Witchfest International 2017
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.
For hotels make sure to look a bit further in land and booking websites, make sure to do proper research so you get the best deal possible.
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
- 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.
- An academic historical perspective by the United Kingdoms foremost expert on the history of Witchcraft, Wicca, and Paganism
- Pete Jennings – a legend in his own lunchtime: so Heathen he can’t pass a quietly sleeping innocent village without visiting it to rescue the gold, silver, women and mead.
- 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.
- She runs open celebrations for the Sabbats in the heart of Sherwood Forest and has been leading workshops and classes for over fifteen years. Regular contributor to W&W Magazine.
- Medium and astrologer. Has been featured as the main medium on Living TV's paranormal documentary series Most Haunted
- Internationally popular speakers, initiates and experts of Wicca, Thelema and Enochia
- Treadwell's Bookshop
- Christina Oakley Harrington is Treadwell Bookshops's founder and presiding spirit.
- Author of several books on witchcraft and Elder of the Kitchen Witch Coven and online school of Witchcraft.
- Celtic Mystic, Faery Shaman, Singer, Best Selling Author and teacher of Faery Folklore
- High Priestess of Isis, Shaman, Seer, Singer, Best Selling Author and a teacher of the ancient ways of the Craft
- 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
- Musician, Composer/Singer song writer, Ceremonial Facilitator with the Dolmen Grove.
- 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
- Laura Daligan is a Glastonbury based Artist, Witch, Teacher & Tarot Reader. She also plays with Fire and fusses all the Cats.
- 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
- 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.
- Stephanie is a Wiccan High Priestess and a wand making expert, she has been running wand workshops for many years at Witchfest
- 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
- Organiser of Potters Bar CoA Gathering and a Laughter Yoga Teacher/Facilitator
- Ashley Mortimer is a trustee of the Doreen Valiente Foundation and a director of The Centre For Pagan Studies
- Freelance dancer, choreographer and teacher and a freelance writer
- Experienced tutor and speaker on subjects dealing with witchcraft, shamanism, anthropology and archaeology
- 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.
- Lyn Baylis has been a Priestess for 40 years. The UK Coordinator for LifeRites and Senior teacher on the LifeRites Foundation Course
- Solitary Pagan Witch, Freelance Writer, Regular Contributor for CoA & Doreen Valiente Foundation
- Pia is a clairvoyant medium, workshop facilitator and a local gathering organiser
- Professional Face Painter and Childrens Entertainer, Workshop Facilitator and the Organiser of Children of Artemis Witchlets Program
- Bad Witch
- Lucya is the author of the book Pagan Portals - Candle Magic, published by Moon Books. She edited the new book Every Day Magic – A Pagan Book of Days and also writes A Bad Witch’s Blog
- More speakers will be announced as we get closer to the event so check this page regularly.