Wednesday 17 May 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 next couple of weeks. I include things in the UK, especially in or near London, as well as online talks and workshops.

Now to Saturday 17 June, Two exhibitions: Animal Guising and the Kentish Hooden Horse; Discovering a Bronze Age Hoard. Both exhibitions are at Maidstone Museum, St. Faith's Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LH. Free entry. https://museum.maidstone.gov.uk/

Now to 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 Friday 30 June; Tremulations, an exhibition with the premiere of Mark Leckey’s first virtual reality work: The Bridge, curated by Daniel Birnbaum and Jacqui Davies. Venue: Swedenborg House, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way WC1A 2TH. Open Mondays-Fridays 10.30am-5pm. Tickets free but book in advance; £3 for the VR experience. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/tremulations-tickets-594569622747

Now to July; Exhibition: Envisioning Egypt via The Egypt Exploration Society. Venue: 3 Doughty Mews, London, WC1N 2PG. https://www.ees.ac.uk/

Now 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

Now - 27 May; Dancing at Lughnasa. Play by Brian Friel set during the Festival of Lughnasa in 1936 in which Pagans and Christians meet. Venue: Olivier Theatre, National Theatre, South Bank, London SE1 9PX. Evening performances at 7.30pm. Tickets from £20. https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/productions/dancing-at-lughnasa/

Now - 13 August; Luxury and Power - Persia to Greece exhibition. Venue: British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Tickets £15/free for members. https://www.britishmuseum.org/

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

Wednesday 17 May; Advancing your Tarot Reading. Start of 2-week online course with Adrien Mastrosimone's via Treadwell's. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £80. https://www.treadwells-london.com/events

Wednesday 17 May; Kabbalah in Western Esotericism. 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 17 May (every Wednesday); Feeling Sound Bath. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £15.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Wednesday 17 May; Folk Charming Series: On the Use of Needles and Nails. Online workshop with Hannah Sanders via Treadwell's. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £10. https://www.treadwells-london.com/events

Wednesday 17 May; Womb Healing, Connect to the Divine Feminine. Venue: Fire and Alchemy Spiritual Sanctuary, 52 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3EP. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £25. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/fire-alchemy-58665271283

Wednesday 17 May (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/

Thursday 18 May (and other dates); Morning Meditation. Free online event via Rest Less Events. Time: 9am. https://events.restless.co.uk/event-calendar/30-minute-morning-meditation/?

Thursday 18 May (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 18 May; Julia Voss on the life and art of Hilma af Klint. Free online event via  Watkins Bookshop. Time: 5.30pm.  https://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks

Thursday 18 May; Water Beings - From Nature Worship to the Environmental Crisis. Book Launch by Veronica Strang (University of Oxford) via the By Royal Anthropological Institute. In-person venue: Royal Anthropological Institute, 50 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 5BT. Time: 6pm. Free. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/book-launch-veronica-strang-tickets-622672428997?

Thursday 18 May; Discovering Your Psychic Self. First lesson in 6-week online course with Jeremy Turner-Welch through the College of Psychic Studies. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £175 for entire course. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Thursday 18 and 25 May; Weird Evenings: ‘Satan Wants Me’ and ‘The Road to the Sabbat’. Online events on weird fiction with Sue Terry Esoteric Academic Owl House Seminars. Time: 6.55pm. Tickets: £16.15 for both events https://www.sueterryacademic.com/courses-events

Thursday 18 May; Psychdedelic Sound Meditation. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £35.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Thursday 18 May (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 https://assap.ac.uk/

Thursday 18 May; Shamanism and the Wisdom of Mental Illness, with Jez Hughes. Online talk 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 18 May (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 19 May; Sleeping Beauty and Mother Bunch: Female Figures in 18th Century Chapbooks. Talk by Irina Ticleanu. Shoe Lane Library, 1 Little New Street, Hill House, London, EC4A 3JR. Time: 1pm Free https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sleeping-beauty-and-mother-bunch-female-figures-in-18th-century-chapbooks-tickets-578752102117?

Friday 19 - Sunday 21 May; Sussex Faerie Festival 2023. Camping event with entertainment, a market and workshops. I will be running a workshop on Magic for May on the Saturday. Festival venue: Pleasant Rise Farm, Alfriston, East Sussex. Tickets at various prices from £10 for one day, which includes workshops and entertainment. https://www.magicalfestivals.co.uk/shop

Friday 19 May; Author Talk - David Rankine: The Grimoire Encyclopaedia. Venue: (tbc) Watkins Bookshop, 19-21 Cecil Court, · London WC2N 4EZ.. Time: 5.30pm. Free https://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks

Friday 19 May (and other dates); Mind, Body Restore Online Yoga. Time: 6.15pm. Free online event. https://www.meetup.com/freestuffandfreeevents/

Friday 19 May; New Moon Circle Meditation with Spiritual Tiik London. Free online event. Time: 6.30pm. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/spiritual-tiik-29294295627

Friday 19 May; Transmission - The New Moon Sessions. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £25.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Friday 19 May;  Moon Space - SLC's cosmic cyber circle with Tree Carr. Online via She's Lost Control. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £15.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Friday 19 May; Magical Women and the Arts. In-person talk by Rosemary Cronin. Venue: the College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £20. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Friday 19 May; Money Manifestation New Moon in Taurus Power Circle. Venue: Fire and Alchemy Spiritual Sanctuary, 52 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3EP. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £39.71. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/fire-alchemy-58665271283

Friday 19 May; Witches Moon Workshop. Venue: Kallima Wellbeing Centre, 8A Adam Business Centre, Cranes Farm Road, Basildon, SS14 3JF. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £30. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/kallima-wellbeing-centre-15972923230

Friday 19 May (and other dates); Online Meditation Session. Time: Time: 7.30pm. Free online event, but donations welcome. https://www.meetup.com/freestuffandfreeevents/

Friday 19 May;  Starlight Storytelling with London Dreamtime. Venue: beautiful secret location in Richmond TW9.  Time: 7.45pm Tickets  £10. https://www.londondreamtime.com/calendar/

Friday 19 May; Magick Without Tears. Start of 4-month online course by Marco Visconti. Time: 8.30pm. Price: £300, installment plans available - email me@marcovisconti.org. Enroll at:  https://bit.ly/MWT-2023

Saturday 20 May; Witches’ Apothecary Love Magic Working with the Dark Goddess. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Road, London, SE9 6SH. Time: 2pm. Tickets: £35. https://www.wiccamoonuk.com/product-category/events-and-workshops/

Saturday 20 May; 10 Crystals to Change Your Life. Online workshop with Nicholas Pearson through the College of Psychic Studies. Time: 2pm. Tickets: £80. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Saturday 20 May; Pyramid Power. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 2pm. Tickets: £30.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Sunday 21 May (and other dates); Soul Restore Sound Healing. Venue: The Mandrake, 20-21 Newman Street, London W1T 1PG. Two times: noon and 4pm. Tickets: £35. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/the-mandrake-17825575648

Sunday 21 May; Take Care - A Healing Space for Women of Colour. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 1pm. Tickets: £45-£60.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Sunday 21 May; Third Eye Activation Sound Healing Journey. Venue: Fire and Alchemy Spiritual Sanctuary, 52 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3EP. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £38. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/fire-alchemy-58665271283

Sunday 21 May; 1 Day Sacral Chakra (Womb) Virtual Retreat with Spiritual Tiik London. Online event. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: From  £73.30 https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/spiritual-tiik-29294295627

Sunday 21 May; Dawn of the Oak. Pagan moot. Venue: The Sir John Oldcastle, Farringdon Road/Greville Street, London EC1M 3JF. Time: 3pm. https://www.meetup.com/The-Kith-of-The-Tree-and-The-Well/events/291911276/

Sunday 21 May; Planetary Magic: Mercury. Online Masterclass with Dr Vivianne Crowley through the College of Psychic Studies. Time: 5pm. Tickets: £90. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Sunday 21 May (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 21 May; Words of Love and Blessing. Online workshop with author Halo Quin. Time: 7pm. Tickets by donation (suggested options of at least £20). https://haloquin.ck.page/products/words-of-love?

Monday 22 May; Auguries of Innocence: First Experiences of Letterpress. Book launch with talks and exhibition via The Swedenborg Society, Ruskin Arts Publications, Anglia Ruskin University and the Blake Society. Venue: Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH. Time:  6.30 pm - 9.30 pm (Doors open 6.00 pm). Free but booking required. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/auguries-of-innocence-first-experiences-with-letterpress-tickets-592411708367

Monday 22 May; Meeting the Gods: Green Gods. 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 22 May; Monthly Shamanic Drumming Healing Ceremony. Venue: Fire and Alchemy Spiritual Sanctuary, 52 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3EP. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £26. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/fire-alchemy-58665271283

Monday 22 May; Objects of Power. Wytchery training group workshop for solitary witches. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store St, London WC1E 7BS, UK. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £10. https://www.meetup.com/the-wytchery/

Monday 22 May; Timing by the Stars: Precession-Corrected Transits and Returns by Adam Smith, and Planets in Detriment and Fall by Martin Moritz. Two talks on astrology via the Astrological Lodge of London.  Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Road, London NW1 6XT. Time: 7pm and 8pm. Tickets £1 each talk for non members. https://astrolodge.co.uk/

Monday 22 May 2023; The IONS Channeling Research Program: Exploring our capacity to know and affect beyond the traditional five senses. Online talk by Dr Helan√© Wahbeh via the Society for Psychical Research. Time: 8p.m. Tickets free for members, £5 non members. https://www.spr.ac.uk/

Tuesday 23 May;  Iris: Of Sea and Sky and Rainbow - a live online series with Irisanya Moon, author of Pagan Portals - Iris. Part a series of online classes.Time: 1am UK time. Suggested donation: $33+ per class. https://www.facebook.com/events/703231708220289/703231718220288/

Tuesday 23 May; The Legend of Saint Sebastian, the Queer Icon. Online talk by Eric Huang, of Saint Podcast, via the Folklore Society. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £6. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/the-folklore-society-32190494089

Tuesday 23 May (every 23rd of the month); Crossbones Vigil to honour the outcast dead of Crossbones Graveyard, Southwark. Location: Redcross Way, London, SE1 1TA. Time: 6.45pm for 7pm. Free. Details here: http://crossbones.org.uk/category/events/  or https://www.bost.org.uk/ 

Tuesday 23 May; The Toolbox of a Paranormal Investigator. Online talk by James A. Willis via The College of Psychic Studies. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £16. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Tuesday 23 May; Blue Lotus Ceremony and Drum Journey. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £30.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Tuesday 23 May; New Witches' Club - Beginners to Witchcraft. Venue: Fire and Alchemy Spiritual Sanctuary, 52 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3EP. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £25. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/fire-alchemy-58665271283

Tuesday 23 May; Ancient Egypt, Myth and History. First in 10- class course by Nathalie Andrews. Venue: The Coach and Horses, Burnhill Road, Beckenham BR3 3LA (Travel card zone 4). Time: 7pm. £90 for the whole course but individual sessions for £10 each if there are spaces on them. Message Nathalie if interested on Djedra.nat@gmail.com

Tuesday 23 May; By Stone and by Call - Scrying in English Magic. Part of the English Folk Magic series with Dr. Al Cummins collection . Online talk 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
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Tuesday 23 May; The Moon as a Portal to the Mysteries with Frances Billinghurst. Free webinar. Time: 10.30pm. Details here: https://www.mysticalsoulacademy.com/moon

Wednesday 24 May; Ben Stimpson  in conversation with Enfys J. Book, author of Queer Qabala. Free Facebook Live event Time: 00am in the UK (May 23 - 7pm EST) On Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/BenStimpsonAuthor

Wednesday 24 May; Kundalini Meditations to Raise Your Frequency. Online talk by Gemma Bliss via the College of Psychic Studies. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £25. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Wednesday 24 May; The God Pan and the Occult. Online lecture by Prof Paul Robichaud's  via Treadwell's. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £10. https://www.treadwells-london.com/events

Wednesday 24 May; The Moon as a Portal to the Mysteries, an online webinar with Frances Billinghurst. Time: 10.30pm. https://www.mysticalsoulacademy.com/moon

Thursday 25 May; Author Talk - Orphic Hymns Grimoire by Sara L. Mastros. Venue: Watkins Bookshop, 19-21 Cecil Court, · London WC2N 4EZ.. Time: 5.30pm. Free https://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks

Thursday 25 May; Recognise and Clear Negative Energy. Start of 6-week online course by Martha Brett via the College of Psychic Studies. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £175. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Thursday 25, Saturday 27 May and other dates. The Thin Veil of London. A walk through Holborn and Bloomsbury looking for the London depicted by visionary horror writer Arthur Machen. Run by Minimum Labyrinth. Various times. Tickets: £9.99. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/minimum-labyrinth-4600043469

Thursday 25 May; A Journey with Spirit. Start of 10-week online course by Gary Wright via the College of Psychic Studies. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £240. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Thursday 25 May; Reclaim Your Voice. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £35.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Thursday 25 May; Chaos Squared, authors Julian Vayne and Steve Dee in conversation online via Treadwell's. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £10. https://www.treadwells-london.com/events

Friday 26-29 May; Mind Body Spirit London Wellbeing Festival 2023. Venue: Olympia National, Olympia Way, London W14 8UX. Starts 10am. Tickets: 1-day £18, 2-day £25, 4-day £40. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mind-body-spirit-london-wellbeing-festival-2023-tickets-483065982357?

Friday 26 May; Return to Ritual Cacao Ceremony. Venue: She's Lost Control, Valentine Road, London. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £30.  https://sheslostcontrol.co.uk/collections/all-events

Saturday 27 May; Witchfest Midlands. Large pagan conference by Children of Artemis. Venue: Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4. Starts 10am. Full event tickets £45. https://witchfest.net/events/witchfest-midlands/

Saturday 27 May; Crystal Wicca Shop Opening Day with taster sessions and other activities. Venue: Crystal Wicca, shop inside Hayes train station, Hayes, Kent, BR27EN. Time: 10am - 6pm. Free to pop in, some free activites, some paid-for activites. https://crystalwicca.co.uk/

Saturday 27 May; Witchcraft in the modern world: 1900 to the present. One-day class via City Lit. Venue: Keeley Street, Covent Garden, London. Time: 10.30am. Full fee: £59, Concession: £38. https://www.citylit.ac.uk/

Saturday 27 May (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 28 May; Shamanic Group with Les Fuller. All welcome Venue: Woodford Church at 9 Grove Crescent, South Woodford, London E18 2JR. Time 11am-3pm. Tickets: £10. http://woodfordchurch.com/

Sunday 28 May; Astro Meditation Series. Venue: Fire and Alchemy Spiritual Sanctuary, 52 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3EP. Time: 11am. Tickets: £30. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/fire-alchemy-58665271283

Sunday 28 May (every 2 months); Meeting of Kith of The Tree and the Well. Venue: The Horseshoe Inn, 26 Melior St, London SE1 3QP. Time: 2pm. Entry £2. https://www.meetup.com/the-kith-of-the-tree-and-the-well/events/

Sunday 28 May (tbc); Woodland Bard Online - Willow. Event by Walkwithtrees. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £8. https://www.eventbrite.com/o/jonathon-huet-at-walk-with-trees-30650264428

Sunday 28 May; The Web of Wyrd (Time Line). Online event via Bennu's Table. Within Bennu’s Table, Katie Gerrard blends psychology with witchcraft and shamanism. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £2. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/bennus-table-48276445013

Please note that I am not responsible for the content of any of these events except my May Magic workshop. 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.  If you know an event you want included, please email me at badwitch1234@gmail.com

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