Friday, 27 March 2015

This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London

Here are some of the events that could interest pagans in the week running up to Easter. Most are in London, a few are in other parts of England.

Now - 25 May; Goya: The Witches and Old Women Album. Art Exhibition at The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN. Open 10am-6pm daily. Entry: £7.50. Details:

Now - 31 May; Surreal England - Leonora Carrington, Pailthorpe and Mednikoff, Robin Ironside and Austin Osman Spare. Exhibition at The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History, 11 Mare St, London, E8 4RP. Museum open Wednesday - Sunday 11am - 10pm. Tickets £3. More details:

Friday 27 March; New stories from Sutton Hoo. Venue: BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 6.30pm-7.30pm. Tickets £5, advance booking recommended. For more details visit:

Friday 27 March; Dark River - London Dreamtime storytelling at a secret location near Bermondsey Tube. Time: 6.45pm. £3. Adults only, advance booking essential, email For more details visit

Friday 27 March; Forgiveness - The Greatest Gift to Myself. Talk by Pierre Pradevande at 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 27 March; Creating True Lies. Talk by Dr. Robert A. Gilbert at Rilko (Research Into Lost Knowledge). Venue: 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Doors open 6.45pm, lectures starts 7.15pm. Entrance: £8/£6.

Saturday 28 March; Exploring the Deer Mother - Elen of the Ways Workshop with Caroline Wise, author of Finding Elen. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Tickets £45 (£25 deposit, balance due on the day). Time: 10.45am to 5.30pm. Booking essential and limited places. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email:

Saturday 28 March; Crossbones Garden Open Day with performances. Enter by Union Street gate, London SE1 1TA. Nearest tubes Borough or London Bridge. Time: 1pm to 4pm. The event is free, but donations are welcome. For more info contact:

Saturday 28 March; Unveiling of a blue plaque to Charles Hoy Fort (1874-1932), founder of Forteanism, the study of anomalous phenomena. Outside 39 Marchmont Street, WC1N 1AB. Time: 2pm.

Saturday 28 March; Earth Hour 2015 - Eco Ceremony and Candle-lit Social in London with London Woodland Witches Wiccans Eco-Magicians and Outdoor Pagans. Meet by the Inn The Park, St James Park, London, SW1A 2BJ. Time: 7.30pm- 10.30pm. Bring food and drink to share. For full details and to reserve a place, visit:

Saturday 28 March; Earth Hour - turn off the electric lights and gadgets for an hour from 8.30pm-9.30pm wherever you are in the world. For more details visit:

Saturday 28 - Sunday 29 March; Leaping Hare convention 2015. Talks and workshops by Karen Cater, Wassailing; Joanna van der Hoeven, Nemetona, Goddess of the Grove, Nimue Brown, Spirits of Place. Also storytelling, drumming and ritual. More details:

Sunday 29 March; Cross Bones Guided Walk with John Constable. Meet at Tabard Street, London SE1 1JA, in the pedestrian area between St George The Martyr church and Crossbones Gardens at 1.45pm for 2pm start (note, British Summer Time). Nearest tube: Borough. Tickets: £9/£8 concessions. Advance booking or pay on the day at 1.45pm.

Sunday 29 March; The Kith of Yggdrasil Pub Moot- Fiona Mackenzie will be talking on Seidr, the first Seeress, and the Oseberg Gythia. Venue: The Horseshoe Inn, 26 Melior Street, London SE1 3QP. Time: 2pm-5pm. For more details email Phil at

Sunday 29 March; Creating Personal Mythology. Lecture by Ken Rees. Venue: Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Starts at 2pm. Tickets: £15, £10 concessions, £7 TS members.

Sunday 29 March; The Wisdom Teaching of the Upanishads. Talk by Bhupendra Vora. Venue: Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Starts at 6pm. Tickets: £7, £5 concessions, £4 TS members

Monday 30 March; Tarot Meditation: Justice, with Marysia Kolodziej. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £10. Advance booking required. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details:

Tuesday 31 March; Sound Meditation. Venue: Goose Green Clinic, 57 East Dulwich Road, London SE22 9AP. Time: 10.45am. Cost: £10. More information and booking:

Tuesday 31 March; Chertsey Moot. A social moot held on the last Tuesday of the month at the Golden Grove pub, Ruxbury Road, St Annes Hill, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 9EN. All welcome. From 8pm to 11pm. For more details, email:

Tuesday 31 March; Wicca: Another little social evening hosted by Wiccan High Priestess Caroline Westbury.. South London Wicca Meetup meeting at Imperial Durbar, 14 Trinity Road, Tooting Bec, SW17 7RE. Start time 7pm. Free but you must reserve a place in advance. Details at:

Wednesday, 1 April; The Witches' Inn. Pagan moot at The Feathers Hotel, 42 High St, Merstham, Redhill, Surrey RH1 3EA. Starts at 8pm. Moots are on the first Wednesday of each month.

Thursday 2 April; Change Your Mind, Heal Your Body.Talk and book signing by Anna Parkinson 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, 3 April; Sacred Walks and The Kingston Zodiac Adventure - walking Aries in the The Kingston Zodiac. Meet in the car park of Hounslow Heath, Off the Staines Road, Hounslow TW4 5ABL at noon. Walk takes about 2 hours. Cost £10/£5, advance booking required:

Sunday 5 April; Mythic and Legendary London Guided Walk with Caroline Wise. Meet at a location near the Strand. Time: 1pm-4.30pm. Wear suitable shoes and raincoat/umbrella. Cost: £15. To reserve a place and get details of the meeting point, email

The information above is correct to the best of my knowledge, but I do not organise any of these events and am not responsible for them. If you spot anything that needs changing or know of any other pagan events that you would like to see listed, please email

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