Friday, 19 July 2013
This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London
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.
The Book of Baphomet.Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 12.45pm for 1pm start, ends 5pm. Tickets £25, advance booking recommended. For further details: email@example.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 for this event were sold out when I last checked, but cost £12 per person (£10 concessions). For more information, and to see if any more tickets become available, visit the Minimum Labyrinth website: http://www.minimumlabyrinth.org/the-thin-veil-of-london.html
Practical Miracles: Choices That Heal and Build Resilience.Venue: 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 22 July; Exploring Folklore: An Introduction to English Folklore. An introduction to English folklore, part of a summer school series. Venue: City Lit, Keeley Street, Covent Garden, Camden, London WC2B 4BA. Time: 10.30am to 3.30pm. Full fee of £21 per class, a senior rate of £13 and concessionary rate of £7. http://www.citylit.ac.uk/
Monday 22 July; Awakening the Energy Within with Aang Aakha through the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Precious Stones, 14 Chapel Market, Angel, London, N1 9EZ. Time: 7pm to 9pm. Cost: £10. For more details and to reserve a place, visit http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/events/126087302/
Tuesday 23 July; Crossbones 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. http://www.crossbones.org.uk/
Tuesday 23 July; Palmistry workshop with Cobwebs N Cauldrons at Bonlife, North Street, Romford. 7pm start. Cost £10, advance booking required with £5 deposit. For details, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/127514040789008/
Wednesday, 24 July. Exploring Folklore: English Folk Dance and Song. One-day course as part of a summer school series. Venue: City Lit, Keeley Street, Covent Garden, Camden, London WC2B 4BA. 10.30am to 3.30pm. Full fee of £21 per class, a senior rate of £13 and concessionary rate of £7. http://www.citylit.ac.uk/ (Pictured: The New Penguin Book of English Folk Songs)
Wednesday, 24 July. William Blake: The Psychonaut of Prophecy. Talk by Tim Heath, founder of the Blake Society. Venue: The Moot With No Name. Venue: Devereux pub, Devereux Court (opposite the Royal Courts of Justice), London. 7.30pm for 8pm start. Cost £3/£2. This moot meets every other Wednesday.
Wednesday, 24 July. Kenneth Anger’s Occultism. Lecture by Judith Noble, of Arts University College, Bournemouth. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 6.45pm for 7pm start. Tickets £7, advance booking recommended. For further details: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
The Mummy's Curse: The true history of a dark fantasyand co-editor of WT Stead: Newspaper Revolutionary.Venue: The London Fortean Society, upstairs at the Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX. 7.45pm-10pm. £3/£2 concessions. Society meets on the last Thursday of each month. For more details, visit http://forteanlondon.blogspot.co.uk/
Friday 26 July, Raising Vibration and Increasing Light Quotient with Edwin Courtenay. 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
Saturday 27 - Sunday 28 July; Eastbourne Lammas Festival. Lammas ritual plus music, dance, stalls, food and drink on Eastbourne seafront. Western Lawns, Eastbourne Seafront West, King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 4EE. Free. http://www.lammasfest.org/
Saturday 27 July; Lammas - Custom, Lore and Magic. One-day Workshop with Suzanne Corbie. Spend the day immersed in the ancient lore of the Lammas with talks on folklore, traditional customs, pagan spiritual meanings and for in which it is celebrated in the present as well as in the past. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am to 5.30pm. Price: £45 (£25 deposit, balance due on day). Details from email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 28 July; Kith of Yggdrasil London Moot. Free open meeting, from 2 – 4pm, at The Horseshoe Inn, 26 Melior St, London SE1 3QP, close to London Bridge Station. https://www.facebook.com/groups/161481960584/
Sunday 28 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 for this event were sold out when I last checked, but cost £12 per person (£10 concessions). For more information, and to see if any more tickets become available, visit the Minimum Labyrinth website: http://www.minimumlabyrinth.org/the-thin-veil-of-london.html
Sunday 28 July; One Love Tribal Mega Sunday Gathering. Organised by London College of Spirituality. Venue Hoxton Gallery, Drysdale Street, London N16 NG. Time 5p, Cost: Suggestion donation £15.