Monday, 16 March 2009

Pagan events and festivals

Monday 16 March; Meet the Family: Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece. First of two talks by Marysia Kay at Treadwells, 34 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7PB. 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Entry £5, booking advised. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email:

Monday 16 March; Crystal Chakra Healing with Philip Permutt. A practical evening workshop introducing the concepts behind Philip Permutt's latest book The Complete Guide to Crystal Chakra Healing, published by Cico Books. Location: Isis, 1 Market Place, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 5DR. Time: from 8pm to 10pm. Tickets £7.50. Advance booking necessary, call iSiS on 01727 866720. Visit For further information about the book, email

Wednesday 18 March; The Ballad of Gimel True: The life and death of a Breton Witch. Talk by Chris Crowley at pagan forum Secret Chiefs, Devereux public house, 20 Devereux Court, off Essex Street, London WC2. Meet from 7.30pm, event starts at 8pm. Admission £2.

Thursday 19 March; Croydon CoA Witches Gathering, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, South London, UK. Time: 8pm. CoA members £1, non-members £2. For more info call 0870 442 290 or visit

Thursday 19 March; PF London’s Spring Equinox Open Ritual by ET Circle. Venue: Conway Hall, Red Lion Square. Holborn, London. 7.30pm for 8pm start. Entrance £5 non-members, £4 members. Bring seasonal food and drinks to share. Visit

Thursday 19 March; Celtic Tales of Gods and Monsters. Two dramatised readings by Mike David and Dedwydd Jones at Treadwells, 34 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7PB. 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Entry £5, booking advised. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email:

Sunday 22 March; Open druid Spring Equinox ritual at the Hawthorn Grove, Primrose Hill, London. Start time: 12.45pm.

Future events:

11 & 12 April. Magical Fairy Festival. Family festival and parade organised by Magical Festivals. Venue: The Westgate Hall, Canterbury, Kent. Entry is £5 for adults and £2.50 for children, under 12s are free. Event starts at 10am each day. You can book tickets at For more details call Matthew on 07845438340 or email

Saturday April 25; Spring Clean Detox, Herb Day, Walk ‘n’ Workshop with The Wild Wicked Witches. Venue Lee Valley Village YHA, Hertfordshire. Time: 10.30am -5pm, Cost: £60 / £45 concessions, deposit of £20 and booking essential. For details, call Karen on 07865081927 or Fiona on 07830195745.

Saturday 25 April; London Lore. Conference run by the Folklore Society and the South East London Folklore Society at The Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH. Tickets cost £10 or £8 concessions. The event runs from 9am to 5.30pm . To book tickets call 020 7392 9220 during office hours. For more details, visit

28 June; Gaia Sol Convention 2009. Festival and convention organised by Pagan Federation London at ULU, Malet Street, London. Time: 11.30am- 6.30pm. Tickets £10/£12.

Saturday 16 May 2009; Witchfest South. Witchcraft convention organised by The Children of Artemis with talks and workshops, entertainment, a bar and catering plus stalls. Venue: Stanley Halls, South Norwood, south London. Tickets cost £9 for CoA members and £12 for non-members.

August 7, 8 & 9; Artemis Gathering. Three-day festival in the Oxfordshire countryside with talks, workshops, a bar and catering facilities. Early bird weekend tickets cost £31 for members, £34 for non-members.

Saturday 7 November; Witchfest International. Large pagan and witchcraft convention organised by The Children of Artemis. Venue: Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey. Tickets cost £16 for CoA members and £20 for non-members.

If you know of any pagan events and want them listed on A Bad Witch's Blog, email me at or leave a comment below.

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