Friday, 12 July 2013

This Week's Pagan Events in and Near London


Saturday 13 July; Dee Tea - birthday celebration for John Dee at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Mortlake High Street, London SW14 8JA. John Rimmer will give a Dee tour of Mortlake at 3.15pm. The cake will be cut at 4pm. Cost £3. For more details, visit http://johndeemortlakesoc.org/ TheBarnes and Mortlake History Society has produced a book about John Dee called John Dee of Mortlake

Saturday 13 July; RILKO Annual Outing 2013 - visit to West Wycombe, taking in the Hell Fire caves, the mausoleum and church. For full details, visit http://www.rilko.net/EZ/rilko/rilko/home.php

Saturday 13 July; Book Launch: Growing Pains with Alex Trenoweth and My Spirit Books at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm start. Price: Free but RSVP to alex_trenoweth@hotmail.com to reserve a place. For further details: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Saturday 13 July; Launch event for new edition of Snowdrops from a Curate’s Garden by Aleister Crowley illustrated by Fredrik S√∂derberg and The Fenris Wolf 6 Edited by Carl Abrahamsson. Venue: Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY, Tel: 020 7405 2120. Start time 7.30pm. Prebook your place by calling 020 7405 2120. Email atlantis@theatlantisbookshop.com for more details. https://www.facebook.com/atlantis.book

Sunday 14 July; Mythic London: Walking the Talk with Caroline Wise, who contributed to The Aquarian Guide to Legendary London.This walk visits the sites where legend and history meet, including goddesses, gods, ancient temples and holy wells. The day follows a processional way from the prehistoric to the medieval and beyond. Come prepared for all weather. Price: £15, advance booking essential. Time: Meet 11.45am for 12 noon start. Ends 3.30pm. The is organised through Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS, but the walk starts near Temple Tube Station. For further details: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Sunday 14 July; Healing through Sound - The Gongs of Nibiru and Sedna with Mark Swan. Venue: Jacksons Lane, 269a Archway Road, Highgate, London. Time: noon to 2om. Cost £15. For details and to reserve a place visit: http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/events/120045002/

Sunday 14 July; Treadwells Social Sunday: A chance for those new to paganism and old friends to socialise with a cup of tea and cake and at 2pm and 4pm there will be a reading from The Gods of the Greeksby Kerenyi. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Shop open from noon. Free social event, but contact the shop in advance to reserve a place and refreshments. info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Monday 15 July;  The Power of How. Talk by Tom Stone at Alternatives, St. James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL. Time: 7pm to 8.30pm. Tickets £10/£5 concs. Advance booking required. To book tickets and for more info visit the Alternatives website: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/Site/Talks.aspx

Monday 15 July;  Croydon Crows. PF moot held every 3rd Monday of each month at the Skylark pub, South End, South Croydon from 8pm onwards.

Wednesday 17 July; The Thin Veil of London. A walk through Holborn and Bloomsbury looking for the London depicted by visionary horror writer Arthur Machen. The walks begin at 6pm at a pub in Bloomsbury, and end at 8.30pm at a pub that serves food. Tickets are £12 per person (£10 concessions). For more information, and to book tickets, visit the Minimum Labyrinth website: http://www.minimumlabyrinth.org/the-thin-veil-of-london.html

Thursday 18 July; Colin Wilson's 'Occult Trilogy': A Guide for Students.Talk and book signing by Colin Stanley at Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6.30pm. Free event. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit the website http://www.watkinsbooks.com/

Thursday 18 July; Santa Muerte Cult - Devoted to Death. Lecture by Dr Andrew Chesnut at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7, advance booking recommended. For further details: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Thursday 18 July; Croydon CoA Witches Gathering with talks and social activities at the The Green Dragon, High St, Croydon. 8pm start. For more details visit: http://www.witchfest.net/

Thursday 18 July; The Thin Veil of London. A walk through Holborn and Bloomsbury looking for the London depicted by visionary horror writer Arthur Machen. The walks begin at 6pm at a pub in Bloomsbury, and end at 8.30pm at a pub that serves food. Tickets are £12 per person (£10 concessions). For more information, and to book tickets, visit the Minimum Labyrinth website: http://www.minimumlabyrinth.org/the-thin-veil-of-london.html

Friday 19 July, Is Anybody Out There? A Shamanic Mediumship Experience. Talk by Barbara Meiklejohn-Free, author of The Shaman Within: Reclaiming our Rites of Passage.Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Cost: £10/£12 Advance booking advised. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html

Friday 19 July, London Forum Free Social Meet-up. Free social event with group that arranges trips to see crop circles and talks on associated subjects. Venue: George pub, 213 Strand, London WC2 1AP, in the upstairs bar. Time: 7pm. The Astral Projection Forum group has also invited its members to this social event.

Saturday 20 July; The Brighton Faerie Fayre. Venue: The Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, BN1 1AF Brighton. For more details, visit: www.magicalfestivals.co.uk

Saturday 20 July; Spiritual Awareness Day with stalls, live music, therapies and a drumming circle. Millbeach Pub, Maldon, Essex. Time: 10am-6pm. Free entry.

Saturday 20 July; Chaos Magic - A Practical Intensive. Workshop on ‘Transmogrification’ with Nikki Wyrd at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 12.45pm for 1pm start, ends 5pm. Tickets £25, advance booking recommended. For further details: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Sunday 21 July; Evening of Mediumship with Connie at Mysteries of Covent Garden, 9-11 Monmouth St City of London, WC2H 9DA, Time: Time: 6.15pm- 8.15pm. Cost: £12 per person. Call 020 7240 3688 to book a place. This event will take place on alternate Sundays.

Sunday 21 July; 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 21 July; The Alternative Bring and Buy Sale. Venue: The Dome, 178 Junction Road, London N19 5QQ. Time: 11am - 5pm.

Sunday 21 July; The Thin Veil of London. A walk through Holborn and Bloomsbury looking for the London depicted by visionary horror writer Arthur Machen. The walks begin at 6pm at a pub in Bloomsbury, and end at 8.30pm at a pub that serves food. Tickets are £12 per person (£10 concessions). For more information, and to book tickets, visit the Minimum Labyrinth website: http://www.minimumlabyrinth.org/the-thin-veil-of-london.html

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