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Young Urban Witch: Practical Magic

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.

The evening starts with a lively illustrated talk which opens up a key topic of witchcraft, welcoming personal contributions from everyone as we go along. Then, in the second half,  there is a practical part of the evening, with everyone learning a hands-on magical skill, with all supplies provided. This month’s topic is Solar Magic for Midwinter. No experience is expected – just a sincere interest and a friendly attitude:

  • All sexualities and gender identities welcome

  • Quiet folk as well as outgoing folk equally welcome

  • Workshop time is 6.30 pm to 8.45 pm. Please arrive by 6.20, as late arrivals are disruptive

  • Maximum sixteen folk per workshop so everyone gets personal attention and we can connect well

The teacher is Rebecca Beattie: over a decade ago Rebecca undertook a rigorous apprenticeship in the witch’s Craft, and continues her practice to this day. A creative person herself, she’s a published author, jeweller, novelist and PhD student. Rebecca is wise and compassionate person who enjoys sharing what she’s learnt over the years.

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Young Urban Witches: Magic in a Circle

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.

The evening starts with a lively illustrated talk which opens up a key topic of witchcraft, welcoming personal contributions from everyone as we go along. Then, in the second half,  there is a practical part of the evening, with everyone learning a hands-on magical skill, with all supplies provided. This night’s theme is on Magic in a Circle. No experience is expected – just a sincere interest and a friendly attitude:

  • All sexualities and gender identities welcome

  • Quiet folk as well as outgoing folk equally welcome

  • Workshop time is 6.30 pm to 8.45 pm. Please arrive by 6.20, as late arrivals are disruptive

  • Maximum twenty folk per workshop so everyone gets personal attention and we can connect well

The teacher is Rebecca Beattie.: over a decade ago Rebecca undertook a rigorous apprenticeship in the witch’s Craft, and continues her practice to this day. A creative person herself, she’s a published author, jeweller, novelist and PhD student. Rebecca is wise and compassionate person who enjoys sharing what she’s learnt over the years.

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Making Blended Incense for Magic – August

Making Blended Incense for Magic

– Full Afternoon Class – Rebecca Beattie

Blended 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 to esoteric  principles of Western magic.  By the end of the session will have made an incense to take home; you will also have the knowledge to make incenses at home for spells, purifications and protection.
 
 Rebecca Beattie is a regular Treadwells tutor: she is a practitioner of esoteric arts, a doctoral student and a writer (author of Nature Mystics). 
 
All ingredients are included, and you take home what you make.

Time: Arrive 12.50 for 1 pm start. Runs to 5.30 pm

Price: £40    Ring, or book online here below

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Young Urban Witch Workshop – August

Practical Magic for the Young Urban Witch

Spirit Animals  –  Rebecca Beattie

This is a an evening for younger Londoners who have a creative bent: art students, musicians,  folk from the DIY and warehouse scene, or indeed any walk of life.  In this workshop Treadwell’s  dives into learning and experiencing healing creative witchcraft. Please note it is for people under 30 who are curious about witchcraft that is alive, progressive and feminist.

It starts with a lively illustrated talk which opens up a key topic of witchcraft, tonight on animals as allies. Rebecca encourages contributions from everyone as we go along. Then, in the second half,  there is a practical part of the evening, with everyone learning hands-on magical skill, with all supplies provided. No experience is expected – just a sincere interest and a friendly attitude:

  • All sexualities and gender identities welcome

  • Quiet folk as well as outgoing folk equally welcome

  • Workshop time is 6.30 pm to 8.45 pm. Please arrive by 6.20, as late arrivals are disruptive

  • Maximum sixteen folk per workshop so everyone gets personal attention and we can connect well

The teacher is Rebecca Beattie.: over a decade ago Rebecca undertook a rigorous apprenticeship in the witch’s craft, and continues her practice to this day. A creative person herself, she’s a published author, jeweller, novelist and PhD student. She’s wise, fun and kind – and loves sharing what she’s learnt over the years.

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SOLD OUT. Making Blended Incense for Magic – July

Making Blended Incense for Magic

– Afternoon Mini-Workshop – Rebecca Beattie

old out.  Places available on repeat date of Sunday 19 August.

 

 

 

 

Since ancient times, loose blended incenses have been used for purification, for summoning spirits, and in natural magic. The are created and burnt ceremonially to create prosperity, success and love.  This afternoon intensive introduces the ancient art of  blended incenses,  teaching both the principles and the practices this ancient art.  The tutor will give you hands-on experience of working with the essential components: the resins, oils and botanical.  Scent-experiments and taste tests anchor the learning.  As the central activity, each person will blend a personal incense for a goal or spell, to use at home.  By the end, everyone will have the knowledge to make more blends at home. All ingredients and supplies are included in the fee. Max 16 in class.

Rebecca Beattie is a regular Treadwells tutor: she is a practising witch, writer and doctoral student. She brings over a decade of study and expertise in the traditional magical arts.

Time: Arrive 12.50 for 1 pm start. Runs to 3.15 pm

Price: £20    Ring, or book online here below

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Young Urban Witch – Workshop July 2018

Practical Magic for the Young Urban Witch: Ancestors

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.

This workshop starts with a lively illustrated talk which opens up a key topic of witchcraft, this month on ancestors. The tutor contributions from everyone as we go along. Then, in the second half,  there is a practical part of the evening, with everyone learning hands-on magical skill, with all supplies provided. No experience is expected – just a sincere interest and a friendly attitude:

  • All sexualities and gender identities welcome

  • Quiet folk as well as outgoing folk equally welcome

  • Workshop time is 6.30 pm to 8.45 pm. Please arrive by 6.20, as late arrivals are disruptive

  • Maximum sixteen folk per workshop so everyone gets personal attention and we can connect well

The teacher is Rebecca Beattie.: over a decade ago Rebecca undertook a rigorous apprenticeship in the witch’s Craft, and continues her practice to this day. A creative person herself, she’s a published author, jeweller, novelist and PhD student. Rebecca is wise and compassionate person who enjoys sharing what she’s learnt over the years.

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SOLD OUT. Witches, Sl*ts and Feminists – Young Witches Today

Witches, Sluts and Feminists – Young Witches Today

Conversation with Kristen Sollee, Shy Charles, and Ayesha Tan Jones

Sold out. 

 

 

 

Young, feminist and  uncompromising: a younger generation has exploded across Instagram and Snapchat, and arising in warehouse spaces, DIY scenes and in art schools, and they are embracing the image and identity of the witch. In their armory of magic are the basics of astrology and a passion for crystals – and did we mention activism?  One of the most influential books of this uprising is the recent release above, which came from the Brooklyn scene. Tonight we meet the author, Kristen Sollee, visiting from New York, for a panel conversation with Shy Charles, Ayesha Tan Jones, and moderated by Brooke Palmieri. The three compare notes on youth magic culture (British and American), address unashamed sexuality and  — of course — ask what kind of rebellion is engendered in the witch identity.

Kristen Sollee is in London on a short visit. We promise a great time. Social follows., where Kristen will be signing copies of her book.

Price: £9   Ring, or book online

Time: Arrive 7.15 pm for a 7.30 pm start

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Young Urban Witch Workshop: Crystals

Young Urban Witch Workshop: Crystals in Magic

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 an intersectional, non-binary outlook.

This workshop is on  crystals in witchcraft:  stones have been used in magic from the time of the ancient Greeks, through the middle ages and right up to the present. Rebecca will give a talk on stones and crystals, how Wicca looks at them and uses them, and then turn to the practical side: finding, choosing, charging and ritually attuning with crystals.  For the practical side of the evening, you will be doing a simple spell for a positive aim — all  in the tradition of European folk magic.

No experience is expected – just a sincere interest and a friendly attitude:

  • All sexualities and gender identities welcome

  • Quiet folk as well as outgoing folk equally welcome

  • Workshop time is 6.30 pm to 8.45 pm. As late arrivals are disruptive, please arrive 6.20 pm

  • Maximum sixteen folk per workshop so everyone gets personal attention and we can connect well

The teacher is Rebecca Beattie: over a decade ago Rebecca undertook a rigorous apprenticeship in the witch’s Craft, and continues her practice to this day. A creative person herself, she’s a published author, jeweller, novelist and PhD student. Rebecca is wise and compassionate witch who enjoys sharing what she’s learnt over the years.

Time: Arrive 6.20 for  a prompt 6.30 start. No latecomers. Ends 8.45 pm

Price: £20  Ring, or book online (tickets here below)

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Young Urban Witch Workshop: ‘Spirit’

Young Urban Witch Workshop: ‘Spirit’, the fifth element

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 an intersectional, non-binary outlook.

This workshop is on spirit, the elusive quintessence, the magical fifth which runs through all of nature with and through the four classical elements of earth, air, water and fire. The essence of the quintessence – spirit  – is fascinating and ueful in working with magic.  For the practical side of the evening, you will be doing a simple spirit – quintessence- spell for a positive aim — all  in the tradition of European folk magic.

No experience is expected – just a sincere interest and a friendly attitude:

  • All sexualities and gender identities welcome

  • Quiet folk as well as outgoing folk equally welcome

  • Workshop time is 6.30 pm to 8.45 pm. As late arrivals are disruptive, please arrive 6.20 pm

  • Maximum sixteen folk per workshop so everyone gets personal attention and we can connect well

The teacher is Rebecca Beattie: over a decade ago Rebecca undertook a rigorous apprenticeship in the witch’s Craft, and continues her practice to this day. A creative person herself, she’s a published author, jeweller, novelist and PhD student. Rebecca is wise and compassionate witch who enjoys sharing what she’s learnt over the years. Image credit: Nicolette Clara Iles.

Time: Arrive 6.20 for  a prompt 6.30 start. Ends 8.45 pm

Price: £20  Ring, or book online (tickets here below)

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Young Urban Witches: Element Water

Young Urban Witch Workshop: Element Water

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 an intersectional, non-binary outlook.

This workshop is on the Element Water, one of the four primal energies running through all of nature — it works with the earth, air and fire to make up the basis for much of Europe’s magic and old healing traditions. Rebecca will teach you Waters mysteries, symbols and powers in the Western magical tradition. You will learn crystals  attributed to water, along with the sigils and symbols, and even plants and foods you can work with magically. For the practical side of the evening, you will be doing a simple water spell for a positive aim — all  in the tradition of European folk magic.

No experience is expected – just a sincere interest and a friendly attitude:

  • All sexualities and gender identities welcome

  • Quiet folk as well as outgoing folk equally welcome

  • Workshop time is 6.30 pm to 8.45 pm. As late arrivals are disruptive, please arrive 6.20 pm

  • Maximum sixteen folk per workshop so everyone gets personal attention and we can connect well

The teacher is Rebecca Beattie: over a decade ago Rebecca undertook a rigorous apprenticeship in the witch’s Craft, and continues her practice to this day. A creative person herself, she’s a published author, jeweller, novelist and PhD student. Rebecca is wise and compassionate witch who enjoys sharing what she’s learnt over the years.

Time: Arrive 6.20 for  a prompt 6.30 start. No latecomers. Ends 8.45 pm

Price: £20  Ring, or book online (tickets here below)

Image credit: Nicollette Clara Iles.

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