Monday, 9 January 2012
This week's pagan events in London
Here are details of events in London and other parts of the UK over the next week that could be of interest to pagans. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday 10 January; The Famous Psychic Investigator: The Life, Adventures and Tragedy of Harry Price. Talk by Sarah Sparkes at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7. Book by emailing email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Wednesday 11 January; Talk at 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/
Thursday 12 January; Open Pathways: esoteric life stories. A medium and and automatic painter discuss life events formative to their practices at South East London Folklore Society (SELFS). Venue: The Old King's Head, 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. http://www.selfs.org.uk/
Thursday 12 January; Full Moon Meditation with priest of Avalon David Spofforth. Venue: Bonnington Centre, 11 Vauxhall Grove, London SW8 1TD. Time: 8pm start. Cost: £3 donation. For more details and to book places visit http://www.priestofavalon.com/
Friday 13 January; Layman to Shaman. Tour of obscure ritual objects at the Wellcome Institute, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE. Time: 2.30pm-3pm. Free event, no need to book although places are limited. Visit http://www.wellcomecollection.org/
Friday 13 January; Some Secret Place. Monthly ritual evening for solitary pagans looking to explore group ritual. Time 7pm for 7.15pm start to 9.30pm. Location: Conway Hall, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL. Some experience of pagan ritual necessary. Small group sizes - advance book via the website http://www.somesecretplace.co.uk/. A £7 contribution towards equipment and room hire is required.
Friday 13 January 2012; An Evening of Mediumship with Henry Cumming at The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Cost: £8/12. Advance booking essential. Tel: 020 7589 3292. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html
Saturday 14 January; Beyond the Veil - a closer look at spirits, mediums and ghosts. One-day conference presented by the Centre for Inquiry UK taking a closer look at spirits, mediums and ghosts. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL. Time: 10.30am - 4pm. Tickets cost £10 for the general public and £8 concessions. For more details and to book tickets visit http://www.humanism.org.uk/meet-up/events/view/168?page=1
Saturday 14 January; Wassail by Hunters Moon at Middle Farm, Firle, East Sussex BN8 6LJ. An open ritual in the apple orchards plus barn dance, Morris dancing and a barbecue. Dress warmly and bring your wellies. From 6pm to 11pm. Free entry. For more details call 01323 520440 or visit http://www.middlefarm.com/index.htm or http://www.huntersmoonmorris.co.uk/diary.html.
Sunday 15 January; Dawn's Left Hand: The Magical Life of Ithell Colquhoun. Talk by Dr Amy Hale at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7. Reserve a place by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
The picture at the top shows Morris dancers at the Middle Farm Wassail in a previous year.