Thursday, 27 March 2014

Ten Days of Pagan Events in London and Elsewhere

Here is a list of  some of the Pagan events taking place over this weekend and next week. They are mostly in London or nearby, but the Day for Patricia Crowther, in Nottingham, is worth taking the train north for.

Thursday 27 March. Electronic Ghost Voices. Talk by Psychologist Cal Cooper, author of Telephone Calls from the Dead. The London Fortean Society. Venue: 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

Friday, 28 March; The Cerne Giant. Lecture by Peter Knight, author of The Cerne Giant: Landscape, Gods and the Stargate.Talk at Research into Lost Knowledge Organisation (Rilko), Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, W1U 8EA. Doors open 6.45pm. Admission £8 non-members, £6 members.

Friday 28 March; Is There Anybody Out There? A Shamanic Mediumship Demonstration with Barbara Meiklejohn-Free, author ofThe Shaman Within.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

Friday 28 March; Training at the British Museum with the London Wicca Meetup Group. This is the second part of training session in Wicca and will take the form of a tour of the British Museum looking at artefacts with Wiccan connections. Priority given to those who went to part one. Time: 7pm. For full details, visit

Saturday, 29 March, Earth Hour Ceremony and Social Gathering with Mani Navasothy, organised through Gaian Times Eco-Spiritual Magazine. This is intended to be a peaceful ritual to celebrate Earth Hour and then socialise. Meet outside the Tate Modern Gallery, Bankside, London SE1 9TG. at 7.30pm . The Eco-Ceremony is from 8.30pm to 9pm and the event ends at 10pm. Free event, all welcome. Wear sensible outdoor clothes and bring food and drink to share at the social. Full details of the ritual here: for more about Earth Hour visit:

Sunday 30 March; Witches Flying Ointments and Native Herbs - Afternoon Class in Herbalism and Magic. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: Arrive 12.45pm for 1pm start, finishes 5.30pm. Tickets £30, advance booking essential. For further details:

Sunday 30 March; London Kith Of Yggdrasil Moot for those interested in Heathenry. There will be a talk by Jean Beck. Venue: upstairs room, The Horseshoe Inn, Melior St, London SE1. Time: 2pm.

Sunday 30 March; The Ageless Wisdom, Quantum Mechanics and Hypnosis. Talk by Michael Hill. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Time: 6pm. Fee £7, TS members: £5. Website:

Monday 31 March; Grail Alchemy: Initiation in the Celtic Mystery Tradition.Mara Freeman discussing her new book. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London, Eng WC1A 1LY. Time: 7pm. Phone Bali on 020 7405 2120 for more details.

Monday 31 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 31 March; Mind Calming. Talk by Sandy Newbigging 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:

Monday 31 March; 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: £15. For more details and to book places visit

Tuesday 1 April; Make your Spells Work - Chaos Magick and Hypnosis. First part in a four-part evening class in with Mark Vincent. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 6.45pm for 7pm start, to 9pm. Price: £130 for the course (£70 deposit, balance due on first night). For further details:

Tuesday 1 April; The Djinn: The Hidden Face Of Entity Contact. Lecture with Rosemary Ellen Guiley, author of The Vengeful Djinn.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

Tuesday 1 April; The Story of Parzival. Talk by Matthew Dexter. Venue: Steiner House, 35 Park Rd, London NW1. Time: 7.30pm – 9pm
Cost: £3.50 (£1 concessions, students and under 25s. No booking required.

Tuesday 1 April; 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.

Wednesday 2 April; Divine Light Attunement with Savitri arranged through the London College of Spirituality. Location: Evolve Wellness Centre, 10 Kendrick Mews, South Kensington, London SW7 3HG Time: 6.45pm. Cost: £33, advance booking essential. For more details and to book places visit

Thursday, April 3; Cinema Arcane Presents: Casting The Runes and Robin of Sherwood: Lord of the Trees and special guest Q and A. Venue: University of East London, Docklands Campus, University Way, London E16 2RD. Time: 7pm. Free event, drinks available.

Thursday 3 April; Poetry: The Kiss of Life.Talk and book signing with Gila Lapidot at Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6.30pm-7.30pm. Free event. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit the website

Friday, 4 April; Midnight in Sutton House. Storytelling with London Dreamtime in association with the National Trust. Venue: Sutton House, 2-4 Homerton High St, E9 6JQ. Time: 10.30pm to past midnight. Tickets £5 from

Friday, 4 April; Temple of Levanah Monthly Meditative Circle with Vivianne Crowley and 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:

Saturday 5 April; Ley Hunters Moot. Day of talks with the Network of Leyhunters. Venue: Conference Hall, Seekers Trust, Addington Park, Kent ME19 5BL. Time: 10.30am - 7.30pm. Tickets £30 each. For full details visit or call: Tel: 01650 531354

Saturday 5 April; 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.

Sunday 6 April; Day for Patricia Crowther organised by the Centre for Pagan Studies and the Doreen Valiente Foundation. Day of talks and ritual honouring the achievements and contribution to the Witchcraft and Pagan community of Patricia Crowther. Also a pagan market. Venue: The Belgrave Rooms (Masonic Hall), Nottingham, NG1 5LB. Time: 10am-6pm. Tickets £15.

Sunday 6 April; Ghouls' Night Out - Oneiromancy. An evening of comedy, film, live music and talks on the subject of nightmares, phobias, and dark dreams. Venue: The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, London N1 9JB. Time: 6pm-10.30pm. Tickets £7 from More info: Tel: 020 7837 5371.

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