Monday, February 03, 2014

Glastonbury Goddess Conference 2014

The 19th annual Glastonbury Goddess Conference will begin July 29 and run through August 3, with fringe events beginning July 26, Kathy Jones, conference organizer, announced. The theme of this year's conference is "Celebrating the Crone Goddess: The Cauldron & the Loom." The conference is held in Glastonbury, England, aka Avalon, also the location of the Glastonbury Goddess Temple. The Conference traditionally culminates with a parade through Glastonbury (see video below for last year's).

"Come and enjoy this amazing Transformational Spiritual and Bodily Experience held within the temenos of the Sacred Isle of Avalon, in which Priestesses, Presenters and Participants journey together through Sacred Ceremony, Presentations, Workshops & Performances, moving ever more deeply into the Heart of the Mysteries of the Crone Goddess." Kathy wrote.  "Come for a day or for an ultimate life-changing Goddess experience participate in the whole Conference!!"

Among the announced presenters are Anique Radiant-Heart, Carolyn Hillyer, Dragonsfly, Kathy Jones, Jane Meredith, Julie Felix, Kellianna, Starhawk, Terence Meaden, Tricia Szirom, and Wendy Rule.

Among the art exhibitions:
--Carolyn Hillyer: The House of the Ancient Weavers, including:  "The Loom of Ancient Weavers," "The Tomb of Ashes and Earth," "The Old Women’s Weaving Room," and "Old Woman’s Face through Young Woman’s Eye."  Carolyn and Annabel du Boulay will coordinate the creation of a Death Road to be sewn by volunteers during the conference and walked in Ceremony.
--Tiana Pitman: "Crow and Crone."
--And work of Ange Massey, Foosiya, Miller, Gwen Davies, Vikki Shillingform, and Kent Goddess Temple.

The full Conference programme is here. The full fringe program is here.

Here's video from last year's Procession (thank you, You Tube.):

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