EVENTS

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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

Digital Events On Demand

Watch on demand recordings of our Zoom lectures, Workshops and Masterclasses.

Dec 1st 2020 - Nov 20th 2029

GIFT VOUCHERS

For use on our digital lectures, workshops & masterclasses.

Jan 1st 1970 - Nov 1st 2029

Virtual Bar

Join Directors of London's most curious absinthe parlour & cocktail bar for virtual lectures, tastings and workshops.

Jan 1st 2021 - Nov 25th 2027

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

Exhibitions

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

Jan 1st 2016 - Dec 31st 2025

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 2022

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

ALL UPCOMING EVENTS - VIEW ON CALENDAR

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

Contemporary Satanic Feminism - Per Faxneld - Zoom Lecture

In this lecture, historian of religions Per Faxneld discusses how contemporary feminists use Satan as an empowering figure, but also how gender equality has been a complicated and contested issue in many Satanic groups.

Apr 22nd 2021 - Apr 22nd 2021

Of Ravens, Wolves & People - Professor John Marzluff - Zoom Lecture

Professor Marzluff will examine the interaction between Ravens, Wolves & People

Apr 25th 2021 - Apr 25th 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

Sigil Workshop with Chaos Magician David Lee - by Zoom

Learn how to make and use powerful sigils, in this two-part workshop with chaos magician Dave Lee.

Apr 21st 2021 - Apr 28th 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

May 2nd 2021 - May 2nd 2021

Mark Cocker Master Class on Nature Writing on Zoom

Sunday 2nd & Saturday 8th May, ticket includes both sessions. This is a four-hour seminar, split over two days, 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.

May 2nd 2021 - May 2nd 2021

The Marquis de Sade & the Avant-Garde: Illustrated Zoom Talk by Alyce Mahon

Join Professor Alyce Mahon to trace how the Marquis de Sade became an icon of free expression and explore his influence on Surrealist art

May 4th 2021 - May 4th 2021

Spiritualist Book Club with Medium Tiffany Hopkins

Join practicing medium Tiffany Hopkins on a monthly exploration of the history of Spiritualism, its cultural impact, and notable figures.

May 5th 2021 - May 5th 2021

Fairy Tales from Papua New Guinea - Zoom Bedtime Stories from Viktor Wynd

This evening Mr.Wynd will choose some of his favourite tales picked up on his travels across Papua New Guinea. Strange, Wondrous Tales.

May 9th 2021 - May 9th 2021

Otherworlds: Psychedelics and Exceptional Human Experiences - Dr.David Luke

This zoom talk is a psychonautic scientific trip to the weirdest outposts of the psychedelic terrain, inhaling anything and everything relevant from psychology, psychiatry, parapsychology, anthropology, neuroscience, ethnobotany, ethnopharmacology, biochemistry, religious studies, cultural history, shamanism and the occult along the way

May 11th 2021 - May 11th 2021

Summoning the Spirits - online Seance with Medium Patti Negri

Join psychic medium Patti Negri for an intimate online seance where each participant will have the chance to summon a specific spirit

Mar 13th 2021 - May 15th 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

A Modest Look at Ritual Nudity - Professor Ronald Hutton

In this Zoom Lecture Prof. Ronald Hutton opens a door onto a world in which ritual nudity has been, since ancient times, a constant feature of Magic & Initiation

May 17th 2021 - May 17th 2021

The Tarot Deck of Austin Osman Spare - Jonathan Allen - Zoom Lecture

Explore English occultist Austin Osman Spare's Tarot Deck with author Jonathan Allen on Zoom

May 19th 2021 - May 19th 2021

The History and Mystery of Haitian Vodou, Zoom Lecture by Dr Louise Fenton

Often misrepresented, stereotyped and misunderstood, this talk will discuss the history of Haitian Vodou. Vodou is a religion that emerged from the cultural traditions of enslaved Africans, syncretised with forced Catholicism, on the Caribbean Island of Haiti

May 23rd 2021 - May 23rd 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

Beyond Purple Emperors, Extremes of Butterflying - Matthew Oates - by Zoom

The science and social science of butterflies just gets better and better. Our love affair with these fickle sprites of the sunshine hours continually deepens. The more we learn about them, the more we discover and the more complex they become, and the more we are enthralled and entertained. This talk looks at all this, and more.

May 30th 2021 - May 30th 2021

Mexican Mask Rituals - Phyllis Galembo - Zoom Lecture

This illustrated Lecture will look closely at the extraordinary range of Masks and traditions current in contemporary mexico

Jun 2nd 2021 - Jun 2nd 2021

The Botanical Mind: Art, Mysticism & The Cosmic Tree - Gina Buenfeld - Zoom

This talk will explore the ways in which plants have informed artists, mystics and scientists throughout history and around the world

Jun 6th 2021 - Jun 6th 2021

The Archaeology of British Surrealism: A Lecture by David Haycock on Zoom

Join art historian Dr David Boyd Haycock to explore the fascinating history of the Surrealist movement in Britain

Jun 8th 2021 - Jun 8th 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

Beau Dick, Hamatsa and the Ceremonial Art of Potlatch with John Cussans

Join artist and educator John Cussans to learn about Beau Dick, an influential Canadian artist and member of the Hamatsa secret society

Jun 15th 2021 - Jun 15th 2021

The Eloquent Blood: The Goddess Babalon and the Construction of Femininities in Western Esotericism - Dr.Manon Hedenborg White

Join Manon Hedenborg White for a Zoom Lecture on Babalon and her meaning in modern occultism as a goddess of ego-death, eroticism, and transgressive femininity.

Jun 17th 2021 - Jun 17th 2021

SOLSTICE dispensary of herbal midsummer madness- The Apothecary’s Daughter

Make hay (metaphorically speaking!) with The Apothecary’s Daughteras on Zoom as she discusses the meaning and rituals behind the summer solstice, whilst bringing to light a selection of her favourite seasonal plants, and those with particular connection to the magic of midsummer.

Jun 20th 2021 - Jun 20th 2021

Dragons - Professor Ronald Hutton Zoom Lecture

Professor Ronald Hutton examines Dragons in Myths & Legends

Jun 24th 2021 - Jun 24th 2021

In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and The United States - Tere Arcq

Live on Zoom from Mexico City Teresa Arcq will discuss her LACMA exhibition In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and The United States

Jun 27th 2021 - Jun 27th 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 Origins & Rituals of Absinthe: A Virtual Lecture & Tasting with Devil's Botany

Explore the Origins & Rituals of Absinthe with a Virtual Tasting & Talk with Devil's Botany

Jun 29th 2021 - Jun 29th 2021

Cornish Folklore and Mylth with Alex Langstone on Zoom

Join Alex Langstone, author of "From Granite to Sea", to explore the breathtaking real locations of Cornish myth and legend

Jul 4th 2021 - Jul 4th 2021

The Nazis & The Occult - Zoom Lecture - Michael Fitzgerald

This frightening lecture shows how Hitler and Himmler infected the Nazi Party with the dangerous belief that, through occult skills, the 'master race' could gain dominion over the world.

Jul 6th 2021 - Jul 6th 2021

The UnNatural History Museum - NMM Cornwall - Viktor Wynd's Zoom Tour

Join Viktor Wynd in Cornwall via Zoom) for a Guided tour of his Cornish UnNatural History Museum - nestled within The National Maritime Museum Falmouth

Jul 8th 2021 - Jul 8th 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

A Look at Walter Potter's Curious World of Taxidermy with Joanna Ebenstein

Walter Potter's Curious World of Taxidermy with Mexico based curator, author and co-founder of Morbid Anatomy , Joanna Ebenstein

Jul 12th 2021 - Jul 12th 2021

A Dark Muse - Writers & The Occult - Gary Lachman Zoom Lecture

Gary Lachman will look at how occult thought and ideas influenced some of the most important and influential writers and poets of the past two centuries

Jul 18th 2021 - Jul 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

Jul 22nd 2021 - Jul 22nd 2021

Charles Waterton, Ecentric Taxidermist by Dr. Pat Morris, Live on Zoom

Charles Waterton used his skill to fabricate imaginary creatures, forming three-dimensional religious and political cartoons that lampooned issues and people that attracted his ire.

Sep 6th 2021 - Sep 6th 2021

Women Surrealists with Professor Dawn Ades on Zoom

Join Professor Dawn Ades to explore the paradoxical role of Surrealist women artists in a movement that both elevated and silenced them

Sep 12th 2021 - Sep 12th 2021

Zoroastrianism and the Parsis - Professor Almut Hintze - Zoom Lecture

Once the official creed of mighty Persian Empires, Zoroastrianism probably had an influence on the religious ideas of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

Sep 14th 2021 - Sep 14th 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

Traditional Fairies - Professor Ronald Hutton Zoom Lecture

Examining the older, darker, more scary and more serious world of traditional British and Irish peoples who lived alongside fairies, elves, gnomes, brownies and pixies and had to deal with them

Sep 21st 2021 - Sep 21st 2021

Vodún Secrecy and the Search for Divine Power - Timothy R. Landry by Zoom

In this zoom lecture Timothy R. Landry examines the connections between local Vodún priests and spiritual seekers who travel to Bénin—some for the snapshot, others for full-fledged initiation into the religion.

Sep 26th 2021 - Sep 26th 2021

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Witchcraft and Witch-Hunting in Early America Professor Leslie Lindenauer

This Zoom lecture will explore witchcraft and witch-hunting in New England in the seventeenth century, in communities shaped by a profound belief in the devil and his minions

Oct 3rd 2021 - Oct 3rd 2021

Surrealism and Crime: A Live Zoom Lecture by Jonathan P. Eburne

Join Professor Jonathan P. Eburne to explore how crime informed the surrealist movement in Europe

Oct 4th 2021 - Oct 4th 2021

Victorian Hairwork: Mourning, Memory Object, and Craft with Master Jeweler, Educator and Art Historian Karen Bachmann, Beginning April 6

4-week online course Tuesdays, October 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th 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.

Oct 5th 2021 - Oct 8th 2021

The Natural History of Ghosts: A Lecture by Roger Clarke on Zoom The Natural History of Ghosts: A Lecture by Roger Clarke on Zoom

Why do we need ghosts? How many kinds of ghost are there? What are they? And where are they? Join film-writer Roger Clarke to find out

Oct 11th 2021 - Oct 11th 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

Witch Hunting in England and America, 1645–52 by Professor Malcolm Gaskill

Just in time for Halloween, Professor Malcolm Gaskill shines a light on a decade rife with self-professed witchfinders in England and abroad

Oct 26th 2021 - Oct 26th 2021

The History of Halloween with Professor Ronald Hutton on Zoom

Explore the history of Halloween—from its murky pagan past and supernatural associations—with Professor Ronald Hutton on Zoom

Nov 1st 2021 - Nov 1st 2021

The Magical Mind of Ithell Colquhoun, Surrealist & Occultist - Dr. Amy Hale - Zoom Talk

Lecture on one of the most interesting, dynamic, and theoretically sophisticated women Surrealists & Occultists by Dr.Amy Hale

Nov 7th 2021 - Nov 7th 2021

Welsh Witches - A Lecture by Richard Suggett on Zoom

Can't wait till next Halloween? Join Richard Suggett for a fascinating look at the people and places associated with witchcraft in Wales

Nov 10th 2021 - Nov 10th 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

Village Witchcraft & Magic - Professor Ronald Hutton - Zoom Lecture

Prof. Ronald Hutton will reveal a complex and fascinating world rich in magical tradition, in which cunning folk and charmers flourished

Dec 1st 2021 - Dec 1st 2021

‘Liquid Alchemy’: A Virtual Cocktail Workshop

Join Directors of London's Most Curious Cocktail Bar for a Virtual Cocktail Workshop

Feb 12th 2021 - Dec 31st 2021

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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