Wednesday 27 July 2022

Lammas Festivals & Pagan Events Online & in London

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

Now - 25 September. Feminine Power: The Divine to the Demonic. Exhibition at the British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Tickets: £15 for adults/free for members.

Now to 6 January 2023; Wicked Spirits? Witchcraft and Magic. Exhibition at Colchester Castle, Essex, CO1 1TJ. 
Every Wednesday and Friday; Open Days at the College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 11am - 4pm. Free, just pop in.

Now - Sunday 31 July; Neasden Temple Festival of Inspiration celebrating life, culture and harmony. Series of events over the 10 days celebrating the temple and India's cultural heritage. Venue: BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Pramukh Swami Rd, Neasden, London NW10 8HW.

Wednesday 27 July; Witch Shop - charity cabaret night. Venue: Folklore, 186 Hackney Road, London 

Wednesday 27 July;  Moonology Dark Moon Ceremony with Yasmin Boland. On Facebook Live. Time: 7pm. Free.

Wednesday 27 July (every Wednesdays); Evening Sound Bath Meditation. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £15.

Wednesday 27 July (every Wednesday); The Witching Hour on the Witches Inn YouTube channel. Time 8pm. Free.

Wednesday 27 July (last Wednesday every month); Creating a Lammas Corn Dolly. Hertford Moot. Venue: The White Horse, 33 Castle Street, Hertford), Time: 8pm.

Wednesday 27 July; Awakening Wednesdays: Online Drop-in Group with Harry MacDonald via the College of Psychic Studies. Time: 8pm. Tickets: £10 (free for members).

Thursday 28 July (and other dates); Morning Meditation. Free online event via Mirthy. Time: 9am.

Thursday 28 July; Midweek Meditation with the College of Psychic Studies. Time: 3pm. Tickets: free for members/£7.50 for non members.

Thursday 28 July; Ronald Hutton on his latest book, Queens of the Wild. Free online event by Watkins Bookshop. Time: 5.30pm. Tickets: free.

Thursday 28 July; Sensory Sound and Gong Bath. Venue: The Mandrake, 20-21 Newman Street, London W1T 1PG. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £40.

Thursday 28 July (every Thursday); Talk on a paranormal subject for ASSAP members. Time: 7pm. Free event, with Zoom link details emailed out to members. To join ASSAP, for £5 per year, visit

Thursday 28 July; New Moon in Leo Circle. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 8pm. Tickets: £15/£25.

Thursday 28 – Sunday 31 July; The Goddess Conference: Sovereign Goddess of Avalon Conference. Both in-person and online events. Venue: Glastonbury. Full ticket: £260.

Thursday 28 – Sunday 31 July; Lammas Camp 2022. Event by Chesterfield, Derbyshire Pagans. Venue: Kniveton,  Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1JL. Tickets: £25 for adults with 3 nights camping.

Thursday 28 July;  Sacred Sound Inspirations Lammas Gong Meditation Epping by Sacred Sound Inspirations. Venue: Epping Hall, St John's Road, Epping, CM16 5DN. Time: 8pm. Tickets: £18.

Friday 23 July (every Friday); Friday Live Chat hosted by Rachel Patterson, author of the Kitchen Witch series of books. Time: 9am. Free.

Friday, 29 - Sunday 31 July; Sweat Lodge Retreat and Grandfather Meditation organised by Aho Studio. In-person camping event. Venue: Berkeley farm, a few miles outside London. Tickets: £400.

Friday 29 July; Meditation Session Global Fusion Music and Arts Free Stuff. Time: Time: 6.15pm. Free online event.

Friday, 29 July; Psychedelic Meditation. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £35.

Friday, 29 July; Lughnasa Celtic Harvest Celebration. Venue: Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton Ln, Chalton, Waterlooville PO8 0BG. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £16..

Friday 29 July;  Yoga with Gobal Fusion Music and Arts Free Stuff. Time: 7.30pm. Free online event.

Friday, 29 July; Lammas Moot. Venue: Kallima Wellbeing Centre, 8A Adam Business Centre, Cranes Farm Road, Basildon, SS14 3JF. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £16.76.

Saturday 30 July;  Lughnasadh/Lammas Festival by the Pagan Federation Community Support Team. Free online event. Time: 10am.

Saturday 30 - 31 July; Colchester Roman Festival including Vulcanilia processions offering worship to the god of fire, Vulcan. Venue: Lower Castle Park, St Peters Street entrance (Ryegate) Colchester, C01 1HL. Starts: 10.30am. Tickets £0-£8.

Saturday 30 July;  New Moon Healing Circle and Cacao Ceremony with Moon Circles, Ceremonies, Meditations and More. Venue: Goddess Garden Healing, Tooting, London SW17. Time: 10.45am. Tickets: £25.

Saturday 30 July; Let’s Practise! Whether you are a psychic, medium, angel or tarot reader, this is a chance to share gifts with one another. Practical session with Maria Antoniou. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 11am-5pm. Tickets: £115.

Saturday 30 July; Free and Open Gorsedd For Lammas at Avebury Stone Circle, Wiltshire. Meet at the Red Lion pub from noon for ceremony around 1.30pm.

Saturday 30 July; Ancient Goddesses of London: Lughnasadh/Lammas - Afternoon Walking Tour
by Out of The Norm Tours. Meet at MandS Simply Food, 1 Merlin Road, Unit 1, London, EC4M 7DX. Time: 1pm. Tickets free but donations welcome.

Saturday 30 July; Walking in the Footsteps of your Sovereignty for the Lammas Solar Festival
by Jeremy Rye. Meet at the Tower of London, Lion Gate, London, EC3N 4AE. Time: 2pm. Tickets: £25.

Saturday 30 July;  Barefoot in the Park Connecting Touch Group Session with Lou at L-Healing Z.  Venue:  Beddington Park, Church Road · Wallington. Time: 2pm. Tickets: £5.80.

Saturday 30 July; OBOD Online Lughnasad Ceremony. Have a candle to light and the first edible gift of the harvest from your home land. Time: 7pm. Free online event. On the OBOD YouTube channel and on Facebook.

Sunday 31 July; Anderida Gorsedd Druidic Lughnasad Ritual at The Long Man of Wilmington, Sussex. Meet at 1.30pm at the Long Man of Wilmington car park, for a walk up the hill at 2pm. Then a social at the Giant's Rest pub. Free event.

Sunday 31 July; Meeting of Kith of The Tree and the Well. Venue: The Horseshoe Inn, 26 Melior St, London SE1 3QP. Time: 2pm. Entry £2.

Sunday 31 July; Woodland Lammas 2022 Ceremony and Seasonal Gathering with Mani via London Woodland Witches, Wiccans and Pagans. Meet at the entrance to Queen's Woods, Queenswood Rd, Highgate, London N6 5UU. Time: 3pm. Tickets: £7/£5.

Sunday 31 July; Woodland Bard Online - Apple. Event by Walkwithtrees. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £7.

Sunday 31 July; Lughnasadh/Lammas Pagan Celebration. Venue: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, 3 Pilgrim's Place, London NW3 1NG. Time: 7pm.

Sunday 31 July; Kitchen Witch Lughnasadh Ritual. Free online event by the Kitchen Witch Coven of Natural Witchery. Time: 7pm.

Sunday 31 July; Fairy Tales and From The Beast to The Blonde. Talk by Marina Warner, author of Forms of Enchantment, through The Last Tuesday Society and The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities. Time: 8pm. Tickets · from £5.82.

Monday 1 August (every Monday); Candlelit Lunar Yoga. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 6pm (earlier than usual. Tickets: £15 per session.

Monday 1 August; Lammas Circle and Herbal Sound Journey. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £30.

Monday 1 August; An Online Celebration of Lughnasadh and Lammas with Cunning Folk. Time: 7pm, Free online event.

Tuesday 2 August; Shamanic Plant Spirit Ceremony. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £25.

Tuesday 2 August (tbc but usually first Tuesday each Month); The Witches' Inn Moot. Venue: Halt and Pull pub in Horley. Time: 8pm. Free event.

Wednesday 3 August (tbc but usually first Wednesday of the month); Drumming and Meditation online with Taz Thornton. Time: 7pm Price: free.

Wednesday 3 August; Drum Healing Session. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £15.

Wednesday 3 August; Lincolnshire Witches; Witch Bottles Workshop. Online event via Heritage Lincolnshire. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £11.37 – £16.76.

Wednesday 3 August; Rosemary and Revenants: Necromancy in Early Modern England.  Zoom talk by Dr A Cummins through The Last Tuesday Society and The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities. Time: 8pm. Tickets · from £5.82.

Thursday 4 - 8 August; All About Love Festival 2022. Venue: Secret Garden Site, Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire, PE28 2PH. Early tickets: £175.

Thursday 4 August; Dr Mervat Nasser talking about The New Hermopolis. Venue: Watkins Bookshop, 19-21 Cecil Court, · London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 5.30pm. Tickets: free.

Thursday 4 August; PF London Lammas Open Ritual with Pagan Federation London.  Venue: Pirate Castle, Gilbey's Wharf Oval Road NW1 7EA London, UK Time: 7pm. Entry £8 for PF members, £10 for non-members.

Thursday 4 August; Light on the Shadows - Doreen Valiente, Chaos Magic and 21st century Witch. Online talk. Part of the Doreen Valiente 100th Year Celebration collection by The Doreen Valiente Foundation.  Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £11.37

Friday 5 August The Witches Circle Monthly Class. Venue: Kallima Wellbeing Centre, 8A Adam Business Centre, Cranes Farm Road, Basildon, SS14 3JF. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £16.76.

Friday 5 - Sunday 14 August; Spirit of Awen Camp. Venue: West End Farm, Church Road, Arlingham, Gloucestershire, GL2 7JL. Tickets: Early Bird full adult tickets £185, weekend tickets £125.

Saturday 6 August; Hear the Rainblow Aura and Sound Experience. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 10am. Tickets: £55.

Saturday 6 August; Decoding Psychic Symbols. Online workshop with Hernan Cotroneo via The College of Psychic Studies. Time: 11am. Tickets: £105.

Saturday 6 August; Candle Magic workshop based on my book Pagan Portals - Candle Magic. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm. Cost: £22 per person. or reserve a place by visiting the shop.

Saturday 6 August (and other dates); Conversations with the Pagan Federation President. Your chance to ask questions and have your say. Time: 2pm. Free online event but you must book.

Saturday 6 August; Ancient Egyptian Tales - Corrupted Souls. Storytelling by Kevin Groves. Free online event. Time: 4pm.

Sunday, 7 August; Shamanic Introductory Workshop. Venue: Earls Court. London SW5. Time: noon. Tickets: £40.
Sunday 7 August (tbc but usually first Sunday of the month); The Doreen Valiente Foundation Book Club via Zoom. Subject: The Rebirth of Witchcraft by Doreen Valiente - a chapter each month. Open and free event for all benefactors of the Foundation and our next meeting will be via Zoom. Time: 4pm. send your name, email address and benefactor number to for details. To become a benefactor visit:

Sunday 7 August (usually first Sunday of the month); Woodspirits  Lammas Celebration. Meet at Cheshunt station before walking to Lee Valley Park. Time: 3pm. Free in-person event for members of Woodspirits group.

Sunday 7 August; Story Co-Operative (Theme: Light). Organised by London Dreamtime. Meet at the Electric Elephant Cafe, 186A Crampton Street, London, SE17 3AE, storytelling at Pullens Yards Hall, entrance on Crampton Street. Time: 3pm, but earlier if you want to order food. Free but you must reserve  a place.

Disclaimer: Please note that I am not responsible for the content of any of these events except my own candle magic workshop at Treadwell's. Where a practitioner is offering information about magical protection, this is *not* medical advice.


Jane Mortimer said...

Please note there is no Romford Pagan Moote on Tuesday 2nd August due to holidays. We are back at the Golden Lion on the first Tuesday in September.

Badwitch said...

Thanks for letting me know Jane, I have corrected the post