Leaping Hare Pagan Convention in Colchester, Essex, UK

Pagan Convention, Colchester


This is the website for the annual Leaping Hare convention, which is held every spring in Colchester, Essex, Britain. We will update this site with information about each forthcoming convention, as well as featuring reviews of previous years.

The 2016 convention went very well and I think those attending will agree that the quality of talks and workshops was high this year. We'd like to thank Derek, Adrienne, Oscar, Terry, Sam, Nick, Kim & Andrew, and Clan Ogma for all their sterling performances. Our thanks go to all the volunteers on the day ~ particularly Venetia for coordinating everything, John for manning the door, Terry for emceeing and booking the stalls, and Barry for opening the day. Without the volunteers from the Colchester Pagan Network, this event could simply not happen. We would also like to thank the stallholders, readers, and of course the people who attended on the day for making the whole event so enjoyable.

If you would like to book a stall (please note they tend to sell out quite a few months in advance) contact stalls, offer your skills as a speaker/performer for the 2017 event on March 25th, or purchase a ticket then please email the address below.

This site was last updated on 15th February 2017

Tickets are also available from Philipa on 07564 28823807564 or via [email protected]

Ticket prices are £6.50 in advance, or £8 on the door. Disabled people bringing non-pagan carers can request a free ticket for one carer.


Planned 2016 talks

Subject to change, our programme will include...

Keziah Osborne's talk ~ Honouring the Sacred Feminine Cycles. Exploring the gifts of the inner feminine moon cycles and how we can connect with the sacred feminine cycles as a tool for empowerment, understanding and deeper connection within and without. For our selves, relationships, community, and the earth.

Jonathan Boddam-Whetham's talk ~ Everyday Cabala. tbc

Sergeant Andrew Pardy's talk ~ Pagan Policing. Tbc.

Robert Lummis's talk ~ The Lakota Eagle. This is the legend of one of the Native re-creation stories, a tale handed down by the Grandfathers and told by the great storytellers of the tribe.

Fiona Dowson's workshop ~ learn the ancient art of tablet weaving

Suzie Edwards' workshop ~ please bring your own drum to take part in the popular rhythm workshop

Adrienne de Roy's workshop ~ commune with the Triad of Egyptian deities (Ast, Asur & Heru)



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