Gone With The Wynd

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

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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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Viktor Wynd's UnNatural History Museum - Cornwall

The Society is Delighted to Announce the Opening of the Cornish Branch of our Infamous Museum within The National Maritime Museum, Falmouth

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Digital Events

Personal Myths: the Weird World of Fake Native Americans – a Zoom talk by Paul Willetts

Paul Willetts shares the almost-unbelievable stories of various 20th-century imposters who took on Native American identities.

Borley Rectory: The Most Haunted House in England – a Zoom talk by Sean O’Connor

Sean O'Connor's book 'The Haunting of Borley Rectory' (Simon & Schuster, Oct 2022) details the strange history of this infamous house...

Sámi Joik and Shamanism – Lena Heide-Brennand

This lecture is dedicated to the bedazzling and fascinating Sámi musical tradition- Joik. What is the story behind the Joik?

Sámi Gods and Mythical Creatures – Lena Heide-Brennand

This lecture will be your portal into the distant past, the arctic world of mysteries and beings as dreamlike as the nature in which they were created. Bures boahtima to all.

Tales of Hidden Bulgaria, by a Spell In Time

Unique British-Bulgarian storytelling company, A Spell In Time, tells extraordinary tales from the hidden magical world of Bulgarian myth

Towards a Philosophy of Magic by J.F. Martel

J.F. Martel proposes another way of looking at reality, one rooted in strange insights that lie just beneath the surface of the modern world

What's On

Visions of the Occult – Victoria Jenkins – with Devil’s Botany Absinthe LIVE

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

The Dark Side of the Age of Aquarius by Gary Lachman- with Devil’s Botany Absinthe LIVE

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

The Infected Museum – Viktor Wynd – Book Launch

Please Join us in London to Celebrate the Publication of The Infected Museum - FREE EVENT FREE ABSINTHE

New Orleans Voodoo, A fully illustrated lecture by Dr Louise Fenton- with Devil’s Botany Absinthe LIVE

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

City of the Beast: The London of Aleister Crowley by Phil Baker- with Devil’s Botany Absinthe LIVE

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

Alexandrian Witchcraft: an Ascent to the Numinous by Sharon Day – LIVE

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

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

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

Ceremonies, Shrines, Masquerades, Fetish Markets & Tribal Kings

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

In Search of Spirits & Crocodile Warriors – A Collecting Expedition to The Sepik River – Waiting List only

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.

Masks & Death Rites of the Bismark Sea

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

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.