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These Blogs are relevent to the training group and include information about the main topic or about side topics which are not directly covered in the sessions.  We hope you enjoy them.

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Suggested Reading

Posted on January 3, 2017 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)

We recommend that you read as widely as possible.

 

For those people who are new to the Craft we can recommend the following books.

 

Witchcraft

 

Doreen Valiente's Witchcraft for Tomorrow, ABC of Witchcraft, Witchcraft a Tradition Renewed (with Evan John Jones) and The Rebirth of Witchcraft

Gerald Gardner's Witchcraft Today, The Meaning of Witchcraft and High Magic's Aid

Vivianne Crowley's Wicca the Old Religion in the N...

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What is Initiatory Witchcraft?

Posted on January 3, 2017 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Initiatory Witchcraft (or the Wicca) is part of the Western Mystery Tradition which seeks to give its practitioners direct experience of the Divine as expressed through the mysteries. The word mystery has several meanings and we mean it not as a problem to be solved which is something scientists are very good at, but rather as something that has to be experienced. For example the mysteries of life or of mortality are not scientific questions, but ones of subjective experience and relationsh...

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Starting Out

Posted on October 23, 2016 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)

 

To those just starting out study, learn and practice. Remember that this is your journey and you must take active responsibility for it. To my mind, taking responsibility for your life is one of the most empowering things you can do.

 

Some start by using the KISS method. Keep it simple. Choose one topic at a time and methodically work it. Really study it and then work the methods suggested. Submerge yourself in it. Get really acquainted with the technique...

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The Training Group

Posted on October 21, 2016 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The Suffolk Witchcraft Training group was originally started by Dave and Tricia when they hived from a Gardnerian coven that existed in Norfolk a couple of decades ago. They ran the training for considerable amount of time before deciding that they had done their bit for king and country and handed the training onto me. I have facilitated the group since the year 2000 with my wife Martika joining me in the running of the group since 2010, having done the training herself. We both enjoying ...

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