With just a few days to go before Druid Camp, we’ve decided to keep the tickets at the early bird price for everyone who books on line. Unfortunately we will have to charge full price on the gate, so why not book now to avoid disappointment.
Category Archives: 2017Blog
Shamanic Fire with Martyn West-Wright
Bush craft is the study of wilderness survival. We have it today largely because of the early Christian Missionaries and their anthropological studies of ancient Pagan tribal peoples from around the world, as they tried to convert them to Christianity. Whilst doing this they made many documentaries about how their bush craft was not just about how toContinue reading “Shamanic Fire with Martyn West-Wright”
Kevan Manwaring and Chatelle Smith are Brighid’s Flame, and are performing a new ballad and story show; an hour of Irish Myth and Legend reimagined through tale and song. Additionally, Kevan is offering a workshop about turning songs into stories, and Chantelle one about turning stories into song!
Jojo Mehta on The Law and Ecocide
Jojo Mehta describes herself as an Earth Activist. She is probably best known for her work campaigning against toxic industrial practices such as fracking and incineration. She is perhaps less known for what she spends most of her time doing: working with internationally renowned barrister Polly Higgins on the global introduction of Ecocide law, aContinue reading “Jojo Mehta on The Law and Ecocide”
Graham Butcher – Creatures of Norse Mythology
Giant wolves, world encircling wyrms, resurected goats, ravens of the mind and other strange creatures… Discover the wyrd and wonderful creatures of Norse Mythology Graham Butcher will take you on an exploration of the animals who accompany, feed, serve, carry, battle with, and occasionally eat, the Aesir and Vanir. We will also see if weContinue reading “Graham Butcher – Creatures of Norse Mythology”
JJ Middleway and Adrian Rooke
JJ and Adrian will be offering two workshops during Camp. Which Power Animal will choose me? A brief examination of Power Animals and their relevance. How do Power Animals come to us? Using the Druid Animal Oracle as a tool, we will ritually discover which animal spirit is currently looking to communicate its wisdom to each of us. HavingContinue reading “JJ Middleway and Adrian Rooke”
Totem animals and natural magic in The Blues & English Folk – a continuing tradition
Two explorations illustrated with live music & song with Arthur Billington (aka Z Z Birmingham) Who was the Tail Dragger? The Hoochie Coochie Man? The Dirty Groundhog? How would I get my ‘Mojo Working’? Apply ‘Hotfoot Powder’? And bargain at the Crossroads for immortal fame? Arising as it does from pagan West Africa, the BluesContinue reading “Totem animals and natural magic in The Blues & English Folk – a continuing tradition”
THE KEYS TO THE TEMPLE – PENNY BILLINGTON
Trees are inextricably twined into Druid natural magic; a primary source of connection to the world of nature. But can a knowledge of the Qabalah, an esoteric Hebraic teaching which spread across Europe in the Middle Ages, have any place in our studies? Whilst we study tree myth and lore, is a system from suchContinue reading “THE KEYS TO THE TEMPLE – PENNY BILLINGTON”
Z Z Birmingham to start Saturday night!
ZZ BIRMINGHAM BAND Sharing the bill with INKUBUS SUKKUBUS for the Saturday night party is the ZZ BIRMINGHAM BAND. ZZ (Arthur Billington) has been bringing his music to Druidcamp for some years. Expect goodtime blues, wailing fiddle straight from the Balkans and a rock solid rhythm section, giving you the lift off to get downContinue reading “Z Z Birmingham to start Saturday night!”
Robin Larkham’s Windmill
Robin Larkham will be bringing his mobile windmill to Druid Camp again this year. A delightful mechanism and a huge yell for renewable energy, one day perhaps the Camp will be run from something like it. You can come see it working, and speak with Robin and his accomplices about it throughout Camp. Please bearContinue reading “Robin Larkham’s Windmill”