Witchcraft and Occult

About us

Hello and welcome to the Witchcraft and Occult society at Royal Holloway! We are an inclusive society, and welcome everyone regardless of their background. We aim to provide our members with the opportunity to connect with and learn about witchcraft, the occult, and the religions and beliefs accompanying them that are more often than not misrepresented.

Each month, we choose a different theme and hold weekly sessions and workshops on the different practices that relate to that chosen theme. During these sessions, we usually combine a short presentation with a practical aspect, the latter during which our members get to know each other better, socialize and learn about each other's personal journeys and practices.

 

Membership

Purchasing a standard membership to our society will give you access to almost all of our sessions and events for free (some special events might require a small additional fee of a couple of pounds). As a member, you'll get the opportunity to meet loads of like-minded, dedicated, and awesome individuals that will become your friends for life!

Your membership fee goes towards the running of the society, purchasing all the necessary equipment we might require (e.g., pens, paper, jars, candles, and so on), any possible travel costs, and the long-term development of the society.

 

Events and Activities

We will offer weekly 2h-long sessions during term time, and some additional afternoon sessions. Some of the events we will offer this year include...

  • Altar making (e.g. candle and incense making, spell jars, lithomancy, etc.)
  • Book of shadows workshop
  • Pagan History month 
  • Yule logs & Wreath crafts
  • Poppet workshop
  • Spell making
  • Meditation
  • Crystal work
  • Herbology walks
  • Wassailing
  • Chakra work
  • Astrology and stargazing sessions
  • Full moon water scrying
  • Group rituals during Ostara, Imbolc, and other important festivals
  • Guest speaker events and workshops
  • Collaborations with other societies
  • And more social events such as movie nights, game nights, pub quizzes and SU nights

 

We are working as a society to actively involve our members in decision-making and fundraising this year - so if you have any ideas or comments, just drop us a message!

 

Contact Us

We are so excited to welcome new members! We are a really friendly and supportive committee who are more than happy to answer any and all of your questions.

Feel free to message us individually and follow us on social media for our updated events calendar:

Or send us an email: witchcraftandoccult@royalholloway.su

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First Year Representative
Lili Good
President
Judith Wylde
Secretary
Isabella Taylor
Treasurer
Sohana Collins
Vice President
Venus Paksoy
Wellbeing Officer
Lynne Biles