EVENT – Samhuinn Fire Festival, 31st October 2014

The Beltane Fire Society have announced the details of this year’s Samhuinn Fire Festival. With more than 6,000 spectators in 2013, the Beltane Fire Society event has become so popular it’s had to move its finale to its new city centre location at the Mound Precinct, so thousands more people can watch the spectacle and mark the […]

Samhuinn 2014

EVENT – Edinburgh Samhuinn Fire Festival, 31st October 2013

Edinburgh Samhuinn Fire Festival, Parliament Square, 31st October 2013, 9-11pm (free event) From the Beltane Fire Society Once again we gather to celebrate Samhuinn, the Celtic New Year, with our unique festival event in the heart of Edinburgh’s atmospheric Old Town. With drumming, dancing, voice and music, street theatre, captivating fire performance and stunning costumes, […]

EVENT – Beltane Fire Festival, 30th April 2011.

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