Thursday, 16 February 2017
This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London
Here are events over the next 10 days or so that could be of interest to pagan. Most are in London, because that's where I live, but I often mention a few that are in other parts of southern England. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday 16 February; The Thin Veil of London. Two-hour walk around Holborn and Bloomsbury, interwoven with mysteries from the stories of Arthur Machen, with Minimum Labyrinth. Tickets: £17.50 (£12.50 concessions). Time: 6pm-8.30pm. Details and booking: www.minimumlabyrinth.org.
The Heart of Life. Talk and book signing by Jez Hughes. Venue: 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 http://www.watkinsbooks.com/
Thursday 16 February; Wisdom of the Body - movement class with live drumming with Behind the Veil Shamanism. All welcome, Venue: The Hall, St Philips Church, Earls Court Road, London W8 6QH. Time: 7pm for 7.15pm start. Entry: £18, you must reserve a place in advance. Details: http://www.meetup.com/Behind-The-Veil-Shamanism/
Thursday 16 February; South London Wicca Meetup. Initiatory Training - Qabala. Venue: Tooting Bec, London - a private house. Time: 7pm. You must be a member of the meetup group to reserve a place on this event: http://www.meetup.com/South-London-Wicca-Meetup/
Thursday 16 February; LDN Talks @ Night, The Science of Paranormal Activity. Talk by Professor Chris French organised via Funzig. Venue: Hoxton Square, London, N1 6QT (Exact address will be provided after booking). Time: 7pm. Tickets: £10. http://uk.funzing.com/funz/8357
Thursday 16 February; Divine I Am Inner Child Healing and Shadow Work at the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Columbia Hotel, 95-99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NY. Time: 7pm. Tickets £25/£30. http://www.londoncollegeofspirituality.co.uk/ev13february2017
Thursday 16 February; 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 16 February; House of Heron Drum Circle to Shamanic Journey. Venue: Caer Corhrain, 1 Southleas farm cottages, Lower Road, Minster, Sheppey, ME12 3SW. Time: 7.30pm. This takes place on the third Thursday each month. For more information visit http://www.touchtheearthuk.com/
Friday 17 February; Ascension Intelligence: Attaining Wholeness in a World of Delusion. Talk by William Henry. Venue: College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Cost: £14/£18. Advance booking recommended. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Saturday 18 - Sunday 19 February; Palmistry/Hand Analysis Conference 2017. Hosted by the London School of Astrology. Venue: Friends Meeting House, 173-177 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ. Time: 10.30am Saturday to 4.45pm Sunday. To book your place, call the LSA on 020 8402 7772, email email@example.com or make payment to ‘LSA’ and post to: LSA, BCM Planets, London WC1N 3XX. Cost: £55 per day (in advance), £60 on the door, or £100 for the weekend. https://www.facebook.com/events/1247200538696544/
Saturday, 18 February; Labyrinth – Gateway to the Infinite Self. Workshop with Tony Christie. Organised by Alternatives. Venue: The Columbia Hotel, 95-99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS. Doors open 10am, runs to 5pm. Tickets £65/£50 online. For more details and to book tickets: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Saturday, 18 February; Religion, Myth and Superstition in London's History - guided tour at the Museum of London. Venue: Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN. Time: 2pm. Tickets: £12.50/£10. Booking and details: http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london
Saturday, 18 February; Within Walls: the archaeology of magical house protection. Talk by Brian Hoggard. Venue: Lauderdale House, Waterlow Park, Highgate Hill, London N6 5HG. Time: 4.30pm-5.30pm. Tickets £5. http://www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk/
Sunday 19 February; Meditation at Russell Brands Trew Era Cafe, 30 Whitmore Road, London N1 5QA. Starts 10.15am. Free event. Details: https://www.meetup.com/meditation-trust-london/
Sunday 19 February; Ageless Wisdom for Everyone - talk about Theosophy. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place London, W1U 8EA. Time: 2pm. Details: https://www.meetup.com/Theosophical-Society-in-London/
Sunday 19 February; 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. https://www.facebook.com/events/759478640871356/
Monday 20 February; Short Talks, Big Message. Series of short talks organised by Alternatives. Venue: St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, W1J 9LL, Doors open 6.30pm. Event starts: 7pm. Tickets £15/£10 online. For more details and to book tickets http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Tuesday 21 February; Unveiling the Sushumma: The New Navigating System. Lecture by David Manning. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm-8.30pm. Cost: £14/£18. Advance booking recommended. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Wednesday 22 February; “The Wild Hunt and the Witches” lecture by Ronald Hutton. Talk at The Folklore Society. Venue: The Senate Room, Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. Time: 5pm-6pm. Tickets £5. http://folklore-society.com/events/the-wild-hunt-and-the-witches
Wednesday 22 February; Let's Meditate - group meditation. Venue: Buddha on a Bicycle, Covent Garden, London. Starts 6pm. Donations of £3 recommended. Details: http://www.meetup.com/meditation-trust-london/
Wednesday 22 February; Hertford Pagan Moot. Interview with Gardnerial HP Tam Campbell. 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 23 February; Moments. Talk and book signing by Laura Lovehearts. Venue: 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 http://www.watkinsbooks.com/
Thursday 23 February; Crossbones Vigil to honour The Goose and the outcast dead of Cross Bones Graveyard. Bring a flower, a ribbon, a totem or memento to tie to the shrine (pictured at the top of this post). Gather from 6.45pm for a 7pm start in Redcross Way outside the Memorial Gates, London SE1 1TA. For more details, visit http://www.crossbones.org.uk/ The new website is: http://crossbones.org.uk/
Thursday 23 February; Wilhelm Reich and the Occulted Body Lecture. Lecture by Dan Lowe. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pmstart. Ticket price £8. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Thursday 23 February; Killer Clowns: Moral Panic and Urban Myth - talk at London Fortean Society by Scott Wood, author of London Urban Legends. Venue: The Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London, E1 7EX. Tickets £4/£2 plus online booking fee. Time: 7.45pm. Bookings: https://www.wegottickets.com/event/383003 Details: https://www.facebook.com/LondonForteanSociety/
Thursday 23 February; The Art House and the Crick Crack Club Present Others from the Other Side. Performance storytelling by Clare Muireann Murphy live on the Arthouse stage. Venue: ArtHouse Crouch End, 159A Tottenham Lane, N8 9BT. Time: 8.30pm. Audience: 14 (or thereabouts). Tickets £8/10. http://www.arthousecrouchend.co.uk/crickcrackclub/
Friday 24 February; Perpetual Choirs. Talk by Giles Bryant. Venue: 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: £8/£10. http://www.rilko.net/EZ/rilko/rilko/home.php
Friday 24 February; Gerrie March presents her Students. Venue: College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Cost: £10/£12. Advance booking recommended. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Friday 24 February; Earthstars Group Meeting. Merlin, Thresholds and the Fatherless Child. A presentation by Elen Sentier, author of Pagan Portals - Merlin: Once and Future Wizard. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Rd, London NW1 6XT. Time: doors open 7pm, talk at 7.30pm. Entry £12. https://www.facebook.com/Earthstars-Sacred-Space-104790729559515/ or www.elensentier.co.uk
Friday 24 February; London Dreamtime: Haunted Hampstead. A wintery walk through Hampstead’s narrow alleyways, picturesque streets and dark woodlands. Venue: Meet in a secret location. Time: 7.30pm. Price: £9 tickets. For details email email@example.com or visit http://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Sunday 26 February; South London Red Tent Meetup. Women-only event and you must be a member of the group to attend. Venue: The Horse and Groom, 60 Streatham High Road, South London. Time: 11.30am. Details and booking here: https://www.meetup.com/South-London-Red-Tent/
Sunday 26 February; Children of The Wild Wood - Initiatory Study Circle: Stone Magic organised by Grove of the Green Goddess. Venue: The Goat Pub, Carshalton Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 4HJ, Near Mitcham Junction train Station/tram link. Time: 2pm. Donations of £3 welcome. https://www.meetup.com/Grove-of-The-Green-Goddess/
Sunday 26 February; Remote Rite: Dark Moon Banishing Rite with the London Pagan Community and the Grove of the Green Goddess. You must be a member of the meetup group to book for this event and take part. Time: 7.30pm https://www.meetup.com/Londonpagancommunity/
Sunday 26 February; New Moon Circle of Sisterhood -Journey to the Dark Goddess - Women Only with Behind the Veil Shamanism. Venue: The Hall, St Philips Church, Earls Court Road, London W8 6QH. Time: 7.30pm. Entry: £18. Details: http://www.meetup.com/Behind-The-Veil-Shamanism/
Note: I do not organise any of these events. Although I try to make sure the details on my listing are accurate, I do not always know about late changes or ticket availability etc. Please contact the organiser before attending any event.