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 email@example.com.
Now - 2 June; The Lore of the Land. Exhibition exploring our deep-rooted relationship with the natural world. Venue: The Studio, Horniman Museum and Gardens, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 3PQ. https://www.horniman.ac.uk/visit/exhibitions/the-lore-of-the-land#image-0
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. http://www.wakingthewitch.uk/#
Now - 22 June; Magical Exhibitions in York: Magic and Mystery. Exhibition exploring the fine line between science, religion and magic in medieval society. Venue: Barley Hall, 2 Coffee Yard, York, YO1 8AR. Open 9am-5pm daily. Normal admission costs. https://barleyhall.co.uk/whats-on/magic-mystery/
Now - 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. https://wellcomecollection.org/exhibitions/W_vuwBQAACoA_SY2
Now - end of May; Occult and Symbolism Group Exhibition. Venue: The Underdog Gallery, Arch 6 Crucifix Lane, London SE1 3JW. Time: 6.30pm. The exhibition is free to view. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/384779368774466/
Wednesday 15 May; Free Guided Tour of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (takes place every Wednesday). Venue: UCL, Malet Place, London, WC1 6BT. Time: 2pm. Free, but you must book in advance: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/event-ticketing/booking?
Wednesday 15 May; 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. http://www.meetup.com/Londonpagancommunity/
Thursday 16 May, Sculpting The Goddess at the Royal British Society of Sculptors with the London Drawing Group. Venue: South Kensington, London, SW7 2LB. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £32.03. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sculpting-the-goddess-at-royal-british-society-of-sculptors-tickets-59896049697
Thursday 16 May, Who was King Solomon? Talk and book signing by Ahmed Osman. Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6.30pm. Free event. Details: https://watkinsbooks.com/events/
Friday 17 May and Saturday 18 May, Introduction to Making Sacred Art. A two-day workshop in London, facilitated by Imelda Almqvist, author of the book Sacred Art: A Hollow Bone for Spirit. Venue: Studio near New Cross Gate station, south east London. Time: 10am–5pm. Cost: £160, a non-refundable deposit of £35 secures a place. (email Imelda at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a place and get the full address)
Friday 17 May; Dance of the Goddess. Venue: The Psychedelic Society, Greenhouse, 8 Mackintosh Lane, London E9 6AB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £10-£20. https://www.tickettailor.com/events/thepsychedelicsociety/
Friday 17 May; Meditation and Om Healing - weekly event. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8EA. Time: 7pm. Entry free. http://theosophicalsociety.org.uk/#
Friday 17 - Sunday 19 May; Sussex Faerie Festival 2019 hosted by The Magical Times Magazine. Venue: Alfriston Camping Park, Pleasant Rise Farm, Alfriston, Polegate, East Sussex, BN26 5TN. Adult day tickets £27.50 (includes one night camping), 2 days £55, 3 days £75.50. www.magicalfestivals.co.uk
Saturday 18 May; SPR and Ghost Club Ghost Hunting Workshop. Venue: Society for Psychical Research HQ, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL. Time: 9.30am-5.30pm. Tickets: £20/£25. https://www.spr.ac.uk/
Saturday 18 May; Asteroid Day and Astrology Oracle Cards with Jessica Adams. Hosted by Astrological Lodge of London. Venue: 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Time: 9.30am-5pm. Tickets: £45/£50. https://astrolodge.co.uk/asteroid-day-and-astrology-oracle-cards-with-jessica-adams/?
Saturday 18 - Sunday 19 May; The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic Annual Conference - Betwixt and Between: Isobel Gowdie, the Witch of Auldearn. It accompanies the MWM’s summer exhibition. Venue: The Wellington Hotel, Boscastle, Cornwall, PL35 0AQ. Tickets: £25, advance booking essential by Paypal (reference Gowdie): email@example.com https://museumofwitchcraftandmagic.co.uk/
Saturday 18 May; Your Creative Soul workshop Venue: Friends Meeting House, Hemnall Street, Epping, CM16 4LL. Time: 1.30pm. Tickets: £20, includes tea and coffee and a raffle. For information ring 07927 288904 or email YourCreativeSelf@outlook.com. https://artfromtheheart1.blogspot.com/
Saturday 18 May; My Creative Soul. Workshop with Patricia McNally. Venue: Woodford Church at 9 Grove Crescent, South Woodford London, E18 2JR. Time: 3.15pm. Cost: £6/£5. http://woodfordchurch.com/
Saturday 18 May; Smoke and Mirrors. Storytelling with Vanessa of London Dreamtime. Venue: A secret location near Wapping. Time: 8.15pm. Tickets: £5. For more details email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Sunday 19 May; 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. https://harmonious-healing.com/
Sunday 19 May; Saxons Romans and Druids London - two-hour walking tour with Ross Norman. Meet outside McDonald's Liverpool Street Station, The Concourse, London, EC2M 7PY. Time: 1pm. Free, but donations welcome. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/saxons-romans-and-druids-london-walking-tour-tickets-61333774972?
Sunday 19 May; Gaia-Selene Healing and Protection Circle with London Woodland Witches and Pagans. Location: Queen's Woods, Near Highgate Station. Meet at the Woodman pub at 2pm. Tickets: £5, wear outdoor clothing. Details: https://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Pagans-Magicians/
Sunday 19 May: Luna Iter - Journey of the moon - for Pagan and Wiccan Seekers. Pub moot followed by a ritual close to each full moon. Venue: Pembury Tavern 90 Amhurst Rd, London E8 1JH. Moot usually starts at 4.30pm, then at 6pm moving to a historic site for the ritual. Fee: £4/£5. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1230392930656154/
Monday 20 May; Sacred Drum Making Workshop. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Road, London SE9 6SH. For further details contact Shirlee@wiccamoon.org.uk, call 0208 850 7803 or visit https://www.facebook.com/WiccaMoonEltham/
Monday 20 May; 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. https://astrolodge.co.uk/
Monday 20 May; Come of Age: The Case for Elderhood in a Time of Trouble. Talk by Stephen Jenkinson at Alternatives. Venue: St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, W1J 9LL. Doors open 6.30pm. Event starts: 7pm. Tickets £15/£20.
Tuesday 21 May; 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/ or https://www.facebook.com/events/651945728589403/
Wednesday 22 May; At Home with the Ancients Pyramid Power Meditation. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London E9 7AD. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £30. www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk
Wednesday 22 May; Drumming up your Power Animal. Venue: Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £20. www.aho.community
Thursday 23 May; Energies: Your Creative Self workshop with Daniel Naughnane and Patricia McNally. Venue: Woodford Church at 9 Grove Crescent, South Woodford London, E18 2JR. Time: 2.30pm. Entry: £5/£6 http://woodfordchurch.com/
http://crossbones.org.uk/ or https://www.facebook.com/GooseandCrow/
Friday 24 – Monday 27 May; The London Mind Body Spirit Wellbeing Festival 2019. Venue: Olympia London, Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 8UX. Day tickets £15/£13, advance tickets £13/£11. https://www.mindbodyspirit.co.uk/london
Friday 24 May - 27 October, Secret Rivers: discover the secrets of London's historic waterways. 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
Friday 24 May; African Journeying with Ancestors, Nature and Spirit. Lecture by John Lockley. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £13/£15. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Saturday 25 May; The Way of the Leopard - African Shamanic Teachings on Ancestry, Instinct and Dreams. One-day workshop with John Lockley. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 10am-5pm. Tickets: £85/£105. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Sunday 26 May; The Marseille Tarot -Minor Cards One-day course with Adrien Mastrosimone. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am-5.30pm. Tickets £75. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Please 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 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 email@example.com.