Events Calendar

May

A free listing of everything pagan, that's happening thoroughout the UK to help you plan where to go and enjoy.

UPDATE Some of the events listed on our pages may have been cancelled due to the coronavirus issues. Please check with each event organiser before travelling as you might have a wasted journey.

Friday 1 May Monday 4 May 2020

Beltane At Thornborough 2020

Thornborough Henge, Moor Lane, Ripon, North Yorkshire
12:00

Join us to celebrate Beltane with workshops, talks and a wonderful opening ceremony on Sunday.

Traders pitch fee is £30

Booking open now.

Payments for pitches can be made by PayPal, cheque or bank transfer. Email address for PayPal is guardiancelebrations@outlook.com Please pay via family and friends to avoid any fees.


Burning of the Wickerman

Saturday 2 May 2020

Burning of the Wickerman

Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton Lane, Petersfield, PO8 0BG
16:30-22:00

Beltain is the ancient Celtic celebration to mark the beginning of summer, with music, dancing and the burning of the giant Wickerman!

Beltain is the highlight of the Butser year and our biggest fundraising event, as festival goers join us to welcome in the summer months while supporting our work.

Money raised during our Beltain festival makes a real difference to the farm and enables us to conduct more research, educational activities and development in the year ahead.

At Butser Ancient Farm we've been celebrating Beltain for many years, by joining us in 2020 you can expect a fantastic afternoon/evening of entertainment and refreshments culminating with the burning of the Wickerman at dusk.

There'll be live music, storytelling, warrior training, ancient skills and traditional crafts, morris dancing, drumming, singing, Roman cooking, re-enactments, face painting, astronomy, metal working, flintknapping, willow weaving, wood-working, textiles and much, much more! There will also be a real ale bar, Celtic Mead and a selection of hot food available, including a hog roast, BBQ, Vegan Dhal stall and more.

'Early-bird' tickets (available until April 1st); Adult: £20/ Child £15 (under 3’s free)

Full Price tickets (booking after April 1st): Adult: £28/ Child £23 (under 3’s free)


Spriggan Mist beltaine

Saturday 2 May 2020

Spriggan Mist's Beltaine Bash

The Acoustic Couch, The Ring, Bracknell RG12
19:30-23:30

Folk ,prog rock band Spriggan Mist play on home turf at The Acoustic Couch to celebrate Beltaine.

Joining them The everso popular The Hedge Inspectors and the former members of Brocc Blanche Rowen and Mike Gulston who are amazing!

Of Course Jadoo's Jingles will be there with bells on! It's also Mother Dearest's birthday that day so there will no doubt be cake!!!!



Saturday 2 - Sunday 3 May 2020

Hastings Jack-in-the-green 2020

Hastings Town Centre, East Sussex.

The Jack in the Green Festival is an annual event that takes place in various parts of the gorgeous seaside resort that is Hastings. It's a four day event and attracts thousands every year. This is a true British May Day celebration not to be missed. The four day event has been described as 'thee celebration of Morris dancing and traditional merriment, centering on the symbolic figure of Jack in the Green and culminating in a wild costumed parade - one of the most bizarre in Britain.' The long weekend event includes music of all genres from some of the best local and surrounding areas bands, sun, historic and social events, and is filled with family fun. The weekend is topped off by the main event on the May Bank Holiday Monday, with the Jack in the Green parade itself. The parade begins at 9.45am on the Bank holiday Monday setting off from the Fisherman's Huts in Rock-a-Nore Road in the Old Town, and finishes on the West Hill, where you will have an opportunity to see traditional folk dancers and music throughout the afternoon. The festival culminates with the slaying of Jack, to release the spirit of summer for this year. So come down, be merry and enjoy the true British festivities!



Sunday, 3 May 2020

Wickham Bishops Pagan Beltane Fayre

Wickham Bishops Village Hall, Church Rd, Witham, Essex CM8 3JR
11:00-16:00

Hosted by Earth Spirit Pagan Events

We invite you to join us at our first event in Essex. Whether you are a witch, warlock, druid, or shaman, old or new and just starting on your spiritual path all are welcome.

We pride ourselves having high quality wares at our events many of the hand crafted goods our made by pagans that have a vast amount of experience and knowledge which they are happy to share.

During the day there will be free workshops for you to enjoy, you can book a reading or healing, and browse the many retail stalls.
Exhibitor’s will be announced soon!
Entrance to the event £1 - Free Parking.

If you are a pagan/on a spiritual path and would like to exhibit at our events, please email us earthspiritevents3@gmail.com. Blessings to you all!



Thursday 7- Sunday 10th May 2020

Spirit Of The Marsh Beltane Gathering 2020

Trusthorpe Lincs LN12 2PU
12:00-17:00

Hosted by Doug Maddocks and Sarah Goodley

Celebrate Beltane with three days of camping in the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside. Spirit of the Marsh is a family gathering that aims to keep ancient traditions alive.

2020’s event will be packed with talks, workshops, music, meditations, plenty of Pagan and spiritual ceremonies, childrens entertainment and of course, the Beltane fire.



Friday 8 - Sunday 10 May 2020

LavenderWytch Beltane Retreat 2020

Come and celebrate Beltane at our retreat in the beautiful surroundings of Silverdale, Lancashire.

Relax with like minded people and enjoy a full weekend of Talks, Workshops, Meditation, Ritual, Drumming and Chanting around our Communal Campfire.

We will have a communal space where we can come together as a community with free tea & coffee.

Breakfast, Lunch and Evening Meal is included in your ticket price* *(optional)

Showers, Toilets and disabled Facilities are on site. Well behaved Dogs are permitted (with a Dog Ticket and must be kept on a lead at all times)

For more info or a booking form private message on facebook or email lavenderwytch@outlook.com



Friday 15  – Sunday 17 May 2020

Sussex Faerie Festival 2020

Alfriston Camping Park, Pleasent Rise Farm, Alfriston, BN26 5TN East Sussex
10:00 - 22.00

Nestled in the Sussex Downs in the picturesque village of Alfriston lies Pleasant Rise Farm.

Each year visitors travel far and wide to celebrate the magical world of faeries with mystical entertainment and uplifting workshops.

Community is at the heart of what we do and visitors comment that the weekend is like a big faerie family gathering.



Saturday 23 May 2020

Witchfest Midlands 2020

Staffordshire University, Leek Road, Stoke-upon-Trent, ST4 2DF
10:00-23:59

Witchfest Midlands is back for the third year. We will be returning to Staffordshire University in Stoke-on-Trent. We will have three rooms of speakers across two buildings!

Witchfest Midlands 2018 & 2019 sold out in advance to please purchase your tickets early to avoid disappointment!

Voted Best Indoor Event at Pagan Events UK Awards 2018



Saturday 30 May

Scarborough's First Fairy Ball

The Grand Hotel, Scarborough, North Yorkshire,
YO11 2ET

An Evening of Pure Enchantment, Live Music and Dancing.

£25

Ticket includes an Evening Buffet



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