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 2019 Leaping Hare will take place on Saturday 30th March at our regular venue.
IMPORTANT TRAVEL INFORMATION...
If you would like to book a stall (please note they tend to sell out around six months in advance) contact stalls, offer your skills as a speaker/performer for the 2020 event, or purchase a ticket then please email the address below. Due to changing demands from our insurers, stallholders will need to have their own Market Traders insurance. If you do not have this, talk to us and we can explain what to do.
This site was last updated on 12th February 2019
Tickets are also available from Philippa 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 2019 talks
Subject to change, our programme will include...
Art Slocum's talk ~ Heathenry and Race. Former American police officer specialising in gang crime, Art is now a sociology Masters student and Heathen. He will explore the links between a minority of extreme Heathen groups and racial politics.
Mike Kettle's talk ~ Finding Ley Lines. Mike will explain what ley lines are and how to map them and work with them.
Jo van der Hoeven's talk ~ Riding the Hedge. Jo will talk to us about hedge druidry.
Mike Carrington's talk ~ The Darkening Age. Mike will look at the impact of Christianity on the Classical world in ancient times and how that links to patterns observable in the present.
Anne & Steve Dawson workshop ~ Dowsing. Steve will teach you how to dowse and its various usages.
John Worland's talk ~ John will talk about the campaign he participated in to (successfully) get a memorial to victims of the Witch Trials, accompanied by poetry from Greg McDowell. His aim is to inspire other people to engage with local authorities to get their own memorials.
Suzie Edwards' workshop ~ please bring your own drum to take part in the popular rhythm workshop
Adrienne de Roy's workshop ~ commune with the Egyptian deities
Rob Lummis ~ will be regaling everyone with a Native American story