Friday 13 December 2013

Pagan Events over Yule In and Near London

Friday 13 December; Open Evening with Tasters and Demonstrations at The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 5pm-9pm. Cost: £10 Advance booking essential. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit

Friday 13 December; Angelic Sanctuary: Relax, Rejuvenate and Receive Healing with Lidija. Event arranged through the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Westminster Quaker Meeting House, 8 Hop Gardens, off St Martins Lane (look for ‘Gymbox’ sign) London WC2N 4EA. Time: 7pm. Cost £15. Reserve places through:

Friday 13 December; The University of East London will be showing a rare screening of the 1971 Occult classic Simon King of the Witches.
Venue: University of East London, Docklands Campus, London E16 2RD. Time: 6pm. Free event.

Saturday 14 December; Yule: Custom, Lore, Magic. One-day workshop about the lore of Yule with Wiccan priestess Suzanne Corbie. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am-5.30pm. Ticket price £45, deposit of £25 in advance. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email:

Sunday 15 December; Winter solstice and Oak Moon mistletoe gathering and Sabbat with pub meetup, with the Order of the Horse and the Moon. Meet in a pub near Balham underground. Midday start. Details only given to members of the London Wicca Meetup Group:

Sunday 15 December; Carols from the Countryside - traditional Christmas carols as well as wassails and secular songs associated with the New Year. Venue: English Folk Dance and Song Society, Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London. NW1 7AY. Time: 7.30pm - 10pm. Tickets: £12.

Sunday 15 December; 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.

Monday 16 December; Winter Solstice Celebration 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:

Thursday 19 December; PFL Yuletide Blot facilitated by the Kith of Yggdrasil. Venue: Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn London. Time: 7.30pm for 8pm start. Ritual ends around 9pm followed by feasting until 10pm. Entrance: £6/£5 PF members. Please bring seasonal food and drinks to share at feast after ritual. For more details, visit

Thursday 19 December; Schisms, Ciphers and Sprengel: Introducing Resources about the Golden Dawn and Related Groups at the Library and Museum of Freemasonry. Grand Officers’ Robing Room, Freemasons’ Hall, Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5AZ. Time: 10.30am to 1pm. This is a free event, but you must reserve your place in advance by emailing your name, address, email or phone number to For more information, visit:

Friday 20 December; Tales of Winter Magic - storytelling in the roundhouse and Saturnalia evening in the Villa at Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton Lane, Chalton, Hants. For more details and to book tickets call 02392 598838 or visit

Saturday 21 December: Hern’s Tribe London Events Woodland Yule / Winter Solstice Ritual. Venue: Outdoor location in Croydon, South London, meeting at 3pm at Coombe Lane tram stop, Croydon. Time: 3pm-9pm. Free event, no need to book, but bring picnic food and drink to share and wear appropriate clothing and footwear. For more details, visit:

Saturday 21 December: druidic ceremony to celebrate the Winter Solstice (Alban Arthan)at Avebury Stone Circle, Wiltshire. Meet at the Red Lion pub from noon for a ceremony at 1.30pm. Free event, all welcome, offerings of song, poetry, bread and mead are welcome. Overnight camping is available in the overflow carpark on the nights of Friday 20 and Saturday 21 December.

Saturday 21 December - Christmas Eve; Shopping Specials - free mulled wine, nibbles and a chance to socialise while you buy last minute pressies at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: Noon-7pm. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email:

Sunday 22 December; Winter Solstice Open Ritual at Primrose Hill under the Aegis of the Loose Association of Druids. Gather in the Hawthorne Grove on Primrose Hill, London, between 12.30pm and 12.45pm in order to prepare the site ready for a prompt 1pm start. Free event, bring a small contribution of picnic food and drink to share. Nearest tube: Chalk Farm or Swiss Cottage.

Sunday 22 December; Winter Solstice Open Ritual at the Long Man of Wilmington in East Sussex. Meet between 1.30pm and 2pm near the Long Man car park. Free event.

No comments: