The Astrologer's Diary

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22nd - 24th June 2018

Astrological Association Conference

DIAMONDS IN THE SKY Celebrating our 50th Annual Conference and 60th birthday of the Astrological Association. To get the latest news on this very special event, follow the Astrological Association on Facebook or subscribe to our regular In The Loop email newsletter Find out more and book your place!

APRIL 2018

Thursday 5th

Great Ages With Nick Oakley-Smith. Each change of sign in the Great Ages brings new dominant myths and themes which perpetuate for the rest of history and mark a new consciousness emerging. What seeds are now emerging that might form the dominant themes for the Age of Aquarius and resonate throughout the rest of history? Looking at recent developments in scientific thinking as well as current cultural trends we will be tracing the zodiac as an evolutionary DNA playing out throughout history. Location: Cheltenham. A meeting of the Aquarius Severn Astrology group www.aquariussevern.com

Wednesday 11th

Costa del Sol Astrology Group 10 am to 12 noon at Neligs, Estepona, hosted by Costa Women Marbella. For more information: cathy.stronach@gmail.com

Friday 13th

An evening with Melanie Reinhart Hosted by the Bedford Astrology Club. £15 (non-members); £ 7.00 (members) 7.45pm at the Community Centre, St Mark's Church, Calder Rise, Beford MK41 7UY For more information: astroshola.co.uk@gmail.com

Saturday 14th

Jupiter sextile Pluto at 21°16 Scorpio/Capricorn

Bolton Astrological Society Spring Conference With special guest Wade Caves. 10.30am - 4.30pm at Over Hulton Conservative Club, St Helens Road, Bolton BL5 1AA (5 mins from M61 J4) £35 inc. lunch. Further details and booking: boltonastro@yahoo.co.uk. Closing date for bookings/cancellations: 7th April.

Monday 16th

NEW MOON 01:57 GMT 26°02 Aries

Monday Night Talks at the Astrological Lodge of London 7:00pm: The Gospel & Life of Mary Magdalene with Laura Boomer. An astrological study of the recently promoted 'First Disciple' to Jesus. Followed by 8:30pm: The Five Signs of a Great Soul with Adam Smith When any of the five classical non-luminary planets are found both in an angle and their own or exaltation signs, they have the power to lift a life above the ordinary. At The Theosophical Society in England, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA Astrological Lodge

Friday 20th

Sun enters Taurus 03:13 GMT

Intercepted Signs A presentation by Patricia Godden dip WESA MAPAI with group discussion. 6.30pm. Winton House, 18 High Street, Petersfield, Hants GU32 3JL. Cost £5. Further details contact Aphra at aphra.peard@btinternet.com

Monday 16th

Monday Night Talks at the Astrological Lodge of London 7:00pm: The Race For Space with Jadranka Coic. A look at space missions intended to visit more than one planet, and spread the human message further. How successful they were helping us understand our solar system and beyond? Followed by 8:30pm: The Air Signs with Israel Ajose. An all encompassing view with appropriate charts. At The Theosophical Society in England, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA Astrological Lodge

Tuesday 24th

Venus enters Gemini 16:40 GMT

Monday 30th

FULL MOON 00:58 GMT 09°39 Scorpio

Monday Night Talks at the Astrological Lodge of London 7:00pm: Forecasting With Solar Arcs with Frank Clifford. How to make the most of Solar Arc directions so that you can pinpoint landmark periods in your life and use this simple, accurate predictive system with your clients. Followed by 8:30pm: Solar Arcs in Action In the second session, Frank will work with the charts from the group to demonstrate how Solar Arcs are among the most powerful and reliable of astrological measurements. At The Theosophical Society in England, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA Astrological Lodge

MAY 2018

Sunday 13th

Mercury enters Taurus 12:40 GMT

Monday 14th

Monday Night Talks at the Astrological Lodge of London 7:00pm: Astrology and Hypnotherapy with Natalie Delahaye. This talk focuses on how solution focused hypnotherapy can be a transformative tool, combined with astrology in the consulting room. Followed by 8:30pm: Asteroid Family of Venus (1) with Jessica Adams. There are millions of asteroids. In modern astrology we only use those which complete our original family tree of planets. How to find your own asteroids. At The Theosophical Society in England, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA Astrological Lodge

Tuesday 15th

NEW MOON 11:48 GMT 24°36 Taurus

Uranus enters Taurus 15:16 GMT

Wednesday 16th

Mars enters Aquarius 04:55 GMT

Friday 18th

The Chart of Saudi Arabia Group discussion. 6.30pm. Winton House, 18 High Street, Petersfield, Hants GU32 3JL. Cost £5. A meeting of the Hampshire Astrologers. For further details contact Aphra at aphra.peard@btinternet.com

Saturday 19th

Venus enters Cancer 13:11 GMT

Monday 21st

Sun enters Gemini 02:15 GMT

Monday Night Talks at the Astrological Lodge of London 7:00pm: The Water Houses with Israel Ajose. The 4th, 8th and 12th houses have been known as the skeletons in the closet. We'll let them out and see how they can provide powerful resources for the present and future. Followed by 8:30pm: Asteroid Family of Jupiter (2) with Jessica Adams. There are millions of asteroids. In modern astrology we only use those which complete our original family tree of planets. How to find your own asteroids. At The Theosophical Society in England, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA Astrological Lodge

Thursday 24th

24th - 29th: United Astrology Conference: Celebrating Earth and Sky Location: Chicago USA. Speakers: Nick Campion, Lynn Bell, Bernadette Brady, Wade Caves, Frank Clifford and many more. Information and booking: www.uacastrology.com

Friday 25th

Jupiter trine Neptune at 16°20 Scorpio/Pisces

Tuesday 29th

FULL MOON 14:20 GMT 08°10 Sagittarius

Mercury enters Gemini 23:49 GMT

JUNE 2018

Monday 4th

Monday Night Talks at the Astrological Lodge of London 7:00pm: Biblical prophecy and the Great Year with Gill Dorren. Gill will give a talk on the Platonic year and its connection to Biblical prophecy regarding the 'End of days' using the ideas of Sir Isaac Newton, Sepharial and Joseph Campbell. Followed by 8:30pm: Asteroid Family of Jupiter (2) with Jessica Adams. There are millions of asteroids. In modern astrology we only use those which complete our original family tree of planets. How to find your own asteroids. At The Theosophical Society in England, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA Astrological Lodge

Monday 11th

Monday Night Talks at the Astrological Lodge of London 7:00pm: Defining Twins with Transcendental Celestial Objects with Zsuzsanna Griga. Are twins split souls about to re-join, or a soul who split and living in two bodies? The answers may be hidden in the transcendental objects, the asteroids, centaurs, and TNOs. Followed by 8:30pm: Happy (Solar) Returns with Pricilla Costello. We'll look at whether to change location for your birthday and how to understand repeated patterns in your solar return chart. At The Theosophical Society in England, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA Astrological Lodge

Tuesday 12th

Mercury enters Cancer 20:00 GMT

Wednesday 13th

NEW MOON 19:43 GMT 28°44 Gemini

Friday 15th

The Quincunx Aspect Group discussion. 6.30pm. Winton House, 18 High Street, Petersfield, Hants GU32 3JL. Cost £5. A meeting of the Hampshire Astrologers. Further details contact Aphra at aphra.peard@btinternet.com

Monday 18th

Monday Night Talks at the Astrological Lodge of London 7:00pm: Black Moon Lillith: The Enigma with Stefanie James. Exploring the myth, history and religion linked to Lilith, and her importance in astrology through examination of a handful of charts. Followed by 8:30pm: Harmonic/Navamsa, The Most Auspicious Chart with Sonal Sachdeva. At The Theosophical Society in England, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA Astrological Lodge

Thursday 21st

SUMMER SOLSTICE

Sun enters Cancer 10:07 GMT

Friday 22nd

22nd - 24th: Diamonds in the Sky The Astrological Association's 50th annual Conference and 60th birthday! Come celebrate this very special occasion with us - see details here.

Monday 25th

Monday Night Talks at the Astrological Lodge of London 7:00pm: Planet Games in Synastry with Izabela Podlaska-Konkel. A new model of planetary connections in Synastry based on Eric Berne's game theory. Followed by 8:30pm: The Horoscopes of Nations: Do They Really Work? with Miłosława Krogulska. Natives of certain countries seem to exhibit a kind of national personality, which can be reflected in some mundane horoscopes. From Ptolemy to modern approaches. At The Theosophical Society in England, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA Astrological Lodge

Thursday 28th

FULL MOON 04:53 GMT 06°28 Capricorn

Friday 29th

Mercury enters Leo 05:16 GMT

JULY 2018

Saturday 7th

7th - 8th: Rivers, Mountains, Sky and Sea: The Harmony of Spirit and Place 16th Annual Sophia Centre Conference. At the Faculty of Humanities and the Performing Arts, University of Wales, Lampeter. sophia-project.net

Tuesday 10th

Venus enters Virgo 02:32 GMT

Jupiter goes direct at 13°21 Virgo

Friday 13th

NEW MOON 02:48 GMT 20°41 Cancer

Friday 20th

Health Astrology and the NHS Presentation by Debbie Sellwood dip WESA MAPAI. 6.30pm. Winton House, 18 High Street, Petersfield, Hants GU32 3JL. Cost £5. A meeting of the Hampshire Astrologers. Further details contact Aphra at aphra.peard@btinternet.com

Sunday 22nd

Sun enters Leo 21:00 GMT

Monday 27th

FULL MOON 20:20 GMT 04°45 Aquarius

AUGUST 2018

Monday 6th

Venus enters Libra 23:27 GMT

Tuesday 7th

Uranus stationary (turns retrograde) at 02°39 Taurus

Saturday 11th

NEW MOON 09:58 GMT 18°42 Leo

Monday 13th

Mars enters Capricorn 02:14 GMT

Friday 17th

17th - 24th: Faculty of Astrological Studies Summer School at Exeter College, Oxford. This week-long event, run in the beautiful Exeter College, is unique in the astrological calendar. It attracts students and tutors from around the world and offers a dynamic programme of study for all levels. You can come along for a day, the weekend or stay for the whole week. The tutors for 2018 are: Rod Chang, Brian Clark, Frances Clynes, Angela Cornish, Darby Costello, Cat Cox, Penny de Abreu, Kim Farley, Stevi Gaydon, Lindsay Gladstone, Christian Koenig, Clare Martin, Chris Mitchell, Deborah Morgan, Melanie Reinhart, Glòria Roca, Christeen Skinner, Carole Taylor, Dragana Van de moortel-Ilić.   Information and booking: www.astrology.org.uk

Sunday 19th

Jupiter trines Neptune at 15°37 Scorpio/Pisces

Thursday 23rd

Sun enters Virgo 04:09 GMT

Sunday 26th

FULL MOON 11:56 GMT 03°12 Pisces

SEPTEMBER 2018

Sunday 9th

NEW MOON 09:18 GMT 17°00 Virgo

Wednesday 12th

Jupiter sextile Pluto (at 18°50 Scorpio / Capricorn)

Sunday 23rd

Sun enters Libra 01:54 GMT

AUTUMN EQUINOX

Tuesday 25th

FULL MOON 02:52 GMT 02°00 Aries