21 Dec Winter Solstice:Yule is the time of the winter solstice, when the sun child is reborn, an image of the return of all new life born through the love of the Gods. Within the Northern Tradition Yule is regarded as the New Year.
The Ogham Grove is formed of the twenty traditional ogham trees placed in their correct sequence. Yew is in the north for Winter Solstice; Ash is in the east for Spring Equinox; Apple in the south for Summer Solstice; and Elder in the west for the Autumn Equinox.
Witches Sabbats P3 Imbolic -- (February 2) Also know as Candlemas or Imbolic, this holiday signals the end of winter's gloom and the anticipation of the coming spring for most witches and pagans. Candles to banish the darkness of the winter season are the symbols of this day. White and pastels are the colours for imbolic..Ostara -- (March 20 -22, depending on when the equinox falls) This holiday, also known as the Spring Equinox, celebrates the newness of spring and the rebirth of life