Lammas is on August 1 and is a pagan festival to celebrate the start of the harvest. Here are details of some of the online events and outdoor events in London up to that time and in the week ahead. If you know of an event with a pagan or witchy theme that you want listed, please email the details to me at email@example.com.
Wednesday 29 July; Moon Books Live Talk and discussion with Taren S, author of Hoodoo in the Psalms, hosted by Moon Books. Time: 7pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/299480077902063/
Wednesday 29 July; July Hertford Moot - Social and Future Planning. Online. Time: 8pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/338684727136517/
Wednesday 29 July; Sound Journey - Attune to the Moon. Digital event organised by She's Lost Control. Pay what you can sessions (£5-£15). Time: 8.30pm. https://www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk/digital
Thursday 30 July; Chaos Witchcraft with Julian Vayne, co-author of Chaos Craft; The Wheel of the Year in Eight Colours. Online workshop via Treadwell's. Time: 7pm start. Tickets: £20. https://www.treadwells-london.com/events
Thursday 30 July; The Magic of Terry Pratchett. Online biography launch party. 7pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/574285250120156/
Thursday 30 July; Talks From An Empty Bookshop: Lev Parikian looks at the quirks, habits and foibles of how we are in nature in a talk about his book Into a Tangled Bank. Online event hosted by The Bookseller Crow on the hill. Time: 7.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1130875257294316/
Thursday 30 July - Sunday 2 August; Glastonbury Online Goddess Conference. Full online tickets £260, but cheaper options available. https://goddessconference.com/
Thursday 30 July; Breathwork for Creativity. Digital event organised by She's Lost Control. Pay what you can sessions (£5-£20). Time: 7pm. https://www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk/digital
Friday 31 July; Friday Live Chat hosted by Rachel Patterson, author of the Kitchen Witch series of books. Time: 9am. Free event. https://www.facebook.com/RachelPattersonbooks/
Friday 31 July; Tackling Anxiety. Digital event organised by She's Lost Control. Pay what you can sessions (£5-£20). Time: 8am. https://www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk/digital
Friday 31 July; The Nature of Spellwork. Online talk via Children of Circe, is a private pagan group run by Richard Levy and sponsored by the Doreen Valiente Foundation. You have to join the group to watch the videos: Time: 8pm. Free event. https://www.facebook.com/groups/725752541262809/
Saturday 1 August; Soul, Body, Mind. Online course with Sarah Tyler-Walters through the College of Psychic Studies. Time: 11am-4pm. Tickets: Members: £65, Non-members: £85. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Saturday 1 - Monday 3 August; Online Full Moon Event with Healing Moons. Three live guided meditations over three days. Free. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2588151531515215/
Saturday 1 August; Folkestone Pagans Lughnasadh Virtual Ceremony, with Folkestone Pagan Circle. Using Zoom and Facebook Live. Time: 7.20pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/750097392402875/
Saturday 1 August; Online Lammas Celebration hosted by Cunning Folk. Time: 8pm. Free, but you must reserve a ticket: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lammas-celebration-tickets-111809685780?
Saturday 1 August; The Pendle Witch, storytelling by Lexi Wolfe - Live on Zoom. Time: 8pm. Free, but you must book a ticket: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-pendle-witch-live-on-zoom-tickets-113679845478?
Sunday 2 August; Foraging Walk with John the Poacher on Hackney Marshes. Organised by Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 11am-3.30pm. Tickets: £35. www.aho.community
Sunday 2 August; Lammas Harvest Ritual. Outdoor, social distanced ritual, with London Woodland Witches. Meet at the entrance to Queen's Woods, Highate, London N6 5UU, by 2pm. Tickets: £5 and you must reserve a place in advance. https://www.meetup.com/LondonWoodlandWitches
Sunday 2 August; Symbolic Magic. Online talk presented by Kevin Groves, organised through the Centre For Pagan Studies. Time: 4pm. Details: http://centre-for-pagan-studies.com/kitchen-table-talks-with-the-centre-for-pagan-studies-speakers/
Sunday 2 August; UnRipped. An event celebrating the lives of women who are usually only known as “Victims of Jack the Ripper”. Online poetry, songs and storytelling with Vanessa of London Dreamtime and John Constable of Crossbones Graveyardk. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £5. Details: https://www.londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Sunday 2 August; Emma Kathryn (Herblore and Magick - An Exploration of Herb and Plant Use in Witchcraft) and Baya Salmon-Hawk (Bridget Cleary: the last witch to be burned in Ireland?). Part of the Magickal Women Conference Summer Salons series of short, engaging talks with discussion via Zoom, every Sunday at 7pm to 27 September. Tickets for entire series £70; individual talks £8.50. https://ti.to/magickal-women-conference/summer-salons?.
Sunday 2 August; Dream Academy - After Death Visitation Dreams. Digital event organised by She's Lost Control. Tickets: £11-£30. Time: 8pm. https://www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk/digital
Monday 3 August; Astrology Circle - Mars Retrograde. Digital event organised by She's Lost Control. Pay what you can sessions (£5-£20). Time: 6.30pm. https://www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk/digital
Monday 3 August; Ways Into Witchcraft - Finding Your Coven. Online workshop with Rebecca Beattie, author of Nature Mystics, via Treadwell's. Time: 7pm start. Tickets: £20. https://www.treadwells-london.com/events
Tuesday 4 August; Intuition Masterclass. Digital event organised by She's Lost Control. Tickets: £20-£30. Time: 7pm. https://www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk/digital
Tuesday 4 August; Outdoor Lunar Ceremony by Thames in Central London. Organised through London Woodland Witches, Wiccans and Pagans. Beginners of Wicca and Paganism welcome. Tuesday, Venue: Millennium Bridge, Thames Embankment. Meet at the Tate Community Gardens by 7.15pm to be led to river bank area for ritual. Free event, but you must reserve a place. https://www.meetup.com/LondonWoodlandWitches
Wednesday 5 August; Introduction to Shamanic Drumming. Online workshop with Heron Drums. Time: 2pm. Tickets: £29. Details: https://www.herondrums.co.uk/workshops
Wednesday 5 August; Moon Books Live Talk and Discussion with Steve Andrews, author of Herbs of the Northern Shaman, hosted by Moon Books. Time: 7pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/618103335801623/
Wednesday 5 August; Soul Circle: Online Colour Meditation and Energy Healing, hosted by Emily Rose Home Design. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £6.57. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/soul-circle-colour-meditation-energy-healing-tickets-114875337226?
Wednesday 5 August; Full Moon Sound Journey. Digital event organised by She's Lost Control. Pay what you can sessions (£5-£15). Time: 8.30pm. https://www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk/digital
Friday 7 August; Shakti Yoga. Online event with Dancing the Goddess. Time: 7am. Tickets: £7. https://www.meetup.com/Dancing-the-Goddess/
Friday 7 August; Feel Good Friday - Mastering Productivity. Digital event organised by She's Lost Control. Pay what you can sessions (£5-£15). Time: 8am. https://www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk/digital
Friday 7 August; Traditions. Online talk via Children of Circe, is a private pagan group run by Richard Levy and sponsored by the Doreen Valiente Foundation. You have to join the group to watch the videos: Time: 8pm. Free event. https://www.facebook.com/groups/725752541262809/
Sunday 9 August; Druidic First Fruits of the Harvest Celebration on Primrose Hill with the Loose Association of Druids. Gather in the Hawthorne Grove at Primrose Hill, London, NW1 8YH, by 12.45pm to prepare the site ready for a prompt 1pm start. Nearest tube: Chalk Farm. Bring a small contribution of food and drink to share. All are welcome.
Sunday 9 August; Greek Magical Papyri and exploring Aleister Crowley’s Bornless Rite. Online talk presented by Tom McArthur, organised through the Centre For Pagan Studies. Time: 4pm. Details: http://centre-for-pagan-studies.com/kitchen-table-talks-with-the-centre-for-pagan-studies-speakers/
Sunday 9 August; Carrie Kirkpatrick (Working with Goddesses) and Lyn Thurman (Energetic and Magickal Implications of a Pandemic). Part of the Magickal Women Conference Summer Salons. An online series of short, engaging talks with discussion via Zoom. Time: 7pm. Tickets for individual salons: £8.50. https://ti.to/magickal-women-conference/summer-salons?
Monday 10 August; Witchcraft with Mercury. Online workshop with Rebecca Beattie, author of Nature Mystics, via Treadwell's Online. Via Zoom. Time: 7pm start. Tickets: £20. https://www.treadwells-london.com/events
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Disclaimer: Please note that I am not responsible for the content of any of these events. Where a practitioner is offering information about magical protection, this is *not* medical advice.