Friday, 15 May 2015
This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London
Here are events in London and a few in other parts of the UK that could be of interest to pagans.
Now to Saturday 16 May, The Singing Hypnotist comedy show by Christopher Green with clinical hypnotherapy, stage hypnosis and original music. Suitable for ages 16+. Venue: The Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford, SE8 4AG. Tickets £15, £12 Concs or £8 with offer code 'SHOWBIZ'. Tel
Box Office 020 8692 4446. Details at thealbany.org.uk
Now to 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: www.courtauld.ac.uk
Friday 15 May, African Folklore and the Tales of Anansi, part of British Academy Literature Week 2015. London venue. Time 1-1.30pm. Free event but reservation essential. For further details, visit: http://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2015/Literature_Week_2015.cfm
Friday 15 May; The Soul of Humanity Evolves through World Crisis. Talk by William Meader. 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/
Friday 15 May; Storytelling by Candlelight with London Dreamtime. Venue: The Old Chapel St Mary’s Lane Upminster Essex RM14 2QR. Time: 7.30pm. Free, but advance booking essential. For more details, email email@example.com or visit http://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Saturday 16 May; Intermediate Tarot Workshop with Sue Merlyn Farebrother. Venue: Treadwell's, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 10.45am to 5.30pm. Tickets £55. Advance booking and deposit required. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Minimum Labyrinth. Venue: Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington High Street, London N16 0LH. Time: 10am-5pm. For full details, visit: http://www.abneypark.org/news/79/17/Abney-Park-175th-anniversary/d,events
Saturday 16 May - 17 May; Introduction to the Role of a Soul Care Doula. Two-day workshop by Shelley Lamprell-Jones with Cobwebs at Cauldrons at Unit 137, Romford Shopping Hall, 43 Market Place, Romford RM1 3AB. Price: £120 per person (for 2 days), deposit: £30 required to secure a place. Contact Shelley: email@example.com or visit http://solaceofsouls.co.uk/soul-mentor-education/ or http://www.cobwebsandcauldrons.co.uk/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 17 May; Orisha Workshop with Elliott Rivera. Venue: Treadwell's, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 10.45pm to 5.30pm. Tickets £55. Advance booking and deposit required. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 17 May; Wiccan Apprentice Circle 2015 run by Wiccan High Priest Mani Navasothy. New monthly training group organised through the London Woodland Witches Wiccans EcoMagicians Outdoor Pagans. Location is given only to members who sign up. To find out more and to reserve a place, visit: http://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/
Sunday 17 May; Come A Maying - family event full of folk and festivities with live folk music, dance, meditation and storytelling by the Green Man. Venue: Forty Hill, Enfield EN2 9HA. Free to enter, but workshops cost £3.50. Time: noon–5pm. For more details, call 020 8363 8196 or visit: http://www.fortyhallestate.co.uk/
Sunday 17 May; New Moon Spell for Abundance, Growth and Prosperity with Global Wicca Earth Healing Temple London. Meet at Springfield Park Cafe, Springfield (off Upper Clapton Road), Clapton, E5 9EF at 3pm. Bring a mat to sit on. To reserve a place and for more information, visit http://www.meetup.com/Global-Wicca-Earth-Healing-Temple-London/
Sunday 17 May; 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.
Monday 18 May; Gerald Gardner, Cecil Williamson and the Museum of Witchcraft. Lecture by Simon Costin at the The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History, 11 Mare St, London, E8 4RP. Time: 6.30pm - 8pm. Tickets £10/£5 concessions. More details and to book tickets: http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/
Monday 18 May; 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 http://shamanicspirit.co.uk/
Monday 18 May; Make Your Mind Matter. Talk by Dr Joe Dispenza, author of You Are the Placebo.Venue: Alternatives. Venue: St James's Church Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Tickets £12/£8 online. For more details and to book tickets: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Monday 18 May; Qi Gong: Power-Start Your Week with Lidija of the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Latvian House, 72 Queensborough Terrace, London, W2 3SH. Time: 7pm. Cost: £10. Details: http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/
Tuesday 19 May; Meditation and Yoga. Free weekly meetings hosted by Ruth, Katka and Galya. Venue: Phoenix Community Centre, 66 Westow Street, Crystal Palace, SE19 3AF. This takes place on Tuesday mornings from 11am - 12pm. Free event, just turn up. http://www.meetup.com/Free-Meditation-Yoga-South-London/
Tuesday 19 May; Sound Meditation. Venue: Goose Green Clinic, 57 East Dulwich Road, London SE22 9AP. Time: 6pm. Cost:£12/ £10. More information and booking: http://www.meetup.com/Holistic-SoundBath-Meditation-Summoning-The-Sacred-Dulwich/
Tuesday 19 May; 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 http://shamanicspirit.co.uk/
Tuesday 19 May; The Origins and pre-Roman History of London. Talk by Philip Martyn at Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Road, London NW1 6XT. Doors open at 7pm, event from 7.30pm - 9pm. Entry: £3.50 (£1 concessions, students and under 25s). http://www.rsh.anth.org.uk/
Tuesday 19 May; The Healing Voice and Healing the Family and Ancestors. Talk by Jill Purce. 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/
Tuesday 19 May; The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day. Lecture by Professor David J. Hand, author of The Improbability Principle.Hosted by London Fortean Society. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets £5. Booking and information: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-improbability-principle-why-coincidences-miracles-and-rare-events-happen-every-day-tickets-16393717049
Wednesday, 20 May; Lesser Banishing Ritual of the Pentagram. Workshop with Marysia Kolodziej. Venue: Treadwell's, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm - 9pm. Tickets £15. Advance booking required. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Thursday, 21 May; 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: Treadwell's, 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, 21 May; The Circle of Ankerwycke moot on the third Thursday in each month. Venue: Function room at the back of the Two Rivers Pub, 43 Church Street, Staines-upon-Thames, TW18 4EN. Time: 8pm.
Friday 22 May; Hawaiian Kapa: sacred cloth and potent patterns. Gallery talk at the British Museum (room 91), Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15pm-2pm. Free event just turn up. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx
Saturday 23 May; Kitchen Witch Open Ritual - Prosperity; Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Gravel Hill, Horndean PO8 0QE. Ritual start at 2pm, arrive 15 minutes before start time. Full details: https://www.facebook.com/events/700912503352929/
Sunday 24 May; Introduction to Wicca and Witchcraft. One-day workshop by Shamanic Spirit, in Croydon. Tickets: £40. Time: 2pm till 7pm. You can find out more and book for the course here: http://shamanicspirit.co.uk/earth-workshops/introduction-to-wicca-witchcraft/
Sunday 24 May; South Essex Presents the 7th Annual Beltane Pagan Picnic with live entertainment and witchy market organised by Wild Warrior Events. Vemue: Hadleigh Country Park, Wickford, Essex. Starts at noon. Entry £2 adults, children free. Details at http://wildwarriorevents.webs.com/
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