College of Psychic Studies celebrates 90 years at 16 Queensberry Place

23 January 2016 – 24 February 2016

Exhibition of Psychic Artworks, Photographs and Artefacts from the College Archives.

Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 January 2016

16 Queensberry Place
South Kensington,
London SW7 2EB

12 – 5pm

Ninety years ago the College of Psychic Studies, under its former name of the London Spiritualist Alliance, took part in an extraordinary exhibition in London called Objects of Psychic Interest. A first of its kind in the UK, the exhibition displayed over 500 drawings, photographs, apports, automatic writing slates, letters, books and ephemera. The show was a triumph, attracting considerable press attention and it became a highly popular destination for the public over its two day duration.

As part of their 90th anniversary celebrations, the College is once again exhibiting their incredible collection of psychic objects representing the College’s role in the history of spiritualism and psychical research since 1884. Visitors will be able to tour the college and see superb examples of psychic art including Madge Gill, spirit photography, apports, seance records, spirit trumpets and direct writing slates. There will also be material relating to Arthur Conan Doyle, Harry Price’s National Laboratory of Psychical Research and the lives of many famous mediums that have been part of the College over the years.

Image:  Alice Pery detail 1874

For further information please contact Gill Matini (College Principal) at or Vivienne Roberts (curator) on 07973 932271

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