Tuesday 30 September; The Man Who Invented the British Empire. Talk by Elizabeth Callingham Garton about the effects of John Dee's work in mathematics, astronomy, astrology and navigation on Elizabethan England. Second in The Mortlake Lectures series of four talks. Venue: St Mary the Virgin, Mortlake High Street. Doors open at 7pm, lecture starts at 8pm. Tickets £7 on the door; joint ticket of all four lectures £25.
Tuesday 30 September; Mind Before Matter. Lecture by Paul Devereaux at the College for Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Doors open 6.30pm; lecture 7pm-8.30pm. Tickets £5 members, £8 non-members. Tel: 020 7589 3292.
Wednesday 1 October; Working with the Great Old Ones - are the Old Ones of the Cthulhu mythos evil or have they had a bad press? Talk by Steve Ash, Magister for the Eldritch Esoteric Order of Dagon at Secret Chiefs, Devereux public house, 20 Devereux Court, off Essex Street, London WC2. Meet from 7.30pm, talk starts at 8.30pm. Admission £2.
Friday 3 October; Tamesa Healing Group. Quarterly healing group using shamanic and earth-magic techniques at Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY. 11am 7pm-10pm. £7, booking required. For more details and to book visit www.tamesa.info or www.treasuresoftamesis.co.uk Tel: 077689 41373.
Saturday 4 October. Qabalah Through the Worlds, a materclass workshop with David Rankine on working with the Tree of Life, at Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY. 11am until 5pm. £45. For more details and tickets visit http://www.theatlantisbookshop.com/
Saturday 8 November; Witchfest International. One of the most popular gatherings of witches in the world, featuring talks, workshops, a market, live music, food, a bar, a late rock club, dancing and much more organised by The Children of Artemis. 10am to 1am. Cheap advance tickets are available until 30 September at £16 for Children of Artemis members and £20 for non-members. They increase to £20/£24 on 1 November. For more information and to buy tickets online, visit: http://www.witchfest.net/
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