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 21 March; The Dark Monarch. Art exhibition named after an infamous 1962 book entitled The Dark Monarch: A Portrait from Within by Sven Berlin. It explores how folklore, mysticism, mythology and the occult have influenced British art in the past 100 years. Venue: The Towner Art Gallery, Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4JJ. It is open Tuesday - Sunday from 10am - 6pm. For more details, call: 01323 434660 or visit the website http://www.eastbourne.gov.uk/leisure/museums-galleries/towner/exhibitions/
Sunday 7 February; Imbolc - Earth, Health & Mystic Fayre at the Princess Pavilion, Melvill Rd, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4AR. The doors open from 10am until 5pm each day. Admission is £2.50, OAPs get in for £1 and accompanied children under 16 will be admitted free. For more details visit the website http://www.mysticfayre.co.uk/eventsfeb.htm
Monday 8 February; The Lairs of Cthulhu: Archaeology, Myth and Mystery in the work of H.P. Lovecraft. Lecture by Dr James Holloway 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: email@example.com.
Tuesday 9 February; How Many People Really Believe in Astrology? Talk by Nick Campion at the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit, Room 256, Richard Hoggart Building, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London, SE14 6NW. Time: 6.10pm. Admission free. Tel: 020 7919 7171. http://www.gold.ac.uk/
Tuesday 9 February; Tarot and its Templar and Freemasonry connections. Talk by Beverley Frost 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/
Wednesday 10 February; Sun of God. Talk by Gregory Sams at The Moot With No Name. Venue: Devereux public house, 20 Devereux Court, off Essex Street, London WC2R 3JJ. Meet from 7.30pm, event starts at 8pm. Admission £2. For more details, call Atlantis Bookshop on 020 7405 2120.
Thursday 11 February; Jack Gale: A-TO-Z-OMANCY - The Game of Chance and the Speaking of the Landscape. A talk by Jack Gale who will be discussing how shamanism, chaos magic and earth mysteries meet the A-Z. Venue: South East London Folklore Society (SELFs), The Old King's Head, King's Head Yard, 45-49 Borough High Street, London SE1 1NA. Talks are on the second Thursday of each month at 8pm. The cost is £2.50/£1.50 concessions.
Friday 12 February; A Demonstration of Spirit Portraiture and Clairvoyance. Lecture by June-Elleni Laine and Henry Cumming at The College of Psychic Studies 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Cost: £5/£8. Advance booking necessary.http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html
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.