Beards, Beards, Beards……

For many years there has been a recurring discussion regarding the right of Pagans, and in particular Heathens, in the armed forces and other uniformed organisations to grow a Beard. Many misinformed groups argue that Heathens should be allowed exemptions from dress-code rules and uniform regulations with regards to facial hair on religious grounds. Sometimes … Read more

Commission on Religious Education Final Report (Sept 2018)

September 2018 saw what is potentially the biggest game changer in Religious Education in a generation, with the publication of the Final Report by the Commission for Religious Education (CoRE). As well as making sweeping and significant recommendations for change, it also opens the door to the inclusion of Pagan religions in the school curriculum. … Read more

Virtual magic and Zooming to the Sabbat

Witches and Pagans turn to IT for a virtual Halloween 2020 In October 2020, in the midst of the Covid 19 pandemic, thousands of British Witches celebrated  Halloween in new and different ways to their usual traditions. More accurately, they celebrated their sacred festival of Samhain, so named in an act of reclaiming roots more … Read more