Here are details of some of the events in and near London over the next week or so that could be of interest to pagans.
Now - 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 email@example.com or phone 020 7679 4138.
Now - 12 September; Austin Osman Spare - A Retrospective. Venue: The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History, 11 Mare Street, London E8 4RP. http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/
Now to 30 September; Folklore, Magic and Mysteries: Modern Witchcraft and Folk Culture in Britain - exhibition of artefacts, manuscripts and documents from the Doreen Valiente Foundation. Venue: Preston Manor, Preston Drove, Brighton BN1 6SD. Time: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 2-5pm. Free entry to exhibition with Preston Manor admission (adult £5.85, child (5-15) £3.15). Details: http://brightonmuseums.org.uk/prestonmanor/
Now to 27 November, Sunken Cities - Egypt’s Lost Worlds. Major exhibition at the British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Tickets £16.50. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/
Wednesday 22 June; Free Lunchtime Meditation near Bond Street. Part of the free lunchtime events listed by Light in London. Venue is shown to members of the group. Time: 1pm. Free. Details: http://www.meetup.com/Light-in-London/
Thursday 23 June; The Gift of An Angel. Talk and book signing with Wendy Erlick 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.watkinsbooks.com/
Thursday 23 June; Connect with the Source: Crown Chakra Meditation with Sound Journey run by Himesh with the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Columbia Hotel (Regency Suite), 95 - 99 Lancaster Gate W2 3NS,. Time: 7pm. Tickets £15. Details and booking: http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality
Thursday 23 June; Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki talking about The Hidden Symbolism in Fairy Tales. 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.
Thursday 23 June; Constructing Magical Prague: Ghettos, The Golem and the Alchemical Emperor. Lecture by Dr John Callow hosted by London Fortean Society. Venue: The Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX. Tickets: £4/£2. Time: 7.30pm. https://www.wegottickets.com/event/362370
Friday 24 June; Talk and book signings by Byron Katie at Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6pm. Free event. For further information, phone 020 7836 2182 or visit http://www.watkinsbooks.com/
Friday 24 June; Anthony Kesner Presents his Students. The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm-8.30pm. Cost: £10/£12. Advance booking advised. For further details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Saturday 25 June; John Michell Symposium 2016: the Earth Spirit. Venue: Workers Guild, Bloomsbury, London. Time: 10am-5pm. Tickets £50/£45 concessions; £25 students, from Stephen Overy (01233) 813 663, or email email@example.com. You can find out more on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/events/239767086374585/
Saturday 25 June; Complete Wicca - A one day woodland-based Course for Beginners with London Woodland Witches Wiccans Ritual Magicians and Pagans. One-day course teaching the basics of Wicca and aimed at newcomers to the Craft. Meet at The Windmill Cafe, Wimbledon Windmill Museum, Windmill Road, Wimbledon Common, SW19 5NR at 11.30am to walk to nearby woods for the outdoor workshop. Price: £27 per person, pay online. Details: http://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/
Saturday 25 June - Sunday 26 June; Traditional Village Craft. Weekend workshop teaching the traditional Craft of the Wise with Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki. Venue: Islington Ecology Centre, Gillespie Park, 191 Drayton Park, London N5 1PH. Time: 9.30am-5.30pm. Cost is £145 with a deposit of £75. Book early as this workshop is likely to fill up very quickly. For more information and to reserve a place contact Maria-Teresa Harmer via facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/1101131786597828/ or telephone 07963428992
Sunday 26 June; 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 26 June; Summer Solstice Ceremony with South London Wicca Meetup. Venue: Private house in south London. Time: 2pm. Details: http://www.meetup.com/South-London-Wicca-Meetup/
Sunday 26 June; Robert Cochrane memorial rite with the London Wicca Meet-up Group. Time: 4pm-9pm. We will meet in the Woodman pub in Highgate at 4 pm first, at 6pm they group will go to Queens Wood for the memorial. For details and to book a place visit: http://www.meetup.com/The-London-Wicca-Meetup-Group/
Monday 27 June; Tarot Archetype - The World Card. Evening Mini-Workshop with Marysia Kay . Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Ticket price £10. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Monday 27 June; You are the Placebo. Talk by Dr Joe Dispenza. Venue: St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL. Doors open 6.30pm. Talk: 7pm. Tickets £20/£15 online. For more details and to book tickets: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Monday 27 June; Croydon Children of Artemis Gathering has relocating to High Holborn and is now called the Witches Gathering. It now meets on the last Monday of each month. Venue: downstairs in the cellar of the Cittie of Yorke, 22 High Holborn, London WC1V 6BS. Starting for 7.30pm. onwards. For any questions email email@example.com or visit http://www.witchfest.net/
Tuesday 28 June; Women's Tent - fortifying our Self Worth - shamanic journey circle for women run by Behind The Veil - Shamanism, Venue: Organic Down to Earth Cafe, 240-242 High Street Kensington, London W8 6ND. Starts at 7pm and entry is £20. Details: http://www.meetup.com/Behind-The-Veil-Shamanism/
Tuesday 28 June; Why Make a Special Place for Meditation? Lecture by Richard Coleman. 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 28 June; Chertsey Moot. A social moot held on the last Tuesday of the month at the Golden Grove pub, Ruxbury Road, St Annes Hill, Chertsey, Surrey, KT16 9EN. All welcome. From 8pm to 11pm. For more details, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 29 June; Speaking to the Dead in Dreams - Imagination, ESP or More? Talk by Cal Cooper and David Saunders. 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/
Wednesday 29 June; Hertford Pagan Moot. Venue: White Horse Pub, 33 Castle Street, Hertford, Herts SG14 1HH (45 mins from central London). The pub does not have disabled access. This moot meets on the last Wednesday of each month at 8pm. contact via Facebook page Hertford Pagan Moot
Thursday 30 June; Secrets of Heaven. Talk and book signing with Theresa Cheung at Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6pm. Free event. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit http://www.watkinsbooks.com/
Thursday 30 June; The Cock Lane Ghost: A London Ghost Story. Talk by Roger Clarke, author of A Natural History of Ghosts, organised by London Fortean Society. Venue: The Pipeline, 94 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EZ London. Time: 7.45pm. Tickets £4/£2. https://www.wegottickets.com/event/362476
Friday 1 July; Santa Muerte, Love Sorceress: 'Come to me .. or else!' Lecture by Andrew Chesnut. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Ticket price £8. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday 2 July; Making Silver Amulets. Afternoon Workshop with Jutta Rethe. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am-5.30pm start. Ticket price £40. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday 2 July; 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. One-day festival of tarot with a range of talks.
Sunday 3 July; 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 3 July; Sister Circles and Cycle Mapping for Women. Venue: The Upminster Complementary Healing and Teaching Sanctuary Pea Lane Upminster Essex, UK, RM14 2XH. Time: 7pm. Cost £30. You must reserve a place in advance and pay a deposit. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1142591585783071/
Note: I do not run any of these events. Although I try to make sure the details are accurate it is best to check with the organisers before attending. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at email@example.com.