Matlock Beltane Festival

Event and Venue Information
Saturday 28th April 2018


Imperial Rooms

Imperial Road




Opening Times


10am - 5pm


Admission Prices


We are using one of our most popular venues to bring to you our second Beltane Festival. We will have a great range of Pagan Related Exhibitors and a room of talks. Entry to this event is FREE.

Beltane Talks


11.00 Rose Best - Shamanic drum & guided meditation for personal transformation & change, using creative medium to bring your journey into reality - with Rose Best “Thoughts lead to purpose, purpose leads to actions, actions become habits, habits decide character and character fixes our destiny ” Tryon Edwards. If thoughts shape our destiny, our dreams therefore can become our reality. Travel with your guide into the light of creation, ask for illumination, clarity & focus for your next step, use creative medium to understand & bring forth the meaning of your soul journey.


11.45 John R - - Past life regression & spiritual connections... including john's fascinating demonstration to show hypnosis is nothing to fear! John Richardson has been a professional stage and clinical hypnotherapist for many years and his talks and demonstrations are packed with information and fun... yes fun! You will soon see the benefits of hypnosis and how hypnotherapy can help you... yes you! 


12.30 Reading the Runes – with Jane Osborne

 A fascinating look into the history of the Runes, its Pagan Tradition, and its crafts. Runic ways date back to at least 150 AD, stretching across Norse, German, British and Roman culture. Several of Jane’s clients have experienced Past Lives in Pagan times, and many come to her specifically to explore this area of their past lives. Jane will not only explain the back story of the Runes, but also give details of entire weekend retreats which are designed to explore these themes  in a practical way.


1.30 Sandi - Sandi-Joy Pinkney - Pendulums a brief history of their origins. How to cleanse and care for them. How to use them with and without a pendulum board. And an opportunity to experience for yourself the use of pendulum with a spirit board during the session

2.30 Craig - Talismans, Amulets & Charms in modern life
The talk will look at the difference between talismans, amulets and Charms, there strengths, energies and divine connection. How they can be used in modern life, spiritual practice, meditation and healing. Plus there will be a short meditation.

3.15 Tracy - Tracy Poskitt - Discover your Spirit and what it can do
Discover your spirit and what it can do - Tracy will explain the make up of your full being. She will guide you through opening up your energy to the highest good (and how to keep the lower out). You will discover and see auras, learn how to communicate with spirit. Plus how to bring healing energy through yourself as a channel and deliver it to another. A short questions and answers forum at the end. Tracy Poskitt T.W.I N.A.M.C.W is a natural clairvoyant/medium, author, and teacher.

4.00 TBC

Beltane Exhibitors

Craig Martin - I love to create  unique handmade hangings, dreamcatcher, intention cords, mala/prayer beads,  jewellery and spiritual items to aid and enhance meditation, personal spiritual connection, healing and joy.  My inspiration is nature, spiritual traditions  and ancient cultures from around the world.

Oilfaction - 100% Essential oils, natural floral baskets with natural oils smells, car or cupboard colourful diffusors, handmade pottery vases, lots more.


Earth Magic - An extensive collection of hand picked unique, beautiful, affordable crystal jewellery set in 925 sterling silver with a sterling silver 18 " chain. Plus carefully selected sacred healing stones, natural polished gems and high quality geodes


Jacqui de Rose is a watercolour artist based in Derbyshire whose beautiful original paintings, prints, cards and handmade jewellery are heavily influenced by Mother Nature, folklore and earth traditions. Commissions are welcomed. Alongside her artwork, Jacqui will happily demonstrate how to use Orgonite/Atlantianite energy balancers with you to help remove unhelpful emotional blocks and ways of thinking. Away from the shows Jacqui is an an experienced medium who brings together her spiritual gifts with her formal training in counselling and psychology to offer one-to-one personal intuitive therapeutic readings combining traditional card spreads to look at current life issues together with energetic readings using Atlantianite energy balancers, helping you to understand where you may be holding onto trauma, negative thinking, unhelpful thought patterns and grief etc. She regularly exhibits at more than thirty-five Mind/Body/Spirit, Pagan, Vegan and themed events each year throughout England and Wales including all of the White Light Events. Further details can be found on her website or on the events tabs at and


John Richardson - Soul 2 Soul Past Life Regression & Spiritual Connections: Discover Your Past Lives; John Also Provides Spiritual Readings Of Guidance & Counsel. Tel: 07800584077


Joy’s Jems - Hi we are Sandi and Paul Hypnotherapist, Past Life Regression practitioners and Holistic healers, we are a couple and this is very much a joint venture. The jewellery is made from gemstones and the prayer beads are researched and handmade then charged with reiki. We also now sell pendulums and our own handmade pendulum boards. Contact on 07746671328 via my FB pages


Keith Howes – I see the tarot as a source of ancient wisdom and read them accordingly,  as a tool for self empowerment . I believe they act as a mirror reflecting back to us our true inner natures. It is this self knowledge we can utilise to improve our life choices and ultimately change our destiny for the better. Hope to share in your journey . Blessings Keith Howes contact 07956876824 or


Ritual - Herbal plants lovingly handgrown using organic methods, free from pesticides. Chosen for fragrance, touch, culinary, ritual and ancient use. Herbs are prized for enriching our wellbeing in a natural form looking back to the old ways and ancient uses. Together with the traditional and more unusual herbs is a complimentary range of handmade herb products. Reigniting the age old usage of herbs with an environmentally friendly ethos


Rose Best - Initially Rose explored and used healing therapies herself, to help her transcend difficult circumstances, her journey helped her gain a deep empathy and  understanding of others, who were also experiencing difficulties. Rose combines her core training in Aromatherapy and Reflexology with Person Centred Counselling, Hypnotherapy, Shamanic and Spiritual Healing,  to give  a unique healing experience. Rose may also use Tarot Cards, Crystals, the sound of the drum to aid and enhance the healing process.


Silver Moon Crystals was formed back in 2006 by husband and wife Derek and Janey Hitchcock and is a specialist crystal business, advising on and selling crystals, minerals, fossils and meteorites. From tumblestones to specialist unique specimens, small to large pieces, Derek and Janey can supply and source crystals for the healing of Mind, Body and Soul. Come and have a chat with us for friendly specialist advice. www.silvermooncrystals,


Spirit Earth - Spirit Earth are based in Ripley, Derbyshire and specialise in a large range of Pagan goods including Altar Ware, Athames, Spell Candles and much more. Canvas prints and greeting cards by Anne Stokes, Lisa Parker along with other artists and a large range of Nemesis Now bronzes and statues can also be found. We sell a range of our own spells and over 70 herbs to be used in your own spells. We carry a large range of resin incenses and holders along with incense sticks and cones.


Spirit Earth Books - Spirit Earth Books are specialists in Books, Tarot, Oracle & Spiritual Cards. CD's, DVD's & Greeting cards. They are one of the UK's largest mobile Spiritual Book Stands. SE Books are always happy to order books on request and are at all White Light Event's.


Spiritual Creations is an artistic collaboration that produces fine art paintings, limited edition prints and hand finished products such as handmade cards that relate to the artwork. This is a joint venture between Mark Duffin, an Illustrator and artist for 35 years and Gaynor Lawrence, a Reiki Master and life coach.  We sell originals, framed and mounted prints of various sizes and hand made cards, all of these artworks are hand finished with gold or silver leaf and crystals to add a magical layer of lustre and sparkle.


Tracy Poskitt – I am natural clairvoyant medium. This means that I do readings without using any tools or gimmicks. With over 30 years of professional experience, I have become internationally renowned and I am one of the country's leading genuine Natural psychic clairvoyant/Medium. I cover past, present and future in all areas of your life and give messages from loved ones who are in spirit.


Love Your Candles - Wonderful and unique Pagan decorated candles for worship, decoration and burning.


Jane Osborne - Jane is an experienced presenter, workshop, and retreat leader, who specialises in Past Life Regression, offering Quantum Healing in extended sessions. Her book “Exploring Past Lives” offers a fascinating insight into that world. She is relentless in her pursuit, and exploration, of Spiritual, Mystic and Pagan knowledge, therapies, treatments and experiences. Her travels have taken her to the Badlands of Dakota, the Taj Mahal at Agra, Tangier’s Medina, and the Callanish Stones in the Outer Hebrides. She delivers talks and workshops around the country running regular weekend and weekday Retreats in log cabin accommodation in the National Forest near Burton upon Trent. These cover a range of topics under the “Mystic Magic in the Forest” banner. This year they include Power Animals with Bird of Prey live demonstration, a “healing weekend” of diverse treatments and therapies, a “Sisterhood” weekend of Pagan activities and a Spiritual Creative Writing weekend.

Wilderness Holistics -  offers 100% cruelty free/vegan handcrafted cosmetics/soap, pure essential oils, crystals, handcrafted jewellery and other holistic items. Our items are made with pagan intentions and with the sabbats in mind. We are based in the heart of the beautiful Staffordshire Moorlands and also offer Crystal Therapy, Reiki, Tarot Reading and Hopi Ear Candles.


Joy’s Intuitive Pendulum Readings – I am an empath and use my pendulum and spirit board, plus my special oracle cards, to help you find the answers to life’s questions. My readings are intuitive and are given with the help of my spirit guides and advisors.

Wyn Abbot is a spiritual sculpture and artist, here works are inspired by ancient cultures and their beliefs and her work is exhibited and sold worldwide Tel: 01524 221857, email:, Facebook: wynabbotceramics facebook