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:
Monday 12 October; free seminar on soul retrieval run by Shaman UK. From 6.30pm - 9pm at The Open Centre, 188 Old St, London EC1V 9FR. Booking essential. Although this is a free event, donations are welcome to cover room hire. For more details or to reserve a space call 07847 894453.
Tuesday 13 October; Leys and Leylines: Where Have They Led? Talk by Alan Bowers at London Earth Mysteries Circle, Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, W1U 8EA. From 7pm. Admission £4 non-members, £2.50 members. http://www.londonearth.com/
Wednesday, 14 October; The Act of Surrender. John Constable (also known as John Crow), author of The Southwark Mysteries and Secret Bankside, talks about spiritual liberation 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.
Thursday 15 October; CoA Samhain open ritual organised by The Children of Artemis. Venue: Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey. Time: 8pm start. Tickets cost £2 for CoA members and £5 for non-members. Bring food and drink to share. No need for advance booking, just turn up on the night. For more details, call 0870 442 290 or visit the website http://www.witchfest.net/
Thursday 15 October; Lairs of Cthulhu: Archaeology, Myth and Mystery in HP Lovecraft. Lecture by James Holloway (Cambridge) at Treadwells, 34 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7PB. 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Entry £5 in advance. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday 16 October; Demonstration of mediumship with Tuula Jukola at The College of Psychic Studies 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Cost: £5/£8. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.htmlSaturday 17 and Sunday 18 October. Halloween Bash. Pagan festival with stalls, entertainment, lectures and workshops at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn, London. Noon to 8pm. Tickets £15 one day, £25 two days. For more details tel: Jeanette of Caducaus Jewellery on 020 8539 3569 or visit www.paganfestivals.com/
Sunday 18 October; Candle-Making for Ritual and Magic: A Hands-on Day Course run by Nathalie Beveridge of Little Owl Candles. Venue: Treadwells, 34 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7PB. Time: 11am to 6.00 pm. Entry £45 in advance, booking essential. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email: email@example.com
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.