Friday 4 July 2014

This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London

Saturday 5 July; Voudon: Art Uprising Gnosis and Rhythm - Ecology, Cosmos and Consciousness. An afternoon of ritual, talks, art and performance. Venue: The October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N3AL. Time: 2pm – 7pm. Tickets £15. For more information and to book tickets, visit:

Saturday 5 July; Walking Tour: Occult London with Delianne Forget run via Treadwell's Books. Meeting place will be a central London tube station, details given to those who book. Time: 2pm - 5pm. Price: £10. Book online via or call 020 7419 8507.

Saturday 5 July; Hendon Heathens Moot. Venue: The Greyhound, Church End, Hendon, London NW4 4JT. Time: 6pm-9pm.

Saturday 5 July - Sunday 6 July; Bat Festival at the Natural History Museum. Annual weekend of free bat-related activities for the family. Venue: Wildlife Garden, Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD London.

Sunday 6 July; First screening of 'Shaman in the City', a short film by Simona Piantieri about Zoe Bran's work as a shamanic practitioner in London. Venue: The Lexi Cinema, 194b Chamberlayne Road, Kensal Rise, London NW10 3JU. Free entry but booking essential. For more details, including about how to reserve a place visit:

Sunday 6 July; Secrets of Tarot for Divination and Prophecy. Talk by Clemens Brenan. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Time: 2pm-4.30pm. Fee £15/£10, TS members: £7. Website:

Sunday 6 July; 4pm, Nigel of Bermondsey will be leading a song walk of the borough he has named himself after. This will take in the Salter statue, Crossbones burial ground, the sad lady of Tanner Street and the tale of jewel thief Ruby Sparks. The walk starts at 4pm. For more details and to reserve a place, email

Monday 7 July; 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

Monday 7 July; You Can Heal your Heart. Talk by David Kessler. Venue: Alternatives, St. James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL. Time: 7pm to 8.30pm. Tickets £12/£8. To book tickets and for more info visit the Alternatives website:

Thursday 10 July; Sex, Death and Laughter: Bringing the Canterbury Tales to Life. Talk by Henry Eliot 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 July; 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:

Thursday 10 July; Walking Awake.Talk and book signing by Steve Ford at Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6.30pm. Free event. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit the website

Friday 11 July; Toltec Dreaming. Talk and demonstration with Daniel Stone. 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

Friday 11 July; The System of Aleister Crowley's A.'.A.'- Methods and Tools of Attainment. Talk by David Shoemaker and book signing of Living Thelema: A Practical Guide to Attainment in Aleister Crowley's System of Magick.Venue The Atlantis Bookshop, Museum Street WC1. Time: 7pm. Cost: £10. Contact The Atlantis Bookshop on 020 7405 2120 to reserve your place.

Friday 11 July; Building Bridges. Workshop by philosopher Brennan Jacoby and urban historian Leo Hollis about connections in the modern world. Venue: Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN. Time: 7pm-9pm. Tickets £25.

Saturday 12 July; Old-fashioned Perfume Making. Day workshop with Tanya Moulding. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 10.45am arrival for 11am start; runs to 5.30pm. Tickets £55, advance booking and £30 deposit required. For further details:

Saturday 12 July; The Power of the Subconscious: Dreams and Guidance. Organised by the Sensing Energy and Intuition Development meetip group. Venue: Latvian House, 72 Queensborough Terrace, London, W2 3SH. Time: Noon-2pm. Cost: £10. For more details to reserve places:

Sunday 13 July; 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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