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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 22 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 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; Witch Hunts Today: From Matthew Hopkins to Twenty-First Century Persecution. Talks at London Fortean Society. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL. Time: 7.15pm. Tickets: £6. http://forteanlondon.blogspot.com/
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/
Friday 24 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/#
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/
Saturday 25 May; Witchfest Midlands 2019. Large pagan convention with talks, workshops, esoteric market, and entertainment. Speakers include Professor Ronald Hutton, Kate West, Emma Restall Orr, Damh the Bard, Ashley Mortimer and Rachel Patterson. Full tickets: £17 for members, £20 for non-members. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/witchfest-midlands-2019-tickets-46495256564?
Saturday 25 May; Taster session for those interested in joining a psychic circle. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Road, London SE9 6SH. Time: 2pm. For further details contact Shirlee@wiccamoon.org.uk, call 0208 850 7803 or visit https://www.facebook.com/WiccaMoonEltham/
Saturday 25 May; 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. https://www.facebook.com/events/680533099083590/
Saturday 25 May; Ecstatic Dance London presents: Conscious Clubbing and Cacao. Venue: St Peter's Church, 310 Kennington Lane, London SE11 5HY. Time: 8pm. Tickets from £13.38. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ecstatic-dance-london-presents-conscious-clubbing-cacao-sound-journey-tickets-54652112941?
Sunday 26 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, Crystal Palace, London SE19 3RW. Time: 10am-11am. Cost: £12 per class, £30 for 3 classes. https://harmonious-healing.com/
Sunday 26 May; NWK Moot. Venue: Chislehurst caves. Time: 11am. You must be a member of the group to attend. https://www.facebook.com/groups/445487428816887/
Sunday 26 May; The Kith of the Tree and the Well heathen moot. Venue: The Horseshoe Inn, 26 Melior Street, London SE1 3QP. Time: 2pm. https://www.meetup.com/The-Kith-of-The-Tree-and-The-Well/
Sunday 26 May; Marlowe's Heart of Darkness. Walk with poet-psychogeographer Niall McDevitt. Starts at Island Gardens DLR station, Manchester Rd, London, E14 3HT at 2pm. Tickets: £10. https://www.facebook.com/events/333290020669382/
Monday 27 May; First Steps in Thelema. Evening seminar workshop with Marco Visconti. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Tickets £20. Book online at http://www.treadwells-london.com or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Tuesday 28 May; You Were Not Born To Suffer. Talk and book signing with Blake Bauer. 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/ or https://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks/
Wednesday 29 May; Resurgence Talks: Intelligent Happiness with Nic Marks. Venue: 42 Acres, 66 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LW. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £12. For more details visit: https://www.42acresshoreditch.com/events/
Wednesday 29 May; John Michell’s Enchanted Landscape. Lecture by London folklorist Rob Stephenson at London Fortean Society. Venue: The Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX.. Time: 7.45pm. Tickets: £4/£2. http://forteanlondon.blogspot.com/
Wednesday 29 May; Hertford and Ware Moot Moot. (Usually last Wednesday of each month.) Venue: The White Horse, 33 Castle Street, SG14 1HH Hertford, Hertfordshire. Time: 8pm. Entry: £3. https://www.facebook.com/groups/104788436218047/
Thursday, 30 May; Secret Rivers: a liquid Late hosted by Museum of London and Ben Aaronovitch. Venue: Museum of London Docklands, No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £12. https://www.facebook.com/events/281159479462637/
Friday 31 May; Parthenon: the Meaning of the Sculptures - Gallery Talk. Venue: Room 18, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15pm. Free, just turn up. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar/gallery_talks.aspx
Friday 31 May; Friday evening pre-conference drinks before the start of the Magickal Women Conference Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets £5. Book online at http://www.treadwells-london.com or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Saturday 1 June; The Magickal Women Conference; Venue: Queen’s Gate, South Kensington, London SW7. Time: 9am-5pm. Tickets £75. https://www.magickalwomenconference.com/
Saturday 1 June; The Pantheon of Pancras. Five-hour walk with Minimum Labyrinth. Tickets: £20 (£15 concessions). Starts 2pm. Details and booking: www.minimumlabyrinth.org.
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.