Ever wondered what we do at the Lodge? Come to our Open Evening and find out. Open Evening is geared towards new and recent members, and provides an opportunity to meet like-minded astrologers and find out more about the lodge. The evening begins with a welcome address from the President, Kim Farnell, who will tell you about what’s coming up for the lodge and answer any questions you might have. But instead of simply telling you what we do, we’d like to show you. So we’ll start off with a brief chart discussion for everyone to join in – that includes absolute beginners. Then it’s up to you. You can have a short reading from one of our astrologers. Or if you fancy something different, how about a tarot reading, palm reading or having your fortune told with traditional methods? Lodge members will be available to discuss astrology and Lodge activities. Or you can get to know some of the other people attending. We’ll stop for a short refreshment break at 8 pm and then reconvene for further readings and a final short chart discussion. Entry is free for those who simply want to attend and chat to like-minded people. A small charge will be made for readings. We look forward to meeting you!
Era to era comparisons are best viewed in a sidereal format which preserves aspects eroded, and eventually erased by precession. This talk will show the astrological symbolism the Anglo-American relationship—what historians and politicians often call “the special relationship.”
Kenneth Bowser, author of An Introduction to Western Sidereal Astrology, has studied both astrology and ancient history for over forty years. Known for his careful scholarship in the field of ancient astrology, Ken lectures at astrological conferences in the US and Europe and regularly teaches classes on a variety of astrological subjects. His articles have appeared in American Astrology magazine, The Mountain Astrologer, The Siderealist, The Traditional Astrologer, Continuum, Realta, and The NCGR Newsletter. He can be reached at
Deborah will deliver astrologer Isabelle Pagan’s Introduction to her classic book on the zodiac signs, with a chapter devoted to each sign.
Astrological Psychology II – Interpreting the aspect figures of Roberto Assagioli’s chart – Sue Lewis
The astrological chart of Assagioli, father of Psychosynthesis, contains a mystic rectangle and a square in mutable signs, significant figures first identified and interpreted by Dane Rudhyar and later considered by Louise Huber, who drew attention to his many quincunxes. This illustrated talk will concentrate principally on Assagioli’s chart and aspect structures as motivational significators.
Sue Lewis has been studying astrology for 37 years, has Diplomas of the Faculty of Astrological Studies and the Astrological Psychology Association of which she is a tutor. She has an MA in Western Esotericism and her book Astrological Psychology, Western Esotericism, and the Transpersonal has been published this year.
At the Union pub, George Street, London W1U 8PA.
On 13 July 1915 Alan Leo proposed the foundation of an astrological lodge. Join us as we celebrate 100 years of the Lodge with a birthday party downstairs at the Union pub in George Street. Edwardian dress will be welcomed!
Edwardian address is appreciated.
For the last 100 years, the Lodge has been at the forefront of British astrology. Its story offers a window into the world of twentieth century astrology.
Astrological societies come and go. And Alan Leo, one of astrology’s most important figures, was amongst those fond of founding them. In July 1915, a group of seventeen gathered at his house and the Astrological Lodge was born.
Originally a lodge of the Theosophical Society, the Astrological Lodge had its own identity from the start, and its influence soon spread throughout the English-speaking world. Hundreds of astrologers have passed through its doors to attend its meetings and offer lectures. Obviously things didn’t all run smoothly. Dissension in the ranks led to the Lodge fathering the Faculty of Astrological Studies, the Astrological Association and the Company of Astrologers. Conversely , agreement in the ranks has led to at least one marriage.
More than simply an account of a small society, this book offers a window into the world of twentieth century astrology. It describes and discusses many of the individuals who were influential in the astrological world. It is the story of how people with a shared passion—one that doesn’t always meet with approval from the outside world—have held onto that passion.
The Astrological Lodge of London has now been meeting for one hundred years. We plan to continue meeting for at least the next hundred.
This is our story.
17th October 2015
Ever wished you could attend the Lodge but live too far away?
Our first online conference offers five lectures and you can book single talks or the whole day. (Don’t worry, there will be tea breaks!) Numbers will be limited, allowing for questions and discussion, so please book early.
All you need is a computer, internet connection and speakers or headphones.
In 1936 the first ever British astrological conference was hosted by the Lodge in Harrogate. In memory of this, and to thank our friends in the north for their support over the years, we are holding a convention at the Crown Hotel, Harrogate.