Friday, 6 November 2015
This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London
Here are details of some of the events in London over the coming week that could be of interest to pagans.
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Friday 6 November; Gallery talk: Shiva and Parvati in Orissa. Venue: Room 33, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15pm-2pm. Free event, just drop in. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx
Friday 6 November; Dark Fairytales, Storytelling with London Dreamtime and Bernadette Russell in a crypt in London. Location details given to those who sign up. Tickets £3, booking essential, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more details, visit http://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Saturday 7 November; One-day conference on sleep, co-organised by the APRU and Centre for Inquiry UK. Venue: LG02 - Professor Stuart Hall Building, Goldsmiths University, London, SE14 6NW. Starts 9.30am. Tickets £10/£5. Full details:
Saturday 7 November; Origins Conference. Ancient Mysteries talks by Graham Hancock, Clive Prince, Lynn Picknett, Dr Danny Hilman Natawidjaja, Andrew Collins, Jim Vieira, and Hugh Newman. Venue: Queen Mary University of London, 327 Mile End Road, London E1 4NS. Time: 10am - 9pm. Early bird ticket £48, thereafter £52 per ticket). Optional Sunday Walkabout of London's East End £14. Early bird combined Saturday and Sunday ticket £62. More details and bookings: www.andrewcollins.com
Saturday 7 November; Seven Tines Conference - Exploring Male Spirituality and the Masculine Divine. Talks from Pete Jennings, David Knight and more. Organised by The Pagan Federation London. Venue: Treadwell's Books, 33 Store Street, London, WC1E 7BS. Time: noon-5pm. For details and tickets visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/seven-tines-conference-exploring-male-spirituality-tickets-18439969445 or email email@example.com
Saturday 7 November; Gallery talk: Fertility gods and goddesses of in ancient Mexico. Venue: Room 27, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15pm-2pm. Free event, just drop in. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/
Saturday 7 November; Lunchtime Social at Dou-Dou, Oriental Buffet in Camden with London Spirituality Meet-up Group. Venue: Dou Dou Restaurant, 6 Kentish Town Road, London NW1 9NX. Time: 1.30pm. Details: http://www.meetup.com/londonspiritualcommunity
Saturday 7 November; 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.
Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 November; Workshop on the Mysteries of Orpheus with Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki. Venue: the Islington Ecology Centre, London N5 1PH. Tickets: £140, deposit £70. To book a place, contact Maria-Teresa Harmer at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07963428992.
Sunday 8 November; 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 8 November; Witchcraft workshop. Venue: with Cobwebs at Cauldrons, Unit 137, Romford Shopping Hall, 43 Market Place, Romford RM1 3AB. For times and other details Visit http://www.cobwebsandcauldrons.co.uk/ or email email@example.com
Sunday 8 November; Myths for the Gaia Foundation at Burgh House family storytelling with London Dreamtime. Venue: Burgh House Hampstead. Time: 1pm. For more details, visit http://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Sunday 8 November; Kith Remembrance Day Blot - an annual blot and sumble to honour the Einherjar and ancestors. Venue: Norse Road Cemetery, 104 Norse Rd, Bedford, MK41 0RL. Time: 3pm at the car park. Details and booking: https://www.facebook.com/events/429886517216917/
Monday 9 November; 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 9 November; The Road Less Travelled. Talk and concert by Lucinda Drayton. Venue: Alternatives. Venue: St James's Church Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL. Doors open 6pm. Talk: 7pm - 8.30pm. Tickets £15/£10 online. For more details and to book tickets: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Monday 9 November; Workshop: Gratitude - A Mindfulness Tool for Transforming your Life with Nikki and the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Latvian House, 72 Queensborough Terrace, London, W2 3SH. Time: 7pm. Price: £10. For more details and to book places visit http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/
Monday, 9 November; Group Healing Share with London Energy Share. Venue: Friends Meeting House, 52 St Martins Lane London WC2N 4EA. Time: 7.15pm. Price: £10 per person. http://www.meetup.com/londonenergyshare/
Tuesday 10 November; 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 10 November; Charles Williams: Magician, Inkling. Lecture by Grevel Lindop at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £8. Advance booking required. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Tuesday 10 November; Nova Stellar Meet Up presents the magickal life of Emily Carding. Wicca Meet-Up Group for genuine seekers to the Craft. Venue is normally a pub in London, but the location for this event will only be shown to members of the meet-up group. Door open 7pm, talk starts 8.30pm. You must reserve a place in advance by emailing email@example.com or via the FB page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1096331560377132/
Tuesday 10 November; What's wrong with hypnosis? Lecture by Michael Heap. Venue: LG01, Professor Stuart Hall Building, Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW. Time: 6.10pm. Attendance is free and there is no need to book in advance. For further information, visit http://www.goldsmiths.ac.uk/apru/speakers or contact Duncan Colvin (email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Wednesday 11 November; Introductory meeting of the Order of the Eye in the Triangle (OET) organised through the London Magicians Forum. Discussion and a social for members and potential members to meet. Venue: Souk Medina, 1a Short's Gardens London WC2H 9AT. Time: 6.30pm. Details and to reserve a place: http://www.meetup.com/LondonMagicians/
Wednesday 11 November; A Ceremony of Lights - Diwali in Wimbledon Woods with Mani of London Woodland Wiccans Meet-up group. Location: Wimbledon Common, south London. Meet at Bus stop `S' on Parkside Avenue by Wimbledon Common at 5.30pm for a 10-minute walk to the ritual site. Ritual ends 9pm. Wear sensible clothing and bring food and drink to share. More details and to reserve a place: http://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/
Wednesday 11 November; The Zombie of Suburbia.Book signing and talk by Will Jackson at Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6pm. Free event. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit the website http://www.watkinsbooks.com/
Wednesday 11 November; The Obsidian Mirror - An Encounter with the Unconcious. Talk by Sergio Magana. 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 12 November; Curator's introduction to Celts: art and identity. Venue: BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.30pm. Free event but advance booking essential. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx
Wednesday 11 November; South East Essex Red Tent. Women only event. Venue: Fairkytes Art Centre, 51 Billet Lane, Hornchurch, Essex. Time: 8pm. Suggested donation to cover costs is £5. Details:https://www.facebook.com/events/435723906625155/
Thursday 12 November; Angels are Real. Lecture by Kyle Gray. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Rd, London NW1 6XT. Time: 7pm - 9pm. Tickets £20/£15 online. For more details and to book tickets: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
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Thursday 12 November; 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: https://www.facebook.com/groups/EnfieldTownCircle/
Thursday 12 November; Dance of the Heart with Karen Skehel. Venue: Latvian House, 72 Queensborough Terrace, London, W2 3SH Time: 7pm. Tickets £10. Details and booking: http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality
Thursday 12 November; 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: £5 on the door. For more details, visit http://thedruidorder.org/druidorder/Meetings.html
Friday 13 November; Margaret Murray: Witchcraft theory and the ‘lunatic’ fringe? Venue: The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, Malet Place, London WC1E 6BT. Time: 6pm. Free event but registration essential: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/margaret-murray-witchcraft-theory-and-the-lunatic-fringe-tickets-17149796503
Friday 13 November; Myth in Life, When the Dragon Wins. Storytelling workshop for adults with writer Francesco Dimitri, running alongside Out of the Fire Exhibition. A photographic installation by Sara Hannant. Venue: Oxford House Gallery, Derbyshire St, London E2. Time: 6pm. Tickets £9. More details and booking: http://www.oxfordhouse.org.uk/
Friday 13 November; Yoga and Sound Immersion. Venue: Bonnington Centre, 11 Vauxhall Grove, London SW8 1TD. Time: 7pm. Entry: £15/£17. http://www.meetup.com/Vauxhall-Gong-Bath/
Friday 13 November; Unlucky Again - storytelling with London Dreamtime. Venue: Secret Location Near Peckham. Time: 9pm. Tickets £3, prebooking essential email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more details, visit http://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Saturday 14 November; Witchfest International 2015. Large pagan and witchcraft conference and evening entertainment with live music run by Children of Artemis. Stalls, talks, workshops, music, food, bar and more. Venue: Fairfield Halls, Croydon, South London. Earlybird online tickets £17 for CoA members/£22 non-members. Tickets also available on the door for £24, visit http://www.witchfest.net/
Saturday 14 November; Here be Dragons - Communicating with your Dragon. Workshop with Judy Hall. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 10am-5pm. Cost: £85/£65 Advance booking advised. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Sunday 15 November; 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 15 November; Pagan Family Book Event, including author Zaro Weil signing copies of her new book, Journey Back to the Great Before.Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: noon to 2pm. Free, just drop in. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 15 November; 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 15 November; Wendy Rule Concert. Venue: Treadwell's, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm - 10pm. £10 tickets. Call 0207 419 8507. For further details: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
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.