Celebrate the first signs of summer with the Beltane Fire Society! Our thirtieth reimagining of the ancient Celtic festival of Beltane will take place on the 30th April… Read more “Beltane Fire Festival 2017”
Tonight’s the night! After months of hard work, our volunteer performers, drummers, stewards, production team and photographers are putting the final touches to their costumes, limbering up,… Read more “Beltane Fire Festival 2017 Is Nearly Upon Us”
Today from 1-4pm the Beltane Fire Society are opening up Calton Hill with our family-friendly event. It doesn’t matter if you’ve never been to festival before or… Read more “Today’s The Day of our Beltane Community Open Day!”
This year we have a new group at Beltane Fire Festival: The Evergreens In their own words: ” The Evergreens are the ghosts, memories and joys of… Read more “Evergreen: The Many Faces of Beltane’s Green Man – in pictures”
With just two days to go until Beltane 2017, we wanted to share some stunning shots taken of the Beltane Showcase (held last weekend in Edinburgh’s City… Read more “Final Walk-Through and Showcase Photos”
Every year one of the highlights of the Beltane Fire Festival is our fire arch. The May Queen leads her procession through it, a huge structure that’s… Read more “Our 30th Beltane’s Most Unusual Fire Arch”
With just five days to go until Beltane Fire Festival 2017(!!!), we’ve got a few more behind-the-scenes photos we wanted to share with you. All our groups… Read more “Behind the Scenes with Water Point, Aios Fior & Fire Puppets”
Not long now until Beltane 2017, so we wanted to share with you the proposed timings for the night and route of the procession as well as more details about characters to look out for.