Parliament of World Religions October 2021

With many events moving online over this last year, I was able to attend and participate in the Parliament of World Religions last month. As one of the largest Interfaith events in the world, the parliament is an opportunity to connect with people of many different faiths, beliefs and traditions as well as to learn … Read more

Big Green Competition

EXCITING NEWS for all you clever people For the BIG GREEN week, we are running a BIG GREEN competition. We would like you to make something using materials that you would normally throw away.  So can you make a piece of artwork using scrap materials, old plastic, paper or card.  A mosaic from your broken … Read more

Historic UN Resolution Passes!

Some time ago, Professor Ronald Hutton emailed me asking if we at the Pagan Federation could support the efforts of WHRIN (The Witchcraft and Human Rights Information Network) in their attempts to get the UN to pass a resolution on Harmful Practices: Accusations of Witchcraft and Ritual Attacks (HPAWRA). He sent me a bundle of … Read more

Your opinions matter!

Last year, the main committee set up a sub-committee to investigate how we communicated with people and organisations outside of the Pagan Federation. You can read the blog I wrote about it here. The work is progressing and at Beltane we launched a survey for both members and non-members to gain insight into how our … Read more

Foraging

Hi, Sorry it’s been awhile, but unfortunately I have been ill. I want to talk about foraging as there has been a lot of talk about it on social media and various blogs.  There are several things you need to remember if you do want to give it a go.  Firstly and most importantly is … Read more

A talk about Pagan Discrimination

This talk was originally given to Glasgow Interfaith’s online event “Anti-Pagan Prejudice: the Untold Story” on Sunday 18th April 2021 Hello everyone, I’ve been invited here to today to speak with you about Pagan discrimination – a subject that is very close to my heart as a Pagan myself, having faced discrimination because of my … Read more

Census 2021

In just two short days the National Census is taking place. A few weeks ago, we published a blog asking those who identify as Pagan to state exactly and simply that when they reached question 16 rather than listing complicated terms that the census office is unlikely to recognise or understand. Today I want to … Read more