Gerald Gardner: “Britain’s Wicca Man” and “Witchfather”

I have two Gerald Gardner-related news items for you today. First, "Britain's Wicca Man," the first documentary to focus exclusively on this foundational figure within Wicca, now has a trailer out."Britain's Wicca Man tells the extraordinary story of Britain's fastest growing religious group - Wicca - and of its creator, an eccentric Englishman called Gerald Gardner. Historian and leading expert in Pagan studies, Professor Ronald Hutton, explores the unlikely origins of modern pagan witchcraft and experiences first hand its growing influence throughout Britain today. Gardner's story and the story of Wicca itself is a bizarre one. Born of a nudist colony in 1930s Dorset, Wicca rapidly … [Read more...]


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