Feb Thu 2
Also called Oimelc and Candlemas, Imbolc celebrates the awakening of the land and the growing power of the Sun.
Mar Tue 20
Spring Equinox celebrates the renewed life of the Earth that comes with the Spring.
May Tue 1
Pagans celebrate Beltane with maypole dances, symbolizing the mystery of the Sacred Marriage of Goddess and God.
Jun Wed 20
Longest day of the year
Aug Wed 1
A harvest festival and one of the Pagan festivals of Celtic origin which split the year into four.
Sep Sat 22
This day is celebrated when day and night are of equal duration.
Oct Wed 31
Samhain (pronounced 'sow'inn') marks the Feast of the Dead. Many Pagans also celebrate it as the old Celtic New Year (although some mark this at Imbolc).
Dec Fri 21
Yule is the time of the winter solstice, when the sun child is reborn, an image of the return of all new life born through the love of the Gods. Within the Northern Tradition Yule is regarded as the New Year.