Event description

Witchfest the largest Witchcraft festival held in the World, is to be held in Fairfield Halls, Croydon on the Saturday November 20th 2021. 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.

Speakers

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.
Rachel_Patterson

Rachel Patterson

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

Flavia Kate Peters

  • Celtic Mystic, Faery Shaman, Singer, Best Selling Author and teacher of Faery Folklore
Moira_Hodgkinson

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

  • 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

  • Diane Narraway is a Publisher and co-owner of Veneficia Publishing.  She is the current and longest-serving “Arlahes” (“Lady”) and a Ceremonial Facilitator of Clan Dolmen, a multipath pagan spiritual organisation.
Ashley_Mortimer

Ashley Mortimer

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

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

Jonathan Argento

  • Co- Founder of Pagan Pride South, Witch, teacher and speaker. He draws on modern and traditional witchcraft blended with the wisdom of mystical traditions and global philosophical ideas
Jenny Cartledge

Jenny Cartledge

  • Solitary Pagan Witch, Freelance Writer, Regular Contributor for CoA & Doreen Valiente Foundation
Kevin_Groves

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.