Friday, 16 May 2014
This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London
Now - 24 May, Visions of England. Art exhibition of works by Stephen Harwood at The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY. Open Mon-Sat 11am-6pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/775421809136888/
Friday 16 May; Launch party for the Sherlock Holmes Tarot Book & Cardsby John Matthews and Wil Kinghan. Talk and signing with surprise guests. Dress in Victorian costume optional. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY. For more details call 020 7405 2120.
Friday 16 May; Surrealism, Satanism and Witchcraft. Lecture by Dan Zamani. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7, advance booking recommended. For further details: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Friday 16 May; Free social night with the London College of Spirituality. Venue: The Arc Bar, Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V 1NQ. Start: 6.30pm. For more details and to book places visit http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/
Friday 16 - Monday 19 May; The Magical Faerie Festival 2014. Four-day pagan festival with music and workshops. Venue: Pleasant Rise Farm; Cuckmere Road; Alfriston; East Sussex BN26 5TN. Full tickets are £60 for adults and £15 for children, some day tickets available at £25 for adults and £10 for children. Tickets and passes can be ordered online at http://www.magicalfestivals.co.uk/ or by calling 07845 438340.
Saturday 17 May; Fellowship of Isis London Gathering. Venue in central London, details sent on booking. Tickets: £20 or £30 to include a 3-hour goddess walk on Sunday 18th May. For booking details contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday 18 May; The Minotaur - One-day introduction to the legendary Minotaur of the Cretan king Minos’ labyrinth at City Lit, Keeley Street, Covent Garden, Camden, London WC2B 4BA. Time: 10.30am-4.30pm. Full fee: £40, seniors: £26, concession: £14. Course code HH038. To enrol, call 020 7831 7831 or visit http://www.citylit.ac.uk/.
Sunday 18 May; Dawn of the Oak. 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 18 May; Communicating with Animals – Interspecies Telepathic Communication. Talk by Tuey Mac. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Time: 6pm-7.30pm. Fee £7/£5, TS members: £4. Website: www.theosoc.org.uk
Sunday 18 May; The Yin and Yang of Eastern and Western Philosophy. Talk by Jane Summers. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Time: 2pm-4pm. Fee £15/£10, TS members: £7. Website: www.theosoc.org.uk
Monday 19 May; The Source of Resilience, Forgiveness, and Creative Genius. Talk by Michael Neill, author of The Inside-Out Revolution.Venue: Alternatives, St. James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL. Time: 7pm to 8.30pm. Tickets £15/£10 concs if booked online in advance. To book tickets and for more info visit the Alternatives website: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/Site/Talks.aspx
Monday 19 May; Richard Kaczynski talking about Two Agnostics: Victor Neuburg and J. F. C. Fuller, B.C. (Before Crowley), During, and After. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £10. To book a place call 020 7405 2120.
Monday 19 May; The Way of the Witch - The Moon Goddess and Horned God. Part of a series of three evenings on the theme at Pagan Pathfinders. Venue in Finchley, London N3. Starts: 7.30pm. Free event, but bring food and drink to share. Full details only given to members of the Pagan Pathfinders group: https://www.facebook.com/events/1388478888105916
Tuesday 20 May; Pagans and Christians in Anglo-Saxon England. Gallery talk by Katherine Cross, University College London, at the British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15pm-2pm. Free event. For more details and online booking visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx
Tuesday 20 May; Healing through the Family Soul. Lecture with Philippa Lubbock, author of Life Alignment.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 https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Tuesday 20 May; The Salon of the Third Eye - Eris Unveiled! Venue: The Lost Theatre, 208 Wandsworth Road, London Sw8 2JU. Time: 7.315pm. Details: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Salon-of-the-Third-Eye/596835053719884
Wednesday 21 May; Chakra Wisdom Oracle Cards.Talk and signing with Tori Hartman at Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 5.30pm-6.30pm. Free event. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit the website http://www.watkinsbooks.com/
Wednesday 21 May; Folklore in England: Level 1. Second part of a six-part evening class course by Steve Roud. Venue: Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Rd, London NW1 7AY. Time: 7pm-9pm. Tickets: £66 for the full course. http://www.efdss.org/
Wednesday 21 May; Wendy Rule acoustic performance. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm start. Tickets £10, advance booking recommended. For further details: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Thursday 22 May; Satori: Metamorphosis of an Awakening. Talk and book signing with Lakshmi (Indira) 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 http://www.watkinsbooks.com/
Thursday 22 May; John Constable and Katy residency at Cross Bones Graveyard, conducted in association with Bankside Open Spaces Trust (BOST). Learn about the history of Cross Bones and complete a short questionnaire in support of work to create a garden of remembrance on the site. Venue: Memorial Gates, Cross Bones Graveyard, London SE1 1TA. Time: 10am-5.30pm. Free event, just pop along at any time. John Constable has just launched a new book called Spark In The Dark.
Friday 23 May; 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 http://www.crossbones.org.uk/
Friday 23 May; Crowley’s Liber Nu. Lecture by Bob Stein. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7, advance booking recommended. For further details: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday, 25 May; 5th Annual Beltane Pagan Picnic. Festival with stalls, entertainment and a Beltane ritual. Venue: Hadleigh Roundhouse, Chapel Lane, Hadleigh Country Park, Hadleigh, Essex. Time 12-6pm. Admission: £2 per person, children under 16 free.