Friday, 11 September 2015
London Pagan Events Over the Autumn Equinox
Here are events in London and a few in other parts of England in the week running up to and over the Autumn Equinox that could be of interest to pagans.
Now to 1 October; The Faerie Land: Michael Drayton'sVision of Britain. Exhibition at the Royal Geographical Society, 1, Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR. Times: Monday to Friday, 10am-5pm. Cost: Free. Website: http://www.rgs.org/WhatsOn/Exhibitions/Exhibitions.htm
Friday 11-Sunday 13 October, Mind, Body, Spirit Wellbeing Festival. Venue: The NEC Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT. Tickets normally £12/£10/£8 per day, but discounted tickets at £4 for Friday 11 September are available online here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mind-body-spirit-wellbeing-festival-nec-2015-tickets-16612199536?discount=Groovy
Friday 11 September; The Science of Magic: Why does magic work? Insights into the illusions of the mind. Talk by Gustav Khun at Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub. Veue: The Star and Garter, 60 Old Woolwich Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NY. Time: 7.30pm. http://greenwich.skepticsinthepub.org/
Friday 11 September; A Map for Evolving Consciousness: The Seven Dark, Seven Light and Seven Rainbow Arrows. Lecture by Nicolya Christi, author of Contemporary Spirituality For An Evolving World: A Handbook for Conscious Evolution.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 11 September; Yoga and Gong - Vauxhall Yoga and Sound Meditation. Venue: Bonnington Centre, 11 Vauxhall Grove, London SW8 1TD. Time: 7pm. Entry: £15. http://www.meetup.com/Vauxhall-Gong-Bath/
11-13 September, Goldsmiths, University of London, hosting the 16th annual European Skeptics Congress – a gathering of people from all walks of life who promote rational thinking and enquiry, and engage in debate on pseudoscience, religion, and the paranormal. Tickets: £135 for entire event, £90 for Saturday and Sunday. Full details here: http://euroscepticscon.org/
Saturday 12 September; Spiritual Journey Through Sound at Caer Corhain Shamamic Development Centre of the Isle of Sheppey, 1 Southleas farm cottages, Lower Road, Minster, Sheppey ME12 3SW. Time: 7.30pm. Cost £10. For more details and information on how to book, call 07885682295 or 01795 874542, email email@example.com or visit;http://www.touchtheearthuk.com/
Saturday 12 September; Nourishing Herbal Infusions Workshop with Jacqui Apostolides, naturopathic herbalist with Urban Herbals. Venue: The Upminster Sanctuary. Time: 10am-1pm. Cost £25. Advance booking and payment essential. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.urbanherbals.co.uk/
Sunday 13 September; Meditation at Russell Brands Trew Era Cafe, 30 Whitmore Road, London N1 5QA. Starts 10.15am. Free event. Details: http://www.meetup.com/londonspiritualcommunity
Monday 14 September; Naked Voice - A Key for Life. Lecture by Chloe Goodchild. 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 14 September; Treadwell's Open Circle. Wiccan-style ceremony for those with some experience led by Lisa Grace and Ellie Hughes. Venue: Treadwell's, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £8, advance booking required. For further details: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Monday 14 September; 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/
Tuesday 15 September; Sound Meditation. Venue: Goose Green Clinic, 57 East Dulwich Road, London SE22 9AP. Time: 10.45am. Cost:£12/£10. More information and booking: http://www.meetup.com/Holistic-SoundBath-Meditation-Summoning-The-Sacred-Dulwich/
Tuesday 15 September; The Integration of Science, Spirituality, Nature and Social Communities. Lecture by Dr Sangeeta Sahi. 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/
Thursday 17 September; Alchemical Mythology lecture by Paul Cowlan. Venue: Treadwell's, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm. Tickets £8. Advance booking required. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Thursday 17 September; 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 17 September; Earth Healing Meditation with Sensing Energy and Intuition Development Meetup-group. Venue: Latvian House, 72 Queensborough Terrace, London, W2 3SH. Time: 7pm. Cost: £8. More details and bookings: http://www.meetup.com/Sensing-Energy-and-Intuition-Development/
Thursday 17 September; 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 18 September; Living with the Morrigan. Interview with a Priestess: Morpheus Ravenna, author of The Book of The Great Queen.Venue: Treadwell's, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm. Tickets £8. Advance booking required. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Friday 18 September; The Wheel Of The Year - Wiccan-style Autumn Equinox ritual with South London Wicca Meetup. Venue: Private house in Tooting Bec, London. Time: 7.30pm. To find out more or to reserve a place, visit: http://www.meetup.com/South-London-Wicca-Meetup/events/225205759/
Saturday 19 September; Autumn Equinox: Lore and Magic workshop with Suzanne Corbie. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 10.45am arrival for 11am start. Finishes 5.30pm. Tickets £55 (£30 deposit, balance on the day). Call 0207 419 8507. For further details: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday 19 September; Beginners' Henna Workshop. Venue: with Cobwebs at Cauldrons, Unit 137, Romford Shopping Hall, 43 Market Place, Romford RM1 3AB. Price: £25 per person, deposit required to secure a place. Time: 11am to 3pm. Visit http://www.cobwebsandcauldrons.co.uk/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 19 September; Druid Autumn Equinox (Alban Elfed) Ritual in Greenwich, arranged via the London Pagan and Heathen Circle. Meet in front of The Greenwich Picture House, 180 Greenwich High Road, London SE10 8NN at 5.30pm. At 6pm the group will walk to Maidenstone Hill to perform the ritual. Bring food and drink to share. For details and to reserve a place visit: http://www.meetup.com/London-Pagan-Circle/
Saturday 19 September; Autumn Equinox Open Ritual with the Cauldron of Cerridwen at Avebury stone circle, in Wiltshire. Time: noon. Free event. For more details, visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/1493633394284077/
Saturday 19 September; Healing with the Wheel of the Year and the Gifts of Mabon with Tiffany Lazic, author of The Great Work: Self-Knowledge and Healing Through the Wheel of the Year.Venue: Atlantis Bookshop,49a Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY. Time: 1.30pm-5pm. Cost: £25. If you wish to attend contact Bali at The Atlantis Bookshop either by calling 020 7405 2120.
Sunday 20 September; 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 20 September; Learn to Make Your Own Runes with Chris Leverett. Venue in Purfleet, Essex. Time: 10.30am -5.30pm. Cost: £50. Details and booking: http://www.inspiralmediums.com/ourshop/prod_3993527-Magical-Mirrors-and-Mystic-Runes-a-crafting-day-with-Chris-Leverett.html
Sunday 20 September; Healing Energy Workshop with the Sensing Energy and Intuition Development Meetup Group. Venue: Latvian House, 72 Queensborough Terrace, London, W2 3SH. Time: 4pm. Cost: £10. http://www.meetup.com/Sensing-Energy-and-Intuition-Development/
Sunday 20 September; 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.
Sunday 27 September; Alban Elued / Autumn Equinox on Primrose Hill with the Loose Association of Druids. Open ritual hosted by Jeremy Morgan, the Druid of Wormwood Scrubbs. Venue: The Hawthorne Grove, Primrose Hill, Regents Park, London NW1. Starts at 12.45pm, ends at around 2.30pm. Nearest tube: Chalk Farm.
I try to ensure my listing is accurate, but I do not organise any of these events. Please check the details with the organiser before attending to avoid disappointment. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at email@example.com.