Thursday, 2 April 2015

This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London

Here are some of the events in London and other parts of the UK over the next week that could be of interest to pagans:

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:

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 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:

Friday, 3 April; Woodland Wicca Full Moon Ritual on Wimbledon Common organised by Mani, author of Eclipse Magic Workbook.There is a full moon and lunar eclipse on the Saturday, but this ritual will make the most of the pre-eclipse energy. Meet at Wimbledon Station ticket hall at 5.15pm. The group will take a bus to the woodland ritual site. The ritual will run until 9pm. Wear appropriate clothes and footwear; bring food and drink to share afterwards. For full details and to reserve a place, visit:

Saturday 4 March; 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.

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

Monday 6 April; Focused Transformative Energy Healing with Aang and Vaz of the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Latvian House, 72 Queensborough Terrace, London, W2 3SH. Time: 7pm. Cost: £33. Details:

Tuesday 7 April; Tea-leaf reading workshop with Cobwebs at Cauldrons at Romford Shopping Hall. Time: Contact Cobwebs and Caudrons for details. Cost £20. Email:

Tuesday 7 April; Cobwebs and Cauldrons Moot. Sarah Arkle will be speaking on Imbolc and Brigid. Venue: White Horse Pub, Chadwell Heath, Essex. Moot takes place on the first Tuesday of every month. 7.30pm start.

Tuesday 7 April; Austin Osman Spare. Lecture by Phil Baker at the The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History, 11 Mare St, London, E8 4RP. Time: 6pm - 8pm. Tickets £10/£5 concessions. More details and to book tickets:

Tuesday 7 April; Drumming Circle run by Shamanic Spirit at a venue in New Addington, Croydon, South London. Every second Tuesday starting 7.30pm. Cost £10. For more details and to book places call 07952 041477. For more information, visit

Wednesday 8 April; London: Legend Magic and Myth. Storytelling at Penge Library, London SE20. Time: 11am-noon. Price: Free but places must be reserved by ticket. Visit visit or

Wednesday 8 April; Interpreting the Unusual. Lecture by Paulo Viscardi at Seriously Strange London, a bi-monthly evening event in London examining the strange, weird and paranormal. Venue: Function Room, Star of Kings pub, Kings Cross, London. Time: 7pm-9pm. Cost: Free to members of ASSAP, £5 to non-members.

Wednesday 8 April; Debunking Robin Hood - A Talk on the Outlaw Hero by Professor Ronald Hutton, presented by the Crick Crack Club's More Insights into Myth, Metaphor and Meaning. Venue: Swedenborg House, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH. Time: 7pm (until about 9pm). Cost: £8 (plus booking fee) includes a glass of wine and nibbles. Event link: Ticket link:

Thursday, 9 April; Fortnightly Druid Order Open Introductory Evening. A chance to learn more about at The Druid Order (A.D.U.B.) at an evening with talks and a meditation. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Price: £8 on the door. For more details, call Druid Order on 020 8659 4879.

Thursday, 9 April; Vanquishing Ghosts and Demons.Talk and book signing by Sandrea Mosses 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

Thursday, 9 April; Shakespeare's Globe - life in Shakespeare's London. Talk at 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, 9 April; Evening with Marianne Williamson. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square England WC1R 4RL. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Tickets £20/£15 online. For more details and to book tickets:

Thursday, 9 April; 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, 10 April; Storytelling by Candelight - An evening of medieval storytelling by candlelight in the beautiful setting of St Etheldreda's church crypt, with wine provided. Stories come from the Old Norse, Anglo-Saxon, and Norman worlds. EMICS (Simon Thomson). Venue: Saint Etheldreda's Roman Catholic Churc, Ely Place , Holborn London EC1N 6RY. Time: from 7:30pm to 10pm. Tickets £15.

Thursday, 9 April; Frieda Harris, Artist Magician. Talk about the artist of the Crowley Thoth Tarot Deck.Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm - 9pm. Tickets £7. Advance booking required. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details:

Friday, 10 April - Saturday, 11 April; Conference: The Call of the Pyramids of Bosnia - The Mysteries of the Visoko Valley and the Bosnian Pyramids. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Road, London NW1 6XT. From 7pm Friday to 9.30pm Saturday. Cost: £48 - advance tickets must be booked here:

Saturday 11 April; Aztec gods and their symbols. Gallery talk: Room 27, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15PMpm-2pm. Free event. For more details visit:

Sunday, 12 April; Ley Line Ritual at Primrose Hill. Meet at Chalk Farm Tube Station, Adelaide Road, London NW3 2BN at 11.30am. Bring dowsing rods and a picnic for afterwards. For details:

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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