Event description

Witchfest the largest Witchcraft festival held in the World, is to be held in Fairfield Halls, Croydon on a Saturday in November 2023. Witchfest features up to six talks/workshops each hour with subjects 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 morris dancers.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 East Croydon Station which is on the main line from most London stations including Victoria, London Bridge, Waterloo and the south coast. A large car park is positioned near the venue, with several more nearby.

For hotels make sure you research your choices online so you get the best deal possible. The closest budget hotel is Travelodge Central Croydon.

Witchfest is run by the Children of Artemis

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


Professor Ronald Hutton

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

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.

Pete Jennings

  • 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.
Damh the Bard

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.

Christina Oakley-Harrington

  • Treadwell's Bookshop
  • Christina is the founder and guiding light of Treadwell's Books. A scholar historian by training, she is now writing a large study of the Craft for publication with a major publisher.

Mary Rands

  • Mary Rands is an Alexandrian Wiccan Initiate and Third Degree High Priestess of approx 45 years. Her training covered Witchcraft, Ceremonial Magic and Angelic Magic and Hermatics.

Flavia Kate Peters

  • Celebrity Witch, High Priestess and best-selling author of 10 oracle decks & 7 books to date. Recognised as the UK’s leading elemental expert she is a teacher of natural & ancient magick.

Moira Hodgkinson

  • 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.
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

Raegan Shanti

  • Raegan Shanti is an eclectic Pagan witch, specialising in the use of dance and movement for magical purposes and the intersection of Hinduism and Western Paganism

Diane Narraway

  • DIANE NARRAWAY - Is best known as an author, writer, speaker, event organiser and co-owner of Veneficia Publications, Ginger Fyre Press, and Highschool Horror, as well as the longstanding Arlahes of Clan Dolmen.

Ashley Mortimer

  • Ashley Mortimer is a representative of several Pagan organisations including the Pagan Federation, Pagan Pride and Nottingham Pagan Network

Lucya Starza

  • 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

Jonathan Argento

  • Regular speaker at pagan events and has mentored witches for over 20 years. He facilitates The Wickham Coven, The Wild Witchcraft Conference and holds an MA in Religious 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.