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debisioux

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Summer Solstice Festival
« on: June 13, 2007, 03:52:14 PM »
Summer Solstice Ritual/Medieval Banquet/Treasure Hunt

Event Details: Thursday Evening of 21/6/07
Summer Solstice Ritual

Friday Evening of 22/6/07
Medieval Banquet

Come attired as your favourite celtic warrior, maiden, goddess or
legend and chew on the leg of a spit roasted ox (or similar!!!) Music, merry
making and all the fun you can handle as we celebrate the zenith of the
solar year with style in the beautiful surroundings of this charming
old mill.
Ballydugan Mill, Drumcullen Road
Downpatrick
Live music by 'Talking Drum' - a Irish/Zimbabwean collaboration who
have never finished a gig without an encore.
TICKETS NOW ON SALE from the shop in Downpatrick. Tickets can also be
posted out or collected at St Georges market Belfast on Fridays before
1pm (you will find us infront of the clock) . Let us know where you are
from and we will do our best to get tickets to you. LAST DATE TO
PURCHASE TICKETS IS MONDAY 18TH jUNE
Adults £20.00
Children £5.00

Saturday Afternoon 23/6/07
Solstice Themed ‘ Treasure Hunt around the Ancient Pagan Sites of Co
Down

Meet at Secrets of the Earth @ 2pm
This will be a great day out for the whole family or groups of friends,
indulge in intrigue as you chase the sun around dolmens, stone circles
and all sorts of sacred and unexpected places to see who will find and
win the hidden treasure - that is if you can find your way past the
many door keepers and sinister guardians who will lurk upon the route - to
help or to hinder you? You’ll only ever find out if you take part. So
go on, accept the challenge, gather up some friends and family and give
it a go.
At the final destination we will all gather together for a pagan picnic
£10.00 per Car (pay at Secrets of the Earth on the day)

For Further Details Contact [email protected]
Or telephone 028 44 616090

Event Location: unit 21 down business park in Downpatrick

debisioux

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Re: Summer Solstice Festival
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2007, 04:30:47 PM »
Amendment to above, last date to purchase tickets for the banquet is SAT 16th JUNE.

BLOOMFIELD

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Re: Summer Solstice Festival
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2007, 09:44:51 PM »
Deb

Will you be cooking up " a Brew " in your big black cauldron. ;)
Global Warming is determined by the AlgoreRythmn used....

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debisioux

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Re: Summer Solstice Festival
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2007, 10:04:03 PM »
Not that night Bloom. It's getting a wee rest and I'll be at the spit roasted ox  :D

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Re: Summer Solstice Festival
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2007, 07:36:14 AM »
If you are cooking naked, watch out for grease splatter. :o
Global Warming is determined by the AlgoreRythmn used....

Someone said; "It is easier to deceive people, than convince them that they are deceived"

debisioux

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Re: Summer Solstice Festival
« Reply #5 on: June 14, 2007, 01:47:28 PM »
Nah, I'm going in fancy dress, Lady Godiva DID cross my mind but given the present weather and all. .. :(

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Re: Summer Solstice Festival
« Reply #6 on: June 14, 2007, 02:06:28 PM »
Hardly summer weather but I hope it picks up a bit (a lot) for your festival. :)
http://www.witchvox.com/vn/ev/ukgb5_ev.html

I dont know the difference between pagan,wiccan etc and all that about spiritual pathways. The website looks interesting,wasnt aware there was such a following locally.

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debisioux

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Re: Summer Solstice Festival
« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2007, 02:39:22 PM »
Yeah Bam, witchvox only has the tip of the Iceberg over here. For every 1 that puts a profile up there's about 20 that don't. The Pagan Community in Northern Ireland is HUGE , all following different aspects of Paganism.
There's also a load of local Yahoo Paganism/earthbased spirituality groups too.

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Re: Summer Solstice Festival
« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2007, 02:47:34 PM »
Thanks for the reply Deb,I'm just trying to work out what it all means!

How is a pagan different from a wiccan for example? ???

Really had no idea there was so much interest in this locally.

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debisioux

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Re: Summer Solstice Festival
« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2007, 03:02:46 PM »
Pagan is the Umbrella term that covers Wicca, traditional Witchcraft, Druidism , Thelema etc etc etc. It's worth taking an hour out to do some googling if it interests you in any way.
I don't follow any one path as such, so I'm eclectic, Wicca was never for me , done the coven thing and again not for me. I have a profile in there site you mentioned under yellow sapphire.
The cafe , Arcadia in North Street Arcade was , to many the heart of Belfast Paganism as there were so many of us used to commune there for the craic. The Belfast Pagan Moot used to meet there.