Friday, 6 September 2019
Back to Magic School: Shamanism, Witchcraft, Spells
It is back to school time! Here's a run-down of some of the evening class and weekend courses you can do on magic and witchcraft in London this autumn:
Shamanism Healer Training
Six-day, weekend course with Anthea of Shamanism and Evolving Consciousness from 7 September
Venue: Neal's Yard Meeting Rooms, 14 Neal's Yard Covent Garden, London WC2H 9DP
Price: £600 (£300 deposit)
Booking and details: https://www.meetup.com/Shamanism-and-Evolving-Consciousness/events/262790910/
The Effective Spell: Chaos Magick for Results
Four-week course with Mark Vincent on Tuesday evenings from 10 September
The work on results is addressed by chaos magic, which uses the subconscious mind’s abilities, a process pioneered in the 20th century by occultist Austin Osman Spare. Mark teaches methods from chaos magic and also self-hypnosis in this intensive course, in which each participant sets a magical goal then works to achieve it by the end of week four. The price includes email backup support during the process. Also a CD/download, available only to students. Now in its eighth year, this unique course gets outstandingly positive testimonials from former participants.
Venue: Treadwell's Books, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS
Price: £140 (Deposit £75, balance £65 due first night)
Time: 7 pm - 9 pm each week. Arrive at 6.50 pm
Booking and more details: https://www.treadwells-london.com/events-1/the-effective-spell-course?
Spellbound: A History of Magic
Two terms, 19 classes, starting 14 October, with Tom Waters, author of Cursed Britain
This evening class course on the history of magic at Imperial College, in London offers to teach the true history of magic, witchcraft and occultism from ancient times to the present day. It is a truely in-depth course on Monday evenings.
Venue: Imperial College London, Centre for Languages, Culture and Communication, Level 3, Sherfield Building, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ
Fee: £210 to £395.
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Full details: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/evening-classes/autumn-spring-courses/october-courses-list/history-of-magic/
Constructing the Witch: How Women became Maleficent
One-day course on Saturday, 19 October with Ann Jeffers
This study day will examine the question of the association of women with magic and witchcraft. The course will examine the rise of the religious concept of ‘witches’ as both an ancient and modern construct through looking at texts and images. Religious/theological, sociological, political and economic factors will be discussed and assessed in attempting to understand the association of women with witchcraft.
Venue: City Lit, 1-10 Keeley St, Holborn, London WC2B 4BA
Full fee: £59, Senior fee: £47, Concession:£30
Time: 10.30am - 4.30pm
Course Code: HRS35
Booking and more details: https://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/constructing-the-witch-how-women-became-maleficent or call 020 7831 7831