Thursday, 10 April 2014

This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London

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

Friday 11 April; A Song About Witchtrials by folksinger Nigel of Bermondsey. Songs and storyielling about Joan Peterson, The Witch Of Wapping, at The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY. Time: 6pm. Free event, for more details visit

Sunday 13 April; The Walthamstow UFO Conference at Ye Olde Rose and Crown, 55 Hoe St, Walthamstow London E17. Time: 1pm-10pm. Cost £5 entry.

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, author of Coven Guide: Become an Initiated Witch.They 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:

Monday 14 April; Treadwell's Open Circle. Wiccan-style ceremony for those with some experience led by Lisa Grace and Ellie Hughes. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7, advance booking required. For further details:

Monday 14 April; 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

Thursday 17 April; Croydon CoA Witches Gathering with talks and social activities at 1 Matthews Yard, Off Surrey Street, Croydon. 8pm start. Entry: £1/£2. For more details visit:

Thursday 17 April; The Invention of Jesus: How the Church Rewrote the New Testament.Talk and book signing with Peter Cresswell 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 18 April; 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.

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