Events

Here are 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 to the end of 2017; Poppets, Pins and Power - an exhibition on the craft of cursing at the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, Boscastle, Cornwall. http://museumofwitchcraftandmagic.co.uk/

Now to 31 December; The London Stone on Display. Venue: Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN. Free exhibition during museum opening hours. http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london

Now - Sunday 5 November; Certaine Wytches: Fear, Myth and Magic - exhibition by Anne Jackson. Venue: Museum in the Park, Stratford Park, Stratford Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4AF. Entry: Free. There is also a series of talks and other events running alongside the exhibition, tickets £5/£7/£3. Details: http://www.museuminthepark.org.uk/certaine-wytches/

Now - 29 October; London Month of the Dead - series of talks, performances and workshops hosted by A Curious Invitation. Venues include Brompton Cemetery, Nunhead Cemetery, Kensal Green Cemetery, St Brides Church and the Petrie Museum. Tickets from £10/£12. Details and Bookings: http://www.londonmonthofthedead.com/

Now - Friday 27 October; Exhibition - 'Perception has Nothing to do with your Eyes'. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35, Park Road, London, NW1 6XT. http://www.rsh.anth.org.uk/ and https://www.meetup.com/rudolf-steiners-spiritual-science/

Thursday 19 October; Death Is Not the End. Talk and book signing by Ines Beyer. Venue: Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6.30pm. Free event. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit the website http://www.watkinsbooks.com/

Thursday 19 October; Wicca New Moon Circle: with Lesser Banishing Ritual of Pentagram.  Meet in the garden area of The Woodman's Pub, Archway Road. Highgate, North London by 7.30pm to walk to Queen's Woods. You must reserve a place in advance. Wear outdoor clothes and bring a blanket to sit on. Tickets: £3. https://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/

Thursday 19 October; House of Heron Drum Circle to Shamanic Journey. Venue: Caer Corhrain, 1 Southleas farm cottages, Lower Road, Minster, Sheppey, ME12 3SW. Time: 7.30pm. This takes place on the third Thursday each month. For more information visit http://www.touchtheearthuk.com/

Friday 20 October - Sunday 22 October; The Mind Body Soul Experience London. Venue:
Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London, N22 7AY. Time: 11am Friday - 5pm Sunday. Day tickets £12/£13, 3-day tickets £26. https://london.mbsevents.co.uk/

Friday 20 October - Wednesday 28 February 2018; Harry Potter: A History of Magic. Venue: PACCAR Gallery, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB. Timed slots every day. Tickets £16 adult, £8 child. Enquiries: 01937 546546. https://www.bl.uk/

Friday 20 October; Paranormal Discussion Night with Spooky London Pubs. Venue: King and Queen Hotel, 1 Foley St, London W1W 6DL. Time: 7pm. Entry: £2 donation to Macmillan Cancer Support https://www.meetup.com/spookylondonpubs/

Friday 20 October; Transhuman Technology and the Soul. Talk by William Henry. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Cost: £12/£14. Advance booking recommended. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Friday 20 October; Samhain Festival- Traditional Storytelling and Live Music at Butser Ancient Farm. Venue: Butser Ancient Farm Chalton Ln, Chalton, Clanfield, Waterlooville, Hampshire PO8 0BG. Time: 7pm. Tickets £15 per head. Tel: 023 9259 8838. www.butserancientfarm.co.uk

Friday 20 October; Om Healing for body mind and soul. Venue: The Dhyana Centre, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA. Time: 8pm. https://www.meetup.com/Light-in-London/

Saturday 21 October; Discover the Tarot (One day classroom based workshop) with the Tarot and Healing Group. Venue: Wanstead House, 21 The Green, Wanstead E11 2NT. Time: 9.30am. Entry: £20. https://www.meetup.com/Tarot-and-Healing-Group/

Sunday, 22 October; October Plenty. Autumn harvest celebration combining ancient seasonal customs and contemporary festivities with The Lion's Part. Venue: Shakespeare's Globe, Bankside and Borough Market, Southwark, London, SE1 9DT. Free event from noon. For details visit http://www.thelionspart.co.uk/octoberplenty/

Sunday, 22 October; Gothic London. Talk by Clive Bloom. Venue: Kensal Green Cemetery, 364 Ladbroke Grove, London W10 5AB. Time: 1pm. Tickets £12. Details and Bookings: http://www.londonmonthofthedead.com/

Sunday, 22 October; The Ageless Wisdom for Everyone study class. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8EA. Time: 2pm. Free entry but donations welcome. https://www.meetup.com/Theosophical-Society-in-London/  and http://www.theosophicalsociety.org.uk/

Sunday, 22 October; Psychic and Spiritual Development Class. Venue: Violet Hill Studios , 6 Violet Hill, St Johns Wood, London, NW8 9EB. Time: 7pm. Tickets: £15. https://www.meetup.com/London-NW8-Psychic-and-Spiritual-Development-Group/

Monday 23 October; Wicca Moon Halloween Week - Day 1. Candle Magic Workshop. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Rd, London, SE9 6SH. Cost is £15. Time: 2pm-5pm. For details or to book a place email shirlee@wiccamoon.org.uk or call 020 8850 7803. You can also visit the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Wicca-Moon-101700123226695/

Monday 23 October; Crossbones Vigil to honour The Goose and the outcast dead of Cross Bones Graveyard and the dead and wounded of the London Bridge attacks. 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/

Monday 23 October; Making the Impossible Possible. Talk by Michael Neill. Organised by Alternatives. Venue: St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, W1J 9LL, Starts: 7pm. Tickets £20/£15 online. http://www.alternatives.org.uk/

Monday 23 October; The Calendar of the Soul - Meditations that connect us to rhythms of nature. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35, Park Road, London, NW1 6XT. Time: 7pm. http://www.rsh.anth.org.uk/ and https://www.meetup.com/rudolf-steiners-spiritual-science/

Monday 23 October; Moonlight Goddess Gathering - monthly event organised by Anoushka through Funzing. Venue: Clifton Gardens, London, W9 1DT. Time: 7.15pm. Tickets: £20. https://uk.funzing.com/funz/-moonlight-goddess-gatherings-2940

Monday 23 October; Samhain at Pagan Pathfinders. Venue in Finchley, North London. Time: 7.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/1914078065579399/

Tuesday 24 October; The Day of the Dead in Mexico. Gallery talk. Venue: Room 27, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15pm. Tickets: free. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/

Tuesday 24 October; Wicca Moon Halloween Week - Day 2. Seance. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Rd, London, SE9 6SH. Cost is £15. Time: 2pm-5pm. For details or to book a place email shirlee@wiccamoon.org.uk or call 020 8850 7803. You can also visit the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Wicca-Moon-101700123226695/

Tuesday 24 October; Halloween Seance at the Last Tuesday Society. Venue: Viktor Wynd's Museum of Curiosities, 11 Mare Street, London E8 4RP. Time: 6.30pm. Tickets: £21. http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/

Tuesday 24 October; Meeting Aleister Crowley and his Magick. Evening Mini-Workshop with Marco Visconti. Venue: Treadwell's, 33 Store Street, Bloohttp://www.treadwells-london.com/msbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Ticket price £20. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: info@treadwells-london.com

Tuesday 24 October; Conscious Embodiment. Talk by Victoria More. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Cost: £12/£14. Advance booking recommended. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Wednesday 25 October; Gallery talk: Ancient Egyptian Gods, Goddesses and Sacred Animals. Venue: Room 4, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 1.15pm. Free, just turn up. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/

Wednesday 25 October; Wicca Moon Halloween Week - Day 3. Make a charm to protect your home. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Rd, London, SE9 6SH. Cost is £15. Time: 2pm-5pm. For details or to book a place email shirlee@wiccamoon.org.uk or call 020 8850 7803. You can also visit the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Wicca-Moon-101700123226695/

Wednesday 25 October; Time to Meditate - group meditation. 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 25 October; Hertford Pagan Moot. Venue: White Horse Pub, 33 Castle Street, Hertford, Herts SG14 1HH (45 mins from central London). The pub does not have disabled access. This moot meets on the last Wednesday of each month at 8pm. https://www.facebook.com/groups/104788436218047/

Wednesday 25 October; The Cage St Osyth: Media Frenzy or Haunting to be Taken Seriously? Talk at The London Fortean Society. Venue: The Bell, 50 Middlesex Street, London E1 7EX. Time: 7.45pm. Tickets: £4/£2. http://forteanlondon.blogspot.co.uk/

Thursday 26 October; Wicca Moon Halloween Week - Day 4. Make a poppet. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Rd, London, SE9 6SH. Cost is £15. Time: 2pm-5pm. For details or to book a place email shirlee@wiccamoon.org.uk or call 020 8850 7803. You can also visit the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Wicca-Moon-101700123226695/

Thursday 26 October; How to Read the Cards for Yourself and Others. Talk and book signing by Tori Hartman. Venue: Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6.30pm. Free event. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit the website http://www.watkinsbooks.com/

Friday 27 October; Wicca Moon Halloween Week - Day 5. Drumming for the ancestors. Magical workshop. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Rd, London, SE9 6SH. Cost is £15. Time: 2pm-5pm. For details or to book a place email shirlee@wiccamoon.org.uk or call 020 8850 7803. You can also visit the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Wicca-Moon-101700123226695/

Friday 27 October; Working with the Elemental Landscape. Lecture by John Gordon at Rilko (Research Into Lost Knowledge). Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35, Park Road, London, NW1 6XT. Doors open: 6.45pm. Entrance: £8/£10. http://www.rilko.net/EZ/rilko/rilko/home.php https://www.facebook.com/rilkotrust/

Friday 27 October; Angelic Energies in a Time of Change. Talk by Chrissie Astell. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Cost: £12/£14. Advance booking recommended. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Friday 27 October; The Goddess and the Divine Feminine. Venue: The Upminster Complementary Healing and Teaching Sanctuary, Pea Lane, Upminster, RM14 2XHTime: 7pm. Entry: £15 per session. http://www.healingandteaching.co.uk/

Friday 27 - Sunday 29 October. Samhain: A festival of Life and Death with Intothewild. Weekend camping festival with music, workshops, ritual and feasting. Venue: Emerson College, Forest Row, East Sussex RH18 5JX. Tickets £80. www.intothewildgathering.com

Saturday 28 October; Introduction to Shamanism and Shamanic Journey. Venue: The Music Room, The Tabernacle Notting Hill, 35 Powis Square, London W11 2AY. Time: 10.45am to 5.30pm. Price: £125. https://www.meetup.com/Behind-The-Veil-Shamanism/

Saturday 28 October; Wicca Moon Halloween Week - Day 6. Hecate workshop and ritual. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Rd, London, SE9 6SH. Cost is £20. Time: Noon-5pm. For details or to book a place email shirlee@wiccamoon.org.uk or call 020 8850 7803. You can also visit the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Wicca-Moon-101700123226695/

Saturday 28 October; Free and Open Gorsedd of Caer Abiri Samhain Rite at Avebury stone circle, in Wiltshire. Time: 1.30pm. Bring food and drink to share. https://www.facebook.com/events/716507118549068/

Saturday 28 October; Samhain 2017 - Woodland Wicca Seasonal Ritual and Halloween Gathering. Venue: Queen's Woods, Near Highgate Station, North London. Meet at The Woodman's Pub, Archway Road, from 3.00pm. You will be led to the woods at sunset, 4.40pm exactly, where you will pay the `ferryman' your fee, and enter ritual space!. Time: 3pm to 7pm. Fee: £3. You must reserve a place in advance. https://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/

Saturday 28 October; “Once Upon a Midnight Dreary” Halloween Ball hosted by A Curious Invitation inspired by the works of Edgar Allen Poe. Venue: The Century Club 61 - 63 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6LQ. Time: 9pm. Price: Tickets start at £15./ https://curious-invitation-balls.designmynight.com/

Sunday 29 October; Meditation at Russell Brands Trew Era Cafe, 30 Whitmore Road, London N1 5QA. Starts 10.15am. Free event. Details: https://www.meetup.com/meditation-trust-london/

Sunday 29 October; Seeds, Berries and Roots - Autumnal Foraging, with The Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. Venue: Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park, The Soanes Centre, Southern Grove, London E3 4PX. Time: 10am-1pm. Tickets: £15. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/seeds-berries-and-roots-autumnal-foraging-tickets-37818564344

Sunday 29 October; Anderida Gorsedd Samhain open ritual at the Long Man of Wilmington, Sussex. Meet near the car park between 1.30pm and 2pm for a walk up to the chalk hill figure at 2pm. Afterwards back to the Giants Rest pub in Wilmington for a social drink together.

Sunday 29 October; Samhain outdoor Sabbat with the London Wicca Meetup Group. Meet at The Woodman, 414 Archway Road, Highgate, London at 2pm to walk to nearby woods for a ritual at 3pm. Wear outdoor clothes and bring food and drink to share. https://www.meetup.com/The-London-Wicca-Meetup-Group/

Sunday 29 October; Astronomy with Maggie Aderin-Pocock. Hogwarts Curriculum Lecture - part of a series running alongside the Harry Potter Exhibition. Venue: British Library Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB. Time: 2pm-3.15pm. Tickets: £15/£10. Visit https://www.bl.uk/events/hogwarts-curriculum-lectures? or call 01937 546546

Sunday 29 October; Hypnosis and Reincarnation. Talk by Charles Caruana. Part of the London Month of the Dead series of talk. Venue: Dissenters' Chapel, 364 Ladbroke Grove, London W10 5AB. Time: 5pm. Tickets £12. Details and Bookings: http://www.londonmonthofthedead.com/

Monday 30 October, The Eight Sabbats: A Seminar Series. I: The Folk Roots of Halloween Seminar Evening with Will Hunter and Ellie Hughes. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Tickets £20. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Monday 30 October; Science and Spiritual Practices. Talk by Rupert Sheldrake. Organised by Alternatives. Venue: St James's Church, 197 Piccadilly, W1J 9LL, Starts: 7pm. Tickets £10/£15 online. http://www.alternatives.org.uk/

Tuesday 31 October; Wheel of the Year Festival - Resting at Chalice Well World Peace Garden, in Glastonbury. Gather at the well head for midday meditation until 12.30pm, followed by conversation on the lower lawn. Free admission to the gardens from 10am to noon. For more details, visit the website http://www.chalicewell.org.uk/

Tuesday 31 October; Heaven Is Calling You. Talk and seance with Theresa Cheung and Claire Broad. Venue: Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Entrance: 6pm, talk starts 6.30pm. Free event. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit the website http://www.watkinsbooks.com/

Tuesday 31 October, Death, DMT and Discarnate Entities. Venue: October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester St, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3AL. Time: 6pm for 6.30pm start. Entry £8 /£6. https://www.facebook.com/events/933916663443127/

Tuesday 31 October, Embracing the Darkness: A Cultural History of Witchcraft Halloween Book Launch: Talk and Soiree Dr John Callow (IB Tauris Press). Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Free, but you must reserve a place in advance. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Tuesday 31 October, The Highgate Vampire at Burgh House, including storytelling by Vanessa Wood of London Dreamtime. Venue: Burgh House New End Square, Hampstead, London NW3 1LT. Time: 7pm start. Price: £18. Details: http://www.burghhouse.org.uk/whats-on/events/the-highgate-vampire/event-type/recitals/page/20 or https://londondreamtime.com/calendar
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Tuesday 31 October, Brooms, Wands and Cauldrons: Instruments of Magic. Talk by Simon Costin
Venue: Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB. Time: 7pm Full Tickets: £12/£8. https://www.bl.uk/events/brooms-wands-and-cauldrons-the-instruments-of-magic-with-simon-costin

Tuesday 31 October; Halloween lantern-lit walk and Tamesa river of Souls Ritual by the Thames  with Woodland Witches and Outdoor Pagans. Gather by the Bankside Pier, next to Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Bankside, London SE1 9DT at 7.30pm for a procession along the riverbank and a ritual. Wear fancy dress and bring food and drink to share. Cost £2. You must reserve a place in advance.  https://www.meetup.com/The-London-Wicca-Meetup-Group/



Wednesday 1 November; Time to Meditate - group meditation. 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 1 November; Wicca for Absolute Beginners. First session in five-week evening class course taught by Suzanne Corbie . Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Deposit £90 for entire course. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Wednesday 1 November; Honouring and Remembering the Dead with Behind the Veil Shamanism. Venue: English National Ballet School, Hortensia Rd, London SW10 0QS. Time: 7.15pm Tickets: £25. https://www.meetup.com/Behind-The-Veil-Shamanism/

Thursday 2 November, Chakra Meditation. Talk and book by Swami Saradananda. Venue: Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6pm. Free event. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit the website http://www.watkinsbooks.com/

Thursday 2 November, Private view of  The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic: An exhibition dedicated to Cornwall’s most magical Museum, featuring photographs from Of Shadows: One Hundred Objects from The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic by Sara Hannant and Simon Costin. Last Tuesday Society. Venue: Viktor Wynd's Museum of Curiosities, 11 Mare Street, London E8 4RP. http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/

Thursday 2 November; PFL Samhain Open Ritual hosted by The Pagan Federation London and guests. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL, Time: 7.30pm for 8pm start. Entry £5/£6. https://pflondon.info/

Thursday 2 November; Earthstars Group Meeting: Samhain - a celebration of the Dead and our Ancestors. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Road, London NW1 4SH. Time: Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start. Entry by donations. https://www.facebook.com/Earthstars-Sacred-Space-104790729559515/

Thursday 2 November - 8 April 2018; Exhibition: Living with Gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond. Venue: British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Tickets: £15 standard, members free but booking essential. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/

Starting 3 November, The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic: An exhibition dedicated to Cornwall’s most magical Museum, featuring photographs from Of Shadows: One Hundred Objects from The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic by Sara Hannant and Simon Costin. Last Tuesday Society. Venue: Viktor Wynd's Museum of Curiosities, 11 Mare Street, London E8 4RP. http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/

3-5 November, Mind Body Spirit Wellbeing Festival Birmingham. Venue: NEC Birmingham, Halls, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT. Times: 10am - 6pm Friday, Saturday, 10am - 5pm Sunday. Prices: Friday £11/£9, other day tickets £13/£11. http://www.mindbodyspirit.co.uk/birmingham

Friday 3 November; The Shamanic Path - Healing the Stories that Define Us. Talk by Jez Hughes. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Cost: £12/£14. Advance booking recommended. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Friday 3 November;  Wicca Full Moon Ceremony (Taurus) by the Thames with London Woodland Witches Magicians and Outdoor Pagans. Meet at Tate Modern green, outside the Tate Modern, London SE1 at 7pm to walk to the ritual site. Donations of £3/£2 welcome. You must reserve a place in advance. Wear outdoor clothes. Details and bookings: https://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/

Friday 3 November; Valentine Penrose, Surreal Occultress. Lecture by  Dr Sabina Stent . Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.30pm. Tickets £8. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Saturday 4 November; SPR study day - Psi in Nature. Venue: Society for Psychical Research HQ, 1 Vernon Mews, London W14 0RL. Time: 10.20am-5.30pm. Entry: £42/£38. https://www.spr.ac.uk/

Saturday 4 November; Full Moon Magic Ceremony. Venue: London, NW1 7SU (Exact address will be provided after booking). Time: 2pm start. Tickets: £8 http://uk.funzing.com/funz/full-moon-magic-ceremony-11769?

Saturday 4 November; Dragons! From China to Alchemy to Medieval England, Afternoon Lecture by Ruth Clydesdale Coinciding with the British Library Harry Potter Exhibition. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 3pm. Tickets £8. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Saturday 4 November; Launch party for Every Day Magic - A Pagan Book of Days. This is a Moon Books community book, which I edited. There will be a cream tea and Geraldine and Bali will make the place look lovely and twinkly and snuggly as it will be dark outside. There will be early copies of the book available and I will do some readings from it. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49A Museum St, London WC1A 1LY. Time: 4pm to 7pm. The party will be free to attend, but you will need to reserve a place in advance. Tel: 020 7405 2120. Website: http://www.theatlantisbookshop.com/

Sunday 5 November; Meditation at Russell Brands Trew Era Cafe, 30 Whitmore Road, London N1 5QA. Starts 10.15am. Free event. Details: https://www.meetup.com/meditation-trust-london/

Sunday 5 November; Druidic Samhain/Hallowmas 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. Bring a small contribution of food and drink to share. All are welcome. https://www.facebook.com/notes/loose-association-of-druids-of-primrose-hill/kalendar-of-rituals-for-2017/1402901283113536/

Sunday 5 November (tbc); Mimosa Love and Light Spiritual Centre. Usually held on the 1st Sunday of every month with readings, stalls, therapies, reiki and spiritual healers. Venue Harold Hill Community Centre, Gooshays Drive, Harold Hill RM3 9LB. All day to 10pm.  Entry £4 - raffle £1.00. This is a non profit event. https://www.facebook.com/mimosaspiritualexperience/

Sunday 5 November (tbc); North West Kent Green Pagan Circle Moot. Venue: Chislehurst Caves, Bromley, BR7 5NL. Time: 10am-noon. https://www.facebook.com/groups/445487428816887/

Sunday 5 November; Candle Magic Workshop - I am running another session of my candle magic workshops based on my book Pagan Portals - Candle Magic. Venue: Treadwell's Bookshop, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm. Cost: £20 per person. You can book online at https://www.treadwells-london.com/events/ or reserve a place by calling 020 7419 8507, emailing info@treadwells-london.com or visiting the shop. (View my book at Treadwell's)

Sunday 5 November; November Full Moon Peace Fires. Light a candle or fire for peace wherever you are in the world, for as short or long a time as you like between 8am and 4pm PDT (US) time, which is between 3pm and 11pm GMT (UK time). You can light a candle just for an hour or so and state the intention: “Let there be peace on earth and love for one another.” Details: http://peacefires.org/

Tuesday 7 November; Fin de Siècle Satanism in Bohemian Paris . Lecture by Madeleine LeDespencer. Event by The Last Tuesday Society. Venue: Viktor Wynd's Museum of Curiosities, 11 Mare Street, London E8 4RP. Time: 7pm. Tickets £13.33 – £18.65. http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/

Tuesday 7 November; Anthony Kesner presents his Students. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm. Cost: £12/£1o. Advance booking recommended. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/

Tuesday 7 November; Magic for Today. First part of a five-week course with Paula Nancy and Frank Pierce. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Tickets £170 for the entire course, £90 deposit. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: info@treadwells-london.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/

Tuesday 7 November (tbc) Romford Moot hosted by Mamma Moon Magick, Venue: Golden Lion, Romford, Essex. Time: 7.30pm. Entry £4. https://www.facebook.com/mammamoonmagick/

Tuesday 7 November; Witches' Inn Gathering. Venue: Red Lion, 48 Linkfield Lane, Redhill, RH1 1DP. Starts at 8pm. Moots are the first Tuesday of each month. For more details visit: https://www.facebook.com/The-Witches-Inn-1568424150049437/

Thursday 9 November; Women's Singing Circle with South London Red Tent. Venue: Balham Spiritualist Church, 211 Balham High Road, London SW17 7BQ. Time 7.30pm. Tickets: £15.73. https://www.meetup.com/South-London-Red-Tent/

Thursday 9 November; 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: £3/£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 nigelofbermondsey@gmail.com

Friday 10 November; Psychic Circle. Venue: The Upminster Complementary Healing and Teaching Sanctuary, Pea Lane, Upminster RM142XH. Time: 7pm. Entry: £15 per session. http://www.healingandteaching.co.uk/

Friday 10 November; Oasis of Sound - Sound Bath and Mantra with Anne Malone. Organised by the Oasis of Sound Meetup Group. Venue: The Life Centre Islington, Brittania Row, North London. Tickets £15. Time: 7.30pm. Details: https://www.meetup.com/Oasis-of-Sound-Sound-Bath-n-Sound-Scape/

Saturday 11 November; Psychic Saturday hosted by The Witches' Inn and Crossed Palms. Venue: The Essential Training Organization, The Pilot Building Quarryside Business Park Thornton Side Unit 1, Redhill, RH12LJ. Time: noon. https://www.facebook.com/events/339063503188595/

Tuesday 14 November; South London Wicca Meetup. Nova Stellar Presents an Evening with Prudence Jones. Venue: The Castle, 34-35 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DB. Time: Doors open 7pm, talk starts at 8pm. Entry £3. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1978840592384176/

Wednesday 15 November; More Mead Moot promoted by Pagan FutureFests. Venue: Hope Pub, 48 West Street, Carhsalton SM5 2PR. Time: from 7.30pm. Meets on the third Wednesday of each month. https://www.facebook.com/Pagan-FutureFests-352385661439366/ http://www.meetup.com/Londonpagancommunity/

Thursday, 16 November; Sacred Women Creative Circle  "The 5 Elements", hosted by Women Who Dance With Their Souls. Venue: The Stress Project, 2 Shelburne Road, London N7 6DL. Time: 7pm. Price: £15. https://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Dance-With-Their-Souls/

Thursday, 16 November; Co-creation with Sacred Land. Talk by Emma Stow. Hosted by Earthstars Sacred Space. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Road, London NW1 4SH. Time: Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start. Entry £12. https://www.facebook.com/Earthstars-Sacred-Space-104790729559515/

Friday 17 November; Petrie Late: Curses Night Special. Venue: UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, Malet Place, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 6BT. Time: 6p, Tickets Free but you must book in advance. http://events.ucl.ac.uk/event/event:vz8-j5s7f6va-k5rd0r

Saturday 18 November; Mirror Magic and the Power of Reflection. One day workshops with Dolore Ashcroft-Nowicki hosted by Lodge Mercurius of the Servants of the Light School. Venue: The Ecology Centre at Gillespie Park, 191 Drayton Park, London N5 1PH. Time: 9.30am start. Cost £80 (£150 for two courses if you also do the one on 19 November). Deposit of £40/£75. To reserve a place contact Maria-Teresa either via https://www.facebook.com/events/329379994169993/ or email mariateresaharmer@yahoo.co.uk

Saturday 18 November; The Haunted Landscape. Day of talks at London Fortean Society. Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL. Details: https://www.facebook.com/LondonForteanSociety/

Sunday 19 November; Talismanic Magic. One day workshops with Dolore Ashcroft-Nowicki hosted by Lodge Mercurius of the Servants of the Light School. Venue: The Ecology Centre at Gillespie Park, 191 Drayton Park, London N5 1PH. Time: 9.30am start. Cost £80 (£150 for two courses if you also do the one on 18 November). Deposit of £40/£75. To reserve a place contact Maria-Teresa either via https://www.facebook.com/events/329379994169993/ or email mariateresaharmer@yahoo.co.uk

Sunday 19 November; Shamanic workshop. Venue: Woodford Church at 9 Grove Crescent, South Woodford, London E18 2JR. Time 11am-4pm. Cost: £10. http://woodfordchurch.com/

Sunday 19 November; Dawn of the Oak. Pagan moot on the third Sunday of each month. Venue: Upstairs at The Castle, 34-35 Cowcross Road, Farringdon, London EC1M 6DB (near Farringdon tube). Time: 3pm-6pm. https://www.meetup.com/The-Kith-of-The-Tree-and-The-Well/

Tuesday 21 November; Reincarnation: Any evidence for it?. Talk by Professor Erlendur Haraldsson of the University of Iceland in Reykjavik. Part of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit Invited Speaker Series at Goldsmiths. Venue: Room LG01, Prof Stuart Hall Bulding, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW. Time: 6.10pm. Free entry, no need to book. Details: http://www.goldsmiths.ac.uk/apru/speakers

Tuesday 21 November; Witches Gathering. Venue: front bar of the Cittie of Yorke, 22 High Holborn, London WC1V 6BS. Starting for 7.30pm. onwards. Meets on the third Tuesday of each month. For any questions email coacentral@witchcraft.org or visit http://www.witchfest.net/

Friday 24 November; The John Michell Memorial Lecture: Voices of the Ancestors: Adventures in Prehistoric Sound. Rilko (Research Into Lost Knowledge) lecture by Adam Steve Marshall. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35, Park Road, London, NW1 6XT. Time: 6.45pm. Entrance: £8/£10. Details: http://www.rilko.net/EZ/rilko/rilko/home.php

Friday 24 November; Haunted Hampstead - storytelling with London Dreamtime. Venue Place: secret location in London NW3. Time: 7pm. Price: £10 tickets must be bought in advance. https://londondreamtime.com/calendar

London Dreamtime will lead you on a wintery walk through Hampstead’s narrow alleyways, picturesque streets and into the pitch dark woodlands. Find out strange, appalling and (probably) true stories of exorcists, dentists, heavy-breathers and vampires plus lots of local history and folklore. Not suitable for under 16s. Dress very warmly. Click here for tickets!

Saturday 25 November; Pagan Future Fests Yule. A celebration of Yule – all traditions welcome!
Live music, stalls, readings, talks and workshops. Venue: Stanley Hall, 12 South Norwood Hill, London SE25 6AB. Time: noon-10pm. Tickets £15 all day or £9 evening only (from 5pm). http://www.paganfuturefests.org.uk/  https://www.facebook.com/events/1945685695703740/

Saturday 28 November; 'Hecate's Wheel' - A day of Transformation and Magic dedicated to the Great Goddess Hecate. Facilitiated by Caroline Wise and Carrie Kirkpatrick in North London. Price £55, places limited. To book please contact carriedivinemedia@gmail.com or call 07957 000 974.

Wednesday 6 December; Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub - Is memory just an illusion?  Talk by Dr Julia Shaw . Venue: The Star and Garter, 60 Old Woolwich Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NY. Time: 7.30pm. Details: http://greenwich.skepticsinthepub.org/

Saturday 16 December; Winter Solstice Gorsedd at Coldrum Long Barrow. Hosted by Kent Gorsedd. Venue: Coldrum Stones, Neolithic Long Barrow, Trottiscliffe, Kent. Meet in the car park at noon. http://www.woodspirit.org.uk/Kent%20Gorsedd2.htm

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.