Wednesday, 1 September 2010

Pagan events, festivals and lectures

Now until Sunday 5 September. Myths and Monsters; exibition at Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3PQ. Telephone 020 8699 1872 or visit http://www.horniman.ac.uk/. The opening hours are 10.30am – 5.30pm.

Saturday 4 September; Pagan Federation of the South-East annual Pagan picnic. Venue: Preston Park, Brighton, Sussex. Meet at 11.30am at the clocktower. Bring food and drinks to share, and accoustic musical instruments.

Wednesday, 8 September; Talk at The Moot with No Name, upstairs at the Devereux Public House, 20 Devereux Court, off Essex Street, The Strand, London WC2R 3JJ. Price £3/£5. Time 7.30pm. http://www.theatlantisbookshopevents.com/page2.htm

Wednesday, 8 September; Women’s Moon Lodge. A new initiative following the Native American tradition, for women to gather at the new moon to relax in a safe comfortable environment, share knowledge, experiences, stories and honour the divine feminine in each of us. The meeting will be in held in Chingford, from 7-10pm. It is for women aged over 18 only. For more details send an email to Tressy at quathia@hotmail.com and Elle at avalonblessings@googlemail.com

Thursday 9 September - Tuesday 14 September; Heritage Open Days with English Heritage. Chance to visit places with rich cultural heritage for free - some of the places open are likely to be of interest to pagans as it includes thousands of sites all over England, except London. For more details, visit http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/directory/

Thursday, 9 September; The Knights Templars in London. Talk by Rob Stephenson at South East London Folklore Society (Selfs), The Old King's Head, King's Head Yard, 45-49 Borough High Street, London SE1 1NA. Talks are on the second Thursday of each month at 8pm. The cost is £2.50/£1.50 concessions.

Thursday, 9 September; The Launch of Greenmantle Magazine. This new pagan magazine will be launched at an event from 7.30pm-11pm at The Farm Tavern, Farm Road, Off Western Road, Brighton, Sussex.

Friday, 10 September; Some Secret Place: Pagan Ritual Evening. Peter James Mahoney and friends' monthly pagan ritual evenings for solitary witches and solitary pagans looking to explore group ritual. Group size is small - maximum 17 people. You can come once, regularly, or intermittently. This is not suitable for people who are unfamiliar with the ideas of paganism. Absolute beginners can contact Treadwell's for suggested resources. Price: £7. Time: 7.15pm for a 7.30pm start. Email Peter at somesecretpeter@googlemail.com with any questions or for more information. To book a place, call Treadwells on 020 7240 8906 or visit the website http://www.treadwells-london.com/index.html

Saturday, 11 September, Wicca Introduced. Introductory course on Wicca and witchcraft run by Children of Artemis in Croydon, Surrey, just south of London. Wicca Introduced runs from 11am to 6.30pm. Ticket Prices are £20 for CoA members and £25 for non members. For more details and to book tickets, visit http://www.witchfest.net/wiccaintro.htm

Saturday, 11 September; Occult London Walk by Esoteric Source. The walk begins at Chancery Lane tube station at 2pm and visits sites in London associated with Aleister Crowley, Gerald Gardner and other occult personalities. There will be a visit to Atlantis bookshop and to a couple of London Pubs. All are welcome. The walk lasts about 2.5 hours. The cost is £5.

10th - 12th September, Anderida Gorsedd Autumn camp. Location: Near Lewes, East Sussex. The theme is 'Shamanism and the Bulls Hide Trance' and the guest speaker is author and academic Graham Harvey. There are only a small number of tickets available for the camp, if you want to go, book early from the Gorsedd's website at http://www.anderidagorsedd.org/.

Saturday 11 September; Power Animals Workshop at a London location. Time: 10.30am - 2pm. Cost £35. For more details and to book, visit http://www.lauradaligan-psychic.com/

Sunday 12 September, Day for Gerald Gardner. Venue: Conway Hall, Holborn, London. The doors will open at 10am for an 11 start. Tickets are £20. For further details, email enquiries@centre-for-pagan-studies.com

Monday 13 September; The Witches’ Nature - a film about Sicilian witchcraft & Wicca at pagan forum Secret Chiefs. Venue: Devereux public house, 20 Devereux Court, off Essex Street, London WC2R 3JJ. Meet from 7.30pm, event starts at 8pm (half-hour earlier than normal). Admission £2. For more details, visit http://secretchiefslondon.wordpress.com/

Tuesday, 14 September; From Science to Spirit - The Human Aura/Bio-field Revealed. Lecture by Nigel Garion-Hutchings at The College of Psychic Studies 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Cost: £5/£8. Advance booking essential. Tel: 020 - 7589 3292. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html

Wednesday 15 September; Bataille, Haiti and Voodoo. Dr John Cussans will discuss the influence of Haitian Voodoo on the development of social psychopathology in Europe during the 19th century. Lecture at The Last Tuesday Society in association with Hendrick’s Gin. The event starts at 7pm on the dot at Viktor Wynd's Little Shop of Horrors, 11 Mare Street, London E8. Tickets £6 or £4 with adequate proof of extreme poverty. For more details and to book tickets visit the website http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/

Thursday, 16 September; Croydon CoA Witches Gathering. Venue: The Dog, and Bull, Surrey St, Croydon. Starts at 8pm. CoA Members £1, non-members £2. For more info call 0870 442 290.

Friday, 17 September; Enchantment - An Evening of Chant and Mantra. Evening with Stewart Pearce at The College of Psychic Studies 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Cost: £5/£8. Advance booking essential. Tel: 020 - 7589 3292. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html

Friday, 17 September; Spirit of Place. Talk by Alanna Moore at Research into Lost Knowledge Organisation (Rilko). Venue: Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, W1U 8EA. Admission £7 non-members, £5 members. Time: AGM at 6.30, lecture at 7.15pm.

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 September; Open House London. Chance to visit sites of interest for free - some might be of interest to pagans. To find out more, visit www.open-city.org.uk

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 September, The Omphalos Equinox Fair, presented by The Omphalos Magickal Society. Two-day event with talks, art gallery and trade stalls. Venue: St. James Wine Vaults, St. James square, Bath, UK, BA1 2TW. Cost £5.50 per day by advance ticket, £8 on the door (numbers strictly limited: to guarantee entry purchase in advance). For tickets, visit: http://www.theoccultreview.com/page4.htm. For more details, email omphalospaganmoot@yahoo.co.uk

Thursday 23 September; Autumn Equinox Open Ritual by Herns Tribe with Pagan Federation London. Venue: Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn. Time: 7.30pm for 8pm start. Event ends at 10pm. Entrance: £5. Just turn up, no need to book in advance, but bring seasonal food and drink to share.

Friday, 24 September, Faerie Ball in Hove, East Sussex, with music from The Dolmen, Rigantona and Tribal Unity. Doors open 7.30pm for 8pm start. Tickets cost £20. To book call 07845 438340 or visit http://www.thefairyball.co.uk/

25 & 26 September; Brighton and Hove Faerie Event at The Hove Centre, Hove, East Sussex. Free entry and lots to do with entertainment, stalls and workshops. Times: 11am - 6pm daily. For more details: http://www.thefairyball.co.uk/

Saturday, 25 September; Working with Crystals. One-day introductory crystal workshop at City Lit, Keeley Street, Covent Garden, London. The fee is £48. To enrol or for more details, call 020 7492 2622 or visit the City Lit website at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/

Saturday, 25 September; the Gorsedd of Bards of Caer Abiril is holding an Autumn Equinox open ritual at the stone circle at Avebury, in Wiltshire. Meet at 2pm beside the Red Lion pub before heading to the stone circle for the ritual, which will go on until about 4pm. All are welcome, but please bring offerings of music, poetry, bread, mead and cakes.

2 October; The London Faerie Ball. Venue: Elixir Bar, Camden, London. Tickets cost £20. For more details call 07845438340 or visit the website http://www.thefairyball.co.uk/

Saturday, 2 October; Rhiannon, Mare of Sovereignty. Final workshop in a series of four, called Pwyll, Rhiannon and the Spirits of the Land, by Deertracks. The workshops take place in Harrow & Wealdstone, which is just north of London, 15 minutes by train from Euston. For more information, and to book tickets, visit http://www.firetree.net/wheel/Deertracks/Workshops/rhiannon.html

13 October; The Life and Legend of Austin Osman Spare. Phil Baker profiles the strange career of this extraordinary artist, visionary and magician. Lecture at The Last Tuesday Society in association with Hendrick’s Gin. The event starts at 7pm on the dot at Viktor Wynd's Little Shop of Horrors, 11 Mare Street, London E8. Tickets £6 or £4 with adequate proof of extreme poverty. For more details and to book tickets visit the website http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/

Friday, 15 October; Enchantment - An Evening of Chant and Mantra. Evening with Stewart Pearce at The College of Psychic Studies 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Cost: £5/£8. Advance booking essential. Tel: 020 - 7589 3292. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html

Thursday, 21 October; CoA Samhain Open Ritual. Venue: The Dog, and Bull, Surrey St, Croydon. Starts at 8pm. CoA Members £2, non-members £5. For more info call 0870 442 290

Saturday, October 23; Blue Moon Festival. Enchanting festival to welcome in Samhain that aims to enchant, entertain and teach. It runs from 11am - 5pm at Bedford Pub, 77 Bedford Hill, London. Admission is £12 on the door or if you buy tickets from Treadwells or Atlantis bookshops.

Thursday 28 & Friday 29 October; Samhain at Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton Lane, Chalton, Hants. For more details, call 02392 598838 or visit http://www.butser.org.uk/

Friday 29 October: Magical Mindsets: The Varieties of Sacred Geometry. Talk by Paul Devereux at Research into Lost Knowledge Organisation (Rilko). Venue: Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, W1U 8EA. Admission £7 non-members, £5 members. Time: AGM at 6.30, lecture at 7.15pm.

Friday, 5 November; Enchantment - An Evening of Chant and Mantra. Evening with Stewart Pearce at The College of Psychic Studies 16 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2EB. Time: 7pm - 8.30pm. Cost: £5/£8. Advance booking essential. Tel: 020 - 7589 3292. http://www.collegeofpsychicstudies.co.uk/index.html

Saturday 6 November; Witchfest International. Large pagan and witchcraft convention organised by The Children of Artemis. Venue: Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Surrey. Tickets cost £16 for CoA members and £20 for non-members. http://www.witchfest.net/

Saturday 13 November; Re-kindling the Ancestral Fires. Talk about bringing the wisdom, memory and communion with the ancestors into our lives. Time: 7pm-12pm. Venue: Trosley Woods, Vigo Village, Kent. Cost: £35 per person (includes a vegetarian meal). For more details and for booking information, email rob@woodspirit.org.uk

18 November; Women of the Golden Dawn. Talk by Geraldine Beskin at The Last Tuesday Society in association with Hendrick’s Gin. The event starts at 7pm on the dot at Viktor Wynd's Little Shop of Horrors, 11 Mare Street, London E8. Tickets £6 or £4 with adequate proof of extreme poverty. For more details and to book tickets visit the website http://www.thelasttuesdaysociety.org/

Monday 20 & Tuesday 21 December: Tales of Winter Magic at Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton Lane, Chalton, Hants. For more details, call 02392 598838 or visit http://www.butser.org.uk/

Friday 26 November: The Wonders of Yew. Talk by Fred Hageneder at Research into Lost Knowledge Organisation (Rilko). Venue: Theosophical Society, 50 Gloucester Place, W1U 8EA. Admission £7 non-members, £5 members. Time: AGM at 6.30, lecture at 7.15pm.

If you know of any pagan events and want them listed on A Bad Witch's Blog, email me at badwitch1234@gmail.com or leave a comment below.

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