Event description

Witchfest the largest Witchcraft festival held in the World, is to be held in Fairfield Halls, Croydon on the 18th of November 2023. Witchfest features up to six talks/workshops each hour with subjects on a wide range of Witchcraft, Wiccan, Pagan, Heathenry, 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 event is still very much a work in progress keep checking this page for more news on confirmed speakers and bands.

This year we will have a room dedicated to networking where you can take your photos, record videos and chat with other likeminded people! As requested we have also launched a Supporters Ticket, in case you can afford to pay a little more for your Witchfest ticket and show how much you love the event! Supporters ticket holders names will be added to the programme as a thank you.

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.

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Professor Ronald Hutton

  • Ronald Hutton is both the senior Professor of History at Bristol University and the Gresham Professor of Divinity at London. Author of eighteen books, and eighty-six essays in academic journals and collections.

Rachel Patterson

  • Best selling author of over twenty books on Witchcraft. High Priestess and Elder of the Kitchen Witch Coven and online School of Witchcraft. Known as The Kitchen Witch she also loves cake.

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.

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.

Mhara Starling

  • Mhara Starling is a native Welsh speaker, born in North Wales. She is a Swynwraig, a Welsh folk Witch, and author of Welsh Witchcraft.