A first look at the groups that make up Beltane Fire Festival 2018 and the volunteers who will be leading them.
Who are the Winter Drummers? Martin McCarthy gives us his thoughts on his role in Samhuinn 2017.
There was such a cavalcade of colourful characters roaming the Hill on Sunday night, that you may have wondered who was who. To explain a little more,… Read more “Our Photo Guide to Beltane 2017 Characters”
A brief guide to some of the more recognisable characters you will encounter at the Beltane Fire Festival.
Beltane may be known as a fire festival, but it may as well be considered to be a drum festival too. Drums are the beating heart of… Read more “The Drums of Beltane”
Last Saturday afternoon, BFS performers filled Hunter Square in Edinburgh with music, dancing and fire. One of our volunteers, Eva, took some video of the Processional Drummers… Read more “Video time! Processional Drummers at the Beltane 2016 busk”
Equipped with lights, cameras and protective ear plugs, Photopoint spent a Sunday afternoon in late March at a Processional Drummers rehearsal. This year’s Processional Drummers are strongly… Read more “Drumsticks, powder and paint”