Thursday 29 October; Pazuzu, Lamashtu, Lilith and Demons: As Understood in Ancient Mesopotamia. Lecture by Dr Daniel Schwemer (SOAS) at Treadwells, 34 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7PB. 7.15pm for 7.30pm start. Ticket price £5 in advance. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday 30 October; Abraxas occult journal launch party organised by Treadwells, 34 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7PB. 7pm start. Entry free but booking essential. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email: email@example.com.
Saturday 31 October; The Witches Halloween Flying Ointment Workshop. The Wild Wicked Witches' workshop on the plants associated with witches and flying and herbal medicine as well as the history of Samhain, witches and broomstick. Venue Lee Valley Village YHA, Hertfordshire. Time: 10.30am -5pm, Cost: £60 / £45 concessions, deposit of £20 and booking essential. For details, call Karen on 07865081927 or Fiona on 07830195745. http://www.sensorysolutions.co.uk/
Saturday 31 October; Halloween with Personal Ancestors: Divination, Study & Ritual in the Lukumi Tradition. A ritual day led by Ode Bi Tola and friends. This unusual Halloween celebration is a self-contained course in ancestor worship in an Afro-Caribbean tradition that will help you reach our own ancestors. Venue: Treadwells, 34 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7PB. Time: 10.30am to 5.30pm. Entry £45 in advance, booking essential. Tel: 020 7240 8906 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday 1 November; Samhain on Primrose Hill - Celebrate your Ancestors with the Loose Association of Druids. This is hosted by The Druid of Wormwood Scrubbs. 12.45pm - 2pm. Meet at Primrose Hill, London NW1 8YH, by the entrance opposite Rothwell St. For more details, email email@example.com.
Sunday 1 November: Kerridwen's Cauldron - Introduction to the Wheel and exploring the Dark Goddess of Samhain. Explore the Wheel of Brigit Ana with the Goddess Study Group. Facilitated by Elle Hull, Priestess of Avalon, this is an open Goddess study group, which will be held around the eight major festivals of the year beginning Samhain and ending Autumn Equinox 2010. Each circle will be held from 1:30pm to 5.30pm (arrival from 1pm) at Treadwells, 34 Tavistock St, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7PB. Cost £10 (£7 unwaged). For further details contact Elle by email at mailto:avalonblessings%40googlemail.com or call 07981 875356.