witchcraft Archive

  • The extraordinary story of Britain’s fastest-growing religious group – the modern pagan witchcraft of Wicca – and of its creator, an eccentric Englishman called Gerald Gardner. Historian and leading expert in Pagan studies Professor Ronald Hutton explores Gardner’s story and experiences first-hand Wicca’s growing influence throughout Britain today. Born of […]

    A Very British Witchcraft – Documentary!

    The extraordinary story of Britain’s fastest-growing religious group – the modern pagan witchcraft of Wicca – and of its creator, an eccentric Englishman called Gerald Gardner. Historian and leading expert in Pagan studies Professor Ronald Hutton explores Gardner’s story and experiences first-hand Wicca’s growing influence throughout Britain today. Born of […]

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  • The extraordinary story of Britain’s fastest-growing religious group – the modern pagan witchcraft of Wicca – and of its creator, an eccentric Englishman called Gerald Gardner. Historian and leading expert in Pagan studies Professor Ronald Hutton explores Gardner’s story and experiences first-hand Wicca’s growing influence throughout Britain today. Born of […]

    A Very British Witchcraft!

    The extraordinary story of Britain’s fastest-growing religious group – the modern pagan witchcraft of Wicca – and of its creator, an eccentric Englishman called Gerald Gardner. Historian and leading expert in Pagan studies Professor Ronald Hutton explores Gardner’s story and experiences first-hand Wicca’s growing influence throughout Britain today. Born of […]

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  • In True Horror, Anthony explores the truth behind the long established Hollywood Myths of Vampires, Demons, Werewolves, Witches and Zombies and discovers that behind the stories we’ve all seen on the Silver Screen lie even more disturbing origins. Unlike other documentaries where the presenter is based in the studio providing […]

    Witches – True Horror!

    In True Horror, Anthony explores the truth behind the long established Hollywood Myths of Vampires, Demons, Werewolves, Witches and Zombies and discovers that behind the stories we’ve all seen on the Silver Screen lie even more disturbing origins. Unlike other documentaries where the presenter is based in the studio providing […]

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  • An extremely rare documentary about Witchcraft aired once in the UK in 1971. Featuring contributions from Eleanor Bone, Cecil Williamson, Alex & Maxine Sanders [above], Doreen Valiente et al. Very much of its time and with some very rare footage, also includes reference to the famously unsolved murder of Charles […]

    Documentary – The Power Of The Witch!

    An extremely rare documentary about Witchcraft aired once in the UK in 1971. Featuring contributions from Eleanor Bone, Cecil Williamson, Alex & Maxine Sanders [above], Doreen Valiente et al. Very much of its time and with some very rare footage, also includes reference to the famously unsolved murder of Charles […]

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  • Back in the days of Witch Trials and Mathew Hopkins, the Witch Finder General, many people, mostly women but not exclusively, where tried as witches. Some were burned at the stake, others drowned and some beheaded. These were barbaric and superstitious times, many people lived in terror and suspicion of […]

    The Witch Of Scrapfaggot Green!

    Back in the days of Witch Trials and Mathew Hopkins, the Witch Finder General, many people, mostly women but not exclusively, where tried as witches. Some were burned at the stake, others drowned and some beheaded. These were barbaric and superstitious times, many people lived in terror and suspicion of […]

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  • A grimoire /ɡrɪmˈwɑr/ is a textbook of magic. Such books typically include instructions on how to create magical objects like talismans and amulets, how to perform magical spells, charms and divination and also how to summon or invoke supernatural entities such as angels, spirits, and demons. In many cases, the […]

    What Is A Grimoire?

    A grimoire /ɡrɪmˈwɑr/ is a textbook of magic. Such books typically include instructions on how to create magical objects like talismans and amulets, how to perform magical spells, charms and divination and also how to summon or invoke supernatural entities such as angels, spirits, and demons. In many cases, the […]

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  • The following set of thirteen principles was adopted by the Council of American Witches, in April, 1974. 1: We practice rites to attune ourselves with the natural rhythm of life forces marked by the phases of the Moon and the seasonal Quarters and Cross Quarters. 2: We recognize that our […]

    The 13 Goals Of A Witch!

    The following set of thirteen principles was adopted by the Council of American Witches, in April, 1974. 1: We practice rites to attune ourselves with the natural rhythm of life forces marked by the phases of the Moon and the seasonal Quarters and Cross Quarters. 2: We recognize that our […]

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  • October 31st This is the beginning of the Celtic and Wiccan New Year. Samhain is Irish-Gaelic for ‘the Summer’s end’, and is pronounced ‘sow-in’. Samhain represented the death of the summer sun god, Lugh. This festival celebrates Nature’s cycle of death and renewal, a time when the Celts acknowledged the […]

    Samhain – An Explanation!

    October 31st This is the beginning of the Celtic and Wiccan New Year. Samhain is Irish-Gaelic for ‘the Summer’s end’, and is pronounced ‘sow-in’. Samhain represented the death of the summer sun god, Lugh. This festival celebrates Nature’s cycle of death and renewal, a time when the Celts acknowledged the […]

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  • The Pendle Witch Trial of 1612 At the assizes at Lancaster in the autumn of 1612, twenty persons, of whom sixteen were women of various ages, were committed for trial, and most of them tried for witchcraft. Their names were: Elizabeth Southerns, alias Demdike Elizabeth Device daughter of Demdike James […]

    The Story Of The Pendle Witches!

    The Pendle Witch Trial of 1612 At the assizes at Lancaster in the autumn of 1612, twenty persons, of whom sixteen were women of various ages, were committed for trial, and most of them tried for witchcraft. Their names were: Elizabeth Southerns, alias Demdike Elizabeth Device daughter of Demdike James […]

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  • Tarot spells are a less common way of doing a ritual but the imagery of a Tarot card can be a powerful tool in your spells. Both of these spells require that you have a deck, or at least one card from a Tarot deck but you can use any […]

    Tarot Spells!

    Tarot spells are a less common way of doing a ritual but the imagery of a Tarot card can be a powerful tool in your spells. Both of these spells require that you have a deck, or at least one card from a Tarot deck but you can use any […]

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