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London, Friday 28 November 2014

Philip Carr-Gomm: “High Weirdness & the Function of the Obscure in the Western Esoteric Tradition”

The Western Esoteric Tradition, and the landscape of magic, mysticism and religion within which it lies, is replete with curiosities, and even pathologies, that make its exploration often amusing but sometimes unsettling. Why is so much of esotericism so weird and obscure? John Michell loved the eccentric, and this talk aims to be both entertaining and sobering, at turns elucidating and obfuscatory. Examples of High Weirdness from the audience will be welcome.

Philip Carr-Gomm trained with Ross Nichols, the founder of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, and has been leading the Order for over twenty years.

He is a writer, psychologist and lecturer.


CELEBRATE John Michell's Birthday!

with a glorious high tea party as guests of the Idler Academy

81 Westbourne Park Road, London W2 5HQ

Sunday February 9th 2014, from 3:00pm

Food & drink, guest speakers, films and slide show. All-in-one price £10 per head. Reservations essential by Sunday 26th January. Send cheque (payble to C. Boggis): John Michell Club, Kingsdown House, West Street, Somerton, TA11 2NA, or pay with credit card via PayPal at www.johnmichellclub.com


London,  Friday 29 November 2013

Alan J. Watts: "About the Pyramids of Britain"
In The View Over Atlantis, John Michell illustrates a pyramidal triangle - one whose proportions are the same as a meridian cross-section of the Great Pyramid. Tonight's lecture describes a great series of pyramidal triangles linking the major archaeological sites of Wessex and surrounding areas that was set in place by an unknown but very ancient civilisation. Sites like Stonehenge and Silbury Hill were apparently developed on archaic navels much older than their traditionally ascribed dates. Dowsers sense the influence at the corners of the grid of triangles, which may explain their attraction as gathering places over the millenia. 
Alan J. Watts B. Sc. was a teacher of physics and maths for 30 years and has had a long-term interest in UFOs. His landscape discoveries have been published as the e-book The Pyramids of Britain (via Amazon).


London, 1 June 2013, 10am-5pm

Dancing with Plato and Fort: crop circles, cosmology and ancient metrology
Confirmed speakers: Allan Brown, John Martineau, John Neal,
John Nicholson and Christine Rhone

The Art Workers’ Guild
6 Queen Square
London WC1N 3AT

The symposium will be followed by a reception 5:30-7:30pm at

The Atlantis Bookshop
49A Museum Street
London WC1A 1LY

Tickets from the Temenos Academy administrator
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(01233) 813 663

Cost £45 or £40 concessions. A limited number of student tickets
available at £25. These are for full-time students 25 years old or younger.
Price includes tea/coffee during the morning and afternoon sessions.


Glastonbury, 18-19 May 2013 

Confirmed speaker: Michael Glickman

A leading lecturer, researcher and commentator, Michael Glickman has long occupied a central space at the heart of debate on the crop circle phenomenon. A former architect and teacher, he is now a renowned and inspirational speaker and writer. His work on the geometry and interpretation of the crop circles has spanned over 20 years.

Michael has written several regular columns on the crop circles over his career, both in print and on the internet. His column for The Cerealogist magazine, when John Michell was editor in the early 1990s, was called “New Swirled Order”. “Wheat from the Chaff” is its latest incarnation. He has written seven books including Crop Circles (published by Wooden Books). Cornography, a selection of his former column writing, was published in 2007 while his latest book Crop Circles: the Bones of God was published in 2009.

Updates for July 2013

Best Foot Forward” film on ancient metrology with John Neal and Professor Michael Vickers

Updates John Michell symposium on past events page

Extracts from Souvenir Programme, contributor William Levy


John Michell (1933-2009) was a thinker and writer, an artist and unforgettable personality. His writings uniquely combine the thought of Plato and Charles Fort. They remain a source of inspiration to many people.

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