gbsteve (gbsteve) wrote,

And don't spare the broomsticks

Paula and I are going on a Treadwells' organised walk next week. Paula has been several times to the bookshop in Tavistock St (near the Theatre Royal) for talks on all aspect of folklore, mythology, paganism, hermeticism and the occult. I've only been a few times and so am known only as "Mr Paula" but I enjoyed the talks on the Anglian Witch Hunts and the alchemical engravings of Kunrath. It's well worth keeping an eye on if you're into that kind of thing.

So if Demons of Mesopotamia, Kundalini Tantra and the Godess Rising or Victorian Fairies are your cup of tea have a look here

Walking Tour: Witches, Wizards and Warlocks of London
25 May (Thursday)
Guided by Delianne Forget
7.00-8.30 pm. £6.00
This tour shows you the London of real magicians and witches, past and present, and takes you around sites associated with the greats of British magic and necromancy. Highlights include sites to do with Francis Dashwood of the Hellfire Club; Bram Stoker, author of Dracula; The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and its acting head, Florence Farr; John Dee; the School of Night ; Villiers and his black masses; Eliphas Levi; Dr James Graham and his Celestial Bed, and Aleister Crowley.

It is a great way to see London through fresh eyes, if you are local. Or, if you are visiting from out of town, here is an incomparable introduction in one of its most beautiful neighbourhoods. Delianne Forget is a certified Blue Badge guide who has led groups and tours internationally. Delianne is a stage actress and, in her private life, is a practising witch in the tradition of Wicca. She is an intelligent, engaging guide whose knowledge is impressive. Her fans are legion don't miss her!
Tours last about an hour and a half and are centred round the Covent Garden area of the West End.
Book in advance by phone or email.

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