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Wheel of the Year: The Eight Pagan Holidays


IDEA - Kids would love doing this. If its not Autumn, maybe try summer leaves dried in airing cupboard, then paint with acrylics.


Autumn Equinox: Sep 21 - 23. Second festival of the season of harvest (Second Harvest) and the point of the year when once again day and night are equal. The Druids call this celebration, Mea'n Fo'mhair, and honour The Green Man, the God of the Forest, by offering libations to the trees. The Welsh know this time as 'Alban Elfed', meaning 'light of autumn'. References to the Welsh god Mabon ap Mydron (Mabon, Son of Modron, or ‘Great Son of the Great Mother’) date back well over a thousand…


One of the most transformative (magical) times of the year is March 10-20 when the Sun is in the X of Cups "rainbow connection" decan (10 degree part) of Pisces. This time is for active dreaming - and for transforming whatever stands in way of dreams being realized. This is the time to catch the leprechaun that will lead us to the pot of gold.