Thursday 17 April 2014

Pagan Events in and Near London Easter and Next Week

Now – 22 June; Vikings life and legend. BP exhibition at the British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG. Open daily 10am–5.30pm, Fridays until 8.30pm. Tickets: Adults £16.50, free or reduced prices for members and Art Pass holders.

Friday 18 April (Good Friday); Day of Silence at Chalice Well World Peace Garden, in Glastonbury. From 11am to 4pm, Stay for as little time or as long as you wish. Free event but you must advance book tickets. For more details about Chalice Well, visit the website

Sunday 20 April; Belostra 2014 Celebration. One-day festival with entertainment, workshops, talks, stalls and open ritual. Venue: The Bedford Pub/Theatre, 77 Bedford Hill, Balham London SW12 9HD. Doors open 12 noon and close at 10pm. Tickets: £13 all day, £7 evening only.

Monday 21 April (Bank Holiday); Earth Day Family Picnic and Open Ritual. Venue: Trent Park, Cockfosters Road, London EN4 0PS. Directions: From Cockfosters Tube station, walk to the nearest gate of Trent park. The picnic will be in the field immediately to the right. Time: 1pm-5pm. Free event, open to all.

Tuesday 22 April; The Salon of the Third Eye - The Magickal Theatre of Antonin Artaud with Steve Ash. Venue: The Lost Theatre, 208 Wandsworth Road, London Sw8 2JU. Time: 7.315pm. Details:

Wednesday 23 April; Crossbones Vigil to honour The Goose and the outcast dead of Cross Bones Graveyard. Bring a flower, a ribbon, a totem or memento to tie to the shrine. Gather from 6.45pm for a 7pm start in Redcross Way outside the Memorial Gates, SE1 1TA, opposite the Boot and Flogger pub, just north of the junction with Union Street. Nearest tubes Borough or London Bridge. The event is free, but donations are welcome. For more details, visit

Wednesday 23 April; Divine I Am Transmissions: Alignment and Expansion with Vaz arranged through the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Conference Room, Canterbury Hall, 11 – 18 Cartwright Gardens, London WC1H. Start: 7pm. Cost: £15. For more details and to book places visit

Thursday 24 April; The Big Bang Experience. Musical event with gongs, Himalayan and crystal singing bowls, bells, overtone singing and 900 people chanting sacred sounds. Venue: Compton Terrace, London N1 2UN (Nearest Tube: Highbury and Islington underground station). Time: 7pm-10.30pm. Online tickets: £12, door tickets: £17. For full details:

Friday, 25 April; Rilko AGM plus lecture by Malcolm Stewart: Geometry and Illumination. Venue: Research into Lost Knowledge Organisation (Rilko), Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, W1U 8EA. Doors open 6.45pm. Admission £8 non-members, £6 members.

Thursday 24 April; Book Launch of Lorna Byrne's Love from Heaven.Venue: Institute Of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, London WC1H 0AL. Time: 7pm - 9.30pm. Tickets £20/15. For more details and to book tickets, visit:

Thursday 24 April; The Poltergeist Prince of London. Hosted by The London Fortean Society. Venue: Dirty Dicks, 202 Bishopsgate, City of London EC2M 4NR. 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

Thursday 24 April; Vikings Live from the British Museum - Cinema event offering a view of the BP exhibition Vikings: life and legend, presented live in local cinemas. Time: 7pm. For details visit:

Thursday 24 April; London Psyche - London at the Library Salon 15. Caroline Wise Mark Pilkington talk about the women of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Venue: Westminster Arts Library, 35 St Martins Street, London. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets £7, advance booking essential from For details, visit

Thursday 24 April; An Introduction to Wicca and the Order of the Horse and Moon Initiatory Cycle with the London Wicca Meetup Group. Meeting at a Central London pub near Holborn Tube. Time: 8pm. This is a private meeting for registered members only. To register as a member visit: For more details, visit:

Saturday 26 April; Beltane: Lore And Magic. Day Workshop with Wiccan priestess Suzanne Corbie, creator of the Goddess Workshop meditations.Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Price: £45 (£25 deposit, balance on the day - advance booking required). Time: 10.45am arrival for 11am start, ends 5.30pm. Call 0207 419 8507 or book online. For further details:

Saturday 26 April; An Introduction to Soul Midwifery with Storm Bower and Lyn Baylis. One-day life rites workshop at The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY. Time: 11am - 5pm. Cost: £45. For further information and to book a place call 020 7405 2120 or email

Sunday 27 April; Intro to Witchcraft and Wicca run by Shamanic Spirit at a venue in Croydon, South London. Time: 2pm-7pm. Cost £40. For details and to book places call Megan on 07952 041444. For more information, visit

Sunday 27 April; Dawn of the Oak (MOVED TO AVOID CLASHING WITH BELOSTRA FESTIVAL). 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.

Sunday 27 April; Beltane Sabbat Rite with the London Wicca Meetup Group. Meeting at a pub in the Wimbledon area for training and to celebrate Beltane. Time: from noon. For full details, visit:

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