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.
Monday, 11 April; The Green Lady and the Horned Goddess. Talk by priestess Caroline Wise 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 12 April; Open forum and social at London Earth Mysteries Circle. Admission is £4.50, concessions £4, members £3, concessions are £4. Talks are usually held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7.15PM at First Floor, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA.
Tuesday 12 April; Sebastian Groes in conversation with Will Self, author of Psychogeography,about London's psychogeography and how the city's myths, memories and narratives can be mapped and recorded. Location: Museum of London. Time: 6.45pm-8pm. Book in advance, tickets cost £6 (concs £4.50, Friends £3). For more details and to book visit http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/English/
Wednesday 13 April. 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. To register for a place visit http://www.innerspace.org.uk/
Wednesday 13 April; Talk at pagan forum The Moot with No Name, arranged through Atlantis Bookshop. 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 13 April; Your Own Hypnosis and Trance Induction: For magical practitioners, shamanic workers, pagans, magickians. Practical evening of instruction with Mark Smith at Treadwell's bookshop, 33 Store Street, London WC1. Price: £10. Time: 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start. To book, call 020 7240 8906. For more details email email@example.com or visit http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Thursday 14 April; A Discussion of All Things May Day. Monthly talk at South East London Folklore Society (SELFS). Venue: The Old King's Head (pictured top right), Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough High St, London SE1 1NA. Entry: £2.50 / £1.50 concessions. No need to book in advance. Meetings are the second Thursday of each month.
Thursday 14 April; Towards a Philosophy of Demonology: Far Reaches of Continental Philosophy and the Occult. Talk by Dr Patricia MacCormack of Anglia Ruskin University at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Entry £7, booking essential. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. www.treadwells-london.com/lectures.asp
Friday 15 April; Open evening and social at The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 4.30pm - 9pm. Cost: £10. Advance booking essential. Tel: 020 7589 3292. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html
Sunday April 17; Shamanism and the Shamanic Journey. One-day event on shamanism with Zoë Brân. From 2pm-5pm at The Special Yoga Centre, 2a Wrentham Avenue, London NW10. Price: £20 pre-pay, £25 on the day. For more details and to book placed, call 020 8968 1900 or email email@example.com.
Sunday 17 April; Healing with Herbs, Seventeenth-Century Style: An Afternoon Course
with Julie Wakefield at at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Cambridge graduate Julie Wakefield is a museum freelancer in historic medicine, who works at the Old Operating Theatre and Herb Garret. Price: £25 Time: 1.30pm-5pm. To book, call 020 7240 8906. For more details email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 17 April; A Walk Into the Grey Soul of London. The event is being organised as part of the Museum of London's Urban Myths season, taking a mystical look at Finsbury through Arthur Machen's horror fiction, stopping off at some historic pubs along the way. From 5pm-8pm. Tickets for this date are now sold out but cost £9 (concs £7). For more details visit the Musuem of London website at http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/ For more information, call 020 7001 9844 or email email@example.com
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