Thursday, 1 November 2018

This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London


Here is a listing of events in London over the next week or so plus a few in other parts of the UK that could be of interest to pagans. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at badwitch1234@gmail.com.

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 - 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

Now – Tuesday 19 February 2019; Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War. Exhibition at the British Library. Venue: PACCAR Gallery, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB. Full price tickets £16. https://www.bl.uk/events/anglo-saxon-kingdoms

Now - 3 November; Ghosts for the Black Country - Paintings for Halloween. Art Exhibition at The Atlantis Bookshop. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London, WC1A 1LY. Exhibition open 11am-6pm Monday to Saturday. Tel: 020 7405 2120.

Now - 11 November; International Online Congress of Witchcraft and Magic. Free grimoire of articles and spells in both English and Spanish from international personalities - including myself. My own contribution is an article about poppets and three poppet spells for the collective grimoire. There are also online classes. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2213895181984914/

Thursday 1 and Friday 2 November Morning tour: an introduction to ancient Egypt. Venue: Room 4, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 8.50am. Tickets £30. For more details visit: http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx

Thursday 1 November; The Labyrinth as Your Path to Self Discovery. Talk by Tony Christie. 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 1 November; Talk: How to keep your etheric and astral bodies fit and healthy. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 6XT. Time: 7.30pm. Entry £5/£7. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-keep-your-etheric-astral-bodies-fit-healthy-tickets-51120455659?

Thursday 1 November; PFL Samhain Open Ritual. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL. Time: 7.30pm. Entry: £6/£5 (PF members and concessions). https://pflondon.info/

Thursday 1 November; Arab Protective Magic. Lecture by Ziad Haloub. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm start. Tickets £9. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Friday 2 November; 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 2 November; Witches’ Pyramid. Book launch with talk with Robert Hardy. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm-10pm. Tickets £9.99. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Friday 2 November; Art and Conscious with Mary Attwood. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Tickets: £14/£12. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Saturday 3 November; Gippeswyck Pagan Conference 2018. Venue:
Martlesham Community Hall, Martlesham, IP5 3. Starts: 9.45am. Tickets: £10. https://www.facebook.com/events/165337174073527/

Saturday 3 November; Witchfest Market and Halloween Ball in Reading. Venue: Rivermead Leisure Complex, Richfield Avenue, Reading, Berkshire RG1 8EQ. Time: 10am-11pm. Admission to the market is free, talks and workshops cost extra. https://witchfest.net/events/witchfest-market-halloween-ball/

Saturday 3 November; Labyrinth – Your Path to Self-Discovery. Workshop with Tony Christie at Alternatives. Venue: De Vere West One, 9-10 Portland Place, London W1B 1PR. Time: 10.30am-4pm. Tickets £70/£85 online. http://www.alternatives.org.uk/

Saturday 3 November; 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: 11am - 4.30pm (with stop for lunch). Tickets: £20 per person (£15 for students and concessions). https://www.minimumlabyrinth.org/the-pantheon-of-pancras.html

Saturday 3 November; Samhain Wild Hunt 2018 with Glastonbury Dragons at Glastonbury, Somerset. Time: 2.30pm. Free event. https://www.facebook.com/events/261095108003884/

Saturday 3 November; Talk and Heathen Rite for Winternights. Short Lecture and Blot with  Andre and Amanda Henriques. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 3pm-5.30pm. Tickets £10. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Saturday 3 November; Heart Beat Drumming Collective with Olaf Nixon. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Cost: £20/£22. Advance booking recommended. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Saturday 3 November; The Beautiful and the Damned costume party at Vout-O-Reenee’s - with storytelling by London Dreamtime. Venue: Vout-O-Reenee's 30 Prescot Street London E1 8BB.
Time: 6pm till late. Tickets: £8.97. Tickets must be bought in advance. For more details email vanessa@londondreamtime.com or visit https://londondreamtime.com/calendar/

Sunday 4 November; 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.
http://www.harmonious-healing.com.

Sunday 4 November For the Love of London. A celebratory walk and rite to reawaken the London Stone in its restored place at the heart of London. Starts at  London Stone, 109 Cannon St, London EC4N. Time: 11am-5pm. Free event but you must let the organisers know you are attending. contact jeremy@jeremyrye.com or theoifenally@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/events/2124124147653337/

Sunday 4 November; North West Kent Green Pagan Circle Moot. Venue: Chislehurst Caves, Bromley, BR7 5NL. Time: 11am. https://www.facebook.com/groups/445487428816887/

Sunday 4 November; Druidic Samhain/Hallowmas 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. https://www.facebook.com/events/498397013967751/

Sunday 4 November; Stag Watch and Wand Making in Richmond Park with Woodland Witches, Pagans and Magicians. Venue: Richmond Park, Richmond Hill TW10 6RP. Meet at Coffee shop in Richmond Station ticket hall by 1pm or by Richmond Gate at 1.30pm. Cost: £5. 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/

Sunday 4 November; 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/

Sunday 4 November; The Crick Crack Club presents The Gods and Monsters Show. Performance. Venue: British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 2.30pm. Tickets: £8. For more details visit: http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx

Monday 5 November; Reclaim the Sacred 2018 - a day of public ritual in Central London. Starts at The Dragon on the southeast side of London Bridge at 1pm. Events go on until 5pm at various locations. Free event. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/338581106908753/

Monday 5 November; Day of the Dead - London Dreamtime Story Circle at Library London. Venue: Library London 112 St Martin's Lane, London WC2N 4BD. Time: 6pm for 6.30pm start. Price: £6/£2. For more details, email vanessa@londondreamtime.com or visit https://londondreamtime.com/calendar/

Monday 5 November; Coming Back to Life. Talk by Michael Neil 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/

Tuesday 6 November; An insight into a traditional East Anglian witchcraft family and their ways. Talk at Romford Moot. Venue: The Golden Lion, 2 High Street, Romford, RM1 1HR. Time: 7.30pm. Entry £4. https://www.facebook.com/mammamoonmagick/

Tuesday 6 November; The Brave White Buffalo Women's Circle with Tatanka Love. (Normally meets every Tuesday.) Venue: Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £20. www.aho.community

Tuesday 6 November; Where the Light Gets In: The Occult Roots of Computing. Talk at London Fortean Society. Venue: The Miller, 96 Snowsfields, London Bridge, London SE1 3SS. Time: 7.45pm. Tickets: £5/£2. http://forteanlondon.blogspot.com/

Tuesday 6 November; Witches' Inn Gathering. Venue: The Hatch Public House, 44 Hatchlands Road, Redhill, RH1 6AT. Starts at 8pm. Moots are the first Tuesday of each month. For more details visit: https://www.facebook.com/The-Witches-Inn-1568424150049437/

Wednesday 7 November; Seance at Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Road, London SE9 6SH. Time: 2pm. Cost: £10. For further details contact Shirlee@wiccamoon.org.uk, call 0208 850 7803 or visit https://www.facebook.com/WiccaMoonEltham/

Wednesday 7 November; 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/

Wednesday 7 November; Wicca New Moon - Healing and Psychic Protection Circle  with Woodland Witches, Pagans and Magicians in Queen's Wood, Highgate. Meet at the Woodmans' pub garden at 7pm. At 7.30pm everyone will walk to the woods. Cost: £5. 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/

Wednesday 7 November; From ‘Wellness Wanker’ to Wellness Rebel. Talk by Pixie Turner. Venue: The Star and Garter, 60 Old Woolwich Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NY. Time: 7.30pm. Details: http://greenwich.skepticsinthepub.org

Thursday 8 and Friday 9 November Morning tour: an introduction to ancient Egypt. Venue: Room 4, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 8.50am. Tickets £30. For more details visit: http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx

Thursday 8 November - 24 February 2019. I am Ashurbanipal, King of the World, King of Assyria. Exhibition at the British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. For more details visit: http://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar.aspx

Thursday 8 November; Santisima Muerte Workshop, includes a ritual box for all participants. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Road, London SE9 6SH. Time: 2pm. Cost: £15, including ritual box. For further details contact Shirlee@wiccamoon.org.uk, call 0208 850 7803 or visit https://www.facebook.com/WiccaMoonEltham/

Thursday 8 November; Blessings from Beijing. Talk by Greg C Bruno. 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 8 November; Charlie Morley: The Power of the Shadow – From Darkness To Light. Venue: 42 Acres, 66 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LW. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £15. For more details visit: https://www.42acresshoreditch.com/events/

Thursday 8 November; Inklings: The Stories of the Storytellers (play and book signing) hosted by His and Hers Theatre Company and Treadwells. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm. Ticket £10. https://www.remotegoat.com/uk/event/230990/inklings-stories-of-storytellers-tolkien-lewis/

Thursday 8 November; Gerald Gardner 101. 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 cunningfolkmusic@gmail.com

Friday 9 November; Witches' Banquet Oak 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 9 November; Awakening the Divine Feminine Workshop. Venue: The Chartherhouse Clinic,
98 Crawford Street, London, W1H 2HL. Time: 6.30pm. Cost: £15. https://www.meetup.com/Self-Development-and-Spiritual-Workshops-Central-London/

Friday 9 November; Intuitive Tarot Readings Night with the Tarot and Esoteric Discovery Group. Beginners welcome. Venue: The Light Zone, Apt B, 61 Compayne Gardens, London NW6 3DB. Time: 7pm. Cost: £12/£15. https://www.meetup.com/Tarot-and-Esoteric-Discovery-Group/

Friday 9 November; Carl Jung's Red Book. Talk by Brenda Crowther. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Pl, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 9pm. Tickets: £14/£12. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Friday 9 - Sunday 11 November; Ancestral Connections London hosted by Expressive Movement and African Constellations. Venue: 31 Bolney St, Vauxhall, London SW8 1EN. Time: Friday 7pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10am.Three-day tickets: £240/£190/£160. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/186076515385732/

Friday 9 November; Spells: Occult Poetry for the 21st Century. Candle-lit  readings of occult poetry from the book Spells. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets free/£10 with copy of book Spells. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Saturday 10 November; Understanding the Uncanny - Study Day with series of lectures. Venue: Society for Psychical Research HQ, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL. Time 10am-5pm. Tickets: £42/£38. https://www.spr.ac.uk/

Saturday 10 November; Gnosticism and Magic. Day-long class on Western Esotericism with David Goddard. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London, WC1A 1LY. Time: 11am-5pm. Tickets: £50. Tel: 020 7405 2120. http://theatlantisbookshop.com/atlantis-events/

Saturday 10 November; Tarot Cards for Absolute Beginners  (Major Arcana). Afternoon class with Sue Terry. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm-5.30pm. Cost: £40 per person. You can reserve a place by calling 020 7419 8507, emailing info@treadwells-london.com, visiting the shop or online: https://www.treadwells-london.com/

Saturday 10 November; Manifesting with the Moon. Workshop with Yasmin Boland at Alternatives. Venue:Regent's University, Inner Circle, Regents Park, London NW1 4NS. Time: 1.30-5.30pm. Tickets £50 online. http://www.alternatives.org.uk/

Sunday 11 November; The British Museum and the Awakening of English Magic. Walking Tour with Caroline Wise organised by Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am. Ticket price £15. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Sunday 11 November; 11:11 The Goddess. Performance by Sun At Night London. Venue: Shoreditch Church, Shoreditch High Street, London, E1 6JN. Time: 5.30pm. Free. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/1111-the-goddess-tickets-51736332764?

Note: I am not responsible for any of these events. Although I try to make sure my listings are accurate I do know always know about changes or ticket availability. Please contact the organiser before attending any event.

1 comment:

Sun Dry said...

I love this place. I had an event here back in May last year and I felt like it was a perfect day for us! The event venue provides you with an event Specialist as part of your package which is extremely helpful. Plus all of us dressed up only added to the entire ambience.