22nd Annual Samhain Ritual and Spiral Dance

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Vancouver Reclaiming presents 22nd Annual Samhain Ritual and Spiral Dance Fundraiser

When: Sunday October 26th, 2014 

Where: Unceded Salish Territory – Maritime Labour Centre, 1880 Triumph Street (map)

More info and for info on Vancouver Ticket Sales go to the Ritual page of this website or visit the FB event page.

And DON’T FORGET to share the event with others. Please feel free to print and share the flyer in your neighbourhood and favourite haunts.

PLEASE HAVE PERMISSION BEFORE POSTING AS UNAUTHORIZED POSTINGS MAY INCUR FINES 🙁

2014Samhain  (Click here for PDF)

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SUMMER SOLSTICE RITUAL CANCELED!

Due to lack of volunteers, we have made the decision to cancel the Summer Solstice Ritual this Sunday June 22 10AM. Have a beautiful and blessed Solstice…..see you at Lammas.

Blessed Be,

Vancouver Reclaiming Public Ritual Planning Pod.

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Witches Cauldron – A Monthly Social Gathering

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  Sunday, June 22nd, 1:00-3:00pm   

  Heartwood Community Café 

317 E. Broadway, near Kingsway

                                   Vancouver  –   Unceded Coast Salish Territories
 
All are welcome to this social gathering of Witches.  
 
Those attending the 10am ritual at Jericho will have plenty of time to get to the Heartwood Cafe for this 1:00 Cauldron.  Bring the magick with you.  Let’s get together and talk about our connection to summer, memories of times past and hopes for the current time.
 
We look to everyone to co-create a space that is safe and comfortable.  Please refrain from wearing scented products. Reclaiming events are alcohol and drug-free.
 
There is no fee for attending.  You could order some (highly recommended for its deliciousness) food or drinks, or/and make a donation for the use of the space.   
  
RSVP’s are appreciated.  Email Lily at justbabushka@yahoo.com .   There is limited space, and knowing the size of the group in advance helps in preparing the room. Thanks.
 
Blessed be.
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Summer Solstice Public Ritual

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“Going into the Darkness, We embrace our Shadow, and

Bring it forth into the

Light of Summer Solstice”

 

Visit the dark self in the brightness of the year, bring food to share, a donation

for indoor ritual costs in the winter, water to drink, bring a mirror big enough to

see in, comfortable sitting if needed, dress flamboyantly, wear a mask, bring

noise makers, and a very large scarf that will cover your head completely.

 

 

Sunday June 22nd  10 am 

Jericho Beach (near the area of the Folk Festival—marked by streamers)

 

 

All Reclaiming events are drug and alcohol free. Please refrain from wearing scents

 

To volunteer for a role: contact Ashtare at valkryie@telus.net

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Athena’s Shield – the Art of Self-Protection – Take 2

In this workshop we will:

• Honour what has wounded us and where we are vulnerable and where we are strong.

• Explore magical and practical tools of self protection.

• Build a magical shield (materials provided including wood, hide, metal, and stones).

• Create pathways of knowing when to raise and when to lower our shields.

Some situations and circumstances are painful. They can leave us reeling, confused or feeling attacked. Other times we may find ourselves bundled up and over protected, regretting that our armour has isolated us from life. Here we will explore when to lower our shields and when to raise them using ritual and art to find balance, unexpected strengths, and ways of walking in the world. Come and explore the Art of Self Protection with us as we Wield the Shield. This work will be held in ritual space in a small intimate group.

Bramble: Reclaiming Witch and Rosen Method Bodyworker. Her magical work centres on depth, presence and the textures of experience as a portal to mystery steeped in symbolism, myth and dreams. Bramble brings magic into everyday lived reality.

Wild Grace: Art Therapist and Artist. She believes in the magical power of art-making as a way to ignite inner knowing and fuel our journeys into new knowing. Wild Grace loves to work with art-based healing tools that help keep our creative spark lit.

Location:  Blue Spark Art Studio (#210 – 2190 Fir Street, near West 6th Ave)

Cost: $55 – $85, sliding scale – pay what you can
Materials: provided

To register call Wild Grace 778-688-2827 or email dunlopcatherine@gmail.com

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Witch’s Cauldron – May Gathering

Sunday May 18th  12:30-2:30pm

Heartwood Community Cafe

317 E Broadway (near Kingsway) – Vancouver

Unceded Salish Territory

A new monthly witchy gathering has begun!

It started as the Chat N Chew, designed for newcomers and those interested in learning about Reclaiming.  It has morphed into a place where Reclaiming Witches gather to connect socially or spiritually, both or other.  Conversation, laughter, discovery, magick.  Delicious food and hot drinks. Our own private windowed space.    The Cauldron.

Each gathering will be what those present make it.  This is a time for us to come together and just ‘be’.

Newcomers are welcome.

We will look to everyone to co-create a space that is safe and comfortable.  Please refrain from wearing scented products.  All Reclaiming events are alcohol and drug-free.

There is no fee for attending.  You could order some brunch, lunch, snacks, drinks or/and make a donation for the use of the space.

RSVP’s are appreciated. Email Lily at justbabushka@yahoo.com .   There is limited space, and knowing the size of the group in advance helps in preparing the space.

Blessed be.

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Beltaine 2014

“We invite you to dance, play and sing with the fertile energy

and erotic celebration of Beltane. Join us as we stretch our

sacred, sexy boundaries in love and safety.”


May 3rd at 3 pm


Where: the Fairy Mound – Spanish Banks – trail across from

parking lot next to the West Concession Stand.


Bring what you need to be comfortable, finger food to share, and water for yourself. Dress in what makes you feel sexy!

The Ritual will be held rain or shine.

Please note: All Vancouver Reclaiming Rituals are drug and alcohol free events.

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2014 Spring Equinox

“With gratitude and strength, we awaken

from winter and prepare to break forth and

blossom.”


23 March, 2014 @ 2pm
Queen Elizabeth Park

You will receive a map with the exact location at the main parking lot.
up by the Bloedel conservatory. Please bring water for yourself and finger food to
share.
We will gather rain or shine 🙂
Note: all VR rituals are drug and alcohol free.

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Athena’s Shield: The Art of Self Protection

Date and Location:

Saturday, April 5th Time: 12:30 – 5:30 pm (mid-afternoon snack provided)

Blue Spark Art Studio (#210 – 2190 Fir Street, near West 6th Ave)

In this workshop we will:

• Honour what has wounded us and where we are vulnerable and where we are strong. • Explore magical and practical tools of self protection.

• Build a magical shield (materials provided including wood, hide, metal, and stones).

• Create pathways of knowing when to raise and when to lower our shields.

Some situations and circumstances are painful. They can leave us reeling, confused or feeling attacked. Other times we may find ourselves bundled up and over protected, regretting that our armour has isolated us from life. Here we will explore when to lower our shields and when to raise them using ritual and art to find balance, unexpected strengths, and ways of walking in the world. Come and explore the Art of Self Protection with us as we Wield the Shield. This work will be held in ritual space in a small intimate group.

Facilitators:

Bramble: Reclaiming Witch and Rosen Method Bodyworker. Her magical work centres on depth, presence and the textures of experience as a portal to mystery steeped in symbolism, myth and dreams. Bramble brings magic into everyday lived reality. Wild Grace: Art Therapist and Artist. She believes in the magical power of art-making as a way to ignite inner knowing and fuel our journeys into new knowing. Wild Grace loves to work with art-based healing tools that help keep our creative spark lit.

Cost:

$55 – $85, sliding scale – pay what you can.

Materials: provided.

To register call Bramble 604-736-0406 or email bramble@live.ca

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Vancouver Reclaiming Chat N Chew #2

Sunday, April 6th, from 1:00-3:00pm

Heartwood Community Café (formerly ‘Rhizome.’)

317 Broadway, near Kingsway

Vancouver  –  Unceded Coast Salish Territory

http://www.heartwoodcc.ca/weekend-brunch.html

All are welcome at this informal gathering of Reclaiming Witches and others.  If you’ve been curious about the Reclaiming tradition of Witchcraft, have questions, want to connect with (other) witches, or want to be more involved in community, come on down.

There is no fee for attending.  You could order some brunch, lunch, snacks, hot drinks or/and make a donation for the use of the space.  Or you can just come for the conversation.  No one will be turned away.

Please note that Reclaiming events are free of alcohol and drugs.  We strive to have a scent-free environment.

Accessibility – the entrance to the building is accessible and the single-use washrooms are on the tiny side of accessible.  If you require more detailed information on accessibility of the space, please send an email to the address below.

RSVP to justbabushka@yahoo.com (by April 4th if possible.)   There is limited space and knowing the size of the group in advance will help in preparing the space. Thx.

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