Gone With The Wynd

Join Viktor Wynd on Collecting Expeditions to Papua New Guinea & Beyond

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The Absinthe Parlour

Visit The Last Tuesday Society's Award-Winning Absinthe Parlour for Cocktails & Curiosities

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The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities Fine Art & UnNatural History

The 'Pataphysical Wunderkabinett in the Heart of London's East End, From Relics of Extinct Birds, Old Master Etchings & Dead People to Broken Children's Toys, Fairies, Mermaids & Unicorns, taking in Creatures of The Deep, Dandies & Erotica

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Digital Events

Italian Witchcraft and Shamanism – Dr Angela Puca

Offering rare insights into vernacular religion, this book vividly portrays shamans' past and present on the Italian peninsula.

The Legendary Origins of Britain – Zoom lecture with John Clark

John Clark investigates the legendary origins of Britain, with Trojans at Totnes and Giants on Plymouth Hoe...

The Rowan Tree: Myth, Folklore, Art – Oliver Southall

This talk offers a whirlwind tour through the cultural and social history of the common rowan or mountain ash (Sorbus aucuparia)

C. S. Lewis And The Chronicles Of Narnia – Professor Ronald Hutton – Zoom

This talk seeks to explain what sort of man he was, and how and why he came to write the stories

Europe’s Great Witch Hunt – Professor Ronald Hutton – Zoom Lecture

This talk is designed to answer the question of why late medieval Western Christianity lost its nerve so badly and began so much to fear imagined evils.

What's On

Dark Fairy Tales From Around The World, with Viktor Wynd – LIVE

Please note this is NOT a ZOOM Lecture but an in person lecture, tickets include a complimentary glass of Devil's Botany Absinthe

Dark Fairy Tales From Around The World, with Viktor Wynd – LIVE

Please note this is NOT a ZOOM Lecture but an in person lecture, tickets include a complimentary glass of Devil's Botany Absinthe

From Opium to Absinthe: Drugs & the Decadent Movement with Jon Crabb – LIVE

Step into the world of the Decadent Movement as we unravel the relationship between art, literature, and mind-altering substances.

Love, Dance & Ecstasy: The Modern Cult of Dionysos-Bacchus with John Kruse – LIVE

The Greek deity Dionysos is often called the “coming god:” the god who is coming to join the party- he’s always about to manifest himself in the fumes of wine and dope.

Absinthe as Liquid Muse: The Drink That Fuelled Art & Literature with Allison Crawbuck

Absinthe — there is no spirit so notoriously favoured by the rebellious minds of art & literature. Explore the green fairy's influence over creative minds of the Belle Epoque

Hell Époque: Death-Themed Cabarets of 19th Century Paris with Vadim Kosmos

A talk to illuminate the origins & fates of Fin de Siecle Paris’ craze for morbid drinking dens

Museum Departments

Cabinet of Monsters

The Largest Public Display of Animal Monsters in the UK - from a Two Headed Kitten to an Eight Legged Lamb

Dead Pets

Unfortunately, over the years, some of Viktor Wynd's pets have died - here are some of them

Austin Osman Spare

The museum's 'Spare Room' contains the largest public display of The great Occultists Work anywhere in the world

Magick & The Occult

Items used in Ritual and Traditional Magic, The Gnostic Temple of Agape, Scrying Tools, a Mandrake Root & a Magic Teacup

Fairies, Mermaids, Unicorns & Giants

From Mummified Fairies to The Skeleton of a Mermaid

Fine Art

From British Surrealism to Old Master Etchings, from Mervyn Peake to Tessa Farmer

GONE WITH THE WYND

Expedition to West Papua & The Asmat People

Asmat Cultural Festival and Exploration

New Guinea’s Raja Ampat Islands – Birds of Paradise & The Coral Triangle

an expedition by boat on search of Red & Wilson’s Bird of Paradise. Dugongs, Cetaceans, Village Feasts, The World’s Best Snorkelling & Diving....

Expedition to West Papua & The Asmat People

An Extraordinary journey by boat into one of the world’s last great wilderness $3500 per person

New Guinea’s Raja Ampat Islands – Birds of Paradise & The Coral Triangle

an expedition by boat on search of Red & Wilson’s Bird of Paradise. Dugongs, Cetaceans, Village Feasts, The World’s Best Snorkelling & Diving....

Voodoo in Benin – a Collecting Field Trip to West Africa with Anthropologist Dr.Louise Fenton

Ceremonies, Shrines, Masquerades, Fetish Markets & Tribal Kings - also in 2024

The Mummies of Aseki & The Islands of Love

Gone With The Wynd Expedition Number Three An expedition to See The Mummies of Aseki, Visit The Islands of Love & Search for The World's Biggest Butterfly