Thursday 17 March 2016

Spring Equinox Pagan Events in London and Elsewhere

Here are events in London and other parts of the UK taking place over the Spring Equinox and the week ahead that could be of interest to pagans. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at

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. Call the shop on 020 7405 2120.

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.

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:

Thursday 17 March; Gallery Talk - Gifts for the Gods? Hoards from ancient Britain. Venue: Room 69a, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15pm. Free event. For more details visit:

Thursday 17 March; Star.Ships: A Prehistory of the Spirits.Talk and book signing by chaos magician Gordon White 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

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

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

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 or visit

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.

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

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:

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:

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:

Sunday 20 March; Meditation at Russell Brands Trew Era Cafe, 30 Whitmore Road, London N1 5QA. Starts 10.15am. Free event. Details:

Sunday 20 March; Gaia's Gathering Special Equinox Celebration  [NOTE: THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED]. Venue: 260-264 Kingsland Road, London E8 4DG. Time: noon to 10pm. Tickets £30.

Sunday 20 March; Wheel of the Year Festival - Spring Equinox Meditation at Chalice Well World Peace Garden, in Glastonbury. Gather at the Well Head at noon for meditation until 12.30pm, followed by a chance to chat on the lower lawn. Free admission to the gardens from 10am to noon. There will be Winter Solstice festivities from 2pm as well. You can find out more and book tickets here:

Sunday 20 March; Druidic Alban Eiler (Spring Equinox) Celebration on Primrose Hill with the Loose Association of Druids. Gather in the Hawthorne Grove at Primrose Hill, London, NW1 8YH, between 12.30pm and 12.45pm to prepare the site ready for a prompt 1pm start. Nearest tube: Chalk Farm. Bring a small contribution of food and drink to share. All are welcome.

Sunday 20 March; London Rokkatru London - meet and chat about Rokkatru, Lokean and Heathen topics. Venue: Cafe Bella Maria, 4 Lower Grosvenor Place, London SW1W 0EJ. Time: 1pm - 3pm. Details:

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; 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 20 March; Public Spring Equinox Ritual with the London Wicca Meet-up Group. Time: 3pm-6pm.. For details and to book a place visit:

Sunday 20 March; Portals and Pathways storytelling with London Dreamtime  and at a secret location in London. For more details, visit

Monday 21 March - 24 March; 1. Divination Tools and Techniques - Series of four workshops over four mornings. Introducing Divination and Psychic Skills (ESP practice) is on Monday 21 March from 9.30am to 11.30m; Tea Leaf reading and Crystal Gazing practice is on Tuesday, 22 March; Magickal Runes are on March 23 and 24 from 930am to 1130am. Venue: London venue TBA. Cost £60 for the course. Details:

Monday 21 March: Through the Chakras to the Global Heart. Talk by Anodea Judith. Venue: The Columbia Hotel, 95-99 Lancaster Gate, LondonW2 3NS. Doors open 6.30pm. Talk: 7pm - 9pm. Tickets £20/£15 online. For more details and to book tickets:

Monday 21 March: Group Healing Share with London Healing Share. Venue: Friends Meeting House, 52 St Martins Lane, London WC2N 4EA. Time: 7.15pm. Price: £8.

Tuesday 22 March; Things that Make You Go Weird. APRU talk by Dr Roger Newport. Venue: (Note: not the usual room) Room 1 in the Media Science Building, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW. Time: 6pm. Attendance is free and there is no need to book in advance. For further information, visit

Tuesday 22 March; Lunar Eclipse and Full Moon Ritual suitable for those with experience of Wicca, run by Mani Navasothy. London location. Time 7pm. Full details only given to those who sign up for the event. Details:

Wednesday 23 March; Free Lunchtime Meditation near Bond Street. Location shown only to members of the Light in London Meet-up group. Time: 1pm to 1.45. Free event. To join the group, visit:

Wednesday 23 March - 31 August; Akhenaten: Heretic, Visionary, Icon Exhibition at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL Malet Place, London WC1E 6BT. Lunchtime tours: 1.15pm-1.45pm. For more details, email or phone 020 7679 4138.

Wednesday 23 March; Monstrous or Misunderstood: Sirens. Film screening and talk at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL Malet Place, London WC1E 6BT. Time: 6pm. For more details, email For tickets, visit:

Wednesday 23 March; 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

Wednesday 23 March; Divine I AM: Transmission and Activation for the Full Moon with Vaz and the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Columbia Hotel (Viceroy Suite), 95 - 99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £20. Details and booking:

Thursday 24 March; PF-London Spring Equinox Open Ritual. Venue: Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn London. Time: 7.30pm for 8pm start. Ritual ends around 9pm followed by feasting until 10pm. Entrance: £6/£5 PF members. Please bring seasonal food and drinks to share at feast after ritual. For more details, visit

Saturday 26 March: The Canterbury Faerie Fayre with ceremony, entertainment and a market. Venue: Westgate Hall, Westgate Hall Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2BT. Starts: 10.30am. Tickets £2.50. Details:

Saturday 26 March: Past Life Regression Lecture with the Sensing Energy and Intuition Development Meet-up Group. Venue: Latvian House, 72 Queensborough Terrace, London, W2 3SH. Time: Noon. Cost: £15.

Saturday 26 March: COVEN: Spell Bound. An evening of witchy entertainment. Venue: Resistance Gallery, London E2 9RF. Time: 9pm. Details:

Sunday 27 March; The Kith of the Tree and the Well Heathen Moot. Upstairs at The Horseshoe Inn, Melior St, London SE1 3QP. Time: 2pm.

I do not organise any of these events myself and am not responsible for them. Although I try to be as accurate as possible, it is always worth checking the details with the organiser as schedules can change. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at

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