Here are events in London plus a few in other parts of the UK 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 - 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 - 2 February 2020; William Blake exhibition. Venue: Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG. Entry: £18/£17/free for members. https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/william-blake-artist?
Now - March 2020; Ithell Colquhoun exhibition. Venue: The Last Tuesday Society and the Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, 11 Mare Street, London E8 4RS. http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/
Now - November; Waking the Witch. Touring exhibition curated by Legion Projects and supported by Arts Council England. Venue: Bonington Gallery, Nottingham. http://www.wakingthewitch.uk/#
Throughout October; London Month of the Dead organised by Curious Invitation and Antique Beat in conjunction with London's Magnificent Seven cemeteries. Tours, talks, workshops and entertainment on the theme of death. For a full list of the events and to book tickets, visit the London Month of the Dead website: https://londonmonthofthedead.com/
Wednesday 9 October; Free Guided Tour of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (every Wednesday). Venue: UCL, Malet Place, London, WC1 6BT. Time: 2pm. Free, but book in advance: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/event-ticketing/booking?
Wednesday 9 October; Reincarnation Reports. SPR talk. Venue: Society for Psychical Research HQ, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £2/£5. https://www.spr.ac.uk/
Wednesday 9 October; John Dee: Scientist or sorcerer? An illustrated talk by historian Will Bird. Venue: Twickenham Library Garfield Rd, Twickenham, TW1 3JT. Time: 7pm to 8pm. Price: £3. https://www.richmond.gov.uk/services/libraries/libraries_whats_on/talks_and_events_in_libraries
Thursday 3 October; Kali Goddess Circle with Breathwork. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London E9 7AD. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £30. www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk
Thursday 10 October; Rosaleen Norton: Pan's Daughter. Talk by Julia Phillips. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm start. Tickets £10. Book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2438110887/ To guarantee a seat, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 11 October, Moonlight on Store Street, a street party with a twist, part of the Bloomsbury Festival. Location: Store Street, London, WC1E. Time: 6pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/440385160084797/
Friday 11 October, Meditative Kirtan Evening with Sonya Kumar and Daisy Bowman and Neil Kerr. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £22/£25. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Friday 11 October; 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 11 - Saturday 12 October; London Tarot Conference. Venue: Holiday Inn, Kensington High Street, London. Speakers include Geraldine Beskin, Mary K Greer, Caitlin Matthews, Davide De Angelis, Katrina Wynne, Avril Price, Richard Abbot and Anastasia Haysler. Tickets £120 per day, £230 for both days. http://tarotconference.co.uk/
Saturday 12 October; Awaken the Goddess Festival with full programme of talks and workshops ritual. Venue: The Old Mortuary, St Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe, London, SE16 4JE. Full access tickets: £20 for early bird ticket, £25 normal price. Website: www.awakenthegoddess.co.uk
Saturday 12 October; An Introduction to Shamanic Journeying with Shamanic Walks of Consciousness. Venue: Shamanic Space, 11 Hilly Fields Crescent, Brockley, · South London. Time: 10am-5pm. Tickets £97.50. https://www.meetup.com/Shamanic-Walks-of-Consciousness/
Saturday 12 October; Personal Mythologies for Today. First part of two-Saturday course run by Ken Rees. Second day is 19 October. Venue: The Mary Ward Centre, Queen Square, London WC1 (nearest tube stations – Holborn, Russell Square). Time: 10.15am – 5.30pm. Fees: £57 Cons: £20. Course No: 453. Enrolment: 0207 269 6000 (or online). Enquires: 0208 671 6372. Website: www.marywardcentre.ac.uk
Saturday 12 October; Hoodoo and Conjure Workshop: making old-style mojo pouches and candle dressing. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Road, London SE9 6SH. Time: 2pm -4.30pm. Workshop is free, but the kit costs £25 per person For further details call 0208 850 7803 or visit https://www.facebook.com/WiccaMoonEltham/ or https://www.wiccamoon.co.uk/ourshop/cat_1460861-Event-Workshops.html?
Saturday 12 October; Heart Beat - Monthly Drumming Collective with Gong Master Olaf Nixon. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £21/£23. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Saturday 12 October; Launch Party for Aleister Crowley: Early Poetic Works. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Cost: Free to attend the laund, but you must reserve a place. £25 if you want a copy of the book. You can book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Sunday 13 October; A New Way of Death. A guided tour of Nunhead Cemetery and visit to the Catacombs with Keith Turpin. Part of London Month of the Dead. Times: 11am and 2pm. Tickets: £12. https://londonmonthofthedead.com/
Sunday 13 October; XR Full Moon Sacred Drumming hosted by Heron Drums at Lambeth Bridge, London, SE1. Time: 4pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/2549591748413284/
Sunday 13 October; Worldwide Womb Blessing. This is a worldwide event with several times during the day. You can register here: https://wombblessing.com/ At 5pm there is a London event you can take part in, hosted by Rain McManus at The Upminster Complementary Healing and Teaching Sanctuary, Pea Lane, Upminster, Havering, RM142XH. Tickets for the Havering event are £20 to help cover room hire costs. https://www.facebook.com/events/897168603987909/
Sunday 13 October; 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 is £40. You can reserve a place by visiting the shop or online: https://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 13 October; London Goddess Pilgrimage by Out of the Norm Tours. Walking tour starts at: The Crypt at St Paul's, Warwick Lane, London, EC4M 8AD. Time: 11am. Free, but donations welcome and you must reserve a place in advance. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/london-goddess-pilgrimage-tickets-74170996447?
Sunday 13 October; Luna Iter - ritual in the tower. Meet at Pembury Tavern, 90 Amhurst Road, London E8 1JH before walking to the ritual site. Meet at 5pm. Cost: £4/£7. https://www.facebook.com/events/548827475881783/
Sunday 13 October; Full Moon Tea Ceremony and Women Circle with T-Lovers. Venue: Globe House Yoga, The Tanneries, Crucifix Lane, London SE1 3JW. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £20. https://t-lovers.com/tea-ceremonies/
Monday 14 October; 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 14 October; Samhain Witchcraft workshop with Rebecca Beattie. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Tickets £20. Book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Monday 14 October; A Talk by Richard Levy at Nova Stellar Meetup. Venue: The Castle, 34-35 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DB. Time: Doors open 7pm, talk starts at 8pm. Entry £3.
http://www.rsh.anth.org.uk/ and https://www.meetup.com/rudolf-steiners-spiritual-science/
Tuesday 15 October; Wendy Rule concert. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Cost: £15 per person. You can book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Tuesday 15 October; Your Own Energy. Talk by Alla Svirinskaya. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £15/£17. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Tuesday 15 October; 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/coawitchesoflondon/
Tuesday 15 October; Poltergeists and Possession. Talk by Alan Murdie at London Fortean Society. Venue: The Miller Pub, 96 Snowsfields, London SE1 3SS. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets £5.50/£2.50. https://www.wegottickets.com/event/480812?
Wednesday 16 October; Hedge Shamanism. Session 1 of 3 with Sarah Fox. Venue: Clearly Destiny, 12 Woburn Walk · London. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £15. https://www.meetup.com/Shamanic-Journeying-with-a-drum/
Wednesday 16 October; 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/
Wednesday 16 October; Sacred Singing. Open your heart and voice through chanting. Venue in London N16. Time: 7.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/683456182148551/
Thursday 17 October; Psychic Development. Free mini workshop beginning to work psychically. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Road, London SE9 6SH. Time: 1.30pm -2.30 pm. For further details contact Shirlee@wiccamoon.org.uk, call 0208 850 7803 or visit https://www.facebook.com/WiccaMoonEltham/
Thursday 17 October; Mystical Dream Tarot. Talk and signing with Janet Piedilato. 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 17 October; Candle Magic Workshop. Evening workshop based on my book Pagan Portals - Candle Magic. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Cost: £20 per person. You can book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
www.omyogashow.com Free MBS guide: www.mbsevents.co.uk
Friday 18 October; Story Jam: The Argonauts. Storytelling for adults. Venue: The Canvas, 42 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5JL. Doors 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Tickets £10 on the door or from eventbrite. More details: firstname.lastname@example.org or https://storyjamjar.com/coming-up-october-jason-and-the-argonauts/
Saturday 19 October; Constructing the Witch: How Women became Maleficent, One-day course with Ann Jeffers looking at the association of women with magic and witchcraft. Venue: City Lit, 1-10 Keeley St, Holborn, London WC2B 4BA. Full fee: £59, Senior fee: £47, Concession:£30. Time: 10.30am - 4.30pm. Course Code: HRS35. Booking and more details: https://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/constructing-the-witch-how-women-became-maleficent or call 020 7831 7831
Saturday 19 October; Kabbalah and Prosperity. Workshop with Rev. Maggy Whitehouse, author of From Credit Crunch to Pure Prosperity, Total Kabbalah and Prosperity Teachings of the Bible Made Easy. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London, Eng WC1A 1LY. Tickets: £50. Time: 11am-5pm. For more details, call 020 7405 2120 or visit http://theatlantisbookshop.com/
Saturday 19 October; A Winter Nights Tale. Storytelling. Venue: Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £20/£25. www.aho.community
Saturday 19 October; Meditational Sound Experience. Venue: Bankside Hotel, Autograph Collection, 2 Blackfriars Rd, Upper Ground, London, E1 9JU. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £17. https://www.meetup.com/Meditational-Sound-Healing-Gong-Bath/
Sunday 20 October, Sunday Meditation class with Lisabetta (almost) 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 20 October; October Plenty 2019 with The Lion's Part at Roots and Shoots Apple Day. Autumn festival with a procession, Berry Man, traditional play, storytelling, food and drink. Venue: Walnut Tree Walk, Lambeth, London, SE11 6DN. Procession starts at noon by the Imperial War Museum and ends at Roots and Shoots. http://www.thelionspart.co.uk/octoberplenty/
Sunday 20 October, Dawn of the Oak. Pagan moot (normally on the third Sunday of each month). Venue: The Sir John Oldcastle, Farringdon Road/Greville Street, London EC1M 3JF. Time: 3pm-6pm. https://www.facebook.com/groups/dawnoftheoak/
Please note: I am not responsible for any of these events except my scrying workshop. Although I try to make sure the details on my listings are accurate, I do not always know about late changes or ticket availability for events that I'm not involved with. Please contact the organiser before attending any event. If you spot anything that needs changing, please email me at email@example.com