Pagan People

Featured author: Mark Townsend

Aug 27th, 2017 | By

Mark Townsend is an ordained priest, a member of The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, a magician and writer writing about his experiences on the borders between Christianity and paganism. He uses seemingly opposing forces as equal gifts in our search for the meaning of life.   Here he is talking about The Gospel

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Lee Morgan’s haunted books

Jun 29th, 2017 | By

In this video from Watkins, Moon Books author Lee Morgan talks about traditional witchcraft, the occult artistic renaissance, and the power of magic to fertilise the imagination. A Deed without a Name weaves together cutting-edge research into traditional witchcraft with insider information and practical know-how. Utilising his own decades of experience in witchcraft and core-shamanism Lee

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Ellen Evert Hopman – Druidry and adventures

Jun 15th, 2017 | By

Moon Books author Ellen Evert Hopman has a lot going on right now… She’s recently been interviewed on the Pagan Musings podcast. And, she’s got a fantastic Patreon project underway to fund making a Druid film – you can find out more about that here – Here’s her upcoming events list: June 10 Edible and

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The OBOD Summer Gathering 2017

Jun 13th, 2017 | By

Moon Books author and mentor for The Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids Brendan Howlin reflects on the recent midsummer gathering… Never drive to Glastonbury in the UK on a Friday morning down the A303 past Stonehenge. The traffic is often nose to tail, so what should be a less than 2 hour journey from

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Steve’s Got Talent!

Jun 3rd, 2017 | By

Moon Books author Steve Andrews is an insightful chap when it comes to herbs – he’s the author of Herbs of the Northern Shaman, and Herbs of the Sun, Moon and Planets. He’s also a talented singer songwriter. He recently auditioned for Britain’s Got Talent, and while we don’t have the video of that, here’s

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Out and about with Kevan Manwaring

May 19th, 2017 | By

Moon Books author Kevan Manwaring has two titles with us – The Way of Awen, and Turning the Wheel. He’s a longstanding champion of the bardic path, and of course traditional bardcraft means performance. He’s written at length on his blog about the relationship between performance work and his writing – Kevan will be out

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Moon Books celebrants

May 15th, 2017 | By

Some of our Moon Books authors also work as celebrants… As ordained clergy, Jhenah Telyndru has been facilitating legal marriages and other rites of passage for more than 20 years; she is, and always has been, a proud supporter of marriage equality. If you live in and around the Central New York or New York

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Videos from the online Beltain Festival

May 9th, 2017 | By

The PF disabilities team have been running online festivals for a year now! It’s something Moon Books authors have been supporting. The Girl on Wheels by Siusaidh Ceanadach   Relationships, with Robin Herne   Bone of our Bone – ancestral relationships with Kevan Manwaring    

Nimue Brown: Finding My Path

May 5th, 2017 | By

I made a video a bit back offering a slightly silly and abridged version of my route into Paganism and Druidry, it does however cover all the key points as a childhood interest in folklore, mythology and nature developed into a teenage interest in magic, finding the Pagan Federation, then OBOD. I’m not sure how

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Valborgsmässoafton – Walpurgis Night – Witches’ Night  April 30th

Apr 30th, 2017 | By

By Imelda Almqvist Valborgsmässoafton 2012 på Skansen   (Uppsa Kulle, Södermanland – Sweden, Easter 2017)   Valborgsmässoafton is more commonly known as Valborg or Walpurgis Night. That is the English translation for Walpurgisnacht (the Dutch and German name for the night of April 30th). In Germanic folklore this night is also known as the Hexennacht

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