Norwich Pagans

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Hello, and welcome to the Norwich Pagan Moot website.

Following Government advice with respect to Covid-19, we have reluctantly decided to suspend all Moot events for the time being. Hopefully this will be but a short hiatus, as we have an excellent programme planned for the rest of the year. Watch this space and keep an eye on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter posts.

Hail to the Protectors: the Lord of the Flint, Brigid, Apollo, Thor, Sekhmet, St. Edmund. Be with us now. Hail and Welcome!

Moots exist all over the UK to provide social and educational gatherings for Pagans and people following similar spiritual paths.

We also welcome those who are just curious and indeed non pagans, providing they respect our beliefs when attending our events. We are an open organisation and do not discriminate on grounds of belief, gender, disability, race or sexuality. Our events are public and open to all.

Indeed, those good people at Weird Norfolk have been along, and we’re mentioned in their latest podcast (No. 49, towards the end)!

New Book!

Val Thomas is well-known to everyone in the Moot. Her new book is now available for purchase from Troy Books. It can also be bought from Innana’s Festival in the city.

Of Chalk and Flint: A Way of Norfolk Magic is a celebration of the county of Norfolk and its Nameless Tradition of magic and witchcraft. The spiritual energy which informs and powers this magic wells up from the land itself and from the Chalk and Flint which have shaped the landscape, its flora, its fauna, its culture and its history. This book therefore weaves a rich tapestry of herbs and creatures, of gods, dragons, Fair Ones and merfolk, of spells, rituals and seasonal devotions. It retells some of the old stories which shape the work of the Tradition and honours the ancestors who inspire it. Yet it is a book for the present moment, and shows how working closely with the land can be an integral and vibrant part of modern life. While the book is focused on Norfolk, the principles of the magic explored here are applicable anywhere in in the world. Thus, this book provides a valuable resource, both for those with an interest in Norfolk, and also for anyone seeking insights into natural magic, witchcraft and working with the power of the land.

What We Do

Continuity and Change

We have two main events each month: the Coffee Moot at the Forum, on the fourth Saturday of each month, and a talk, workshop, open ritual or walk on the second Sunday, usually in the evening at the Silver Road Community Centre. Extra events, particularly the Twelfth Night ritual on Mousehold Heath, are held occasionally. More details can be found on the Events page.
As attitudes to Paganism and to pubs have changed, however, the first-Wednesday pub moot seems to have outlived its usefulness and has been discontinued.

Co-operation with Norwich Pagan Sphere

The Moot now works in co-operation with Norwich Pagan Sphere, which has over 20 years’ experience of running events and training courses, and owns the Ickeny Collection of magical items (East Anglian Museum of Magic and Mythology). Some of these will come out for display at relevant workshops!


Most Pagans appreciate a shopping opportunity and there are many talented craftspeople out there. So, we will be giving people who make their own, handcrafted items, the opportunity to have a stall at some of our events. If anyone is interested in having a stall, for just £5 donation to Moot funds, please contact Annette. You can PM her on Facebook or ring her at home on 01603 749231. There will also be herbs, spices and resins available for purchase at talks and workshops. If there are any particular (legal) herbs you need, PM Val or ring her on 01603 667314.


We will keep you informed about what is going on through the website, the Facebook page and printed flyers, which are handed out at events and pinned up at various locations around the city.

Contact Us

We aim to make the moot as friendly, welcoming and supportive as possible. So please feel free to contact us via the contact form on the website or by PM on Facebook if you have any questions, ideas or things you would like to talk about. If you prefer you can ring Annette on 01603 749231 or Chris and Val on 01603 667314.

Web Addresses

Norwich Pagan Sphere:
The Ickeny Collection:
Norwich Interfaith Link:

Pictures from the Moot Summer Ritual on Mousehold.
The Ickeny in his summer garb, with the King and Queen of Summer, 21stMay 2017. Pictures: Sadie Huxford The Ickeny in his summer garb, with the King and Queen of Summer, 21stMay 2017. Pictures: Sadie Huxford The Ickeny in his summer garb, with the King and Queen of Summer, 21stMay 2017. Pictures: Sadie Huxford
The Ickeny in his summer garb, with the King and Queen of Summer, 21stMay 2017. Pictures: Sadie Huxford.

This site was last updated on Wed 18th Nov, 2020 at 17:07:49.