President's event: An invitation to a special screening


Evening screening of 'Magic Medicine'

Timings 6.30-8pm
Location 21 Prescot St, London, England, E1 8BB
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President's event: An invitation to a special screening

Event Information

As President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, I am delighted to announce that will be hosting a special screening of ‘Magic Medicine’ A film by Monty Wates, with a follow-up Question and answer session with Professor David Nutt, at 6.30pm on Tuesday 22 October at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, 21 Prescot Street, London E1 8BB.

This will be followed by a drinks reception, with soft drinks available.  

I hope you will be able to join us for this enlightening and thought-provoking evening.

Yours sincerely

Professor Wendy Burn, President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists

PS Places are limited, so please do book as soon as possible. 

 Magic Medicine is a film by Monty Wates.

Can Magic Mushrooms cure depression?

Over 4 years, filmmaker Monty Wates was given exclusive access to the first ever medical trial to give psilocybin (the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms) to a group of volunteers suffering from clinical depression.

His remarkable film follows three of the volunteers and their families, and the ambitious staff running the trial, who are hoping this controversial treatment will have the power to transform millions of lives.

With deeply moving footage of the “trips” the patients go on, this intimate film is an absorbing portrait of the human cost of depression, and the inspirational people contributing to ground-breaking psychedelic research.

Event Location

Location: 21 Prescot St, London, E1 8BB