Friday, 18 July 2014
This Week's Pagan Events In London and Elsewhere
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/whats-on/exhibitions/mummers_maypoles_and_milkmaids_a_journey_through
Saturday 19 July; Magical Astrology workshop - Gateways between Heaven and Earth, Exploring the Four Angles of the Birth chart with Cat Cox. Venue The Atlantis Bookshop, Museum Street WC1. Time: 11am-5pm. Cost: £45. Contact The Atlantis Bookshop on 020 7405 2120 to reserve your place.
Saturday 19 July; Night of the Cradle - Birth of Isis Ceremony and Magical Social in Richmond. Annual event to mark the birthday of Goddess Isis organised by Pagan Frontiers of London, Tamesa London Circle and Wicca, Witchcraft and Magic. Meet at Richmond station at 5pm to walk to the ritual site, followed by a ritual, feasting and socialising. Ends at 9pm. Free event but bring food and drink to share. For more details, visit http://www.paganfrontiers.com/ or call mani on 077689 41373.
Sunday 20 July; Trip to Crop Circles in Wiltshire and Illustrated Talk with Francine Blake. Pick up point: St. James's Square, London, W1J. Time: 9am to 9pm. Tickets £75/£55 (includes coach fare). To book tickets and for more info visit the Alternatives website: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/Site/Talks.aspx
Sunday 20 July; 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.
Monday July 21; The Way of the Witch - Everyday Magic. 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/808554975836239
Monday 21 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 http://shamanicspirit.co.uk/.
Monday 21 July; A Radical Vision for a New Generation. Talk by Adam Bucko, author ofOccupy Spirituality.Venue: 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: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/Site/Talks.aspx
Monday 21 July; Sacred Heart Awakening: Manifestation with Aang organised through the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Latvian House, 72 Queensborough Terrace, London, W2 3SH. Starts: 7.15pm. Tickets £15. To book and for more details, visit: http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/
Tuesday 22 July; British Archaeology - Digging Up the Past Talk at the British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15pm-2pm. Free event in room 50. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx
Tuesday 22 July; Ceremony and talk - Amazonian Kaxinawa Spiritual Leaders - Ancient Wisdoms. Event organised by the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Hoxton Gallery Arc, 9 Kingsland Road, London E2 8AA. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £15. Details and booking: http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/
Wednesday 23 July; 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/
Wednesday 23 July; Launch of The Three Impostor's edition of Arthur Machen’s The London Adventure, with a talk by Robert Kingham. Venue: Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, King’s Cross, London, N1 9DX. Time: 7pm. Free event, just turn up. http://www.housmans.com/
Thursday 24 July; Chit Happens: A Guide to Discovering DivinityTalk and book signing by Narain Ishaya 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 http://www.watkinsbooks.com/
Friday 25 July; The story of the 1939 Sutton Hoo excavation: Britain's Tutankhamun? Talk at the BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 6.30pm-7.45pm. Tickets £5/£3. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx
26 – 27 July; Eastbourne Lammas Festival. Free festival of music, dance, entertainment and pagan ritual, with lots of pagan stalls and other vendors at the market. Venue: Western Lawns, King Edwards Parade (Eastbourne Seafront), Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4EQ. Full details: http://www.lammasfest.org/
Saturday 26 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 http://www.treadwells-london.com/ or call 020 7419 8507.
Saturday 26 July; Lammas Lore and Magic. One-day Workshop with Natasha Richardson. Tune into Lammas using traditional therapeutic herb lore and workings. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am to 5.30pm. Price: £45 (£25 deposit, balance due on day). Details from email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday 26 July; The Grey Soul of London - a guided walk lead by Robert Kingham into the London of Arthur Machen . This is to celebrate The Three Impostors' launch of their edition of Arthur Machen's The London Adventure, one of the inspirations behind this walk. Time: 2pm to 6pm. Tickets are £9 (£7 concessions). For more details and to book tickets, visit, http://www.minimumlabyrinth.org/the-grey-soul-of-london.html
Sunday, 27 July; Herbs for Lammas; One-day Workshop with Suzanne Corbie. Spend the day immersed in the ancient lore of the Lammas with talks on folklore, traditional customs, pagan spiritual meanings and for in which it is celebrated in the present as well as in the past. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am to 5.30pm. Price: £45 (£25 deposit, balance due on day). Details from firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday, 27 July; Outdoor Lammas Ritual by Hern's Tribe. Open ritual for pagans and friends in Croydon. Time, venue and details TBA. For more info, visit http://hern-tribe.org/ or http://www.witchcraftandmagic.org/