Autumn 2018 Programme

17th September

7:00  1918: The End of WW1                                                               Jadranka Coic

Arms were laid down on 11th hour, the 11th day, of the 11th month 100 years ago. How did the chart bode for future peace?

Biography: Jadranka Coic

8:30  1918: Medicine in the field, WW1                                               Wanda Sellar

What medical measures were taken during the conflict? What was the nature of injuries? Did Spanish ‘Flu spread because of the war?  With appropriate charts.

Biography: Wanda Sellar

24th September

7:00 Kala Sarpa Yoga – The serpent of time                            Vijaya Subramanian

It happens when all the planets from the Sun to the Saturn are hemmed between the nodes of Moon splitting the Zodiac into two. People born with this pattern find themselves bound by the events in their life and will undergo restlessness until the nodes reach the age of maturity. Rahu in the front gives rise to a materialistic life, and Ketu in the front will lead to spirituality. This necklace like pattern in the sky also plays an important role in world events.

Vijaya Jyoti

8:30  Remarkable Women                                                                        Alison Kelly

It is a hundred years since women got the vote (partial). We shall examine the chart of Emmeline Pankhurst and other remarkable women.

Biography: Alison has been a member of the Lodge for several years, serving on the committee for many of them.


1st October

7:00 Carter Memorial Lecture , Into the Labyrinth of Stars                                                         Lynn Bell

For millennia, astrology has used the light of the stars to follow the twists and turns of fate – each branch of the art guiding in different ways.  As Uranus enters Taurus, jolting the earth, what forces will we encounter at the centre of the labyrinth?

Biography: Lynn Bell

8:30  Sun-Moon Angles (1)                                                               Sonal Sachdeva     

The Day of the week you are born on and various combinations that are pivotal themes for your health and Relationships is called Panchanga, the 5 Limbs of time, which gives you literally a perspective on your entire life, even without delving into your birth chart!

Biography: Sonal Sachdeva


8th October

7:00  Charting the Soul: Five Stages of Incarnation                           Rebekah Hirsch

In this talk will be meeting the archetypes of the planets as guides on the different stages of the soul’s journey from the realms of spirit into the physical world. This voyage ranges from Uranus and Mercury – guardians of the remote cosmic realms of the mind, the ideal and the idea – through to Venus and Saturn who bring us right down into the joys and the limitations of the body and life in the manifest world.

Biography: Rebekah Hirsch

8:30   Sun-Moon Angles (2)                                                               Sonal Sachdeva     



15th October

7:00 Albion 15760: Prominence and Privilege                               Lucien Windrich

The first Kuiper Belt object discovered 26 years ago has been officially named Albion after the primeval man in William Blake’s mythology.  What might it mean astrologically? As the first classical Kuiper Belt object to be discovered since Pluto and the comet Charon, it heralded a new beginning for astrology online when it was discovered in 1992. We explore the possible astrological significance of this small icy cubewano beyond the orbit of Neptune.

Biography: Lucien Windrich

8:30    Planetary Magic yantras/Talismans.                                     Sonal Sachdeva

‘Yantras’ or Mandalas are sacred geometric patterns with great healing properties. These have been in use in ancient India for thousands of years to alleviate troublesome transits and appease the planetary gods. For e.g a tough Saturn’s transit to the natal Moon, goddess Kali’s yantra is invoked. We discover a world of hidden import in patterns and it’s uses.



22nd October

7:00 Draconic Astrology                                                                    Patricia Godden

Draconic Astrology indicates a deeper level of consciousness of the soul and ideals the soul is striving to attain. Illustrations are shown and examples used to demonstrate this deeper level and how the soul is guiding the physical life for individuals, organisations and nations.

Biography: Patricia Godden

8:30  AGM


29th October

7:00  The Astro-Organiser: Organise your life with astrology        Derek Norcott

Astrological symbolism has become second-nature to you, so why not use it to organise your life. I shall show you how to use it to structure the folders and bookmarks on your computer; create a life-plan; memorise lists; organise your work ... and more.

Biography: Derek Norcott

8:30   Israel Ajose                                                                                

5th November

7:00   Gunpowder, Treason and Plot                                                       Gill Dorren

It’s Guy Fawkes night, so Gill will be giving the astrological history of this infamous plot which we remember this time every year. And there will be fireworks !!!

Biography: Gill Dorren

8:30  Israel Ajose                       

Biography: Israel Ajose

12th November                                                                                           

7:00  The Fire houses                                                                                 Israel Ajose

Recognising and understanding the 1st, 5th and 9th houses is very crucial in the natal chart and maybe the most important of all the houses, I will be highlighting how we can reach a maximum potential, activate and recognise our true enlightenment in this incarnation.

Biography: Israel Ajose

8:30  Jadranka Coic                                                                      

Biography: Jadranka Coic

19th November

7:00 #DeleteFacebook – The Astrology of an Unravelling            Marilena Marino

Facebook is one of the most profitable organisations in the world, with over a billion users globally. But will it last? Revelations of gross misuse of personal data have shaken its foundations, threatening the downfall of one of the most powerful technology platforms in the world. An exploration of the astrology behind Facebook’s success and the dramatic developments over the last year.

Biography: Marilena Marino

8:30  Ritual


26th November

7:00 Chiron in Aries: Light on the Warrior                                 Melanie Reinhart

On April 17th 2018, Chiron entered Aries, re-entering Pisces on September 26th 2018; the second Aries ingress will occur on February 18th 2019. Chiron reaches Aphelion (furthest point from the Sun) on May 27th, 2021. We explore the symbolism and meaning of Chiron in transition from Pisces to Aries, ruled by Mars. What does this energy bring to a world so troubled by negative manifestations of the Mars energy? What kind of Warrior is this?

Chiron in Aries: A Guided Journey                                   Melanie Reinhart

A guided imagery process, offering the opportunity to enter our personal healing space within. There will be time to de-brief the experience, and you are invited to share your own chart and life stories, reflecting on the transits of Chiron in Pisces/Aries.

3rd December                                                                                   

7:00  Forwards and Backwards                                                          Bernard Eccles

A look forward not only to the dark clouds now gathering in Capricorn, but to the happier times to come in the 2020s. Plus a look back at a few dire indications from decades past: were they really that bad, in the end?’

Biography: Bernard Eccles

8:30 Party!                                                                                     


Spring Term Begins 14th January 2019

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