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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

The Astronomy of Taurus

By Mike Newton The constellation of Taurus has been recognised from the very earliest days of archaic astronomy dating back over 5000 years. It may have been the very first… Read More

More stories from the Usk River

With Mandy Pullen and Jane Embleton Latest legs from Clytha to Abergavenny on Saturday 12th and from Abergavenny to Glanusk (a park where the Green Man Festival is held, usually)… Read More