The UnNatural History Museum

Viktor Wynd's latest book is published on March 3rd 2020

Aug 24th 2020 - Feb 2nd 2021

Taxidermy Academy Timetable

Mouse / Mole / Rat / Rabbit / Crow / Squirrel / Snake / Puppy / Hedgehog / Crab / Fox & Goat Taxidermy Courses from £35 Anthropomorphic & Naturalistic

May 1st 2015 - Dec 31st 2021


Paul Benney Night Paintings - 31st Oct 2020 to 31st January 2021

Jan 1st 2016 - Dec 31st 2025

Viktor Wynd's UnNatural History Museum - Falmouth

The Society is Delighted to Announce the Opening of the Cornish Branch of our Infamous Museum within The National Maritime Museum, Falmouth, complete with Unicorn Skeleton, a Fairy, Mermaid & The World's Only Taxidermy Swoose

Mar 20th 2020 - Jan 3rd 2022

Gone With the Wynd

Join Viktor Wynd on Expeditions to Papua New Guinea, In Search of Voodoo in West Africa & Beyond

Oct 2nd 2018 - Dec 1st 2027

Bed Time Stories, Ballads & Lullabies with Viktor Wynd, Sam Lee & Friends in aid of CRISIS

Join Viktor Wynd, Sam Lee and friends for a nightcap, let them tuck you into bed, tell you fairy tales, sing ballads and a sweet lullaby Tickets by Donation - 50% of Donations will go straight to CRISIS to Help The Homeless This Christmas

Jan 23rd 2021 - Jan 1st 2028

Zoom Lectures

a Zoom Lecture Series on The Occult, Death, Art, Sex, Whales, Crows & Everything in Between with Speakers including Marina Warner, Ronald Hutton, Philip Hoare, Mark Cocker & Many More

Jan 1st 2016 - Dec 1st 2030


Wine Tasting: Toasting to the Autumnal Equinox

Join us for a tasting of five outstanding & unusual wines as we toast to the autumnal equinox

Sep 22nd 2020 - Jan 31st 2021

Paul Benney - Night paintings

An Exhibition of paintings by Paul Benney

Oct 31st 2020 - Jan 31st 2021

The Celestial Bed of Dr.James Graham - Sex Therapist - Lydia Syson by Zoom

Dr.Graham guaranteed both ecstasy and fertility to the users of his infamous 18th Century Celestial Bed, Zoom lecture with Lydia Syson

Feb 7th 2021 - Feb 7th 2021

Britain's Pagan Heritage with Professor Ronald Hutton - Zoom Lecture

Prof.Hutton Will examine our Magnificent Pre-Christian Heritage and examine how much of this it is possible to recover - Zoom Lecture

Feb 9th 2021 - Feb 9th 2021

Herbal Aphrodisiacs & Cures for the Heart with The Apothecary’s Daughter

This Valentine's Day, join The Apothecary's Daughter to learn about herbal potions for the lovestruck and the lovesick alike

Feb 14th 2021 - Feb 14th 2021

The History of Perverse Sex - Illustrated Valentine's Zoom Lecture with Julie Peakman

In Collaboration with New York's Morbid Anatomy join Julie Peakman this Valentine's Day to find out all about The History of Perverse Sex

Feb 14th 2021 - Feb 14th 2021

Satanic Feminism - Lucifer, Women's Liberator in the C19 - Per Faxneld

Join Per Faxneld on Zoom, author of “Satanic Feminism Lucifer as the Liberator of Woman in Nineteenth Century Culture” to learn about how feminists around the year 1900 used satanic symbolism as a strategic tool

Feb 18th 2021 - Feb 18th 2021

M.R. James Fireside Ghost Stories with Robert Lloyd Parry, Live on Zoom

Join acclaimed performer Robert Lloyd Parry as he brings to life the beloved ghost stories of M.R. James

Feb 21st 2021 - Feb 21st 2021

Mark Cocker on Crows - Zoom Lecture

In Collaboration with New York's Morbid Anatomy the pre-eminent Nature Writer of our Time Mark Cocker will talk about Crows on Zoom

Feb 21st 2021 - Feb 21st 2021

Victorian Hairwork: Mourning, Memory Object, and Craft with Master Jeweler, Educator and Art Historian Karen Bachmann, Beginning February 2

4-week online course Tuesdays, February 2, 9, 16, and 23 6:30-9:30pm Taught via Zoom by Karen Bachmann In this four week class, students will learn about the history of--and create their own piece of-- Victorian Hairwork.

Feb 2nd 2021 - Feb 23rd 2021

Calling the Spirits: A History of Seances with Lisa Morton, Live on Zoom

Join author and screenwriter Lisa Morton to explore how our fascination with talking to the dead grew and evolved

Mar 1st 2021 - Mar 1st 2021

The Octopus & Evolution of Intelligent Life with Peter Godfrey-Smith, Zoom

Join Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith on a fascinating journey to the depths of the ocean to learn how nature became aware of itself

Mar 7th 2021 - Mar 7th 2021

Mark Cocker Master Class on Nature Writing by Zoom

Saturday 6 & 13 March, 10 am to 12 pm, ticket includes both sessions. This is a four-hour seminar, split over two days consecutive Saturdays, to explore some of the techniques of nature writing. We will pay careful attention to language, and also to the power and importance of your initial observations. It is this preliminary work that often determines whether the words you choose will be original, fresh and suggestive.

Mar 6th 2021 - Mar 13th 2021

The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic: A Zoom Talk with Director Simon Costin

A special Zoom evening with Director of the Museum of Witchcraft & Magic, Simon Costin in collaboration with New York's Morbid Anatomy

Mar 14th 2021 - Mar 14th 2021

Make your Own Memento Mori: Befriending Death with Art, History and the Imagination Zoom Class with Morbid Anatomy Founder Joanna Ebenstein

4 week online course Tuesdays 23 February and 2, 9, and 16 March from 7:30- 9:30 pm PLEASE NOTE: All classes will also be recorded and archived for students who cannot make that time Taught interactively via Zoom to a small class by Morbid Anatomy Founder & distinguished author Joanna Ebenstein

Feb 23rd 2021 - Mar 16th 2021

Marina Warner - Mary Magdalene and her Jar: Fragrant Oils, Luxury and Sin

In a new, fully illustrated zoom lecture Marina Warner will uncover the long associations of balm with the pleasures and solace of the East, which her parents were seeking when they moved to Cairo after the war.

Mar 15th 2021 - Mar 16th 2021

Voodoo in West Africa - Gone With The Wynd Expedition Number V

Join anthropologist Professor Lucciano Riggio, Collector Viktor Wynd & a small group on a trip to the Cradle of Voodoo – Benin & Togo, take part in and watch ceremonies, masquerades & sacrifices, visit shrines, temples and meet priests and a tribal king. Shop in traditional and Fetish Markets.

Mar 13th 2021 - Mar 21st 2021

Death and Resurrection As Muse: 4-Week Tarot Course with Laetitia Barbier

Professional tarot reader Laetitia Barbier teaches how to ignite creativity in times of crisis and vanquish fear using the tarot's imagery Saturdays 6, 13, 20 and 27 March from 3 pm to 5 pm

Mar 6th 2021 - Mar 27th 2021

Viktor Wynd on The UnNatural History Museum - The Lecture That Never Was

Join Viktor Wynd on Zoom for an illustrated lecture on his new book, hear about fairies, mermaids, ghosts, shrunken heads and his dead friends.

Mar 28th 2021 - Mar 28th 2021

In the Realm of the Dark Rabbit: A Comic Lecture by David Bramwell

Join Dr David Bramwell on Zoom to uncover what drives some to con, deceive and pull pranks and explore the changing role of the trickster over time

Apr 1st 2021 - Apr 1st 2021

Deanna Petherbridge on Witches & Wicked Bodies: An Illustrated Zoom Lecture

Join Deanna Petherbridge to explore European witchcraft from the ancient world to present day through a rich survey of images

Apr 6th 2021 - Apr 6th 2021

Mike Jay on Mescaline & Art - Zoom Lecture

Mike Jay on Mescaline & Art - Zoom Lecture in Collaboration with New York's Morbid Anatomy

Apr 18th 2021 - Apr 18th 2021

The Philosophy of Monsters: An Illustrated Lecture by Dr Stephen Asma

Join Dr Stephen Asma, author of "On Monsters", as he examines the human condition by looking at what scares us most

Apr 21st 2021 - Apr 21st 2021

Freud’s Pandemics: A Live Zoom Lecture with Professor Brett Kahr

Join Dr Brett Kahr to learn what Freud—having lived through WWI, the Spanish Flu, and Nazi occupation—can teach us in this new pandemic

Apr 26th 2021 - Apr 26th 2021

On The Monstrous Pictures of Whales - Philip Hoare - Zoom Lecture

Philip Hoare on how to depict the impossible, a monster more bizarre than any medieval Apocalypse or engravings of krakens and rhinoceroses? Zoom lecture in collaboration with New York's Morbid Anatomy

May 16th 2021 - May 16th 2021

Philip Terry on Oulipo, France's Longest Lasting Literary Group

Join writer and translator Philip Terry to learn about France's Ouvroir de littérature potentielle or Workshop of Potential Literature

May 25th 2021 - May 25th 2021

Leonora Carrington, My Mother - Gaby Weisz - Zoom Lecture

Leonora Carrington's Son - Gaby Weisz - talks about his recent memoir of his mother with Viktor Wynd - Zoom Lecture in collaboration with Morbid Anatomy

Jun 13th 2021 - Jun 13th 2021

For The Love of Birds: An Introduction to Birdwatching by Mark Cocker on Zoom

Step into the fascinating world of bird watching as award-winning author and naturalist Mark Cocker lays out its history and practice

Jun 28th 2021 - Jun 28th 2021

The Ghost - a Cultural History with Susan Owens - Zoom Lecture

Susan Owens on her book - The Ghost - a Cultural History - Zoom Lecture in collaboration with Morbid anatomy

Jul 11th 2021 - Jul 11th 2021

Carl Hoffman on The Death of Michael Rockefeller - Zoom Lecture

Carl Hoffman will talk about his book – Savage Harvest - The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea in 1961 Zoom lecture in collaboration with New York's Morbid Anatomy

Sep 19th 2021 - Sep 19th 2021

Phil Baker on Austin Osman Spare - Zoom Lecture

The Artist & Occultist's biographer tells all in this Zoom lecture in collaboration with New York's Morbid Anatomy

Oct 17th 2021 - Oct 17th 2021

Grimoires & Magical Books - Owen Davies - Zoom Lecture

Owen Davies illuminates the many fascinating forms these recondite books have taken and exactly what these books held. Zoom Lecture in collaboration with Morbid Anatomy

Nov 14th 2021 - Nov 14th 2021

Masks & Death Rites of The Bismark Sea

Gone With The Wynd Expedition #5 to Papua New Guinea's New Britain, Duke of York Isles and New Ireland To Witness Three Spectacular Tribal Ceremonies, Climb An Active Volcano, Meet Megapode Egg Hunters and Snorkel on Some of the World’s Most Pristine Coral Reefs and Swim with Dolphins

Nov 1st 2021 - Nov 14th 2021

In Search of Spirits & Crocodile Warriors - a collecting expedition to The Sepik River

Gone With The Wynd Expedition # 6 We will take you to one of the most remote and little visited parts of Papua New Guinea... the Sepik River. At 1,126 kilometres, the Sepik River is Papua New Guinea’s answer to the Amazon. It is the country’s longest river and is often referred to as Papua New Guinea’s ‘cultural heart’ because it is so rich and varied in its tribal cultures. A land almost lost in time, where Spirits roam.

Nov 13th 2021 - Nov 27th 2021

Book your next party with us!

Birthdays, corporate events, staff gatherings, holiday dos, divorce parties... Find out more about our private hire options!

Dec 1st 2018 - Nov 16th 2022

Sigil Magic Workshop with Julian Vayne

Sigil Magic - discover the power of sigil magic with this two session zoom workshop by chaos magician Julian Vayne Two day course - Tuesday 9th & Tuesday 16th February, 7-830pm

Feb 9th 2021 - Jan 1st 2025

Chaos Magic Workshop with Julian Vayne

23rd Feb & 2nd March 7-830pm tickets include both sessions This approach to magic blends influences from punk DIY culture, Discordian crazy wisdom, contemporary science and the western esoteric tradition.

Feb 23rd 2021 - Jan 12th 2027

Viktor Wynd's Guided Tours

Join the reclusive Viktor Wynd on a journey into the bowels of the earth and his basement museum.

Aug 23rd 2017 - Jun 30th 2027

Story Time with Viktor Wynd

Join Viktor Wynd, for a night of Tall Tales from The Brother's Grimm, The Arabian Nights or Ireland accompanied by a Glass of The World's Most Unusual Gin (& T)

Aug 3rd 2027 - Jun 30th 2027

Tarot Reading In The Gnostic Temple of Agape

Have your Tarot Cards Read by Clover Peake

Sep 5th 2019 - Dec 28th 2028

Viktor Wynd's Suffolk Cottage

Viktor Wynd's Weekend Cottage in Suffolk is sometimes available to rent on Airbnb - a short drive from the beach at Walberswick and Southwold.

Jan 13th 2020 - Jan 31st 2029

The Hallouminati: A Gathering of Cheese & Wine

Join us at The Society on a Wednesday evening as we invite The Dark Knight of Cholesterol to share his secretly sourced selection of dairy delights for kindred lovers of cheese & wine alike.

Mar 13th 2019 - Jan 1st 2031

Origins & Rituals of Absinthe

Join Directors, Allison Crawbuck & Rhys Everett, at The Last Tuesday Society as they reveal the origins & rituals the infamous Green Fairy.

Feb 6th 2019 - Dec 31st 2031