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Pagan friendly Geelong community events
Lantern Making Workshop (for Winter Solstice)
Run by the Geelong West Neighborhood House and usually held in June. A fun whole family activity. All materials & refreshments supplied.
Winter Solstice Lantern Parade
Run by the Geelong West Neighborhood House. Traditionally, the Winter Solstice is an acknowledgement of the day of shortest daylight. Walking with our candle-lit lanterns along Pakington Street honours this tradition of rising from our dormant Winter. This is an amazing and memorable occasion of colour and light. Bring your cameras and scarves. Meet at the ‘Rotunda’ in West Park, corner Autumn and Pakington Streets. www.gwnh.org.au
Sun Return Gathering
Join a public gathering and or ritual to celebrate the sun return at dawn after the winter solstice. This would be Location: foreshore in Geelong. Check the Geelong Pagans facebook group for more details. Held annually the morning after the winter solstice.
We are planning a monthly public full moon celebration starting in November 2015. Please contact us for more details. Planning meetings will be held on the new moon.
Pagans for Lunch
Pagans for Lunch is an informal lunchtime get together for Pagans at a local Geelong cafe. You're invited to join us and our special guest speakers for lively conversation and great food. We often used these lunches to plan our solar rituals. Check the Geelong Pagans facebook group for details.
Event Planning Reources
LunaSolCal allows you to calculate times of sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset and more for your location at any given date.
Smart Compass apps require a magnetic sensor (magnetometer). If this app does not work, please check your specifications.
archaeoastronomy.com provides current information on solar festival times and dates as well as illustrated explanations of many relevant terms.
Phases of the Moon Details
Content on this page is written and coordinated by Cara. Last updated January 2016.