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Treadwell’s Bookshop

33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom
020 7419 8507

March 2019

Deposit: £110

SOLD OUT 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 Sold out. 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…

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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 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 late…

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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 survive 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. …

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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  were 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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£12

The Spancel of Death- A Play of Irish Witchcraft

Friday 5 April @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

The Spancel of Death- A Play of Irish Witchcraft Written by T.H. Nally, Adapted by Aoife Nally Acted Reading for a select audience The Spancel of Death was set to premiere in Dublin at the Abbey Theatre in the week after Easter 1916. The playwright: T.H. Nally, Irish occultist and friend of W.B. Yeats. The subjects: witchcraft  and misogyny. But on the Easter Monday, as the cast was in final rehearsal, the famed 1916 Easter Rising erupted. The actors left…

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£20

Young Urban Witch: The Sacred Hare

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

Young Urban Witch: The Sacred Hare 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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£12

Through A Glass Darkly: Shadowlit Magic

Friday 12 April @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Through a Glass Darkly An Intimate Performance: Mike Coffey, 'The London Magician' On this night, the London Magician gives a dark, subtle performance. Magic will be performed, minds read, tales and fortunes told. Supernatural powers will  be honoured, and the hints of ghosts evoked. The line, if there is one, between the shaman and the showman will be examined, if not blurred. Come into the shop and go down the stairs, to where fires flicker and shadows dance. The psychology…

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Deposit: £40

Marseille Tarot III: Spreads

Saturday 13 April @ 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Marseille Tarot III: Spreads Full-day class - Adrien Mastrosimone For students who have taken the Marseille I and II classes, this day is the-much-anticipated  full class dedicated to doing readings. Tutor Adrien Mastrosimone introduces the three essential spreads of the cards, along with a guide to how to determine which to choose in any situation. The bulk of the day is spent in learning each in turn, with plenty of interactive exercises and practice sessions. If you are keen to learn…

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£40

SOLD OUT Scrying Class – 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 Sold out.       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.’ …

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Deposit: £120

SOLD OUT 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

SOLD OUT 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…

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£20

Beltane Witchcraft

Friday 26 April @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Beltane Witchcraft Evening Class – Rebecca Beattie In the witches’ wheel of the year, Beltane is marked on the night of 30 April and the day of 1st May. The festival which corresponds to the old English May Day, it is dedicated to love, pleasure and sensual delight.   Tonight explores the way witches see this time of year, and how they mark it. The evening seminar also gives participants an chance to learn and experience an important element of pagan…

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£40

Tarot Cards for Absolute Beginners (Minor Cards)

Saturday 27 April @ 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 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 knights, and finally your number…

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£20

Practical Candle Magic

Sunday 28 April @ 1:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Practical Candle Magic –  Afternoon 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, today is for you. Lucya Starza  leads  you step by step, and we…

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£20

Meeting Aleister Crowley and his Magick

Monday 29 April @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Meeting Aleister Crowley and his Magick Evening Mini-Workshop – Marco Visconti Tonight is for people curious about the man, his philosophy and his magic. It offers a highlight-filled introductory tour of the key godforms, symbols and rituals which make up Crowley’s system Thelema. Join us for an engaging interactive two-hour evening with imagery, slides, demonstrations and discussion. Whether you’re an artist exploring sigils and glyphs, or a musician curious about what Jimmy Page is so keen on, or a personal explorer…

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May 2019

Deposit: £40

Working Magic in the City

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

Working Magic in the City Full Day Workshop - Julian Vayne The landscape, be it urban or rural, contains signs, hauntings, and echoes which leave traces to discover. This full day grounds participants in psychogeography, the art of transforming one’s experience of everyday world into something rich and strange. Julian Vayne will teach methods for encountering the spirits of place, and for re-enchanting your own landscape. The day will include inner exercises, talks, a short walk, interactive workings and simple…

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£10

Jung’s Red Book: Occult Themes and Symbols

Tuesday 14 May @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Treadwell’s Bookshop, 33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom

Jung's Red Book: Occult Themes and Symbols Lecture - Dr Vivianne Crowley Carl Jung's Red Book (Liber Novus) was his private hand-written book written during a profoundly mystical period of his life; it was, he said, the foundation of all his subsequent work.... and is full of esoteric, occult and Pagan themes.  Tonight's  lecture shows that Jung's experiences led him to believe that humanity was soon to enter a New Aeon; the Red Book illustrates he thought it would be characterised by…

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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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