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The clean-up begins

The clean-up begins

Following the recent vandalism of the Stone we began the task of removal and restoration. Hengest, Asrad and Ian spent hours painstakingly removing paint whilst trying not to mark the stone and the result was that the graffiti was greatly reduced and we are confident that with time it will disappear. It was a difficult […]

March 30, 2013 | 1 Comment More
White Horse Stone attacked again!

White Horse Stone attacked again!

Just as the stone was beginning to recover from the last attack and efforts to fade the paint naturally were taking effect, we are sad to report that the stone has once again been subjected to an act of vandalism. We received a report that someone had painted “runic” symbols on the stone in red […]

March 26, 2013 | 3 Comments More
In the Footsteps of Offa

In the Footsteps of Offa

This brand new film from OR Media traces the 23 mile section of the Offa’s Dyke Path between the Anglo-Saxon town of Kington and the village of Newcastle. It includes a some historical information regarding Offa’s rise to the throne of Mercia which it is hoped will inspire viewers to find out more. There are […]

September 2, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Yule at the White Horse Stone 2011

Yule at the White Horse Stone 2011

Odinic Rite members gathering at the White Horse Stone for their annual Yule celebrations.

August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Yule at the White Horse Stone

Yule at the White Horse Stone

Members of Fylfot Hearth of the Odinic Rite gather at the WHS each year for their Yule ritual. The following video gives some excerpts from this years gathering.

December 23, 2008 | 2 Comments More

Hengest “plays” the White Horse Stone

This is a short video clip of me “playing” the White Horse Stone through a hole that runs from front to rear.

November 11, 2008 | 2 Comments More

John Lesslie Hall 4 – The Lady Rowena

The Lady Rowena by John Lesslie Hall Few were the months ere foes numberless At the seashore’s sands savagely harassed The king of the Kentmen. The cruel, blood-thirsty Men of the Picts minded but little, then, Foes from the northland, how the fair-haired, dauntless Earlmen of Anglia ever intrepidly Hewed them with edges, aiding the […]

October 23, 2008 | 0 Comments More

John Lesslie Hall 3 – The Death Of Horsa

The Death Of Horsa by John Lesslie Hall Six-Winters’ time had the sweet, wavy-haired, Curly-locked queen of Kent-land and Albion Delighted her lord, lived with decorum As wife of his bosom. War-mooded men, then, Hot-hearted Kentmen, harassed the spirit Of Rowena the winsome, well-lovèd, far-famed Queen of the Kentmen; cruelly vexed her, Said she had […]

October 23, 2008 | 0 Comments More

John Lesslie Hall 2 – The Landing Of Hengist and Horsa

The Landing Of Hengist and Horsa John Lesslie Hall Early thereafter, earlmen of Anglia, With Hengist and Horsa, heroes distinguished and Leaders belovèd, leaped in their fast-chasing, Stout-builded, sturdy steeds of the water-ways, On the seas clomb then, to seek for the far-away, Wide-famed, sea-girt, water-encircled Island of Albion, most excellent land The sun ever […]

October 23, 2008 | 0 Comments More

John Lesslie Hall 1 – The Calling Of Hengist and Horsa

The Calling Of Hengist and Horsa by John Lesslie Hall Lo! in legend and lay long we have heard of The fame of our fathers, folk-leaders mighty, Eminent earlmen.   Oft, gleemen-thanes All through the ages, excellent song-smiths, Have sung of the bold and brave and illustrious Fathers of England from far o’er the waters, Earls of […]

October 23, 2008 | 1 Comment More

UN threatens to act against Britain for failure to protect heritage sites

The UN is threatening to put the Tower of London on its list of world heritage sites in danger after its experts accused the UK of damaging globally significant sites such as Stonehenge, the old town of Edinburgh and the Georgian centre of Bath, the Guardian has learned. Unesco, the UN’s cultural agency, has told […]

September 8, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Planting of New Life - 8th Guardians Event

Planting of New Life – 8th Guardians Event

On the 9th Lenting the Guardians of the White Horse Stone gathered for the 8th Guardians event. Previously, I had reported that in late Fogmoon last year we had planted around 30 hedge plants which we had obtained free from the charity Woodland Trust. After that event, I had ordered a further 30 hedge plants […]

March 15, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Planting at the WHS

Planting at the WHS

In late Fogmoon (November) Andy Robertson and myself met at the White Horse Stone to plant 30 native hedge plants. For the past few years we have been removed a great deal of rubbish from the immediate and surrounding area and at our last clear up we decided it was the right time to begin […]

November 30, 2007 | 0 Comments More

Earth Day 2007

As Odinists, we should make guardianship of Mother Jorth a priority at all times. We need to ensure such things as constant vigilance over the way we dispose of our rubbish, the way we utilise her precious gifts of resources such as water, wood, energy reserves etc and generally work to raise this same awareness […]

April 30, 2007 | 0 Comments More
Guardians Cleanup No.6 - A new site.

Guardians Cleanup No.6 – A new site.

On a beautiful Sunny Ostara morning the Guardians met in North Kent to carry out the first clean up of 2257. We met at our usual meeting place on Blue Bell Hill prior to travelling the short distance to the planned new clean up site. Over the past three years the Guardians have removed a […]

April 25, 2007 | 0 Comments More
Guardians Ostara meeting and 6th clean-up

Guardians Ostara meeting and 6th clean-up

Greetings All The Guardians will be holding their first clean up to 2007 on Ostara 21st (Saturday 21st April). The White Horse Stone is I am pleased to say almost completely clear of major rubbish and only general litter picking is required to maintain the site at present. That being the case I have decided […]

March 15, 2007 | 0 Comments More

White Horse Stone, Orange & Me

  I finally got around to ringing Orange for a PAC(K) code today, that enables me to change network. I have been meaning to dump them for a while after I heard about the White Horse Stone. It seems they have given up their plans for a second time, nevertheless, I don’t want anything to […]

August 14, 2006 | 0 Comments More

WHS the decision!!!

Greetings All Well curiosity got the better of me and so I thought I’d do a search on the Maidstone planning website. The news from the site is, I am sure you will agree with me, rather pleasing. The application has been REFUSED!!!! Yes! Yes! Yes! Main Location:LAND OFF CHATHAM ROAD, MAIDSTONE Status Refused on […]

July 31, 2006 | 0 Comments More
Burial mound saved in the Netherlands

Burial mound saved in the Netherlands

A report from our Dutch friend Boyke: For years now the burial mounds in the Dutch Province Drenthe have been neglected and sometimes heavily damaged. In the last couple of year’s young people do not appear to know the importance of these structures anymore and are therefore treating them with no respect at all. A […]

July 19, 2006 | 0 Comments More
Anti Phone Mast Posters at WHS

Anti Phone Mast Posters at WHS

Thought I would post a few pictures of the area that Orange wish to destroy and show you the posters that we put up yesterday.

May 23, 2006 | 0 Comments More