For details of future events visit my events page at http://paganevents.blogspot.com/, but here are this week's events of interest to pagans in London and other parts of England:
Now until 13 September; The Truth About Faeries: From Midsummers Night's Dream to Lord of the Rings. Fairy art exhibition at Southampton City Art Gallery Civic Centre, Commercial Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 7LP. Tel: 023 8083 4563. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.southampton.gov.uk/leisure/arts/sotonartgallery/exhibitions.asp
Monday 3 August The Ecstatic Gnosis of the Black Sun - Reversal, Inversion, and Transgression. Lecture by the authors of the Liber Nigri Solis 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: email@example.com. www.treadwells-london.com/lectures.asp
Wednesday 5 August; Mythos and Sorcery of the Black Sun. Talk by Alison Rockbrand-MacIntosh at Pagan Forum Secret Chiefs, Devereux public house, 20 Devereux Court, off Essex Street, London WC2. Meet from 7.30pm, event starts at 8.30pm. Admission £2.
Wednesday 5 August; Walk exploring Brockwell Park, Herne Hill, South London. Meet at Brockwell Park Gates Herne Hill entrance at the junction between Dulwich Road and Norwood Road. Duration: 1-2 hours. This is a free event. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details. If it is raining, call 0795 201 2487 on the day to ensure the walk is happening.
5-9 August; Druid Camp - The Ovatic Journey. Workshops, talks, music and stories. All welcome. For more details visit http://www.druidcamp.org.uk/ or call 01568 613598.
Friday 7 August; Open House Evening to socialise with students and lecturers at The College of Psychic Studies 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 4.30pm - 9.30pm. Cost: £10. Advance booking necessary. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html
Saturday 8 August; Pan's Picnic. A Pagan Federation London social event with a sacred drama depicting the wheel of the year. Starts at noon. Venue: Queens Wood, Highgate, North London. Meet at the Woodman Pub, next to Highgate Station at noon and someone will lead you to the site, or turn right down Wood Lane and follow the markers.
Saturday 8 August; Experiencing Shamanism Taster Day. One-day workshop introducing shamanism at The Open Centre, 188 Old Street, London EC1V 9FR. Cost £60, £45 concessions. Booking and deposit essential. 07847 894453 or visit http://www.shaman.uk.net/.
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. http://www.witchfest.net/artemis_gathering.htm
Sunday 9 August; The Greenwich Mysteries. Walk around Greenwich Park with Jacquline Woodward-Smithin search of goddesses and mysteries in the land. Meet at the King William Walk gates in Greenwich at 3pm. Duration: 1-2 hours. This is a free event. Contact email@example.com for more details. If it is raining, call 0795 201 2487 on the day to ensure the walk is happening.
If you know of any pagan events and want them listed on A Bad Witch's Blog, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a comment below.