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Gary Lachman on Colin Wilson

  Colin Wilson bookshelf. With thanks to Schrodingers Bekku .      8pm (doors 7.30pm) Thursday 26 June 2014 £3 / £2 concessions The Vaults Bar, Dirty Dicks , 202 Bishopsgate, City of London EC2M 4NR  Gary Lachman From his first book The Outsider in 1956 Colin Wilson was one of the most controversial and enduring philosophers of consciousness of modern times. On what would have been Wilson’s 83rd birthday Gary Lachman traces his career, exploring his "new existentialism," his insights into occult phenomena a nd his outlook for our future evolution; he will also touch on his personal encounters with Wilson and how Wilson’s ideas have informed his own work. A founding member of the rock group Blondie, Gary Lachman is the author of books on Madame Blavatsky , Hermes Trismegistus and most recently Aleister Crowley: Magick, Rock and Roll, and The Wickedest Man in the World . We begin each evening with our monthly round-up of fortean news sto