Described by Kindred Spirit magazine as one "of the biggest talents in MBS", Richard's books, DVDs and CDs have been sold in many countries - translations have included Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Japanese and Estonian.
He has taken part in hundreds of radio shows around the world, including several appearances on Coast to Coast AM, which airs on more than 600 stations in the U.S., as well as Canada, Mexico and Guam, and is heard by nearly three million weekly listeners. He regularly appeared as a co-host on Mike Allen's weekly show on LBC called The Phenomena Files.
His TV appearances include GMTV on topics ranging from UFOs to angels, psychic powers and complementary medicine. He has also appeared on TV with Esther Rantzen, Eammon Holmes, Gloria Hunniford, Terry Wogan, Noel Edmonds and James Whale, and a host of documentaries and magazine programmes on all the terrestrial and many of the satellite channels.
In addition to having had a column in The Observer, he has written for the Daily Express, Daily Mail, The Sun, Woman's World, Here's Health, Health and Fitness, the USA's Whole Life Times and Phenome-News, New Zealand's Lifestyle magazine and many other journals. He has appeared in most of Britain's national newspapers, and many magazines and local papers.
As well as in the UK, he has lectured in the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland and Nigeria, and for over 30 years, has been a keynote speaker at London's largest and most prestigious Mind Body Spirit Festival. He has spoken internationally at various venues including churches, synagogues, Buddhist temples, schools, universities, business conventions, charitable meetings and numerous conventions and bookstores, as well as to an audience of thousands at an open-air pop concert.
Richard is the Executive Secretary of The Aetherius Society for Europe and Africa, which is the oldest UFO contacts organizations in Britain, and possibly the world. He is also a Bishop in The Aetherius Churches. Richard has devoted his life to the work of his late master and personal friend, Dr George King (1919-1997) - founder of the Society - with whom he co-authored Contacts with the Gods from Space.
"...a world-renowned teacher of psychic development and meditation... with a balanced and responsible spiritual approach, combined with enthusiasm and a sense of humour..."
Spirit & Destiny
"The world's leading light on ETs."
1953 ~ Born.
1972 ~ Met and became a student of master of yoga, Dr. George King.
1974 ~ Degree in music and drama, Hull University.
1975 ~ Qualified as a school teacher, London University, and began teaching at a London Comprehensive School.
1978 ~ Became a full-time employee and remains employed by The Aetherius Society, an international new age, spiritual organisation.
1979 ~ Became Secretary of The Aetherius Society in Europe, a position he still holds.
1979 ~ Was Lord Kimberley's speech writer during the House of Lords UFO debate.
1979 ~ First to bring declassified CIA and Pentagon UFO Files to Britain.
1980 ~ Became established as a well-known psychic consultant.
1981 ~ Married Alyson with whom he lives in Fulham.
1983 ~ Launched the first campaign for "Natural Healing on the National Health".
1985 ~ Presented a petition bearing around 75,000 signatures for "Natural Healing on the National Health" to 10 Downing Street.
1985 ~ Received the Freedom of the City of London.
1987 ~ Was consecrated a Bishop in The Aetherius Churches by Dr. George King.
1987 ~ Launched a successful campaign in USA for release of UFO data from the FAA.
1988 ~ Became an International Director of The Aetherius Society.
1990 ~ First to reveal Soviet Union UFO papers in Britain.
1991 ~ Awarded a doctorate in theology by the International Theological Seminary, USA.
1993 ~ Unlock Your Psychic Powers (Souvenir Press) was published, later becoming an international best-seller.
1995 ~ Journey Into Supermind (Souvenir Press) was published.
1996 ~ Co-authored Contacts with the Gods from Space with George King (Aetherius Press).
1998 ~ Co-authored Realise Your Inner Potential with George King (Aetherius Press).
1999 ~ The Meditation Plan (Piatkus) was published.
1999 ~ Became a Director of London's Inner Potential Centre.
2000 ~ Wrote a series of Mind and Body columns for The Observer.
2000 ~ Toured Southern California with coast to coast media coverage across the USA.
2000 ~ Little Book of Karma (Thorsons) was published.
2001 ~ The Magic of Healing (Thorsons) was published.
2002 ~ Conducted a healing lecture and media tour in the USA and New Zealand.
2002 ~ Little Book of Yin and Yang (Thorsons) published worldwide November.
2003 ~ Meditation - A Complete Workout for the Mind (New Sound 2000) DVD/CD/Cassette was released.
2003 ~ Co-hosted the weekly show The Phenomena Files with Mike Allen on LBC.
2004 ~ Meditation - A Complete Workout for the Mind (MBS Direct) was published .
2004 ~ Second edition of The Magic of Healing (MBS Direct) was published.
2004 ~ Second edition of Realise Your Inner Potential (Aetherius Press) was published.
2005 ~ Realise Your Inner Potential DVD (Aetherius Productions) was released.
2005 - 2006 ~ Channelled a series of poems and other writings for publication.
2006 ~ Held his first Spiritual Retreats at Oxon Hoath in Kent.
2007 ~ Gods, Guides and Guardian Angels (O Books) was published.
2008 ~ Second edition of Unlock Your Psychic Powers (O Books) was published.
2008 ~ Co-hosted a monthly feature called The Phenomena Files with Mike Allen on Smooth Radio.
2008 ~ Gods, Guides and Guardian Angels voted The No. 1. Spirituality Book 2007 in the Kindred Spirit 21st Anniversary Awards.
2009 ~ Prayer Energy (Cico Books) was published.
2009 ~ Prayer Energy (Editition Contre-Dires) was published in French.
2009 ~ Unlock Your Psychic Powers and Gods, Guides and Guardian Angels (Ves) were published in Russian.
2010 ~ He was featured in a TV documentary, 'I Believe in UFOs' on BBC3.
2010 ~ Prayer Energy (Gaia Books) was published in Japanese.
2010 ~ Gods, Guides and Guardian Angels (Editorial Estampa) was published in Portuguese.
2010 ~ UFOs and the Extraterrestrial Message (Cico Books) was published.
2011 ~ Toured USA and Canada and lectured on 'UFOs and the Extraterrestrial Message'.
2012 ~ UFOs and the Extraterrestrial Message (Gaia Books) was published in Japanese.
2012 ~ Toured the UK and lectured on 'The Great Change - Revelations by the Gods from Space'.
2012 ~ Start of Aetherius Radio Live show, hosted with Chrissie Blaze, on Body Mind Spirit Radio.
2013 ~ UFOs and the Extraterrestrial Message (MEL Editores) was published in Portuguese.
2013 ~ Unlock Your Psychic Powers (Kirjastus ERSEN) was published in Estonian.
2013 ~ Featured on The History Channel in 'Shaun Ryder on UFOs' TV series.
2014 ~ Launched a UK lecture tour in April entitled 'The Earth - her spiritual secrets revealed'.
2014 ~ Second edition of Contacts with the Gods from Space (Aetherius Press) was published with lectures in Sheffield and London in May and June.
2015 ~ UK lecture tour on 'Avatars and Gods who came to Earth'.
2015 ~ Opened the International UFO Conference in Norway with a lecture on 'Dr. George King: Cosmic Avatar'.
2015 ~ Released the CD Rise - peace meditations with music with Kevin Kendle.
2016 ~ First live performance of CD Rise - peace meditations with music with Kevin Kendle in London.
2016 ~ Launch of "King Yoga" with the release of the third edition of Realize Your Inner Potential (Aetherius Press).
2017 ~ Lecture tour in the UK and the USA on 'Find real success through King Yoga'.
2017 ~ Celebrated the 30th anniversary of being consecrated by Dr. George King as a bishop in the Aetherius Churches together with Dr. King's wife, Monique.
2017 ~ Featured on Vice TV about The Aetherius Society.
2018 ~ Completed the first draft of Dr. King's biography.
2019 ~ Second edition of Prayer Energy (CICO books) was published.
2019 ~ New edition of Unlock Your Psychic Powers in Russian was published.
2019 ~ August, The King who came to Earth by Richard Lawrence and Brian Keneipp was launched in Guisborough, Yorkshire with over 130 attenders.
2019 ~ October, The King who came to Earth was launched in Los Angeles, California with over 100 attenders.
2020 ~ new edition of UFOs and the Extraterrestrial Message (Cico Books) was published.