SpellBox 2017 Seasonal Calendar

Includes Moon Phases, Wheel of the Year, Competitions with Magickal Prizes,
Classes and School Holiday Spellcraft.

12th Full Moon in Cancer at 10:34pm

28th New Moon in Aquarius at 11:07am

28th Chinese New Year of the Red Fire Rooster

Welcome in the crown-wearing rooster in 2017. In Chinese mythology the rooster symbolizes the Sun God because it crows at the break of day. It is also associated with the phoenix, luck and have the ability ward off bad spirits.

The rooster is proud, active and confident. Connect with the energy of the rooster by wearing red clothing, feeling brave, speaking your truth and expressing yourself creatively.

1ST LAMMAS: BEGINNING OF HARVEST

Lammas is one of the Sabbats in witchcraft. Universal myths were born to bless the abundance of the earth at this time of year: the Egyptian goddess, Isis was birthed, the American Indians honored their Grandmother Corn and the ancient Romans celebrated Ceres, their harvest goddess.

 

11th Full Moon in Leo at 11:33 am LUNAR ECLIPSE

 

14th ST VALENTINE’S DAY

Originating from ancient pagan traditions of Rome and Northern Europe, this day was dedicated to the Norse archer god, Vali and Juno Februa, the Roman Goddess of Love.

The SpellBox Annual Love Letter Competition No more than 300 words

The SpellBox Love Cauldron Place your name or along with your true love’s name (if in a relationship) into the shop cauldron. On the next full moon all names will be burnt together during a spell to invoke love to all represented.

 27th New Moon in Pisces at 1:58am SOLAR ECLIPSE

13th Full Moon in Virgo at 1:54am

 

20TH AUTUMN EQUINOX

The Autumn Equinox it is a time when day and night are of equal length. It is a seasonal gateway reminding us of the cycles of life: a time between beginnings and endings.

The Celtic festival of Mabon, at the equinox, is one of the sabbats in Witchcraft and is a time of thanksgiving and the end of the harvest. In Greek mythology Persephone returned to the Underworld at this time heralding the approach of winter.

 

March 28th New Moon in Aries at 1:57pm

5th Monthly Meditation

Held on the first Wednesday of each month, this monthly meditation invites all to a magickal journey within. Guided meditation and knowledge expansion on chakras, animal totems guides and angels held by Sandrah.

Bookings essential, phone (03) 96397077
Cost $35

6th School Holiday Spellcraft

Spellcraft
Learn about spells, crystals, animal familiars,
11am-12pm, Ages 6-12

Crystal Magick
Choose your magickal crystal and weave its magick!
12:30pm -1:30pm, Ages 6-12
Fairy Magick
Create your own enchanted fairy potion!
2:30pm-3:30pm Ages 6-12

11th Full Moon in Libra at 4:08pm

Call the Goddess

Bewitchment: Burn mugwort and rose together. Move a written intention through the smoke and place under the full moon. Create magick with the SpellBox Moon Goddess candle.

13th School Holiday Spellcraft

Spellcraft
Learn about spells, crystals, animal familiars,
11am-12pm, Ages 6-12

16th EASTER IN AUSTRALIA

This ancient festival originated in the Northern Hemisphere at the Spring Equinox and is named after Ostara, the Saxon goddess of Spring. Symbols of fertility and new life such as eggs and rabbits became associated with the new growth of the season. In Australia, Easter celebrates the Resurrection, a symbol again of new life. Easter is a community celebration that still includes ancient symbolism revealing its original pagan origins.

26th New Moon in Taurus at 10:16pm Super Moon

Holding the Horns of the Bull

Bewitchment: Create a circle of salt and burn 6 green candles inside it. Dedicate each flame your hopes and dreams. Create magick with the SpellBox for Prosperity.

30TH SAMHAIN IN AUSTRALIA: VEIL TO THE SPIRIT WORLD

In the Southern Hemisphere Samhain Eve falls on the 30th April to mirror its Northern Hemisphere origin of the 31st October.

Between the Autumn Equinox and the Winter Solstice the veil between earth and the spirit world was said to be at it’s finest enabling contact with the departed.

2nd Monthly Meditation

Guided meditation with the chakras, animal guides and angels held by Sandrah.

Bookings essential, phone (03) 96397077
Cost $35

 

6th Witchcraft for Beginners

How spells work, the moon, the elements,
symbolism and the Goddess. Held by Danae.

Bookings essential, phone (03) 96397077
11am-2pm Cost $65

 

11th Full Moon in Scorpio at 7:43am

Journey to Meaning

Bewitchment: Place 3 black crystals under the full moon. Create magick with the SpellBox for Healing.

 

14TH MOTHER’S DAY: CELEBRATE THE GODDESS

The Annual SpellBox Mother’s Day Cauldron

Place your mother’s name (or anyone who has mothered you) into the SpellBox cauldron. All mother’s names will be burnt together in the cauldron on the next full moon in honor of motherhood and the goddess.

 

17th Monthly Sound Meditation

Guided meditation and raising energy with singing
bowls and other instruments. Held by Sheri

Bookings essential, phone (03) 96397077
6:15pm-7:30pm Cost $35

 

21st Psychic Protection

Learn psychic protection. Make a grounding incense mix and a crystal grid,
followed by a Goddess inspired meditation. With Sheri
Bookings essential, phone (03) 96397077
1pm-3pm Cost $50

 

25th Herbal Magick
Unwind on the eve of the New Moon in Gemini in a magickal space.
Creatively manifest your dreams and desires through herbal magick.
With Maria-Christina

Bookings essential, phone (03) 96397077
6pm-7:30pm Cost $35

 

26th New Moon in Gemini at 5:44 Super New Moon

Birth of Innovation

Bewitchment: Touch your 3rd Eye with a hematite crystal 3 times and write down 3 new ideas. Create magick with the SpellBox mojo for Luck.

 

27th Intuitive Tarot
For those who would like to develop their intuition or an introduction to Tarot Reading. Learn the basic structure of Tarot then use these tools intuitively to unlock their hidden secrets.
With Anita

Bookings essential, phone (03) 96397077
12pm-4pm Cost $80

3rd The Magick Candle

Learn how to enchant a candle in a spell
and to scry with wax and flame.
With Danae
11am-2pm Cost $65

 

9th Full Moon in Sagittarius at 11:10pm Mirco Moon

Flame in the Water

Bewitchment: Burn 3 red candles and frankincense resin. Create magick with the SpellBox for True Purpose

 

10th Introduction to Psychometry

Psychometry is the psychic art of object reading. Learn to tap into this ability
and be guided to trust your intuition while holding a piece of jewelry or other personal objects.
With Anita
11am-2pm $65
(Please bring a couple of personal objects
also something that belongs to a living person,
a deceased person also a couple of photos of other people.)

 

18th Crystal Magick Intensive

Enter a magickal crystal gridded space & unleash your inner seer, as we open our Sight with sensory crystal contact. Gaze into crystals, clean auric fields, learn the laying of stones and self-healing with Atlantean crystal beds. With Sheri
1pm-3pm Cost $50

 

21st Monthly Sound Meditation

Guided meditation and raising energy with singing bowls and other instruments.
Held by Sheri.
6:15pm-7:30pm Cost $35

 

21ST WINTER SOLSTICE: BIRTH OF THE SUN

In magick lore the sun is reborn at the Winter Solstice after enduring the longest night.  The Solstice symbolizes the over-coming of darkness and the enduring light within us all.

‘A Winter’s Tale’ writing competition. No more than 300 words.

 

24th New Moon Journey with Hecate

New Moon Manifestation circle.
Using the energy of the new moon and drawing on the wisdom of Hecate,
supercharge your wishes and dreams for the next lunar cycle.

With China Sky

11am-12:30pm Cost $35

 

24th New Moon in Cancer at 12:31pm Super New Moon

Mystical Portal

Bewitchment: Place moonstone, angelite and/or blue lace agate in a bowl of water outside at the new moon. Leave the stones by your bed under the next full moon. Create magick with the SpellBox for the Home.

1st The Underworld Goddess

Discover the magick and healing powers
of the Goddess of the Underworld.
Transform difficult experiences into
liberation and growth.

Dreams and visions will be woven
into this gathering. With Danae

Bookings essential, phone (03) 96397077
11am-2pm Cost $65

 

5th Monthly Meditation

Held on the first Wednesday of each month. Guided meditation with the chakras, animal guides and angels held by Sandrah.

Bookings essential, phone (03) 96397077
Cost $35

 

6th School Holiday Spellcraft

Spellcraft
Learn about spells, crystals, animal familiars,
11am-12pm, Ages 6-12

Crystal Magick
Choose your magickal crystal and weave its magick!
12:30pm -1:30pm, Ages 6-12

Fairy Magick
Create your own enchanted fairy potion!
2:30pm-3:30pm Ages 6-12

 

8th Animal Guides Find your Familiar

Through drumming, storytelling, visualization, art-making and a touch of shape-shifting you’ll create your own
magical talisman of your animal guide as tribute to your connection.

Bookings essential, phone (03) 96397077
11am-1pm Cost $40

 

9th Full Moon in Aquarius at 2:07am

 

13th School Holiday Spellcraft

Spellcraft
Learn about spells, crystals, animal familiars,
11am-12pm, Ages 6-12

Crystal Magick
Choose your magickal crystal and weave its magick!
12:30pm -1:30pm, Ages 6-12

Fairy Magick
Create your own enchanted fairy potion!
2:30pm-3:30pm Ages 6-12

 

19th Monthly Sound Meditation

Guided meditation and raising energy with singing bowls and other instruments.
Held by Sheri.
6:15pm-7:30pm Cost $35

 

23rd New Moon in Leo at 7:46pm

1ST AUGUST IMBOLC: FIRST SIGNS OF SPRING

Imbolc is an ancient pagan Sabbat celebrating the first signs of Spring. A celebration of light and new beginnings.

8th Full Moon in Aquarius at 4:11am

8th Monthly Meditation

Held on the first Wednesday of each month. Guided meditation with the chakras, animal guides and angels held by Sandrah.

Bookings essential, phone (03) 96397077
Cost $35

22nd New Moon in Leo at 4:30am SOLAR ECLIPSE

6th Full Moon in Pisces at 5:03pm

20th Goddess Meditations

Through meditation connect with Bragi God of creativity. With Sheri
Wednesday 20th September, 6.15pm-7:30pm

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20th New Moon in Virgo at 3:30pm

21st Herbal Magick Gathering

Set new beginnings intentions near the time of the New Moon in Virgo. With Maria Christina
Thursday 21st September, 6pm-7:30pm

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22nd Magick at the Equinox, bewitching class with Danae

The equinox is a seasonal gateway, a time between the past and the future. At the gathering we will weave a spell of change together to create new growth and rebirth within. Spells to cleanse the home, the aura and the workplace will be explored as well as magick to liberate creativity, hope and self-belief.
With Danae the SpellBox Witch
Friday 22nd September, 11am-1pm

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23RD SPRING EQUINOX-OSTARA 

At the Equinox day and night are equal so it is a time to balance the heart, mind and spirit. The spring equinox was known, by the ancient Celts, as the festival of Ostara, the Saxon goddess of fertility and the dawn.

Many of the ancient myths speak of deities returning to the surface of Earth, from the shadows of the Underworld, at this time. Persephone, Hera and Osiris resurrected at the Equinox and brought with them the rebirth of nature after winter’s dormancy.

 

24th Protection Magick

Protect yourself and your space using charms, crystals, grids, spells and a shapeshifting visualization.
With Sheri
Sunday 24th September, 1pm-3pm

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28th School Holiday Spellcraft classes for children

Spellcraft

Children learn about spells, crystals, animal familiars, dreams and divination.

Thursday 28th September or

Thursday 5th October 2017
11am-12pm
Ages 6-12

Bookings essential!

Book Spellcraft Thursday 28th September

Book Spellcraft Thursday 5th October

 

Crystal Magick

Choose your magickal crystal and weave its magick!

Thursday 28th September or Thursday 5th October 2017
12:30pm -1:30pm
Ages 6-12

Bookings essential!

Book Crystal Magick Thursday 28th September

Book Crystal Magick Thursday 5th October

Fairy Magick

Create your own enchanted fairy potion!
Thursday 28th September or Thursday 5th October 2017
2:30pm-3:30pm
Ages 6-12

Bookings essential!

Book Fairy Magick Thursday 28th September

Book Fairy Magick Thursday 5th October

3rd Guided Meditation

Meditate with the chakras, animal guides and angels. With Sandrah
Tuesday 3rd October, 6:45pm-8:30pm

Book your magickal seat

 

5th School Holiday Classes for Children

Spellcraft

Children learn about spells, crystals, animal familiars, dreams and divination.

Thursday 5th October 2017
11am-12pm
Ages 6-12

Bookings essential!

Book Spellcraft Thursday 5th October

 

Crystal Magick

Choose your magickal crystal and weave its magick!

Thursday 5th October 2017
12:30pm -1:30pm
Ages 6-12

Bookings essential!

Book Crystal Magick Thursday 28th September

 

Book Crystal Magick Thursday 5th October

Fairy Magick

Create your own enchanted fairy potion!
Thursday 28th September or Thursday 5th October 2017
2:30pm-3:30pm
Ages 6-12

Bookings essential!

Book Fairy Magick Thursday 28th September

 

Book Fairy Magick Thursday 5th October

 

6th Full Moon in Aries at 5:40am

Goddess Meditation

Through meditation connect with Tsai-Chen Yen, Chinese God of abundance, success and protection.
With Sheri
Wednesday 18th October, 6:15pm-7:30pm

Join this magickal gathering

Herbal Magick

Set intentions for new beginnings near the time of the Libra New Moon.
With Maria Christina
Thursday 19th October, 6pm-7:30pm

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20th New Moon in Libra at 6:12am

21st Ghosts, Spirits and Clearings

In this powerful class, learn about the different types of spirits that walk our dimension and the rituals for clearing them.
With Asha
Saturday 21st October, 11am-2pm

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23rd Spirit Doll Crafting

Create a beautiful spirit doll or familiar. A perfect opportunity to create an ancestor doll or fertility doll forSamhain/Beltaine.
With Nadia
Monday 23rd October, 6pm-8pm
(bring any personal talismans to include in your creation)

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31st HALLOWEEN

Children in Australia have adopted this magick tradition loving the fun of trick or treat and the thrill of dressing up as a shadowy creature. This festival originates from the ancient tradition of Samhain in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s rebirth here shows how myths and traditions are borrowed and eventually find their meaning in a new place.

On this night the veil between this world and the next is at it’s finest and ghosts are free to walk the earth. The tradition of trick or treat derives from the offerings given to appease these spirits.

‘A Ghostly Story’ writing competition. No more that 300 words.

 

31st OCTOBER   BELTANE

Beltane in Northern Celtic tradition was a fertility festival and one of the great Sabbats in witchcraft. Bonfires were burnt to celebrate the sexual union of the god and goddess and to encourage the growth of crops.

4th Full Moon in Taurus at 4:22am

18th New Moon in Scorpio at 10:42pm

1ST to the 25th CHRISTMAS  AT SPELLBOX

 

4th Full Moon in Gemini at 2:46am Super Moon

 

18th New Moon in Sagittarius at 5:30pm Mirco Moon

 

22nd Summer Solstice- Litha at 3:29am: MIDSUMMER

In ancient Celtic tradition, the longest day of the year, Midsummer, was when the sun god was at his peak and the goddess pregnant with life.p Craft  (School H

 

25th Christmas Day

Christmas is one of the few community celebrations that still pays homage to pagan customs with the bringing of the evergreen tree into the home, the tree lights, that were once candles, the holly, the mistletoe and the giving of gifts.

Spellbox honors the beautiful myth of Christmas, the heavenly birth, the guiding star, the Magi and the beauty of the mysticism associated with the story.