Wednesday 10 April 2019

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 - 2 June; The Lore of the Land. Exhibition exploring our deep-rooted relationship with the natural world. Venue: The Studio, Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3PQ.

Now - 22 April; A Coven A Grove A Stand. Art installation rediscovering the persecution of witches and reimagining the landscape, by Susan Pui San Lok. Venue: Firstsite Gallery, Lewis Gardens, High Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1JH. Free. Open daily 10am to 5pm.

Now - October; Waking the Witch. Touring exhibition curated by Legion Projects and supported by Arts Council England. Venues: (1 May - 8 June) Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury; (September - October 2019) Bonington Gallery, Nottingham.

Now - 31 October; Betwixt and Between: Isobel Gowdie, the Witch of Auldearn - the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic's summer exhibition. Venue: The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, Boscastle, Cornwall. Entry with museum ticket.

Wednesday 10 April; Reading from Aleister Crowley's The Book of the Law at noon each day. An annual tradition at The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London WC1A 1LY. Time noon. Free event, just turn up.

Wednesday 10 April; 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:

Wednesday 10 April, Feminist Icons - Sculpting the Goddess organised by Crabtree and Evelyn. Venue: Crabtree and Evelyn Islington Townhouse, 294 Upper Street, London N1 2TU. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £20.

Wednesday 10 April;  London Kabbalah Group weekly meeting. Venue: The Meditation Centre, St Marks, Myddelton Square, London EC1R 1XX. Time: 7.30pm. Entry: £10.

Thursday 11, Friday 12, Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April; 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:

Thursday 11 April - 15 September; Smoke and Mirrors - exhibition about the psychology of magic. It includes items from the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic. There are also live performances of stage conjuring on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Venue: Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE. Free admission.

Thursday 11, Saturday 13 and Saturday 20 April; Tea Ceremony and Labyrinth at St. Augustine's Tower with Sound Mysterium. Venue: St. Augustine's Tower, Hackney, London E8 1HT London, United Kingdom. Time: 7.15pm. Tickets: £25.

Thursday 11 April; The Lost Gods of London. Talk by Robert Kingham of Minimum Labyrinth 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.) To guarantee a seat, email

Friday 12 April; Open Evening at the College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 4.30pm-9pm. Cost: £25 Advance booking advised. For details visit

Friday 12 April;  The Lonely Sea and the Loneliness of Initiation from 'The Ancient Mariner' to Modern Spiritual Renewal. Seminar with With Dr Andrew Welburn Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 6XT. Time: 7pm. Entry £5.

Friday 12 Aprill; Meditation and OM Healing. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8EA. Time: 7pm. Free event.

Friday 12 April; Through a Glass Darkly: An Intimate Performance by Mike Coffey. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets £12. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email:

Saturday 13 April; An Introduction to Shamanic Journeying with Shamanic Walks of Consciousness. Venue: Shamanic Space, 11 Hilly Fields Crescent, Brockley, · South London. Time: 10am-5pm. Tickets £97.50.

Saturday 13 April; Practical Wicca: Altars, Broom, Wand & Pentacle making workshop with London Woodland Witches Magicians and Outdoor Pagans. Venue: Wimbledon Woods. Meet outside Windmill Tea Room, Windmill Road, London, SW19 5NQ. Time: 10.30am-5.30pm. Cost: £30/£25 You must reserve a place in advance. Wear outdoor clothes and bring food and drink to share. Details and bookings:

Saturday 13 April; 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). Two performances: 3pm and 6pm. Details and booking:

Saturday 13 April; The Secret History of Magic, Witchcraft and the Occult. Walking tour starting at Saint Paul's Churchyard, London, EC4M 8BX. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £10.

Sunday 14 April; Sunday 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 April; Shamanic workshop. Venue: Woodford Church at 9 Grove Crescent, South Woodford London, E18 2JR. Time: 11am-4pm. Cost: £10 pay at door.

Sunday 14 April; Scrying by Candlelight. Four-hour afternoon workshop on divination with crystal balls, mirrors, water and flame. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm-5.30pm (with a break in the middle). Cost: £40 per person. You can reserve a place by calling 020 7419 8507, emailing, visiting the shop or online:

Monday 15 - Friday 19 April Witch; Unburied, Unburnt, Unbound Bristol Art Exhibition. Venue: The Vestibules, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TR.

Monday 15 April; The Fellowship of The Spring - London Water Pilgrimage, Starts at Tower Hill, London, EC3N 4; ends at Westminster Abbey. Time: 11am start. Free event, bring drums, bells or rattles. More details:

Monday 15 April; Free Beginners Astrology Class by Astrological Lodge of London. (Every Monday evening). Venue: 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA, Time: 6pm-6.50pm. Tickets: Free.

Monday 15 April; Red Tent - Let's Talk About Being Childless. Women-only meeting organised by South London Red Tent. Venue is a private house in South London and you must be a member of the group to sign up. Time 7.30pm.

Tuesday 16 April; 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 or visit or

Wednesday 17 April; More Mead Moot with Pagan FutureFests. Venue: Hope Pub, 48 West Street, Carshalton SM5 2PR. Time: from 7.30pm. Meets on the third Wednesday of each month.

Thursday 18 April; Opening Night Reception for the Occult and Symbolism Group Exhibition. Venue: The Underdog Gallery, Arch 6 Crucifix Lane, London SE1 3JW. Time: 6.30pm. The exhibition runs until the end of May and is free to view, but you must reserve a place for the opening event. Details:

Thursday 18 April; 21 Rituals to Ignite Your Intuition. Talk and book signing by Theresa Cheung. Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6.30pm. Free event. Details:

Thursday 18 April; Wiccan Full Moon Ceremony by the river Thames with London Woodland Witches Magicians and Outdoor Pagans. Venue: Meet outside Tate Modern and Bankside Gallery, London SE1 at 7.30pm for a Wiccan circle ritual on the banks of the Thames. Cost: £3 You must reserve a place in advance. Wear outdoor clothes and bring food and drink to share. Details and bookings:

Friday 19 April; Pink Full Moon Overnight Gong Bath. Venue: Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 10pm-7am. Tickets: £45.

Saturday 20 April; Workshop - Inanna The Warrior. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Road, London SE9 6SH. Time: 11am-4.30pm. Tickets: £45 For further details contact, call 0208 850 7803 or visit or

Saturday 20 April; Lions and Sphinxes in Ancient Egypt. Gallery Talk. Venue:  Room 4, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15pm. Free entry. For more details visit:

Sunday 21 April; Peace Fires for the Full Moon. Light a candle or fire for peace wherever you are in the world, for just for 10 minutes or an hour or longer and state the intention: “Let there be peace on earth and love for one another.” Details:

Sunday 21 April; Foraging Walk with John the Poacher on Hackney Marshes. Meet at Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 11am-3.30pm. Tickets: £35.

Sunday 21 April; 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.

Please note: I do not organise any of these events except my scrying by candlelight workshop. 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. If you want an event listed on my blog, or spot anything that needs changing, please email

No comments: