Memory and the spoken word in Indo-Iranian ritual – Prof Almut Hintze by Zoom

This talk, richly illustrated with images and film clips, discusses the technique, how enormous bodies of texts in an arcane language

Rudolf Steiner – Spiritual Scientist by Gary Lachman

Who was Rudolf Steiner? My lecture will go some way to answering that question

Dark Folklore – an illustrated Zoom talk by Mark Norman

In this illustrated Zoom talk, Mark will discuss some of the themes which he explores in his most-recent book, 'Dark Folklore'.

Magical protection marks in medieval and later buildings – a Zoom talk with Brian Hoggard

This presentation will explain the differences between the broad categories of esoteric marks found in old buildings

The Spiritualism Symposium: Linen Veils and Lightning Mask – Leonard George, Ph.D.

The Spiritualism Symposium by Shannon Taggart : Linen Veils and Lightning Masks: Theurgical Mediumship of Late Antiquity, Leonard George

Taliesin by Dr Mark Williams

Taliesin is the super-poet of Welsh tradition, the shapeshifting bard who has been everywhere and in everything

American Feminism & Sex Magic in the Late Victorian Era – Dr Christa Shusko

This talk examines the important if overlooked esoteric and feminist contributions of three American women

City of the Beast: The London of Aleister Crowley by Phil Baker

Phil will talk about his new book - City of The Beast: The London of Aleister Crowley - a work that combines biography and psychogeography to trace Aleister Crowley's life

Zombies: The New Dead – a Zoom talk with Roger Luckhurst

Professor Roger Luckhurst explores advances in medical science, the modern zombie story and its role in horror fiction and film.

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

Benin: History, Sacrifice and Vodun – Dr Louise Fenton

She will discuss the turbulent times, colonisation and the enslavement of people, human sacrifice and the culture that permeates all of this

The Festival of Lammas – Professor Ronald Hutton – Zoom Lecture

This talk looks at its history, in those three nations and in Scotland and at its wider context, as a possible ancient pan-Celtic

The Hollow Earth theory – Michael Fitzgerald by Zoom

Michael Fitzgerald talks about The Hollow Earth theory

Marina Warner on Fairy Tales & From The Beast to The Blonde

In this talk Dame Marina Warner will discuss her book 'From The Beast to The Blonde - on Fairy Tales and their Tellers

Rosemary & Revenants: Necromancy in Early Modern England – Dr Al Cummins

This talk by historian Dr Alexander Cummins investigates the roles and powers of the dead in Western occult philosophy and magical practices

The Excellent Booke: A Manual of Sixteenth-century English Necromancy – Dr Al Cummins

This lecture by historian Dr Alexander Cummins analyses some of the techniques contained within this manuscript source

Touchstones of belief: a rich legacy of Charms and Amulets in Scotland by Professor Hugh Cheape

Touchstones of belief: a rich legacy of Charms and Amulets in Scotland by Professor Hugh Cheape

Sacred Waters: Healing Holy Wells and Folk Science by Dr. Celeste Ray

This talk identifies patterns in panhuman hydrolatry and asks how cultural perceptions of water’s sacrality can be employed to

Cunning Libraries: The Magic Books of Early Modern Folk Magicians – Dr Al Cummins

In this talk, by historian Dr Alexander Cummins will offer us a tour of such libraries, and present some key findings about the nature of magic, community

More Treasures from The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic with Simon Costin – Zoom

Simon Costin, live from the museum in Cornwall where he will show and discuss some of his favourite treasures from the collection

The Dark Side of the Age of Aquarius – The Occult 1960s by Gary Lachman

How did the Morning of the Magicians turn into the Night of the Living Dead? Come and dig it, man!

Madeline Montalban: Magus of the Morning Star by Julia Phillips

This illustrated talk looks not only at her published work, but also her angelic course material and personal anecdotes from her students, a

Cú Chulainn by Dr Mark Williams

This week we turn to the greatest of Irish heroes, who defends the entirely of Ulster single-handedly aged only seventeen

Witch-bottles from the 17th–20th Century – a Zoom talk with Brian Hoggard

An illustrated Zoom talk on this particular form of magical house protection, with Brian Hoggard.

Trolls in Nordic Myth & Folkore – Dr. Tommy Kuusela

This lecture will look closer at the history of the supernatural trolls in Scandinavia

Lucid Dreaming Workshop with Sarah Janes

Lucid Dreaming Workshop with Sarah Janes - Each session includes a short hypnagogic meditation of 25 minutes.

Folklore, the Gothic and Urban Myth in Scooby-Doo – a Zoom talk by Mark Norman

Folklorist Mark Norman takes us through the real world folklore, urban myth and legend that populates the cartoon universe of Scooby-Doo.

Queens in Exile: Glamour Magic, Tudor Queens and You by Deborah Castellano

This workshop taught by glamour magic maven Deborah Castellano explores how you can use glamour magic as a form of cunning to get ahead

Witch Trials in Iceland (1600 – 1720) – Dr Louise Fenton

Witchcraft in Iceland during the seventeenth century is less documented

The Modern History of Sex Magic – Dr. Manon Hedenborg White

This talk will also explore innovations in sexual magic during the late-twentieth and twenty-first centuries

The Dress Macabre: Corsets, Skeletons, and Death in St. Bride’s Parish – Rebecca Gibson

This presentation will look at historical documentation from women who corseted, men who had opinions about it

The Museum of Drugs: Under the Influence – a history of drug use from early evolution to criminalisation – Ben Curran

The Museum of Drugs: Under the Influence - a history of drug use from early evolution to criminalisation

Detegitur Benignitas Superna: Qabalah and the Early Days of Wicca – Jack Chanek

This talk explores what these figures actually had to say about Qabalah & its influence on their magic, showing what Qabalah had to offer

Vodou and Art : Between the altar and the market by Leah Gordon on zoom

Leah Gordon will discuss the possibilities and problematics of exhibiting Haitian art from her experience of co-curating PÒTOPRENS

Bewitched by K-pop: What Modern Witches Can Learn About Ritual Magic from South Korean Pop Music Idol Groups

This talk will analyse several popular K-pop performances through the lens of Western occult traditions, Chaos Magick, and Korean shamanism

Gurdjieff, Ouspensky, and the Fourth Way by Gary Lachman

What is the Fourth Way and is true that we are, as Gurdjieff, said, really nothing but machines? Make a super-effort to attend and see.

Lurking at the Threshold: Finding Enchantment Beyond Belief by Peter Bebergal

This talk will reveal how at the threshold is the possibility of enchantment as a creative and psychological experience

Ritual Acts of Building Protection: Concealed Objects & Wards Against Evil

Ritual Acts of Building Protection: Concealed Objects & Wards Against Evil by Wayne Perkins

London Stone: from History to Myth – John Clark

London Stone: a mysterious block of stone in central London. What is it, and why are there so many myths about its origin and purpose?

Nature, Shamanism and Psychoactive Drugs in Greek Bronze Age Religion by Dr Caroline Tully

The lecture will also look at the presence of nature in ritual scenes, particularly sacred trees

Finn mac Cumaill / Finn mac Cool by Dr Mark Williams

We will be following their adventures and those of the Lord Finn tonight

Toward a new history of British wicca by Julia Phillips

Julia Phillips tells the story of this significant chapter in the story of the establishment and development of Wicca

Negotiating the Apocalypse with Leonora Carrington’s The Hearing Trumpet by K A Laity

She wrote The Hearing Trumpet when still quite young though her heroine Marian Leatherby is a 92-year-old woman with bad hearing

Dark Mother of Mexico: An Introduction to La Santa Muerte – Tomás Prower

A guided exploration and explanation into Mexico's growing devotion to La Santa Muerte

Giants in Scandinavian mythology and folklore – Dr Tommy Kuusela

In this lecture, I will present different perspectives on giants

Motherhood, Mastication & Monstrosity: The Modern Female Cinematic Vampire – Rebecca Gibson

This presentation will examine ideas about motherhood, mastication, and monstrosity in these modern female vampire movies

The Nazis and UFOs – Michael Fitzgerald by Zoom

Michael Fitzgerald talks about The Nazis and UFOs

On Wildness, Witchery & things that go bump in the Night – Vivianne Crowley

She will be reflecting on the enduring and alluring world of witchcraft, what has changed, what has not, and what draws us to it still

Poppets and Magical Dolls by Lucya Starza

This lecture explores the history of poppets and their uses in modern witchcraft

The Witch’s Feast : A History of Kitchen Witchcraft by Melissa Madara

This lecture will trace a lineage of culinary craft from the ancient world to the present, seeking out the tools and techniques

Ancient Witches & The Goddess Hecate – Prof Marguerite Johnson

This lecture discusses Hecate as the preeminent god of witches and the witches of Greek and Roman literature

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

The Treasure Seeker and other Suffolk Ghost Tales by Kirsty Hartsiotis

Kirsty Hartsiotis tells with spine-chilling freshness a selection of fabulous ghost tales from all corners of this beguiling county

Make your Own Memento Mori: Befriending Death with Joanna Ebenstein

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

Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life – a Zoom lecture by Ruth Franklin

An online Zoom lecture about one of the greatest American women writers of unsettling fiction, Shirley Jackson (1916–1965).

How the Freemasons Made the Modern World – Prof. John Dickie

Professor Dickie will talk about his surprising and enthralling bestseller - The Craft

Giovanna Parmigiani: The Spider Dance. Tradition, Time and Healing in Southern Italy

The Spider Dance makes some key practical and theoretical contributions to the study of contemporary religions

Tarot Noir: William Lindsay Gresham’s Nightmare Alley by K A Laity

His preface to Charles Williams' tarot novel The Greater Trumps serves as a primer to the 'wicked pack of cards' and demonstrates his skill

Fairy Tales – Professor Ronald Hutton – Zoom Lecture

The classic fairy tale is a story about how a person or a group of people copes with a supernatural event or a supernatural being,

Myrddin – the Welsh Merlin by Dr Mark Williams

We look at some early Welsh poems (one spoken by Myrddin to his pet piglet)

Inside The World of Stonehenge – Dr. Neil Wilkin & Dr. Jennifer Wexler

Dr. Neil Wilkin & Dr. Jennifer Wexler will discuss their recent exhibition at the British Museum

The History of Christmas – Professor Ronald Hutton – Zoom Lecture

This talk is designed to explain when and how our familiar midwinter customs developed, and why

The Krampus & The Old, Dark Christmas with Al Ridenour / Zoom lecture

Explore the authentic folklore, history and contemporary practices associated with the Krampus with Al Ridenour

Fools and Wise Men – Michael O’Connor

In this talk he invites us to relax and enjoy a selection of such tales from the British Isles

How Culhwch Won Olwen and tales of Arthur by Dr Mark Williams

We are sticking once more with the Arthurian world, and introducing one of the best medieval Welsh tales: the story of Culhwch and Olwen

Deirdriu of the Sorrows by Dr Mark Williams

This final talk introduces one of the most famous heroines of Irish literature, whose story was turned into numerous plays

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The Hero Finn – Professor Ronald Hutton – Zoom Lecture

This talk is designed to ask when it originated, how it developed, and whether there was a real man behind it.

The Occult Foundations of Nazism – Michael Fitzgerald by Zoom

Michael Fitzgerald talks about The Occult Foundations of Nazism: The Thule Group and the Vril Society

The Cinematic Zombie: 1930 – 1969 by Dr Louise Fenton

Louise will show examples of how it was represented during this time and how the zombie began to be detached from its cultural origins

Hilma af Klint & the occult milieu in turn of century Sweden by P Faxneld

The talk offers a guided tour through the occult milieu she was part of in Sweden

Witchcraft, Wunderkammer and Weirdness!: Steve Patterson’s Cornish Cabinet of Magic and Folklore

In this talk we will be going on a walking tour of the “Gwithti a Pystri” via a short film produced by Gemma Gary and Jane Cox of Troy Books

The Spiritualism Symposium: Spirit/Vibration/Form: Study of Cymatics – Steve Bass

The Spiritualism Symposium, curated by Shannon Taggart : Spirit - Vibration - Form: The Study of Cymatics, with Steve Bass

The Bewitching of Anne Gunter: England’s Best Documented Witchcraft Case by James Sharpe

The Bewitching of Anne Gunter: England's Best Documented Witchcraft Case by James Sharpe

The Development of Austin Osman Spare’s Work – Michael Staley – zoom

In this illustrated talk, Michael Staley on the development of Austin Osman Spare's artwork

The Boggart – a Study in Shadows: a Zoom talk by Dr Simon Young

A Zoom talk by Dr Simon Young on the boggart, a much-feared, little-studied supernatural being from the north of England

Death of the Gods? From Paganism to Christianity in the Roman Empire – with David Walsh

Dr David Walsh gives us an illustrated Zoom talk on fourth-century Rome and its complex transformation from paganism to Christianity.

Summer Festivals – Professor Ronald Hutton – Zoom Lecture

This evening’s presentation maps out their history, and that of the rituals associated with them

Demonization: Xenophobia and the Other – Dr Stephen Asma

In this illustrated lecture Dr. Asma will explore how monster culture has played a role in antisocial representation of humans outside one’s

Branwen, daughter of Llyr by Dr Mark Williams

This talk introduces the most tragic of Welsh heroines, whose story is found in the second of the Welsh Four Branches of the Mabinogi

The Spiritualism Symposium: Nature, Enchantment, Paranormal – Jack Hunter, Ph.D.

The Spiritualism Symposium, curated by Shannon Taggart : Nature, Enchantment, and the Paranormal, with Jack Hunter, Ph.D.

The fluid world of Ithell Colquhoun – Dr. Richard Shillitoe

Her navel is a pool of water lilies": the fluid world of Ithell Colquhoun - Dr. Richard Shillitoe - hosted by Dr. Amy Hale

Dreaming Ahead of Time – Gary Lachman on Precognitive Dreams

Dreaming Ahead of Time is a personal exploration of precognition, synchronicity and coincidence drawing on the work of thinkers

Alexandrian Witchcraft: an Ascent to the Numinous by Sharon Day

The late Alex Sanders, "Ascent to the Numinous" might not at first be the term that springs to mind when considering his heritage

An introduction to Arthur Machen – a Zoom talk by James Machin

James Machin gives an introduction to Welsh writer Arthur Machen, ‘The Flower-Tunicked Priest of Nightmare’

The Mythologies of Death: Psychopomps, Liminal Spaces, and Underworld Realms with Joanna Ebenstein

The Mythologies of Death: Psychopomps, Liminal Spaces, and Underworld Realms with Morbid Anatomy Founder Joanna Ebenstein

Lucid Dreaming Workshop with Sarah Janes

Lucid Dreaming Workshop with Sarah Janes - Each session includes a short hypnagogic meditation of 25 minutes.

The Spiritualism Symposium: Spiritualism, Science of Crime – Cathy Gutierrez, Ph.D

The Spiritualism Symposium, curated by Shannon Taggart : Spiritualism, the Science of Crime and Early Forensics, with Cathy Gutierrez

Cornish Bards and Witch Hunting in Cornwall in the early Twentieth Century

This talk by Jason Semmens on two Cornish Folklorists who specialized in collecting Cornish Witchcraft in the early 20th century

Merlin – Professor Ronald Hutton – Zoom Lecture

You are invited this evening to explore the original sources of his legend, and see if we can understand where it began and how it developed

Philosophizing Aliens, UFOs, and Astrobiology – Dr Stephen Asma

In this illustrated lecture Dr. Asma will examine the essential philosophical issues surrounding the existence of alien life, UFOs

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

Cursed Britain: A History of Witchcraft and Black Magic in Modern Times by Dr Thomas Waters

This talk concerns the history of the dark side of witchcraft since c. 1800. The notion of mystic interpersonal harm, of bestowing misfortune

The Mythical Creatures of Scandinavian Folklore – Lena Heide-Brennand by Zoom

A live, illustrated Zoom lecture with Lena Schattenherz Heide-Brennand, Master of Literature and Language.

The Spiritualism Symposium: The Ancient Oracles Revived – Marjorie Roth, Ph.D.

The Spiritualism Symposium Shannon Taggart : The Ancient Oracles Revived: Sibyls, Spirits, and the Power of a Woman's Voice, Marjorie Roth

Me and My Shadow: Sympathy with the Devil in Folk Tradition – Jeremy Harte

An illustrated Zoom talk by Jeremy Harte in which he examines the folk Devil – an inconsistent character who is frightful and wicked, but also silly, combative, vengeful and vain.

Kenneth Grant – Austin Osman Spare Abstract by Michael Staley on zoom

In this illustrated talk, Michael Staley discusses Kenneth Grant's presentation of Austin Osman Spare

Scrying: Crystals Balls, Dark Mirrors and Vessels of Water by Lucya Starza

In this talk Lucya Starza will reveal the secrets of the scryer’s art, and explain methods that can help you cultivate second sight

The Spiritualism Symposium: The Moment of Revelation – Joscelyn Godwin, Ph.D

The Spiritualism Symposium by Shannon Taggart : The Moment of Revelation: Cases from New York's ‘Burned-Over District’ - Joscelyn Godwin

The God Lugh and the Morrigan – Professor Ronald Hutton – Zoom Lecture

This talk is to discover what the actual evidence is of both and to see whether a closer relationship can be made with either in the process

C.G. Jung, Lord of the Underworld – Gary Lachman – Zoom

A Short History of Modern Occultism in Three Lectures - Lecture 3 of 3 is C.G. Jung, Lord of the Underworld

Robert Aickman – Master of the ‘strange story’: a Zoom talk by R. B. Russell & Rosalie Parker

R. B. Russell and Rosalie Parker talk about the master of 'strange stories', Robert Aickman (1914–1981).

Aleister Crowley: The Wickedest Magician in the World – Gary Lachman – Zoom

A Short History of Modern Occultism in Three Lectures - Lecture 2 of 3 is Aleister Crowley: The Wickedest Magician in the World

New Orleans Voodoo, A fully illustrated lecture by Dr Louise Fenton

In this lecture Dr Louise Fenton will take you on a journey through the history of Voodoo

Inner Monsters: Psychopaths and Psychologizing Monsters – Dr Stephen Asma

In this illustrated lecture, Professor Asma will examine the transition from traditional external monsterology (e.g., creatures, demons, etc

The Wicked Stepmother in Early America with Prof. Leslie Lindenauer by zoom

This Zoom lecture explores the role of the evil stepmother in early American popular culture

The Goddess Brigid – Professor Ronald Hutton Zoom Lecture

This talk is designed to look at the evidence for both goddess and saint, and the possible relationships between them.

Austin Osman Spare with Phil Baker by zoom

This talk will offer insights into Spare’s art, mind and world, reconnecting him with the art history that ignored him

Irish Gods – The Túatha Dé Danann – Dr Mark Williams by Zoom

This second talk takes listeners through a magnificent saga from the ninth century, The Second Battle of Moytura

The Seed Sistas – Passion Potion Workshop

During the evening we will – Discuss herbal aphrodisiacs, explore the individual plants and preparations in the passion potion

Occult World, Art & Poetry of Marjorie Cameron – Dr. Manon Hedenborg White

This zoom talk will delve into Cameron’s art, poetry, and occultism, situating her as one of the most enigmatic mystical visionaries

Folklore and Strange Tales of Cornwall’s Seas – Joan Passey

‘Let us catch the sea-wolves falling on their prey’: Folklore and Strange Tales of Cornwall’s Seas - Zoom Lecture

Freemasonary and Paganism – Professor Ronald Hutton Zoom Lecture

This talk is intended to discuss the origins of Freemasonry, and the development of its ritual, and its relationship with the occult

Metaphysical Michael Jackson – Shannon Taggart – Zoom lecture

This illustrated presentation will consider Michael Jackson’s curious dead/alive status and explore him as the ultimate liminal figure

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

Clay, Folklore, and Landscape in Cornwall’s Clay Country with Zenna Tagney / Zoom

Tagney will tease out some of the interwoven threads of place and story, landscape and culture in this Zoom Lecture

Beau Dick and the Ceremonial Art of Potlatch with John Cussans

Join artist and educator John Cussans to learn about Beau Dick, the influential Kwakwaka’wakw First Nation Artist and Activist

Pagan Ireland – From Cult to Conversion by Dr Mark Williams by Zoom

This first talk introduces what we know of Irish pre-Christian religion through archaeology

Make your Own Memento Mori: Befriending Death with Joanna Ebenstein

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

Madame Blavatsky and the Theosophical Society – Gary Lachman – Zoom Lecture

A Short History of Modern Occultism in Three Lectures - Lecture 1 of 3 is Madame Blavatsky and the Theosophical Society

Scientific Monsters: Natural History, Teratology & Extraordinary – Dr Stephen Asma

In this lecture Dr. Asma will explore some of the dominant types of monsters in ancient Western literature, natural history, and philosophy

Ghosts I Have Nearly Seen: A Short Talk by Roger Clarke on Zoom

The author to the best-selling A Natural History of Ghosts' tells some personal stories from his own life, not all of them in the book

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

Timothy R. Landry examines the connections between local Vodún priests and spiritual seekers who travel to Bénin

The Krampus & The Old, Dark Christmas with Al Ridenour / Zoom lecture

Explore the authentic folklore, history and contemporary practices associated with the Krampus with Al Ridenour

Village Witchcraft & Magic – Professor Ronald Hutton

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

The Flying House of Loreto – Dame Marina Warner

The story of this holy house and its ‘wondrous flittings’ in relation to ideas about losing home and remaking it, exile & settlement

Magical House Protection: The Archaeology of Counter-Witchcraft – B Hoggard

Zoom lecture to learn about the material evidence of witchcraft beliefs which have been discovered in the fabric of building throughout the

Tattoo: An Art History – Dr Matt Lodder – Zoom lecture

Lodder reveals how tastes and technologies have affected the type of images being tattooed; how innovations in both style and method percola

Mabinogi – the Hanging of a Mouse – Welsh Stories – Hugh Lupton

One of the central concerns of the Mabinogi is the uneasy relationship between this world and Annwn, the Otherworld, performed over zoom

Medieval Monsters, and the Problem of Evil – Dr Stephen Asma

In this lecture Dr. Asma will explore some of the dominant types of monsters in ancient Western literature, natural history, and philosophy

An Introduction to Chaos Magic – David Lee – by Zoom

Chaos Magick provides multiple perspectives, a beacon of magickal sanity in a world gone mad. a two week introduction from David Lee

Grimoires & Magical Books – Owen Davies

Owen Davies illuminates the many fascinating forms these recondite books have taken and exactly what these books held. Zoom Lecture

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

The Cult of Mithras – David Walsh – Zoom lecture

The cult of Mithras was an esoteric religion that existed in the Roman Empire from the 1st to the 4th centuries CE

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

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

CABARETS OF DEATH – Zoom Lecture from Joanna Ebenstein

CABARETS OF DEATH - Playing with Death and the Afterlife in Popular Amusements A Live, Illustrated Zoom Talk with historian Joanna Ebenstein

Cruel Intentions: Haunted Food & Doomed Relationships in Gothic Literature – Alessandra Pino – Zoom

Alessandra Pino will dissect how food and consumption symbolise more than just sustenance in Gothic literature / Zoom lecture

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

Every Day is Halloween with Lisa Morton on Zoom

Join author and screenwriter Lisa Morton on Halloween's explosive growth - it's all about canny retailing, uncanny art, and what scares us

Curious Coffins and Haunted Dolls by Dr Louise Fenton – Zoom Lecture

Louise Fenton’s lecture will explore two collections of mysterious dolls within the city of Edinburgh

Animal Transformations: Selkies, Werewolves and Witch-Hares – Professor Larrington

Join Professor Carolyne Larrington on an exploration of the strange folkloric world of animal transformations / Zoom lecture

Transformation and Identity in Austin Osman Spare by Michael Staley by zoom

In this illustrated talk, Michael Staley discusses Spare’s vision with particular reference to a number of pictures

Galen: most-celebrated physician in the ancient world – Vivian Nutton /Zoom

Join Vivian Nutton to learn about the most-celebrated doctor in the ancient world: Galen of Pergamum (129-ca. 216 CE) Zoom Lecture

Introduction to Rune Magic/Runic Sorcery – David Lee

Learn the basics of the Elder Futhark so you can makes spells for anything you wish, create your own set of rune-cards and learn divination

Lilith from Demon to Feminist Icon – Per Faxneld

The talk follows Lilith's trajectory from her origins as an evil entity in Jewish folklore and demonology, to being a feminist icon today.

The Philosophy of Monsters in Ancient Greece & Rome – Dr Stephen Asma

In this lecture Dr. Asma will explore some of the dominant types of monsters in ancient Western literature, natural history, and philosophy

The Making of Magical Cornwall with Dr Amy Hale

This talk will explore the historical development of magical Cornwall in the cultural imagination - Zoom Lecture

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

Encounters with The Uncanny with Helen Cornish

Encounters with the uncanny: the land beyond the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic - Zoom Lecture

Carl Hoffman on the Death of Michael Rockefeller – Zoom Lecture

Carl Hoffman will talk about his book – Savage Harvest

Tony ‘Doc ‘ Shiels – Reenchanted Landscapes of Cornwall – Dr.Rupert White

The UnNatural History of Cornwall - on artist Tony 'Doc'Sheils 'the Weirdest Family in The Land

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.

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

Black John and the Pencarrow Hunt in Cornish Ballads – Dr. Merv Davey

The UnNatural History of Cornwall Lecture Series - the story of the Pencarrow Hunt and Black John

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.

Witchcraft Curses of the Twentieth Century – Dr. Louise Fenton

Lecture on the collection of curses and cursed objects at the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic in Cornwall

Divination and Divination Tools Masterclass – Psychic Medium Patti Negri

Divination is the art or practice of foreseeing future events or discovering hidden knowledge by the aid of spirit, magick or supernatural

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

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

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

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

The Nazis & The Occult – Zoom Lecture – Michael Fitzgerald

How the Nazi Party was infected with the belief that occult skills could be used to gain dominion over the world

Cornish Folklore and Myth 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

Dragons – Professor Ronald Hutton Zoom Lecture

Professor Ronald Hutton examines Dragons in Myths & Legends

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mike Jay on Mescaline & Art – Zoom Lecture

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

Make your Own Memento Mori: Befriending Death with Joanna Ebenstein

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

Oujia Board Class with Psychic Medium Patti Negri on Zoom

Join psychic medium Patti Negri to learn how to use the Ouija board to communicate with the spirit world

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

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

Britain’s Pagan Heritage With Professor Ronald Hutton

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