Event description

Witchfest is the largest Witchcraft festival held in the World within recorded history, is to be held in Brighton Centre, Brighton on the Saturday October 7th 2017 with a pre-event gig on Friday the 6th in the same venue. Witchfest features up to six talks/workshops each hour. Talks are on a wide range of Witchcraft, Wiccan, Pagan, Occult and Mythological subjects. The topics of the workshops, or talks range from popular Pagan fiction to Aleister Crowley and everything in between.

The entertainment is first rate, featuring live bands, DJ, and a team of drummers.There are more talks and workshops than ever before given by the most famous Witchcraft/Wiccan authors and experts in the world. This page will be updated regularly with the latest confirmed speakers, artists and workshops.

The venue is very easy to reach by car or public transport, it is a few minutes walk from Brighton Station which is on the main line from most London terminals to Gatwick and the south coast. A large car park is positioned near the venue, with several multi-stories/underground nearby. The venue has an agreement with the Regency Square Car Park for a 24 hour stay, so if you bring your parking ticket and validate it at the venue you will be given a discount.

Here is the link to the hotel booking website the Visit Brighton Board has put up for us: (coming soon)

If you do not find a suitable hotel in the website provided, just look for hotels a bit further in land on other booking websites, most chain hotels do not participate in this deals, so to make sure you have the best hotel for you, make sure to do a bit of research beforehand.

Witchfest is run by the Children of Artemis

Full copy of tickets terms and conditions available prior to purchase upon request.

Pictures from Previous Witchfest Events

Witchfest International 2016

Witchfest International 2016 - The first Witchfest to be held in Brighton, the first Witchfest on the sea front anywhere, and the largest building ever used for a pagan event in Europe.

Witchfest Photo Booth 2016

Pictures of our visitors having fun with the photo booth at Witchfest International 2016

Witchfest International 2015

Witchfest International 2015 Selected Pictures

Witchfest International 2014

A selection of images from Witchfest International 2014



Kate West

  • Kate West is the author of the influential Real Witches series of books. She is a gifted speaker, a Wiccan high priestess and expert on Witchcraft and Wicca.
Ronald Hutton

Professor Ronald Hutton

  • An academic historical perspective by the United Kingdoms foremost expert on the history of Witchcraft, Wicca, and Paganism
Pete Jennings

Pete Jennings

  • Heathen and a retired President of The Pagan Federation. With over a dozen books published and low boredom threshold, come buy some mead for a researcher into the Speed of Dark

Damh the Bard

  • Musician, songwriter and modern-day Bard who draws inspiration from the land and the old stories of Albion. Splitting his time between performing and doing talks and workshop he is always entertaining.

David Wells

  • Medium and astrologer. Has been featured as the main medium on Living TV's paranormal documentary series Most Haunted

Rachel Patterson

  • Author of several books on witchcraft and Elder of the Kitchen Witch Coven and online school of Witchcraft.

Flavia Kate Peters

  • Celtic Mystic, Faery Shaman, Singer, Best Selling Author and teacher of Faery Folklore
Barbara Meiklejohn-Free

Barbara Meiklejohn-Free

  • High Priestess of Isis, Shaman, Seer, Singer, Best Selling Author and a teacher of the ancient ways of the Craft

Cat Treadwell

  • Professional Druid Priest and Author. She volunteers for the Pagan Federation and The Druid Network, and works as Chaplain for HM Prison Service and her local NHS Trust

Ashley Mortimer

  • Ashley Mortimer is a trustee of the Doreen Valiente Foundation and a director of The Centre For Pagan Studies

Kevin Groves

  • Solitary practitioner of Egyptian, symbolic and Chaos Magic, a healer and a regular contributor to CoA events on the subject of visualisation and astral magic.
Tam Cambell

Tam Campbell

  • Wiccan High Priest with many years of experience of a variety of traditions and a popular speaker and teacher, very knowledgeable on mythology and pagan history
Diane Narraway

Diane Narraway

  • Chairwoman and one of the spiritual facilitators of the Dolmen Grove as well as editor of the Dolmen Grove Chronicles. She writes articles and essays on magickal practices and ceremonies


  • Stephanie is a Wiccan High Priestess and a wand making expert, she has been running wand workshops for many years at Witchfest

Raegan Shanti

  • Freelance dancer, choreographer and teacher and a freelance writer

Heike Kolwe

  • Organiser of Potters Bar CoA Gathering and a Laughter Yoga Teacher/Facilitator

Carole Carlton

  • Carole Carlton is a lecturer, writer and author in many aspects of complementary medicine and ancient spirituality. She has written 5 books in the 'Mrs Darley' series

Yvonne Aburrow

  • Yvonne Aburrow is the author of All Acts of Love and Pleasure: inclusive Wicca and the forthcoming Dark Mirror: the inner work of witchcraft. She has been a practising Gardnerian Wiccan for 25 years, and is bisexual and genderqueer.