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 - 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 - Sunday 19 August; Lunation Exhibition, part of Moon Festival 2019. Individuals and communities in Woolwich, expressing what the Moon means to them through photography and words: photographs by Sara Hannant displayed alongside personal tales interpreted by the writer Nii Ayikwei Parkes. Venue: Charlton House, Charlton Road, London SE7 8RE. Free entry. https://www.greenwichheritage.org/whats-on/detail/lunation-exhibition
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/
Thursday 8 August; Long Distance Love Bombs: Get Shit Done 101 workshop with Dr. Jeremy Goldberg. Venue: 42 Acres, 66 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LW. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £30.65. For more details visit: https://www.42acresshoreditch.com/events/
Thursday 8 August; The Sound of your Soul. Talk and signing with Anna Cookson. 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 8 August; Madeline Montalban, 'Witch' of St Giles. Talk by Julia Phillips about
a London woman occultist. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets £10. Book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
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Friday 9 August, River Fleet - Women’s Heath Walk and Swim. Stories from river and water mythology, a 3-mile walk plus a swim. Time: 5.30pm - 7.30pm. Tickets: £12.50/£15 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/river-fleet-womens-heath-walk-and-swim-tickets-62257172880
Friday 9 August; Meditation and Om Healing. (Weekly event, usually on a Friday). Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8EA. Time: 7pm. Entry free. http://theosophicalsociety.org.uk/#
Pagan Portals - Candle Magic. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm-3.15pm. Cost: £20 per person. You can book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Saturday 10 August; NWK Pagans - Post Lammas Picnic. Venue: Coldrum Long Barrow, West Malling, Kent. Time: 2pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/972057316519319/
Sunday 11 - Tuesday 20 August, Art and Spirit: Visions of Wonder - Summer Exhibition. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 11am-6pm. Free entry, but donations welcome. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Sunday 11 August, Walking the River Wandle - a guided day long walk along the whole length of the River Wandle from Croydon to Wandsworth. A 14 mile walk with stories from British water mythology. Time: 9am - 7pm. Tickets: £30/£35. (Photo credit: Wandle Park Croydon by Anthony Spratt) https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/walking-the-river-wandle-august-tickets-62591881001
Sunday 11 August; Marseille Tarot II: Minor Cards. Workshop with Adrien Mastrosimone. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am-5.30pm (with a break in the middle). Cost: £75. Deposit £40. You can reserve a place by visiting the shop or online: https://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 11 August,; Forest Bathing in the woods, in Queen's Wood, Highgate. Meet in the cabin behind Queen's Wood Cafe, Highgate. Time: 6pm. Price: £25. https://www.meetup.com/London-Forest-Bathing-Nature-Connection-Meetup/
Monday 12 August; 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/
Tuesday 13 August, What the Dead are Dying to Teach Us. Talk and signing with Claire Broad. Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6pm. Free event. For more details visit the websites http://www.watkinsbooks.com/ or https://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks/
Tuesday 13 August; Astral Projection Workshop with Jade Shaw. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London E9 7AD. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £30 www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk
Tuesday 13 August; Gorean Philosophy. Talk at London Pagan Community Meetup. Adult-themed talk open to over-18s only. Venue: Souk Medina, 1a Short's Gardens, London,WC2H 9AT. Time: 7.30pm. Details: https://www.meetup.com/Londonpagancommunity/
Wednesday 14 August; 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 14 August; 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 14 August, Summer Exhibition event - Demonstration of Psychic Mediumship with a difference, with Gerrie March. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets:£13/£15. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Wednesday 14 August, The Great Holy Mushroom Debate hosted by University of Greenwich Psychedelic Society. Venue: University of Greenwich, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, Greenwich, SE10 9LS. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets · £9.84 - £11.44. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-great-holy-mushroom-debate-tickets-64360434793?
Thursday 15 August; The Ultimate Colin Wilson. Talk and signing with Colin Stanley and Gary Lachman. 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 15 August, Summer Exhibition event - Women of the Golden Dawn and their Creative Arts, with Geraldine Beskin. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £13/£15. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Thursday 15 - Sunday 18 August, Asgardian Heathen Festival 2019. Venue: North Park, Church Street, Holme, Peterborough, PE73PB. Various ticket prices, but 3-day adult tickets are £50, including camping. https://app.etickets.to/buy/
Friday 16 August; River Fleet - Valley of the Wells. Story walk following the course of the River Fleet through the Valley of Wells from St Pancras Old Church to Clerk's Well, full of myths and folktales. Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm. Tickets: £12.50/£15. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/river-fleet-valley-of-wells-tickets-62056268971
Friday 16 August; Satsang with Adyashanti. Talk by Adyashanti. Venue: The Institute of Education, Logan Hall, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL. Event starts: 7pm. Tickets: £20/£25. https://www.alternatives.org.uk/
https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Saturday 17 August; Egyptian Gods and Goddesses - Gallery Talk. Venue: Room 4, 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
Saturday 17 August, Summer Exhibition event - Women of the Golden Dawn and their Creative Arts, with Geraldine Beskin. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £13/£15. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Sunday 18 August; 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 18 August; Pagan Pride South Summer Festival 2019. Venue: Palmerston Park, Southampton
SO14. Time: 11am. https://www.facebook.com/events/390474318194658/
Please note: I am not responsible for any of these events except my candle magic 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 email@example.com