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The To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic book launch - Ben Sessa, Emma Watkinson, Robert Dickins (left to right)

Rise of the Psychedelic Medical Model: To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic is now out!

It is our delight to announce that the new novel by Dr Ben Sessa – To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic – is now out! ISBN: 978-0992808839 – Pages: 312 – Author: Ben Sessa Blurb: To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic follows the journey of a conventional, conservative NHS psychiatrist, Dr Robert Austell, as he breaks free...

Exploring Entheogens

Exploring Entheogens: An African Perspective – July 19, 2015 London

Syllabification: en·the·o·gen Meaning: generating the divine / god within  Noun: A natural chemical substance, typically of plant origin, that is ingested to produce an alternative state of consciousness for religious or spiritual purposes. ============================================================ You are invited to attend Exploring Entheogens: A Pan-African Perspective When: Sunday 19th July 2015 Time:...

Tripping Spriggan

The Tripping Spriggan: An Anthology of Altered State Poetics is here!

The Tripping Spriggan: An Anthology of Altered State Poetics has been published in conjunction with Breaking Convention: International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness. The wonderful contributions that have gone to make up this anthology of poetry, which is centred on altered states of experience and consciousness, is extraordinarily eclectic. There’s a...

Fulford

Wonder Fields Festival coming this July in Devon

Wonder Fields Festival to bring spirit of wonder to Devon! The inaugural Wonder Fields Festival will be coming to fields in Devon from July 17th-19th 2015. The festival is taking place at Great Fulford, Dunsford near Exeter, but this is no Glastonbury Festival! Hosting just 500 fun-loving folk from across...

Breaking Convention 2015

Gearing Up with Dr Ben Sessa for Breaking Convention – 3rd International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness

  As we gear up for another fantastic Breaking Convention: 3rd International Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness, we caught up with co-organiser, psychedelic researcher and author Dr Ben Sessa, about what’s going on at this year’s event, and why it’s such a brilliant occasion. You can check out the full line-up...

Breaking Convention 2011

Sponsored Walk for Psychedelic Research

At a time when research with psychedelic medicines is beginning to rise to prominence once again, we feel it’s important to help support the charities that are making this important medicinal step – a step which will help address some of society’s worst mental illnesses. Myself and London-based artist Tom Andrews...

True Light of Darkness

Bringing ‘The True Light of Darkness’ to life

There is always something extra-special about reading a book about magic mushrooms. The powerful, magical Psilocybe fungi has an incredible grasp on the psychonaut’s imagination. As a result, ‘mushroom discourse’ is among the most hotly debated in psychedelia – state a fact wrong at your peril as one PsypressUK.com contributor...

Glade by Tom Andrews

New paper on psychedelic psychiatry, ecology and literature

Preparing the Gaia Connection  An Ecological Exposition of Psychedelic Literature 1954-1963 by Robert Dickins, author of Erin This paper, originally published in the European Kournal of Ecopsychology, investigates the extent to which psychiatrically-mediated drug texts, published in the mid-twentieth century, reveal an ecological awareness in their form and content. Primarily, this...

Archetypal

Varieties of Archetypal Experience – Dr Tim Read

The Ecology, Cosmos and Consciousness salon presents: Varieties of Archetypal Experience Dr Tim Read Tuesday, 28th April, 2015 October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AL Please RSVP on Facebook (afraid so) so that we can anticipate numbers – Please pay on the door. Entry £7 /£5 Concessions, Arrive...

PsypressUK 2015 Volume II

Psychedelic Press UK journal – 2015 Volume II – is now available

The April edition of the Psychedelic Press UK journal (2015 Volume II) is now published and available. It can be bought from our online shop here: Psychedelic Press UK 2015 Volume II This volume includes the second report from last year’s reboot of LSD Trials. Chris Howarth’s article, Subject  S14CH, is...

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