The Astrologer's Diary

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Thursday 5th

The Astrology of 2017 We start, Janus-like, by looking back at 2016 - a year of momentous change, before looking ahead to the astrology of the coming twelve months. 2017 sees the 2nd and 3rd in a series of Jupiter-Saturn squares, and the 2nd and 3rd in a series of Jupiter-Uranus oppositions. What challenges will these bring for the UK, the world and us as individuals? Bring your own charts as there may be time to explore how 2017 will impact you personally. We will also take a look at the US presidential inauguration chart, to see how the presidency of Donald J Trump is likely to pan out over the coming four years, and the UK chart to see what challenges and opportunities are in store for the country as we head towards uncharted waters. Join us we look unflinchingly into the future! 7:30 to 9:30pm at The Isbourne Holistic Centre, 2 Wolseley Terrace, Cheltenham.

Wednesday 11th

Poseidon: Fishy Tales from the Aegean A talk by Sarah Stone, at the The Basement, The Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, 25 Palmerston Place, Edinburgh. EH12 5AP. Entry Fee: £3.00 members, £5.00 non-members. Scottish Astrological Association

Thursday 12th

FULL MOON 11:34 GMT 22°27 Cancer

Friday 13th

The year Ahead a talk with Brian Kelly at the Bedford Astrology Club, St Marks Church, Calder Rise, Brickhill MK41 7UY 7:45 pm

Monday 16th

The Fascinating Conception Chart A talk by Ana Andrade. An illustration of the insight provided by the conception chart: its calculation, its comparison with the natal chart, how it reveals information in its returns and in synastry. Time 7:00 pm. Followed at 8:30 by by Crazy Times - Uranus Saturn with Kim Farley. Kim's talk will look at this combination in a handful of charts and reflect on its potential natally, as well as exploring some of the wider meanings held in the 45 year cycle. Followed by Chart Discussion. Venue: the Astrological Lodge of London, The Theosophical Society in England, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA

Thursday 19th

Sun enters Aquarius 21:24 GMT

Monday 23rd

The South Node in Aquarius 2017, 2018 A talk by Jessica Adams. The South Node in Aquarius in 2017 and 2018 will take you back to the past as everything you experienced in the years that Uranus and Neptune passed through Aquarius will return to you - particularly the years 1999 and 2000. What can you expect from the strange time warp that we're about to see over the next two years? Time 7:00 pm. Followed at 8:30 by by Laughing all the way to the Bank with Adam Smith. Leonard Cohen was a poet of the sacred and profane, and his love life linked in with his financial affairs. Looking at both his Vedic and Western horoscopes, Adam sees what happened when Len went Zen. Followed by Chart Discussion. Venue: the Astrological Lodge of London, The Theosophical Society in England, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA

Saturday 28th

NEW MOON 00:07 GMT 08°15 Aquarius

Mars enters Aries 05.39 GMT

Sunday 29th

Winter Saturnalia 12:30 at the Gardeners Arms, Alderton. All are welcome to the Aquarius Severn annual winter Saturnalia for good food, astro-chat and some mystery birthcharts to explore between courses! Enjoy a Sunday roast or food from The Gardeners Arms' vegan, vegetarian or gluten-free menu. Please book by the 23rd. Info and booking:

Monday 30th

Rock Legends: Elvis Presley A talk by Israel Ajose. The King is dead! Long live the King. Its 40 years since Elvis died, but the legend lives on. A celebration with charts and music. Time 7:00 pm. Followed at 8:30 by by Rock Legends Gill Dorren & Wanda Sellar. To continue with the rock and pop theme, we will look at the charts of Brian Wilson and George Harrison. Followed by Chart Discussion. Venue: the Astrological Lodge of London, The Theosophical Society in England, 50 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8EA


Saturday 11th

FULL MOON 00:33 GMT 22°28 Leo

Thursday 16th

16th - 19th: The Many Faces of Astrology The annual conference of the NCGR. Venue: Baltimore, USA. Info:

Saturday 18th

Sun enters Pisces 11:31 GMT

Friday 24th

24th - 26th: Faculty of Astrological Studies Winter Weekend Gateways to the Soul: Exploring the Moon and the Nodal Axis with Cat Cox, Glòria Roca Riera & Deborah Morgan. The Winter Weekend is designed for students familiar with natal chart work. It offers scope to explore the imaginative world of the Moon and the Nodes in the natal chart from cosmological, symbolic and experiential perspectives. Bringing awareness to the symbolic patterns of the Moon and the Nodes helps shape our self-awareness and support our emergence into a more rounded understanding of ourselves. Students will work in-depth with their own charts and those of their fellow students in pairs, small groups and in plenary teaching sessions, which will be held in comfortable and informal surroundings. The solar eclipse on 26th February at 8°12 Pisces (14.58 GMT) brings the relevance of the nodal axis into tangible experience, and this will be recognised in the course. Venue: Abbey House, Glastonbury. Information and booking:, email or phone 07000 790143

Sunday 26th

NEW MOON 14:58 GMT 08°12 Pisces

MARCH 2017

Friday 3rd

Jupiter opp Uranus at 22°13 Libra/Aries

Sunday 12th

FULL MOON 14:54 GMT 22°18 Virgo

Monday 20th


Sun enters Aries 10:29 GMT

Sunday 26th


Tuesday 28th

NEW MOON 02:57 GMT 07°37 Aries

Thursday 30th

Jupiter square Pluto at 19°17 Libra/Capricorn

APRIL 2017

Tuesday 11th

FULL MOON 06:08 GMT 21°33 Libra

Wednesday 19th

Sun enters Taurus 21:27 GMT

Wenesday 26th

NEW MOON 12:16 GMT 06°27 Taurus

MAY 2017

Wednesday 10th

FULL MOON 21:42 GMT 20°24 Scorpio

Saturday 20th

Sun enters Gemini 20:31 GMT

Thursday 25th

NEW MOON 19:44 GMT 04°47 Gemini