Dew of Heaven: Ritual Magic Conference FULLY BOOKED
The conference is now fully booked. Email the museum if you wish to be placed on the reserve list. Thanks for your incredible support. We sold out in a matter of days!
On Saturday May 12th and Sunday May 13th, the Museum will be hosting its annual May conference at the Wellington Hotel, Boscastle. As usual, this ties in with the theme of our exhibition. Our 2018 exhibition is “Dew of Heaven: Objects of Ritual Magic” and the theme for the 2018 conference is Ritual Magic.
Here is an overview of the speakers and their topics. More details on each of the papers to follow in our blog section in due course.
Saturday May 12th from 10am
Carolyn Hartz Secret Knowledge in the Renaissance: Alchemy as Spiritual Transformation
Al Cummins The Ritual Magic of Early Modern Geomancy
Dan Harms A Liverpool cunning man and his Magical Manual
John Callow The Witch King and the Electric Muse: Alex Sanders and the rituals of the Counterculture
Judith Noble A Crafted Magic? Hereward Wake and Ritual Magic
Peter Grey The Shining Land: Ritual Magic in Cornwall
Jesse Hathaway Diaz Quimbandorium Verum: Brazilian Quimbanda and the Grimoires
Demetrius Lacroix Sect rouge, European Grimores and the African diaspora
Sunday May 13th from 10am
Joyce Froome Ritual Magic and the Collision of Faiths: How Medieval Ceremonial Magic was shaped by Sufism, Tengrism and Islamic Science
Tim Landry Willful Things: Sorcery and Encountering Ritual Magic in West Africa and Beyond
Mogg Morgan Seven Utterances of the Vulture Goddess – an ancient Egyptian battle rite
Elaine Bailey The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, what a Victorian magician needed to know to become an Adept
Georgia Van Raalte Dion Fortune and the Limits of Public Occultism
Peter Mark Adams Elite Illuminism & Saturnian Ritual in Renaissance Italy
We aim to finish by 3.30pm on Sunday.
Evening event: on Saturday evening there will be an evening event which is included in the ticket price (with a free drink too!)