Friday, 6 June 2014
This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London
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. http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/exhibitions/vikings.aspx
Now - 3 August; Mummers, Maypoles and Milkmaids: A Journey through the English Ritual Year. An exhibition of photos by Sara Hannant. Venue: Forty Hall and Estate, Forty Hill Enfield EN2 9HA. Exhibition Opening Hours: Tuesday – Friday 11am – 5pm, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays 12 noon – 5pm. Entry: Free. Website: http://www.fortyhallestate.co.uk/
Saturday 7 June; Pagan Federation South Conference 2014. A day of pagan talks at the RISC Centre in Reading. Time: noon to midnight. Tickets £17/£15 available in advance by Paypal at http://southcentral.paganfed.org/2014/
Saturday 7 June; Myth of Viking times II: Thor and Loki - explore the archetypal figures of the Hero and the Trickster in Norse mythology 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 HA017. To enrol, call 020 7831 7831 or visit http://www.citylit.ac.uk/.
Saturday 7 June; Shadow in the Tarot. One-day workshop with Suzanne Corbie. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am - 5.30pm. Tickets £45, advance booking essential. For further details: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday 7 June; Walking Tour: Occult London run via Treadwell's Books. Meeting place will be a central London tube station, details given to those who book. Look for the lady in the witch hat. Time: 2pm - 5pm. Price: £10. Book online via http://www.treadwells-london.com/ or call 020 7419 8507.
Saturday 7 June; London Dreamtime presents... Outer Limits 2: Enchanted Woolwich. Venue: Woolwich's old and charmingly derelict "lido". Time: 7.45pm. Cost: £3 per person, booking essential, email email@example.com http://www.londondreamtime.com/Whats_on.html
Sunday 8 June; 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: http://www.witchcraftandmagic.org/html/wicca_full_moon_rituals.html
Sunday 8 June; The Miracle Club. Workshop with the Energy Sensing and Intuition Development Meetup Group at Latvian House, 72 Queensborough Terrace, London, W2 3SH. Time: noon start. Tickets £10. For more details and to book places visit http://www.meetup.com/Sensing-Energy-and-Intuition-Development
Sunday 8 June; A New Perspective on the Theory of Relativity. Lecture by Olivia Stefanino. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Time: 2pm-4.30pm. Fee £15/£10, TS members: £7. Website: www.theosoc.org.uk
Sunday 8 June; An Enlightened Approach To Money. Lecture by Simon Yates, author of The Wild Within.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
Monday 9 June; 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 http://shamanicspirit.co.uk/.
Monday 9 June; 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: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Tuesday 10 June; The Secret History of the Illuminati hosted by The Salon of the Third Eye. Venue: The Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX. Note: This is not the usual venue. Time: 7.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Salon-of-the-Third-Eye/596835053719884
Monday 9 June; Mastery, Mystery and Meditation. Talk by Joel and Michelle Levey, authors of Living in Balance.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
Wednesday 11 June; Seriously Strange London. ASSAP lecture by Will Storr on the events leading up to his book in his new book: The Heretics: Adventures with the Enemies of Science. Venue: Function Room, Star of Kings pub, Kings Cross, London. Time: 7pm-9pm. Cost: free to ASSAP members, £5 to non-members. For more details: http://www.assap.ac.uk/london/index.html
Thursday 12 June; Magical Healing in Victorian England. Talk by Julie Wakefield 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. http://www.selfs.org.uk/ To guarantee a seat, email email@example.com
Thursday 12 June; Avaloni's Launch Event for Orryelle's Time, Fate and Spider Magicwith a ritual reading of The Book of the Spider accompanied by live music and arachnean dance. Venue: Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY. Time: 7pm to 10.30pm), To book a place, RSVP on https://www.facebook.com/events/1408799519400963/
Thursday 12 June; Enfield Town Circle Pagan Moot. Venue: tba. Time: 7pm to 11pm. This moot takes place on the 2nd Thursday of every month. Contact April: 07854 385214 for details of event and venue. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/EnfieldTownCircle/
Thursday 12 June; Spirituality Beyond Religion. Lecture with Pierre Pradevande. 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/
Friday, 13 June; Unveiling of Gerald Gardner Blue Plaque in Highcliffe, Dorset, organised by the Doreen Valiente Foundation and the Centre for Pagan Studies in collaboration with Children of Artemis. Time: 2pm - 8pm. Meet at 2.30pm at the Clifftop Car Park off Wharncliffe Road, Highcliffe, for a procession past Mill House, where Gardner was initiated, to the house where Gerald Gardner lived for the plaque unveiling. There is an evening event at Highcliffe Castle. Day event free, evening event £5. For more information and tickets, visit: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/unveiling-of-gerald-gardner-blue-plaque-evening-talk-and-entertainment-tickets-11619286599
Friday, 13 June; Symbol Magick. Lecture with Edwin Courtenay. 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/
Saturday 14 June; Midsummer: Lore and Magic. Workhop with Suzanne Corbie at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. 11:00 am - 5:30 pm. Price: £45 (£25 deposit, balance on the day). Ring 0207 419 8507 or book online http://www.treadwells-london.com/. For further details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 15 June; 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 15 June; Heaven Or Hell – Shifting Definitions of the Unconscious and its Impact on Psychic Life. Lecture by Carol North. 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
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