Wednesday, 8 March 2017
This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London
Here are events in London plus a few in other parts of the UK over the next 10 days 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now-Friday 31 March; Exhibition - The Four Elements in the Human Body by the Visual Arts and Sculpure Students of Emerson College. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35, Park Road, London, NW1 6XT. http://www.rsh.anth.org.uk/
Now - 31 March; Practising Apart Together online events run by Kitchen Witch School of Natural Witchery. These events will run throughout the month of March and you can join in wherever you are as they are online. They are led by Starlitenergies with Kitchen Witch Hearth Guardians and other elders of the craft. Details: http://tansyfiredragon.blogspot.co.uk/2017/02/practicing-apart-togethercome-join-us.html
Wednesday 8 March; Stillness and Meditation at Mandeville Place. Venue: School of Economic Science, 11-13 Mandeville Place, London. Free lunchtime event starting 1pm. https://www.meetup.com/Light-in-London/
Wednesday 8 March; 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/
Thursday 9 March; Stepping stones in the mist and book signing by Miguel Dean. 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 9 March; Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - He is Not Dead. Gwen Tate Memorial Lecture – Ann Treherne . Venue: Society for Psychical Research, 1 Vernon Mews, London W14 0RL. Time: 7pm. Members free, nonmembers £5/£2. https://www.spr.ac.uk/
Thursday 9 March; Temple of Levanah Meditation Circle with Vivianne and Chris Crowley. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Ticket price £10. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Thursday 9 March; The Pendle Witch Trials. Talk at Folklore Society (SELFS). Venue: The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough High St, London SE1 1NA. Entry: £3/£1.50 concessions. Time: 8pm. (Meetings are normally the second Thursday of each month.) http://www.selfs.org.uk/ To guarantee a seat, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 10 March; Spirit of the Hedgerow - following the Sacred Celtic Wheel of the Year. Lecture by Jo Dunbar and Adrian Rooke. 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/
Friday 10 March; Earthstars Group Meeting. Our Journey to the Threshold and Beyond - how Eurythmy can accompany us. Talk by Hanne Kristiansen Risvik. 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/
Friday 10 March; Norse Tales, Norse Wisdom Storytelling Evening - Andreas Kornevall. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm start. Ticket price £10. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Friday 10 March; Oasis of Sound - Sound Bath and Mantra with Anne Malone. Organised by the Oasis of Sound Meetup Group. Venue: The Life Centre Islington, Brittania Row, London. Tickets £15. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: http://www.thelifecentre.com/ Details: https://www.meetup.com/Oasis-of-Sound-Sound-Bath-n-Sound-Scape/
Saturday 11 March; What is the True Purpose of the Great Pyramid? Talk by Robert Bauval. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place London, W1U 8EA. Time: 2pm. Details: https://www.meetup.com/Theosophical-Society-in-London/
Saturday 11 March; Evening with David Farrant: Shadow of the Paranormal. Venue: King and Queen Hotel, 1 Foley St, London, W1W 6DL. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £5. Details: https://www.meetup.com/spookylondonpubs/events/236801626/
Sunday 12 March: Spirit of the Hedgerow - The Spring Equinox and the Birch: new beginnings. Workshop with Jo Dunbar and Adrian Rooke. Venue: College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 10am - 5pm. Cost: £95/£75. Advance booking recommended. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Sunday 12 March: Meditation at Russell Brands Trew Era Cafe, 30 Whitmore Road, London N1 5QA. Starts 10.15am. Free event.
Sunday 12 March; Earthkin Family Moot hosted by PF London. Venue: Private home in north London, close to Turnpike Lane. Time: 2pm-5pm. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/409920832688677/
Sunday 12 March; 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 12 March; 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: 4pm-6.30pm. Details and booking: www.minimumlabyrinth.org.
Sunday 12 March; Remote Rite: Calling Down The Moon - Egg Moon Full Moon Ritual with the London Pagan Community. You must be a member of the meetup group to book for this event and take part. Time: 9pm https://www.meetup.com/Londonpagancommunity/
Monday 13 March; Short Talks Big Message. Four talks by women for International Women's Day organised by Alternatives. Venue: St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, W1J 9LL, Doors open 6.30pm. Event starts: 7pm. Tickets £10/£15 online. For more details and to book tickets http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Monday 13 March; India's Aghori: the Cemetery-dwellers. Slide Lecture by Darragh Mason. 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/
Tuesday 14 March; London Dreamtime: Startup Storytelling - The story you tell about your business or creative venture can breathe life and soul into it! Venue: 9 Devonshire Square, London EC2M 4YD
Time: 6pm. Price: £5. For details email email@example.com or visit http://londondreamtime.com/calendar/ Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-storytelling-evening-tickets-32217985863
Tuesday 14 March; Rituals to Change your Life. Lecture by Theresa Cheung. 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/
Tuesday 14 March; Healing Energy of Love. Healing energy workshop with the Meditation, Sensing Energy and Intuition Development Meetup Group. Venue: St Stephen's Church, Gloucester Road, London SW7. Time: 7pm. Price: £15. Details and booking: https://www.meetup.com/Sensing-Energy-and-Intuition-Development/
Tuesday 14 March; South London Wicca Meetup. Nova Stellar Presents an Evening With Jocelyn Chaplin. Venue: The Castle, 34-35 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DB. Time: Doors open 7pm, talk starts at 8pm. Entry £3. You must be a member of the meetup group to reserve a place on this event: http://www.meetup.com/South-London-Wicca-Meetup/
Tuesday 14 March; Absinthe Drawing Salon: Draw and explore Rufus White's Collection of Paraphernalia and Regalia of Alchemy and The Occult, while drinking absinthe at the Last Tuesday Society. Venue: The Last Tuesday Society and the Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, 11 Mare Street, London E8 4RS. Time: Doors open 6.30pm, starts 7pm. Tickets: £12 – £20. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/societe-drink-draw-absinthe-paraphernalia-regalia-of-alchemy-and-the-occult-tickets-30587681579
Wednesday 15 March; 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/ http://www.meetup.com/Londonpagancommunity/
Thursday 16 March; Arch Angel Workshop - part one of a four-week workshop. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Rd, London, SE9 6SH. Time: 12.30pm-2.30pm. Cost £80 for the entire course. For details or to book a place email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 8850 7803. You can also visit the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Wicca-Moon-101700123226695/
Thursday 16 March; Psychology of Spiritual Awakening. Talk and book signing by Steve Taylor. 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 March; South London Wicca Meetup. Initiatory Training - Learning the Tarot Part 1. 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 March; The Druid Order Open Meeting. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm. Entry £5. http://druidorder.macmate.me/meetings.html
Thursday 16 March; 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.
Friday 17 March; Magic and Healing Charms in Anglo Saxon England set in a background of Witchcraft. Talk by Andrew Rea with the The London Wicca Meetup Group. Venue: Central London Pub in zone 1 or 2. Time: 7pm. You must reserve a place in advance. Details: https://www.meetup.com/The-London-Wicca-Meetup-Group/
Saturday 18 March and 25 March; Mystery Traditions and the Alchemical Imagination. Two-day course run by Ken Rees. Venue: Mary Ward Centre, Queen Square, London WC1. Time: 10.30am to 5.30pm. Fees are £53 or £19 concessions. Enquiries: 020 8671 6372 or email: email@example.com. Enrolment (credit/debit card): 020 7269 6000 or on-line via: www.marywardcentre.ac.uk - Course No. 446.
Saturday 18 March; The Way of the Inca Shaman. Workshop with Chris Waters organised by Alternatives. Venue: Heythrop College, 23 Kensington Square, London W8 5HN. Time: 10.30am-5pm. Tickets £65/£50 online. For more details and to book tickets http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Saturday 18 March; Tarot Readings and the Story of the Life Force. Venue: The Plough, 27 Museum Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A 1LH. Time: 2pm. Bring your own tarot deck. Details and reservations: https://www.meetup.com/The-London-Wicca-Meetup-Group/
Sunday 19 March; 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: 11am. Tickets: £12.50/£10. Booking and details: http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london
Sunday 19 March; Anderida Gorsedd Spring Equinox open ritual at the Long Man of Wilmington, Sussex. Meet near the car park between 1.30pm and 2pm for a walk up to the chalk hill figure at 2pm. Afterwards back to the Giants Rest pub in Wilmington for a social drink together.
Sunday 19 March; Druidic Alban Eiler (Spring Equinox) Celebration on Primrose Hill with the Loose Association of Druids. Gather in the Hawthorne Grove at Primrose Hill, London, NW1 8YH, between 12.30pm and 12.45pm to prepare the site ready for a prompt 1pm start. Nearest tube: Chalk Farm. Bring a small contribution of food and drink to share. All are welcome. https://www.facebook.com/events/682317035272617/
Sunday 19 March; 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: 4pm-6.30pm. Details and booking: www.minimumlabyrinth.org.
Sunday 19 March; Ostara – Spring Equinox - Celebration. 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/
Sunday 19 March; Celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter: film screening at St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £18.43. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/celebrate-20-years-of-harry-potter-film-screening-at-st-pancras-renaissance-hotel-london-tickets-31874274814
Note: I am not responsible for 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.