Here are events in London and a few in other parts of the UK over the week ahead that could be of interest to pagans. If you know of an event that you want listed, please email the details to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now – 9 December; Art Exhibition – The Bees and the Kingdom of the Animals, Libuse Mikova-Mika. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35, Park Road, London, NW1 6XT. Time: open from noon to 7pm. Details: http://www.rsh.anth.org.uk/pages/exhibit.php
Wednesday 30 November; Study Group – Foundations of Esotericism. Venue: 35 Rudolf Steiner House, Park Rd, London NW1 6XT. Time: 4.15pmpm. Entry: £3. Details: https://www.meetup.com/spiritual-science-at-rudolf-steiner-house/
Wednesday 30 November; Numerology: What will life be like in 2017 for you and the world? Talk and book signing by Sonia Ducie. 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/
Wednesday 30 November; Open to Love: Heart Chakra Healing Journey with Sound with Himesh of the London College of Spirituality. Venue: Viceroy Suite, Columbia Hotel, 95- 99 Lancaster Gate, London W2 3NS. Time: 7pm. £25. Details and reservations: http://www.meetup.com/londonspirituality/
Wednesday 30 November; 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. contact via Facebook page Hertford Pagan Moot.
Thursday 1 December; Meet-up with Tim Freke to talk about Deep Awake. 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 1 December; Crowleymass – celebrate the life and times of Atlantis Bookshop’s most notorious customer, Mr Crowley. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49A Museum St, London WC1A 1LY. Starts 7pm. Tickets £10, includes drinks, nibbles, entertainment and a gift. For more details and to reserve a place email email@example.com or call 020 7405 2120.
Thursday 1 December; Temple of Levanah Meditation Circle with Vivianne and Chris Crowley. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Ticket price £10. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Thursday 1 December; Joglaresa perform folk and medieval songs for Yuletide. Venue: St Christopher’s Hospice 51-59 Lawrie Park Road, London SE26 6DZ. Time: 7.30pm. £10 ticket includes interval canapés and wine! http://www.stchristophers.org.uk/event/concert-series-2016-joglaresa/
Thursday 1 December; Soundbath with Gong and Singing Bowls WinterWonderlandSoundScape with Anne Malone. Organised by the Oasis of Sound Meetup Group. Venue: The Life Centre, Notting Hill, 15 Edge Street, London W8 7PN. Tickets £15. Time: 7.45pm-9pm. Tickets: http://www.thelifecentre.com/ Details: https://www.meetup.com/Oasis-of-Sound-Sound-Bath-n-Sound-Scape/
Friday 2 December to 18 December; Exhibition: Austin Osman Spare: A Focus on Life. Venue: The Atlantis Bookshop, 49A Museum St, London WC1A 1LY. Open from 11am to 6pm from Monday to Saturday and noon to 5pm on Sundays. Entry is by catalogue, which costs £5. For more details, email email@example.com or call 020 7405 2120.
Friday, 2 December; Henry will be speaking about Curiocity: In Pursuit of London at The London Society Christmas Event: In Pursuit of London. Venue: The Gallery, 75 Cowcross Street, EC1M 6EL
Time: 6.30pm-8.30pm. Tickets Tickets: £7 members / £14 non-members, includes drinks, mince pies and other Christmas treats! http://www.londonsociety.org.uk/event/pursuit-london-evening-curiocity-author-henry-eliot/
Friday 2 December; Magikal Trance. Lecture by Edwin Courtenay. Venue: The College of Psychic Studies, 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm-8.30pm. Cost: £14/£18. Advance booking recommended. For details call: 020 7589 3292 or visit https://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/
Friday 2 December; Consciousness of Working with one’s Biography. Talk by Julia Dvinskaya. Venue: 35 Rudolf Steiner House, Park Rd, London NW1 6XT. Time: 7.30pm – 9pm. Entry: £5 (£3 concessions) – no need to prebook, just turn up. Details: http://www.rsh.anth.org.uk/
Saturday 3 December, Myth in the Greek and Roman Worlds – study day. Venue: Stevenson Lecture Theatre, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: starts 10am. Tickets £23, booking advised. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/
Saturday 3 December; Second session in Ken Rees’s two-day Saturday course Creating Personal Mythology. Venue: The Mary Ward Centre, Queen Square, London WC1. Time: 10.30am – 5.30pm. Fees are £53 or £19 concessions. Course No. 444. Enquiries: 020 8671 6372 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Enrolment (credit/debit card): 020 7269 6000 or on-line via: www.marywardcentre.ac.uk
Saturday 3 December, Hoodoo -’Melting Pot’ Workings Afternoon Workshop with Lisa Mead. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 1pm-5.30pm. Ticket price £40. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday 3 December, Michael Bertiaux: Launch of Ontological Graffiti, published by Fulgur. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7pm. Free event but advance booking essential. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Saturday 3 December, Anima, Sacred Waters – Sound Healing Concert with Daniela. Venue: St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG. Time: 7.30pm – 10pm (doors open 7.10pm). Tickets £15. There are other dates for this concert in other parts of England. http://www.animamusic.co.uk/events/
Sunday 4 December, Meditation at Russell Brands Trew Era Cafe, 30 Whitmore Road, London N1 5QA. Starts 10.15am. Free event. Details: http://www.meetup.com/meditation-trust-london/
Sunday 4 December; Ageless Wisdom for Everyone. Ongoing study class. Venue: The Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, London, W1U 8EA. Time: 2pm. Details: http://www.meetup.com/Theosophical-Society-in-London/
Sunday 4 December, Making Silver Amulets. Workshop with Jutta Rethe. Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 11am-5.30pm start. Ticket price £70 (deposit £40). Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/ or email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Sunday 4 December, Basic Alchemical Tincturing Workshop with the Alchemy Guild Meetup Group. Venue in Tooting. Time: noon. Cost: donations. You must bring your own ingredients. Details and booking: https://www.meetup.com/alchemy-london/
Monday 5 December; Wisdomkeepers, Paqo Andino. Talk by Jeffrey Wium. Organised by Alternatives. Venue: St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL, Doors open 6.30pm. Talk starts: 7pm. Book signings at the end. Tickets £12/£8 online. For more details and to book tickets: http://www.alternatives.org.uk/
Monday 5 December; John Dee’s Enochian Magic. Lecture by Emma Doeve Elizabethan. Venue: Treadwell’s, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £8, advance booking required. For further details: email@example.com http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Monday 5 December; Moonlight Goddess Gathering – monthly event organised by Anoushka through Funzing. Venue: Clifton Gardens, London, W9 1DT. Time: 7.15pm. Tickets: £20. Details and bookings: http://uk.funzing.com/funz/2940?
Tuesday 6 December; You will come to this talk: Current knowledge of suggestion and suggestibility. Talk by Dr Devin Terhune. Part of the Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit Invited Speaker Series 2016/17 at Goldsmiths. Venue: Room LG01, Prof Stuart Hall Bulding, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, London SE14 6NW. Time: 6pm for 6.10pm. Free entry, no need to book. Details: http://www.goldsmiths.ac.uk/apru/speakers
Tuesday 6 December; Angel Card Reading Workshop with Chrissie Astell. Venue: Watkins Books, 19-21 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ. Time: 6pm. Tickets £30. For more details Tel 020 7836 2182 or visit the website http://www.watkinsbooks.com/ https://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks/
Tuesday 6 December; Healing Energy Workshop: Healing Power of Colours, with the Sensing Energy and Intuition Meetup Group. Venue: St Stephen’s Church Hall, 48 Emperor’s Gate, London SW7 4HJ. Time: 7pm. Tickets Price: £15. https://www.meetup.com/Sensing-Energy-and-Intuition-Development/
Tuesday 6 December; Healing Evening. Venue: Private venue in London, address on booking. Time: 7pm for 7.15pm start. Suggested donation: £10-£25. Details: http://www.meetup.com/Behind-The-Veil-Shamanism/
Tuesday 6 December; Cobwebs and Cauldrons Moot. Venue: Romford White Horse Pub, 118 High Road, RM6 6NU. Entry £4. Moot takes place on the first Tuesday of every month. 7.30pm start.
Tuesday 6 December; Witches’ Inn Gathering. Venue: The Feathers Hotel in Merstham, Surrey RH1 3EA. Starts at 8pm, but leaving the pub at 9pm armed with ghost-hunting equipment. Moots are the first Tuesday of each month. For more details and to reserve a place visit: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Witches-Inn/1568424150049437
Wednesday 7 December; Walter Benjamin and Weimar Germany’s Astrology. Lecture by Dr Jenn Zahrt.Venue: Treadwells, 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BS. Time: 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Ticket price £8. Tel: 0207 419 8507 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.treadwells-london.com/
Wednesday 7 December; Greenwich Skeptics in the Pub – How to be a Psychic Con Artist. Talk by Ash Pryce. Venue: The Star and Garter, 60 Old Woolwich Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NY. Time: 7.30pm. Details: http://greenwich.skepticsinthepub.org/
Thursday 8 December; Enfield Town Circle Pagan Moot. Venue: Crown and Horseshoes pub, 15 Horseshoe Lane, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 6PZ. Time: 7pm to 11pm. This moot takes place on the 2nd Thursday of every month. For more details join the Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/EnfieldTownCircle/
Thursday 8 December; The Mysteries of Samothrace. Talk by Julia Cleave hosted by Earthstars Sacred Space. Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Rd, London NW1 6XT. Time: doors open 7pm, talk at 7.30pm. Tickets £12. https://www.facebook.com/Earthstars-Sacred-Space-104790729559515/
Thursday 8 December; Ritual Land Uncommon Ground. Talk and folk songs by George Hoyle 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.) http://www.selfs.org.uk/ To guarantee a seat, email email@example.com
Friday 9 December; The Body and Soul Wellbeing Fair. Venue: Azelia Hall, Beckenham, Bromley. Entry £2 – half price if prebooked. Time: from 6pm. Details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1596098407352795/
Friday 9 December; Sound Bath and Mantra with Anne Malone and the Oasis of Sound Meetup Group. (Every 2nd Friday of the month.) Venue: The Life Centre, 15 Edge Street, Notting Hill, London W8 7PN. Time: 7.30pm. Cost £15 advance book recommended. Details: http://www.meetup.com/Oasis-of-Sound-Sound-Bath-n-Sound-Scape/
Saturday 10 December; Introduction to the Wicca Moon School of Witchery. Venue: Wicca Moon, 50 Well Hall Rd, London, SE9 6SH. Free, but reserving a place in advance is advised. Time: 2pm-5pm. For details or to book a place email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 8850 7803. You can also visit the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Wicca-Moon-101700123226695/
Saturday 10 December; “Portals and Pathways” Candlelit walk in Brompton Cemetery With Vanessa Woolf of London Dreamtime. Venue:Brompton Cemetery, London. Time: 7pm Tickets: £6/8. Booking essential. For details email email@example.com or visit http://londondreamtime.com/calendar/
Sunday 11 December; Code the Collection: Lucky Charms. Digital workshop. Venue: Samsung Centre, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. Time: 11am. Free, just drop in. For more details visit: https://www.britishmuseum.org/
Sunday 11 December; Woodland Wicca Full Moon Ritual. Meet at the mall monument by bus stop Parkside Avenue, Wimbledon, at 3pm. Wear outdoor clothing. You must reserve a place in advance. Cost: £3. Details and bookings: http://www.meetup.com/London-Woodland-Witches-Outdoor-Pagans/
Sunday 11 December; Myths retold – Where the Bear Sleeps: The Kalevala. Crick Crack Club storytelling for adults with Ben Haggarty. Venue: BP Lecture Theatre (in the Clore Education Centre beneath the Great Court), The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG Time: 3pm. Tickets: £8/£6. Details: http://www.crickcrackclub.com/MAIN/EVENTSF.HTM
Note: I am not responsible for any of the events listed here and cannot comment on their quality or content. I try to keep my listings accurate, but do not always know of late changes, cancellations or ticket availability. Check with the organisers for any further details about the events, including tickets and timings, before turning up.
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