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A BANNED BOOK AT BEDTIME – MWM Equinox Colloquium – Library Events at The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic

September 21, 2019 - September 28, 2019


A BANNED BOOK AT BEDTIMEFrom The Grimoire To The Bodice Ripper: Discover ancient magical texts subverted as evidence in early witch trials, unpublished transcriptions of conversations with angels, alchemic formulae, works of occult philosophy and novels so racy and depraved they were banned from sale on the Paris Metro: welcome to The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic’s Banned Books Week event for 2019. A full programme of events is on our website.

Attend in person: 21st & 22nd September 2019: at The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic, Boscastle, Cornwall, UK. The MWM presents its first ever autumn equinox conference: The MWM Equinox Colloquium, with talks, walks, plays, books! A Yale University Press book launch event for CURSED BRITAIN, by Dr Thomas Waters, plus a series of talks on Accusation & Persecution.

Listen for Free: Tune in nightly to A BANNED BOOK AT BEDTIME, nightly webcasts from our Library at 10PM UK time. 

  • The Axiom of Maria
  • The Sworn Book of Honorius
  • The Key of Solomon
  • Occult Philosophia – Heinrich Agrippa
  • John Dee – published and unpublished texts
  • Aleister Crowley: The Banned Lecture – A discussion
  • Là Bas – Huysman


The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic
The Harbour
Boscastle, Cornwall PL35 0HD United Kingdom
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+44 1840 250111