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ON THE THEME OF LABYRINTHS

REPORT ON EAST ANGLIAN GATEKEEPER PILGRIMAGES 2020 2020 was an interesting year, as well as a learning experience too. Our Spring Equinox visit to Ely Cathedral had to be cancelled… Read More

Encircling the Land With Sacred Dance

I first met Suzy Straw at the Gatekeeper Conference held at Compton Lacey in 1997 where Suzy introduced her idea of dancing around the British Zodiac. She had based her… Read More

Stars in the Ridings

  Recently, I started reading Jill Smith’s book ‘The Gypsy Switch and Other Ritual Journeys’. I found it very interesting that she spent the Spring Equinox in Anglesey and the… Read More

Moon in Cancer in Dovedale

The River Dove Ilam is set just inside Staffordshire and nestles below the landmark hills of Dovedale in a wooded vale close to the confluence of the rivers Manifold and… Read More

Being in the Centre

My walk from home to work is along the River Anker, more a trickling stream at the section I know well; I found myself walking home and wanting to trail… Read More

Music: Resources for Pilgrimage Walks

Welcome! On this page and the linked page, you will find some songs, chants, prayers and ideas for sounding which have been used on Gatekeeper pilgrimages in the past. They… Read More

City of London Samhain Pilgrimage Report

Gatekeeper Trust City of London Samhain Pilgrimage Report 31 October 2020 Group Leader – Roberta Ardern Tyler – Phyllis SantaMaria Pilgrims start by heading to Pater Noster Square outside St… Read More

The Full Moon in Gemini – Leek

The town of Leek, known in Staffordshire as the ‘Queen of the Moorlands’, lies on the eastern fringes of the Peak District just north of the Potteries. The place name… Read More