musicians — indeed, younger folk from all walks of life who are drawn to magic and spirituality.  Every month this workshop covers a new set of knowledge and symbols, so as to share basics of a wild, free witchcraft. Experience two hours of witch’s path — inclusive, and grounded in a feminist outlook. Please note it is for people under 30.…

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£20

Mercury in Western Esotericism

Saturday 15 September @ 1:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Mercury in Western Esotericism: Force of Communication Seminar-workshop - Vivianne and Chris Crowley The West’s traditions of astrology, cosmology and sacred magic all centre upon the seven sacred planets. Mercury, god of messages, quickfootedness and magic, is the topic of this  informative and experiential seminar. We invite you to join us to immerse yourself in his attributes, symbols and imagery, and to learn to understand him in terms of sacred esoteric psychology — working with both the positive and negative…

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£9 – £18

Spirit of Garbo

Monday 17 September @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Spirit of Garbo Lecture and Launch - Moon Laramie Once described as a 'crazy mystic Swede', film star Greta Garbo had an occult worldview and a nature-based spiritual life.  This side of her was far more profound than most people realise: she was deeply engaged with Theosophy, transcendental meditation, reincarnation and psychic mind power development. Her sense of unity with nature was profound.   Tonight's lecture is held to launch Moon Laramie's book Spirit of Garbo. He will show the depth…

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£40

Tarot for Absolute Beginners – Major Arcana

Saturday 22 September @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Tarot Cards for Absolute Beginners – Major Arcana Afternoon Workshop – Sue Terry If you’re fascinated by the mysterious images and symbols of the tarot cards, but don’t know where to start, this workshop is for you.   It starts with a look at the structure of the full tarot deck, and then concentrates on the iconic cards of the major arcana – the 21 archetypal characters.  You will learn the principles of card reading, with exercises for everyone to try, using the…

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£20

Living Witchcraft: Magic with Jupiter

Monday 24 September @ 7:00 pm - 9:10 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Living Witchcraft: Magic with Jupiter Evening Class – Rebecca Beattie Jupiter is the Grand Benefic of traditional astrological and astral magic.  This  force called upon and worked with for good fortune, justice, long-term stable success, and favours from high places. Jupterian energy is found in the earth’s treasures in certain crystals, herbs, metals and colours. Come learn more in this engaging evening class, which offers both theory and practice. There is a lecture and then all partake in a piece…

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£40

Celtic Traditions of Creativity – Bardic Workshop

Saturday 29 September @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Celtic Traditions of Creativity Bardic Workshop - Jonathan Woolley Early Welsh and Irish bardism permeates modern druidry: bards left not only inspiring writings but also techniques for attaining creative inspiration. This workshop introduces historical bards before focussing on their methods. Integral to creative work is inspiration, which contemporary druids loosely translate as 'awen' - in a spiritually engaged path, the bardic path, be it musical or poetic, is unpacked further for practical help. Jonathan Woolley leads this well-structured, clear and engaged half-day class, which…

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October 2018

Deposit: £140

Western Esotericism – Ten-week Course

Tuesday 9 October @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Western Esoteric Traditions Ten-week course - Dr Christian Giudice Learn the rich history of esoteric movements: Renaissance planetary magic, Elizabethan angel magic, alchemy, freemasonry, Rosicrucians, spiritualism, The Order of the Golden Dawn, Thelema, Wicca and more.  The arts which form the West's occult knowledge are joined in a lineage of ideas, and this ten-week course leads you through through it, century by century from the Renaissance up to the present, familiarising you with the key figures and subjects.  You will meet…

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