Friday, 2 August 2013
This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London
Saturday 3 August; Exploring Folklore: The Superstitious World Old and New. One-day course as part of a folklore 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/
Saturday 3 August; Lammas Sabbat Rite and Picnic. This event is for members of the The London Wicca Meetup Group. Venue: Pub near Primrose Hill and Chalk Farm, North London (actual venue details to be given to Meetup group members. Time: 1.30pm – 4pm. To find out more about the group and event, visit: http://www.meetup.com/The-London-Wicca-Meetup-Group/events/126044442/?a=ea1_grp&rv=ea1&_af_eid=126044442&_af=event
Saturday 3 August; 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. https://www.facebook.com/groups/151618854867807/
Sunday 4 August; Drum Birthday Celebration at Caer Corhain Shamamic Development Centre of the Isle of Sheppey, North Kent. Bring your drum. For more details and information on how to book, visit http://www.touchtheearthuk.com/
Sunday 4 August; Herbalist Walk at Mile End with Natasha Richardson. This is organised through Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS, but the walk starts near Mile End Tube Station. Cost £10. Time: 12.45pm for 1pm start. Walks lasts 2.5 hours. For further details: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 4 August; Lammas on Primrose Hill with the Loose Association of Druids. Open ritual hosted by Jeremy Morgan, the Druid of Wormwood Scrubbs. Venue: The Hawthorne Grove, Primrose Hill, Regents Park, London NW1. Starts at 12.45pm, ends at around 2.30pm. Nearest tube: Chalk Farm.
Monday 5 August; Treadwell's Open Circle. Wiccan-style ceremony for those with some experience led by Lisa Grace and Ellie Hughes. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7, advance booking recommended. For further details: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Tuesday 6 August; Walk the Sign of Leo in the Kingston Zodiac with The Limelight Essences led by Rosemary Hanson. Meet at 12:00 midday in the car park in Bourne Hall, Ewell, Surrey, for a walk on Epsom Downs. There are places to buy refreshments on the route, but bring water to drink and also snacks. Cost: £10. Please reserve your place on the walk in advance by emailing Rosemary@limelightessences.co.uk
Wednesday 7 August; Weird Science. Talk at Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub, The Star and Garter, 60 Old Woolwich Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NY. 7.30pm. http://greenwich.skepticsinthepub.org/
Wednesday 7 August; Exploring Folklore: Children's Games, Rhymes and Customs One-day course as part of a folklore 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/
Wed Aug 7; Awaken your Intuition through Creative Consciousness with Ma Nithya Sudevi. Organised through the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Conference Room, Canterbury Hall, 11 – 18 Cartwright Gardens, London WC1H 9EE. Time: 6pm – 8pm. Suggested donation £10. http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/events/127813162/?a=ea1_grp&rv=ea1
The QliphothLibros Libertad) and Beneath the Pleasure Zones,just released in Kindle format by Mandrake of Oxford. 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 7 August; Talk on Shamanism at the Cobwebs and Cauldrons Moot. Venue: The Sun Pub, 47 London Road, Romford RM7 9QA. Time: 7.30pm for an 8pm start. Entry: £3. Bring a drum if you have one.
Thursday 8 August; Naming Monsters. Talk by Hannah Eaton 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/
Friday, August 9 - Monday, August 12; Artemis Gathering 2013. Outdoor pagan camping event in a friendly family atmosphere. Venue: Horley Campsite, Wroxton Road, Horley, Oxfordshire, OX15 6AU. For full details and prices, visit the Children of Artemis event information website: http://www.witchfest.net/
Saturday 10 August; A Bloke at Work Heard it From... Urban Legends. One-day course as part of a folklore 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 Big Book of Urban Legends: 200 True Stories Too Good to be True)