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WELCOME TO THE THICKET

"Welcome to the house of ghosts, goblins, werewolves, vampires, witches, wizards and poltergeists."- Rosaleen Norton

Welcome to The Poison Thicket: Scarlet Loring's home on the web where you can find information on her recent works, upcoming events, contact and booking info. Scarlet is a third generation folk practitioner, Ring Woman of Cylgh An Carow Gwyn's  Dywenys Ring, oath-sworn practitioner of Fayerie Traditionalism, and initiate of pre-modern sorcery. She is also a certified Usui-Reiki Master Teacher through William Lee Rand's International Reiki School, as well as a licensed minister.

Scarlet is an mixed media artist,  esoteric herbalist and poisoner, as well as a writer. Through her artistic efforts she finds meaning cataloguing her spiritual path, ideas, and journey through creative works reflecting the spirits and ideologies she works with, honoring her ancestral crafts, and experimenting with what she has learned. 

WRITTEN WORK

Ghostly Roads

An Introduction to the Sorcerous Arte of 'Breaching' in the Manner of Fayerie Traditionalism

Essay, 2021

The Red Shoes

A Folk-Horror Fayerie Tale

Novella, 2022

CLASSES AND LECTURES

Jul Fest 2020

Hosted by Needfire Wellness

Making Incense for Winter Magic
17 December 2020

Botanica Obscura Conference 2022

Hosted by The Poisoner's Apothecary
Once Upon A Poison! Ancient Cults, Psychoactive Potions, and Fractured Fayerietales: An Examination of the Role of Henbane in Ancient European Religion & Culture

20 March 2023

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EVENTS (ORGANIZER)

Shades of the Dead:

A Workshop with Author David Salisbury

with Maiden, Mother, Crone Metaphyscal LLC

The Poe Museum - Richmond, VA

25 October, 2019

 

The Hallows Market

with Maiden, Mother, Crone Metaphyscal LLC

The Hoffheumer Building - Richmond, VA

27 October, 2019

 

The Olde May Fayre

as The Poison Thicket
Virtual Beltane Festival on Facebook

9-18 May 2020

Photographing Fairies

With Commentary by Robin Artisson

as The Poison Thicket

Virtual Watch Party and Lecture on Kast App

19 June 2021