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. There's a full moon tomorrow too - so the perfect time for doing magic!
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/
Now - 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/
Wednesday 14 August; Forest Bathing in the woods, in Queen's Wood, Highgate. Meet in the cabin behind Queen's Wood Cafe, Highgate. Time: 9.30am. Price: £25. https://www.meetup.com/London-Forest-Bathing-Nature-Connection-Meetup/
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, 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 August; Apophyllite Moon Meditation and Rituals with Wolf Sister. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London E9 7AD. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £40 www.sheslostcontrol.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; 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/#
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, 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 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/
Monday 19 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/
Monday 19 August, Summer Exhibition event - The Art and Life of Pamela Colman Smith with Caroline Wise. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £13/£15. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Tuesday, 20 August; 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.witchfest.net/ or https://www.facebook.com/coawitchesoflondon/
Wednesday 21 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 21 August; When Plants Dream: Ayahuasca and the Global Psychedelic Renaissance. Talk and signing with Vicky Hartley. 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/
19 Compton Terrace, London, N1 2UN. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £5/£3. https://www.facebook.com/events/300670604150008/
Wednesday 21 August; 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 22 August; Crowley on Film. Talk by Gary Parsons. 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.
http://crossbones.org.uk/ or https://www.facebook.com/GooseandCrow/
Saturday 24 - Monday 26 August; Luna Iter Camp at Moat Mount. Venue: Moat Mount Outdoor Centre, Barnet Way, London NW7 3A. Full price adult tickets £20. https://www.facebook.com/events/754232751645931/
Saturday 24 August; Wicca Moon Presents a Day of Ritual and Magic to Honour Goddess Diana and Aradia her daughter the Queen of witches. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Road, London SE9 6SH. Time: 11am till 4.30pm. Early bird price £45.For further details contact Shirlee@wiccamoon.org.uk, call 0208 850 7803 or visit https://www.facebook.com/WiccaMoonEltham/ or http://www.wiccamoon.co.uk
Sunday 25 August; The Marseille Tarot Introduced. 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/
http://www.treadwells-london.com or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Sunday 25 August; NWK Moot. Venue: Chistlehurst caves. Time: 11am. You must be a member of the group to attend. https://www.facebook.com/groups/445487428816887/
Please note: I am not responsible for 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