Monday 31 January 2022

Events: Pagan Festivals For Spring, Summer & Autumn

With the first stirrings of spring, it's time to start the drum roll for pagan festivals!  There are lots of weekend-long - and longer - magical events taking place this spring, summer and autumn. Here's a list of some of them in the UK or online. If you book early you can often get cheaper tickets, or ensure your place before they sell out! Oh and if you know about a festival you'd like added, please let me know in a comment!

Thursday 18 - Sunday 20 February; Witchcon Online. Details:

Sunday 13 March, The Wayfaring Stranger Alternative Fair. Indoor market. Venue: GPCA, Abercrombie Way, Harlow, CM18 6YJ Essex. Starts noon.

Saturday 19 March; Artemis Witches' Market by Children of Artemis. Venue: Market Yard, Justice Lane, Frome BA11 1BE. Starts: 9am. Free entry.

Saturday 19 - Sunday 20 March; Online Witchcraft Conference organised by The Folklore Network. Speakers include Ronald Hutton, Marion Gibson. Deborah Hyde, Syd Moore and Gemma Garwood. Tickets: £15 for the weekend, including video replay access.

Saturday 19 March; Pagan Pride with the Scottish Pagan Federation - 50th Anniversary online event by The Pagan Federation. Starts: 10.30am. Free.

Saturday 19 March; Spring Pagan and Spiritual Fayre. Venue: Charles Burrell Centre, Thetford, Norfolk. Entrance: £2. 

Saturday 26 March; Leaping Hare 2022. A day of talks, workshops, storytelling, trade stalls, readers, and general jollity. I will be giving a talk on scrying, based on my book Pagan Portals - Scrying. Profits from the event are divided between various local worthy causes. Venue: Highwoods Community Centre, Colchester, CO4 9SR. Tickets: £6.50 in advance, £8 on the door.

Saturday 26 March; Wild Witchcraft Conference, sponsored by Children of Artemis. Venue: Merchistoun Hall, 106 Portsmouth Road, Horndean, Waterlooville, Hampshire. Starts: 10.30am. Tickerts: £20 plus £2.15 Fee.

Saturday 23 April: PF 50th Anniversary: Pagan Arts Festival by The Pagan Federation. Venue: St. Peter's House, 1 Forster Square, Bradford, BD1 4TY. Tickets · Free-£9.21

Friday 29 April to 2 May; Space to Emerge. Family-friendly Lake District festival. Venue: 
Newby Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8NN. Tickets: 4-day adult £220/ 1-day £70.

Saturday 30 April: Beltain Festival - Burning of the Wickerman. Venue: Butser Ancient Farm, Petersfield, Hampshire. Starts: 4.30pm. Early tickets £25 Adult, £18.

Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 May; A Festival for Pagans and Witches. Venue: Campsite at Meriden, Coventry. Tickets: £30.

Saturday 14 May; Welsh Occult Conference by DragonOak Magical Workshops. Venue: The Assembly rooms, Welshpool, SY21 Wales. Starts: 8.30am. Tickets: £25.

Friday 20- Sunday 22 May; Sussex Faerie Festival with camping, live music, a market, workshops, yoga, drumming and hot showers. Venue: Alfriston in the Sussex Downs.  Tickets: £65 for 3 days' camping, and £30 for one day.

Saturday 28 May; Witchfest Midlands 2022. Venue: Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 2DF. Starts: 10am. Tickets: · £28/£21.

Friday 3 - Sunday 5 June; Burning Woman Festival. Venue: Whistlewood Common, Melbourne, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 8DH. Tickets £150.

Saturday 11 June;  Pagan Federation North West Conference. Talks and workshops, a pagan market, followed by a set by Inkubus Sukkubus. Venue: Preston Grasshoppers RFC,  Lightfoot Green Ln, Preston PR4 0AP. Starts: 9.30am. Tickets: £20 for a full conference ticket/£8 for the band only. 
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Thursday 23 Sunday - 26 June;  Pagan Tribal Gathering. Venue: Near Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Tickets: Adult £65, Children £25.

Sunday 26 June; Ely's Summer Pagan and Alternative Fayre 2022. Venue: The Maltings, Ely Riverside, Ship Lane CB7 4BB. Starts: 10am.

2-3 July; MoonCon 22. Online two-day conference with talks from Moon Books authors. Free.

Thursday 28 – Sunday 31 July; Lammas Camp 2022. Event by Chesterfield, Derbyshire Pagans. Venue: Kniveton,  Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1JL. Tickets: £25 for adults with 3 nights camping.

Thursday 28 – Sunday 31 July; The Goddess Conference: Sovereign Goddess of Avalon Conference. Both in-person and online events. Venue: Glastonbury. Full ticket: £260.

Thursday 4 - 8 August; All About Love Festival 2022. Venue: Secret Garden Site, Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire, PE28 2PH. Early tickets: £175.

Friday 5 - Sunday 14 August; Spirit of Awen Camp. Venue: West End Farm, Church Road, Arlingham, Gloucestershire, GL2 7JL. Tickets: Early Bird full adult tickets £185, weekend tickets £125.

Friday 26 - Monday 29 August; The Artemis Gathering Pagan Camp with talks, workshops, entertainment and a late night rock club. Tickets: £75/£60.

Saturday 3 - Sunday 4 September, Seriously Strange. Paranormal conference by the ASSAP Events Team. Venue: University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7JP. Tickets: £80/£20.

Friday 7- Saturday 8 October; UK Tarot Conference London. Two day tickets £240, One day ticket: £125, full access virtual viewing: £120.

Saturday 15 October; The Magickal Women Conference. Venue: 65 Queen’s Gate, South Kensington, London.

Please note that I am not responsible for these events. Contact the revelant organisers for more details.

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