Beltane Festival

Beltane in Edinburgh

Beltane Fire Festival 2012, Calton Hill, Review

‘Sacrifice the virgins!’ screamed a young lady standing next to me in the tightly packed throng, all craning for a better glimpse of what’s happening up ahead. Normally in a crowded public place, this type of loudly expressed sentiment would get you arrested, or at the very least cause a ripple of raised eyebrows.

Role of the Beltane Fire Society

Submitted by edg on Mon, 24 Apr '06 9.34am

Edinburgh's Beltane Fire Festival was created in its current form in 1988, the product of a small group of enthusiasts including the musical collective Test Department