Friday 22 March 2013

Pagan Events In and Near London in the Week to Easter

Saturday 23 March; Spring Equinox Ceremony with Hern's Tribe in woods in Croydon.  Meet at Coombe Lane tram stop at 3pm for a walk to the woods. The ritual will take place between 4pm and 5pm. There will be a later Earth Hour ceremony in the evening. Free event but please bring food and drink to share and wear suitable clothing for an outdoor event. For details visit Phone Mani on 077689 41373 to confirm attendance.

Saturday 23 March; Underground London: The Walbrook Pilgrimage. A walk/tour as part of a series of events on Underground London with the Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, London EC2M 4QH. Time: 3.30pm. Tickets £8/£6. For more details and to book visit

Saturday 23 March; Occult Consultancy Occult Conference. Location - The George and Pilgrims Hotel, 1 High Street, Glastonbury, Somerset. Time: 12 noon to 5pm followed by The Kantelya Ball 7pm to 11:30pm. For more information see Email - Website -

Saturday 23 March; 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 March; Celebration of the Equinox. Wheel of the Year ritual drawing from Celtic earth/pagan traditions at Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, 3 Pilgrim's Place, London NW3 1NG. Time: 7pm. Tel: 020 7433 3267.

Sunday 24 March; Treadwells Social Sunday: A chance to socialise with a cup of tea and at 2pm and 4pm there will be short practical demonstration of how to make charm bags. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Shop open from noon. Free social event.

Sunday 24 March; The Creative Secrets of Water; image presentations, research and exercises to gain insight into the phenomena of water. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Road, London NW1 6XT. Time: 2pm-5pm. Tickets: £5/£5, advance booking essential.

Monday 25 March; Walking the Heavens on Earth. Talk by John Wadsworth about inspiration that can be gained from walking a sacred path. Venue: 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 25 March; Your Own Hypnosis and Trance for Magical Practitioners. Workshop with Mark Smith. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Price: £15 - advance booking essential [NOW SOLD OUT]. Time: 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start.

Tuesday 26 March; Wiccan Full Moon Ritual with Hern's Tribe. Evening open ritual at an outdoor London location. For more details, call 077689 41373, email, visit

Tuesday 26 March; Enstatic Dance practice. Weekly class; each session follows a process of physical warmup, themed embodiment practice and a space to explore your own dance through a landscape of music. Open to all with an interest to enjoy and move their body. Venue: Clerkenwellness, 178 Goswell Road, London, EC1V 7DT. Tuesday evenings from 7pm -9pm.

Tuesday 26 March; 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 March; The Crystal Palace Moot. A social moot held on the last Tuesday of the month at the basement bar, Lucius Italian Bar/Kitchen, 128 Gipsy Hill, Upper Norwood, London SE19 1PL. Time: from 6.30pm. Free event. For more details, email

Wednesday 27 March; From the Cauldron Born. Talk and book signing by Kristoffer Hughes, Chief of the Anglesey Druid Order and author of From the Cauldron Born: Exploring the Magic of Welsh Legend and Lore.Venue: 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

Wednesday 27 March; Underground London: Lost Rivers: Uncovering the Psychogoelogy of London. Talk 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 March; The Lord was at Glastonbury: Somerset and the Jesus Voyage Story. Talk 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

Friday, 29 March; The Human Head in Religious and Magical Thought. Lecture by John Billingsley, author of Stony Gaze: Investigating Celtic and Other Stone Heads.Venue Research into Lost Knowledge Organisation (Rilko). Venue: Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, W1U 8EA. Doors open 6.45pm. Admission £7 non-members, £5 members.

Saturday 30 March; Tricks of the Mind. One-day conference in which experts explain how our minds can play tricks in generating a wide range of paranormal experiences. Discussion will include magic, time distortion, hypnotism and past-life regression. Presented by Centre for Inquiry UK and Conway Hall. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, WC1R 4RL London. Time: 10.30am registration, talks at 11am-1pm and 2p-4pm. Tickets £10 on door (£5 student concession). For more details, visit

Saturday 30 March; The Leaping Hare Pagan Convention. Annual day of talks, workshops, stalls and a ritual to welcome spring at Highwoods Community Centre, Colchester, Essex. Tickets are £6.50 in advance or £8 on the door. Please send cheques (made payable to Colchester Pagan Network), with a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Diane Firmin, 11 Rowan Close, Stanway, Colchester CO3 0QJ. Tel 01206 331183.

Saturday 30 March; Labyrinth of 7 Paths Workshop with Betty Ware at Treadwell's Bookshop in London. Time: 11am to 5pm. Price: £45. Advance booking essential, register by writing to

Sunday 31 March; Kith London Heathen Moot. Venue: The Anchor Pub, 34 Park Street, Bank End, Southwark, London SE1 9EF. Time: 2pm.

If you know of a pagan event in or near London and want it mentioned on A Bad Witch's Blog, please email the details to

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