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The Hawthorn – 13th May – 9th June – Tree Lore

The word Druid comes from the Celtic word for Oak …Duir. Ancient Celtic priests believed the trees to be sacred with the oak being the most revered. The oak was thought to possess infinite knowledge and wisdom. The Druids later developed their own form of astrology which incorporated trees. Depending on what month you were […]

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The Willow – 15th April – 12th May – Tree Lore

Trees are sacred to many cultures and have been used throughout time, for both magical and practical purposes. The Druids believed that certain trees would represent the characteristics of a person, in relation to when they were born. Willow – Clairvoyance, Healing, Observer This tree is often found growing in wet and damp conditions near […]

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The Alder 18th March -14th April – Tree Lore

Trees were sacred to the druids. They believed that certain trees would represent the characteristics of a person, in relation to when they were born. Alder – protection, spiritual awareness, self-faith. The Alder is a water loving tree, with its wood being oily and water resistant. Due to this, the Alder’s wood can be used […]

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The Ash 18th February – 17th March – Tree Lore

Trees are sacred to many cultures and have been used throughout time, for both magical and practical purposes. Druids believed that each tree had its own characteristics. If you were born during a month that related to a particular tree you would also have these characteristics. Ash – Spirituality, Strength, intuition and balance In ancient […]

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Imbolc a new beginning…

Imbolc is celebrated at the beginning of February (1st February 2018) it is also known as Oimelc an Irish word, which roughly translated is ‘Ewes Milk’. It was an important festival centred on the new farming season. They hoped that by harnessing divine energies that their labours would be rewarded with a continuous food supply, […]

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The Rowan – 21st January to 17th February – Tree Lore

Ancient Druids believed that trees were sacred and possessed wisdom and knowledge, from throughout the ages. Therefore when creating a system of astrology, trees were an integral part of this. The Druids also believed that each tree had its own characteristics and if you were born during the month relating to a particular tree. You […]

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The Birch – 24th December – 20th January – Tree Lore

The word Druid comes from the Celtic word for Oak …Duir. Ancient Celtic priests believed the trees to be sacred with the oak being the most revered. The oak was thought to possess infinite knowledge and wisdom. The Druids later developed their own form of astrology which incorporated trees. Depending on what month you were […]

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Yule Celebrations…

With Yule being one of the oldest winter celebrations. It will be of no surprise, that many of its traditions have been adapted during the passing of time. Originally a Pagan festival of the Sun and celebrated on the shortest day of the year. The Winter Solstice was a celebration marking the return of the […]

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The Festival of Yule

The Winter Solstice was actually celebrated long before, Christmas was in Britain. Held on the shortest day of the year – which in 2017 will be the 21st December. Pagans would look to the future, the return of the Sun and the rebirth of nature. Many pagan festivals are centred on the Sun and the […]

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A Charmed life…

Throughout the world people will often use charms, to attract or protect against various energies. There are many different types of symbols and materials used and these will often be referred to as one of the following… Amulets these are objects which are thought to have natural magical properties, usually used for protection or drawing […]

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