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Sat, 21 Sept


Dalton Moor Farm

Autumn Equinox Festival Celebration

September brings us the Autumn Equinox with day and night once again almost equal in length. Beyond this point in the year our days become shorter as the darkness returns. Join our family festival style celebration of Mabon to share this special time of year.

Autumn Equinox Festival Celebration
Autumn Equinox Festival Celebration

Time & Location

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21 Sept 2024, 10:00 – 16:00

Dalton Moor Farm, Dalton Moor Farm, Dalton Moor Lane, Off, Truro Ave, Murton, Dalton-le-Dale, Seaham SR7 9JY, UK

About the Event

In 2024 we are marking the four quarters of the Wheel of the Year with small Festival-style celebrations, on the weekend nearest to the actual date of each festival.

Ostara or the Spring Equinox occurs on 21st March, with day and night of almost equal length and the conception of the year ahead.

June 21st brings us the Summer Solstice with the longest daylight hours of the year and the height of summer.

September 21st brings us Mabon or the Autumn Equinox, when once again day and night are  equal in length. Half way between Summer and Winter Solstices. 

December 21st brings us the shortest daylight hours at Yule or Winter Solstice, the birth of the new year and gradual return of the light from this point onward.

Join us for a celebration of gratitude for each of these seasonal milestones as we acknowledge and show our gratitude for life on Earth and the precious gifts each season brings us.

Set outdoors in the meadows, woodland and orchards and indoors in the barn classroom, we gather to explore activities relevant to each of the festivals.

We'll learn about what each celebration means and how we are connected to the natural world at these special times of year.

We will hear tales of our ancestors and the folklore that surrounds the seasonal celebration.

We'll share live music, stories, poetry, song, conversation, good food and refreshing drinks.

Family activities are likely to include bushcraft, art, treasure hunt, music making, and there will be time for crafts, guided meditations, chanting, sound bathing, forest bathing, tree hugging, drumming in circle, campfire cooking, guided meditations, breathing exercises, chanting, and setting of intentions for the months ahead.

As we share these seasonal celebrations together, we will forge new friendships, and discover new horizons.


  • Family Festival ticket

    This ticket permits entry to the festival for one family unit, for example 2 parents/guardians and up to 4 children. Additional adult or child tickets can be purchased to make up your group if necessary.

    +£2.48 service fee
  • Additional Adult

    Use this ticket with a family ticket already purchased, for additional adults (more than 2) attending

    +£1.00 service fee
  • Additional Child

    Use this ticket to bring an additional child, (when more than 4 children are attending) with a family ticket already purchased.

    +£0.25 service fee



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