Beltane 2017 in the Media

Thanks to the incredible amount of effort put in by everyone involved – in making this our most spectacular event to date – Beltane Fire Festival 2017 got some fantastic coverage in the local and national media…

The Reds and Beasties made their way onto the front page of The Times, while Aios Fior featured on the front page of the Scotsman:
The BBC featured the best pictures from this year’s festival on 1 May in “In Pictures: Beltane Fire Festival Welcomes In The Summer“:

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We also featured in the BBC Alba’s An La news programme on Monday evening, which contained some lovely shots and commentary from the festival:

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The Guardian also included this shot of the Reds about to charge in their Photos of the Day:

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The Scotsman and the Edinburgh Evening News both included the article: “Edinburgh’s Calton Hill Ablaze for 30th Beltane Fire Festival“:

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The National ran with “30th Beltane Fire Festival Is Bigger Than Ever“:

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The Edinburgh Reporter also wrote a nice report of the “Beltane Fire Festival 2017“:

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While the Metro also featured some Beltane photos in a photos round of “Here’s How May Day Looked Around The UK”:

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In the run up to the festival, we also featured in the Scottish news. STV published an article “Burning bright: Beltane festival celebrates 30 years of fire” with a look back through our 30 year history:

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Edinburgh Evening News also ventured into our history, speaking to our founder Angus Farquhar about the very first festivals in “Final Preparations for Beltane Fire Festival“:
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The Herald and the Edinburgh Evening News also covered the family-friendly Beltane Community Open Day. The Herald ran with “Beltane Fire Festival launch new family day to herald the summer“:

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Did you see us somewhere in the news? Or have you featured us in your blog? Let us know by sharing the links in the comments section below:

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