LOVELORE RECLAIMING WITCH CAMP

29 October to 4 November 2022 The LOVELORE RECLAIMING WITCH CAMP is now officially launched! One week of magic practice with reknowned witches from all over the world, in a beautiful location on a Celtic mound in the Ardennes (Belgium). The reservations are now open, so make sure you are early enough to squeeze into…

LOVELORE PODCAST 2: Lou Hart

Elle Monk interviews queer activist witch Lou Hart, on her creative practice with ‘visitors’, on inclusivity in the practice, on possession and aspecting, and of course, on her plans for the 2022 Reclaiming Samhain Witch Camp, which Lovelore organizes in October…

MABON – Fall Equinox

Ritual and ceremony weekend: 23-25/09, with Elle Monk, Ardennes At Mabon, we acknowledge in gratitude the fruits of our harvest. And at the same time, we start preparing for the dark times ahead. This weekend we integrated the Dark and the Light, in celebration of what we achieved, and acceptance of what is to come….

HEKATE

Meet Hekate, Goddess of magic, witchcraft, crossroads, ghost, and necromancy. The queen and goddess of the night, Hekate is known to take trips to the underworld usually at night, accompanied by her hounds and by ghosts and by people that are considered outcasts. In Homer’s version of the myth, the poet writes that Hekate witnessed…

LOVELORE PODCAST 1: Interview with Morgana

Elle Monk (LoveLore Coven) talks to Morgana, USA-based witch and theatre maker and teacher at the Reclaiming Samhain Witch Camp (29/10-4/11/2022). In this podcast we talk about contemporary witchcraft, shapeshifting and aspecting practices, the Reclaiming tradition, and we share some tips for setting up a home altar.

GODDESS ARDUINNA

Meet our local goddess, ARDUINNA! The goddess of the Ardennes Forest, which we will invite for the Samhain Reclaiming witchcamp! In Gallo-Roman religion, Arduinna (also Arduina, Arduinnae or Arduinne) was the eponymous tutelary goddess of the Ardennes Forest and region, thought to be represented as a huntress riding a boar. She is associated with the forest,…

LUNASA – Wheel of the Year

Ritual and ceremony weekend: 29-31/07 – Ardennes Lunasa is the celebration of the beginning of harvest. We move to the higher plains to take stock of what has been accomplished and embrace where we have gotten. Traditionally we move to the top of a hill or mountain and acknowledge what is around. We eat, take…

WITCHCAMP location

We are very happy to show you some pictures of the magic castle in the Belgian Ardennes where the Samhain Reclaiming witchcamp will take place. The exact location will only be revealed to participants. https://lovelore.org/location/

SAMHAIN RECLAIMING WITCH CAMP: Invitation to The Journey

LoveLore and the Reclaiming Witches Team invite you to join us for a one-week-long journey (October 29th to November 4th, 2022) at a beautiful castle, with lake and Celtic mound in the Ardennes. Let us be poor in all but truth, and courage handed down by the old spirits. Let us be intimate with ancestral…

LITHA/MIDSUMMER – Summer Solstice

17-19/06 We, the Lovelore coven, Daughter of Wolves, Lady Lily and Elle, are inviting you for a Midsummer ritual weekend in the Ardennes. Midsummer is the longest day of the year, the time of the sun, the energy of fire, when the goddess has risen into her queen/warrioress self. It is the sabbat of fierce…

IMBOLC

4-6 February 2022 In 2022 we will host a series of ritual workshops and celebrations, connected to the Wheel of the Year. Every weekend is related to the circular journey of the sun, as celebrated in ancient witchcraft. We honor the Spring and Fall Equinox, Summer and Winter Solstices, and the intermediate moments of preparation…