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Here come the druids

Witches, shamans, wands, cloaks—welcome to Pagan Pride 2013

By Edward Docx   September 2013

Pagan Pride: “wiccans, shamans, neo-pagans, polytheists, druids, witches, Hellenists and your catch-all pantheists.” (© Claudia Vye)

I am on the rail replacement bus service outside East Midlands Parkway train station, which itself lies resplendent beneath the ravishing architectural solicitation that is Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station in the rain. I am on the top deck with three other men. One has a gold tooth, another a shaven head and a feverish red beard, and the third a ponytail and a couple of vehement face piercings. Down below a man I will come…

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