Edinburgh is a tremendously popular place for all magic and spirituality lovers. The Old Town almost looks like a Harry Potter set and the astonishing amount of ghost tours are a daily occurrence. While Edinburgh holds a dark past regarding witches and wizards, it is no longer illegal to practice witchcraft. A spirituality-inspired alternative late market, Midnight Lunar Market, is coming to The Voodoo Rooms on both Monday, March 18, bringing alternative traders of all kinds into one place. The event also marks Spring Equinox, giving us more hope for the warmer months and longer days.
The market aims to fill in the space for the current lack of late-night events and markets around the city, support local small businesses and give people who work shifts an opportunity to also visit the unique event. Midnight Lunar Market will be an inclusive space where everyone is welcome while encouraging market-goers to make sustainable choices and respect our planet.
The Voodoo Rooms is a late-night multi-room bar, restaurant and entertainment venue near St Andrew Square, located at a historical building compromising of rich original features and woodwork throughout. It’s a popular spot for signature cocktails, as well as a catch-up with friends and family over a fine meal. So, after you’re done shopping, the experience doesn’t have to end there: the bar will still be open.
At Midnight Lunar Market, you can get a tarot reading, fill up your crystal collection, acquire new art, a new tarot deck or purchase a myriad of herbal tea blends. For example, in the past markets, Multiple local businesses have been there to satisfy all your herbal tea, spell kit and oil needs, offering witchcraft advice for anyone who needs it.
In past markets, Alana from Scales Jewellery had plenty of original bewitching and spacey original earrings to choose from.
Jennifer from Bewitching Fates has also been seen at the market as a tarot reader, aiming to provide comfort and empowerment to those seeking spiritual guidance. Whether it’s your first ever reading or you get them done regularly, there’s nothing like getting a thrill out of peeking into the unknown as well as finding comfort.
While we can’t guarantee all of the aforementioned stalls will be there, guests can always check closer to the day before going. So, let your curiosity flow at Midnight Lunar Market which could bring answers to questions you never knew you asked.