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 - 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. https://museumofwitchcraftandmagic.co.uk/
Now - 8 September; Museum of the Moon. Luke Jerram's artwork featuring NASA imagery of the Moon. Venue: The Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD. Free event. https://www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/exhibitions/museum-of-the-moon.html
Now - 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
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 - 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/#
Wednesday 5 June; 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 5 June; 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 5 June; Gemini New Moon Gong Bath. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London E9 7AD. Two sessions: Time: 7pm and 8.30pm. Tickets: £20. www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk
Thursday 6 June; The Truth Inside: Messages from My Daughter in the Afterlife. Talk and book signing with author Ali Norell. Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6.30pm. Free event. For more details visit the websites http://www.watkinsbooks.com/ or https://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks/
Thursday, June 6; Shamanic Journeying with a Drum with Sarah Fox. Venue: Clearly Destiny, 12 Woburn Walk · London. (Every Wednesday until July 11) Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £12. https://www.meetup.com/Shamanic-Journeying-with-a-drum/
Thursday 6 June; Ann Wisnper - Ghost or (Sheep) Goats - SPR talk. Venue: Society for Psychical Research HQ, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £2/£5. https://www.spr.ac.uk/
Friday 7 June; 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 7 June; Soul Flame Gong Bath with Diana Vernon. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £22/£25. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Friday 7 June; Launch: Very Practical Magic - book launch talk and party with Nicola Kelleher. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Tickets free but you must reserve a place in advance. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/very-practical-magic-book-launch-tickets-58500700169?
Saturday 8 June; Learn the Art of Scrying. Workshop with Michelle Hawcroft. 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 8 June; Soul Visions workshop with artist and illustrator Suchin. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Road, London SE9 6SH. Time: 11am – 4.30pm. Cost: £39.99 per person. Bring your lunch. For further details contact Shirlee@wiccamoon.org.uk, call 0208 850 7803 or visit https://www.facebook.com/WiccaMoonEltham/ Bookings here: https://www.wiccamoon.co.uk/ourshop/prod_6762230-New-Product.html?#
Saturday 8 June; Saxons, Romans and Druids in London - two-hour walking tour with Ross Norman. Meet outside McDonald's Liverpool Street Station, The Concourse, London, EC2M 7PY. Time: 11am. Free, but donations welcome and tickets must be booked in advance. https://www.facebook.com/events/301889984093663/
Saturday 8 June; Heart Beat. An evening of drumming and song with Gong Master Olaf Nixon. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 6pm - 7.30pm. Tickets: £21/£23. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Sunday 9 June; 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/
Monday 10 - Friday 28 June; Art Exhibition - The Book of Shadows - the Lost Code of the Tarot by Andrea AsteVenue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London, Eng WC1A 1LY. There is an launch party at 7pm on 10 June; you must reserve a place in advance. Call 020 7405 2120 or visit http://theatlantisbookshop.com/
Monday 10 June; 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 10 June; Climate Change and Consciousness. Talk and book signing by Robert Holden, Paul Dickinson and Mari Hollander. Venue: St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, W1J 9LL. Doors open 6.30pm. Event starts: 7pm. Tickets £15/£20. https://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Monday 10 June; River Fleet - Harbour Deep. Storytelling walk with Rebecca Leach McDonald. Discover the myths and legends of early London; visit sacred wells and ancient ruins and hear stories of Gods and Goddesses. Starts at Blackfriars Pier, White Lion Hill, London EC4V 3QR. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: Tickets: · £12.50 - £15. https://www.facebook.com/events/817161238657773/
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Monday 10 June; Group Study - The Temple Legend at Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 6XT. Time: 7pm. Entry £3. https://www.meetup.com/rudolf-steiner-spiritual-science/
Monday 10 June; Experiencing the Impossible: The Science of Magic. Talk by Dr Gustav Kuhn, author of a book of the same name, at London Fortean Society. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL. Time: 7.15pm. Tickets: £6. http://forteanlondon.blogspot.com/
Tuesday 11 June; The Birth of Norway: Folk and Nation in the Viking Age - Gallery Talk. Venue: Room 41, 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
Tuesday 11 June, Secret Rivers: Sacred Waters. Talk at the Museum of London Docklands. Venue: No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £15 adults, £9 studends. https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london-docklands
Tuesday 11 June; The Power of Astral Projection. Talk by Jade Shaw. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £13/£15. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Tuesday 11 June, Dragons in the Waters of Borneo: Power, Protection and Threat. Talk hosted by the Radical Anthropology Group. Venue: Daryll Forde Seminar Room, Anthropology Building, 14 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW. Time: 7pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/452831968806815/
https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Thursday 13 June; Guided Walk and Book Launch Party for Thankfull Sturdee by Sarah Crofts. The walk covers Deptford locations known to Thankfull Sturdee and will finish at the Dog and Bell, Prince Street, Deptford, for the launch party. Walk starts at 5pm at Sayes Court Park, Sayes Court Street, Deptford, London, SE8. The walk and party free, but you must book a place in advance here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/thankfull-sturdee-walk-in-deptford-tickets-63154845844? The book will be on sale at £10 (full price is £12).
Thursday 13 June; Messages from the Masters. Talk and book signing with author Ted Mahr. Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6.30pm. Free event. For more details visit the websites http://www.watkinsbooks.com/ or https://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks/
Thursday 13 June; Eliphas Levi, the Socialist Magus. Lecture by Dr Julian Strube. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm. Tickets £10. Book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Thursday 13 June; The Megalithic John Michell. 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 14 June; Southwark Festival of Words: Story Night organised by London Dreamtime. Venue: John Harvard Library Borough High Street SE1. Time: 7pm. Tickets: free, but you must reserve a place in advance. For more details email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit https://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Friday 14 June; Is Your Thinking Affecting Your Health? Talk by Kamini Desai. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £13/£15. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Friday 14 June; Summer Solstice Drum Ceremony. Venue: Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £10. www.aho.community
Saturday 15 June; Tarot Cards Introduced. Half-day course with Sue Terry. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm-5.30pm. Tickets £40. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 16 June; Shamanic workshop. Venue: Woodford Church at 9 Grove Crescent, South Woodford London, E18 2JR. Time: 11am-4pm. Cost: £10 pay at door. http://woodfordchurch.com/
Sunday 16 June; Develop Your Untapped Psychic/Clairvoyant Skills. One-day workshop with the Tarot and Esoteric Discovery Group. Venue: The Light Zone, Apt B, 61 Compayne Gardens, London NW6 3DB. Time: 11am-6pm. Cost: £77 or £100 for two tickets. https://www.meetup.com/Tarot-and-Esoteric-Discovery-Group/
Sunday 16 June; London Woodland Witches and Pagans will be attending the London Rathayatra 2019 Krishna Chariot Festival. Location: Hyde Park, off South Carriage Drive, London SW7 1SE.
Gather at Hyde Park from 11.45am for noon for the chariot start. Festivities will be in Trafalgar square from 2pm- 5pm. Details: https://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Pagans-Magicians/
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.