Here are a list of events over the next week or so that could interest pagans. Most are in or near London, but a few are further afield.
Now to Sunday 6 September; Power of Poison exhibition. Venue: Old Truman Brewery, Loading Bay, Ely’s Yard, 15 Hanbury Street, London E1 6QR. Tickets: adult: £9, child: £5. Open every day from 10am to 6pm/7pm/8pm. Details: http://powerofpoison.co.uk/the-exhibition/
http://www.bost.org.uk/ Also visit: http://www.crossbones.org.uk/
Thursday 20 August; Croydon CoA Gathering: Social evening open to all Pagan Paths at 1 Mathews Yard off Surrey Street, Croydon. Event held on the third Thursday of the month at 8pm. For any questions email email@example.com or visit http://www.witchfest.net/
Thursday 20 August; 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.
21 to 24 August; Earth Spirit Festival. Venue: Gavstone Hall, Nuthurst, Horsham RH13 6RF. Tickets from £45. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/340501962776345/ or http://www.skiddle.com/festivals/earth-spirit-gathering/
Saturday 22 August; The Way of the Shaman – Chris Waters and Inca Shamans of the Q’ero Tradition. One-day workshop. Venue: Heythrop College, University of London, 23 Kensington Square, London, W8 5HN. Time: 10.30am - 5pm. Tickets £65/£50 online. For more details and to book tickets: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Saturday 22 August; Craft of the Wise - first of four classes running in Brixton, south London, offering an introduction to the theory and practice of working as part of the Great Goddess/Green God religion or Witch Craft. Classes run from 4pm to 8pm. Teaching is free with £3 per session asked for expenses. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/926879034020727/ for details.
Saturday 22 August; Launch Party for The Play Goes On: The Rituals of the Rainbow Bridge by Zachary Cox, Jean M. Williams and friends. Hosted by Starfire Publishing. Venue: Treadwell's, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm start. Free event but preregistration essential email email@example.com to RSVP. For further details: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 23 August; Meditation at Russell Brands Trew Era Cafe, 30 Whitmore Road, London N1 5QA. Starts 10.15am. Free event. Details: http://www.meetup.com/londonspiritualcommunity
Sunday 23 August; 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 23 August; Crossbones Vigil to honour The Goose and the outcast dead of Cross Bones Graveyard. 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/
Sunday 23 August; Full Moon Fulfillment Ritual with Global Wicca Earth Healing Temple London. Location: St James Street Park, Walthamstow, London E17 8AX. Meet at park gate or call call 07404899067. Starts at 5.30pm. Free event but donations welcome. To reserve a place and for more information, visit http://www.meetup.com/Global-Wicca-Earth-Healing-Temple-London/
Monday 24 August; Tarot Meditation: The Hanged Man, 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: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Monday 24 August; London Energy Share meet-up. Venue: Friends Meeting House, 52 St Martins Lane London WC2N 4EA. Cost: £10. Time: 7.15pm. To reserve a place: http://www.meetup.com/londonenergyshare/
Monday 24 August; Divine Goddess Attunement with Mother Mary and Kuan Yin with Lidija of the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Latvian House, 72 Queensborough Terrace, London, W2 3SH. Time: 7pm. Price: £33 per person. http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/
Monday 24 August; A Shamanic Journey Night into the teachings of the Medicine Wheel with Live Music and druming. Deep Earth Teaching from Leticia and Quinto. Venue: Passing Clouds, 1 Richmond Road, London E8 4AA. Time: 7pm-10pm. Tickets: £7/£10/£13. Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-shamanic-journey-night-into-the-teachings-of-the-medicine-wheel-with-live-music-and-druming-deep-tickets-17989767880
Tuesday 25 August; Children of Artemis Central London Monthly Moot Meeting. Venue: Counting House, 50 Cornhill, London. Time: 6pm. Gathering meeting up on the last Tuesday of the month, venue permitting. https://www.facebook.com/pages/CoA-Central-London-Gathering/505714086232636?
Tuesday 25 August; 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 25 August; 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 26 August; Free Outdoor Event - Guided Meditation and Picnic Social with Anna and the London Spirituality Meetup Group in Regents Park. Meet at Regents Park tube at 6.40pm to walk to St Johns Lodge. Free event but bring water and a picnic and something to sit on. Details: http://www.meetup.com/londonspiritualcommunity
Thursday 27 August; Robert Anton Wilson. Lecture by Ian 'Cat' Vincent. Venue: Treadwell's, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm. Tickets £7. Advance booking required. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Thursday 27 August; The Buddha Pill: Can Meditation Actually Change You?Book signing and talk by M. Farias and C. Wilkholm 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/
Friday 28 August; Group Healing Night with Crystal Bowl Bath with Vaz, arranged through the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Columbia Hotel, 95 - 99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS. Start: 7.30pm. Cost: £15. For more details and to book places visit http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/
Saturday 29 August - Sunday 30 August; Hendon Heathens Summer Thyng - Meeting up for Heathen talks and workshops and good company. Venue: Moat Mount Outdoor Centre, Barnet Way, Mill Hill, London NW7 5AL. Starts at noon. Prices: £5 Saturday, £10 Sunday, £5 camping. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/927414000649726/
Saturday 29 August; Wicca Training Circle and Full Moon Ritual - run by Wiccan High Priest Mani Navasothy. Part of a monthly training group organised through the London Woodland Witches Wiccans Eco-Magicians Outdoor Pagans. Location is on Wimbledon Common, Parkside, London SW19. Time: 3pm-6pm. To find out the exact meeting location and to reserve a place, visit http://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/
http://www.cobwebsandcauldrons.co.uk/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 30 August; Psychometry workshop with Cobwebs at Cauldrons, Unit 137, Romford Shopping Hall, 43 Market Place, Romford RM1 3AB. Price: £20. Time: 11am - 2pm. Visit http://www.cobwebsandcauldrons.co.uk/
Sunday 30 August; Occult London: Guided Walk with Delianne Forget organised through Treadwell's bookshop. Meet 2pm at a central London tube station - details given after you book. Price: £10. Call 020 7419 8507. For further details: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/