Angus Farquhar, Beltane founder spoke to us about how it all began and shared an excerpt from his diary from 30th April 1988 – the first Beltane Fire Festival on Calton Hill.
The harvests are about to begin, marking the start of the descent to Winter. The call of the Cailleach is growing louder, and the chill of winter… Read more “Group Organisers wanted for Samhuinn Fire Festival!”
When? 7pm on Monday 29th June 2015 Where? The Safari Lounge 21 Cadzow Place, Edinburgh, EH7 5SN Who? Existing BFS members who are available to perform, banner-carry… Read more “Planning Session for BFS at the Jazz & Blues Fest Carnival”
If you were in Edinburgh city centre yesterday, it would’ve been difficult to miss the glorious explosion of rainbow and awesome that was Pride Edinburgh 2015! It’s… Read more “Drumming with Pride!”
With preparations for the Samhuinn Fire Festival 2015 beginning (already!), it’s time to invite you to submit your beautiful artwork for consideration for the Samhuinn 2015 promotional… Read more “Invitation to submit poster and flyer artwork for Samhuinn 2015”
BFS is a diverse Society, open and welcoming to all. We’re very excited about Pride Edinburgh 2015, not only because it’s an opportunity to support our LGBTQIA+… Read more “BFS preparing for Pride Edinburgh 2015!”
The Beltane Fire Society AGM was held yesterday in the very lovely Calton Centre. The main order of the day was to vote for the 2015/2016 Board… Read more “Congratulations to our new Board of Trustees!”