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 nearby:
Saturday 23 January; Cross Bones Vigil and Imbolc Ceremony to honour The Goose and the outcast dead of Cross Bones Graveyard. Ritual starts at 7pm promptly. Gather from 6.45pm in Redcross Way, London SE1, outside the Memorial Gates. The Red Gates, hung with ribbons and mementos, in Redcross Way, are opposite the Boot and Flogger, just north of the junction with Union Street. Nearest tubes Borough or London Bridge. Bring fresh flowers, fabric flowers, jewelry, ribbons and other totems of beauty and truth to tie to the Gates as offerings.
Sunday 24 January; Bloodsongs: Blood-Lamp and Necromancy in the Fraternitas Borealis. Lecture by David Beth at Treadwells, 34 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7PB. 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Entry £7, advance booking necessary. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday 24 January; Broom Making. A family craft session to make seasonal brooms from natural materials gathered in woodland. The event takes place at High Elms Country Park, Shire Lane, Farnborough, Kent BR6 7JH. Cost £4 per broom. Booking essential, call 01689 862815.
Monday 25 January; Shamanism and Creativity, seminar by Shaman UK. From 7pm - 9.30pm at The Open Centre, 188 Old St, London EC1V 9FR. Cost £12 waged, £8 unwaged. Booking essential. For more details or to reserve a space email Zoe on email@example.com.
Tuesday 26 January; The Mysteries of London's Camelot. Talk by Chris Street at The London Earth Mysteries Circle, The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, W1U 8EA. Cost £4.50, members £3, concessions £4.Talks are on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7PM. http://www.londonearth.com/
Thursday 28 January, Pagan Federation indoor Imbolc ritual at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL. `Ye Olde Unicorns’ will be facilitating this ritual, and dedicating it to Maureen Brown, Wiccan High Priestess, who passed away five years ago. 7.30pm for 8pm start. Entrance £5 (£4 for members). Bring food and drink to share. No photographs allowed. Visit http://www.pflondon.org/
Friday 29 January; An Evening with Master Chou and Friends. Lecture on spirit communication with Sarah Tyler-Walters 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.html
For details of future events, visit http://paganevents.blogspot.com/2008/09/pagan-events.html