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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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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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Challenge of the Stag King 2013

A tradition at the Kaleidoscope Gathering is the Stag King ritual.  In this annual men’s mystery ritual the ritual participants undertake a number of grueling trials that test physical, mental and spiritual attributes of the contestants.  At the end of … Continue reading

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Monocerosdrome

At the Kaleidoscope Gathering 2013 the theme is “Heroes.” In our modern times the mass media makes people who are successful at professional sports into “sports heroes” and “legends.” But, what have they really done? Has their strength or agility … Continue reading

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Tracy Thillmann

Tracy joined the greater pagan community about 8 years ago.  After running through the Ottawa Pagan Schola program as a student and trying to find her path she discovered her place in Thornhaven Grove, an Ár nDraíocht Féin (ADF) group with … Continue reading

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Angela Grey

Angela Grey was introduced to Paganism by a family friend, a Druidic homesteader and horse whisperer who owned the ranch down the road from her parents’ house. She spent most of her early teens hanging out at the farm, learning … Continue reading

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Nic Daines

Nic is a relative newcomer to the Pagan community, but what he lacks in years he more than makes up for in energy and enthusiasm!  He first came to the Knoll in late 2010, hard on the heels of the … Continue reading

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Concerts at the Kaleidoscope Gathering 2013

At each Kaleidoscope Gathering there are a few amplified concerts that take place on the Raven Stage to entertain and uplift Festers.  This year we are very lucky to have three concerts from Canadian Pagans, from each of the Ottawa, … Continue reading

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