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Merry Meet Magazine Issue 72 Samhain 2022

Contents

News & Comment – The Odinic (far) Right; HS2 Archaeological digs; Rutland mosaic
Article – Folklore of Avebury
Feature – Traditions of Imbolc and Candlemas
Article – The Goldstone
Article – Athelhampton Ghosts
ReviewsWrackline by Fay Hield

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Merry Meet Magazine Issue 73 Midsummer 2022

Contents

News & Comment – War, and the law of unintended consequences; Scottish witches pardon; Arthur’s Stone dig; Southwark St Mosaic
Article – More on Avebury
Article – Mavki and Rusalki: Mermaids of Eastern Europe by Dasha Geleta
Article – Song of the Midsummer Sabbath by Trev Hill
Feature – Medieval Ghosts/Twelve Medieval Ghost Stories
ReviewsStoryland – A New Mythology of Britain by Amy Jeffs;  Dark Earth by Rebecca Stott

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Merry Meet Magazine Issue 70 Midsummer 2021

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News & Comment – The Magic of Science; Oceanus in Hampshire; Rude Man of Dorset’s Test Results bring Surprises
Article – The Bideford Witches
Article – Merlin & Morgana – THe Myth and the Magic
Article – The Celtic Prayer of Women
Feature – Pan in Neo-Pagan Fiction 1880-1918 part 1
Article – A Dorset Wishing Well
ReviewsThe Wheel of the Year Tarot by Yvonne Muckle; Gods,  Ghosts and Goblins – Folklore and Beyond by Eric Fitch
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Merry Meet Magazine Issue 69 Imbolc 2021

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News & Comment – The end of Trumpism; Vandalism at Somerset Long Barrow; Plastic Age Hillfort; Stonehenge’s Acoustics
Article – Bindon Abbey – The Boy Monk and the Water Nymph
Article – Gobannus- the Celtic Smith God
Feature – William Sharp, Fiona MacLeod & Victorian neopaganism
Article – Some Holy Wells in Dorset Part 2
ReviewHelp the Witch by Tom Cox

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Merry Meet Magazine Issue 68 Samhain 2020

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News & Comment – Tunnel Vision – Stonehenge; Campaign to pardon witches; HS2 witch graffiti; Sutton Hoo era cemetery found; New Forest circle investigated
Article – Gwen Ffrangçon-Davies, Thomas Hardy, Rutland Boughton and The Immortal Hour
Feature – Is Cadbury Camelot?
Article – Riding the Skimmington
Article – Some Dorset Holy Wells (part 1)

 

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Merry Meet Issue 65 Midsummer 2019

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News & Comment – May Day Madness; 2019 Lammas Festival cancelled; Hunters Moon Morris bow out; Vandalism at West Kennet
Article – A Holloway in Dorset
Article – Magnis Roman Town, Alfred Watkins & Folklore
Feature – Thomas Hardy’s The Return of the Native
Article – Midsummer Fires
ReviewsA Little Celebration of the Green Man by Karen Cater
Folklore Diary  – a four monthly guide

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Merry Meet Magazine Issue 72 Imbolc 2022

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News & Comment – The Odinic (far) right; HS2 archaeological digs start to bear fruit; Remarkable mosaic found in Rutland
Article – Folklore of Avebury
Feature – Traditions of Imbolc and Candlemas
Article – The Goldstone
Article – Athelhampton’s Ghosts
ReviewWrackline by Fay Hield

 

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Merry Meet Magazine Issue 64 Imbolc 2019

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News & Comment – Myth and Reality; Stonehenge’s Welsh Connection; Bumper crop for archaeologists
Article – Dorchester’s Ghosts
Article – Wayland’s Smithy
Feature – Woodbury Hill Fair
Feature – Revd R.S. Hawker – the Mystic of Morwenstow
ReviewsRevealing the Green Man, by Mark Olly; Bees vs People, Chris Slade
Folklore Diary  – a four monthly guide

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Merry Meet Magazine Issue 61 Winter 2018

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Contents:

Comment – Merry Meet is Changing
News – Archaeological ‘Bad Practise’ in Somerset; Roman ‘Healing Dog’ found in Gloucestershire; Yorkshire Woodhenge Discovered; Possible Human Sacrifice in Somerset
Feature – Thomas Hardy’s Ghosts
Song – Yuletide in a Younger Time
Feature – The Devil’s Den
Article – Montem Mound Update by Eric Fitch
Article – A Maiden’s Grave
Article – The Giant’s Grave
Poem – The Paphian Ball by Thomas Hardy
Reviews Pagan’s Progress – a Ge-Ography Primer by Michael Dames; A Dance with Hermes by Lindsay Clarke
Folklore Diary – Your guide for the next quarter

 

Merry Meet Magazine Issue 60 Summer 2017

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Contents:

Comment – Tunnel Vision – the plans for Stonehenge
News – Archaeologists discover earliest-known sacred sit still in use; mapping Britain’s folklore; Odinists claim churches; vandalism at Clava Cairns.
Feature – The Magic of Hares
Article – Purgatory Fields- by Eric Fitch
Feature – Merrivale Ritual Complex
Article – The Giant’s Grave
Reviews Witchcraft – A Hereditary Tradition by Jon Dathen; The Way into Faerie  by Rae Beth
Folklore Diary  – Your guide for the next quarter

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Merry Meet Issue 58 Autumn 2016

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Contents:

Comment – Pagan Heritage post-Brexit
News – Barge Inn under threat; Narrow escape for Kersey Puddingstone; Neolithic Temple at Ness of Brodgar; Dark Age Palace at Tintagel
Article – Following the Old Dog – the West Country’s 4th ‘Oss by Mark Norman
Feature – The Treasures of Whitcombe
Article – Crowley at Piccadilly
Article – Burrow Mump
ReviewsDoreen Valiente, Witch by Philip Heselton; Black Dog Folklore  by Mark Norman 
Folklore Diary & Events – Your guide for the next quarter

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Merry Meet Magazine Issue 55 Winter 2015

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Contents:

Comment – Stonehenge – Should exclusion be reintroduced?
News – ITV commissions Merrily Watkins Drama, Glastonbury temple licensed for weddings, Tarr Steps featured on new stamp, Traces of new stone avenue found at Avebury.
Article – Woden and England, by Eric Fitch
Article – Campaign to save Dorchester’s archaeology
Feature – The Lost Stone Circles of Dorset Part 3
Article – The legend of the dog Gelert
Reviews – Listening to the Stones by Beatrice Walditch; Night After Night  by Phil Rickman 
Folklore Diary & Events – Your guide for the next quarter

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Merry Meet Magazine issue 53 Summer 2014

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Contents:

Comment – Of Bombs and Bees
News – Ancient Welsh Yew; Austin Osman Spare Portrait Mystery; Gardner gets Blue Plaque
Article  – The Angels of Mons
Article  – Montem Mound
Article  – Midsummer Hemp Custom
Feature – The Lost Stone Circles of Dorset Part 1
Reviews  – Ameth – The Life and Times of Doreen Valiente by Jonathan Tapsell;  Pagan Britain by Ronald Hutton
Folklore Diary & Events – Your guide for the next quarter

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Merry Meet Magazine issue 52 Spring 2014

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Contents:

Comment – Of Angels & Baguettes – public art and ancient sites
News – Stonehenge was ‘London of the Mesolithic’; Ancient Iron Rod was Viking ‘Witch Wand’; Farewell to Freya; ‘New’ Dartmoor Stone Circle Uncovered; Scottish ‘Wishing Tree’ Investigated.
Article  – A Holy Sea-fort St Catherine’s Chapel, Dorset.
Poem  – The Old Witch-Hare
Feature  – John Cowper Powys’s A Glastonbury Romance
Article – Who was Saint George?
Reviews  – Of Sirens and Centaurs: Medieval Sculpture at Exeter Cathedral by Alex Woodcock; The Magus of Hay by Phil Rickman; Lord of the Silver Hand by Gerald Killingworth; The Witches’ Herbal by Michael Howard; The Ceremony of May  by Rose & Garry Blakeley (CD); The Liberty to Choose by James Findlay, Bella Hardy, Brian Peters, Lucy Ward (CD)
Folklore Diary & Events – Your guide for the next quarter

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Merry Meet Magazine Issue 51 Winter 2013/14

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Contents:

Comment – Badger Nonsense
News – Museum of Witchcraft Changes Hands; New Stonehenge Visitor Centre; ‘Princess’ Burial near Windsor; Hill Fort Threatened; Sad End for Hardy landmark; Mesolithic Art Discovered in Wales
Article – Mumming and Rioting in Dorset 1828-30
Feature – Cornish Mermaids and Medieval Church Imagery
Article – The Witch of Endor, by Eric Fitch
Article – The Duke of Monmouth’s Spell Book
ReviewsHedge Witchcraft and Hedge Riding by Harmonia Saille; The Burning Path by Kevan Manwaring; Paranormal Purbeck by David leadbetter
Folklore Diary & Events – Your guide for the next quarter

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