26 February: Hecate Tango, One-Woman Storytelling Show
"How do you cure an addiction to sex? Tango? Travel? How do you crack your soul’s PIN code? Hecate has the answers. She was chucked off Mount Olympus for refusing to hail Zeus as the one and only. Now she sits in outer space doing cosmic sudoku on our behalf.”
Award-winning storyteller Xanthe Gresham brings the Goddess experience to life in today’s world. This is the third of three shows with Xanthe Gresham at Treadwell’s. 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. £8.
27 February: A Swish Bish with the Boys - Scandal, Sex and Spirituality in the life of CW Leadbeater
Charles Webster Leadbeater, an influential occultists of the 20th century, was sometimes called a “living saint”, but he was also accused of being a charlatan and having sex with his boy-pupils. Magician and author Phil Hine will examine the scandals of Leadbeater’s career and occult theories of sexuality.This lecture is held as part of LGBT History Month, focusing on the history of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people. http://www.lgbthistorymonth.org.uk/ 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. £5.
29 February Archaeologies of Consciousness – Essays in Experimental Prehistory
This is a book launch and panel discussion by Gyrus and friends. Besides editing and publishing Towards 2012 and Dreamflesh Journal, Gyrus has been writing about sacred sites, prehistory, altered states and shamanism for more than a decade. His first collection of essays has just been published, covering English landscape goddesses, academic research and magical engagement with sites. From 7pm. Free, but booking is necessary.
Treadwell's Bookshop is at 34 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden. Tel: 020 7240 8906. Web: www.treadwells-london.com/lectures.asp
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