Pagan & New Age Groups in Croydon, London, UK.

Alternatively Speaking - New age Group.
For Self-Development + Socialising.

Speakers with expertise in the areas currently referred to as mind, body and spirit are invited to give monthly talks. These are often experimental and inspire learning, sharing, discussion and personal growth. Evenings end with refreshments and a light-hearted social in which you can mingle with like-minded people who have similar interests.

Friday 5th June 2015
with Martin Twycross
The purpose of mediumship is to demonstrate that our loved ones survive physical death. A medium does this in a public demonstration by reuniting loved ones and by bringing through evidence about them such as their character, personality, health and other facts.

Once recognised, the spirit communicator will usually go on to give a message or guidance to the recipient. This is sure to be a fascinating evening whether you have lost a loved one or not.

Martin is a Spiritualist medium with a passion for demonstrating and teaching mediumship to the highest standards. He has been a working platform medium for over 10 years and regularly demonstrates and teaches at churches and centres in the UK and abroad. He holds a CSNU award in demonstrating mediumship.

Friday 3rd July 2015
with Dr Jason Gould of Chiropractic

   Chiropractic is the diagnosis, management and treatment of the spine, muscle, joint and nerve injuries as well as the effect they have on your body and nervous system. Our goal is for everyone to become and to stay healthy. Some of the conditions that we see, give advice on and treat regularly are:- Neck and back pain, advice on osteoporosis, understanding sciatica and management of the symptoms of arthritis. During the evening we will give advice on health choices, including some demonstrations of what we do and to answer any questions you may have.

  Dr. Gould graduated from the internationally recognised Anglo European College of Chiropractic (AECC), one of the leading chiropractic colleges in the world. By working in Chiropractic clinics in Winchester and Bournemouth, he has helped the local community.

Friday 7th August 2015
with Sue Farebrother

Life is a mystery. We are creating all the time. Our bodies do this automatically, our cells renew themselves, our brains have new thoughts, we learn all the time. We are aware that our minds are absorbing new information, but we are far less aware of our miraculous bodies! The creation that goes on in ourselves is also changing us as we grow – the two parts are completely linked together, and are our natural heritage.

This evening will be interactive, with exercises and group discussion to stimulate our thinking.

Sue has spoken to the group a few times before, on her specialist subjects: astrology and tarot, this time she is experimenting with stepping outside her comfort zone to explore a new idea. So she has to exercise her own creativity and stretch (change) herself to deliver this talk!

Friday 4th September 2015
with Bernard Winchester

The theory of physical evolution is central to science today. Wouldn't a theory of social evolution also be interesting and useful? Spiral Dynamics shows the stages, or memes, between caveman and Buddha in a simple colour-coded easily understood chart.

Its insights are being applied by philosophers, spiritual teachers and politicians today, particularly in the area of conflict resolution. The theory controversially appraises our own predominant meme: political correctness does not emerge well. Is this a new perspective upon humanity or a flawed pseudo-science? Decide for yourself!

Bernard was formerly a lecturer; Spiral Dynamics has coloured his outlook for several years since reading articles and attending lectures and workshops on the subject.

Friday 2nd October 2015
with Melanie Bloch

It has been shown that smiling for 10-15 seconds causes the motor neurons to light up, signalling the brain to create endorphins, the mood enhancing happy chemicals.

Well documented research has shown that laughter creates a feel good factor endorphins, strengthens the immune system, supports circulatory blood and oxygen flow, enhances creativity, communication skills and productivity and supports physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing. Explore in an interactive session the many well-being benefits of laughter.

Melanie is an holistic laughter coach /teacher with over 25 years in the complementary medicine and well-being field.  She runs regular innate wellbeing thru laughter sessions, one day laughter experiences and two day certified laughter yoga leader trainings for community and corporate sectors.

Friday 6th November 2015
with Bob Sauer

When the human genome was finally sequenced, the world’s media went bonkers about the achievement. But there was almost nothing about how few protein-encoding genes we humans have. In the run-up to the sequencing, scientists involved in the project had bet on how many they thought we would have and many guessed between 50,000 and 150,000 and they were all wrong – absolutely no-one guessed how few we would have – slightly fewer than 21,000. That is about half the protein encoding genes that rice has, and even fewer than a tiny water flea. So how do we do all the complex things that humans do, if we are so short of the genes to do them. Come along and discover a very curious truth that is only just beginning to be unravelled and what light it is throwing on a whole raft of other interconnected things.

Bob's talks are generally characterised by great enthusiasm for his subject and meticulous research combined with lively anecdotes and illustrations.

Friday 4th December 2015
with Tracy Seed

This engaging and active session will offer a basic introduction to the foundations of NVC, also known as Compassionate. This is the work of Marshall Rosenberg, founder of the Centre for Nonviolent Communication. During the evening, we will explore the different ways we hear and respond to messages that we find challenging. We practice communicating in ways that are more likely to result in everyone’s needs being met. 

Tracy has over 25 years’ experience working with individuals and groups internationally. She has a personal journey of spiritual awakenings and soul work. She began practicing NVC during 2005 after attending her first training with its creator. She is an independent NVC trainer in UK and CNVC international trainer candidate.

Ring Rick Kingsley (organiser and host) on 020 8777 1328 for details of the current venue, or contact
Meetings usually take place every FIRST FRIDAY in the month. Admission £7.00. Doors Open - 7.45 p.m. Programme Begins 8.00 p.m. Social & Refreshments - 9.45 p.m. approx. Programme may be subject to change on occasion. of Viking Remote Viewing and Psychic Self Defence.