The Lecture Series

The Society runs London’s longest running literary salon and has put on over 500 literary talks and lectures.

Upcoming Lectures


Halloween Séance with Philipp Oberlohr.

"Tonight we create a séance. Tonight we create contact with the spirits. Don't be afraid . . ."

Oct 24th 2016 - Oct 24th 2016

Ecstasies of Darkness

The History of Witches’ Ointments, with Raymond Salvatore Harmon

Oct 25th 2016 - Oct 25th 2016

The Tarot Deck of Austin Osman Spare

The Tarot Deck of Austin Osman Spare, with Jonathan Allen

Nov 21st 2016 - Nov 22nd 2016

Gossamer Days - Spiders, Humans and Their Threads, with Eleanor Morgan

What happens when one making animal meets another? Gossamer Days explores the strange web of spider-human relationships.

Dec 5th 2016 - Dec 5th 2016

Stories on a Sunday With Giles Abbott

Join Master Storyteller Giles Abbott and just twelve guests around the Sarcophagus in Lion's Chamber of Our Museum's Wunderkabinnet for Monthly Storytelling evenings

Nov 13th 2016 - Jul 9th 2017