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Windows to Eternity by C.G. Jung produced by kind permission of the Estate of C.G Jung


London Lecture Programme


Lectures usually are on the 1st Thursday of the month, unless otherwise stated.

Admission free to members except for Special Events, visitors £10 and £6 (students and unwaged).

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2010 Programme : Living the Symbolic Life

4 February 2010

The Dream of the Cosmos 

Speaker: Anne Baring

Venue: CHANGED -(From Essex Church 10 minute walk to Heythrop College, Maria Assumpta Centre, 24 Kensington Square, London, W8 5HN)

Thursday 7.30pm


Anne Baring is a Jungian Analyst and joint author, with Jules Cashford, of the seminal book ‘The Myth of the Goddess, Evolution of an Image’.  Anne will suggest that the cosmos is alive, intelligent and the ground of our own consciousness. She will explore the difference between lunar and solar consciousness and show why now we need now to unite these two kinds of consciousness.  She will illustrate her theme with ancient images, photographs from Hubble and the paintings of Cecil Collins and others.

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4 March 2010

'Living the Symbolic Life and the Infinite'

"The decisive question for man is: Is he related to something infinite or not?"     (Memories, Dreams, Reflections, p.300)"

Speaker: Julian David

Venue: Essex Church

Thursday 7.30pm


Julian David : Chair of the CG JUNG Analytical Psychology Club, founder member of IGAP and the South African Association of Jungian Analysts. He is the author of two Guild pamphlets ‘Man, Woman and Self’ and ‘Pisces to Aquarius: the evolution of the Christian Myth’.

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17 April 2010 - SATURDAY EVENT

Spring event with Jonathan Stedall 'A Film Maker's Spiritual Journey’

Speaker: Jonathan Stedall

Venue: Essex Church

Saturday 2 – 4.30 pm 


Jonathan will talk about his spiritual quest (subject of his recent book ‘Where on Earth is Heaven?’) and he will show his film about CG Jung, made with Laurens van der Post, which includes unique footage of the Red Book. There will be time for discussion and tea will be provided. Saturday 2 – 4.30 pm : Entry charge £10 (£5)




6 May 2010

Living the Symbolic Life through Music

Speaker: Jim Fitzgerald

Venue: Essex Church

Thursday 7.30pm



Jim Fitzgerald : Jungian Analyst, author of two Guild Pamphlets, past chair of the CG JUNG Psychology Club and member of GAPS and IGAP. Jim is author of two Guild pamphlets : ‘The Father’s Shadow and the Source of the Masculine’ and ‘Vision of Light, the Healing Power of the Numinous’.


3 June 2010

‘Answer to Job’ Revisited

Speaker: Revd. Chris MacKenna 


Venue: Essex Church

Thursday 7.30pm


Revd. Chris MacKenna is a Jungian Analyst and Director of the St Marylebone Healing Centre. Chris has talked to various Analytical Psychology groups over the years about Jung’s ‘Answer to Job’. He will discuss how his relationship to the text has changed and developed. 


8 July 2010

Divinity, Tragedy, Violence

Speaker: Dr Leon Febres Cordero


Venue: Essex Church

Thursday 7.30pm


Dr Leon Febres Cordero studied in Zurich and London. He gave his first lecture to IGAP in 1994 and has lectured extensively in Spain. He is also a playwright. In this talk he will ask ‘What is the force that gives tragedy necessity, continuity and validity in man’s life as opposed to its utter absence in the listless life of beasts … ?’  Joint event with CG Jung Psychology Club : (this is the second Thursday in July )


10 July 2010 - SATURDAY EVENT

Review of the Guild of Pastoral Psychology 


Venue: Essex Church

Saturday 2pm, tea provided.


We will recollect the past year and hold our AGM (Our constitution requires that each year one third of the trustees resign. Any member wishing to become a trustee please contact Judith Keyston : 01273 475143)



Friday 27th - Monday 30th August 2010

- Weekend event

Oxford Conference : THE WISDOM OF THE BODY

speakers : Dr Charles Zeltzer and others.

Venue: St Hilda’s College, Oxford

Dr Zeltzer is a Jungian Analyst and former Director of Training at the CG Jung Institute of Los Angeles. He will explore the symbolism of the chakras as they manifest in seven bodily locations. He will speak on Saturday and Sunday on Kundalini Yoga, Alchemical Symbolism and Individuation.

Birgit Heuer is a Jungian Analytic Psychotherapist and professional member of the BAP with a background in body psychotherapy. Her doctoral research at Essex University is about the Clinical theory of Health and Healing. She will speak on Sunday morning Body, Being and Analysis : ʻTo Be or not to Beʼ.

Andrew Walker is a past Director of the London Centre for Spirituality, a Psychosynthesis Counsellor and an Anglican Priest interested in Ignation Spirituality. He will speak on Saturday afternoon on Sexuality and Christian Spirituality.

Amélie Noack is a Jungian Analyst, a Training Group Analyst, professional member of the Association of Jungian Analysts and the Institute of Group Analysis. She works in private practice in London and Bristol. She also teaches and supervises in the UK and abroad, combining Jungian Analysis, Group Analysis and Winnicottʼs contribution. She will talk about on Friday evening about The Dreaming Body and conduct a daily Dream Matrix.

Val Rainbow is a Reiki Master and Sacred Clown trained with the Tao of the Clown who will lead the Conference in ʻFooling Aroundʼ on Saturday evening.


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7 October 2010

The Second Half of Life is for Soul Making

Speaker:Mary Jo Radcliffe

Venue: Essex Church

Thursday 7.30pm


Mary Jo Radcliffe is an honoured past chair of the Guild of Pastoral Psychology and founder of ‘Coping with Change’. She has a particular interest in the process and pattern in periods of transition. Her talk will look at these from a spiritual, psychological and practical point of view focussing on the second half of life.


4 November 2010

The Remora : an interpretation of Sleeping Beauty, the mythical relationship to the inner dark feminine.

Speaker: Brenda Crowther


Venue: Essex Church
Thursday 7.30pm


Brenda Crowther trained at GAPS and practices in East Sussex. She is following further research and training at the Jung-von Franz Centre for Depth Psychology in Switzerland. Before her MA in Philosophy she studied painting and Art History and this talk on 'The Remora' is illuminated with some of her work. She is a past trustee of the Guild of Pastoral Psychology.


2 December 2010






Thursday 2nd December   7.30 pm


Essex Church , 112 Palace Gardens Terrace, London W8. 

Nearest tube - Notting Hill Gate. 

Entry for non-members £10 (students £6)



Come and join fellow members and visitors for an evening of music and song, mulled wine and mince pies, some gentle fun - and a sprinkling of Jungian wisdom for good measure!

Thursday 7.30pm

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