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Pagan Festival Tips

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1. Nudity at Festivals

2. Introduction

3. Festival FAQ's

4. Matters of Etiquette

5. Pet Peeves

6. KidCraft: Parental Rights and Responsibilities

7. Helpful Hints for Camping events

8. Festival FAQ's (part II)

9. Fire Safety

10. Dancing The Fires: Gardians for Your Safety and Security

11. Psychic Self Defense for Festivals (and beyond)

12. Reservation Roulette

13. Public Circles & Rituals - Pros / Cons, Stay or Go?


Pagan Festival Tips ...
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Year: 2009

  • An Open Letter to Pagan Parents - Lupa [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Dear Pagan Parents, First off, a caveat—this may or may not concern you. In the event that you and/or your children genuinely do not resemble this letter, please be assured that this is a much-appreciated fact. However, in ... Posted: February 15th. 2009   Views: 5,342   - [ Full Article ]

Year: 2003

  • Event Expectations - Part I - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    In the last decade it's been my pleasure and privilege to speak at over 200 neo-pagan events. Some were great, some good, some not so good, but at each one everyone involved had specific expectations. And in our humanness not all ... Posted: March 2nd. 2003   Views: 7,624   - [ Full Article ]

  • Event Expectations - Part II - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Recently I became aware that some Organizers distain "professionals" (those of us who have made community service our full time jobs) because that somehow must mean we're only in it for the money (not for the love of it). Now hone ... Posted: March 2nd. 2003   Views: 6,325   - [ Full Article ]

Year: 2002

  • Psychic Self Defense for Festivals (and beyond) - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    As you begin to attend festivals you'll also start to notice that there's a lot of psychological and spiritual drama that occurs at these events... typically in the last day or two of the gathering. Why is that? What can you do to ... Posted: August 28th. 2002   Views: 13,889   - [ Full Article ]

  • Public Circles & Rituals - Pros / Cons, Stay or Go? - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    I recently received an email from someone who had gone to an open Circle and came away very disappointed. It was poorly organized, the songs too complex, and overall it seemed tossed together with no more thought than a green sala ... Posted: June 30th. 2002   Views: 13,660   - [ Full Article ]

  • Duties, Care & Feeding of Guest Speakers & Artists - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    In keeping with the overall theme of our Festival series, this article is directed to both the guest speakers/artists and festival coordinators. Putting together a GOOD gathering isn't easy, and you need "names" to put on your adv ... Posted: May 26th. 2002   Views: 11,021   - [ Full Article ]

  • Mundane Health & Safety at Gatherings & Festivals - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    In the past decade I've seen people write and talk about psychic self-defense for a variety of settings including the festival circuit. And I agree that this subject is very important. However, it occurs to me that I hear very lit ... Posted: November 3rd. 2002   Views: 10,937   - [ Full Article ]

Year: 2000

  • Nudity at Festivals - Sia@FullCircle [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Why You Can't Always Bare Allby SiaThe Third Wave of Modern Paganism is upon us and with it comes a splendid form of event; one that balances our need for community with a respect for personal boundaries, and celebrate ... Posted: June 9th. 2000   Views: 118,291   - [ Full Article ]

  • Introduction - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    My mother always told me "If you want something done, find a busy person"... Turns out she was, as always, correct.Trish Telesco is not only a busy person but one that DOES effect change in our community with her many book ... Posted: May 6th. 2000   Views: 114,055   - [ Full Article ]

  • Festival FAQ's - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Festival season is blossoming like the earth itself, and the number of gatherings and events around the world is growing likewise. So this is the perfect time to examine some basic helps and hints that will make everyone's festiva ... Posted: May 7th. 2000   Views: 24,317   - [ Full Article ]

  • Matters of Etiquette - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    No matter the type of event you're attending, there are general unspoken rules of pagan etiquette that should be followed contientiously. Many of these rules come under the heading of common sense, but that all too often is in sho ... Posted: June 4th. 2000   Views: 19,235   - [ Full Article ]

  • Pet Peeves - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Neo-pagans and witches are notorious animal lovers. This isn't a bad thing, but there times and places for our creature features, and times when animals are best kept at home. Since I know that this article will cause a flurry of ... Posted: May 8th. 2000   Views: 17,537   - [ Full Article ]

  • KidCraft: Parental Rights and Responsibilities - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    There are more and more people who are bringing up children in the Craft. This means that our events are bound to have some children in attendance at least some of the time. This is a wonderful thing, because our children represen ... Posted: June 4th. 2000   Views: 16,808   - [ Full Article ]

  • Helpful Hints for Camping events - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    (with thanks to Kiwi Carlisle for sharing ideas!) Find out what areas are designated as quite sites, and honor that boundary (note" this is a good choice of camping areas for fam ... Posted: May 31st. 2000   Views: 16,611   - [ Full Article ]

  • Festival FAQ's (part II) - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    (with thanks to Silver Wolf and Aradia -- Iron Web Coven) I notice a lot of people with athames and other magickal gear at events. How should these be treated? ... Posted: May 31st. 2000   Views: 15,565   - [ Full Article ]

  • Fire Safety - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    When people are enjoying themselves at festivals sometimes little things get neglected. One thing in particular is fire safety. Indoor events, while lacking in a ritual fire, still contain candles (usually) and most buildings have ... Posted: May 8th. 2000   Views: 15,347   - [ Full Article ]

  • Dancing The Fires: Gardians for Your Safety and Security - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Woad Warrior's Guardian Guild: ("We're tickled blue to work with you")by RowanIMPORTANT NOTE: The following is NOT from any particular organ ... Posted: June 15th. 2000   Views: 14,779   - [ Full Article ]

  • Reservation Roulette - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    All festivals, lectures, workshops, and similar events have a point person who handles reservations. One of the things that's really sad, however, is that very few pagans are good about making advance reservations for just about a ... Posted: May 8th. 2000   Views: 13,675   - [ Full Article ]

  • Merchanting at Gatherings, Events & Festivals - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    For those of us in the community who need to pay bills, and who have a pagan-friendly business, merchanting is a great opportunity to cover a festival's costs and offer a service to the community. Nonetheless, many of us don't kno ... Posted: June 4th. 2000   Views: 13,381   - [ Full Article ]

  • Serving those that Serve - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    While this really applies to our community all the time, not just at festivals, one thing of which we could use more are helpful hands. No one wants to see a festival coordinator, his or her staff, speakers, healers, and visionari ... Posted: May 8th. 2000   Views: 13,301   - [ Full Article ]

  • Hosting a Festival, Gathering or Lecture - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    There are moments in many a neo-pagan's life that we think serendipitously that we can do it "better" than someone else... that our vision of a festival will work marvelously and become an immediate success. Think again.Cr ... Posted: June 15th. 2000   Views: 13,011   - [ Full Article ]

  • Workshops at Festivals - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Thinking of offering your services at an event or gathering as a lecturer/teacher or workshop presenter? For the most part this is something I think everyone should experience at least once, if for no other reason than to walk a m ... Posted: June 7th. 2000   Views: 12,960   - [ Full Article ]

  • INDEX: Author Profile & Index - Patricia Telesco [Witchvox Sponsor]

    Patricia Telesco is the mother of three, wife, chief human to 5 pets, and a full-time professional author with more than 30 metaphysical books on the market. These include Goddess in my Pocket, the Futuretelling, The Herbal Arts, ... Posted: June 8th. 2000   Views: 12,818   - [ Full Article ]

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