Thursday, 1 September 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 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 email@example.com.
Last day today, 1 September; The Ballad of British Folklore - Exhbition about the history of the Museum of British Folklore (MoBF). Venue: Christie’s South Kensington, 85 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 3LD. Open: Monday: 9am–7.30pm, Tuesday–Friday: 9am–5pm, Saturday–Sunday: 11am – 5pm. Details: http://www.christies.com/exhibitions/2016/the-ballad-of-british-folklore
Now - Sun 4 September Festival of the Dark Arts - Second Coming. Programme of live art, performance, music, films and games celebrating and exploring the influence of cults and the occult. Venue: The Underdog Gallery, Arch 6 Crucifix Lane, London SE1 3JW. Time: 6.30pm. Details and tickets: http://www.guerrillazoo.com/second-coming.html
Now to 27 November; 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. Openign times: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 2-5pm until 30 September, then at weekends and some Fridays in October and November. 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/
Thursday 1 September; Your Magic Month of September - A Free Webinar Show. A free online show with spiritual and life coaching tips, tools and advice to empower you for the month ahead. Time: 7pm. Free. Sign up here: https://app.webinarjam.net/register/20970/a3fcfb8685
Thursday 1 September; Surrealist Art and the Occult. Lecture by Professor ME Warlick. 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 2 September; “London’s Burning” - storytelling with Vanessa Woolf of London Dreamtime and White Rabbit on the anniversary of the Great Fire of London. Rooftop location in Deptford. Starts 8pm. Booking essential. For details email email@example.com or visit http://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Saturday 3 September; The Edge of Consciousness Conference with Maggie La Tourelle, Dr Penny Sartori and Anthony Peake. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 9.30am to 5pm. Cost: £75/£95. For details and bookings call 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Saturday 3 September; Free workshops at the Annex in Seven Sisters with Shamans of London. Venue: The Annex, 7 Fountayne Road, London N15 4QL. Time: 4pm. Free taster sessions. Details: http://www.meetup.com/Shamans-of-London/
Saturday 3 September; 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.
Sunday 4 September, Meditation at Russell Brands Trew Era Cafe, 30 Whitmore Road, London N1 5QA. Starts 10.15am. Free event. Details: http://www.meetup.com/meditation-trust-london/
Sunday 4 September; Wiccan Apprentice Course- part 1/3 - Sacred Space and Energy (outdoor course) with Mani Navasothy of London Woodland Witches Wiccans Ritual Magicians and Pagans. Meet at Windmill Museum, Windmill Road, Wimbledon Common, London SW19 5NR before walking to the outdoor site. Time: 11.30am-5pm. Cost: £13. You must reserve a place in advance. Details: http://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/
Sunday 4 September; Tarot for Absolute Beginners. Workshop with Suzanne Corbie. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am to 5.30pm. Ticket price £70 (£40 deposit in advance). Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Monday 5 September; The Essence of Non-Duality. Talk and book signing by Rupert Spira organised by Alternatives. Venue: St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL, Doors open 6.30pm. Talk starts: 7pm. Tickets £8/£12 online. For more details and to book tickets: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Tuesday 6 September; Healing Energy Workshop: The Vibration of Miracles with the Sensing Energy and Intuition Development Meetup Group. Venue: St Stephen's Church Hall, 48 Emperor's Gate, London SW7 4HJ. Tickets: £15. Time: 7pm. Details and booking: http://www.meetup.com/Sensing-Energy-and-Intuition-Development/
Tuesday 6 September; Sâr Péladan, Lucifer, Art and Angels Lecture. Lecture by Dr Sasha Chaitow Joséphin . 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/
Tuesday 6 September; Cobwebs and Cauldrons Moot. Venue: Romford White Horse Pub, 118 High Road, RM6 6NU. Entry £4. Moot takes place on the first Tuesday of every month. 7.30pm start.
Wednesday 7 September; Lecture: Greek Myths on Vases. Venue Room 13, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15pm-2pm. Free, just drop in. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/
Wednesday 7 September; Georgiana Houghton: Spirit Drawings Study Day. Venue: Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN. Time: 10.30am to 6pm. Tickets are £10 general admission and £5 for students, staff/students and concessions, the weblink to book a place is: http://courtauld.ac.uk/event/georgiana-houghton-spirit-drawings-study-day
Wednesday 7 September; 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.
Wednesday 7 September; Meeting of the Autumn of Terror Jack the Ripper Appreciation Society, discussing occult connections, at London Magicians Forum. Venue: Souk Media, 1a Short's Gardens, London, WC2H 9AT. Time: 6.30pm start. For more details and to reserve a place visit: http://www.meetup.com/LondonMagicians/
Wednesday 7 September; Angelic (Channeled) Meditation with Archangel Michael with Sharon Prince and the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Columbia Hotel (Regency Suite), 95 - 99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS. Time: 7pm. £10. Details and reservations: http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/
Wednesday 7 September; Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub - Creating Paranormal Drama for Film and TV. Talk by Stephen Volk . Venue: The Star and Garter, 60 Old Woolwich Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NY. Time: 7.30pm. Details: http://greenwich.skepticsinthepub.org/
Thursday 8 September; Meetup with Cal Cooper to talk about Conversations with Ghosts 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 8 September; A Demonstration of Angel Mediumship - Henry's Fundraiser - with Edwin Courtenay. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm-8.30pm. Cost: £14/£18. Advance booking advised. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Thursday 8 September; 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 8 September; A Night for Oshun with Ode Bitola. 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 9 September; Lecture: Osiris - Myth, Ritual, Legend. Venue: BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £5, advance booking recommended. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/
Friday 9 September; Sound Bath and Mantra with Anne Malone and the Oasis of Sound Meetup Group. (Every 2nd Friday of the month.) Venue: The Life Centre, 15 Edge Street, Notting Hill, London W8 7PN. Time: 7.30pm. Cost £15 advance book recommended. Details: http://www.meetup.com/Oasis-of-Sound-Sound-Bath-n-Sound-Scape/
Friday 9 September; The Routes to Modern Wicca part 2. Guided talk on the history of witchcraft taking place at the British Museum with the London Wicca Meet-up Group. Meet at The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG, London. Time: 7pm. You must reserve a place in advance. For details and to book a place visit: http://www.meetup.com/The-London-Wicca-Meetup-Group/
Saturday 10- Sunday 11 September. Seriously Strange ASSAP Conference in Reading, just 24 minutes from London Paddington Station. Talks, workshops, experiments and a gala dinner. Venue: Quality Hotel, Reading. Early bird tickets £19.99. Details and booking: http://www.assap.ac.uk/seriouslystrange2016/
Sunday 11 September; The Enchanted Garden - magical workshop making a fairy garden. Venue: The Equilibrium Centre, Leafield Way, Corsham, SN13 9RS. Time: 10am-4pm. Bring your own lunch. Tickets £55 after this date, £20 deposit secures place. Contact TwinkleRose via www.twinklerose.co.uk, text 07866631835, email email@example.com https://www.facebook.com/events/1091008300961363/
Sunday 11 September; Meditation at Russell Brands Trew Era Cafe, 30 Whitmore Road, London N1 5QA. Starts 10.15am. Free event. Details: http://www.meetup.com/meditation-trust-london/
Sunday 11 September; Wiccan Apprentice Course- part 2/3 - Horned God and Moon Goddess (outdoor course) with London Woodland Witches Wiccans Ritual Magicians and Pagans. Meet at Windmill Museum, Windmill Road, Wimbledon Common, London SW19 5NR before walking to the outdoor site. Time: 11.30am-5pm. Cost: £13. You must reserve a place in advance. Details: http://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/
Sunday 11 September; Performance: Crick Crack Club presents Gilgamesh. Venue: BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 3pm. Tickets: £8, advance booking recommended. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/
Note: I am not responsible for any of the events listed here and cannot comment on their quality or content. I try to keep my listings accurate, but do not always know of late changes, cancellations or ticket availability. Check with the organisers for any further details about the events, including tickets and timings, before turning up.