Event description

The Scottish Pagan Federation 2020 conference promises to be another amazing line-up of speakers, workshops, entertainment and retail therapy. This year it is themed around Visions of Magick and Witchcraft.

Grab your tickets here: http://www.scottishpf.org/conference-tickets.html

Speakers:

Kristopher Hughes

Druidry and Celtic Magic

Our keynote speaker is the chief of the Anglesey Druid Order. Kristopher is also a Mount Haemus scholar, a member of the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids and the author of several books, including From a Cauldron Born and A Pagan’s Perspective on Death, Dying and Bereavement.

Gemma Gary

Traditional Craft and Folk Magic

British ‘Old Craft’ initiate and author of Traditional Witchcraft – A Cornish Book of Ways, The Black Toad – West Country Witchcraft and Magic, and The Devil’s Dozen – Thirteen Craft Rites of the Old One. Gemma has a hands-on and practical approach.

Merlyn Hern

A special guest speaker for this year, Merlyn from the Children of Artemis will be coming up to talk about a yet unknown subject, but we are pleased to have him with us.

Julia Jeffrey

The Life and Times of Isobel Gowdie

A Scottish artist well-known for her evocative artwork, Julia is currently working on her secondary tarot deck.

Rachel Patterson

Kitchen Witchcraft

High Priestess of the Kitchen Witch Coven and an elder of the online Kitchen Witch School of Natural Witchcraft, Rachel is a regular columnist with Fate and Fortune magazine and also writes regularly for the Pagan Dawn, the Magical Times and Witchcraft and Wicca. She is also well-known for her Kitchen Witchcraft and Pagan Portals books.

Paul HH Sykes

Enochian Sex Magic

Back by popular demand, Paul has well versed in tarot, astrology, palmistry among other occult topics.

Russell Knowles

From the Circle of Brighid in Linlithgow, Russell is a Wiccan and published his first book in November that’s focused on his practice of medieval alchemy and pathworkings with the Goddess Bridget.

Hannah Harrison

Greco-Roman Magic

Glasgow University researcher, Hannah teaches courses in Greoo-Eqyptian Magic and Mithratic Mysteries, both highly-rated.

Áine Warren

The Dark Goddess

Aine wrote her PHD thesis on Reclaiming the Dark Goddess at Edinburgh University.

Workshops:

Kate Fletcher and Corwen Broch

Recreating Viking music

Hailing from Orkney, Kate and Corwen lovingly recreate ancient instruments and perform Saxon, Celtic and Viking music. They run workshops at schools and have demonstrated their music at museums and other events.

Ness Bosch

Shamanic Shape-shifting

Fellowship of Isis Heirophant and former PFI Regional Officer for Spain, Ness has an extensive background in Shamanism. Ness has also coordinated two successful Pagan conferences and currently lives in Scotland.

Rachel Patterson

Kitchen Witchcraft

High Priestess of the Kitchen Witch Coven and an elder of the online Kitchen Witch School of Natural Witchcraft, Rachel is a regular columnist with Fate and Fortune magazine and also writes regularly for the Pagan Dawn, the Magical Times and Witchcraft and Wicca. She is also well-known for her Kitchen Witchcraft and Pagan Portals books.

Gemma Gary

Folk Magic

British ‘Old Craft’ initiate and author of Traditional Witchcraft – A Cornish Book of Ways, The Black Toad – West Country Witchcraft and Magic, and The Devil’s Dozen – Thirteen Craft Rites of the Old One. Gemma has a hands-on and practical approach.

Entertainment:

Folk Horror Revival

Pagan Film Festival

Featuring a specially curated films on Paganism, Witchcraft and folklore. May also include special guest appearances throughout the three-hour showing.

Ancient Music

Saxon and Celtic music

Orkney’s Kate Fletcher and Corwen Broch will play traditional Viking music using ancient instruments lovingly recreated by their own hand.