The Hekate Symposium 2018

The Hekate Symposium, drawing of an icon of Hekate showing her with the radiant crown (indicating a connection to the Sun or Moon) and holding a dagger and snake or whip. Hekate is also sometimes spelled Hecate, which is the Roman transliteration.The Hekate Symposium returns this year to Glastonbury after a three year hiatus!

Program Overview:
Saturday, 22 September

Daytime:  (9:30am till 4pm) Talks by scholars and practitioners, including:
Georgi Mishev PhD,  Karin Rainbird, Cristina Pandolfo, Sorita d’Este and Jake Stratton-Kent.
Evening: (8 till10pm) We celebrate the Goddess’ mysteries with a devotional ceremony, including trance oracle.

The Goddess Hekate, a drawing based on a statue. Showing the Goddess Hekate (or Hecate) holding a dagger and key (note that keys during the Roman and Greek period looked very different from our modern keys!). Sunday, 23 September
Daytime: (10am till 4pm) a selection of workshops in a smaller venue, inviting participants to improve (or learn for the first time) ritual, devotional, herbal, divination and trance oracle skills they will be able to take away and utilize in their personal work.

Workshop presenters include Mary Bruce, Arabela Jade, Oryelle Defenestrate-Bascule and Andrea Angelos.

Saturday (daytime): £35

Saturday (daytime + evening): £42 (strictly limited availability)

Weekend Ticket – Saturday & Sunday (including evening ceremony): £65 (strictly limited availability).  This will give you access to all talks, rituals and workshops.

Sponsor Ticket: Full access to the entire event, with the knowledge that you have made it possible for someone else to attend who otherwise would not be able to afford to attend the event*.

Sunday (daytime): it is possible to book at £16 per workshop (4 workshops in total). Details of how to book these places, if they are available, will be published on Sept. 1.

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* Non-Profit Event! ALL the profits from this event will be donated to a Temple Building Project in Bulgaria.  Nearly 2500 Euros were raised late last year in an online drive for this private project, which has helped the project a great deal.  Every little helps and more information on how you can donate something to this project will be made available here shortly.  The royalties from the Hekate: Her Sacred Fires (which is used towards different non-profit causes each year) project for the period Sept 2017 – Sept 2018 will also be donated to the second round of fundraising for this project. 

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Saturday (day): The Glastonbury Assembly Rooms
Doors open at 9:45am

Saturday (evening ritual): The Avalon Room, Glastonbury Experience Courtyard
Please arrive between 7:45-8:00pm for a prompt 8pm start.

Sunday (day): The Avalon Room, Glastonbury Experience Courtyard
Doors open at 9:30, with the first workshop starting at 10am. 

Speakers & Presenters 2018: