Wednesday 8 February 2023

Magical Online & London Events in the Next Weeks

Here's a list of events for pagans, witches and those with similar interests over the week ahead, including Valentine's Day. I generally include things in the UK, especially in or near London, as well as online talks and workshops, but some are further afield. If you know an event you want included, please email me at badwitch1234@gmail.com

Now to 19 February; Hieroglyphs: Unlocking Ancient Egypt. Exhibition at the Sainsbury Gallery at the British Museum, London. Find out more here: britishmuseum.org/hieroglyphs

Now to 12 March; Art Exhibition - M.K. ─îiurlionis: Between Worlds. Venue: Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London SE21 7AD. Full tickets: £16.50. https://www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.uk/

Now - 10 July; A Bestiary of Austin Osman Spare art exhibition. Venue: The Viktor Wynd Museum and The Last Tuesday Society, 11 Mare Street, London, E8 4RP. https://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/

Now to 28 February; Concerning an Idea About Place. Art exhibition at Swedenborg Gallery, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London, WC1A 2TH. Time: 10am-5pm Mon to Fri. Free but booking required. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/the-swedenborg-society-8460713300

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. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Wednesday 8 February; Connecting to Imbolc - yoga and sacred sound ceremony with Lydia and Rose. Venue: Fire and Alchemy Spiritual Sanctuary, 52 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3EP. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £45 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/fire-alchemy-58665271283

Wednesday 8 February; An Introduction to Witchcraft. Start of 8-session online class with Rachel Patterson, author of the Kitchen Witch series of books, via the College of Psychic Studies. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £220. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Wednesday 8 February; Cosmic and Sensory Sound Bath. Venue: The Mandrake, 20-21 Newman Street, London W1T 1PG. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £40. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/the-mandrake-17825575648

Wednesday 8 February; Drum Healing Circle. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £15.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Wednesday 8 February (usually first Wednesday of the month, but a week later in February); Drumming and Meditation online with Taz Thornton. Time: 7pm Price: free. https://www.facebook.com/TazThorntonOfficial#

Wednesday 8 February (every Wednesdays); Evening Sound Bath Meditation. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £15.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events
Thursday 9 February (and other dates); Morning Meditation. Free online event via Mirthy. Time: 9am. https://www.mirthy.co.uk/event-calendar/30-minute-morning-meditation/

Thursday 9 February (and other dates); Midweek Meditation with the College of Psychic Studies. Online event. Time: 3pm. Tickets: free for members/£7.50 non members. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Thursday 9 February; Cheating the Ferryman. Free talk by Anthony Peake. Venue: Watkins Bookshop, 19-21 Cecil Court, · London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 5.30pm. https://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks

Thursday 9 February; A Wonderfully Witchy Panel at Waterstones Piccadilly, discussing witchcraft in fiction with authors Emilia Hart, Kirsty Logan and Chikodili Emelumadu. Venue: Waterstones, 203-206 Piccadilly, London W1J 9HD. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets £6 – £8. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-wonderfully-witchy-panel-at-waterstones-piccadilly-tickets-495023076347?

Thursday 9 February (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 http://www.assap.ac.uk/.

Thursday 9 February; The Magic of Place: Psychogeography. Online lecture by Julian Vayne via Treadwell's. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £10. https://www.treadwells-london.com/events

Thursday 9 February; Spirituality and Healing in Everyday Life. Start of 6-session online class with Lars Muhl and Naleea Landman, via the College of Psychic Studies. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £375. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Thursday 9 February; Love Spells - A Candle Making Workshop and Ritual. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £45.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Thursday 9 February;  The Alchemy of the Heart Sacred Ceremony - Cacao and Shamanic Sound. Venue: Fire and Alchemy Spiritual Sanctuary, 52 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3EP. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £50 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/fire-alchemy-58665271283

Thursday 9 February; King James VI: Witchfinder. Talk at South East London Folklore Society. Venue: Electric Elephant Cafe, 186A Crampton Street, London, SE17 3AE. Time: 8pm, but earlier if you want to order food. Free but you must reserve  a place.  https://www.eventbrite.com/o/cunning-folk-7829505560

Thursday 9 February (tbc but usually every Thursday); Eimear Burke, Chief of the Order of Bards Ovates and Druids, has an in-depth conversation with fellow practitioners on Facebook Live. Time: 8pm. Free. https://www.facebook.com/druidry

Friday 10 February; Radical Love! Radical Magick! On Zoom from Mystic Chat with Chris Allaun. Time 1am (this is a US-based event but you can take part anywhere). Free. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1215586579092277

Friday 10 February (every Friday); Friday Live Chat hosted by Rachel Patterson, author of the Kitchen Witch series of books. Time: 9am. Free. https://www.facebook.com/RachelPattersonbooks/

Friday 10 February to 30 July; Labyrinth -Knossos, Myth and Reality. Exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Full price tickets £15.30. https://www.ashmolean.org/exhibition/labyrinth-knossos-myth-reality

Friday 10 February (and other dates); Mind, Body Restore Online Yoga. Time: Time: 6.15pm. Free online event. https://www.meetup.com/freestuffandfreeevents/

Friday 10 February (and other dates); Online Meditation Session. Time: Time: 7.25pm. Free online event, but donations welcome. https://www.meetup.com/freestuffandfreeevents/

Friday 10 to Sunday 12 February; Char-Char, Witchy. Performance by Charlotte Gallagher. Venue: The Pit, Leake Street, London SE1. Time:  9pm. Tickets from £11.50. https://vaultfestival.com/performances/char-char-witchy/

Friday 10 and Saturday 11 February; Shift and Space - Abigail's Adventures in Boston or: An Invocation of the Godde. Queer re-imagining of Arthur Miller's classic play 'The Crucible'. Venue: Theatre Deli, 107 Leadenhall Street, London EC3A 4AF. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets from £5.98. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/shiftspace-abigails-adventures-in-boston-or-an-invocation-of-the-godde-tickets-461806233877?

Saturday 11 February; Daemonologie: Witch Trials, Witch Hunting and the Scottish Reformation. One-day class with Ellen Carpenter via City Lit. Venue: Keeley Street, Covent Garden, London. Time: 10.30am. Full fee: £59, Concession: £38. https://www.citylit.ac.uk/

Saturday 11 February; Collective Joy Movement Spell. Hybrid event, online and in-person via She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 11am. Tickets: £20-£25.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Saturday 11 February; The Way of the Mystic Wizard. In-person workshop with Matthew Baker at the College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 1pm. Tickets: £90. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Saturday 11 February; Beddington Park Wassail with Madder Mill Molly Venue: Beddington Park. South London. Time: 3pm. Free. https://www.facebook.com/events/967102670943729

Saturday 11 February; The Sacred Slut. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £35.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Saturday 11 February (and other dates); Witches and Witchcraft History. Pay What You Can Walking Tour by Wonders of London. Meet at Tower Hill Station, Trinity Square Gardens, London EC3N 1JL. Time: 7pm. Tickets by donation. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/witches-witchcraft-history-pay-what-you-can-walking-tour-london-tickets-481606948347?

Sunday 12 February; Psychedelic Light Bath. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 2pm. Tickets: £99-£169.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Sunday 12 February (second Sunday of the month); Luna Iter Ritual. In-person ritual in Hackney, East London for members of the group, guests and seekers on the path. Meet at the Pembury Tavern, 90 Amhurst Rd, London, from 4.30pm, moving on to a historic site to start the ritual at 6pm. Entry: £8. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1230392930656154

Sunday 12 February; Unlucky. Storytelling for adults with London Dreamtime. Venue: Secret location in Peckham. Time: 5pm. Tickets £10. https://www.londondreamtime.com/calendar/

Sunday 12 February (every Sunday); 30-Minute Mindfulness for people of all beliefs. Venue: Rosslyn Hill Unitarian Chapel, 3 Pilgrim's Place, London NW3 1NG. Time: 6pm. Free, just turn up. https://www.rosslynhillchapel.org.uk/

Sunday 12 February; The Labours of Heracles. Online event by Jason Buck Storyteller. Time: 7pm.  Tickets ·from  £3.50. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/jason-buck-storyteller-5020006777

Sunday 12 February; The Erotic Folktales of Norway. Online talk by Lena Heide-Brennand via The Viktor Wynd Museum and The Last Tuesday Society. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £5.82. https://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/museum/events-exhibition

Monday 13 February (every Monday); Adult's Workshop: Mindful Pottery. Venue: Old Spitalfields Market, 63 Brushfield Street, London E1 6AA. Time: 7pm. Tickets from £24.30. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/adults-workshop-mindful-pottery-tickets-287927818857?

Monday 13 February; Visions of the Occult. In-person talk by Victoria Jenkins, with Devil's Botany Chocolate Absinthe. Venue: The Viktor Wynd Museum and The Last Tuesday Society, 11 Mare Street, London, E8 4RP. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £15/£20. https://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/museum/events-exhibitions/

Monday 13 February (second Monday of the month); The Power of the God. Training group workshop for solitary witches hosted by the Wytchery. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store St, London WC1E 7BS, UK. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £10. https://www.meetup.com/the-wytchery/

Monday 13 February; An Introduction to Astrology. Start of 8-week online workshop with Jackie Henry via The College of Psychic Studies. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £220. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Monday 13 February; Seven Planetary Powers in Magic. Online workshop with Rebecca Beattie, author of The Wheel of the Year, via Treadwell's. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £10. https://www.treadwells-london.com/events

Monday 13 February; Christeen Skinner on Your Progressed Midheaven and Sharon Knight on Samuel Jeake, Forgotten (or Secret) Astrologer (or Astrologer Extraordinaire). Two in-person talks on astrology via the Astrological Lodge of London, Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Rd, London NW1 6XT.  Time: 7pm and 8pm. Tickets £10 each talk for non members. https://astrolodge.co.uk/events/

Every Monday; Learn more about the OBOD Druid community. Time: 8pm. Free online event. https://www.druidry.org

Tuesday 14 February (usually first Tuesday each month); Everyone is Psychic. Talk at Romford Pagan Moot. Venue: The Golden Lion, 2 High Street, Romford. Time: 7pm. Entry £4. https://www.facebook.com/Romford-Pagan-Moote-634178063700381

Tuesday 14 February (second Tuesday every month); Talk at Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub. Venue: Davy’s Wine Vaults, 161 Greenwich High Road, London SE10 8JA. Time: 7.30pm. Suggested donation: £3. https://sitp.online/sitp/greenwich

Tuesday 14 February; Greek and Roman Sex. Online talk by Professor Marguerite Johnson via Zoom through The Last Tuesday Society and The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities. Time: 8.30pm. Tickets · from £5.82. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/the-viktor-wynd-museum-amp-the-last-tuesday-society-12203346619

Wednesday 15 and 22 February; Scrying: Divination Using Crystals, Mirrors, Water and Fire. Two-session class on scrying taught by me, Lucya Starza, via the College of Psychic Studies. Online event. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £75. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Wednesday 15 February; Gnosticism in Antiquity and Later. Part of Academic Study of Western Esotericism course by Sasha Chaitow via Treadwells Online. Time: 7pm start. Tickets: £40 for the one session (or £400 for the series) https://www.treadwells-london.com/events

Wednesday 15 February; Courting Divine Love ritual with Halo Quin. Time: 7pm. Online event. Tickets: £25.  https://haloquin.net/workshops/courting-love/

Wednesday 15 February; Cunning Folk Reading Group - The Magic Toyshop. Online event. Time: 7pm. Price: Free. https://www.eventbrite.com/o/cunning-folk-7829505560

Wednesday 15 February (tbc but usually 3rd Wednesday each month); The More Mead Moot. Venue: The Hope pub, Carshalton, Surrey,  Time: 7.30pm. Free. https://www.facebook.com/Pagan-FutureFests-352385661439366/

Wednesday 15 February; Scandinavian love magic: divination and curses. Online talk by Tommy Kuusela via Zoom through The Last Tuesday Society and The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets · from £5.82. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/the-viktor-wynd-museum-amp-the-last-tuesday-society-12203346619

Thursday 16 February; Learning to Love the Spaces in Between. Free talk by Claire Gillman. Venue:  Watkins Bookshop, 19-21 Cecil Court, · London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 5.30pm. https://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks

Thursday 16 February; The Goddess Arianrhod. Online talk by Levannah Morgan via Treadwell's. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £10. https://www.treadwells-london.com/events

Thursday 16 February; Tarot Spreads, Tarot Reading. Start of 4-week online course with Adrien Mastrosimone's via Treadwell's. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £100. https://www.treadwells-london.com/events

Thursday 16 February; Recognise and Clear Negative Energy. Start of 6-week online workshop with Martha Brett via The College of Psychic Studies. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £175. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Thursday 16 February; Aho Brotherhood Circle. Monthly online event for men. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £5. https://www.aho.community/

Thursday 16 February; Decoys, Spirit Traps or Counter Witchcraft Measures?  Online talk by Wayne Perkins via Zoom through The Last Tuesday Society and The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities. Time: 8pm. Tickets · from £5.82. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/the-viktor-wynd-museum-amp-the-last-tuesday-society-12203346619

Friday 17 February; Return to Ritual Cacao Ceremony. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £30.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Friday 17 February; London Witches. Walking Tour with Maria Beadell organised by Treadwells. Meet outside Farringdon Tube Station. Time: 7.30pm for 8pm start. Tickets: £16.50. https://www.treadwells-london.com/events

Saturday 18 February; Barnes Common Winter Wassail. Venue: Vine Road Recreation Ground, Vine Road Pavilion, Barnes SW13 0NE. Time: 10AM. Tickets from £6.18. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/barnes-common-winter-wassail-tickets-503427373827?

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 February; Glastonbury Occult Conference. Venue: Town Hall, Glastonbury, BA6 9EL. Tickets: full weekend £85, one-day £50/£45, half day £28. https://www.glastonburyoccultconference.com/

Saturday 18 February; Psychic Attack: Narcissistic Personalities. Online workshop with Hernan Cotroneo via The College of Psychic Studies. Time: 11am. Tickets: £105. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Saturday 18 February; I'm doing an in-person workshop on traditional methods of cleansing and protection in witchcraft and folk magic practices. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm. Cost: £22 per person. Visit https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.

Saturday 18 February; January - The Witches Apothecary – Transformation Spell Casting. Workshop. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Road, London, SE9 6SH. Time: 2pm. Tickets: £35. https://www.wiccamoonuk.com/product-category/events-and-workshops/

Saturday 18 February; Margravine Cemetery: Its Trials and Triumphs. Illustrated lecture by Robert Stephenson via The Friends of West Norwood Cemetery, Venue: Old Library, 14 Knights Hill, West Norwood, London SE27 0HY. Time: 2.30pm. Donations welcomed - Booking not required. www.fownc.org

Saturday 18 February; Flames of Shiva and Psychic Protection magic (Hindu-Pagan event) with Mani via London Woodland Witches, Wiccans and Pagans. Venue: Outdoors in Queen's Wood, Highgate, North London. Meet at 3pm to walk to the site. Tickets £5. https://www.meetup.com/LondonWoodlandWitches/

Saturday 18 February; Alchemise Your Energy Through Dowsing. Online workshop with Susan Gash and Sven Carlson via The College of Psychic Studies. Time: 3pm. Tickets: £105. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Saturday 18 February; Obsidian Made Me Do It Dark Moon Ritual. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £35.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Sunday 19 February; An Introduction to the Shamanic Medicine Wheel. Online workshop with Annika Panotzki via The College of Psychic Studies. Time: 11am. Tickets: £105. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Sunday 19 February; Sex Magic. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 2pm. Tickets: £35.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Sunday 19 February; I Am Calm Radical Rest Circle. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 5pm. Tickets: £25.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Sunday 19 February; Woodland Bard Online - Birch. Event by Walkwithtrees. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £8. https://www.eventbrite.com/o/jonathon-huet-at-walk-with-trees-30650264428

Sunday 19 February; Monthly Dark Moon Circle - Proceeding Pisces New Moon with Gemma Petherbridge. Venue: Fire and Alchemy Spiritual Sanctuary, 52 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3EP. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £25. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/fire-alchemy-58665271283

Please note that I am not responsible for the content of any of these events. Contact the organisers directly if you have any questions or to check ticket availability. Where a practitioner is offering information about magical protection, this is *not* medical advice. 

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