Friday, 22 June 2012
Pagan Events In and Near London for the Next 10 Days
Friday 22 June to 20 July; A Trail of Artworks at West Norwood Cemetery. For full details visit: http://www.westnorwoodcemetery.com/maps_and_trails/
Friday 22 June; How to be a Happier Empath. Talk by Rose Rosetree at The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm start Cost: £10/£15. Advance booking advised. Tel: 020 7589 3292. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/events/lectures/index.html
Saturday 23 June; 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. http://www.crossbones.org.uk/
Saturday, June 23; Free and Open Gorsedd Summer Solstice Rite at Avebury Stone Circle in Wiltshire. Open Druidic style ceremony to celebrate the Summer Solstice. Meet at the Red Lion pub from Noon for ceremony at 2pm until 3.30pm. Free event - offerings of song, poetry, cake, mead are welcomed. There is no camping at Avebury this Saturday as Solstice camping is 20th and 21st only.
Saturday 23 June; Mysteries of Midsummer: Custom, Lore, Magic. One-Day Workshop with Suzanne Corbie. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Price: £35 (£20 deposit, balance due on the day) Time: 11am until 5.30pm. Reserve a place by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday 23 June; CoolTan Arts guided Summer Solstice Midnight walk, exploring the urban psycho-geography of South London and examining local history and familiar landmarks in a new light. The procession sets off from the Tate Modern to the home of contemporary psychiatry, the Maudsley Hospital. (The photo at the top was taken on the bank of the Thames close to the Tate Modern). Meet at 11:45pm at the Turbine Hall entrance of Tate Modern. London, and finish the walk in the wee hours of Sunday at the Maudsley Hospital. For more information, contact Emma Thatcher, Communications Officer CoolTan Arts on email@example.com, call 020 7701 2696, www.cooltanarts.org.uk.
Sunday 24 June; Celebrating the Summer Solstice and what it means in various cultures. Event led by Hillary Ratna at Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, 3 Pilgrim's Place, London NW3 1NG. Time: 11am. Tel: 020 7433 3267.
Sunday 24 June; Pagan Pride Parade and Picnic. Meet at Red Lion Square, in London, at noon for a procession to Russell Square. At Russell Square there will be dancing and a picnic under the trees. Dress up, bring family, friends and a picnic. This is a chance to celebrate being Pagan. For further information, call Atlantis Bookshop on 0207 405 2120.
Sunday 24 June; Greenman Walk organised by The Goddess Foundation. This is a family event that takes place every summer in Arundel, Sussex. It is an event for all of the family to celebrate Summer Solstice, the date of the event actually being on Midsummers Day! Bring a picnic, go for a walk, watch the Summer Solstice Mummers Play and take part in a treasure hunt. No charge, but donations greatly appreciated. The location has a public car park, refreshments and public toilets. For more details, contact The Goddess Foundation via its website: http://www.goddessfoundation.org.uk/
Sunday 24 June; Yeo London yoga sessions with Yeotown and Royal Parks Foundation. Outdoor yoga class at Round Pond, Kensington Gardens, London. Time: 11am - 12.30pm. Cost: £5 per person. For more details visit http://www.yeolondon.com/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 24 June; Midsummer on Primrose Hill. Open ritual hosted by Jeremy Morgan, the Druid of Wormwood Scrubbs. Venue: The Hawthorne Grove, Primrose Hill, Regents Park, London NW1. Starts at 12.30pm, ends at 2pm. Meet at the entrance opposite Rothwell St.
Sunday 24 June; The Spark that Ignited the Flame - Talk and Open Ritual by Training Priestess of the Goddess Jas. Time: 2pm - 4pm. Location: Primrose Hill , Regent's Park, London NW1 - nearest tube station Chalk Farm. Suggested donation £2. For more information and to RSVP email Jas on Rememberingher@hotmail.com
Sunday 24 June; Discover Your Psychic Ability. Workshop at the Aetherius Society Meetup. Venue: Inner Potential Centre, 36 Kelvedon Road, Fulham, London SW6 5BW. From 2pm-5pm. Cost: £25. For more details and to book places, visit http://www.aetherius.org/ or call 020 7736 4187.
Sunday 24 June; The Forgotten Theosophist - Anna Bonus Kingsford A Woman Clothed with the Sun. Lecture by Kenneth Rees on a woman who was very important in the revival of Christian Hermeticism. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Start: 6pm. Cost £7, £5 concessions.
Monday 25 June: Keep Being Here Anyway - Self-realisation, spiritual awakening and Osho’s catch-22. Talk by Alan Lowen at Alternatives, St. James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL. Time: 7pm to 8.30pm. Tickets £10/5 concs. To book tickets and for more info visit the Alternatives website: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/Site/EventDescription.aspx?EventID=1002
Tuesday 26 June; What Does the Future Hold. Lecture by Douglas Ballard at The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 12.30pm.- 1.30pm Cost: £5/£8. Advance booking advised. Tel: 020 7589 3292. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/events/lectures/index.html
Tuesday 26 June; The I-Ching. Talk by Nigel Peace at The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm- 8.30pm Cost: £5/£8. Advance booking advised. Tel: 020 7589 3292. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/events/lectures/index.html
Tuesday 26 June; Chertsey Moot. A social moot held on the last Tuesday of the month at the Golden Grove pub, Ruxbury Road, St Annes Hill, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 9EN. All welcome. From 8pm to 11pm. For more details, email: email@example.com
Wednesday 27 June; Atlantis Bookshops Presents All Aboard with folklorist and author of Football Voodoo Chris Roberts 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 http://www.theatlantisbookshopevents.com//
Thursday, 28 June; Talk about Spirits of Place, including church suppression of spiritualism and the 1972 TV play The Stone Tape.Venue: London Fortean Society, upstairs at the Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX. 7.30pm for 8pm start. £3/£2 concessions. Society meets on the last Thursday of each month. For more details, visit http://forteanlondon.blogspot.co.uk/
Thursday, 28 June; Introduction to Wicca and Witchcraft, third session in a three-week evening course. The course covers Wiccan rituals, consecrations, circle casting, working with elements and quarters, energy raising, the God and Goddess in Wicca and the eight pagan festivals. It doesn't matter if you missed the first or second session as you can still attend this single evening at a cost of £12. Times: 7pm-10pm. You can book online at http://www.witchcraftandmagic.org/
Friday 29 June; Why Is My Back Killing Me? Talk by healer Sir Tom Lucas at The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm Cost: £5/£8. Advance booking advised. Tel: 020 7589 3292. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/events/lectures/index.html
Saturday 30 June; Dutch Courage and Mother's Ruin: Gin Walk with Dr. Richard Barnett. Celebrate Richard Barnett's book The Dedalus Book of Ginon this guided walk into the darker side of Enlightenment London. Tour of the historical gin hotspots of Soho and Covent Garden ending with a book-signing and a glass of gin at Treadwell's Bookshop. Tickets include a copy of The Dedalus Book of Gin and a complimentary glass of gin. The event is supported by Hendrick's. Price: £15 (includes free book and complimentary gin tasting). Time: 2.50pm for a 3pm start (meets near Trafalgar Square). For more details and to book your place, contact Treadwells: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 1 July; Work With Plants for Harmony and Healing - one-day workshop. This will take place partly outside in nature and also inside. It will include journey work with plants as well as completing ritual work with plants. Location: Camley Street Natural Park, 12 Camley Street, London NW1 0PW, London. Starts at 10.30am. Cost is £45 or £30 concessions. For more details and to reserve a place, visit http://www.meetup.com/Shamanism-and-Healing-Ceremony/events/67990602/
Sunday 1 July; Foraging for Herbs: Teaching Walk for Hedge Witches with Natasha Richardson. Natasha Richardson is a qualified medical herbalist. She has a private practice (Rowan Remedies) as well as five years working with Neals Yard Remedies. Price: £8 in advance Time: 12.45pm for a 1pm start (meet at Regent's Park Tube Station). For more details and to book your place, contact Treadwells: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 1 July; Treadwells Social Sundays: Learn a Skill Candle Magic Tutorial with Eleri Jay. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. 2pm and 4pm. Free social event, but please book your place in advance. firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 1 July; You Too Can Heal. Workshop at the Aetherius Society with Nikki Perrott and Mark Bennett. Venue: Inner Potential Centre, 36 Kelvedon Road, Fulham, London SW6 5BW. From 10am-5pm. Cost: £50/£30. For more details and to book places, visit http://www.aetherius.org/ or call 020 7736 4187