We believe that the conscious use of psychedelics can help create a more compassionate and joyful world.

Psychedelics have been used by humans for thousands of years for healing and spiritual development. After decades of misinformation, and outlawing on political as opposed to scientific grounds, the potential of these substances is starting to be recognised again. We exist to reinstate the public understanding of and access to psychedelics in the UK and beyond.

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What we do

Experience Retreats

Our Psychedelic Experience Retreats allow you to explore the transformative potential of psychedelics in a safe and legal environment. The retreats take place monthly in the Netherlands, where psilocybin truffles are legal.

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Community & Events

We bring people together and build the public understanding of psychedelics through hosting a wide range of events including talks, film screenings, yoga, meditation, gong baths, dance and breathwork.

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Campaigning for Access

We are currently calling on the UK government to reschedule psilocybin, a psychedelic compound found in hundreds of species of mushroom, to facilitate the development of new treatments for depression & anxiety.

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New to psychedelics?

Psychedelics (from the Greek psyche: mind, delos: make visible, reveal) are substances that induce a heightened state of consciousness characterised by a hyperconnected brain state. Studies suggest psychedelics could be a breakthrough therapy for mental health issues including depression, anxiety, addiction, OCD, and PTSD through their ability to work on a deep emotional as well as biological level.

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February update

In this update: Upcoming events #ThankYouPlantMedicine Experience Retreats Want to see more of us on social media? Become a Member Upcoming events Did you know you can also browse our events on the Events section of ... Read more

January update

Happy 2020! December was a big month for the Psychedelic Society, with team members travelling to London from Brighton, Berlin and beyond for our first face-to-face full team meeting in a year. With the help of a skilled external facilitator, ... Read more

November update

In this update: Upcoming events Green Party commits to legal regulation Visit to the Grocycle mushroom farm Experience Retreats Co-working update Therapy space Become a Member Upcoming events Thank you to every... Read more