Friday 28 February 2014

This Week's Pagan Events In and Around London

Saturday 1 March; The Testament of Cyprian the Mage. Book launch of a two-volume work by Jake Stratton-Kent comprising The Book of Saint Cyprian and his Magical Elements and an elucidation of The Testament of Solomon. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London, Eng WC1A 1LY. Time: 7pm. Phone Bali on 020 7405 2120 for more details.

Saturday 1 March; Hendon Heathens Moot - free meeting open to all paths on the first Saturday of every month. Venue: The Greyhound, Church End, Hendon, London NW4 4JT. Time: 6pm-9pm at the pub, then over the road to Jammy Dodgers Variety Club for live blues and rock jam, dancing and more pints until 2am.

1-2 March 2014; Footsteps On The Shamanic Path 2014. Crafting Medicine Tools and Creating Ceremony. First of a four-part introduction to shamanism course at Caer Corhain Shamamic Development Centre of the Isle of Sheppey, North Kent. Cost: £70 per weekend course. For more details and information on how to book, visit

Sunday 2 March; Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony to honour the Goddess Isis - Thames-Isis ceremony at Richmond by the River Thames. Hosted by Mani and Pagan Frontiers of London. Free event. Meet at Richmond Rail/Tube station by 1pm for a walk up to the riverside for the Isis ceremony. For more details, visit

Sunday 2 March; The Caretakers of the Cosmos. Talk by Gary Lachman based on his recent book, The Caretakers of the Cosmos: Living Responsibly in an Unfinished World.Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Time: 6pm. Fee per meeting: £7/£5/ TS members: £4. Website:

Monday 3 March; Psychic Circle run by Shamanic Spirit at a venue in Croydon, South London. The circle is held on Mondays fortnightly starting at 7.30pm. Cost £5. For more details and to book places call 07952 041477. For more information, visit

Monday 3 March; CĂșchulainn and the Crow Queen. Storytelling with Bernard Kelly at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £10, advance booking recommended. For further details:

Monday 3 March; The Wisdom of Near Death Experiences.Talk by Dr Penny Sartori 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:

Tuesday 4 March; Where Time Becomes Space. Talk by Marion Briggs at Steiner House, 35 Park Rd, London NW1. Time: 7.30pm - 9pm. Cost £3.50.

Tuesday 4 March; Cobwebs and Cauldrons Moot. Venue: White Horse, 118 High Rd, Chadwell Heath, London RM6 6NU. Doors open 7.30pm, talk starts 8pm. Cost: £4 donation.

Friday 7 March; Temple of Levanah Monthly Meditative Circle with Vivianne Crowleyand Chris Crowley. Venue: Treadwell's Books 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.20pm - 9pm. Cost: £8 per session. Space is limited so it is essential to book your place in advance by emailing:

Friday 7 March; An Interactive Demonstration of Tarot and Psychic Mediumship with Avril Price. 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

Saturday 8 – Sunday 9 March; I Can Do It Ignite! Described as "an urban retreat to bring harmony to your mind, body and spirit", this weekend event offers talks and workshops on wellbeing and spirituality with renowned speakers and authors. Venue: The Great Hall, Sherfield Building, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ. Tickets from £99. Find our more and book at

Saturday 8 March; Seriously Staked - One-Day Vampire Symposium co-organised by ASSAP (the Association for the Scientific Study of Anomalous Phenomena) and the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Venue: Goldsmiths College, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW. Early bird tickets £15, regular tickets £25. More details and ticket booking:

Saturday 8 March; Embracing Your Dark Side - with Aang, Lidija and Vaz of London College of Spirituality. Venue: Conference Room, Canterbury Hall, 11 – 18 Cartwright Gardens, London. Start: noon. Cost: £33. For more details and to book places visit

Sunday 9 March; Stonehenge centre circle full moon rite with The Order of the Horse and Moon via The London Wicca Meetup Group. This is a ritual with planned access to the centre circle of Stonehenge, in Wiltshire, for the Lenten Moon. English Heritage is charging £21 per person attending. For full details and to reserve spaces, visit

Sunday 9 March; Woodland Wicca Circle - an introductory-level Wiccan ritual with some basic instructions in Wicca, witchcraft and ritual magic, suitable for newcomers and beginners to the Craft. These rituals are part of a monthly training programme facilitated by Gardnerian HP Mani of Pagan Frontiers and author of Coven Guide: Become an Initiated Witch.. The events take place outdoors at London locations including Richmond Park, Trent Park, Queen’s Woods, woods in Croydon, Hyde Park and riverside locations by Thames. The events are free but small donations to running costs are appreciated. For more details and to reserve a place, visit:

Sunday 9 March; Gong Meditation as part of the Peace in the City events for the Jamyang Buddhist Centre. Venue: Jamyang Centre, 43 Renfrew Street, London SE11. The gong meditation is from 3pm -4.30pm, the Peace in the City event runs from 1pm-5pm and includes a variety of complementary therapy tasters.

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