Karen Kay, is a former BBC news editor who founded her own International fairy magazine called ‘FAE’. Her fairy journey started in her Grandmother’s garden where she used to make fairy perfume as a young girl! She is related to renowned fairy poet and author, Walter De La Mare. Karen is currently working on her forthcoming fairy book, and is creating an oracle card deck.

She is a certified Fairyologist and writer, and the Editor in Chief of FAE Magazine (Faeries and Enchantment). Karen also founded the 3 Wishes Fairy Festival, the UK’s first faerie festival with overnight camping, live music stages and faerie entertainment. She also founded the first UK Faery Balls established in 2006.

“Faeries are very dear to me, as I see them as earth angels and guardian of our beautiful planet earth!  I create events that convey a sense of the magic that awaits when you connect with the beautiful energy of the faerie realms. I am related to the poet Walter de la Mare, who is known for his fairy poetry. You may have noticed I LOVE faeries, angels, unicorns, mermaids, and all things mystical!”

Karen Kay has organised events since 1994 and founded Love & Light Events, the divine platform for all of her events, past, present, and future – including; Earth, Health & Mystic Fayres (Est. 1994), The Angel Conference (a one-off event in 1999), Faery, Angel & Healing Fayre (Est. 2003),  The Green Man Midsummer Festival in Birmingham (a one-off event in 2005), The Faery Ball (Est 2006) and the 3 Wishes Faery Fest (Est 2007). She launched the Glastonbury Avalon Faery Ball and Avalon Faery Fayre in 2009, and is also the founder of London’s first Faery Ball – The Urban Faery Ball . Her journalistic experience and a Post Graduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism has proved to be invaluable regarding her current role as Editor in Chief for FAE Magazine (Faeries and Enchantment).

In 2000 she became a qualified Broadcast Journalist, and worked for the BBC and independent Radio stations including Pirate FM as a BJ (Broadcast Journalist) and News Editor.

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Karen was also the Cornwall Editor for Connect, an environmental magazine. She currently writes a column in South West Connections magazine, and has been writing for them for several years. She’s been an event organiser for more than 23 years and founded Love & Light Events, the divine umbrella for her events including; Earth, Health & Mystic Fayres (Est. 1994) The Angel Conference (a one-off event in 1999), Faery, Angel & Healing Fayre (Est. 2003), The Faery Ball (Est 2006) and the 3 Wishes Faery Fest (Est 2007).