Autumn Equinox

Autumn Equinox

As we head into autumn the energy starts to settle and quieten down as we start the preparation for the winter months.  We have the autumn equinox, in the Northern hemisphere in September, a time once again where day and night are of equal lengths.  We start to notice...
Lammas –  Summer Quarter Festival

Lammas – Summer Quarter Festival

Lammas comes midway between the Summer solstice and the Autumn equinox, falling at the end of July and the beginning of August. It is a celebration of summer and the start of gathering in the grain harvests as we very slowly make our way towards the Autumn equinox. ...
Welcome Summer Solstice

Welcome Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice – the longest day and shortest night, a turning point in the solar year.  Midsummer’s eve is an opportunity to stay up all night to watch the sunrise and celebrate the longest day in our year.  It is often celebrated on top of a hill or amongst ancient...
Giving Back to Nature

Giving Back to Nature

Over the past year more of us have found or been introduced to a deeper connection with nature.  During lockdown and possibly working from home we have found time to be outdoors and notice what is around us. There was no distraction from the shops being open, not able...
Beltane – “Bright Fire”

Beltane – “Bright Fire”

The time between the Spring equinox and the Summer equinox is known as Beltane.  It continues the time of creativity and fertility that started to emerge in early Spring, with dates usually between 30 April and 2 May each year. This is the time when nature really gets...
Abundance from Nature

Abundance from Nature

September is the month for gathering in the harvest and making use of the bounty in the hedgerows.  Since we were first on this Earth we have been making use of Mother’s Nature generosity and abundance to help us get through the darker leaner months of winter. This...