Wednesday, 19 February 2020
This Week's Pagan Events In and Near London
Here is a listing of pagan events in London and nearby over the week or so ahead. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at email@example.com.
Now - 10 August; Ancient Egypt eye-opener tour - daily gallery talk. Venue: Room 64, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 2.30pm-3.10pm. Free, just turn up. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/events/ancient-egypt-eye-opener-tour
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; 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 19 February (date tbc), More Mead Moot promoted by Pagan FutureFests. Venue: Hope Pub, 48 West Street, Carhsalton SM5 2PR. Time: from 7.30pm. (Usually meets on the third Wednesday of each month) https://www.facebook.com/Pagan-FutureFests-352385661439366/
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Thursday 20 February; Hedge Shamanism Class - working with ancient wisdom for healing and personal change. Hosted by Sarah Fox. Venue: Clearly Destiny, 12 Woburn Walk · North London (Every week on Thursday until February 27). Time:· 6.30pm. Tickets: £15. https://www.meetup.com/Hedge-Shamanism/
Thursday 20 February; Meeting the Shadow with the Obsidian Mirror. Workshop with Ricardo Goni. Venue: Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £33. www.aho.community
Thursday 20 February; Decadent London, Occult-style. Lecture by Antony Clayton. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm. Cost: £10. You can book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Friday, 21 February; Sacred Singing. Open your heart and voice through chanting (every 1st and 3rd Friday). Venue in London N16. Time: 7.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/Sacred-Singing-107030010683454/
Friday, 21 February; 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/
Friday 21 February; The Cunning Folk. Talk by Edwin Courtenay. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £13/£15. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Friday 21 - Sunday 23 February; Introduction to Shamanic Journeying. Three-Day training with Pete Bengry. Venue: Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Tickets: £275. www.aho.community
Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 February, Spiritual Psychology: Opposites Within. Weekend two-day workshop with Vivianne and Chris Crowley. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 10.30am-5.30pm. Cost: £160 per person. You can book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Saturday 22 February, Daylight Music at the Union Chapel, with storytelling: The Snow Queen. Venue: Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, Islington, London, N1 2UN. Time: 12 noon-2pm. Price: pay what you can. More details: https://londondreamtime.com/calendar/ and http://daylightmusic.co.uk/
Saturday 22 February. Basic techniques of witchcraft and the Western Mystery Tradition. Final part of three-Saturday course with Len Roberts. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49A Museum St, · London. Time: 2pm-5pm. Each workshop costs £20. You must a place by paying in advance. Call 020 7405 2120 or pay by Paypal, details here: http://theatlantisbookshop.com/atlantis-events/
Sunday 23 February; Anna McColl and Kirsty Gallagher's Retreat Day in the heart of London. Venue: 42 Acres, 66 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LW. Time: 10am-4pm. Tickets: £120. For more details visit: https://www.42acresshoreditch.com/events/
Sunday 23 February; NWK Pagans Moot. Venue: Chislehurst Caves, Bromley, London BR7. Time: 11am. https://www.facebook.com/groups/445487428816887/
Sunday 23 February; British Museum and the Awakening English Magic: Walking tour with Caroline Wise, organised through Treadwell's. Meet at Montague Place Entrance. Price: £20, advance booking essential. Time: 11am prompt start. You can book by visiting the shop at 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS, or online: https://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 23 February; Woodland Witches - Wicca New Moon Circle 2020 in Wimbledon. Meet at the small monument by bus stop `Parkside Avenue (stop S)', Parkside, Wimbledon, South · London at 3.30pm to walk to the outdoor site. Tickets: £5/£3. Wear outdoor clothing and bring food and drink to share. You must reserve a place in advance. https://www.meetup.com/LondonWoodlandWitches/
Monday 24 February; 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 24 February; Gef! The strange tale of an extra-special talking mongoose. Talk by Christopher Josiffe as part of the festival of folklore events at Kensington Central Library. Venue: Kensington Central Library, Lecture Theatre, 12 Phillimore Walk, W8 7RX. Time: 6.30pm. Free. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gef-the-strange-tale-of-an-extra-special-talking-mongoose-tickets-87791046383?
Monday 24 February; Young Urban Witches. Workshop evenings for under-30s with Rebecca Beattie. 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/
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.
Tuesday 25 February; 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-90765384709? More details: https://www.facebook.com/summoningthesacredsound/
Tuesday 25 February; Trance Lecture: Peace for the Inner and Outer World with Sarah Tyler-Walters. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £13/£15. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Tuesday 25 February; Talk by Lindsay River at the Children of Circe pagan moot. Venue: The Devereux, Holborn, London, WC2. Room booked from 7pm, talks starting at 7.30pm. Free entry. https://www.facebook.com/groups/725752541262809/
Tuesday 25 February; Pisces 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
Tuesday, February 25; Enfield Town Circle Pagan Moot (fourth Tuesday each month). Venue: Crown and Horseshoes, 12-15 Horseshoe Lane, Enfield, EN2 6PZ. Time: 7pm. https://www.meetup.com/LondonWoodlandWitches/events/268626692/
Wednesday 26 February; 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. www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk
Wednesday 26 February; A New Magic at the Old Mill: Talk by Dr John Callow coinciding with the launch of his new book Wicca on the Isle of Man: Gerald Gardner and the Crucible of Modern Witchcraft. 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 26 February; 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/
Thursday 27 Feb; Behind the Scenes Tour of London's Oldest Occult Bookshop with talk about London's esoteric history. Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 2pm. Tickets £12/£15, reserve a place on this link: https://www.airbnb.co.uk/experiences/1360488.
Thursday 27 February; The Self-Love Pledge. Talk and book signing with Katie Oman. 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 27 February; Secret tunnels - folklore of underground England. Talk by Antony Clayton as part of the festival of folklore events at Kensington Central Library. Venue: Kensington Central Library, Lecture Theatre, 12 Phillimore Walk, W8 7RX. Time: 6.30pm. Free. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/secret-tunnels-folklore-of-underground-england-with-antony-clayton-tickets-85352378261
Thursday 27 February; Integrating the Shadow. Monthly workshop with Eddy Elsey. Venue: Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £22. www.aho.community
Thursday 27 February; School of Tarot with Lucy Porter - Lesson 1. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London E9 7AD. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £35. www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk. www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk
Thursday 27 February; Ithell Colquhoun: Artist, Occultist, Feminist. Lecture by Dr Richard Shillitoe. 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/
Saturday 29 February; City Lit Classics Day: Journeys into Troy. Venue: British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 10.30am-4.30pm. Tickets: £59/£36 (members)/ £18 (concessions), bookable via City Lit, on https://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/classics-day or telephone 020 7831 7831 City Lit course RC061. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/events/
Saturday 29 February; Tarot: The Healing Cards: Afternoon class exploring the Empress, Temperance, the Star and the High Priestess cards, with Sue Merlyn. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm-5.30pm (with a break in the middle). Cost: £40 per person. You can reserve a place by visiting the shop or online: https://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday 29 February; Beyond the Robot: The life and work of Colin Wilson. Lecture by Gary Lachman. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8EA. Time: 2pm. Entry: £10/£7. http://theosophicalsociety.org.uk/
https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.
Sunday 1 March, Isidias Navigatum 2020 : Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony with London Woodland Witches, Wiccans and Pagans. Meet at Hollyhock Cafe, Terrace Gardens, Petersham Road, Richmond, TW10 6UX at 1.30pm to walk to the ritual site by the river. https://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Pagans-Magicians/
Sunday 1 March, Story Circle – World of Witchcraft, with London Dreamtime. A social afternoon for storytellers and story lovers with an opportunity to discuss the practical and esoteric aspects of the craft of storytelling. Venue: Folklore, 186 Hackney Rd, London E2 7QL, Time: doors 2.30pm for 3pm start. Price: £5 cash (advance booking by email essential via firstname.lastname@example.org) https://www.londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Please note: I do not organise any of these events except my candle magic workshops. I try to make sure my events listings are accurate but am not always aware of changes or ticket availability. Please contact the organiser of any event before turning up. If you spot something that needs correcting please let me know by emailing email@example.com