Events

My Talks, Workshops and Book Signings
Here are the events I am running over the next few months. 

October 5, Making a Magical Doll. Workshop with me, with Lucya Starza, on poppets and how to use them, based on my book. Venue: Friends Meeting House, Hemnall Street, Epping, CM16 4LL. Time: 1.30pm to 5.30pm.  The cost will be £20 which will include all materials, there is a suggested donation for materials of £2.  To reserve a place in advance text 07927 288904 or email rainbowhealingsanctuary@outlook.com More details: https://artfromtheheart1.blogspot.com/

Thursday 17 October; Candle Magic Workshop. Evening workshop based on my book 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.

Sunday 20 October, Scrying for Beginners. Four-hour afternoon workshop on divination with crystal balls, mirrors, water and flame. 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/

Monday 25 November; Candle Magic Workshop. Evening workshop based on my book 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.

Public Pagan Events - Mostly In and Near London
Here is a listing of general events in London plus a few in other parts of the UK that could be of interest to pagans. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at badwitch1234@gmail.com.

Now - 27 October, Secret Rivers: discover the secrets of London's historic waterways. Exhibition at the Museum of London Docklands. Venue: No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London E14 4AL. Free entry. https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london-docklands

Now - 31 October; Betwixt and Between: Isobel Gowdie, the Witch of Auldearn - the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic's summer exhibition. Venue: The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, Boscastle, Cornwall. Entry with museum ticket. https://museumofwitchcraftandmagic.co.uk/

Now - 2 February 2020; William Blake exhibition. Venue: Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG. Entry: £18/£17/Free for members. https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/william-blake-artist?

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/

Wednesday 18 September; Forest Bathing in Queen's Wood, Highgate. Meet in the cabin behind Queen's Wood Cafe, Highgate. Time: 9.30am. Price: £25. https://www.meetup.com/London-Forest-Bathing-Nature-Connection-Meetup/

Wednesday 18 September; Free Guided Tour of the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (takes place every Wednesday). Venue: UCL, Malet Place, London, WC1 6BT. Time: 2pm. Free, but you must book in advance: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/event-ticketing/booking?

Wednesday 18 September; Time to Meditate - group meditation (every Wednesday). Venue: Buddha on a Bicycle, Covent Garden, London. Arrive 6pm for 6.10pm start. Donations of £3 recommended. Details: http://www.meetup.com/meditation-trust-london/

Wednesday 18 September; More Mead Moot with Pagan FutureFests. Venue: Hope Pub, 48 West Street, Carshalton SM5 2PR. Time: from 7.30pm. Meets on the third Wednesday of each month.  http://www.meetup.com/Londonpagancommunity/

Thursday 19 September; Preview: Damien Hirst - Mandalas exhibition. Venue: White Cube, 25 – 26 Mason's Yard, London, SW1Y 6BU. Time: 6pm.  The exhibition itself runs from 20 September to 2 November. Details: https://www.whitecube.com/exhibitions/exhibition/damien_hirst_masons_yard_2019?

Thursday 19 September; The Way of Effortless Mindfulness. Talk and signing with Loch Kelly. 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 19 September; PFL Autumn Equinox Open Ritual with London Woodland Witches. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL. Time: 7.30pm for 8pm start. Entry: £6/£5 (PF members and concessions). https://www.facebook.com/groups/pflondon/

Friday 20 September; Meditation and Om Healing. (Weekly event, usually on a Friday). Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8EA. Time: 7pm. Entry free. http://theosophicalsociety.org.uk/#

Friday 20 - Sunday 22 September; 43rd SPR International Annual Conference. Venue: The Society for Psychical Research (SPR), 1 Vernon Mews, West Kensington, London, W14 0RL. https://www.facebook.com/events/497017650705335/

Friday 20 September; Autumn Equinox Drum Ceremony Hosted by Seán Ryan. Venue: Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £20. www.aho.community

Saturday 21 September; Talking Peace Festival 2019, for the International Day of Peace. Venue: Flat Iron Square, London, SE1. Noon-10.30pm. Free event, but you must register in advance. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/talking-peace-festival-2019-tickets-71381785843?

Saturday 21 September; Sisters of the Stones of Caer Abiri Meeting for Autumn Equinox. Venue: Avebury Stone Circles, Marlborough, Wiltshire. Time: 1pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1322401231269282/

Saturday 21 September; Autumn Equinox Ceremony at the Rollright Stones. Public ceremony with Watchers of the Old Ways. Venue: Rollright Stones, Little Rollright, Warwickshire, OX7 5. Time: 2pm-3.15pm. No entry fee, but donations towards the upkeep of the stones welcome. Bring a picnic. https://www.facebook.com/events/425917814682811/

Saturday 21 September; Woodland Autumn Equinox 2019: Seasonal Ceremony and World Peace Day Magic. Venue: Queen's Woods, Highgate, North London. Meet at The Woodmans pub patio area at 4pm to walk to the outdoor site, bring food and drnk to share. Fee: £5/£3. Details: https://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Pagans-Magicians/

Sunday 22 September; Ely's Pagan and Alternative Fayre. Richard Levy will be speaking about The Bones of Witchcraft, plus other talks, stalls and entertainment. Venue: Centre E, 24 Barton Road, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4DE. Starts 10am. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2246773698921900/

Sunday 22 September, Sunday Meditation class with Lisabetta every Sunday. Drop-in class suitable for beginners and more experienced meditators. Venue: The Little Escape Therapy Centre, 4 Paxton Mews, off Westow St, London SE19 3RW. Time: 10am-11am. Cost: £12 per class, £30 for 3 classes. https://harmonious-healing.com/

Sunday 22 September; Shamanic workshop. Venue: Woodford Church at 9 Grove Crescent, South Woodford London, E18 2JR. Time: 11am-4pm. Cost: £10 pay at door.  http://woodfordchurch.com/

Sunday 22 September; Druidic Alban Elued/Autumn Equinox Celebration on Primrose Hill with the Loose Association of Druids. Gather in the Hawthorne Grove at Primrose Hill, London, NW1 8YH, between 12.30pm and 12.45pm to prepare the site ready for a prompt 1pm start. Nearest tube: Chalk Farm. Free event, but bring a small contribution of food and drink to share. All are welcome. https://www.facebook.com/events/828276627566944/

Sunday 22 September;  Autumn Equinox Movement Medicine Cacao Ceremony with London Movement Medicine Women's Circle. Venue: 100 Shoreditch High St, London E1 6JQ. Time: 4.30pm to 9.30pm. Cost: tbc. https://www.meetup.com/Movement-Medicine-Womens-Circle/

Sunday 22 September; Autumn Equinox Rite at Luna Iter for Pagan and Wiccan Seekers. Pub moot followed by a ritual (usually close to each full moon). Venue: Pembury Tavern 90 Amhurst Rd, London E8 1JH. Moot usually starts at 5pm, then at 6pm moving to a historic site for the ritual. Fee: £4/£5. https://www.facebook.com/events/2374358309519375/

Sunday 22 September; The Circle of Ankerwycke Mabon ritual beneath a beautiful and sacred Ankerwycke Yew, which has stood on this site for millennia (pic by ImranC). As we enter the darker months, you are invited to join the ceremony and honour its powerful energies. Meet at 7.30pm at the car park in Magna Carta Lane, Wraysbury, TW19 5AG. This is a free event but bring share food and drink to share afterwards. For more details, contact Gina 07806714165 brockwitch@yahoo.co.uk

Monday 23 September; Earth Festival: Wheel of the Year Meditation - Equinox, gather at the well head for meditation at noon, followed by conversation on the lower lawn. Venue: Chalice Well World Peace Garden, in Glastonbury. Free admission to the gardens from 10am to noon. For more details, visit the website http://www.chalicewell.org.uk/

Monday 23 September; 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 23 September; Autumn Equinox Vigil for the Outcast at Crossbones to honour The Goose and the outcast dead of Cross Bones Graveyard. Bring a flower, a ribbon, a totem or memento to tie to the shrine. Gather from 6.45pm for a 7pm start in Redcross Way outside the Memorial Gates, London SE1 1TA. For more details, visit  http://crossbones.org.uk/ or https://www.facebook.com/GooseandCrow/

Monday 23 September; Young Urban Witches - Celtic Goddesses. Evening mini-workshop with Rebecca Beattie. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 6.30pm start. Tickets £20. Book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.

 Monday 23 September; Night and Day: Autumn Equinox storytelling with Lucy North and Jill Urwin, organised with She's Lost Control. Venue: The Stratford Hotel, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, 20 International Way, London, E20 1FD. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £35. www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk

Wednesday 25 September; Drumming up your Heart with Melonie Syrett and Steve Altman. Venue: Aho Studio, 13 Prince Edward Rd, London, E9 5LX. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £25. www.aho.community

Wednesday 25 September; Resurgence Talks: The Healing Voice and Healing the Family and Ancestors with Jill Purce. Venue: 42 Acres, 66 Leonard Street, London EC2A 4LW. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £12. For more details visit: https://www.42acresshoreditch.com/events/

Wednesday 25 September; Psychedelic Gong Bath with Sound Mysterium. Venue: Round Chapel
1D Glenarm Road, London E5 0LY. Time: 7.45pm. Tickets: £13/£16. https://www.tickettailor.com/events/thepsychedelicsociety/292292?

Wednesday 25 September; Interview with a Wiccan priestess at 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/

Wednesday 25 September; Victorian Pleasure Gardens. Lecture by Historian Lee Jackson, author of Palaces of Pleasure, at London Fortean Society. Venue: The Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX. Time: 7.45pm. Tickets: £4/£2. http://forteanlondon.blogspot.com/

Thursday 26 September; The Next Step: Insights into Group Work and the Masters Today with Cyrus Ryan. 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 26 September; New Moon in Libra Priestess Circle with Lucia Healing. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London E9 7AD. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £35. www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk

27 September - November; Waking the Witch. Touring exhibition curated by Legion Projects and supported by Arts Council England. Venue:  Bonington Gallery, Nottingham. http://www.wakingthewitch.uk/#

Friday 27 September; New Moon Eve Gong Bath with Diana Vernon. The day before a 'Super New Moon', tune into this renewed energy in the cycle of life and relax in a candlelit hall where the resonance of gongs will help you recharge your spiritual self. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: Members £22/non-members £25. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Friday 27 September; Michaelmas Festival. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35, Park Road, London, NW1 6XT. Time: 7.30pm. http://www.rsh.anth.org.uk/ and https://www.meetup.com/rudolf-steiners-spiritual-science/

Saturday 28 September; Experiential Tarot One-Day Outdoor Course. Venue: Woodland location in Wimbledon (full details after registering). Fee: £30. Time: 10.30am-6pm. Details: https://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Pagans-Magicians/

Sunday 29 September; NWK Moot. Venue: Chistlehurst caves.  Time: 11am. You must be a member of the group to attend. https://www.facebook.com/groups/445487428816887/

Sunday 29 September, Dragons - connect to your healing dragon to heal yourself and others. Workshop with Anthea of  Shamanism and Evolving Consciousness. Neal's Yard Meeting Rooms,
14 Neal's Yard Covent Garden, London WC2H 9DP. Price: £75, all materials included. Time: 10.15pm-5.30pm. https://www.meetup.com/Shamanism-and-Evolving-Consciousness/

Sunday 29 September; The Kith of the Tree and the Well heathen moot. Venue: The Horseshoe Inn, 26 Melior Street, London, SE1 3QP. Time: 2pm. https://www.meetup.com/The-Kith-of-The-Tree-and-The-Well/

Sunday 29 September; The folklore of wild plants, Venue: Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove, London E3 4PX. Time: 2pm. Tickets · £11.43. https://www.facebook.com/events/2253436948013034/

Sunday 29 September;  Tea Ceremony and Women Circle with T-Lovers. Venue: Globe House Yoga, The Tanneries, Crucifix Lane, London SE1 3JW. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £20. https://t-lovers.com/tea-ceremonies/

Throughout October; London Month of the Dead organised by Curious Invitation and Antique Beat in conjunction with London's Magnificent Seven cemeteries. Tours, talks, workshops and entertainment on the theme of death. For a full list of the events and to book tickets, visit the London Month of the Dead website: https://londonmonthofthedead.com/

Tuesday 1 - Wednesday 2 October; Aphrodite's Monthly Festival - September 2019, hosted by Aphrodite's Flame. Everyone around the world is invited to light Aphrodite's Flame in honour of her monthly festival. Keep a candle lit for as long or as short a time as you wish from dusk on the date listed to dusk the following day.  Time: 6.30pm – 6.30am. https://www.facebook.com/aphroditesflame/

Tuesday 1 October; Sacred Sounds Monthly Gong Bath with Gong Master Olaf Nixon. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £22/£25.  https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Tuesday 1 October (tbc); Romford Pagan Moot. Venue: The Golden Lion, 2 High Street, Romford RM1 1HR. Time: 7pm. Entry: £4 and raffle in aid of Essex wildlife £1. https://www.facebook.com/Romford-Pagan-Moote-634178063700381/

Tuesday 1 October; The Witches' Inn Gathering. Venue: The Hatch Public House, 44, Hatchlands Road, Redhill, RH1 6AT. Time: 8pm. Free pagan moot, just turn up. https://www.facebook.com/events/1107189122818970

Wednesday 2 October; Witchcraft and the Law in England. Talk by Deborah Hyde at Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub. Venue: The Star and Garter, 60 Old Woolwich Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NY. Time: 7.30pm. Details: http://greenwich.skepticsinthepub.org

Thursday 3 October; Warlocks, Grey-witches, and Cunning-women. Talk by historian Thomas Waters. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Cost: £10 per person. You can book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.

Thursday 3 October; Roots Women's Circle with Kindred Wild. Venue: She's Lost Control, 42 Valentine Road, London E9 7AD. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £30. www.sheslostcontrol.co.uk

Saturday 5 October, Family Storytelling: The Brompton Cemetery Time Machine with Vanessa of London Dreamtime. Venue: Brompton Cemetery meet at North Gates. Time: 11.30am. Tickets: Free, but email to reserve a place: vanessa@londondreamtime.com or visit https://londondreamtime.com/calendar/

Saturday 5 October, Making a Magical Doll. Workshop with me, with Lucya Starza, on poppets and how to use them. Venue: Friends Meeting House, Hemnall Street, Epping, CM16 4LL. Time: 1.30pm to 5.30pm.  The cost will be £20 which will include all materials, there is a suggested donation for materials of £2.  To reserve a place in advance text 07927 288904 or email rainbowhealingsanctuary@outlook.com More details: https://artfromtheheart1.blogspot.com/

Tuesday 8 October;  Nara: sacred images from Early Japan - Gallery Talk. Venue: Room 3, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15pm. Free, just turn up. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/whats_on/events_calendar/gallery_talks.aspx

Tuesday 8 October; Spirit Encounters - A Demonstration of Spirit Portraits and Mediumship
June-Elleni Laine and Angela Watkins. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £15/£13.  https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Wednesday 9 October; Reincarnation Reports. SPR talk. Venue: Society for Psychical Research HQ, 1 Vernon Mews, London, W14 0RL. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £2/£5. https://www.spr.ac.uk/

Thursday 10 October; Talk at South East London Folklore Society (SELFS). Venue: The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough High St, London SE1 1NA. Entry: £5/£1.50 concessions. Time: 8pm. (Meetings are normally the second Thursday of each month.) https://www.facebook.com/groups/2438110887/ To guarantee a seat, email cunningfolkmusic@gmail.com

Friday 11 October, Meditative Kirtan Evening with Sonya Kumar and Daisy Bowman & Neil Kerr. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £22/£25. https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Friday 11 - Saturday 12 October; London Tarot Conference. Venue: Holiday Inn, Kensington High Street, London. Speakers include Geraldine Beskin, Mary K Greer, Caitlin Matthews, Davide De Angelis, Katrina Wynne, Avril Price, Richard Abbot and Anastasia Haysler. Tickets £120 per day, £230 for both days. http://tarotconference.co.uk/

Saturday 12 October; Awaken the Goddess Festival with full programme of talks and workshops ritual. Venue: The Old Mortuary, St Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe, London, SE16 4JE. Full access tickets: £20 for early bird ticket, £25 normal price. Website: www.awakenthegoddess.co.uk

Saturday 12 October; An Introduction to Shamanic Journeying with Shamanic Walks of Consciousness. Venue: Shamanic Space, 11 Hilly Fields Crescent, Brockley, · South London. Time: 10am-5pm. Tickets £97.50. https://www.meetup.com/Shamanic-Walks-of-Consciousness/

Saturday 12 October; Hoodoo and Conjure Workshop: making old-style mojo pouches and candle dressing. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Road, London SE9 6SH. Time: 2pm -4.30pm. Workshop is free, but the kit costs £25 per person For further details call 0208 850 7803 or visit https://www.facebook.com/WiccaMoonEltham/ or https://www.wiccamoon.co.uk/ourshop/cat_1460861-Event-Workshops.html?

Saturday 12 October; Heart Beat - Monthly Drumming Collective with Gong Master Olaf Nixon. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, Kensington, London, SW7 2EB. Time: 6pm. Tickets: £21/£23.  https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Sunday 13 October (date tbc); Full Moon Event with Peace Fires. Light a candle or fire for peace wherever you are in the world, for just for 10 minutes or an hour or longer and state the intention: “Let there be peace on earth and love for one another.” Details: http://peacefires.org/

Sunday 13 October ; Marseille Tarot Introduced. Workshop with Adrien Mastrosimone. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am-5.30pm (with a break in the middle). Cost: £75. Deposit is £40. You can reserve a place by visiting the shop or online: https://www.treadwells-london.com/

Monday 14 October; Samhain Witchcraft workshop with Rebecca Beattie.  Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Tickets £20. Book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/ or reserve a place by visiting the shop.

Monday 14 October;  A Talk by Richard Levy at Nova Stellar Meetup. Venue: The Castle, 34-35 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DB. Time: Doors open 7pm, talk starts at 8pm. Entry £3.

Tuesday 15 October; Witches of London Gathering. Venue: front bar of the Cittie of Yorke, 22 High Holborn, London WC1V 6BS. Starting 7.30pm. Meets on the third Tuesday of each month. For any questions email coacentral@witchcraft.org or visit http://www.witchfest.net/ or https://www.facebook.com/coawitchesoflondon/

Thursday 17 October; Candle Magic Workshop. Evening workshop based on my book 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.

18, 19 and 20 October; Mind Body Soul Experience and OM Yoga Show. Venue: Alexandra Palace, London, N22 7AY. Friday 11am - 6pm, Saturday 10am – 6pm, Sunday 10am – 5pm. Online tickets: £12/£10. On the door: £15/£12. A ticket for one event gives you free access to the other event. Free Yoga Show guide: www.omyogashow.com  Free MBS guide: www.mbsevents.co.uk

Saturday 19 October; Constructing the Witch: How Women became Maleficent, One-day course with Ann Jeffers looking at the association of women with magic and witchcraft. Venue: City Lit, 1-10 Keeley St, Holborn, London WC2B 4BA. Full fee: £59, Senior fee: £47, Concession:£30. Time: 10.30am - 4.30pm. Course Code: HRS35. Booking and more details: https://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/constructing-the-witch-how-women-became-maleficent or call 020 7831 7831

Saturday 19 October; Kabbalah and Prosperity. Workshop with Rev. Maggy Whitehouse, author of From Credit Crunch to Pure Prosperity, Total Kabbalah and Prosperity Teachings of the Bible Made Easy. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49a Museum Street, London, Eng WC1A 1LY. Tickets: £50. Time: 11am-5pm. For more details, call 020 7405 2120 or visit http://theatlantisbookshop.com/

Sunday 20 October, Scrying for Beginners. Four-hour afternoon workshop on divination with crystal balls, mirrors, water and flame. 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/

Sunday 20 October (date tbc), Dawn of the Oak. Pagan moot (normally on the third Sunday of each month). Venue: The Sir John Oldcastle, Farringdon Road/Greville Street, London EC1M 3JF. Time: 3pm-6pm. https://www.facebook.com/groups/dawnoftheoak/


Wednesday 23 October; Cursed Britain: A History of Witchcraft and Black Magic in Modern Times. Lecture by Thomas Waters, author of the book Cursed Britain (viewable on Amazon). Event hosted by London Fortean Society. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets: £6  Details: http://forteanlondon.blogspot.com/

Wednesday 23 October; More Fright By Rail. George Hoyle will be telling Dickens’ classic tale The Signalman and playing live transport-themed classic songs, plus folklore and discussion from author Chris Roberts. Venue: The Station Hall, Herne Hill. Time: 7pm doors open. Tickets: £10 email cunningfolkmusic@gmail.com for tickets. For more details, visit https://londondreamtime.com/calendar/

Saturday 26 October;  The Omphalos of London. A guided tour of St Pancras Old Churchyard with Robert Kingham of Minimum Labyrinth. Part of London Month of the Dead. Venue: St Pancras Old Church, Pancras Rd, London NW1 1UL. Time:  10.30am. Tickets £12. Details: https://londonmonthofthedead.com/

Saturday 26 October; Pagan Future Fests Samhain Celebration. Venue: Stanley Halls, South Norwood, London SE25. Time: noon-10pm. Early bird tickets: £13.50. http://www.paganfuturefests.org.uk/id1.html

Saturday 26 October; Hekate Workshop. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Road, London SE9 6SH. Time: 2pm -4.30pm. Tickets: £19. For further details call 0208 850 7803 or visit https://www.facebook.com/WiccaMoonEltham/ or https://www.wiccamoon.co.uk/ourshop/cat_1460861-Event-Workshops.html?

Sunday 27 October; Open Samhain ritual. Meet at Hampstead Heath rail station to walk onto the heath. Time: 1pm. Fundraiser for TreeSisters £5 donation: https://www.facebook.com/events/983131478703653/?ti=icl

2 - 8 November; Witchcraft Retreat in East Anglia. Staying in a converted granary, surrounded by meadows and sheep. Home cooked food all week, visits to historical and sacred sites. Local speaker, workshops and a quiz with great prizes. Small group (12 people max). Tickets: £475 with a £100 non returnable deposit. For details email, arcanehare@gmail.com or visit https://www.arcanehare.wixsite.com or https://www.facebook.com/events/2615781265107454/

Saturday 9 November; Witchfest International 2019. Large pagan and witchcraft conference and evening entertainment with live music run by Children of Artemis. Stalls, talks, workshops, music, food, bar and more. Venue: Fairfield Halls, Croydon, South London. Earlybird online tickets £27 for CoA members/£32 non-members., visit https://witchfest.net/events/witchfest-international/

Sunday 10 November; Lammas Rite at Luna Iter for Pagan and Wiccan Seekers. Venue: a historic site in East London for the ritual. Time: 4.30pm. Fee: £4/£5. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1230392930656154/

Tuesday 12 November; Talk by the curator of the Ithell Colquhoun exhibition. Venue: The Last Tuesday Society and the Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, 11 Mare Street, London E8 4RS. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £10. http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/

Saturday 16 November; The Nameless Arte 2019 Conference. Speakers include Gemma Gary, Shani Oates, David Rankine, Martin Duffy, Jon Kaneko-James, George Georgiev. Venue: The Balmoral Centre, Salisbury Avenue, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS07AU.  Tickets: £25 until 30 June, £30 thereafter from https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-nameless-arte-conference-2019-tickets-55479666175 Doors open 9am. Ends 6.30pm. More info: http://www.altarofcharme.com/events/

Saturday 16 November; Psycon - a day of talks on occult and Fortean themes in relation to art, culture and performance. Venue: Concrete, The Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 6JJ. Tickets £60/£70. Starts 9am. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/psycon-tickets-52409712862

17 December; Talk on the Krampus and the Old Dark Christmas by author Al Ridenour. Venue: The Last Tuesday Society and the Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities, 11 Mare Street, London E8 4RS. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £15. http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/

Saturday, 1 February 2020; AnderidaFest 2020. Venue: Southwick Community Centre, 24 Southwick Street, Southwick, BN42 4TE. Time: 10.30am-10pm. Tickets: £22.15. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/anderidafest-2020-tickets-69728936125?

Note: Very few of these events are organised by myself, so please check with the organisers about tickets and timings before turning up to anything listed on my blog. I try to keep my events listing accurate, but do not always know of late changes, cancellations or whether events are sold out.