Here is a listing of pagan events in and near London over New Year 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 – 26 January 2020; The front of the Tate Britain has been transformed into a winter temple in an immersive art exhibition by Anne Hardy, combining light and sound to explore the natural rhythms of the earth, the tides of the Thames and the winter solstice. Venue: Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG. Entry: free. https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/anne-hardy?
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 - 8 March 2020; Troy: Myth and Reality exhibition. Venue: The Sainsbury Exhibitions Gallery, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. You need to prebook tickets unless you are a British Museum member. Standard tickets: £20. https://www.britishmuseum.org/exhibitions/troy-myth-and-reality
Now - 6 January; The 12 Days of Christmas, Meditation Special. Guided meditation in your own space from 6pm-6.30pm via Zoom link. Free event. https://www.meetup.com/Independent-Transcendental-Vedic-Meditation-London/events/266975640/
Friday 27 December; Meditation and Om Healing. (Weekly, usually on Friday). Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8EA. Time: 7pm. Entry free. http://theosophicalsociety.org.uk/
Saturday 28 December; Hendon Heathens Chill Out. Venue: Private address in north London, hosted by Philip John Parkyn for members of Hendon Heathens. Time: 1pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/2404121173251042/
Monday 30 December, Fortean Christmas Drinks hosted by London Fortean Society. Venue: Cittie of Yorke, 22 High Holborn, London WC1V 6BS London. Time: 8pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/585199075576835/
Monday 30 - Tuesday 31 December; Aphrodite's Monthly Festival, hosted by Aphrodite's Flame. Everyone around the world is invited to light Aphrodite's Flame in honour of her monthly festival. Keep a candle lit for as long or as short a time as you wish from dusk on the date listed to dusk the following day. https://www.facebook.com/aphroditesflame/
Tuesday 31 December; NYE Day Walk on Wimbledon Common. Meet at Rose and Crown Hotel
55 High Street, Wimbledon, London SW19 5BA at 11am. Walk ends 4pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/412457302969245/
Saturday 4 January; Rose Shamanism with Sorcha Rose. Venue: Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £33. www.aho.community
Sunday 5 January (tbc); 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 5 January; New Year Forest Bathing in Queen's Wood, Highgate. Meet in the cabin behind Queen's Wood Cafe, Highgate. Time: 2pm. Price: £25. https://www.meetup.com/London-Forest-Bathing-Nature-Connection-Meetup/
Sunday 5 January; Earthkin Winter Gathering. Family Moot. Venue: Private house in north London. Time: 2pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/815224285574432/
Sunday 5 January; Vampires in Hackney storytelling with London Dreamtime. Venue: Folklore, 186 Hackney Rd, London E2 7QL. Time: 3pm. Tickets: £5 cash on the door, but advance booking by email essential firstname.lastname@example.org. More details, visit https://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Tuesday 7 January (date tbc); Romford Pagan Moot. Venue: The Golden Lion, 2 High Street, Romford RM1 1HR. Time: 7pm. Entry: £4 and raffle in aid of Essex wildlife £1. https://www.facebook.com/Romford-Pagan-Moote-634178063700381/
Thursday 9 January; MenSpeak Mens Group with Kenny Mammarella D'Cruz. Run by Alternatives. Venue: Unitarian Church, 112 Palace Gardens Terrace, Notting Hill, London W8 4RT. Time: 7pm. Tickets £25 online. http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Thursday 9 January; Meeting Aleister Crowley with Marco Visconti. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £20. You can book by visiting the shop or online: https://www.treadwells-london.com/
Thursday 9 January (tbc); Sacred Singing. Open your heart and voice through chanting. Venue in London N16. Time: 7.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/Sacred-Singing-107030010683454/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/2438110887/ To guarantee a seat, email email@example.com
Friday 10 January; Full Moon Eclipse - Forgive, Release and Move On!
Workshop with Ysmin Boland. Run by: Alternatives. Venue: The Columbia Hotel, 95-99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS. Time: 7pm. Tickets £50 online. For more details and to book tickets: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Friday 10 January; Sacred Sounds Monthly Gong Bath with Gong Master Olaf Nixon. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £22/£25. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Saturday 11 January; Kambo Ceremony with Iwan Bran y Dderwen. Venue: Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 9.30am. Tickets: £75. www.aho.community
Saturday 11 January; Crystal Skull Workshop with Senor Angelo. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Rd, Eltham, London SE9 6SH. Time: noon-4pm. Tickets: £19.99. To book call 020 8850 7803
or email firstname.lastname@example.org. More details: https://www.facebook.com/WiccaMoonEltham/
Saturday 11 January; 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/
Sunday 12 January (date tbc); Rite at Luna Iter for Pagan and Wiccan Seekers (normally on a Sunday close to the full moon each month). Venue: a historic site in East London for the ritual. Time: 4.30pm. Fee: £7. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1230392930656154/
Please Note: I do not organise any of these events. Although I try to make sure the details on my blog are correct, I do not always know about late changes or ticket availability. Please contact the organisers before attending any event. If you notice something on my blog that needs correcting, please let me know by emailing email@example.com