Come and witness another great moment for the pagan community achieved by Doreen the Valiente Foundation and Centre for Pagan Studies and organised in collaboration with Children of Artemis. There will be the unveiling of a commemorative blue plaque for Gerald Gardner at his former home in Highcliffe. Updated on 23 May 2014 with details of timings etc.
2 PM MEET AND GREET We will meet at the Clifftop Car Park, locally known as the Crow’s Nest, off Wharncliffe Road, by the Cliff Hanger Cafe. This will be where our journey begins.
4 PM UNVEILING After we have gathered we will walk via the Mill House where he was initiated, you will have a clear view over the Mill as we pass it on the path. Then we will continue towards the house where Gerald Gardner lived for the unveiling of the blue plaque.
4:30 PM REFRESHMENTS After the unveiling of the plaque for Gerald Gardner you will have time to have a look around the area and buy some refreshments and sample the so special Gerald Gardner cupcakes that will be made specially for the day. Food vendors will be ready outside the house for the gathered crowd.
6:00 PM PROMPT MUSIC AND TALK We will move to Highcliffe Castle for the evening. The evening a the castle will start at 6PM so do not be late because tunes will be played by Damh the Bard. After the music a talk by Philip Heselton, author and expert on Gerald Gardner, Doreen Valiente and the history of Wicca, modern Witchcraft. EVENING EVENT CLOSE AT 8 PM
To book your evening ticket just follow the link: www.geraldgardnerblueplaqu