Friday, 5 April 2013
This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London
Here are some events in London and other parts of the UK that could be of interest to pagans over the next week. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at email@example.com.
Now to Sat 27 Apr 2013; Signs, Symbols, Secrets: An Illustrated Guide to Alchemy. Free exhibition of images and writings about the quest for the philosophers’ stone. (The picture above shows one of the images on display) Venue: Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD. For more details visit: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/visitmuseum/galleries/signs_symbols_secrets_alchemy.aspx
Now to 18 May; Modern Witchcraft Exhibition, curated by Juan Bolivar with Objects of Superstition and Antiquity from the Cuming Museum and Southwark Art Collection. Venue: ASC Gallery, Erlang House, 128 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 8EQ. Free event. Open: Monday to Saturday 1.30pm - 5pm. Tel: 020 7274 7474. Website: www.ascstudios.co.uk
Saturday 6 April; Hendon Heathens Moot. The Greyhound, Church End, Hendon, London NW4 4JT. 6pm until 9pm (then over the road at a blues and rock club until the early hours). This moot meets on the first Saturday each month.
http://www.barbican.org.uk/education/event-detail.asp?ID=14512 or http://www.minimumlabyrinth.org/the-grey-soul-of-london.html. You can read my review of the walk here: http://www.badwitch.co.uk/2011/04/walking-into-grey-soul-of-london.html
Monday 8 April; Original Grace. Talk by Michael Neill at 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: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/Site/Talks.aspx
Monday 8 April; The ‘Grey Soul’ of London. Robert Kingham leads a walk into parts of London that inspired visionary writer Arther Machen. Part of the Barbican / Wellcome Trust's Wonder - Art and Science on the Brain festival. Time: 2.30pm. Tickets: £5. For more details visit http://www.barbican.org.uk/education/event-detail.asp?ID=14512 or http://www.minimumlabyrinth.org/the-grey-soul-of-london.html. You can read my review of the walk here: http://www.badwitch.co.uk/2011/04/walking-into-grey-soul-of-london.html
Monday 8 April; Treadwell's Open Circle. Wiccan-style ritual at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Price: £7. Time: 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start. firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Monday 8 April; The Cosmic Arkana. Talk by Marlene Packwood, author of a book of that name. She has also writtenThe Feng Shui Journey of Mr Aleister Crowley.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. http://secretchiefslondon.wordpress.com/
Tuesday 9 April; Students' Demonstration of Trance and Guidance hosted by Elizabeth Roberts 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. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html
Wednesday 10 April; Ickenham Moot. Venue: Coach and; Horses, High Road, Ickenham, UB10 8LJ. Nearest tube stations Ickenham & W. Ruislip. Time: 7.30pm start. Monthly moot on the second Wednesday. All welcome. For further details email Gina: email@example.com
London Folk Talesfrom her new book 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. http://www.selfs.org.uk/
Thursday 11 April; Believers in Victorian London Slums. Talk by Sarah Wise at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Price: £7. Time: 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start. firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Friday 12 April; Open House and Social with Taster Readings at The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 4.30pm - 9pm Cost: £10. Advance booking advised. Tel: 020 7589 3292. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html
Sunday 14 April; The Alternative Bring and Buy Sale. Venue: The Dome, 178 Junction Road, London N19 5QQ.Time: 11am to 5pm. Entry 50p.