Saturday 30 June 2012

This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London

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:

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:

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

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.

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 or call 020 7736 4187

Sunday 1 July; Sisterhood Gathering at the stone circle of Avebury in Wiltshire. This is a women-only event and will include a shared picnic, meditation, chanting and drumming. Organised by The Goddess Foundation. Noon to 4pm.

Monday 2 July; Paganism in the 25th Century. Talk by Mani Navasothy 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.

Monday 2 July; Witch Trials: Historical Witchcraft Explored. Talk by Dr. Alison Rowlands 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

Tuesday 3 July; Living Energy. Lecture by Tracey Ash 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.

Tuesday 3 July; Palmistry - Life Patterns Illuminated. Talk by Robin Lown 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.

Wednesday 4 July; Atlantis Bookshops Presents talk on Shamanic Healing by Francesca Rosetti 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

Tuesday 3 July - Saturday 7 July; Sabbat: The Trials of the Pendle Witches. A play by Richard Shannon. Venue: Orange Tree Theatre, 1 Clarence Street, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2SA. Evening performances and matinees on Wednesday and Saturday. Tickets cost from £14-£21. To book tickets, call the box office on 020 8940 3633. For further information, visit the website:

Friday 6 July; 2012 - Spiritual Cinema Evening. Hosted by Louise Wild at The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Cost: £8/£12. Tel: 020 7589 3292.

Saturday 7 July; Full Moon Open Ritual by Training Priestess of the Goddess Jas. Time: 6.30pm - 8pm. Location: Primrose Hill - nearest tube station Chalk Farm. Suggested donation £2. Bring an instrument with you if you have one. For more information and to RSVP email Jas on

Sunday 8 July; A walk around the working class and radical history of Hammersmith. Guided walk exploring the subversive, rebellious and social history of London with Past Tense. Meet at 4pm outside Hammersmith Underground station (Hammersmith and City line), Beadon Rd, London W6. The is a free event and should last up to two hours. Email

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