Wednesday, 16 August 2017

This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London

Here are events in London plus a few in other parts of England over the next week 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

Now to 30 September; Austin Osman Spare exhibition at the Last Tuesday Society. Venue: Viktor Wynd's Museum of Curiosities, 11 Mare Street, London E8 4RP.

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.

Now to 31 December; The London Stone on Display. Venue: Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN. Free exhibition during museum opening ours.

Now - 3 September; Kiki's Delivery Service by Eiko Kadono. Play about a young witch, for families and children, adapted for the stage by Jessica Siân. Venue: Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6BD. Time 7.30pm (Matinee Starts 3pm). Price £20/£16, preview tickets £12, £64 family ticket (4 tickets: must include at least one adult and one under 16).

Now - Friday 19 August; Broadstairs Folk Festival. Traditional folk festival with lots of free events and workshops.

Wednesday 16 August;  Summer of Art - Free Workshop - Gong Bath and Sound Scaping hosted by Mystery School of Sound and Tower Hamlets Events. Time: 6pm-9pm. Free event, but you must get a ticket in advance.

Wednesday 16 August; Let's Meditate - group meditation. Venue: Buddha on a Bicycle, Covent Garden, London. Starts 6pm. Donations of £3 recommended. Details:

Wednesday 16 August; 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.

Thursday 17 August; Meetup with Jacqueline Cripps and talk about '#WTF is happening with my life?' 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

Thursday 17 August; Folk Song in England. Conversation with Steve Roud and others. Venue: Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB. Time 7pm. Full Price: £12.

Friday 18 August; Open Circle every Friday for anyone wishing to develop their psychic and mediumistic abilities. Venue: Woodford Church at 9 Grove Crescent, South Woodford, London E18 2JR. Time 7.30pm. Cost: £3.

Saturday 19 - Sunday 20 August; Lancaster Castle hosting Lancashire Witches Weekend. Ticketed event, prebooking advised. Basic entry £1, which includes some events. Additional charges for the optional Pendle Witches Walk (£8), broomstick training (£6) and visits to the Well Tower dungeon to meet Ol'Demdike (£3). Visit or call 01524 419486.

Saturday 19 August; Taboo Bazaar hosted by Satanic Mojo and others. Market with 40 traders featuring tarot readers, taxidermy, witchy clothing, demonic collectables, banned books, art, strange toys, comix, monster sculptures, spells and curses, oddities, leather, latex and lingerie. Venue: Old Spitalfields Market, 65 Brushfield St, London E1 6BG. Time: 11am - 6pm.

Saturday 19 August; Energy Awareness Workshop: Learning to Feel Energy Workshop with the Sensing Energy and Intuition Development Group. Venue: Latvian House, 72 Queensborough Terrace, London, W2 3SH. Time noon. Tickets £15 advance booking essential.

Saturday 19 August; Hoodoo in your Kitchen Workshop. Afternoon workshop with Lisa Mead (Dr Beetle). Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm-5.30pm. Tickets £40. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email:

Sunday 20 August; Meditation at Russell Brands Trew Era Cafe, 30 Whitmore Road, London N1 5QA. Starts 10.15am. Free event. Details:

Sunday 20 August; Shamanic workshop. Venue: Woodford Church at 9 Grove Crescent, South Woodford, London E18 2JR. Time 11am-4pm. Cost: £10.

Sunday 20 August; Pagan Pride South Free Summer Festival 2017 with Parade. Venue Southampton Palmerston Park, Southampton. Time: 11am-5pm.

Sunday 20 August; Woking Pagan Moot (every 3rd Sunday). Venue: Caffe Nero, Commercial Way, Woking, Surrey. Time: 2pm. Details on Facebook and meetup.

Sunday 20 August; 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.

Monday 21 August LDN Talks@Night - Manifestation and Angel Magic. Talk by Lynn Avis. Venue: City Road, London EC1V 2NR. Time: 7pm. Tickets £12, must be booked in advance.

Monday 21 August (date tbc); Pagan Pathfinders. Venue in Finchley, London N3. Time: 7.30pm.

Tuesday 22 August; Evening Wildflower Walk. Venue: Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove, London E3 4PX. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £10/£12.

Tuesday 22 August; Wicca New Moon: Gaia-Selene Healing Circle with London Woodland Witches Magicians and Outdoor Pagans. Venue: Queen's Woods, Near Highgate Station, London. 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:

Wednesday 23 August; Let's Meditate - group meditation. Venue: Buddha on a Bicycle, Covent Garden, London. Starts 6pm. Donations of £3 recommended. Details:

Wednesday 23 August; Crossbones Vigil to honour The Goose and the outcast dead of Cross Bones Graveyard and the dead and wounded of the London Bridge attacks. Bring a flower, a ribbon, a totem or memento to tie to the shrine. Gather from 6.45pm for a 7pm start in Redcross Way outside the Memorial Gates, London SE1 1TA. For more details, visit

Wednesday 23 August; Midweek Tarot. Event with the Tarot and Healing Group. Venue: The Plough 27 Museum Street, Bloomsbury, WC1A 1LH, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets £5, advance reservation necessary.

Thursday 24 August;  London Energy Share. Venue: The Skylight Centre, 49 Corsica Street, London N5 1JT. Time: 7pm. Tickets £10.

Thursday 24 August; 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

Thursday 24 August; 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 25 August; Bronze Oak Grove. Storytelling from London Dreamtime with Royal Parks for children aged 4-10 and their families. Venue: North Flower Walk Kensington Gardens. Time: 3pm and 5pm. Price: £5.  Tickets at

Friday 25 August; Shamanic Journeying Circle run by Shamanic Spirit at a venue in New Addington, Croydon, South London. Time: 6.30pm. For details and to book places call 07952 041477 or visit

Friday 25 August; Om Healing for body mind and soul. Venue: The Dhyana Centre, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Time: 8pm.

Friday 25 - Sunday 27 August: The Conference for Consciousness and Human Evolution. Venue: Millennium Gloucester Hotel, 4-18 Harrington Gardens, London SW7 4LH. Standard ticket £279 for all the talks for three days, day tickets £75/£149.

Saturday 26 August; Goddess Frigga Workshop. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Rd, London, SE9 6SH. Time: 11am-5pm. Tickets £20 in advance. For details or to book a place email or call 020 8850 7803.

Saturday 26 August; Magical Bloomsbury Walking Tour - guided walk with Christina Oakley Harrington. Starts at Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm. Ticket price £15. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email:

Sunday 27 August; Meditation at Russell Brands Trew Era Cafe, 30 Whitmore Road, London N1 5QA. Starts 10.15am. Free event. Details:

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, cancellations or ticket availability etc. Please contact the organiser before attending any event.

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