Wednesday, 11 May 2016
This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London
Here are events in London and a few in other parts of the UK over the next week or so that could be of interest to pagans. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at email@example.com.
Now to 3 June; Hay House Online Summit - free online health and wellness event with online talks and workshops over 4 weeks (started 7 May). Sign up here: https://www.hayhouseworldsummit.com/
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 E8 4RP. http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/
Wednesday 11 May; Second of three evenings with Kurikindi, Amazonian Shaman from Ecuador: The Path of a Shaman. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London, WC1A 1LY. Starts: 7pm. Tickets: £25 per person. Advannce booking essential. Tel: 020 7405 2120 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday 11 May; Building Self Esteem: Solar Plexus Chakra Meditation with Sound Journey, run by Himesh of the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Columbia Hotel (Viceroy Suite), 95 - 99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £15. Details and booking: http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality
Wednesday 11 May; Start of 8-week Tarot Foundation Course run by Suzanne Corbie. Venue: Treadwell's, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm start. Tickets £100 for the course. For further details: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Wednesday 11 May; South 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/groups/1591180041159586/
Wednesday 11 May; John Dee's Life with the Angels. Lecture by Professor Glyn Parry, author of The Arch-Conjuror of England: John Dee. Organised by London Fortean Society at Conway Hall - 25 Red Lion Square Holborn, London, WC1R 4RL. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £6.08. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lfs-john-dees-life-with-the-angels-tickets-22450412789
Thursday 12 May; Meetup with Alison Davies on her book Be Your Own Fairy Tale: Working with Storytelling for Positive Life ChangeTalk and book signing at Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6.30pm. Free event. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit http://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks/
Thursday 12 May; Opening Pandora's Box-Psychedelic Light Machine and Gong Experience, run by Todd Acamesis with the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Columbia Hotel (Windsor Suite), 95 - 99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS. Time:7pm. Tickets: £15. Details and booking: http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality
Thursday 12 May; 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 12 May; The Ridgeway - Long Distance Trail Hike and Wild Camp Adventure. Talk by Andrew Tailor with Earthstars Sacred Space. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35, Park Road, London, NW1 6XT. Time: 7.30pm. Entrance is £12, pay at the door https://www.facebook.com/Earthstars-Sacred-Space-104790729559515/
Thursday 12 May; 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/
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Friday 13 May; Meditation followed by Om Healing for Body Mind and Soul with Light in London. Venue: The Dhyana Centre, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Meditation 7pm, Om Healing at 8pm. Details: http://www.meetup.com/Light-in-London/
Friday 13 May; Mary Magdalene - The Woman of Mystery. Lecture by Dr Christine Page. 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 13 May; Unlucky Again... Join Vanessa Woolf and George Hoyle of London Dreamtime for a lanternlit night of horrific urban legends and site specific ghost stories in a scary secret location in Peckham, London. Venue: Cost £5 - advance booking essential, For more detials email email@example.com or visit http://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Sunday 15 May; 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 May; Magical use of Herbs in Folklore and Practice. Venue: The Yoga Shed, 62b College Rd, Bromley, BR1 3PE. Cost £25. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1581981968782367/
Sunday 15 May; London Pagan Pride. Celebrate being pagan with a celebration and walk, starting and ending in Russell Square Park, London. Time: noon-5pm. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/648278525312803/ The London Woodland Witches EcoMagicians and Outdoor Pagans meetup group will be attending this event. Details: http://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/ Dawn of the Oak moot, which normally meets on the third Sunday of each month at the Castle in Farringdon will instead be joining the parade and will picnic in the park.
Monday 16 May; The Space Within: Finding Your Way Back HomeTalk and book signing by Michael Neill. Venue: St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL. Doors open 6.30pm. Talk: 7pm - 9pm. Tickets £20/£15 online. For more details and to book tickets: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Monday 16 May; Ralph Harvey, High Priest, Witch and author, will be giving a talk entitled Witchcraft the Old Religion. Venue: Sacred Rites Foundation, Evans Gardens, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5AP. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets £3 to include tea and coffee. Profits to be split between: The Sacred Rites Foundation and the Doreen Valiente Foundation Trust. Phone 01903 339150 or 077482721 to book your ticket. Details: https://www.facebook.com/LifeRites-505446589470308/
Tuesday 17 May; Money Unveiled - Meditations on the Nature of Money. Class with Arthur Edwards. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35, Park Road, London, NW1 6XT. Time: 7.30pm – 9pm. Entry £3.50 (£1 concessions, students and under 25s). No bookings required - just turn up. http://www.rsh.anth.org.uk/
Tuesday 17 May; Traditional Tibetan Medicine. Lecture by Dr Nida Chenagtsang 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/
Tuesday 17 May; Healing Energy Workshop: Opening Psychic Vision run by the Sensing Energy and Intuition Development meetup. Venue: St Stephen's Church Hall, 48 Emperor's Gate, London SW7 4HJ. Time 7pm. Cost $10. Details: http://www.meetup.com/Sensing-Energy-and-Intuition-Development/
Wednesday 18 May; Healing Share run by Shamanic Spirit at a venue in Croydon, South London. The circle is held fortnightly starting at 7.30pm. For more details and to book places call 07952 041477. For more information, visit http://shamanicspirit.co.uk
Wednesday 18 May; 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 19 May; Meetup with Stephen Skinner and learn about the Techniques of Graeco-Egyptian Magic.Talk and book signing at Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6.30pm-7.30pm. Free event. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit http://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks/
Thursday 19 May; Connecting to Your Masculine and Feminine Inner Joy with Anna and Himesh of the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Church Hall, St Luke's Church, Hillmarton Road, West Holloway, London, N7 9RE. Time:7pm. Tickets: £15. Details and booking: http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality
Thursday 19 May; 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 19 May; 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.witchfest.net/
Friday 20 May - 22 May; Faerie Festival 2016. Family-friendly Pagan camping festival with workshops, entertainment and a market. Venue: Pleasant Rise Farm, Cuckmere Road, Alfriston, East Sussex BN26 5TN. Adult Weekend Ticket: £75 includes 3 nights camping; early-bird Adult Day Ticket: £25. http://www.magicalfestivals.co.uk/
Friday 20 May; Woodland Wicca Full Moon Ritual for May with London Woodland Witches Ritual Magicians and Outdoor Pagans. Outdoor rite suitable for newcomers to the Craft. Meet outside Wimbledon Tube Station, London SW19 7NL at 7pm to then take a bus to the ritual site. Cost £3 per person. Wear suitable clothes and bring picnic food and drink. Full details and place reservation here: http://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/
Friday 20 May; Healing share run by Shamanic Spirit at a venue in Croydon, South London. Starts 7.30am. For more details and to book places call 07952 041477. For more information, visit http://shamanicspirit.co.uk
Saturday 21 May, Spiritual Baths (Hoodoo Tradition). Workshop with Lisa Mead. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm to 5pm. Ticket price £30. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday 21 May; Remembering Katharine Briggs. Hosted by the Folklore Society. Venue: The Cello Factory, 33-34 Cornwall Road, Waterloo, London SE1 8TJ London. Time: 3pm. For more details and to book, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 21 May; Grow your Garden the Biodynamic Way. Talk by Philip Martyn and Dr Sue Peat. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35, Park Road, London, NW1 6XT. Time: 2.30pm – 5pm. Tickets £8 (£5 concessions). http://www.rsh.anth.org.uk/
Saturday 21 May, Shaman, Psychedelics and the Future for Humanity with Daniel Pinchbeck. organised by Mind Body Spirit Ltd. Venue: The Tabernacle - 34-35 Powis Square, London W11 2AY, Time: 7pm-10pm. Tickets: £42.18. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/shaman-psychedelics-and-the-future-for-humanity-with-daniel-pinchbeck-tickets-20424131126
Sunday 22 May; Workshop on the Path of Earth run by Shamanic Spirit at a venue in Croydon, South London. Starts 10am. For more details and to book places call 07952 041477. For more information, visit http://shamanicspirit.co.uk
Sunday 22 May; The Kith of the Tree and the Well Heathen Moot. Upstairs at The Horseshoe Inn, Melior St, London SE1 3QP. Time: 2pm.
Note: I am not responsible for any of the events listed here. Do check with the organisers about tickets and timings before turning up to any event. I try to keep my listings accurate, but do not always know of late changes, cancellations or ticket availability.