Magical Words – Workshop with Julian Vayne
We are very pleased to offer the following workshop in the Museum library on Saturday August 31st 2019. Tickets are £30 per person. Please book in advance to secure your place and pay on the day. Email: email@example.com
Magical Words – in this day long workshop Julian Vayne will help you discover your own magical words using a range of different practical techniques and the fabulous library of The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic. Explore the use of magical words, from mantra through to the creation of sigils, from bibliomancy to the use of poetic invocation. Bring something to write on, something to write with and your curiosity for this magical adventure through text, language and literature!
Julian Vayne is an occultist living in the British Isles. For three decades he has participated in group ritual work within a wide variety of esoteric cultures including Druidry, Thelemic Magick, western and traditional shamanism, Wicca and chaos magic. During this time he has written for numerous underground esoteric journals, contributed to various collections of essays, and for two years edited Pagan Voice, a monthly UK based Pagan newspaper. Books that Julian has written include;
Pharmakon: Drugs and the Imagination, Magick Works: Stories of occultism in theory and practice and Deep Magic Begins here… Tales and Techniques of Practical Occultism.
Some of his co-authored works include Seeds of Magick (with Catherine Summers), Now That’s What I Call Chaos Magick (with Greg Humphries),The Book of Baphomet (with Nikki Wyrd) and most recently Chaos Craft (with Steve Dee).
Julian has contributed articles to academic publications including The New Generation Witches: Teenage Witchcraft in Contemporary Culture and Seeking the Sacred With Psychoactive Substances: Chemical Paths to Spirituality and God.
He is a founding member of Transform Drug Policy Foundation and Chair of The Friends of The Boscastle Museum of Witchcraft charity. A regular speaker at conferences on the subject of contemporary occultism he is a also an educator and in that capacity is the author of Wonderful Things: Learning with Museum Objects.
He is the leading contributor to theblogofbaphomet.com