History 5 – Margaret Murray

Margaret Murray was a prominent British Folklorist, Egyptologist and Anthropologist, born in India in 1863. During her lifetime she published approximately 100 books and articles. Margaret Murray began studies at University College London in 1894 as a student of linguistics and anthropology under William Flinders Petrie. In 1899 she was appointed Junior College Lecturer, and…

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History 4 – Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley was an Occultist, and Ceremonialist Magician who founded the philosophy of *Thelema and in doing so, considered himself a prophet. Aleister Crowley was born into a wealthy English family and despite being raised a devout and conservative Christian he discovered occultism in the late 1890’s . His father spent his time as a…

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History 3 – Charles Godfrey Leland

Charles Leland was born on August 15th, 1824 to Charles Leland and Charlotte Godfrey in Philadelphia. He claimed that shortly after his birth his nurse performed a ritual on him using a bible, a knife and key among other items to ensure a long and prosperous life. After graduating from Princeton where he studied languages…

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History 2 – The Inquisition

The Inquisition Era begins in the 8th century when the Church rules Witchcraft as heresy. By the early 1200’s the Inquisition is established and the label Witchcraft is born. By the late 1400’s the Witch Trials have begun in Europe and Witchcraft is officially illegal. The 1st Witchcraft act of England was established in 1542…

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HooDoo 101

HooDoo evolved in the Southern United States from the combined practices and beliefs of Europeans, African Slaves and Native Americans of that area. HooDoo should not be confused with VooDoo as even though there are often overlaps, they are not the same thing. VooDoo is a very complex religion, while HooDoo also known as Root…

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High John the Conqueror Oil

High John is one of (if not THE) most powerful oils. It is a masculine oil, influenced by Mars and the element of Fire. High John is good for just about anything you can think of: Confidence Money Drawing Luck Power Success Sex/passion/love Gambling Strength Legal matters High John does it all!! The main ingredients…

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Basic Candle Magic for the Beginner

Candle magic has been practiced for centuries. Fire brings transformation and change, so it is a great form of magic for these areas. It is a form of sympathetic magic and can be as elaborate or simple as you like. All you need is your intent and a candle. White will work in any situation.…

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Another Day

It’s been a busy day here at Nimue’s Closet.  Lots of friends dropping by to say hello. Posters for the upcoming London Pagan Pride day were also dropped off. Things here have been going very well, we’ve been super busy and every day boasts something new and exciting. It has been quite the learning curve, but…

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Double Hitter Tuesday!!!

Tuesday July 25th, is not only Tarot Tuesday, but we also have Sarah From Pixie By Design coming in for some beautiful Henna work. Kelly McKee will be here as well with her tarot deck at the ready. So join us Tuesday July 25 for some Tarot and Henna double hitter fun!!!!

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Grand Opening

Join us July 4th, 2017 for our Grand Opening!!! From 10 am – 1 pm  Sarah from Pixie by Design will be there lending us her amazing Henna talents. From 1 – 6 we will have local author and holistic healer, Cindy Knight doing a signing for her book ” Feel Better Tips from A to…

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