Thursday, 10 March 2016
Pagan Events over the Spring Equinox or Ostara
Here are events in London and a few in other parts of southern England that could be of interest to pagans up to and over the Spring Equinox. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now - Saturday 19 March; Tarot of the Sidhe art exhibition and private sale of original artwork. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London, WC1A 1LY. Time: 11am-6pm each day. There is also a private viewing on the evening of Friday 4 March by invitation, contact the shop for information about getting on the invite/guest list. Call the shop on 020 7405 2120.
Now - 29 July 2016; Scholar, courtier, magician: the lost library of John Dee. London exhibition. Venue: Royal College of Physicians, Regent's Park, London, NW1 4LE. Entry free. Opening times vary but normally only Monday-Friday until 5pm, visit the website for details: https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/events
Now - 12 September; Austin Osman Spare - A Major Retrospective. Venue: The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History, 11 Mare Street, London E84RP. Opens 1pm Saturday 6 Feb. http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/
Thursday 10 March; StoryWorks: A Handbook for Leaders, Writers and Speakers.Talk and book signing by Jane Bain 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/
Thursday 10 March; 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 10 March; Red Witchby Anna McKerrow launch party. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London, WC1A 1LY. Time: 7pm. Call the shop on 020 7405 2120 to be put on the guest list.
Thursday 10 March; Jung's Women. Lecture by Dr Vivianne Crowley. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm. Ticket price £8 in advance. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Thursday 10 March; Talk on Aleister Crowley 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: £3/£1.50 concessions. Time: 8pm. Meetings are normally the second Thursday of each month. http://www.selfs.org.uk/ To guarantee a seat, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 11 March; Note From Heaven. Talk and book signing by Githa Ben-David 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/
Saturday 12 March; Seriously Enchanted - ASSAP conference on Fairies. Venue: Holiday Inn Bristol City Centre - The Academy Holiday Inn. Bond Street. Bristol, Gloucestershire BS1 3LE. Time: 10am-6pm. Tickets £12-£20. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/seriously-enchanted-tickets-19700529815
Saturday 12 March; Heartsong Circle - Singing ceremony for healing the masculine and feminine with London Woodland Witches EcoMagicians and Outdoor Pagans. Meet outside the main entrance to Wimbledon train station, London, at noon. Cost: £11.11 per person. You must reserve a place in advance: http://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/events/229502867/
Saturday 12 March; Gallery Talk - Animal Symbolism in Ancient Mexico. Venue: Room 27, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15pm. Free event. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx
Saturday 12 March; Lore and Mystery of Spring Equinox. One-day workshop about the lore of Spring Equinox with Wiccan priestess Suzanne Corbie. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am-5.30pm. Ticket price £60, deposit of £35 in advance. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 13 March; 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 March: The Healing Therapies Bible.Talk and book signing by Claire Gillman 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/
Monday 14 March: My Spiritual Journey. Talk by Satish Kumar. Venue: Alternatives. Venue: St James's Church Piccadilly, 197 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9LL. Doors open 6.30pm. Talk: 7pm - 8.30pm. Tickets £12/£8 online. For more details and to book tickets: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Monday 14 March; Dance of the Heart-Law of Attraction workshop with Karen Skehel. Venue: Private Room at The Truscott Arms, Warwick Avenue, 55 Shirland Road, London W9 2JD. Time: 7pm. Tickets £10. Details and booking: http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality
Monday 14 March: Group Healing Share with London Healing Share. Venue: Friends Meeting House, 52 St Martins Lane, London WC2N 4EA. Time: 7.15pm. Price: £8. http://www.meetup.com/londonhealingshare/
Monday 14 March; Group Healing Share with London Healing Share. Venue: Friends Meeting House, 52 St Martins Lane, London WC2N 4EA. Time: 7.15pm.
Price: £8. http://www.meetup.com/londonhealingshare/
Tuesday 15 March; The social psychological consequences of consipiracy theories. Talk by Dr Dan Jolley. 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).
Tuesday 15 March; London Magicians Moot - History of Magick Part 2: Red Magick with the Djinn. Venue: Souk Media, 1a Short's Gardens, London, WC2H 9AT. Time: 6.30pm for 7pm start. For more details and to reserve a place visit: http://www.meetup.com/LondonMagicians/
Tuesday 15 March; Healing Energy Workshop: Connect to your Intuition with the Sensing Energy and Intuition Development Meet-up Group. Venue: St Stephen's Church Hall, 48 Emperor's Gate, London SW7 4HJ. Time: 7pm. Cost: £10.http://www.meetup.com/Sensing-Energy-and-Intuition-Development/
Wednesday 16 March; More Mead Moot promoted by Pagan FutureFests. Venue: Hope Pub, 48 West Street, Carhsalton SM5 2PR. Time: from 7.30pm. Meets on the third Wednesday of each month. https://www.facebook.com/Pagan-FutureFests-352385661439366/
Thursday 17 March; 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
Thursday 17 March; 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.
Thursday 17 March; Drum Circle to Shamanic Journey. Venue: Caer Corhrain, 1 Southleas farm cottages, Lower Road, Minster, Sheppey ME12 3SW. Time: 8pm. This takes place on the third Thursday each month. For more information visit http://www.touchtheearthuk.com/
Thursday 17 March; The Witches Gathering - Croydon CoA Moot: Social evening open to all Pagan Paths at 1 Matthews Yard off Surrey Street, Croydon. Event normally held on the third Thursday of the month at 8pm. For any questions email email@example.com or visit http://www.witchfest.net/
Friday 18 March; Art and Archetypes of the Superconscious. Lecture by Neil Hague at Rilko (Research Into Lost Knowledge). Public lecture. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35, Park Road, London, NW1 6XT. Time: 6.45pm, lecture starts 7.15pm. Entrance: £7/£5. http://www.rilko.net/EZ/rilko/rilko/home.php
Friday 18 March; Amanda Roberts Presents her Students. Demonstration of angel communication. 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/
Saturday 19 March; Spring Equinox Ritual with London Woodland Witches EcoMagicians and Outdoor Pagans and Hern's Tribe. Meet at 11.45am at the Richmond Gate of Richmond Park to walk to the ritual site at noon. Bring a picnic. For details and to reserve a place: http://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/
Saturday 19 March; Free and open Gorsed of Caer Abiri Spring Equinox ritual at Avebury stone circle in Wiltshire. Meet at the Red Lion pub from noon for druidic ceremony at 1.30pm. Offering of bread, mead, or Bardic performance always welcomed. Free event, just turn up. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/180874145615478/
Saturday 19 March; Spring Equinox Celebration with Ravi Ji, Michael Ormiston and Candida hosted by Urubu and Ecstatic Dance London. London venue, location shown only to members of the meet-up group. Time: 8.30pm - 10.30pm. Tickets £20. Details: http://www.meetup.com/london-ecstatic-dance/events/229257271/
Sunday 20 March; Gaia's Gathering Special Equinox Celebration to dance, chant, sing, share, move, flow, drum, eat, mediate, align, create and receive as a community in harmony with Gaia's Spirit. Venue: 260-264 Kingsland Road, London E8 4DG. Time: noon to 10pm. Tickets £30. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gaias-gathering-special-equinox-celebration-tickets-20609628955
Sunday 20 March; Anderida Gorsedd Spring Equinox open ritual at the Long Man of Wilmington, Sussex. Meet near the car park between 1.30pm and 2pm for a walk up to the chalk hill figure at 2pm. Afterwards back to the Giants Rest pub in Wilmington for a social drink together.
Sunday 20 March; Public Spring Equinox Ritural with the London Wicca Meet-up Group. Time: 3pm-6pm.. For details and to book a place visit: http://www.meetup.com/The-London-Wicca-Meetup-Group/
Sunday 20 March; Portals and Pathways storytelling with London Dreamtime and at a secret location in London. For more details, visit http://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Note: I do not organise any of these events so please check with the organisers about tickets and timings before turning up to anything listed on my blog. I try to keep my listings accurate, but do not always know of late changes, cancellations or ticket availability. If you know of an event you want listed, or notice a correction that needs to be made, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org