Here is a listing of events over the next week or so that might interest pagans. Most are in or near London, because that's where I live, but a few in other parts of England. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now - 9 January 2019; Spellbound: Magic, Ritual and Witchcraft exhibition in Oxford. Venue: Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont St, Oxford OX1 2PH. Tickets: £6/£11.25/£12.25. https://www.ashmolean.org/ You can also view the exhibition catalogue, Spellbound, on Amazon.
Now - 28 October. Roman Dead. Exhibition at the Museum of London Docklands. Venue: No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL. Free entry. https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london-docklands/whats-on/exhibitions/roman-dead
Now - 12 January 2019; Divine Proportions. Dinner cabaret from Shotgun Carousel, based on the story of Dionysus, God of Pleasure and Mischief. Venue: The Vaults, Arch 234-236, Leake Street, London, SE1 7NN. Tuesday - Sunday, doors open 6.30pm. Tickets: Previews: £30, general admission: £35/£55. https://www.thevaults.london/divine-proportions
London Month of the Dead events organised by Antique Beat and A Curious Invitation. A month of talks, concerts and other events on the theme of death at venues including Kensal Green Cemetery, Nunhead Cemetery, Brompton Cemetery and The Petrie Museum. Ticket prices vary but include a Hendrick's Gin cocktail. http://londonmonthofthedead.com/firepower.html
Wednesday 10 October; Time to Meditate - group meditation (every Wednesday). Venue: Buddha on a Bicycle, Covent Garden, London. Arrive 6pm for 6.10pm start. Donations of £3 recommended. Details: http://www.meetup.com/meditation-trust-london/
Thursday 11 October; Moon Laramie on Greta Garbo, The Mystic Swede. 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 11 October, Dead Ringers or Mistaken Mechanisms. Gwen Tate Memorial Lecture by Dr Callum Cooper. Venue: Society for Psychical Research HQ, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL. Time 7pm. Tickets: £5/£2. https://www.spr.ac.uk/
Thursday 11 October; Earthstars Group Meeting - Landscape Healing in and around London. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 6XT. Doors open 7pm. Entry by donation. https://www.facebook.com/events/1917672405014109/
Thursday 11 October; John Martin and His Vision of London. Talk at South East London Folklore Society (SELFS). Venue: The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough High St, London SE1 1NA. Entry: £5/£1.50 concessions. Time: 8pm. (Meetings are normally the second Thursday of each month.) https://www.facebook.com/groups/2438110887/ To guarantee a seat, email email@example.com
Friday 12 October; Chaos Magic: Witches' Banquet Hunter's Moon. Witches' Banquet monthly meeting. Venue: Souk Medina, 1a Shorts Gardens, London WC2H. Time: 6.15pm. Advance booking recommended. https://www.meetup.com/London-Wicca/
Friday 12 October; Holistic Sound Bath Meditation - Summoning The Sacred (weekly ceremonial gathering). Venue: Training Points Fitness and Therapy, 5-6 Coopers Yard, Crystal Palace, London SE19 1TN. Time: 7pm. Entry £15/£13. https://www.facebook.com/summoningthesacredsound/
Friday 12 October; The Gate of Light. Talk by Lars Muhl. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Pl, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Tickets: £14/£12. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Saturday 13 October; Wiccan Path for Beginners. Outdoor 1-day course with Woodland Witches, Pagans and Magicians in Queen's Wood, Highgate. Meet at the Woodmans' pub garden at 10am. At 10.30am everyone will walk to the woods. Cost: £20/15. 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-Pagans-Magicians/
Saturday 13 October; Tarot Cards for Absolute Beginners - Minor Arcana. Full afternoon class with Sue Terry. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm. Cost: £40. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday 13 October; Crossbones Graveyard - Burying the Outcast with Jelena Bekvalac and John Constable. Part of London Month of the Dead. Venue: Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Rd, London SW10 9UG. Time: 1pm. Tickets: £12. http://londonmonthofthedead.com/
Saturday 13 October; The Pantheon of Pancras - a new guided walk from the writers of The Thin Veil of London. Meet at a pub in St Pancras, London. Time: 2pm - 6.30pm. Tickets: £20 per person (£15 for students and concessions). https://www.minimumlabyrinth.org/the-pantheon-of-pancras.html
Saturday 13 October; The Brompton Time Machine with Stephen Coates hosted by A Curious Invitation. Venue: Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Rd, London SW10 9UG. Time: 3pm. Tickets: £12. http://londonmonthofthedead.com/
Saturday 13 October; Hastings Brough Bonfire Society’s Torchlit Procession and Fireworks. In Hastings, Sussex. Procession starts 7.15pm. Free event. http://www.hbbs.info/
Sunday 14 October; Max Meditation class with Lisabetta every Sunday. Drop-in class suitable for beginners and more experienced meditators. Venue: The Little Escape Therapy Centre, 4 Paxton Mews, off Westow St, London SE19 3RW. Time: 10am-11am. Cost: £12 per class, £30 for 3 classes.
Sunday 14 October; Ageless Wisdom for Everyone. Lecture at the Theosophical Society in London. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8EA. Time: 2pm. Donations welcome. http://theosophicalsociety.org.uk/
Monday 15 October; Shedding Light on Intergenerational and Collective Trauma. Talk by Nicholas Jann at Alternatives. Venue: St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, W1J 9LL. Doors open 6.30pm. Event starts: 7pm. Tickets £10/£15 online. http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Monday 15 October; Live screening – Making Connections: Stonehenge in its Prehistoric World. Members' lecture. Venue: Stevenson Lecture Theatre, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets £8. For more details visit: http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx
Tuesday 16 October; Introduction to Shamanism with Shaman Anthea Durand. Venue: Neils Yard Meeting Room, 14, Neals Yard, London WC2H 9DP. Time: 6.45pm. Tickets: £38.32. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-shamanism-tickets-49962309613
Tuesday 16 October; Meditation for Life (monthly sessions). Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Road, London NW1 4SH. Time: 6.45pm. Cost: £35 for four sessions, or £10 per session. http://www.rsh.anth.org.uk/
Tuesday 16 October; Witches of London Gathering. Venue: front bar of the Cittie of Yorke, 22 High Holborn, London WC1V 6BS. Starting 7.30pm. Meets on the third Tuesday of each month. For any questions email email@example.com or visit http://www.witchfest.net/
Wednesday 17 October; 42 Acres Social Change Series: Resilience and Renewal – How to Use Mindfulness and Art for Social Justice Work with Advaya Initiative. Venue: 42 Acres, 66 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LW. Time: 7pm. Tickets from £15. For more details visit: https://www.42acresshoreditch.com/events/
Wednesday 17 October; More Mead Moot promoted by Pagan FutureFests. Venue: Hope Pub, 48 West Street, Carshalton SM5 2PR. Time: from 7.30pm. Meets on the third Wednesday of each month. http://www.meetup.com/Londonpagancommunity/
Thursday 18 October; Swedenborg and the English Romantics. Open evening and exhibition. The exhibition then runs until November 2. Venue: Swedenborg House, 20 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH. Time: 6pm. Free event but advance booking needed. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/swedenborg-and-the-english-romantics-items-from-the-swedenborg-collection-tickets-49038222644?
Thursday 18 October; Magic to Go. Talk by Edwin Courtenay followed by book launch. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Pl, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 9pm. Tickets: £14/£12. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Thursday 18 October; North West Kent Green Pagan Circle Speakers Moot with Paul Pearson. Venue: Chislehurst Caves, Old Hill, Bromley BR7. Time: 7pm. Entry: £3.50. https://www.facebook.com/events/1848178628613417/
Friday 19 - Sunday 21 October; Mind Body Soul Experience London 2018. Venue: Alexandra Palace, London, N22 7AY. Tickets: £7-£26. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mind-body-soul-experience-london-tickets-45715437103?
Friday 19 October; Crystals and Planetary Magic. Talk by Judy Hall and Edwin Courtenay. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Pl, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Tickets: £14/£12. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Friday 19 October; Samhain Celebration with live music and storytelling. Venue: Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton Lane, Petersfield PO8 0BG. Time: 7pm. Tickets £15. www.butserancientfarm.co.uk
Saturday 20 October; History - Bewitched - 17th Century Witch Trials. Saturday class with Naomi Dickins. Venue: Tonbridge Adult Education Centre, Kent. The cost is £30. Dtails: https://www.kentadulteducation.co.uk/products/pid_39905/History---Bewitched---17th-Century-Witch-Trials.aspx
Saturday 20 October; The Pantheon of Pancras - a new guided walk from the writers of The Thin Veil of London. Meet at a pub in St Pancras, London. Time: 2pm - 6.30pm. Tickets: £20 per person (£15 for students and concessions). https://www.minimumlabyrinth.org/the-pantheon-of-pancras.html
Saturday 20 October;The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe Live at London Fortean Society. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL. Time: 7.15pm. Tickets: £20/£15. http://forteanlondon.blogspot.com/
Sunday, 21 October; Psychic Protection workshop with William Bloom at Alternatives. Venue: The Study Society, Colet House, 151 Talgarth Road, London W14 9DA. Time: 10.30am-5pm. Tickets £85. http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Sunday, 21 October; Ancestral Dance Workshop. Venue: Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 11am-6pm. Tickets: £60. www.aho.community
Sunday 21 October (tbc); Dawn of the Oak. Pagan moot (normally on the third Sunday of each month). Venue: The Sir John Oldcastle, Farringdon Road/Greville Street, London EC1M 3JF. Time: 3pm-6pm. https://www.facebook.com/groups/dawnoftheoak/
Sunday 21 October; Samhain Cacao Goddess ceremony with Wild Women Gatherings. Venue: Private address near Forest Hill station, London SE23. Time: 3pm. Advance booking essential, recommended donation: £15. https://www.meetup.com/WILD-WOMEN-CIRCLES-LONDON/
Sunday 21 October Luna Iter - Journey of the moon - for Pagan and Wiccan Seekers with Luna Iter- Wiccan Seekers London NE. Pub moot followed by a ritual close to each full moon. Venue: Old Ship Inn, Hackney. Moot starts at 4.30pm, then at 6pm moving to a historic site for the ritual. Fee: £4/£5. https://www.meetup.com/Luna-Iter-WiccanSeekersLondonNE/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/266904454161683/
Note: I do not organise any of these events. I try to make sure my listings are correct, but do not always know about changes or ticket availability. Please contact the organiser before attending any event.