Continuing our series of photo essays, we wanted to provide a bit of a guide to the strange and beautiful characters you might encounter on the Hill.
Maps and rough timings at Beltane 2018
With just five days to go until Beltane 2018, we wanted to share with you the proposed timings for the night and route of the procession.
Counterpoint drumming, video by Robert Pittuck
Counterpoint drumming at the Beltane Fire Festival 2012, Calton Hill, Edinburgh by Robert Pittuck on YouTube
Some videos of Beltane Fire Society performers busking at the Mound in Edinburgh on 14th April. There are lots more videos on SarahJReay’s YouTube channel.
Counterpoint need more Torchies!
A message from Counterpoint… The Counterpoint Drummers require some more torchbearers. We will be processing around the hill on Beltane night spreading our Wintery rhythms until we… Read more “Counterpoint need more Torchies!”
Counterpoint are a relatively new group on the hill, celebrating our first birthday this Beltane. We’re a contrary collection of drummers and torch bearers who undertake a… Read more “Counterpoint”