Event description

Witchfest the largest Witchcraft festival held in the World, is to be held in Fairfield Halls, Croydon on the Saturday November 9th 2019. 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 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 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, 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.

Maxine Sanders

  • Priestess of the goddess, dedicated to the work of the circle. Key figure in the development of modern Wicca, Witchcraft and paganism and the co-founder of Alexandrian Wicca.
Pete Jennings

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.
Rachel Patterson

Rachel Patterson

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

Cat Treadwell

  • Cat is a professional Pagan Priest and Author from Derbyshire. She volunteers as a speaker and a writer for several Pagan and charitable organisations, and travels far and wide performing rituals as needed.

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.
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
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
Raegan-Shanti

Raegan Shanti

  • Freelance dancer, choreographer and teacher and a freelance writer
Ashley_Mortimer

Ashley Mortimer

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

Jonathan Argento

  • Co- Founder of Pagan Pride South, Witch, teacher and public speaker. His practice draws upon the foundation of both modern and traditional witchcraft blended with the wisdom of mystical traditions and philosophical ideas from across the globe.
Jim_Bennet

Jim Bennett

  • Experienced tutor and speaker on subjects dealing with witchcraft, shamanism, anthropology and archaeology
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.
The-Wild-Hunt-Bedlam-Morris

The Wild Hunt Bedlam Morris

  • Masked and mysterious, The Wild Hunt from Croydon has created the dances it performs to reflect the ancient origins of folklore from North European mythology in the energetic, noisy and exuberant style of English Bedlam Morris.