Beltane Fire Society

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The Beltane Fire Society is a community organisation that puts on the Beltane Fire Festival on Calton Hill and the Samhuinn Fire Festival on the Royal Mile, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The society was formed in 1988 for the second Beltane Fire Festival (the first on Calton Hill). The BFS also organises events for the other Celtic cross-quarter days, i.e., Imbolc and Lughnasad, and for Solstices and Equinoxes.

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Beltane Fire Society is a not-for-profit registered charity in Scotland (Charity Number: SC040137)

Please send social media and online presence enquiries to contact@beltane.org and all other enquiries to the Board of Directors at scribe@beltane.org




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  • Building beasts for Samhuinn 2013 with the Winter Riders. Photos (from top) by Heidi Korkala, Mark Taylor and Richard Winpenny.
  • Building beasts for Samhuinn 2013 with the Winter Riders. Photos (from top) by Heidi Korkala, Mark Taylor and Richard Winpenny.
  • Building beasts for Samhuinn 2013 with the Winter Riders. Photos (from top) by Heidi Korkala, Mark Taylor and Richard Winpenny.

Building beasts for Samhuinn 2013 with the Winter Riders. Photos (from top) by Heidi Korkala, Mark Taylor and Richard Winpenny.

  • Samhuinn 2013 battle practice with Einherjar, Last Light of Summer and the Wild Hunt. Photos by Heidi Korkala.
  • Samhuinn 2013 battle practice with Einherjar, Last Light of Summer and the Wild Hunt. Photos by Heidi Korkala.
  • Samhuinn 2013 battle practice with Einherjar, Last Light of Summer and the Wild Hunt. Photos by Heidi Korkala.

Samhuinn 2013 battle practice with Einherjar, Last Light of Summer and the Wild Hunt. Photos by Heidi Korkala.

  • Stewards and Photo Point fires safety training for Samhuinn 2013. Photos by Richard Winpenny.
  • Stewards and Photo Point fires safety training for Samhuinn 2013. Photos by Richard Winpenny.
  • Stewards and Photo Point fires safety training for Samhuinn 2013. Photos by Richard Winpenny.

Stewards and Photo Point fires safety training for Samhuinn 2013. Photos by Richard Winpenny.

  • A rehearsal with the Cailleachan for Samhuinn 2013. Photos by Nicole Taylor.
  • A rehearsal with the Cailleachan for Samhuinn 2013. Photos by Nicole Taylor.
  • A rehearsal with the Cailleachan for Samhuinn 2013. Photos by Nicole Taylor.

A rehearsal with the Cailleachan for Samhuinn 2013. Photos by Nicole Taylor.

  • A pre-Samhuinn costuming session with Blood Moon. Photos by Nicole Taylor.
  • A pre-Samhuinn costuming session with Blood Moon. Photos by Nicole Taylor.
  • A pre-Samhuinn costuming session with Blood Moon. Photos by Nicole Taylor.

A pre-Samhuinn costuming session with Blood Moon. Photos by Nicole Taylor.

  • Photos of Samhuinn 2013 by Anna Chaney of Photo Point.
  • Photos of Samhuinn 2013 by Anna Chaney of Photo Point.
  • Photos of Samhuinn 2013 by Anna Chaney of Photo Point.
  • Photos of Samhuinn 2013 by Anna Chaney of Photo Point.
  • Photos of Samhuinn 2013 by Anna Chaney of Photo Point.
  • Photos of Samhuinn 2013 by Anna Chaney of Photo Point.
  • Photos of Samhuinn 2013 by Anna Chaney of Photo Point.
  • Photos of Samhuinn 2013 by Anna Chaney of Photo Point.
  • Photos of Samhuinn 2013 by Anna Chaney of Photo Point.
  • Photos of Samhuinn 2013 by Anna Chaney of Photo Point.

Photos of Samhuinn 2013 by Anna Chaney of Photo Point.

  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Taliesin’s Troup by Nicole TaylorTech by Nicole TaylorTorchbearers by Nicole TaylorWhite Witches by Nicole TaylorWinter Court by Mark TaylorWinter Drummers by Nicole TaylorWinter Riders by Mark Taylor
  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Taliesin’s Troup by Nicole TaylorTech by Nicole TaylorTorchbearers by Nicole TaylorWhite Witches by Nicole TaylorWinter Court by Mark TaylorWinter Drummers by Nicole TaylorWinter Riders by Mark Taylor
  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Taliesin’s Troup by Nicole TaylorTech by Nicole TaylorTorchbearers by Nicole TaylorWhite Witches by Nicole TaylorWinter Court by Mark TaylorWinter Drummers by Nicole TaylorWinter Riders by Mark Taylor
  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Taliesin’s Troup by Nicole TaylorTech by Nicole TaylorTorchbearers by Nicole TaylorWhite Witches by Nicole TaylorWinter Court by Mark TaylorWinter Drummers by Nicole TaylorWinter Riders by Mark Taylor
  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Taliesin’s Troup by Nicole TaylorTech by Nicole TaylorTorchbearers by Nicole TaylorWhite Witches by Nicole TaylorWinter Court by Mark TaylorWinter Drummers by Nicole TaylorWinter Riders by Mark Taylor
  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Taliesin’s Troup by Nicole TaylorTech by Nicole TaylorTorchbearers by Nicole TaylorWhite Witches by Nicole TaylorWinter Court by Mark TaylorWinter Drummers by Nicole TaylorWinter Riders by Mark Taylor
  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Taliesin’s Troup by Nicole TaylorTech by Nicole TaylorTorchbearers by Nicole TaylorWhite Witches by Nicole TaylorWinter Court by Mark TaylorWinter Drummers by Nicole TaylorWinter Riders by Mark Taylor

Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…

Taliesin’s Troup by Nicole Taylor
Tech by Nicole Taylor
Torchbearers by Nicole Taylor
White Witches by Nicole Taylor
Winter Court by Mark Taylor
Winter Drummers by Nicole Taylor
Winter Riders by Mark Taylor

  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Anansi by Mark TaylorAos Sidhe by Nicole TaylorBeasties by Nicole TaylorBlood Moon by Mark TaylorBlues by Nicole TaylorBucketeers by Nicole TaylorNo Point by Nicole TaylorSeasonal Promise by Nicole Taylor
  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Anansi by Mark TaylorAos Sidhe by Nicole TaylorBeasties by Nicole TaylorBlood Moon by Mark TaylorBlues by Nicole TaylorBucketeers by Nicole TaylorNo Point by Nicole TaylorSeasonal Promise by Nicole Taylor
  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Anansi by Mark TaylorAos Sidhe by Nicole TaylorBeasties by Nicole TaylorBlood Moon by Mark TaylorBlues by Nicole TaylorBucketeers by Nicole TaylorNo Point by Nicole TaylorSeasonal Promise by Nicole Taylor
  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Anansi by Mark TaylorAos Sidhe by Nicole TaylorBeasties by Nicole TaylorBlood Moon by Mark TaylorBlues by Nicole TaylorBucketeers by Nicole TaylorNo Point by Nicole TaylorSeasonal Promise by Nicole Taylor
  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Anansi by Mark TaylorAos Sidhe by Nicole TaylorBeasties by Nicole TaylorBlood Moon by Mark TaylorBlues by Nicole TaylorBucketeers by Nicole TaylorNo Point by Nicole TaylorSeasonal Promise by Nicole Taylor
  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Anansi by Mark TaylorAos Sidhe by Nicole TaylorBeasties by Nicole TaylorBlood Moon by Mark TaylorBlues by Nicole TaylorBucketeers by Nicole TaylorNo Point by Nicole TaylorSeasonal Promise by Nicole Taylor
  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Anansi by Mark TaylorAos Sidhe by Nicole TaylorBeasties by Nicole TaylorBlood Moon by Mark TaylorBlues by Nicole TaylorBucketeers by Nicole TaylorNo Point by Nicole TaylorSeasonal Promise by Nicole Taylor
  • Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…
Anansi by Mark TaylorAos Sidhe by Nicole TaylorBeasties by Nicole TaylorBlood Moon by Mark TaylorBlues by Nicole TaylorBucketeers by Nicole TaylorNo Point by Nicole TaylorSeasonal Promise by Nicole Taylor

Portraits of some of the Samhuinn 2013 groups by Photo Point…

Anansi by Mark Taylor
Aos Sidhe by Nicole Taylor
Beasties by Nicole Taylor
Blood Moon by Mark Taylor
Blues by Nicole Taylor
Bucketeers by Nicole Taylor
No Point by Nicole Taylor
Seasonal Promise by Nicole Taylor

By Richard Winpenny from Photo Point

By Marcy Pursell on YouTube

By Marcy Pursell on YouTube

By Marcy Pursell on YouTube