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February 2019

Deposit: £110

SOLD OUT Tarot Intermediate Course

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

Tarot Intermediate Course Eight-week Course – Suzanne Corbie Sold out   New dates: now runs from 20th Feb 2019 So you’ve done the basic course in reading tarot, but you want to progress. For students who have done a foundation tarot class, this is the great way to go further. Join Suzanne Corbie for eight Wednesday evenings of interactive learning to develop your interpretation skills, practice new spreads, and deepen your understanding. You will learn about reversed cards, connecting and opposing…

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£40

SOLD OUT Love Magic for the Urban Witch

Saturday 23 February @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

SOLD OUT. Love Magic for the Urban Witch: Historic Sources and Practical Applications Afternoon Class - Suzanne Corbie   Sold out.    Aimed at the modern urban witch, this intensive afternoon gives a feminist and creative approach to love magic, drawing on historical materials from the ancient and pre-modern periods. The introductory talk looks at  specific practices of love magic in ancient Sumer, Egypt,  and the Graeco-Roman world, examining a selection of rituals, charms, spells and symbols. From this base,…

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£9

SOLD OUT Mithras: A Roman God in London

Monday 25 February @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Mithras: A Roman God in London Lecture - Ruth Clydesdale SOLD OUT     In a dark cave, a man straddling a bull plunges a dagger into its neck.  A dog and a snake leap to lick its blood, while a scorpion grips its testicles. This image is the centrepiece of Mithraism, a mystery cult of the Roman Empire.  Here in London the Walbrook Mithraeum has been superbly restored and opened to visitors in 2017. Speaker Ruth Clydesdale delves into…

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£20

SOLD OUT Practical Sigil Magic

Thursday 28 February @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

SOLD OUT - Practical Sigil Magic Evening Seminar – workshop – Mark Vincent   Sold out.   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…

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£20

SOLD OUT Practical Sigil Magic

Thursday 28 February @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

SOLD OUT.  Practical Sigil Magic  - Evening Seminar – Workshop – Mark Vincent Sold out   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…

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March 2019

£35

SOLD OUT Kenneth Grant Conference

Saturday 2 March @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Kenneth Grant Conference - Launching 'Servants of the Star & the Snake' - Starfire Publishing     Sold out     This full day of talks on British occultist Kenneth Grant (1924-2011) is held in conjunction with the release of Starfire's collection of essays, Servants of the Star & the Snake, bringing together aficionados of all things Typhonian. It run 11 am to 6pm. Henrik Bogdan:  Creative Imagination, Arcanization, and Obliqueness: Deciphering Kenneth Grant’s Magical Universe Michael Staley: The Emergence of New Isis Lodge Caroline…

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£18

SOLD OUT. British Museum and Awakening English Magic –

Sunday 3 March @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
British Museum North Entrance, Montague Place
London, WC1E 7JW United Kingdom

British Museum and Awakening English Magic Guided Tour  – Caroline Wise Sold out.     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…

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£20

Young Urban Witch: Trees and Druidry

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

Young Urban Witch: Trees and Druidry Evening Mini-Workshop  –  Rebecca Beattie This is a an evening for younger Londoners, art students and musicians from the DIY and warehouse scene. Treadwell’s is hosting these to introduce this community to the basics of a wild, free witchcraft. Please note it is for people under 30 who are curious about the witch’s path and magic grounded in a feminist outlook. This workshop starts with a lively illustrated talk which opens up a key topic of witchcraft,…

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£9

SOLD OUT Psychedelic Shamanism

Friday 8 March @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

SOLD OUT.   Psychedelic Shamanism  - Lecture - Julian Vayne Sold out. In this lecture Julian Vayne will explore the sacred drugs of shamanism, a story rich with his first hand descriptions of both indigenous ceremony and the latest licensed research into psychedelics. Expect a heady blend of chemistry, politics, medicine and magic to be brewed up tonight.  Julian Vayne is an explorer of alternate realities and entheogenic magics, with over 30 years' experience. He is the author of many titles…

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Deposit: £40

Queering Magic – Day Workshop

Saturday 9 March @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Queering Magic - Theory and Practice Day-long Intensive - Julian Vayne Beyond polarity and into multiplicity: a day dedicated to magic as a lived practice. Julian Vayne leads a day-long intensive which works actively with identity, sexuality and power in a space that is safe and inclusive. It will involve ritual, breath, voice work and other methods to explore liminal spirits from both ancient myth and contemporary culture. We will share our insights and weave together multiple magical intentions to enable…

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£20

SOLD OUT Spring Equinox Witchcraft

Monday 11 March @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Spring Equinox Witchcraft Evening Seminar with Practical - Rebecca Beattie In the witches' wheel of the year, Spring Equinox is a time of the secrets of the earth coming to life, of hares, of old customs at holy wells.   Tonight explores the way witches see this season, and how they mark it. It opens up the connection with nature of a wild, free witchcraft. inclusive, and grounded in a feminist outlook. The evening starts with a lively illustrated talk, welcoming…

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Deposit: £40

Marseille Tarot II: Minor Cards

Saturday 16 March @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Marseille Tarot II: Minor Cards Full day Class - Adrien Mastrosimone For people who have attended one of the Marseille Tarot first classes, this full day goes into the full workings of the minor arcana, otherwise known as the number cards of the four suits, numbered from aces to kings. The day is both instructive and practical; attendees will be able to do basic readings with a whole deck by the end of the session.  The famed Marseille tarot is characterised…

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£20

Discovering the Lost Gods of England

Monday 18 March @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Discovering the Lost Gods of England Evening Storytelling and Workshop – Andreas Kornevall How did we get the names of the week?  What Anglo-Saxon elements lie at the root of many English local customs?  Tonight is dedicated to revealing the folklore, mythology and old folk practices which contain traces of the pagan English gods. Andreas Kornevall, a mythotrapher and storyteller, will  tell one or two of the main myth cycles of Northern Europe as an act of remembrance and as…

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Deposit: £110

Tarot Card Reading – Intermediate Course

Tuesday 19 March @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Tarot Card Reading - Intermediate Course Eight-week course – Sue Merlyn Farebrother Okay, you know your greater trumps and your minor arcana, you’ve just about got the hang of the basic Celtic Cross spread. Now you want to go further. This course guides you in sharpening your abilities and skills, giving you deeper knowledge. There is reinforcement of knowledge learnt before, and lots of guidance on actually doing readings: hands-on practice and working with examples.  By the end of the…

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£9

Sex and Empire: The Cannibal Club’s Edward Sellon

Thursday 21 March @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Sex and Empire: The Cannibal Club's Edward Sellon Lecture - Phil Hine The Cannibal Club was a nineteenth-century coterie of influential gentlemen fascinated by sexuality, including 'deviancy' - often through anthropological enquiry and published erotica. Its members came together to form club of fascination at the crossroads of anthropology, empire, and pornography.  The club's most infamous member, Edward Sellon (1818–1866)  is the starting point for this lecture on the group's ideas and influence. Join us for a  trip into a world…

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£40

SOLD OUT Tarot Cards for Absolute Beginners

Saturday 23 March @ 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 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 iconic cards of the major arcana – the 21 archetypal characters.  You will learn the principles of card reading, with exercises for everyone…

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£9

‘Everything I Knew About Wicca Was Wrong’

Monday 25 March @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

'Everything I Knew About Wicca Was Wrong' Lecture - Paula Nancy and Frank Pierce Some years ago a young couple, both London professionals, got initiated into a coven as neo-Pagan witches. They thought they knew what Wicca was all about, being well-read people with long study in Western esotericism. But the tradition they found in practice, still bounded in secrecy, was a revelation: it was powerfully different from what the beginner Wicca books had described.  Paula and Frank, now in their…

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£9

Vision Quest

Thursday 28 March @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Vision Quest - Lecture - Gabriel Toso Rites of passage in the wilderness are common in different cultures throughout the human history. One such is the Vision Quest, specifically linked with the Native American tradition which has managed to survived the ‘American Genocide’ and is still much alive in our times.  A vision quest, in whatever form, is a spiritual undertaking to find oneself and one’s direction, as well as to assist in connecting with Mother Earth and the divine.  Based…

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£40

Herb Magic: Spells, Lore and Workings

Saturday 30 March @ 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  wer long known to be ‘good for’ something, be it luck, fame, love, justice or seeing fairies. This packed half-day teaches the underpinnings of esoteric correspondences and also get an introduction to the old spells collected in the Victorian era from folk in the English countryside. The practical part of the class consists in working with the…

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The Marseille Tarot Introduced

Sunday 31 March @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

The Marseille Tarot Introduced One-day Course – Adrien Mastrosimone The famed Marseille tarot is an iconic older tarot dating from the seventeenth century, and it is still the main tarot deck in France to this day.  It is Jodorowsky’s preferred deck. Today introduces the Marseille tarot and how to read with it, in a workshop presented by a reader of over two decades’s standing.  This once day intensive immerses participants in the deck, concentrating on the major arcana cards; it…

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April 2019

£9

Hermes-Mercury, God of Alchemy

Monday 1 April @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Hermes-Mercury, God of Alchemy - Lecture - Paul Cowlan If alchemy has a patron deity it's Hermes, god of riddles, tricks and secrets; or as the Romans called him, Mercury; tutelary wheeler-dealer deity of trade, thieves and market places. The arch illusionist, the ultimate Tricky-Dickie, he is the fluid that is really a metal but behaves like a liquid. But he also the spiritual essence, the divine messenger, the only one who can lead you safely through the darkness of…

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Deposit: £140

Western Esoteric Traditions – Course

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

Western Esoteric Traditions - Ten-week History Course – Dr Christian Giudice This course teaches 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…

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£18

British Museum and Awakening English Magic – April 2019

Sunday 7 April @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
British Museum North Entrance, Montague Place
London, WC1E 7JW 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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£40

Scrying: From Black Mirrors to Crystal Balls – April 2019

Sunday 14 April @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Scrying: From Black Mirrors to Crystal Balls Practical Class – Lucya Starza Images appearing, flickering in the edges of the sight — a view into a future or a distant place. Scrying is the art of gazing into reflective surfaces to achieve that special vision, and it is an art that can be developed. In this four-and-a-half-hour afternoon class, Lucya Starza introduces scrying, and teaches the exercises that help a person cultivate the ‘second sight.’  By the end of the…

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Deposit: £120

Tarot Card Reading for Beginners

Wednesday 17 April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 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 short teaching lectures which are followed by interactive class activities:  discussions, meditations, practice readings and learning games. For the duration,  the tutor offers backup support by email between classes.   By the end of the course students will be…

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September 2019

Deposit: £85

Spiritual Psychology: the Outer Personality & the Deeper Self

Saturday 7 September @ 10:30 am - Sunday 8 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 two-day workshop explores the psychology of the sacred, the inner deeper self and its relationship to the outer personality. The weekend is geared to people working within specific spiritual or magical traditions, as well as 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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