Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Autumn Equinox Pagan Events in London and Nearby
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/
Thursday 18 September; Sacred Walks and The Kingston ZodiacAdventure - 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; Book launch event for The Monster's Wife by Kate Horsley. Venue The Atlantis Bookshop, Museum Street WC1. Time: 7.30pm. To attend this event you must reserve a place in advance. Contact the Atlantis Bookshop on 020 7405 2120.
Thursday 18 September; Seidr and Sacred Sites In Sweden. A presentation by Imelda Almqvist. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Road, London NW1 6XT, Entrance is £10 Concessions and donations possible, pay at the door. Doors open at 7pm – all welcome. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sacred-Space-at-Steiner-House/104790729559515
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 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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; Free and Open Gorsedd of Caer Abiri Autumn Equinox Celebraton. Druidic ceremony to celebrate the Autumn Equinox at Avebury stone circle in Wiltshire. Meet at the Red Lion pub from noon for ceremony around 1.30pm. The ritual should end at 3pm, then back to the pub. Offerings of bread, mead and song or poetry welcome. Overnight camping is allowed in the overflow car park.
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; 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; People’s Climate Multi-faith Gathering in London. A short period of prayer, reflection, meditation, contemplation before the People's Climate March and coinciding with International Peace Day. Location: Victoria Embankment Gardens, Temple Section (the little park next to Embankment tube). Time: 12.15pm - 1pm. More details: https://www.facebook.com/events/776690835721794/
Sunday 21 September; Myths and Mysteries of the Thames. Talks by City of London guide Robert Stephenson and Scott Wood, author of London 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; Autumn Equinox Rite with The Cotswold Order of Druids at the Rollright Stones, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire. Time: 3pm. Free event but donations welcome to cover site hire. http://www.rollrightstones.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; 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/
Sunday 21 September; Celebration of the Autumn Equinox. Wheel of the Year ritual drawing from Celtic earth/pagan traditions at Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, 3 Pilgrim's Place, London NW3 1NG. Time: 7pm. Tel: 020 7433 3267. http://www.rosslynhillchapel.com/
Monday 22 September; The Southwark Mysteries- a walk with author John Constable. Meet: Tabard Street Piazza, off Borough High Street, London SE1 1JA (Borough tube). Time: meet 6.45pm - depart 7pm. 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
Monday 22 September; African Shamanism, Spirit Dreams and Indigenous Medicine. Talk by John Lockley, 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 22 September; Conversations with Martians. Talk at The Salon of the Third Eye with Steve Wilson. Venue: The Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London. E1 7EX. Time: 7.30pm. Entry £2.
Tuesday 23 September; Wheel of the Year Festival, Autumn Equinox at Chalice Well World Peace Garden, in Glastonbury. Gathering at the Well Head at 12pm for celebration and meditation until 12.30pm, then gather on the lower lawn for quiet conversation. Free admission from 10am until noon, then normal price admission. For more details about Chalice Well, visit the website http://www.chalicewell.org.uk/
Tuesday 23 September; Informal meeting of the London Hell Fire Club. Venue: The Fitzroy Tavern, Charlotte St, London. Time: from 6pm. Details about the HFC are in the ebook Secret Symbols of the Hell Fire Cluband basic information can be found at: http://www.hellfireclubbooks.co.uk/
Tuesday 23 September; Communicating with Animals - Interspecies Telepathic Communication. Lecture with Jane Summers. 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 23 September; 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 24 September; Energy Workshop with Cobwebs at Cauldrons at Romford Shopping Hall. Cost is £20, deposit of £5. Time 10am-noon. http://www.cobwebsandcauldrons.co.uk/
Thursday 25 September - 11 January 2015. Witches and Wicked Bodies - an updated version of the exhibition about historic portrayals of witchcraft that was on in Scotland last year. Venue: the British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Free event. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/
Thursday 25 September; Paolo Viscardi of the Horniman Musuem: Interpreting the Unusual - explore examples and explanations of the weird and wonderful that may say more about us than the paranormal. Talk at the London Fortean Society. Venue: The Vaults Bar, Dirty Dicks, 202 Bishopsgate, City of London EC2M 4NR. Time: 7.30pm - 10.30pm. Entry: £3/£2 concessions. For more details, visit http://forteanlondon.blogspot.co.uk/
Friday 26 September, William Burroughs Walk with Antony Clayton and William Redwood. The walk starts at 6pm from Westminster Reference Library. This event is free but booking is essential. Please book at the library, ring 020 7641 6200 (ext.2) or email email@example.com
Friday 26 September, Hidden Energy Fields Revealed. Lecture by Harry Oldfield at Rilko (Research Into Lost Knowledge). Venue: 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Doors open 6.45pm, lectures starts 7.15pm. Entrance: £8/£6. http://www.rilko.net/EZ/rilko/rilko/home.php
Friday 26 September, A Skeptic's Guide to Ghost Hunting. Talk by Hayley Stevens at Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub. Venue: The Star and Garter, 60 Old Woolwich Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NY. Time: 7.30pm. (Note, this is not the normal day of the month for this meeting) http://greenwich.skepticsinthepub.org/
Saturday 27 September; Seriously Spooked - one-day convention about ghost investigations run by ASSAP. Venue: Conference Aston, Aston University, Birmingham city centre. Tickets £25. Details and tickets: http://www.assap.ac.uk/Spooked/
Saturday 27 September; Egyptian priests and priestesses of the last thousand years BC. Gallery Talk. Venue: Room 4, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.13pm-2pm. Free event, just drop in. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx
Saturday 27 September; Wicca Introduced. The Children of Artemis one-day introductory Wiccan course in London with an informal question and answer session at a local pub afterwards. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am until 6.30pm. Ticket Price: CoA Members £22, non members £27. To book a place and for more details, visit: http://www.witchfest.net/wiccaintro.htm
Saturday 27 September; The 3 Lucks: the keys to live an abundant life and find your true calling. A talk by Laurent Langlais on Destiny, Chinese astrology and Feng shui. Venue: The King and Queen Pub, 1 Foley St, London W1W 6DL. Time: 2.30pm. Tickets: £13; £11 early bird. Paypal for early bird: Laurent.firstname.lastname@example.org or at the door. http://www.laurentlanglais.com/
Saturday 27 September; London Dreamtime present… the sleeping ones. Venue: A secret location near Nunhead,. Price: £3. Time: 5.30pm. Early reservations essential. For more details visit http://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Sunday 28 September; Holistic and Mystic Fair. Venue: The Arc, Caterham on the Hill, Surrey CR3 5XY. Time: 10am – 5pm. Tickets: Adults £3 or two for £5 if bought online in advance, accompanied children free, concessions £2. Details: http://holisticandmystic.com/