Here are soem of the events in London and other parts of southern England in the week leading up the the Autumn Equinox that could be of interest to pagans.
Now to 2 October; Tales from the Autumn House art exhibition. Venue: The Belfry, St John on Bethnal Green, 200 Cambridge Heath Rd, London E2 9PA. Open Thursdays and Fridays from 6pm to 9pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 12pm to 5pm. You can find out more here: www.facebook.com/talesfromtheautumnhouse. Twitter: @theautumnhouse. Artist website: http://www.haslandgraphica.com/
Saturday 13 September; Leon Engers-Kennedy: the Man who Painted Crowley. Lecture at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 2pm-4pm. Tickets £7, advance booking recommended. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 14 September; 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
Monday 15 September; True Refuge – Meditations for Emotional Healing and Spiritual Awakening. Talk by Tara Brach, organised by Alternatives. Venue: St James's Church Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Tickets £8/£12. For more details and to book tickets: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Monday, 15 September; Sâr Péladan: Paris’ Babylonian Mage. Lecture by Sasha Chaitow. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7, advance booking recommended. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Monday, 15 September; Harvest Home with Pagan Pathfinders in Finchley, London N3. Time: 7.30pm. Contact Pagan Pathfinders for more details and to reserve a place: https://www.facebook.com/events/626577734124797/
Tuesday 16 September; Demonstration of Mediumship with Q and A by Henry Cumming. 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/
Wednesday 17 September; Introduction to Crystals with Cobwebs at Cauldrons at Romford Shopping Hall. Workshop for beginners. Cost is £20, deposit of £5. Time 10am-noon. http://www.cobwebsandcauldrons.co.uk/
Thursday 18 September; Sacred Walks and Kingston Zodiac Adventure - walking the Virgo sign in Beddington. Meet at St Marys Church Beddington Church Road, Beddington SM6 7NJ at noon. Walk takes about 2 hours. Cost £10, advance booking required: http://www.meetup.com/Sacred-Walks-Kingston-Zodiac-Adventure/
Thursday 18 September; The Key Lessons to Spiritual Intelligence in Leadership. Talk and book signing by Sarah Alexander 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/
Thursday 18 September; Croydon CoA Witches Gathering with talks and social activities at 1 Matthews Yard, off Surrey Street, Croydon. 8pm start. Entry: £1/£2. Event held on the third Thursday each month. For more details visit: http://www.witchfest.net/
Friday 19 September; The Path: Find, Forge and Following your Calling. Talk by Kathleen O’Hara, author ofA Grief Like No Other, and Rasheed Ogunlaru, organised by the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Westminster Quakers Meeting House, 8 Hop Gardens, off St Martins Lane, London WC2N 4EA, London. Time: 7pm. Cost: £10, booking essential. Details: http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/
Friday 19 September; Traditional Tibetan Medicine. Talk by Dr Nida Chenagtsang. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm-9pm. Cost: £14/£16 Advance booking advised. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Saturday, 20 September - 21 September; International Conference On Theosophical History. Venue: 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Tickets: £30 per day (£25 concessions, £20 TS members) or £50 for both days (£40 concessions, £30 TS members). For full details: http://www.theosophicalsociety.org.uk/index.php/events/international-conference-on-theosophical-history
Saturday, 20 September; Goddess Workshop with Wendy Stokes, author of The Lightworkers' Circle Guide.Venue: Spirit of Isis, Sun Street, Waltham Abbey, Essex. Time: 11am - 3pm. £15. Free parking in the Abbey Gardens car park. www.wendystokes.co.uk http://www.spiritofisis-healing.co.uk/circles-and-workshops.html
Saturday, 20 September; Autumn Equinox: Lore and Magic workshop with Suzanne Corbie. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 10.45am arrival for 11am start. Finishes 5.30pm. Tickets £45 (£25 deposit, balance on the day). Call 0207 419 8507. For further details: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday, 20 September; Autumn Equinox Open Ritual at Avebury stone circle in Wiltshire. Celebration of the second harvest organised by Sue Dorney. Everyone welcome, please bring with you an apple, or any piece of seasonal fruit or veg. Starts at noon. https://www.facebook.com/events/1466597300280875/
Saturday, 20 September; Masterclass - Bardo with Dr Nida Chenagtsang. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 6pm-8.30pm. Cost: £14/£16 Advance booking advised. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Sunday 21 September; 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 21 September; The Celtic Medicine Wheel with Lynn Gosney and Bruce Scott at Caer Corhain Shamamic Development Centre of the Isle of Sheppey, North Kent. For more details and information on how to book, visit http://www.touchtheearthuk.com/
Sunday 21 September; Myths and Mysteries of the Thames. Talks by City of London guide Robert Stephenson and Scott Wood, author ofLondon Urban Legends.Venue: HMS President, Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0HJ. Time: 11am. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes. Tickets: £7.50 Adults - £5 Concessions. For more details and tickets: http://totallythames.org/events/info/londonist-afloat-terrific-tales-of-the-thames
Sunday 21 September; Southwark Mysteries - a walk with John Constable. Meet: Tabard Street Piazza, off Borough High Street, London SE1 1JA (Borough tube). Time: meet 1.45pm – depart 2pm. Walk lasts 90 mins. Tickets: £8 advance, £10 on day subject to availability. For more details and to book tickets, visit: http://www.southwarkmysteries.co.uk/#/walks-and-performances/4557067289.
Sunday 21 September; Painting your Sacred Space art meditation workshop. Venue: Islington Arts Factory, 2 Parkhurst Road, Holloway, London N7 0SF. Time: 11.30am – 4.30pm. Tickets £25, advance booking essential. For more details and to book tickets visit: http://www.cosmiclogic.co.uk/
Sunday 21 September; International Peace Day Picnic with Pagan Frontiers of London. Meet at the Italian Gardens in Hyde Park for a walk to the Peter Pan statue and the picnic. Time: Noon - 4pm. Free family friendly social event. For more details: http://www.paganfrontiers.com/
Sunday 21 September; Alban Elued / Autumn Equinox on Primrose Hill with the Loose Association of Druids. Open ritual hosted by Jeremy Morgan, the Druid of Wormwood Scrubbs. Venue: The Hawthorne Grove, Primrose Hill, Regents Park, London NW1. Starts at 12.45pm, ends at around 2.30pm. Nearest tube: Chalk Farm.
Sunday 21 September; Londonist Afloat with London Dreamtime. Venue: HMS President Victoria Embankment, London EC4Y 0HJ. Price: £7.50/£5 concsTime: 3.30pm. For more details visit http://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Sunday 21 September; Masterclass - Phowa with Dr Nida Chenagtsang. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 6pm-8.30pm. Cost: £14/£16 Advance booking advised. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
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