Here is a listing of events in London over Chinese New Year and Imbolc that could interest pagans, plus a few things taking place not too far away. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Wednesday 22 January; Time to Meditate - group meditation (usually every Wednesday). Venue: Buddha on a Bicycle, Covent Garden, London. Arrive 6pm for 6.10pm start. Donations of £3 recommended. Details: http://www.buddhaonabicycle.com/
Wednesday 22 January; There's Method in the Magic. Library Lecture by Tabitha Stanmore. Venue: Cecil Sharp House, north London. Doors open 7pm. Tickets £8. https://www.vwml.org/events/6591-library-lecture-there-s-method-in-the-magic-2
Wednesday 22 January; Introduction to Essential Oils. Venue: Wakefield Gardens, Crystal Palace,
London, SE19 2NR. Time: 7pm. Tickets: Free but you must reservea place in advance via https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-essential-oils-class-tickets-88495030017? More details: https://www.facebook.com/summoningthesacredsound/
Wednesday 22 January; Aquarius New Moon Gong Bath with Welford Wellbeing. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London E9 7AD. Two sessions: Time: 7pm and 8.30pm. Tickets: £20. www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk. www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk
Thursday 23 January; Sacred Singing. Open your heart and voice through chanting (every 2nd and 4th Thursday). Venue in London N16. Time: 7.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/Sacred-Singing-107030010683454/
Thursday 23 January; Vigil for the Outcast at Crossbones Graveyard. Gather from 6.45pm for a 7pm start in Redcross Way outside the Memorial Gates, London SE1 1TA. For more details, visit http://crossbones.org.uk/cross-bones-vigil-portal-to-imbolc/
Friday 24 January; Gerrie March Presents her Students. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £13/£15. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Friday 24 January - Sunday 26 January; Reiki Level I course. Venue: The Upminster Complementary Healing and Teaching Sanctuary, Pea Lane, Upminster, Havering, RM142XH. Starts at 7pm on Friday and ends 1pm on Sunday. Weekend costs £200. For details call 07786328908; email email@example.com or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/453304905533278/.
Saturday 25 January; Awaken the Goddess Festival. Venue: Exhibition Hall, Fulham Library, 598 Fulham Road, London SW6 5NX. Time: 9.45am – 7pm. Tickets: £26. http://www.awakenthegoddess.co.uk/
Saturday 25 January; Underworld Journeys: Myth, Psyche and Initiation, 2nd part of course by pagan tutor Kenneth Rees. Venue: The Mary Ward Centre, Queen Square, London WC1 (nearest tube stations – Holborn, Russell Square). Time: 10.15am – 5.30pm. Fees: £57/£20. Enrolment: 0207 269 6000 or online at: www.marywardcentre.ac.uk
Sunday 26 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 26 January; NWK Pagans Moot. Venue: Chislehurst Caves, Bromley, London BR7. Time: 11am. https://www.facebook.com/events/1059503357736417/
Pagan Portals - Candle Magic. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm. Cost: £20 per person. You can book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Sunday 26 January; London's Chinese New Year Festival to celebrate the start of the Year of the Rat. Performances in and around Trafalgar Square and China Town from noon. Free, public event. https://www.visitlondon.com/things-to-do/event/4733685-chinese-new-year-in-london
Sunday 26 January; Kith of the Tree and the Well Moot hosted by Philip John Parkyn and Hendon Heathens. Venue: The Horseshoe Inn, 26 Melior street, London, SE1 3QP. The meeting opens at 2pm, short talk at 3pm, seasonal ceremony starting at 3.45pm. Entry: £2. https://www.facebook.com/events/311076146505819/
Monday 27 January; 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 27 January; Reiki and Past Lives. Talk by Torsten Lange. Run by Alternatives. Venue: St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL. Time: 7pm. Tickets £15/£20. http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Tuesday, 28 January, Frieda Harris, Aleister Crowley and the Thoth Tarot. Talk by Deja Whitehouse. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £10. You can book by visiting the shop or online: https://www.treadwells-london.com/
Tuesday, 28 January, 2020; Children of Circe first moot. Introduction by Richard Levy, then talk by High Priestess Petra Wingert. Venue: The Devereux, Holborn, London, WC2. Room booked from 7pm, talks starting at 7.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1253853031470544/
Tuesday, 28 January; So Moot It Bee pagan moot hosted by May Draper. Venue: The Good Intent 3 John Street Rochester, Kent, ME1 1YL. Time: 7.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/2552670485009042/
Tuesday, 28 January; The Living Wisdom of Trees. Talk by Fred Hageneder. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £13/£15. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Wednesday, 29 January - 8 March; Exhibition - The Bard: William Blake at Flat Time House. This exhibition opens on 29 January at 6pm with a reading from William Blake's Jerusalem by poet Chris McCabe. Venue: Flat Time House, 210 Bellenden Road, London, SE15 4BW. http://flattimeho.org.uk/exhibitions/bard/?
Wednesday, 29 January; A Skeptic's Guide to Aliens. Talk at London Fortean Society. Venue: The Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX. Time: 7.45pm. Tickets: £4/£2. http://forteanlondon.blogspot.com/
Wednesday, 29 January; Hertford and Ware Moot Moot. (Usually the last Wednesday of each month.) Venue: The White Horse, 33 Castle Street, SG14 1HH Hertford, Hertfordshire. Time: 8pm. Entry: £3. https://www.facebook.com/groups/104788436218047/
http://www.watkinsbooks.com/ or https://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks/
Thursday 30 January; Lucid Dreaming and Mugwort Introduction with Ricardo Goni. Venue: Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £33. www.aho.community
Thursday 30 January; Shamanic Journeying with Eddy Elsey. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London E9 7AD. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £25. www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk
Thursday 30 January; First Steps in Thelema. Workshop 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 30 January; PFL Imbolc Ritual. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL. Time: 7.30pm for 8pm start. Entry: £6/£5 (PF members and concessions). https://www.facebook.com/groups/pflondon/
Friday 31 January; Imbolc Goddess Circle with Lucy North. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London E9 7AD. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £30. www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk
Friday 31 January; Talk on Spirit Communication by author Claire Broad. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49A Museum St, · London. Time: 7pm. Free entry. Details: https://www.facebook.com/MediumClaireBroad/
Friday 31 January; January 2020 Alexandrian Witchcraft Soiree. Venue in London. Time: 8pm. Newcomers should call 07767496936 to confirm attendance. More details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2610947272364398/
Saturday, 1 February; Wheel of the Year Meditation - First Stirrings, gather at the well head for meditation at noon, followed by conversation on the lower lawn. Venue: Chalice Well World Peace Garden, in Glastonbury. Free admission to the gardens from 10am to noon. Refreshments on sale. For more details, visit the website http://www.chalicewell.org.uk/
Saturday, 1 February; Spaces and their Spirits. One-day workshop with Julian Vayne. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am-5.30pm. Tickets: £75. Deposit £40. Balance of £35 due on the the day. You can book by visiting the shop or online: https://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday, 1 February; Imbolc with the Goddess Bridget and Tara, organised by Wicca Moon. Women only celebration of the Divine mother of 10,000 names in her aspects of Bridget and Tara in a day of circle and ritual. Venue: Tudor Barn, Well Hall Pleasaunce, Well Hall Rd, London SE9 6SZ
Time: 11.30am - 4.15pm. Tickets: £25. Reserve a space book on https://www.wiccamoon.co.uk or call wicca moon on 0208 8507803.
Saturday, 1 February 2020; AnderidaFest 2020. Venue: Southwick Community Centre, 24 Southwick Street, Southwick, BN42 4TE. Time: 10.30am-10pm. Tickets: £22.15. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/anderidafest-2020-tickets-69728936125?
Saturday, 1 February; Dance Temple and Cacao Ceremony. Venue: 42 Acres, 66 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LW. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £11.37. For more details visit: https://www.42acresshoreditch.com/events/
Saturday, 1 February; Imbolc: Celebrating the light within - Mindful Singing and Celebration. Venue: Cambrian Community Centre, 1 Grove Rd,· Richmond. Time: 6pm. https://www.meetup.com/mindfulsingingrichmond/
Sunday 2 February; Aphrodite’s Herbal Workshop with Suburban Herbalist. Venue: The Upminster Complementary Healing and Teaching Sanctuary, Pea lane, Upminster, Havering, RM14 2XH. Time: 10am. Tickets: £25. https://www.healingandteaching.co.uk/course/aphrodites-herbal-workshop-with-jane-ward/
Sunday 2 February; Space for Me retreat - Embracing 2020. Gentle yoga, meditation and nature therapy. Venue: Jacksons Lane Arts Centre, 269A Archway Rd, North · London. Time: 2pm to 5.45pm, Price: £50. https://www.meetup.com/London-Forest-Bathing-Nature-Connection-Meetup/
Please note: I do not organise any of these events except my candle magic workshop at Treadwell's. I try to make sure my listings are accurate, but am not always aware of late changes and ticket availability. If you spot anything that needs changing, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org