Cardiff Theosophical Society in Wales



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Cardiff Theosophical Society

206 Newport Road,

Cardiff, Wales, UK, CF24 1DL.




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Theosophy Cardiff is an independent body within the Worldwide Theosophical Movement.


Most of the Theosophical Groups in the UK are affiliated to one of three Theosophical Organisations. These are the Theosophical Societies with their headquarters in Adyar India or Pasadena USA and the United Lodge of Theosophists with headquarters in New York


A recent structural change has taken place within the Adyar based Theosophical Society with the decision by the Theosophical Society in England to withdraw from the European Federation of National Societies.


Info from Independent Theosophy Groups is welcome. We are happy to list Theosophy Groups within the British Isles on this page, irrespective of affiliation. If you are in the process of forming a group or just wish to put feelers out to gauge interest in your area, you are welcome to use this page. We can also provide a useful link if you have a Theosophy Website.




50 Gloucester Place, London, W1U - 8EA.

Tel:- 0207 563 9815






Theoversity (Adyar)

Tekels Park, Camberley, Surrey, England GU15 2LF


United Lodge of Theosophists

(International Headquarters in New York USA

Also trades as The Theosophy Company)
Robert Crosbie House, 62 Queens Gardens, London W2 3AL
Tel: 020 7723 0688 Tel & Fax: 020 7262 8639



The Theosophical Society (Pasadena) UK Section

(International Headquarters in Pasadena USA)

Pat & Sandy Powell, National Secretary

PO Box 48, Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd, LL49 0AQ

Tel : 01766-770093





To avoid confusion - please note that in the United States, the Theosophical Society affiliated to Adyar is known as The Theosophical Society in America and has its headquarters in Wheaton Illinois.


The Theosophical Society in America

has outfits in


Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut

District of Columbia Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois

Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland

Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana

Nebraska Nevada New Mexico New Hampshire New Jersey New York

North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania

Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah

Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming


Krotona School of Theosophy Ojai, California.

Retreats in Sulphur Springs, Arkansas; Kings Canyon National Park, California;

Pumpkin Hollow Craryville, New York; Orcas Island, Washington





Publicising a Theosophy Group

before we had the Internet

Those were the days




Basingstoke Lodge (Adyar)

Church Cottage, (Behind St Michaels Church) Lower Church Street, Basingstoke.

Peter Brown 01256 762629





Annie Besant 1847 -1933


Theosophy Birmingham

The Birmingham Annie Besant Lodge



Birmingham Annie Besant Lodge (Adyar)

52 Tamar Drive, Castle Bromwich Birmingham B36 0ST

Mrs Carmel Greiner (Secretary) 0121 240 5912

(Incorporates Coventry Lodge)



Blackburn Lodge (Adyar)

Nazareth Unitarian Chapel, Knights Hill, Padiham, Burnley, Lancs.

Maureen Atkinson 01282 422278




Blavatsky Lodge, London (Adyar)

Paolo Carraro 0208 9600877



Bolton Lodge (Adyar)

Bolton Lodge, Bank Street Chapel, Crown Street, Bolton.

Mrs Christine Lowe 01257 401152



Theosophy Bournemouth



Bournemouth Society of Art, Philosophy & Theosophy


Meets at Bournemouth University

President:- Phillip Cuckston

Telephone: 0800 612 7282






Theosophy Bradford


Bradford Theosophical Society (Adyar)

Meeting Room 2, 2nd Floor, Central Library,
Prince's Way, Bradford BD1 1NN

Founded February 1891

Hon. Secretary, Atma Trasi
66 Kirkgate, Shipley, West Yorks BD18 3EL
Tel: (01274) 598455

Atma Trasi


Theosophical Order of Service in England



Bristol Lodge (Adyar)

Jennie Dix 01454 632407




Camberley Lodge (Adyar)

Newberry Meeting Room at the rear

of Tekels Park Guest House,

Tekels Park, Camberley, Surrey GU15 2LF

President: Richard Bayly








Chester Theosophy



Chester Lodge (Adyar)

Friends Meeting House, Union Walk, Frodsham St, Chester, CH1 – 3LF

Romey Barns  Tel 01244 370461



Coventry Lodge (Adyar)

Please see Birmingham Annie Besant Lodge   




Dhyana Centre (Adyar)

Alan Perry 0208 761 1764




Theosophy Durham


Durham Centre for Theosophical Studies (Adyar)

Cynthia and Atma Trasi
66 Kirkgate, Shipley, West Yorkshire BB18 3EL
Tel: 01274 598 455



Eastbourne Theosophy Centre (Adyar)

The Deerfold Centre, 233 Seaside, Eastbourne

Brian McIntyre 01323 502962




Folkstone Centre (Adyar)

Elizabeth St Pourcain Tel 01303 253163




Grimsby Lodge (Adyar)

Quaker Rooms, Manor Avenue, Grimsby

Peter Emerson 01472 351683




Isle of Man Lodge (Adyar)

Clare Pover 01624 660625




Lancaster Lodge (Adyar)

Mrs Dorothy Walker 01524 853123





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Atma Trasi

Leeds Theosophical Society (Adyar)
12 Queens Square, Leeds LS2 8AJ

Founded September 1900
President:- Susan Leybourne.

Keith Reeves 0113 2685858

Pat Clifford 0113 2785095




Leicester Lodge (Adyar)

The Friends’ Meeting House, 16 Queen’s Rd, Leicester.

John Holden 0116 270 7293

Leanne Thornton 01509 853204




Letchworth Lodge (Adyar)

Arthur Kyle 01438 722173





The Lone Ranger & Tonto must have the internet by now

If you see them, tell them about this website.


London (Adyar)

Eric McGough 020 7563 9815




Manchester Lodge (Adyar)
The Friends Meeting House, 5 Mount St, Manchester
meetings held 7.30pm fortnightly on Wednesdays

Mrs Denise Taggart 0161 795 4176

Sarah Lucas 01942 608368




Merseyside Lodge (Adyar)

Mrs Joyce Agnew 0151 327 3872




Middlesborough Lodge (Adyar)

St Mary's Centre, 82-90 Corporation St. Middlesborough TS1 2RW

Harold Tarn 01287 632406




Newcastle upon Tyne Lodge (Adyar)

John Bailey 0191 4555614






North Devon Theosophy Centre (Adyar)

Michael van Buren 01273 424737




Northampton Lodge (Adyar)

Ted Bray  01536 521803




Norwich Lodge (Adyar)

Friends Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane, Norwich.

Barbara Burgess 01263 735065




Nottingham Lodge (Adyar)

Theosophical Hall, 73 Maid Marion Way, Nottingham NG1 6AJ

Janet Hoult 01283 515703





Theosophy Sidmouth

Sidmouth, Devon, England



Sidmouth Lodge (Adyar)

Karen Allen 01395 514581 (evenings only)




South Essex Lodge (Adyar)

Billericay Reading Rooms 73 High Street, Billericay, CM12 9AS

Michael Cray 01375 397167




Southport Lodge (Adyar)

Miss D Moor 01704 567065




Theosophy Sussex Centre (Adyar)

Meetings in both Brighton and Eastbourne
Public Lectures & Study Courses on Theosophy - Sundays 2.30 pm

Diana Innes 01273 500 213




Torbay Theosophical Society Building

The building was left to the English Theosophical Trust, in 1925 as a legacy,

for the use of the Torbay Lodge (Adyar), who continue to uphold the sentiments

of that bequest both in terms of care of the building and its use

in pursuance of the objects of the Society.


Torbay Lodge (Adyar)
26 Parkhill Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2AL
Telephone: 07968 929943

President:- Robert Kitto Tel:- 01803 203977




Tunbridge Wells Lodge (Adyar)

No Current information

Please contact 0207 563 9815 or



Wallasey Lodge (Adyar)

Wallasey Council for Voluntary Services, 222 Liscard Way, Wallasey L44 5TN

meetings held Thursdays at 7.30pm

Mrs Sandra Kelly 0151 638 5591




Warrington Lodge (Adyar)

Friends Meeting House, Butterfield Street, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 – 2NR

Mr D Allison 01942 741 410

Connie 01928 716370




Wembley Lodge (Adyar)

Mrs Jaya Pisavadia 020 8861 0575




Winchester Theosophy Group (Adyar)

Meetings: Friends Meeting House,
16 Colebrook Street, Winchester
Laura Beaumont 01962 772 361
(or Angela 01962 882 668)




Worthing Lodge (Adyar)

Jacqueline Gregory 01273 306393




UK Theosophy Forum. (Adyar)

Forum for Theosophical Society Members



Tekels Park

Camberley Surrey, England, GU15 2LF

A Centre for Theosophy in Camberley, Surrey

It is also the home of Camberley Lodge (Adyar)

History of Tekels Park



Tekels Park is one of the Great Centres

of the Theosophy Universe


Tekels Park, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 2LF

Tel. 01276 23159
Fax 01276 27014

Email Guesthouse


The website has the latest info on events and groups who meet at Tekels Park.




Tekels Park to be Sold to a Developer


Members of the Theosophical Movement worldwide are dismayed to learn that this Jewel in the Theosophical Crown, Tekels Park, is to be sold to a developer.


Concerns are being raised about the fate of the deer and other wildlife and there has been no comment on this issue from Tekels Park Estate Limited, who manage the Park on behalf of the Adyar based Theosophical Society in England.


Tekels Park is sanctuary for  animal wildlife including deer, foxes, squirrels, badgers and stoats, and for birdlife including sparrowhawks, woodpeckers, tawny owls and many more. There are many species of trees including 3 types of redwood, ginkgo, eucalyptus, red oak, tall magnolias and lebanese cedars.


There is also disquiet over the sale of the St Francis Church Building which has been a place of worship since 1931. The Building was originally a gift from Josephine Chambres, a Church and Theosophical Society members. The congregation will have to negotiate with the developer to continue to worship in their church.


There is confusion as the Theoversity moves out of Tekels Park to Southampton, Glastonbury & Chorley in Lancashire while the leadership claim that the Theosophical Society in England will carry on using Tekels Park despite its sale to a developer.



Future of Tekels Park Badgers now in Doubt





Theosophical Society (Pasadena) UK Section

UK Contact details


Pat & Sandy Powell

National Secretary

PO Box 48


Gwynedd, LL49 0AQ

Tel : 01766-770093






Theosophical Society (Pasadena) Groups in England

(International Headquarters in Pasadena USA)



London – Blavatsky Branch (Pasadena)

Rohan Burke, Tel: 0207 820 9941


Liverpool – William Quan Judge Branch (Pasadena)

Friends House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BT

Meets first Saturday of the month at 2.30pm

Sandra Powell Tel: 0151 474 5256



Manchester (Pasadena)

Friends Meeting House, Wythenshawe Road, Northenden, Manchester

Meets on the first Sunday in the month at 2.30pm

John Dutton Tel: 0161 485 2942


Croydon (Pasadena)

Daniel Udvarlaky Tel: 0208 777 8392


Sevenoaks - Kent (Pasadena)    

Christa Owen, Tel: 01732 452645


Sheffield (Pasadena)

Michelle Jones, Tel: 0114 263 8048


Exeter (Pasadena)

Renée Hall, Tel: 01392 275884





Theosophy in Scotland

Theosophical Society in Scotland (Adyar)
Mr. Martin Lowe
28 Great King Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6QH

Website Co-ordinator


There are Theosophical Centres in Glasgow, Dundee, Inverness, Edinburgh and Perth.


Dundee Lodge (Adyar) meet on Friday evenings in room T4 of Dundee University Tower Building (just off the Perth Rd).

Tel 01382 667583 or 01382 477637

Gary Kidgell


Glasgow Lodge (Adyar) meets Thursday evenings at 17 Queens Crescent, Glasgow

Tel: 0141 332 8939

Malcolm Macqueen


Edinburgh Lodge (Adyar) meets on Thursday evenings at 28 Great King St. Edinburgh. Tel: 0131 556 5385

Christine Gear


Perth Lodge (Adyar) meets on Monday evenings in The Centre for The Healing Arts

Tel 01764 684365


Inverness Lodge (Adyar)

Stuart Trotter


Theosophical Society (Pasadena) in Scotland

Harry Young Tel: 01475 633897





Theosophy in Ireland

Theosophical Society in Ireland (Adyar)

Marie Harkness

Organising Secretary
97, Mountsandel Road, Coleraine
N. Ireland BT 52 ITA
Tel: 028 703 55796
or: 0044 28 703 55786



Derry Mc Grath

Assistant Organising Secretary

3 St Joseph Place,
Joseph Street
Limerick City

Tel: 0877740047



Lodges in Ireland (Adyar)

Belfast (Northern Ireland)

Limerick  (Southern Ireland).


Study Groups (Adyar)

Coleraine (Northern Ireland)

Dublin (Southern Ireland)

Theosophical Society in Ireland





Theosophy in Wales


Theosophy Cardiff

206 Newport Road, Cardiff, Wales.


Current Theosophy Cardiff Programme

Cardiff Theosophical Order of Service


Swansea Lodge (Adyar)

Lynda on 01792 555841

Muriel on 01792 601451

Current Swansea Lodge Programme


Bangor Lodge (Adyar)

Quaker Meeting House, Dean Street, Bangor, Wales.

Tel 01248 450010


Current Bangor Lodge Programme


Conwy Lodge (Adyar)

The Civic Hall, Conwy, Wales.

Tel 01248 450010


Current Conwy Lodge Programme


Bangor Conwy & Swansea Lodges are members

of the Welsh Regional Association (Formed 1993).


Theosophy Cardiff separated from the Welsh Regional Association  

in March 2008 and is now an independent body within the  

Worldwide Theosophical Movement



North Wales Theosophy Study Group (Pasadena)

Theosophical Society, North Wales. (Pasadena)

(International Headquarters in Pasadena USA)

Contact Mrs Vera Morgan Tel: 01492 581927






The National Wales Theosophy Website




High Drama & Worldwide Confusion

as Theosophy Cardiff Separates from the

Welsh Regional Association (formed 1993)



Theosophy Cardiff Cancels its Affiliation

to the Adyar Based Theosophical Society




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Cardiff Theosophical Society

206 Newport Road,

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Theosophy has no dogma, no priesthood or diploma elite

and recognizes no spiritual head

All ideas presented at meetings are for consideration




Theosophical Society in England

withdraws from the European Federation

Does it affect Cardiff?


In response to a number of enquiries, we wish to clarify

Cardiff Theosophical Society's position regarding a recent

change in the structure of the Adyar based Theosophical Society.


Cardiff Theosophical Society in Wales is not affiliated to

either the Adyar (India) Based Theosophical Society or the

Theosophical Society in England and is therefore unaffected

by the decision last year of the Theosophical Society in England

to withdraw from the European Federation of the

Adyar based Theosophical Society.




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