Tuesday 14 October; The Confidential Life of Doctor Dee. Talk by Nicholas Dakin on John Dee's secret work on alchemy, magic and angels. Last 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 14 October; As-kas-ra and Crystal Skull Consciousness. Lecture by Tracey Ash and Suzy Castleman 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 15 October; Aleister Crowley. Talk by Geraldine Beskin, co-owner of the Atlantis Booskhop, 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.
Thursday 16 October; Madame Guyon, Mystic Prophetess of FranceEarly Modern Female Spiritual Leadership and Vision. Talk by Richard Lines of the Swedenborg Society at Treadwells, 34 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7PB. 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Entry £5, booking advised. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email: email@example.com. www.treadwells-london.com/lectures.asp
Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 October. Halloween Bash. Pagan festival with stalls, entertainment, lectures and workshops at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn, London. Noon to 8pm. Tickets £15 one day, £25 two days. For more details tel: Jeanette of Caducaus Jewellery on 020 8539 3569 or visit www.paganfestivals.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. Tickets £20/£24. For more information and to buy tickets online, visit: http://www.witchfest.net/
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