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Samhuinn 2014 Art

Inspired by the Beltane Fire Society Samhuinn Fire Festival:

A3 archive quality prints are available from me for £35, postage included (UK mainland only). Send me an email at janice.duke@hotmail.co.uk to purchase. 41 more words


To King or not to King?

Our Samhuinn 2014 Summer King, Ian Stuart, shares some thoughts about his role at the festival…

Why did I perform this year? There are several reasons why I put my name forward. 370 more words

In Pictures

A bed of thistles

Tom, one of the Group Organisers of the Beastie Drummers, shares a unique post-Samhuinn perspective…

“In the middle of the woods, leaves crunching beneath our feet, we stop and hold our breaths and listen… A strange kind of snoring, just on the edge of hearing is drifting between the trees. 258 more words

In Pictures

Jay's story: Becoming a Torchbearer

Hey, my name is Jay, and I’m a Beltane virgin. Well, not anymore, for obvious reasons. I decided several months ago to part of the Beltane Fire Society, after having been privileged enough to watch their celebrations of Summer. 430 more words

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The King is Dead. Long live the King!

Spike, our newly crowned King of Winter, talks about his Samhuinn experience…

I took on the role of Prince of Winter because I wanted to test myself. 219 more words

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Ramblings of a modern druidess - Samhuinn and other stuff

It’s been a while since you heard some actual ramblings from me. I’ve been featuring a lot of book releases and their authors, and it’s been great fun. 624 more words



After a trip to Edinburgh to celebrate the coming of Winter (though most people dread the winter months) I would like to share the experience. The photos were taken during the Beltane Fire Society’s parade down the Highstreet of Edinburgh. 569 more words

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I had a fabulous time with Nomad Photographic and friends at the 2014 Beltane Fire Society Samhuinn Fire Festival in Edinburgh. Here is his blog about the event‎: