Wednesday, 5 July 2017
This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London
Here is my regular listing of events that could be of interest to pagans over the next week or so. Most are in London, because that is where I live, plus there are a few listed in other parts of southern England. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at email@example.com.
Now to the end of 2017; Poppets, Pins and Power - an exhibition on the craft of cursing at the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, Boscastle, Cornwall. http://museumofwitchcraftandmagic.co.uk/
Now to 31 December; The London Stone on Display. Venue: Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN. Free exhibition during museum opening hours. http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london
Wednesday 5 July; 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 5 July; 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 6 July; Swami Saradananda and talk about The Power of Breath. 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 https://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks
Thursday 6 July; Guildford Moot (every 1st Thursday). Venue: Kings Head, Quarry Street, Guildford, Surrey. Time: 7.30pm. Details on Facebook, meetup and Twitter.
Friday 7 July; Wicca Full Moon Ritual by river Thames (Central London) with London Woodland Witches Magicians and Outdoor Pagans. Venue: Meet at Tate Modern green outside Tate Modern and Bankside Gallery, London SE1. Time: 7.30pm. Cost: £2. You must reserve a place in advance. Wear outdoor clothes and bring a blanket to sit on. Details and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/
Friday 7 July; Our Inter-Dimensional Selves are Aligning to Make Contact. Talk by Loraine Doherty hosted by Earthstars Sacred Space. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35, Park Road, London, NW1 6XT. Time: 7.30pm. Entry donations. https://www.facebook.com/Earthstars-Sacred-Space-104790729559515/
Saturday 8 July; Beginner's Tarot workshop. Event with the Tarot and Healing Group. Venue: The Knights Templar, 95 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1DT. Time: 11am. Tickets £18, advance reservation necessary. https://www.meetup.com/Tarot-and-Healing-Group/
Saturday 8 July; Psychic Saturday hosted by Crossed Palms. Venue: Brooklyn Bar and Billiards, 9 Queensway, Redhill RH1 1QT. Time: Noon-5pm. Free admission. https://www.facebook.com/events/1831152730534002/
https://www.treadwells-london.com/events/ or reserve a place by calling 020 7419 8507, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting the shop. (View my book at Treadwell's)
Saturday 8 July; PF London and other pagan groups are marching in Pride in London this year. Although all wristbands to take part in the parade are allocated, you can still watch the march and celebrate afterwards: https://www.facebook.com/events/1374969055930484/
Saturday 8 July; Experience Spirits of Nature - Come and Touch One! Venue: Gandhi Statue, Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, London. Time: 4pm. Tickets £10. You must reserve a place in advance. https://www.meetup.com/Experience-Spirits-of-Nature/
Saturday 8 July; Enchanted Woolwich - dusk wander and storytelling with London Dreamtime and Living London. Venue: Secret location in Woolwich. Time: 7.30pm. Price: £6. For details email email@example.com or visit http://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Sunday 9 July; 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 9 July; Comparing the Tarot Decks. Event with the Tarot and Healing Group. Venue: The Crosse Keys, 9 Gracechurch Street London. Time: 12.30pm. Tickets £8, advance reservation necessary. https://www.meetup.com/Tarot-and-Healing-Group/
Sunday 9 July; One Earth Peace Meditation and Gathering with London Spirituality Meetup Group, Gathering of Minds and London College of Spirituality. Venue: A London park, details to be given to those who book tickets. Free event. Time: 1pm. https://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/
Sunday 9 July; The Ageless Wisdom For Everyone. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place London, W1U 8EA. Time: 2pm. Entry: Donations welcome. Details: https://www.meetup.com/Theosophical-Society-in-London
Sunday 9 July; Farnham Pagans (every 2nd Sunday). Venue: Caffe Nero, Castle Street, Farnham, Surrey. Time: 2pm. Details on Facebook and meetup.
Sunday 9 July; Drawing Down the Moon ritual with Leatherhead and Guildford Pagan and Witchcraft Group. Meet at: Newlands Corner Car Park, Shere Road, Nr Guildford, Surrey GU4 8SE. Time: 8.30pm. https://www.meetup.com/The-Guildford-area-Witchcraft-and-Pagan-Meet/
Monday 10 July; Romantic Relationships as a Spiritual Journey. Talk by Marianne Williamson organised by Alternatives. Venue: St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, W1J 9LL, Talk starts: 7pm. Tickets £25/£30 online. http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Monday 10 July; Tarot Club with The Goddess Space. Venue: Private address in Little Venice, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £15. Details and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/The-Goddess-Space/
Monday 10 July; Outskirts - Life on the Edge of the Green Belt. Talk by John Grindrod, author of the book of that name (view it on Amazon) at London Fortean Society. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL. Tickets £6.08 online. Time: 7.30pm. Details: https://www.facebook.com/LondonForteanSociety/ Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/outskirts-living-life-on-the-edge-of-the-green-belt-tickets-34620277181
Tuesday 11 July; Gallery Talk - Myth and Magic in Iron Age Britain. Venue: Room 50, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15pm. Free, just turn up. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/
Tuesday 11 July; South London Wicca Meetup. Nova Stellar Presents an Evening with witch and esotericist Melissa Harrington. 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/
Thursday 13 July; Stone Cradle. Talk and book signing with Patrice Chaplin. 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/
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Friday 14 July; 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. Details: https://www.meetup.com/Oasis-of-Sound-Sound-Bath-n-Sound-Scape/
Saturday 15 July; Taster Workshop to Learn the Druid Craft Tarot. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Rd, London, SE9 6SH. Time: noon. Tickets £20. For details or to book a place email email@example.com or call 020 8850 7803.
Saturday 15 July; Magical Bloomsbury Walking Tour with Christina Oakley Harrington. Meet at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm. Ticket price £15. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 16 July; Chakra Clear and Balance Play-Shop. A therapeutic journey through each of the main seven chakras. Venue: Cowdray Hall, Parkway, Midhurst, West Sussex GU29 0AW. Time: 9.30am–5pm. Cost: £110 including healthy lunch. Details: email@example.com or 07551 920788 http://www.ngtherapy.co.uk/workshops-classes/chakra-clear-balance-play-shop/
Sunday 16 July; Birthday Ceremony of Goddess Isis - River Thames Ritual in London for 2017 with London Woodland Witches Magicians and Outdoor Pagans. Venue: Thames near Richmond. Meet at Hollyhock Cafe, Terrace gardens, Petersham Road, London TW10 6UX at 1.30pm to walk to the riverbank at 2pm. Cost: £3 You must reserve a place in advance. Wear outdoor clothes and bring food and drink to share. Details and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/
Sunday 16 July; Woking Pagan Moot (every 3rd Sunday). Venue: Caffe Nero, Commercial Way, Woking, Surrey. Time: 2pm. Details on Facebook and meetup.
Sunday 16 July; 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.
Note: I do not organise any of these events except my candle magic workshop at Treadwell's. 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.