Friday, 4 April 2014

This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London

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 honouring the achievements and contribution to the Witchcraft and Pagan community of Patricia Crowther. Venue: The Belgrave Rooms (Masonic Hall), Nottingham, NG1 5LB. Time: 10am-6pm. Tickets £15.

Sunday 6 April;  Atlantis - Our Fabled Ancient Land. Talk by David Harvey. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Time: 6pm. Fee £7, TS members: £5. Website:

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.

Monday 7 April; You are What You Imagine.Talk by author Dina Glouberman at Alternatives, St. James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL. Time: 7pm to 8.30pm. Tickets £12/£8 concs if booked online in advance. To book tickets and for more info visit the Alternatives website:

Tuesday 8 April; Religious Identity and Freedom of Expression. Lecture by Professor the Lord Plant of Highfield Religion and Society at Barnard’s Inn Hall, Holborn, City of London, EC1N 2HH. Time: 1pm. Free entry, but seats are first come, first served. Details:

Tuesday 8 April; The Salon of the Third Eye - Who Are The Men In Black? with Steve Ash. Venue: The Lost Theatre, 208 Wandsworth Road, London Sw8 2JU. Time: 7.315pm. Details:

Tuesday 8 April; The Grail and the Future of Biological Science. Talk by Dr Judyth Sassoon. Venue: Steiner House, 35 Park Rd, London NW1. Time: 7.30pm – 9pm. Cost: £3.50 (£1 concessions, students and under 25s. No booking required.

Wednesday 9 April; Gerald Gardner and the Isle of Man. Lecture by Dr John Callow, author of Embracing the Darkness: A Cultural History of Witchcraft.Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £10, advance booking recommended. For further details:

Wednesday 9 April; Jonathan in the Kingdom of Mood Balloons.Talk and book signing with Netanel Semrik 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

Thursday 10 April; Gef the Talking Mongoose Symposium. Venue: Senate House Library, Malet Street,London WC1E 7HU. Time: 2pm - 7.30pm. Tickets £7. Advance booking recommended:

Thursday 10 April; London's Myths and Legends. Talk by Robert Stephenson at South East London Folklore Society (SELFS). Venue: The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough High St, London SE1 1NA. Entry: £2.50 / £1.50 concessions. Meetings are the second Thursday of each month. To guarantee a seat, email

Thursday 10 April; Avoiding KarmaTalk and book signing with Guy Needler 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 11 April; London's Traditional Customs and Ceremonies. Talk by Robert Stephenson. Venue: Guildhall Library, Aldermanbury Street, London EC2V 7HH. Time: 2pm Tickets are free but must be booked in advance.

Friday 11 April; Open Evening at The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 5pm-9pm. Cost: £20 Advance booking essential. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit

Sunday 13 April; 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 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:

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