Friday, 16 November 2012

Witchfest and Other Pagan Events Around London

Saturday 17 November; Witchfest International. Large pagan and witchcraft conference and evening entertainment with live music run by Children of Artemis. Stalls, talks, workshops, music, food, bar and more. Venue: Fairfield Halls, Croydon, South London. Tickets £16 for CoA members, £24 for non-members. For more details and to book tickets, visit You can look at the programme here:

Saturday 17 November; Magical Baths and Soaps. Afternoon workshop with Rebecca Beattie. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm T 5.30pm. Tickets £25, advance booking essential. For further details:

Sunday 18 November; Northern European Plant Spirit Medicine Workshop with Rob Wilson at Caer Corhain Shamamic Development Centre of the Isle of Sheppey, North Kent. Time: 10am start. Cost: £35. Bring a packed lunch. For more details, visit

Sunday 18 November; The Deep Power of Myth - Journeying to the Underworld. One-day workshop with Jane Meredith, author of Journey to the Dark Goddess, at Columbia Hotel, Bayswater, London. Time: 10.30am-5.30pm. Cost £65/£40. Tel 0207287 6711 or email

Sunday 18 November; Treadwells Social Sunday: A chance to socialise and enjoy a cup of tea and cake with short demonstrations of pagan skills at 2pm and 4pm. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Shop open from noon. Free social event.

Sunday 18 November; 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 19 November; Celtic Visions. Talk by Caitlín Matthews, author of the book Celtic Visions.
Venue: 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:

Monday 19 November; Paganism and the City. Talk by Luthaneal Adams, author of The Book of Mirrors, 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, 19 November; Croydon Crows. PF moot held every 3rd Monday of each month at the Skylark pub, South End, South Croydon from 8pm onwards.

Monday 19 November; Nothing to GraspTalk and book signing by Joan Tolifson at Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 5.30pm. Free event. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit the website

Tuesday 20 November; The Power of Breath. Talk by Swami Saradananda 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 20 November; The Moon and Madness: Myth, metaphysics and science. Talk by Dr Niall McCrae at Room LG01, New Academic Building, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW. Time: 6.10pm. Free event. For more details and directions visit

Tuesday 20 November; Accessing the Way of the Soul Through Colour. Talk by Fabien Maman and Terres Unsoeld 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 21 November; Introduction to Shamanistic and Temple Healing. Talk by Francesca Rossetti D.D. at Atlantis Bookshop Presents... (also known as The Moot with No Name). New Venue: The Cartoonist on Shoe Lane, just off Fleet Street, London. Meet from 7.30pm, event starts at 8pm. Admission £5.

Thursday 22 November; Kabbalah: Knowledge and Experience of Ten Sefirot. Talk by Simon Tomasi at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Tickets £7, advance booking recommended. For further details:

Friday, 23 November; Vigil 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.

Saturday 24 November; You and Your Birthchart. Workshop with Sue Merlyn Farebrother, author of Astrology Decoded: a step by step guide to learning astrology.Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 10.45am to 5.30pm. Tickets £45, advance booking and deposit essential. For further details:

Saturday 24 November; The Brighton and Hove Faerie and Fantasy Ball featuring live music by Serpentyne, Matthew Callow, Spriggan Mist and Lyrium. Location: Hove Town Hall, Brighton and Hove, Sussex. Adult tickets £15, children's tickets £5. For further info visit or call 07845 438340

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