Monday 7 May 2012

This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London

Monday 7 May; Brentwood Mind Body Soul Experience. Huge show with 150 exhibitors as well as experience sessions in things such as yoga and belly dancing. The Brentwood Centre, Brentwood, Essex. Tickets cost £6. For more details, visit:

Monday May 7: Final day of week-long Jack in the Green festival in Hastings, to celebrate its 30th anniversary. Events including Morris dancing, music and processions are taking place all over Hastings, Sussex. For more details, visit:

Monday 7 May; Robert Kirk and the Secret Commonwealth of FairiesTalk by by Caroline Westbury at Romford Sacred Hart Moot. This pagan moot meets on the 1st Monday of every month, from 7pm to 10.30pm at Edge Nightclub, by Romford Market, Romford. Entry £3 or £2 for PF members. More details on

Wednesday 9 May; Madame Blavatsky: Magician, Radical, Feminist. Talk by Gary Lachman at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7. Reserve a place by emailing

Wednesday 9 May; Atlantis Bookshops Presents The Moot with No Name. Talk at Milfords, 1 Milford Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2R 3LL. Milford Lane is the street parallel to Essex Street. Meet from 7.30pm, event starts at 8pm. Admission £5. Visit

Thursday 10 May; Lecture about William Lilly, author of Christian Astrologyand one of the foremost astrologers or the 17th century. Talk by Nigel Hoyle. Venue: 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.

Saturday 12 May; You Too Can Heal. Workshop  at the Aetherius Society Meetup. Venue: Inner Potential Centre, 36 Kelvedon Road, Fulham, London SW6 5BW. From 10am - 5pm. Cost: £50. Light refreshments included. For more details and to book places, visit

Sunday 13 May; Pagan Belly Dance Workshop to celebrate Beltane. Explore the ritual aspect of this ancient dance and work with elemental energies to create a group dance for the season. Workshops facilitated by experienced dancer, teacher and co-founder of Norse Belly Dance, Polly Hallam and Clare Wood (South East London Folklore Society and former local PF co-coordinator). All levels of ability / experience. Time: 1.15pm-3.15pm Venue: Bellenden Therapy Rooms, 147a Bellenden Road, Peckham, London SE15 4DH. Peckham Rye rail or bus 12, 37, 63, P13. Suggested donation £6 - £9. Bring soft shoes or sticky socks, wear loose comfortable clothing, bring a small natural object for the seasonal altar. Advance booking advised: contact Polly: or Clare: to reserve your place.

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