Friday 7 December 2012

Pagan Events Near London in the Week Before Yule

Sunday 9 December; The Alternative Bring and Buy Sale - Xmas event. Venue: The Dome, 178 Junction Road, London N19 5QQ. Time: 11am to 5pm. 50p entry.

Monday 10 December; Praying for the Rain. Civilised World Winter Concert. Venue: Alternatives, St. James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL. Time: 7pm to 8.30pm. Tickets £15/£10 concs. To book tickets and for more info visit the Alternatives website:

Tuesday 11 December; The Natural Historie of the European Werewolf. Talk by Deborah Hyde, writer and editor of The Skeptic, 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 11 December; London Earth Mysteries Circle. Weekly Tuesday moot. Venue: The Theosophic Society, 50 Gloucester Place, Marylebone, London W1U 8HQ. Time: 6.15pm to 10pm. Cost: £4.50, Concs. £4, Members £3.

Wednesday 12 December; Atlantis Bookshop Presents... (also known as The Moot with No Name). Venue: The Cartoonist on Shoe Lane, just off Fleet Street, London. Meet from 7.30pm, event starts at 8pm. Admission £5.

Thursday 13 December; London Magical Mystical Tour. A virtual bus tour of London's sacred spots with the opportunity to sing along, distract the driver and act up at the back at 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.

Thursday 13 December; Druid Order Open Introductory Evening. A chance to learn more about at The Druid Order (A.D.U.B.) at an evening with talks and a meditation. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Price: £7. For more details, call Druid Order on 020 8659 4879.

Friday 14 December; One of Four Fire-Lighting and Bushcraft Evening Workshops with Liz Palser at Caer Corhain Shamamic Development Centre of the Isle of Sheppey, North Kent. Cost: £10. For more details on how to book, visit

Sunday 16 December; Yule: Custom, Lore, Magic. One-day workshop about the lore of Yule with Wiccan priestess Suzanne Corbie. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am-5.30pm. Ticket price £35, deposit of £20 in advance. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email:

Sunday 16 December; Treadwells Social Sunday: A chance to socialise with a cup of tea and learn the skill of scrying. Short lessons at 2pm and 4pm. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Shop open from noon. Free social event.

Sunday 16 December; 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.

Sunday 16 December; Alban Arthuan on Primrose Hill - the second in a series of eight rituals celebrated throughout the Celtic year on the Sunday nearest the appropriate date under the Aegis of the Loose Association of Druids. Gather in the Hawthorne Grove at Primrose Hill, London, between 12.30pm and 12.45pm to prepare the site ready for a prompt 1pm start. Nearest tube: Chalk Farm. Bring a small contribution of food and drink to share. All are welcome. For more details, see the facebook pages: or

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