Friday, 24 January 2014
Pagan Events Over Imbolc in London and Elsewhere
Saturday 25 January; Introduction to Wicca and Witchcraft course run by Shamanic Spirit at a venue in Croydon, South London. Cost £40. For more details and to book places call Megan on 07952 041444. For more information, visit http://shamanicspirit.co.uk/.
Saturday 25 January; Exploring Imbolc: Symbolism, Folklore, Custom, Magic. One-day workshop including a full ritual at the end of the day with Suzanne Corbie at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Tickets £45 (£25 deposit, balance due on the day). Time: 11am to 5.30pm. Booking essential and limited places. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday, 26 January 26; London Kith of Yggdrasil moot. Venue: The Horseshoe Inn, 26 Melior St, London SE1 3QP. Time: 2pm.
Monday 27 January; Finding Earth, Finding Soul.Talk by Tim 'Mac' Macartney at Alternatives, St. James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL. Time: 7pm to 8.30pm. Tickets £12/£8 concs. Advance booking required. To book tickets and for more info visit the Alternatives website: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/Site/Talks.aspx
Monday 27 January; Interview with a Witch - Stuart Inman. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7, advance booking recommended. For further details: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Monday 27 January; The Golden Teachings, Awaken your Heart, with Aang, arranged through the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Latvian House, 72 Queensborough Terrace, London, W2 3SH. Start: 7pm. Cost: £12. For more details and to book places visit http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/
Tuesday 28 January; Chertsey Moot. A social moot held on the last Tuesday of the month at the Golden Grove pub, Ruxbury Road, St Annes Hill, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 9EN. All welcome. From 8pm to 11pm. For more details, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday 28 January; Living Light: Embodying Sacred Love with Vaz, arranged through the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Columbia Hotel (Viceroy Suite), 95 - 99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS. Start: 7pm. Cost: £12. For more details and to book places visit http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/
Tuesday 28 January; How Lucid Dreaming Can Change Your Life. Lecture by Charlie Morley, author of Dreams of Awakening: Lucid Dreaming and Mindfulness of Dream and Sleep.Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm-8.30pm. Cost: £10/£12 Advance booking advised. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html
Wednesday 29 January, The Circle of Ankerwycke monthly moot is at the Bells pub, 124 Church Street, Staines-upon-Thames TW18 4ZB. This long running and very friendly moot always has a warm welcome for new members. Time: 8pm. Further details from 07733554321, 07735528320 or email email@example.com
Wednesday 29 January; The Art and Science of doing nothing – Autopilot, with Andrew Smart. Venue: O2 Lounge, 229 Tottenham Court Rd Gt Lon W1T 7QG. Time: 6.45pm - 9pm. Tickets £20/£15. Advance booking cheaper and recommended. To book tickets and for more info visit the Alternatives website: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/Site/Talks.aspx
Thursday 30 January. Religion and the Evolving Vampire Myth. Talk by Prof J Gordon Melton, author of The Vampire Bookand Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomena, The, Venue: The London Fortean Society, The Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX. Cost: £3/£2 concessions. Time: 8pm - 10pm. Just turn up, no need to book in advance. The society meets on the last Thursday of each month. For more details, visit http://forteanlondon.blogspot.co.uk/
Thursday 30 January; PFL Imbolc Open Ritual facilitated by Catuvellauni Druid Grove. 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 http://london.paganfed.org/
Thursday 30 January; Inner Light: Journey of Empowerment with Lidija, arranged through the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Elizabeth Fry Room, Westminster Quakers Meeting House, 8 Hop Gardens off St Martins Lane (alleyway between Gymbox and Cote Brasserie), London, WC2N 4EA. Start: 7pm. Cost: £12. For more details and to book places visit http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/
Friday, 31 January; Kingston Zodiac Walk - Aquarius. Meet at 12 noon by the car park at Osterley Park, Isleworth, Middlesex. Charge: £10. For more details and to reserve a place, email Rosemary Hanson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, 31 January; The Enigma of Sele. Lecture about a mysterious priory in Sussex by Bob Brown at Research into Lost Knowledge Organisation (Rilko). Venue: Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, W1U 8EA. Doors open 6.45pm. Admission £8 non-members, £6 members. http://www.rilko.net/EZ/rilko/rilko/home.php
Friday, 31 January; Soul Body Fusion®. An introduction and demonstration by Jonette Crowley at The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm-8.30pm. Cost: £10/£12 Advance booking advised. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html
Friday 31 January to Sunday 2 February; Inform Anniversary Conference on Minority Religions: Contemplating the Past and Anticipating the Future. Venue: New Academic Building, London School of Economics, London. Tickets: £120 standard/£85 concessions. Single day registrations £55. For full details and to book visit http://www.inform.ac/node/1575
Saturday 1 February; AnderidaFest 2014 - Pagan Festival with talks from Maxine Sanders and Rufus and Melissa Harrington plus others. Evening entertainment from Damh the Bard and the Pentacle Drummers. There are also stalls, rituals, food and a beer tent. Venue: Southwick Community Centre, Southwick, West Sussex (Near Brighton). Tim: 10am - 10.30pm. Tickets £20 in advance, £25 on the door. http://www.anderidagorsedd.org/Anderida_Gorsedd/AnderidaFest_2014.html
Saturday 1 February; Free and Open Gorsedd of Caer Abiri Imbolc Ritual at Avebury Stone Circle, Wiltshire. An open Druidic style rite to celebrate Imbolc. Meet at the Red Lion pub around noon for a ceremony about 1.30pm. Offerings of song, poetry, mead, bread and cake welcome.
Saturday 1 February; Woodland Imbolc ritual with Hern's Tribe at an outdoors venue in Croydon. Time: 3pm start. Meet at Coombe Lane tram stop in Croydon at 3pm. All welcome, free event but bring food and drink to share. For full details, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/638690759510275/
Saturday 1 February; The Circle of Ankerwycke will be holding their famous open Imbolc ritual and celebration beneath the Ankerwycke Yew near Staines on at 8pm. Please make contact for further details and an invitation by emailing email@example.com or calling 07735528320.
Sunday 2 February; Herbs for Imbolc - Day Course with Natasha Richardson. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 10.45am for 11am start, finishes 5.30pm. Price: £45 (£25 deposit, balance due on the day). For further details: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 2 February; Imbolc 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.
Sunday 2 February; Imbolc ritual with the London Wicca Meetup Group. Venue is in Wimbledon, details given to members of the group who are attending. Starts: 12.30pm. Details: http://www.meetup.com/The-London-Wicca-Meetup-Group/