London SE1 community website

The Lost Gods of London


This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.

Some of the gods worshipped by Londoners were imported by the Romans along with wine and fish sauce. But there were older unnameable gods that sprang from the English soil.

Robert Kingham explores London's historical, mythical and contemporary pagan connections. He roves across the city to bring together history and archaeology; and explores how ancient pagans and modern Londoners seek meaning in a jumble of myth and tradition. Robert takes us on a pagan perambulation to visit The Stanwell Cursus, the Shepperton Henge, The Dagenham Idol, Fenning's Wharf, Springhead, The Temple of Diana, The Strand Maypole on the Strand and Druid Street.
Robert, in collaboration with the award-winning film-maker Jeremiah Quinn, has produced Pagan London, a twelve-part documentary film series exploring London's historical, mythical and contemporary pagan connections.Robert will talk about the background to the film, and tell some stories that didn't quite make it in there. There will follow a screening of all twelve episodes, and a Q&A session.

When
Where

The Old King's Head
Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1NA
infowhat's on @map

map

This event is in the past. This is an archive page for reference.
 
We are part of
Independent Community News Network
Email newsletter

For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.

7,000+ locals read it every week. Can you afford to miss out?

Read the latest issue before signing up