Here are highlights of this week's pagan events in and near London. To find out about future events, click on the events link at the top of the page.
Sunday, 13 February; The Spark of Bridie. Goddess workshop for the season of Imbolc with priest of Avalon David Spofforth. Venue: Bonnington Centre, 11 Vauxhall Grove, London SW8 1TD. Time: 1pm for 1.30pm start. Ends at 5.30pm. Cost: £15 on the day, £10 in advance. For more details and to book places visit http://www.priestofavalon.com/
Monday 14 February; Shamanism and Life Story. Evening workshop by Shaman UK at The Open Centre (pictured), 188 Old St, London, EC1V 9FR. Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm. £12 (concs £8). Booking essential. For further information and to book places visit http://www.shaman.uk.com/, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07847 894453.
Monday, 14 February; The Forgotten Magus – Anna Bonus Kingsford And The Hermetic Way. Talk by Ken Rees at pagan forum Secret Chiefs. Venue: Devereux public house, 20 Devereux Court, off Essex Street, London WC2R 3JJ. Meet from 7.30pm, event starts at 8.30pm. Admission £2. http://secretchiefslondon.wordpress.com/
Tuesday 15 February; The Human Energy Field Illustrated with Kirlian Photography. Talk by Nigel Garion-Hutchings at The College of Psychic Studies 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Cost: £5/£8. Advance booking essential. Tel: 020 7589 3292. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html
Wednesday 16 February; Creative Meditation. Half-hour guided lunchtime meditation to experience the richness of our inner world in all its colours, shades and contrasts. Venue: Inner Space, 36 Short’s Gardens, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9AB. Time: 1pm-1.30pm. http://www.innerspace.org.uk/
Wednesday 16 February; Metaphors of the Mind - Insights about Consciousness and Thought. Talk by Dr Mark Watson 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 £5/£3.
Wednesday 16 February; Demons, Daimons or Angels?: Astral Intelligence in Ficino's Natural Magic. Talk by Dr Angela Voss of the University of Exeter at Treadwell's, 33 Store Street, WC1. Price: £7. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. To book, call 020 7240 8906. For more details email email@example.com or visit http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Thursday 17 February; CoA Imbolc Open Ritual organised by Children of Artemis. Venue: The Dog and Bull pub, Surrey St, Croydon at 8pm. Entry is £2 for CoA members and £5 for non-members. For more details, call 0870 442 290 or visit the website http://www.witchfest.net/
Friday 18 February; Enchantment - An Evening of Chant and Mantra with Stewart Pearce at The College of Psychic Studies 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Cost: £5/£8. Advance booking essential. Tel: 020 7589 3292. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html
Saturday 19 February; Myths, Fairytales and Everyday life. Discover how age-old stories from a variety of cultures can shed light and wisdom on life events. We will explore how myths and stories can help your responses to disappointment, frustration, betrayal, bereavement and joy. Location: City Lit, Keeley Street, Covent Garden, Camden, London WC2B 4BA. When: from 10.30am-5.30pm. Cost: Full fee: £44 Senior fee: £30 Concession: £16. For more details about these courses and others, and to book places, visit http://www.citylit.ac.uk/ or call enrolments on 020 7831 7831.
Saturday 19 February; One-day hypnosis course for beginners. Venue: The Hypnosis Centre, Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AF. Time: 10am - 5pm. Cost £50, refundable if you then book a place on a diploma hypnosis course at the centre. To book,email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more details, visit http://www.the-hypnosis-centre.co.uk/
Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 February; Weekend Course on Self Hypnosis Workshop. It will run from 9.30am to 10pm each day in Kentish Town, London NW5. Cost: £300. To secure a place, send a £50 deposit with your contact details to B Minall-Jones, 227 Long Riding, Basildon, Essex SS14 1QT. For more details, call 01268 525710 or email email@example.com
Please note: I try to keep my events page accurate, but if you do spot any errors, please let me know by leaving a comment. If you know of any other events you would like mentioned, please email firstname.lastname@example.org