Fri, Aug 13 | Online Event

Journey to the Witches' Sabbath: A Historical and Folkloric Examination

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Journey to the Witches' Sabbath: A Historical and Folkloric Examination

Time & Location

Aug 13, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
Online Event

About the Event

"Grab your broomsticks and pitchforks and come along for an exciting journey to the infamous Witches' Sabbath. In this class we will be traveling back in time to examine and explore the varied historical and folkloric roots of the Sabbath - from early accusations of cannibalism and infaticide to fantastic legends regarding night wandering women and midnight flights. From the depths of the past we will then follow threads back to the present, witnessing how the many disparate threads of Witchlore became interwoven to form modern interpretations of the Sabbath - including those which are found in Wicca and Traditional Witchcraft."

About the Presenter:

Kelden (Minnesota) has been practicing Traditional Witchcraft for more than a decade. His writing has appeared in The Witch's Altar, The New Aradia: A Witch's Handbook to Magical Resistance, and This Witch magazine. Additionally, Kelden is the cocreator of The Traditional Witch's Deck and he authors a blog on the Patheos Pagan channel called By Athame and Stang.

*This class is part of the General Admission & Friday 8/13/21 Day Pass registrations, if you are interested in attending all of the events during this festival, or all of the events offered on Friday 8/13/21, please select the appropriate registration type on our Events & Registration page.*

**Attendees will have access to this recording until the end of 2021 - class recording links will be emailed to attendees within 7 business days of the conclusion of the festival. To protect the IP of our presenters, class recordings will not be downloadable.**

***Your class link will be emailed to you in your confirmation email. If you have not received your registration confirmation email within 24 hours please email***

****PLEASE NOTE: We cannot guarantee that any class registration within 24 hours of the class start time will be admitted to the livestreaming of the class. You will however receive the class recording link within 7 business days of the conclusion of the festival and will have access to the recording for the remainder of 2021****

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