Pagan (sometimes neoPagan)
"A broad, eclectic movement,
centered in the industrialized West, which is characterized by a return
to, or a reconstruction of, pre-Christian Western Nature religions"
- Encyclopaedia of Witches and Witchcraft
The Pagan Federation was founded in 1971 (in Britain) to provide
information, to counter misconceptions about Paganism and to work
for the rights of Pagans to worship freely and without censure. To
help accomplish this, the PF organizes members' only and public
events, maintains personal contact with individual members and
with the wider Pagan community, publishes a quarterly journal,
Pagan Dawn, and holds an annual conference in London, UK, each
November. The Pagan Federation International consists of all those
regions lying outside of the United Kingdom, many of whom, like
their UK counterparts, hold public gatherings throughout the
The PF doesn't exist to promote any single path within
Paganism, nor do we presume to represent all Pagans. Rather our
members are drawn from all strands of Paganism, are at least 18
years of age, and subscribe to the Three Principles which give the
Pagan Federation its common purpose and focus:
- Love for and Kinship with Nature.
Reverence for the life force and its ever-renewing cycles of
life and death.
A positive morality, in which the individual is responsible for
the discovery and development of their true nature in harmony
with the outer world and community. This is often expressed as
"Do what you will, as long as it harms none".
Recognition of the Divine, which
transcends gender, acknowledging both the female and male aspect
For more information about the Pagan Federation's history
and activities see the About the PF page.
For more information about the PF internationally or for other
Pagan organisations, please check our Contacts
page. To find out about pagan events happening in Australia see
our Events page. For more information on
the benefits of membership in the Pagan Fderation, check out our