Vancouver Island Pagan Pride welcomes Hekate’s Torch!
Canadian Pagan Rock band formed by Femi Heqet aka Mohana – vocals, melody and synth, Robert Johnson – guitar and lyrics and Ebony Heqet Johnson, mascot. May Her Torch Be With You!
Robert Johnson and Femi Heqet are Hekate’s Torch, Robert is a poet and a songwriter who plays guitar and saxophone. He enjoys mixing and recording original music.
Femi Heqet, aka Mohana is a Brazilian singer/songwriter who started singing and acting at the age of 5. Wrote her first poems at the age of 16. Soprano for the Amazon Choir conducted by Dirson Costa from 1998 to 2001. Started singing professionally and composing her first songs in English in 1999 in Alternative Rock style. Awarded for the play “Reflexiones de la Naturaleza” in Tena – Ecuador, 1st prize at the Drama and Music Festival/2010, as writer and producer. Awarded for the Best play soundtrack in the 5th Amazon Drama Festival together with Mikelane de Almeida and Douglas Rodrigues. Many shows performed live in Brazil, Venezuela and Ecuador.
See and hear Hekate’s Torch perform at Vancouver Island Pagan Pride Day August 17th!
Visit Hekate’s Torch online
Vancouver Island Pagan Pride welcomes back Circle of the Sacred Muse and the Aquarian Tabernacle Church of Canada!
The Circle of the Sacred Muse is an open Wiccan community serving Courtenay, Comox, Campbell River and the surrounding communities on Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. We celebrate the Sabbats and Full Moons – our rituals are open to the public to attend. We also have informal “coffee cauldrons,” where we can meet, share experiences, and have fun.
Our circle is accepting of all, regardless of race, gender or orientation. Whether you are an experienced covener, new to the craft or just curious, you are welcome here. As we are told in the Charge of the Goddess, we bring “mirth and reverence” to our rituals.
Circle of the Sacred Muse is an affiliate of the Aquarian Tabernacle Church of Canada. Visit them online, and then come visit them at Vancouver Island Pagan Pride Day!
Vancouver Island Pagan Pride welcomes Adventures in Writing!
As the author of the creative memoir, The Chocolate Pilgrim, Marie is passionate about writers and writing. She supports each person to find and develop their unique voice, whether it’s in a one-to-one coaching program, a writing workshop, or longer retreat. At Pagan Pride, she’ll be writing Haiku by request. Come and stop by for your personalized poem. Be prepared to be amazed by the powerful words that emerge.
Visit Adventures in Writing at Vancouver Island Pagan Pride on August 17th!
Online at Adventures in Writing
Vancouver Island Pagan Pride welcomes Emma Heitzmann Art Studio!
Emma makes pottery that both mimics and represents several species of mushroom, that dances with bees, and that offers daily practice of prayer and noticing.
Visit Emma at Vancouver Island Pagan Pride on August 17th!
Online at Emma Heitzmann Art Studio
Vancouver Island Pagan Pride welcomes Walks Within!
Mary is a professional Life Coach and Reiki Master Teacher. She has been leading sacred circle since 2000, and writing guided meditations since 2001. She has been reading tarot as a hobby since 1995, and professionally since 2014. Her mission is to help you uncover the Divine within yourself, to reconnect to your Soul’s wisdom, and to help you find the path that is right for YOU.
Mary will be offering tarot readings and guided meditation CDS. Her husband, David, will be accompanying her with his hand painted miniatures – including miniature Gods and Goddesses! – and custom chess sets.
Visit Walks Within at Vancouver Island Pagan Pride on August 17th
Online at Walks Within
Vancouver Island Pagan Pride welcomes Garry Oak Protogrove!
Vancouver Island Druids is a group for people who currently identify as Druid or for people just interested in finding out what that Druidy-thing is all about! The Garry Oak Protogrove is a grove of ADF (Ár nDraíocht Féin: A Druid Fellowship) members, although everyone is welcome to join in our rituals. We are committed to providing public rituals with trained clergy for the holy days as much as is possible.
Visit Garry Oak Protogrove at Vancouver Island Pagan Pride on August 17th!
Online at Garry Oak Protogrove
Vancouver Island Pagan Pride welcomes Our Dark Room!
Our Dark Room is a husband and wife duo located in Victoria BC. They specialize in Dark Arts such as ethically sourced home oddities and custom made jewelry! All of their products were either hand sourced or found by friends/family naturally. Absolutely no animals were harmed or hunted for the purpose of our art! They respect the circle of life and follow mother natures guidance in finding and preserving these beautiful artifacts.
Visit Our Dark Room at Vancouver Island Pagan Pride on August 17th!
Online at Our Dark Room
Vancouver Island Pagan Pride welcomes back Mystic Mountain Lodge!
David Zunker has 40 years of experience Reading Tarot. He conducts personal Psychic Tarot, Palms, and may do some mediumship. As an experienced Reader, he endeavors to provide his clients with a practical look into their future.
Dallas is a Three Cord Witch of the 13th House School.
David and Dallas will be holding sacred space at their booth. David offers Palm and Tarot Readings. David has been an Astrologer and Tarot Reader for 40+ years. And, they may have a few crafts to sell. They are there for you to chat about human life on Earth, all things Witchy and Pagan. Together they hold over 45 years of experience as practitioners of Magic and Pagan practice. Please check out David’s workshop.
Visit David and Dallas at Vancouver Island Pagan Pride on August 17th!
Online at Mystic Mountain Lodge
Vancouver Island Pagan Pride welcomes GIFTS (Global Initiatives Fair Trade Store)!
Part of the Fair Trade network, G.I.F.T.S. sells goods from producers around the world guaranteeing them a fair share of the value of their work.
GIFTS Fair Trade is a small business that brings fair trade products from the developing world and offers them for sale at markets on Vancouver Island. In doing so, we help artisans find an audience for their wares and ensure they get a fair price for their products.
Diane and Nick Cacciato, the owners of GIFTS – Global Initiatives Fair Trade Store, have traveled extensively, and as long-time educators, are both committed to the principles of social justice. They have been involved with GIFTS for several years and when the opportunity to buy the business came up, they jumped at the chance to keep GIFTS alive and well in the Cowichan Valley.
Visit GIFTS at Vancouver Island Pagan Pride on August 17th!
Online at GIFTS
Vancouver Island Pagan Pride welcomes Catch a Star Studio!
Silver jewellery, rose gold jewellery, elk horn goddesses, polished stones, elemental wands, stone pendulums, smudge kits, Dragon ware jewellery, Dragon eye potions and more.
Visit Catch a Star Studio at Vancouver Island Pagan Pride on August 17th!