HexFest Livestream: Schedule for 2021!

Presented by Brian Cain, Christian Day
and the Witches of New Orleans

2020 Livestream Schedule

This is the schedule of classes for HexFest Livestream 2020, which are all livestreamed through our Hex Education Network on the Crowdcast Platform. Each of the links below will take registered attendees directly into the specific class of your choice. You can then select other classes as they happen from within the Crowdcast itself.

Fri, Aug 7, 2020 5:30 PM
HexFest Opening Ceremony [Enter Class!]
Join Brian and Christian with the New Orleans Coven and the Dragon Ritual Drummers as we welcome everyone into the magic!
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 9:00 AM
Don’t Grow Older Grow Better Featuring Fiona Horne [Enter Class!]
A workshop that discusses magick, fitness, exercise and nutrition and where they intersect in profound transformation. Expect to be inspired with a renewed appreciation for your physical form.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 9:00 AM
Cerridwen - Witch, Goddess, Muse Featuring Kristoffer Hughes [Enter Class!]
Journey into the deep past with Druid Chief; Kristoffer Hughes to discover the nature of Wales' most enduring, enigmatic and magical figure - Cerridwen: Guardian of the cauldron of inspiration and transformation, Goddess of the Awen, Witch and Mother.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 9:00 AM
The Magic Circle of the Witches Featuring Elhoim Leafar [Enter Class!]
In this workshop we will devote ourselves to explore as deeply as possible the different uses of the magic circle, its construction methods, its consecration, and its importance when performing any kind of magical work.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 9:00 AM
Hoodoo in the Blood Featuring Sen Elias [Enter Class!]
Sen Elias will discuss the hereditary aspects of hoodoo work. You will gain valuable insight into: The importance of ancestor veneration, Ancestor altars, and Workings that can be done with a strong connection to the past
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 10:45 AM
Amulets and Talismans Featuring Sandra Mariah Wright [Enter Class!]
Since ancient times, every culture has its own diverse examples of amulets believed to bestow luck, repel disease or confound evil. Amulets and talismans have power gained through the faith of the devoted. During this workshop, Salem's own High Priestess of Talismans welcomes you to share the stories of the amulets you already carry and create a simple talisman, and bless it for a specific purpose.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 10:45 AM
Magical Powders Featuring Kenya Coviak [Enter Class!]
Gathering spell components can be as simple as running to the cabinet or trekking to a botanica. Either way, knowing how to blend and charge powders to your magical purpose is a skill that you can develop. In this workshop, you'll learn how to process, empower, and use bespelled powdered materials to manifest your desire.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 10:45 AM
Voodoo and Afro-Caribbean Paganism Featuring Lilith Dorsey [Enter Class!]
The world of New Orleans voodoo is a universe populated with sacred gods, spirit possessions, and natural grace. Despite media portrayals of zombies and wild abandon, the religion is actually a complex system of nature-inspired belief. This class will answer your questions, and introduce you to the voodoo gods of fire, love, lightning, and more.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 10:45 AM
Scottish Fairy Lore Featuring Ellen Evert Hopman [Enter Class!]
Learn the basics of polite contact with the Sidhe Realm (the Fairy Realm) because they are all around us and these days, we need their help as much as they need ours.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 10:45 AM
Tarot Magick with Oils, Candles and Crystals Featuring Lady Rhea [Enter Class!]
Lady Rhea will discuss using the oils with cards, candles and crystals to create a unique approach to spell work and achieve your goals.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 1:30 PM
Developing your Mediumship Skills Featuring Leanne Marrama [Enter Class!]
Leanne will help those who are interested in beginning to develop their psychic mediumship skills. She will guide you to make a connection with your ancestors, spirit guides, and loved ones. Learn what it means to be a psychic medium, Heighten your awareness so you can see Spirit, Open up so you can recognize the various entities that affect you, Begin to work with automatic writing. Leanne will be able to help you help others with the mystery of communication with the dead.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 1:30 PM
How to Find God and Join a Cult: A Brief Course in Life, the Cosmos, and Everything that Matters Featuring Levi Rowland [Enter Class!]
In this workshop, we're going to explore what it means to serve the Gods in our magic. What is at the heart of the Mysteries? Where are our altars? Participants will focus on Finding Deity: gods, pantheons, and the power of names. Prayer, Meditation and Pathworking: speaking to (and with) the Divine. Ecstasy and Transcendence: chant, dance, wine, and letting go of fear. Initiation, Traditions, and the Cult: plunging into a path, choosing a teacher, and making a commitment.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 1:30 PM
The Witch's Wheel of the Year Featuring Jason Mankey [Enter Class!]
Timeless. Ancient. Eternal. Modern? The Wheel of the Year followed by Modern Witches is all of those things and more! Many of the sabbats we celebrate have truly ancient roots, while others are less than 100 years old. Journey round the Wheel and learn the history of all eight sabbats and the folklore and customs we associate with each of them. It’s everything you’ve ever wanted to know (and more) about the greater and lesser sabbats!
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 1:30 PM
The Magic of the Mind Featuring Michael Correll [Enter Class!]
A significant amount of our magical ability lies within the subconscious mind. This is not merely placebo. Many of the symbols and objects we use in magic actually trigger portions of our hidden mind—the place where true magic resides—and causes real change to happen. This workshop is about Mind Control. Within it, you will learn how to take charge of the deep recesses of our inner landscape to change your entire world in accordance with will.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 3:15 PM
Ritual for the 21 Taras Featuring Lady Rhea [Enter Class!]
The magick of Tibetan Buddhism has long been an integral part of the life and magick that is Lady Rhea. She often refer to herself as a Wiccabu, a term she uses to describe both the traditional Witch and magickal practitioner of Buddhism. In this ritual we will be invoking the powers of all 21 verses of the Great Mother Tara, she who saves. The ritual will include a Brief history of Tara Ritual so you may continue the practice.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 3:15 PM
The Dr. Johns: The Stories, The Legends, The Music Featuring Lilith Dorsey [Enter Class!]
New Orleans has given us legends in the form of Dr. John. Dr. John Montanee who was said to drum for the rites of the legendary Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau. Modern times have graced us with the music legend that is Dr. John, aka Mac Rebennack. To all who heard him Dr. John was pure magick. In this workshop, I will talk about our rituals, and services we performed both in private and on stage in front of thousands.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 3:15 PM
Salem Witches Spill the Tea: Tea Leaf Reading Featuring Sandra Mariah Wright and Leanne Marrama [Enter Class!]
Want to know the real deal about Tea Leaf Reading? Sandra Mariah Wright and Leanne Marrama demolish the stuffy image of Tasseomancy in a relaxed class designed to have you quickly reading your own tea leaves. Explore some of the time-tested meanings of symbols, Learn methods of determining timelines, Read a few sample cups from photos. No hot water to get into—just a bit of back story, an easy-to-understand system, and some fun with two of Salem's most notoriously sassy Witches!
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 3:15 PM
Magical Lamps Featuring Kenya Coviak [Enter Class!]
Keeping the home fires burning is not just a phrase for common understanding. No, it can be a spell in itself. Using magical lamps, whether glass, clay, or other mediums, are one of the first skills that many practitioners learn. You will walk away from this class knowing how to use several real world techniques in working a magical lamp. This class is about practical hands on work, not theory.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 3:15 PM
Your Gods, My Gods, Our Gods Featuring Elhoim Leafar [Enter Class!]
A workshop whose only goal is to simplify our relationship with the Gods of our different cults as one, gods, divinities, deities, orixas and our relationship with them depends in most cases on two bases: Our upbringing and place of birth and our learning and those books that we read. We'll focus on reaching the most intimate points of our relationship with our Gods, the Gods of our ancestors, and all those who walked through these lands before us.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 5:00 PM
Create Your Own Mojo Bag; High John The Conqueror and “The Hand Of Freedom” Featuring Witchdoctor Utu [Enter Class!]
Author Witchdoctor Utu, will be sharing a hands on class to birth a “mojo hand” that is sourced from the magic and conjure of the Underground Railroad. There will be a talk on mojo bags, their origins and unique history before the attendees birth and empower the “Mojo Hand Of Freedom.”
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 5:00 PM
The Horned God 2.5 Featuring Jason Mankey [Enter Class!]
From Pan to Cernunnos to Herne the Hunter, it's a history of the Horned God and the many horny, horned, and antlered deities associated with him. Discover the origins of the Horned God in pre-history and how he's been reimagined and rediscovered over the centuries.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 5:00 PM
Kitchen Witchery: How to Make Magic in the Kitchen Daily Featuring Mimi Eubanks [Enter Class!]
Cooking meets Witchcraft! Think a witchy version of Martha Stewart. Join New Orleans Witch and Psychic Mimi Eubanks as she guides you through magic you may already practice when it comes to cooking. Learn about the magical properties of herbs and basic tools that any Kitchen Witch should own.She’ll show you how Kitchen Witchery can Teach patience, Help you tune in with the seasons, Strengthen your connection with your ancestors’ heritage, and Create a healthy relationship between you and food.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 5:00 PM
The Sorcery of St Cyprian Featuring Jason Miller [Enter Class!]
The great mystery of Cyprian is that he was both a Conjuror and a Christian. Take away the Sorcery and he is just another occultist that renounced magic like Bartolo Longo .In this talk Jason will discuss how the sacraments and sacramental rites can be exploited for Sorcery through the intercession of St Cyprian and how this most ennigmatic figure can for a bridge between Heaven and Hell, Pagan and Christian, Living and Dead.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 5:00 PM
Singing in Chains - The Magic of the Human Voice Featuring Kristoffer Hughes [Enter Class!]
Bardism lies at the heart of the Druid/Celtic magical traditions. The Bardic Arts are inherently magical and have endured in the Celtic lands for countless centuries. Bards have the power to inspire, satirise, create, curse and destroy - with only the sound of their voices. How? Join Druid Chief; Kristoffer Hughes to explore the magic of the human voice from a perspective that is 2,500 years in the making, and yet just as current today.
Sat, Aug 8, 2020 8:00 PM
Drums of Voodoo: A Drumming Circle with The Dragon Ritual Drummers [Enter Class!]
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 9:00 AM
Learning Magical Herbs on Poisonous Paths Featuring Kenya Coviak [Enter Class!]
Walk with Kenya Coviak on the darker side of the garden. She'll show you what hex can heal and what can heal cannot only hex but it can hurt you many ways as well. Participants will learn how to handle, use, and respect the more interesting herbs on the poison path. Special emphasis will be placed on how to store your ingredients safely.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 9:00 AM
Foraging and Fossicking for Magickal Tools Featuring Fiona Horne [Enter Class!]
Nature is a Witches Bible and everything we need for working ritual and spell casting can be found in her. Witches are the healers and conscious custodians of our Planet and working positively Transformative Magick with the natural world by creatively interacting with the planet rebirths humanity’s place in the world. Fiona offers a guide to identifying and procuring Magickal tools from the natural world and using them in everyday witchcraft to experience an enchanted and fulfilling life.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 9:00 AM
Magical Techniques of the Druids Featuring Ellen Evert Hopman [Enter Class!]
This will be a talk on some of the ancient Druid magical techniques such as wind augury, divination by Ogham, the Sword of Light, The Vessel of Plenty, the Silver Branch, Illumination between the Hands, and the three kinds of harp music.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 9:00 AM
Good Fortune Featuring Jason Miller [Enter Class!]
Once the need for fixing things with spells runs out, and the strategies have been set with sorcery, there is another more subtle layer of magical practice, a life of good fortune. This seemingly effortless state of magic, where the universe itself seems to conspire with you, is not simply an accident of birth. It is the result of a life set up to maintain a relationship with the spirits and hold certain key practices long term that results in a kind of open-hand magic.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 10:45 AM
To Hel and Back: Descending to the Dark Goddess Featuring Christine Stephens [Enter Class!]
Pathworkings are a valuable part of any magical practice. They open doors to the subconscious, allowing you to access key knowledge that may be locked away from your waking mind. This is especially true when dealing with your shadow self. You'll descend into the realm of the Dark Goddess with Christine. We'll lift the mystical veil that can only be uncovered when one is brave enough to step into the dark with one's eyes wide open.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 10:45 AM
Enduring Branches - The Power of Trees in Magical Traditions Featuring Kristoffer Hughes [Enter Class!]
Trees connect magical traditions, spiritualities and religions from time immemorial. Magical words and titles in the Celtic languages all refer to the power and mystery held in trees. Why are trees so important to global magical traditions? How can we learn from them, be inspired by them, and move into relationship with trees to enhance our magic? Join Druid Chief; Kristoffer Hughes on a journey to the World Tree and beyond.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 10:45 AM
Unlock the Secret Powers of the Italian Saints Featuring Leanne Marrama [Enter Class!]
Italian Witches have relationships with the Saints that are woven into families for generations. Meet these powerful spiritual allies that have guided seekers throughout the centuries. Learn how to direct their power for protection, bringing love into your life, to have success, find and make a connection with your personal Saint, manifest personal power, and know and honor your ancestors. Also, learn how to use the Secrets of the Saints in your daily life for Wealth, Health, and Happiness.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 10:45 AM
Enchanted Spaces Featuring Lady Rhea [Enter Class!]
In the Enchanted Candle book, Lady Rhea covered creating altars for varied candle work. She first started creating altar spaces in 1968. Shrines of devotion to ask deity to assist in your needs. This can vary from gods to saints to eclectic non-denominational workings. In this workshop, Lady Rhea will be discussing Altars for Love, Money, Protection, and Devotion. She'll also explore Deities, Adornments, Offerings, and Psychic development.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 1:30 PM
The Ties That Bind: Knot and Cord Magick Featuring Sandra Mariah Wright [Enter Class!]
One of the most versatile items in any Witch’s toolbox is the cord. Explore the history and myriad uses of knots and cords with Salem’s own High Priestess of Talismans, Sandra Mariah Wright. Part of this workshop will allow you the time and space to create a Witch's Ladder for yourself. Make sure to have small items handy related to something you are working on to add personal touches to your spell.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 1:30 PM
The Sacred Herbs of Samhain Featuring Ellen Evert Hopman [Enter Class!]
An overview of some of the herbs and trees of the Samhain Fire Festival, including their magical, medicinal and spiritual aspects. Communication with the dead, protection, purification and entering the Fairy Realm are made possible by the wise use of these traditional plants. The basics will be covered; for a complete understanding of dosages, preparation methods and cautions please consult Ellen’s books!
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 1:30 PM
Crafting the Best Rituals of Your Life Featuring Jason Mankey [Enter Class!]
Books and blogs make it look so easy, but crafting great rituals is hard work. Effective rituals require more than pretty words and elaborate props, they depend on just the right energy, and ritual facilitators who know how to work with both other Witches and the higher powers they conjure up in their circles! You can create powerful, life-changing rituals, it’s just a matter of knowing all the tricks of the trade! Effective ritual takes a lot of work, but it can be done! Come find out how.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 1:30 PM
10 Laws of Financial Sorcery Featuring Jason Miller [Enter Class!]
If you were hoping to get “The Greatest Sure Fire Success Spell that will Set You Up for Life!” You’ll be disappointed. Jason won’t waste your time with things you’re not interested in. If you were hoping to dive into the transformation of thinking, strategy, and tactics necessary to make a meaningful change in your finances with magic, THIS is the class!
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 1:30 PM
Chrysalis of the Gods: Healing Trauma through Magical Pathwork Featuring Carie Ewers [Enter Class!]
In this workshop Carie will explore Magical techniques to identify and name our traumas, Physical body and breathing techniques for healing, Balance and the chakras, Prayer and deity focused altar work and Healing hands energy work. As spiritual beings we all desire to aid the world and work towards a richer community experience, however, we cannot ignore the importance of working through and healing our own souls. It is dark work sometimes, but necessary work.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 3:15 PM
Candomble & Ancestral Magic Featuring Elhoim Leafar [Enter Class!]
In this workshop we'll explore the roots of one of the most beautiful esoteric traditions brought from Africa together, which yields a sacred cult to the Orixas and the ancestors in such an admirable way that we fall in love with just thinking about it. If you understand at least a little about religion, if you identify as Catholic, Pagan, Wiccan, Voodoo, Hoodoo, Santeria, or any other tradition this workshop is for you.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 3:15 PM
Psychic Skills Development: Protection, Spiritual Growth and Psychic Power featuring Elie Barnes [Enter Class!]
The way to powerful psychic development is a long road up an imposing mountain; but great heights can be reached with regular practice, specialized techniques, and knowledge of one's inner plane guides. In this class, Elie takes us through historical discussion and practice of Rosicrucian Hermetic techniques of moving human consciousness from one plane to another and through-out the Akashic Record. The class will include psychic techniques such as clairvoyance and telepathy.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 3:15 PM
Dream Interpretation Featuring Leanne Marrama and Sandra Mariah Wright [Enter Class!]
In this workshop learn how to gain control of your dreams so you can obtain strength in the waking world. Discover how to remember your dreams, Identify recurring themes and what they mean, and Put down the dream dictionaries and understand the messages that spirits are communicating with you as you sleep.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 3:15 PM
Money Drawing Magic Featuring Sen Elias [Enter Class!]
There are many tricks and tools that can be used for you to always have more than enough money. In this class, Sen Elias will begin with a discussion on the nature of prosperity itself. Together, we will challenge the ideas of scarcity in our society and share solutions. Next, Sen Elias will share his three tier system of money drawing magic intended to escape poverty, increase income and obtain success.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 3:15 PM
Lilith, Maman Brigitte and Pomba Gira : The Dark Goddesses of Your Dreams Featuring Lilith Dorsey [Enter Class!]
The ancient and powerful Goddesses of the night have been honored for centuries, and in some cases millennia. There is Lilith, mistress of the dark, draped in sensuality and strength. Next we have Maman Brigitte, Queen of the Dead, who devotees turn to for justice and protection. Last, this workshop will discuss the bare breasted and un-apologetically sexual Pomba Gira who can spin the world. In this class we'll explore these sacred feminine forces with shrines, spells, and more.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 5:00 PM
Practicing in a Pandemic with Leanne Marrama, Sandra Mariah Wright, Lady Rhea, and Jason Miller [Enter Class!]
Magickal group practice has suffered a significant upheaval in the time of Covid-19, but even solitary practitioners have felt the impact of the global pandemic. Facebook Live and Zoom may work for devotional workings, coven meetings, and even some rituals, but what about Initiations and Elevations, and other practices that require physical interactions? For those groups daring to meet in person, what are the adapted protocols that will keep everyone safe and healthy? What's our new normal?
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 5:00 PM
Dismantling White Supremacy in the Magical Community: A Panel with Kenya Coviak, Sen Elias, Lilith Dorsey, and Christian Day [Enter Class!]
Discussions in the magical community about systemic racism and the culture of white supremacy have increased in volume and intensity, and this reckoning has been a long time coming. The aim of this panel is to build community with other practitioners taking up this deeper work, to become more familiar with frameworks to explore and address the culture of white dominance, and to share strategies, theories, actions, and best practices that challenge and counter racism in the magical community.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 5:00 PM
The Impact of Unverified Personal Gnosis (UPG): A Panel with Witchdoctor Utu, Jason Mankey, Elie Barnes, and Ellen Evert Hopman [Enter Class!]
The desire to communicate with, and commune with, specific divine beings often results in personal revelations about these archetypes that can deviate from or conflict with accepted and documented historical fact. The internet spreads these tales rapidly, changing the way the Gods are perceived. We will discuss the impact of UPG on various magical practices, the benefits and pitfalls of sharing UPG with others, and how to judge the dreams and other forms these revelations often take.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 5:00 PM
Magical Self-Care: A Panel with Brian Cain, Christine Stephens, Levi Rowland, and Elhoim Leafar [Enter Class!]
Magical practitioners, psychics, empaths, and other sensitives require a level of holistic self-care that goes beyond the basics. We will discuss how specific practices like aligning with the cycles of nature, the Moon, and the movements of the planets, balancing the sacred elements within you, and bringing your body, mind, and spirit into alignment to deepen your understanding of yourself can help you heal the wounds of the past, feel more fulfilled, and manifest a better life.
Sun, Aug 9, 2020 6:30 PM
HexFest Closing Ceremony [Enter Class!]
Join Brian and Christian with the New Orleans Coven and the Dragon Ritual Drummers as we close our weekend with magic!

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“HexFest is a beautifully and professionally run event. I felt so welcome and met such wonderful forever friends as well as a full network of magical contacts. If you only go to one magical event a year, let Hexfest be it!”
Tonya, New Orleans, LA