Author Archives: Raven's Knoll

Concerts at the Kaleidoscope Gathering 2014

At each Kaleidoscope Gathering there are a few amplified concerts that take place on the Raven Stage to entertain and uplift Festers.  It is still early in the Fest organizing season, but we already have two concerts booked!  (As more … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope Gathering 2014: Field and Forest

The theme for this year’s gathering is “Field and Forest.” Since the early Middle Ages “field and forest” has been used as a poetic phrase that evokes the spirit and bounty of the natural world. In the modern age, we … Continue reading

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Men’s Cairn

This Quork post is brought to you by Ethan Kincaid, a longtime Fester and Canadian author. An unobtrusive path leads northward from the archery field of Raven’s Knoll. This suits the purpose of the sacred site beyond. Quiet, and out … Continue reading

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LebowskiCampFest

presented by Jackie Treehorn, the Achievers, the Lost Dominion Screening Collective, and Rev. Auz of the Church of the Latter Day Dude Brothers and sisters! We have heard the Word, and it is “Abide.” The Raven’s Knoll congregation of the … Continue reading

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A Völva’s Viewpoint on Hail and Horn Gathering 2013

This blog occasionally cross-posts the accounts of other bloggers who have contributed or experienced Raven’s Knoll.  The following post is written by Juniper Jeni about her experience leading the esoteric ritual at last year’s  Hail and Horn Gathering as a völva.  Juniper is an … Continue reading

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Work Weekends 2014

Volunteers are what Raven’s Knoll able to serve the wider community. On work weekends we do tasks around the Knoll, from landscaping maintenance, to cleaning, to repairs, to construction, whatever needs to be done. Any level of skill or ability … Continue reading

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2014 Events

There are many gatherings and events that take place at Raven’s Knoll. Before each event there will be posts talking about the activities that are planned and afterwards we will try to post descriptions of some people’s experiences. Beltaine Work … Continue reading

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Gypsy at the KornuKopia Gathering 2013

From time-to-time this blog invites guests to present their experiences of past events. This is a guest post written by Gypsy Birch about his experience at the KornuKopia gathering this year.   This is the telling of my personal experiences at the … Continue reading

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Maryanne “MA” Pearce

Maryanne, sometimes known as “MA,” is one of the Stewards of Raven’s Knoll. Maryanne has a Master’s degree in Anthropology, and a background in Women’s Studies, as well as a Doctorate in Law. She has a full time career, as … Continue reading

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Christina Graham

Christina has been part of the Pagan community in the Ottawa area for close to 5 years.  She first discovered her path as a curious teenager with a thirst for understanding; then later breaking through her shyness to meet folks … Continue reading

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