Wednesday, 20 July 2016
This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London
Here are pagan-friendly events in London and other parts of the UK in the week and a bit running up to Lammas, the Wheel of the Year festival to celebrate the start of the harvest. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 - 11 September; Georgiana Houghton: Spirit Drawings Summer Showcase. Exhibition at The Courtauld Gallery, Somerset House, Strand
London WC2R 0RN. Tickets £9, free for members. Details: http://courtauld.ac.uk/gallery/what-on/exhibitions-displays/georgiana-houghton-spirit-drawings
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/
Now to Thursday 21 July; Free online Shamanism Global Summit. More details and registration here: http://shamanismsummit.com/
Wednesday 20 July; Meetup with Tara Lal, author of Standing On my Brother’s Shoulders. Venue: Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6pm. Free event. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit http://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks/
Wednesday 20 July; Spiritual Ecology: Aliveness and the metamorphosis of science. Talk by Andreas Weber. Venue: St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, 78 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AG. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets £12/£8. Details and booking: https://www.stethelburgas.org/
Wednesday 20 July; Summerland Pagans Moot. Venue: Summerland, 92a London Road, Hemel Hempstead. Tickets: £5. Time: 7pm. http://www.meetup.com/The-Summerland-Pagans/
Wednesday 20 July; 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 21 July; Meetup with Phillip Pegler and learn the story of story of Martin Israel. Venue: 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 21 July; 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 21 July; 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/
Friday 22 July; Magickal circle at the Covenant of Hekate sanctuary in Clapham, London. This is an ongoing circle for people who have an already established connection with Hekate and who would like to develop their psychic and magickal skills and to share with others their present knowledge. It happens every 1st and 3rd Friday of the month, until September. Time: 7pm to 10pm. No admission fee. Bring an offering for the sanctuary - which can be wild flowers, herbs, incense or candles, plus a food contribution for sharing. For the address please write to the sanctuary Torch Bearer, Andrea Meryem Angelos: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday 22 July; Enchantment - An Evening of Chant and Mantra with Stewart Pearce. 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 23 July; The Feminine and Social Change. Workshop for women. Venue: St Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, 78 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AG. Time: 10am start. Tickets £50/£40. Details and booking: https://www.stethelburgas.org/
Saturday 23 July; Making Perfume Oils Workshop with Tanya Moulding. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am to 5.30pm. Ticket price £70 (£40 deposit in advance), all materials supplied. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday 23 July; Ritual Art Workshop hosted by Foolish People and John Harrigan. Venue: Coate Studios: Creative Hub Workshops, 37 Coate Street, London E2 9AG. Time: 11am-4pm. Tickets £40/£30. https://billetto.co.uk/ritual-art-workshop-605758
Saturday 23 July; Ecstatic Dance London: Dancing with Trees and Silent Disco free event. Meet between 2pm-2:20pm at Hampstead Heath Tube Station to walk to the site. You must reserve a place in advance: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ecstatic-dance-london-presents-dancing-with-trees-silent-disco-free-tickets-26543085082
Sunday 24 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
Monday 25 July; 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.witchfest.net/
Tuesday 26 July; The Shamanic Path - Sacred Rebellion. Talk by Jez Hughes, author of The Heart of Life. 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 26 July; Healing Energy Workshop: Connecting to your Inner Writer with the Sensing Energy and Intuition Development Meetup Group. Venue: St Stephen's Church Hall, 48 Emperor's Gate. London SW7 4HJ. Time: 7pm to 9pm. Cost: £15. Details and to reserve a place: http://www.meetup.com/Sensing-Energy-and-Intuition-Development/
Tuesday 26 July; A History of Life After Death hosted by London Fortean Society. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets £5. http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/lfs-a-history-of-life-after-death-tickets-25504759422
Tuesday 26 July; 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: email@example.com
Wednesday 27 July; 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 28 July; Meetup with Taz Thornton, author of Whispers from the Earth 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 28 July; The Afterlife in the Modern West. Lecture by Prof Philip Almond. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Friday 29 July; Embrace Abundance - A Gong Bath with Diana Vernon. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm-8.30pm. Cost: £18/£20. Advance booking advised. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Saturday 30 July. Wild Food and Remedies. Foraging and preparation workshop run by London Wildlife Trust. Venue: New River Studio - Woodberry Wetlands 1 Newnton Close, London, N4 2RH. Time: 10am to 1.30pm. Tickets £37.75. Details and booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wild-food-remedies-registration-23201974731
Saturday 30 July - Sunday 31 July; Reiki level 1 two-day workshop hosted by Return of the Goddess. Venue: The Yoga Shed, 62b College Rd, Bromley, BR1 3PE. Time: 11am-5pm. Cost £150. Advance booking necessary. More details: http://www.hayleyrogers.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/1026518114070322/
Sunday 31 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 31 July; Mugwort Lucid Dreaming Workshop run by Apiary Studios. Venue: Apiary Studios - 458 Hackney Road, London, E2 9EG. Time: 10.30am-4pm. Tickets: £48.67 – £64.49. Details and booking: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mugwort-lucid-dreaming-workshop-tickets-26051986192
Sunday 31 July; Wicca Lammas 2016 Pan's Picnic at Trent Park with London Woodland Witches Wiccans Ritual Magicians and Pagans. Meet at Cockfosters Gate,Trent Park, Cockfosters Road, Enfield, Barnet, North London. Time: 1.30pm-7pm. Wear suitable clothes for an outdoor event and bring a packed lunch. Details: http://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/
Sunday 31 July; Lughnasadh. Evening service led by the Wheel of the Year Group at Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, 3 Pilgrim's Place, London NW3 1NG. Time: 7pm. http://www.rosslynhillchapel.com/
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.