Saturday 17 - Sunday 18 September; Tasting the Pomegranate: Revisioning the Underworld. Two-day workshop with Jane Meredith, author of Aphrodite's Magic, for women in Sheffield. This explores the story of Persephone's descent into the Underworld. The cost for the weekend is £100. To find out more details, visit Jane's website http://www.janemeredith.com/index-2.html. To find out how book places, phone Ali Harrison on 01142 552769 or email her at: email@example.com
Saturday, 17 September; The Feast of Banba. Goddess workshop 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/
Sunday, 18 September; Dawn of the Oak. Monthly moot on the third Sunday of each month that aims to provide a casual, safe and friendly environment for pagans to meet and learn from each other. Location: The Castle, 34-35 Cowcross Street, Farringdon, London EC1M 6DB Time: 3pm - 6pm.
Sunday 18 September; Anderida Gorsedd Autumn Equinox open ritual at the Long Man of Wilmington, Sussex. Meet near the car park between 1.30pm and 2pm for a walk up to the chalk hill figure at 2pm. Afterwards back to the Giants Rest pub in Wilmington for a social drink together.
Monday, 19 September - 1 October; Fallen Angels and Other Mythic Beings. Art exhibition by Cilla Conway, creator of the The Intuitive Tarotat Atlantis Bookshop, 49A Museum St, London WC1A 1LY.
Monday, 19 September; Croydon Crows. PF moot held every 3rd Monday of each month at the Skylark pub, South End, South Croydon from 8pm onwards.
Monday, 19 September; Your Own Hypnosis and Trance Induction: For magical practitioners, shamanic workers, pagans and magickians. A practical workshop with Mark Smith at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Ticket price £10 in advance. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Tuesday 20 September; The I-Ching. Lecture by Nigel Peace 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 21 September; The Therapeutic and Spiritual Aspects of Art. Talk by Cilla Conway, designer of The Intuitive Tarotat pagan forum 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. Visit http://www.theatlantisbookshopevents.com
Wednesday 21 September; Floods in the Ancient Desert: The Ark, the Archaeology and the Latest Discoveries. Talk by Dr Irving Finkel of the British Museum at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Ticket price £7 in advance. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Thursday 22 September; Red Magic - the occult behind the Iron Curtain. Talk by Andrew Vee at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Ticket price £7 in advance. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Thursday 22 September; Pagan Federation London Autumn Equinox Open Ritual by Simon Michel and friends. This will be an experimental, sensory ceremony. Venue: Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn, London. Turn up by 7.30pm for pre-ritual social. The ritual starts at 8pm. Entrance: PF members/conc £5. All others £6. Please bring seasonal/home-made food and drinks to share at the feast after the ritual. For more information, visit the PFL website at http://www.pflondon.org/index.html
Friday, 23 September; The Circle of Ankerwycke Mabon Open Ritual. Location: Warysbury, near Staines. For more information and to reserve a place, call 07889 126311.
Friday, 23 September; Demonstration of Mediumship by Tuula Jukola 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
Friday, 23 September; Cross Bones Vigil and Ceremony to honour The Goose and the outcast dead of Cross Bones Graveyard. Gather from 6.45pm in Redcross Way outside the Memorial Gates, SE1, opposite the Boot and Flogger, just north of the junction with Union Street. Nearest tubes Borough or London Bridge, 5 minutes walk away. The event is free and starts at 7pm. http://www.crossbones.org.uk/
Friday 23 September; Autumn Equinox Festival at Chalice Well World Peace Garden, in Glastonbury. Free admission to the gardens between 10am & 12pm for celebration and meditation at the Well Head at noon, followed by an informal gathering on the lower lawn at 12.30pm. All are welcome, as this is a chance for people to share ideas, thoughts and beliefs, and to increase connection through understanding. For more details, visit the website http://www.chalicewell.org.uk/
Saturday 24 September; Understanding Autumn Equinox: Magic, Folklore, Traditions. One-day workshop with Wiccan priestess Suzanne Corbie at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am-6pm. Ticket price £35 in advance. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday 24 September; Autumn Equinox rite by the Free and Open Gorsedd of Caer Abiri at The Sun Circle, Avebury stone circle, Wiltshire. Druidic style open ceremony to celebrate the balance of day and night - all faith paths welcome. Meet at the Red Lion pub at Avebury from noon for a ceremony at 2pm. Offerings of bread, cake, mead, poetry and song are welcome.
Sunday 25 September; Druidic Autumn Equinox Ceremony on Primrose Hill with the Druid of Wormwood Scrubs. This is a free, open ritual but bring food for a picnic. The event starts at 12.45pm in the Hawthorne Grove on Primrose Hill, London NW1 8YH. For more details, call Jeremy on 07956 831503 during social hours.
For more information about what pagans celebrate at the Autumn Equinox see: http://www.badwitch.co.uk/2008/09/autumn-equinox.html