Saturday 18 August 2012

This Week's Pagan Events in London and Elsewhere

Saturday 18 August; GAIATICA Mind Body Spirit Fair - Worthing. Tarot and other readers, stalls, therapists, free workshops, talks and live music. Venue: St Paul's Centre, 55b Chapel Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1EE. Time: 10am-4pm, Free admission. For more details visit

Saturday 18 August; Ancestral Voices at the British Film Institute. Documentary examining correlations between mainstream religions and African spiritual practices such as as Juju, Obeah or witchcraft. Venue: BFI Southbank, South Bank, Waterloo, London, SE1 8XT. Time: 2pm. Telephone: +44 (0)20 7928 3232. Trailier:

Sunday 19 August; Foraging for Herbs: Teaching Walk with herbalist Natasha Richardson. Meet at Regents Park Tube Station. Organised by Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 12.45pm for 1pm start. Tickets £8, advance booking required. For further details:

Sunday 19 August; Dawn of the Oak. Pagan moot on the third Sunday of each month. Venue: Upstairs at The Castle, 34-35 Cowcross Road, Farringdon, London EC1M 6DB (near Farringdon tube). Time: 3pm-6pm.

Monday, 20 August; Croydon Crows. PF moot held every 3rd Monday of each month at the Skylark pub, South End, South Croydon from 8pm onwards.

Thursday 23 August; 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.

Thursday 23 August; Did the Magic Work? Occult Practices and Sport. Talk by Chris Robert, author of Football Voodoo: Magic, Superstition and Religion in the Beautiful Game.Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7, advance booking recommended. For further details:

Friday 24 August; London Dreamtime present...Darkness - Enter the secret heart of the Urban Forest at the Heygate Estate; wander through the magic of the Elephant’s derelict wonderland (and up on the roof again) with stories and songs from Nigel and Vanessa. Outdoor locations on the Old Kent Road, London SE15. Time: 9pm. £2 per person. Get more details and book by sending an email to

Friday 24 August; Maitreya Project Relic Tour; Relics of the Buddha visit Glastonbury. Venue: Chalice Well World Peace Garden, in Glastonbury. Free admisstion via Wellhouse Lane (around the corner from Chalice Well, at the foot of Glastonbury Tor.) Time: Opening ceremony 5pm-7pm. You can also view the relics over the weekend. For more details about Chalice Well, visit the website

Sunday 26 August; Embodied Magic Workshop with Orryelle Defenestrate Bascule. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm to 5.30pm. Tickets £25, advance booking required. For further details:

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