Friday 5 December 2014

This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London

Saturday 6 December; Winter Solstice and Yule Crafting Workshop at Caer Corhain Shamamic Development Centre of the Isle of Sheppey, 1 Southleas farm cottages, Lower Road, Minster, Sheppey ME12 3SW. Time: 10am - 4.30pm. Cost: £35 Donation. For more details and information on how to book, call 07885682295 or 01795 874542 or visit;

Saturday 6 December; Study day with the Open University: Myth in the Greek and Roman worlds. Stevenson Lecture Theatre , British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 10.30am–4.30pm. Cost £22. For more details visit:

Saturday 6 December; Sacred Walks and The Kingston ZodiacAdventure - walking the Sagittarius sign in Richmond. Meet at Richmond Station at 11.30am. Cost £10/£5, advance booking required:

Saturday 6 December; Hendon Heathens Moot, Venue: Greyhound Pub, Church End, Hendon, London, NW4 4JT. Time: 6pm. Hendon Heathens meets at this pub the first Saturday of every month.

Saturday 6 December; On Being an Angel Channeler. Talk and book signing by Wendy Erlick 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

Saturday 6 December; Woodland Wiccan Esbat Ritual facilitated by Wiccan priest Mani Navasothy. Outdoor, woodland location in London. Gather at 4pm for a walk to woods for the ritual, ends at 7pm. Wear sensible outdoor clothes and bring some food and drink to share at the feast after ritual. Free event but you must reserve a place before attending. Visit or

Saturday 6 December; The Winter Masked Ball Of The Full Moon organised by A Curious Invitation. Venue: Conway Hall, Bloomsbury, London. Time: 8pm till 2am. Dress Code – Selenic Splendour – Masks Obligatory. Standard tickets £25. Full details and ticket booking:

Sunday 7 December; Underground - A Healing Journey for Women in London - Generosity- third gathering (winter ritual). Venue: Rosendale Allotment
227 Rosendale Road, London SE21 8LR. Time: 4.30pm. More details and to reserve a place:

Sunday 7 December; Water Ritual at The Motherstone Fountain in Greenwich Park for members of the London Pagan Holy Wells, Sacred Springs and Ley Lines Meetup Group. Meet at St Mary's Gate by National Maritime Museum, Greenwich Park, Greenwich, at 11.30am. To join the group and reserve a place, visit:

Sunday 7 December; The Paranormal As a Force For Positive Transformation. Talk by Graham Aldridge at the Theosophical Society. Venue: 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Starts at 6pm. Tickets: £7, £5 concessions, £4 TS members. For full details:

Monday 8 December; 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:

Monday 8 December; The Mysteries – What are They? Talk by with David Goddard, author of The Tower of Alchemy.This is the first in a series of talks on the The Western Esoteric Tradition. Venue The Atlantis Bookshop, Museum Street, London WC1. Time: 7pm. Tickets £15. To attend this event you must reserve a place in advance. For more details contact the Atlantis Bookshop on 020 7405 2120.

Monday 8 December; How the Science of Acupuncture Explains the Mysteries of Western Medicine. Talk by Dr Daniel Keown organised by Alternatives. Venue: St James's Church Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Tickets £12/£8. For more details and to book tickets:

Monday 8 December; 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

Tuesday 9 December; The Hand of Glory, talk with Dr Shane McCorristine. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £7. Advance booking required. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details:

Tuesday 9 December; Experiencing Thresholds in Nature. Talk by Richard Ramsbotham at Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Road, London NW1 6XT. £3.50 (£1 concessions, students and under 25s). No bookings required - just turn up. Time: 7.30pm – 9pm.

Wednesday, 10 December; Psychic v spiritual and 'Clairs' workshop with Cobwebs at Cauldrons at Romford Shopping Hall. 10am-noon. Cost is £20.

Thursday, 11 December; Talk on the origins of Christmas. 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, 11 December; Enfield Town Circle Pagan Moot. Venue: Crown and Horseshoes pub, 15 Horseshoe Lane, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 6PZ. Time: 7pm to 11pm. This moot takes place on the 2nd Thursday of every month. For more details join the Facebook group:

Friday 12 December - Sunday 14 December; Yule Shopping Socials - browse gifts and enjoy a mince pie and a chat at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time 3pm onwards. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details:

Friday 12 December; Open Evening at The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 5pm-9pm. Cost: £20 Advance booking advised. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit

Friday 12 December; Temple of Hera Ritual from Atlantis. Venue: 9 St Andrews Drive, Stanmore, Middlesex, HA7 2LY. Time: 6pm-9pm. Those wanting to attend must reserve a place in advance via the London Pagan and Heathen Circle:

Friday 12 December; Group Healing Night 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:

Friday 12 December; Esoteric celebration of the season with London Dreamtime at The Atlantis Bookshop, Museum Street, London WC1. Time: 7.30pm. For more details contact the Atlantis Bookshop on 020 7405 2120 or visit the London Dreamtime website on:

Saturday 13 December; Yule: Custom, Lore, Magic. One-day workshop about the lore of Yule with Wiccan priestess Suzanne Corbie. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am-5.30pm. Ticket price £45, deposit of £25 in advance. Tel: 00207 419 8507 or email:

Saturday 13 December; Sacred Yule Fire Bellydance workshop with Laura Daligan, organised by Inspiral Mediums. Venue: Large Hall, Grays, Essex. Tickets: £30. For more information and to book tickets visit:

Saturday 13 December; Speak up, Speak out. Workshop with Sue Warner organised by Alternatives. Venue: Heythrop College, University of London, 23 Kensington Square, London, W8 5HN. Time: 10:30am - 5pm. Tickets: £75/£55. Details:

Saturday 13 December; Cunning Folk celebrates yuletide at Atlantis Bookshop with London Dreamtime. Venue: Atlantis Bookshop, 49A Museum St, London WC1A 1LY. Time: 7.30pm. Suggested Donation £5. Booking essential, contact For more details visit

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