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Witch Seasons

What are witch seasons? What’s the difference between the Pagan Wheel of the Year and the Witches Wheel of the Year? Are North and Southern Hemisphere timings and celebrations different? These questions are frequently asked, especially from those that a curious about magic and witches.

To make things easier, this page compiles the magical witch seasons (known as Sabbaths or Sabbats to some) in order from start to restart. Most of the modern witches and pagans start their year off at Samhain, and some like to starts theirs from Yule which is the Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year.

Before you start clicking away at the various in-depth articles, know there are only Eight festivals/holidays but there are Nine articles. Lammas and Lughnasadh have separate pages due to the amount of history, lore and information about the differences between the two.

What is Samhain and how to celebrate Samhain in the Southern Hemisphere.

Read all about what Yule is and how to celebrate Yule in the Southern Hemisphere.

Article on what Imbolc is and how to celebrate Imbolc in the Southern Hemisphere.

Read about what Ostara is and how to celebrate Ostara in the Southern Hemisphere.

What is Beltane is and how to celebrate Beltane in the Southern Hemisphere.

Read about what Litha is and how to celebrate Litha in the Southern Hemisphere.

What is Lammas is and how to celebrate Lammas in the Southern Hemisphere.

What is Lughnasadh is and how to celebrate Lughnasasdh in the Southern Hemisphere.

Read all about what Mabon is and how to celebrate Mabon in the Southern Hemisphere.

All correspondences about the Witches Wheel of the Year are for the Southern Hemisphere, based in South Australia.