Friday 11 January 2013

This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London

Saturday 12 January. Almost Everything You Wanted To Know About Reincarnation But Were Afraid To Ask! Talk by David Goddard, author of The Tower of Alchemy: An Advanced Guide to the Great Work.Venue: Atlantis Bookshop, 49A Museum Street, City of London, London, Greater London WC1A 1LY. Cost: £15.00. Time: 2pm - 5.30pm. To book a place, call Atlantis Bookshop on 020 7405 2120.

Saturday 12 January. New Moon Ritual: Journey of the Fool, with Hern's Tribe. Outdoor pagan ritual based on the first major arcana card of Tarot, The Fool. Meet at 2pm by Coombe Lane tram stop, Croydon. Phone Mani on 077689 41373 to reserve a place. For more details, visit

Sunday 13 January; Treadwells Social Sunday: A chance to socialise with a cup of tea and hear short readings from The Egyptian Book of the Deadat 2pm and 4pm. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Shop open from noon. Free social event.

Monday 14 January; The Moot With No Name. New venue: The Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX. Time: 7.30pm for 8pm start.

Monday 14 January; The Magical History of Morris Dancing. Talk by Bob Houghton 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 14 January; The 4-Hour Ethos. Talk by Timothy Ferriss, author of The 4-Hour Work Week: Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Richat Alternatives, St. James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL. Time: 7pm to 8.30pm. Tickets £10/£5 concs. Advance booking essential. To book tickets and for more info visit the Alternatives website:

Tuesday 15 January; The End of 2012 - What Happens Now? Talk by Brendan Mooney at The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm Cost: £8/£12. Advance booking advised. Tel: 020 7589 3292.

Tuesday 15 January; Inconvenient People: Lunacy and Liberty in Victorian England. Talk by Sarah Wise at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7, advance booking recommended. For further details:

Tuesday 15 January; Is There Life After Death? Talk by Anthony Peake at the London Forum for the Study of Crop Circles and Other Mysteries Meetup Group. This group meets once a month at the George Pub, 213 Strand, London WC2 1AA. Starts at 7pm. Entrance £8. Details: and

Wednesday 16 January - 31 March; Mummers, Maypoles and Milkmaids. An exhibition of photographs by Sara Hannant, based on her book of the same name. Venue: English Folk Song and Dance Society, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London, NW1 7AY. For more details, visit:

Thursday 17 January; Sacred Mountains by Michael Berman. Reading from the new book Sacred Mountains: Stories of the Mystic Mountains an Anthologyplus a talk at The Georgian Embassy, 4 Russell Gardens, London W14 8EZ London (Talk will have an Orthodox Christian slant). Prompt 7.30pm start, free entry. For more details, visit

Thursday 17 January; Steampunk Tarot: Gods of the Machine. The creators of The Steam Punk Tarot: Wisdom from the Gods of the Machine,including John and Caitlin Matthews, will talk about the creation of the tarot and demonstrate readings. People are invited to attend dressed in steampunk costume, with prizes for the best. Venue: Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6.30pm-7.30pm. Free event. For details tel 020 7836 2182 or visit

Friday 18 January; Second of Four Winter 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

Friday 18 January; Amulets and Talismans. Talk by Roxani Giannou at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7, advance booking recommended. For further details:

Saturday 19 January, Pentacle Drummers First Annual Wassail. Venue: Stone Cross Nurseries just outside Eastbourne, Sussex. Start time: 5pm.

Sunday 20 January; 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. For more details contact, or Eugenie

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