Pagan Pride Parade London – is a free street-based public event.. oldest of its kind in the world, and now in it’s 21st year!! This is where all the pagans, witches, wizards, druids, new agers and ordinary pagan folks come together …to celebrate their path…with a flamboyant parade. Previously organised by Jeanette Ellis for 13 years as part of Beltane Bash.
This year’s Pagan Pride Parade London took place on Sunday 12th May 2019. We’ll keep you posted about updates / info here (at Pagan Frontiers of London).
Usual gathering place / travel info:
Gather in Russell Square Park, by central Fountain area, near the cafe from 11.30am. At 12noon we’ll be ready to start the procession – with sections of people, banners, drummers & morris dancer groups, large God & Goddess effigies and more.
Procession ends at Russell Square Park.. where many participants dance around a public fountain, and continue to sing/ chant and socialise.
Some people stay on to have a picnic in the park. Others go to some of their favourite Pubs for a few drinks and continue socials and networking.
What to bring/ wear?
Wear pagan costumes & masks
Bring drums & portable musical instruments,
Bring banners to carry …either about Paganism or about your own pagan groups..
NOTE: Beltane Bash is no longer running. But here is an online listing of Beltane BAsh 2005 that we discovered (This is an edited version of the PR)- Mani Navasothy
BELTANE BASH 2005
Nearest Station:Holborn. Times:12 noon until 8pm. Admission:£12 one day. £20 two days.
ALL PROFIT TO RAVENS WOOD CONSERVATION
**!!The Oldest PAGAN PRIDE PARADE in the World!!**
Come join the parade and make the 8th year the longest YET!!
Led by traditional Giants, The Morrigan, Bran and The Jack in The Green, Old Man Thunder & Old Dame Holder, Herne & Andred, Fairies and Bogies! Parade will start from Conway Hall at 10.30am on Sunday, all comers are welcome.
So dress in fancy dress or just in bright colours with greenery or masked if you choose.
Bring a drum, and join the fun!
Parade finishing at The International BELTANE BASH
Programme for Beltans Bash 2005
FREE Entertainment, FREE Lectures, FREE Workshops
A warm welcome to all traditions and newcomers to Paganism especially.
Massive CRAFT MARKET!
Free Speakers and workshops
Ivo Domingues from America* Kevin &Kathy Rowan-Drewitt *Mary and Jim Rands* Francis Cameron* *Kloe Fanthorpe *Rick Gibson* Liz Crow and Kate Ward* Alan Craw* *Steve Wilson* Rob Stephenson* Jon Randall * Lee Davies* Childrens Workshop
Opening Ritual by Harmonic Concordance
Saltdog* Almaru 111* Daughters of Gaia* Hunters Moon Morris * Naughty Fairies and Bogies* *Daughters of the Nile- Oriental Dancers* *Black Rat* The Henge*
The fest ends with Grand Witchcraft Beltane Ritual by The Raven and The Rose
Organised by Jeanette and Paul of Caduceus Jewellers.