EVENT – Beltane Fire Festival, 30th April 2011.

Beltane Fire Festival – Saturday 30th April 2011, 9pm.

Picture courtesy of Danny Williams

A night-time event culminating in a spectacular finale on Calton Hill, the Beltane Fire Festival  takes place on Saturday 30th April.

Celebrate the start of summer at this legendary Festival which a unique and wild procession of fire, drumming and revelry on Calton Hill.

Witness this spectacular revival of the ancient Celtic fertility festival in the heart of the Scottish capital.  

The Beltane website has an excellent FAQ section.  The Festival relies on volunteers and Beltane still require some stewards for the event.  More information can be found here. You can join the Beltane group on facebook.


Advance tickets for on the hill are on sale now. They are priced £6 (plus booking fee).

Tickets can be bought from:

The Hub Ticket Office, Castlehill, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH1 2NE   Tel: +44(0)131 473 2000  Tickets MUST be collected by 8pm on 30th April.

The Forest Cafe, 3 Bristo PlaceEdinburgh EH1 1EY

Ripping Records, 91 South Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1HN, 0131 226 7010

Saturday 30th April 2011

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