Helping people to lead more meaningful & peaceful lives


There are many different groups to connect to where you can explore more about spirituality. Some are connected to specific religions and some are completely secular. Click the links below to find out more.

For over 30 years, Alternatives has been running spiritual talks at St James in Piccadilly on Monday evenings.

Brahma Kumaris
The Brahma Kumaris are a worldwide movement with Indian origins. They support spiritual awareness with meditation and guidance and have over 40 local teaching centres in the UK.

Circling is a practice to help people feel more connected and can be done with any group of people. Read instructions about how to do a “celebration circle” here and more information about circling from Circling Europe here.

Cygnus started off as a booksellers and now offers wider support for people on the path to self-discovery. The Cygnus cafe network provides places for like-minded people to meet.

Landmark Education
Landmark offers courses that give you the chance to change your life, starting with the Landmark Forum.

Psychedelic Society
The Psychedelic Society advocates the careful use of psychedelics as a tool for personal and spiritual development. The organisation facilitates psychedelic experience weekends and a wide range of other events including meditation, breathwork, sound healing, dance and yoga.

The School of Life
Founded by the philosopher Alain de Botton, The School of Life is dedicated to improving emotional intelligence with workshops, classes and therapy.

Sri Chinmoy Centres
Sri Chinmoy Centres offer free meditation classes across the UK and the world.

Sunday Assembly
Sunday Assembly is a secular congregation that meets on Sunday mornings to celebrate life with the motto “live better, help often, wonder more”. There are groups all around the world.

Started in 2017, Togetherness runs events and festivals to cultivate human connection and better relationships in a increasingly polarised world.