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Professor David Nutt at Breaking Convention. He is also the author of the book: Drugs Without the Hot Air, and founder of DrugScience: the only completely independent science-led drugs charity. Photo Credit: Jonathan Greet 2015.

Professor David Nutt: Why Banning LSD and Magic Mushrooms is the Worst Censorship of Medicine in World History

Speaking at Breaking Convention, a three-day conference held in London that aimed to explore the benefits of psychedelic drugs as medicines, amongst other topics, Professor David Nutt talked to me about his concerns on how the law is interfering with medical research and why LSD is still a problem child....

Psychometric Picnic by Ryan McNally

Psychometric Picnic 2015

Psychometric Picnic is a 1 day, family friendly mini festival with the aim of bringing together people of all ages & cultural backgrounds to take part in an interactive & immersive art & music experience. Designed to inspire creativity, collaboration & a deeper connection to community, nature & true self....

Out of the Shadows

Out of the Shadows: A Cornucopia from the Psychedelic Press

We are very delighted to able to announce the publication Out of the Shadows: A Cornucopia from the Psychedelic Press UK – Edited by Robert Dickins & Tim Read – which we teamed up with Muswell Hill Press to produce. Pick up your copy of this fabulous collection here. From the back: In their...

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...

Psychedelic LSD Trip by Jonathan Zegarra

A Brief History of LSD in the Twenty-First Century

This article first appeared in the Psychedelic Press UK Journal (June, 2015 Volume III): An issue dedicated to the history and literature of psychedelics, and in particular LSD. Copies of which are available from the Psychedelic Press Shop here for £6. Since Swiss scientist Albert Hofmann accidentally discovered LSD’s psychedelic...

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...

The Domestic Alchemist by Pip Waller

The Domestic Alchemist by Pip Waller

Authored by Pip Waller and released earlier this year by Leaping Hare Press, the Domestic Alchemist seems to have been written for both the learned reader of herbalism, and the beginner. Since the recipes for vinegars, soaps, deodorants and the variety of different gargles all appear straightforward, once the ingredients...

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