Friday, 22 February 2013

This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London

Saturday 23 February; 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.

Sunday 24 February; Treadwells Social Sunday: A chance to socialise with a cup of tea and learn about runes with Eleri Jay at 2pm and 4pm. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Shop open from noon. Free social event.

Sunday 24 February; Wiccan Full Moon Ritual with Hern's Tribe. Outdoor pagan ritual for Wiccans. For more details, call 077689 41373, email, visit or

Monday 25 February; How to Live a Simple Life. Talk by Peter Owen-Jones, the vicar who presented the BBC series Around the World in 80 Faiths and the programme How to Live a Simple Life, and author of Letters from an Extreme Pilgrim.Venue: 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:

Monday 25 February; Tantrik Transmissions and Essex Witches. Talk by John Power, author of The Nu Tantras of the Uttarakaulasand Pagans and Witches of Essex, 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.

Tuesday 26 February; Chertsey Moot. A social moot held on the last Tuesday of the month at the Golden Grove pub, Ruxbury Road, St Annes Hill, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 9EN. All welcome. From 8pm to 11pm. For more details, email:

Tuesday 26 February; The Crystal Palace Moot. Venue: Basement bar, Lucius Italian Bar/Kitchen, 128 Gipsy Hill, Upper Norwood, London SE19 1PL. Time: from 6.30pm. Free event. For more details, email

Thursday, 28 February; Jack the Ripper: The Making of the Myth. Talk by John Bennett, author of Ripper Notes: The Legend Continues,at the London Fortean Society, upstairs at the Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX. 7.30pm for 8pm start. £3/£2 concessions. Society meets on the last Thursday of each month. For more details, visit

Thursday 28 February; Underground London: London Calling. A walk/tour as part of a series of events on Underground London with the Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets £8/£6. For more details and to book visit

Thursday 28 February; Mary Butts - A Very Modern Occultist. Talk by Lou Harte for LGBT history month at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7, advance booking recommended. For further details:

Friday 1 March;  An Evening of Mediumship with Henry Cumming 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.

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