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Behind The Pictures: Changes and darkness are important parts of life

This is the third of our Behind The Pictures series, where photographers and performers talk about some of their favourite images from last Samhuinn. Today, Bleu from Photopoint and Panda from No Point share their thoughts on this photo… 401 more words

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Announcing our Samhuinn 2016 poster

This year’s foliage and feather laden design is by freelance illustrator, and Beltane Fire Society member, Sonya Hallett. Submitted for last year’s poster competition, the powerful image had lingered in our collective minds. 208 more words

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Ripping, wrapping and recycling with the Torchbearers

Fire on a stick needs fuel, so long before our Torchbearers can shine brightly on Samhuinn night they need to make lots of torchballs to burn. 278 more words

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Guardians, grins and grass stains with our Stewards

Our Samhuinn 2016 Stewards are the friendly face of Samhuinn and the Guardians of our performers and of our witnesses. They have a unique view of the festival and offer a great way to take part in the event, learn crowd safety skills, boost your confidence, hang out with lovely people and be welcomed into the BFS community. 107 more words

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ProREDtariat Revolt!

Our Samhuinn 2016 Reds are an agile, cheery and enthusiastic bunch of acrobats. They also might be planning a coup. We’re not sure.

You can see lots more photos of Samhuinn 2016 rehearsals and preparation in… 63 more words

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Behind The Pictures: It is more merciful to quickly kill

This is the second of our Behind The Pictures series, where photographers and performers talk about some of their favourite images from last Samhuinn. Today, Raini from Photopoint and Lu from the White Hunt share their thoughts on this photo… 181 more words

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Words from our Cailleach: Water

Our Samhuinn 2016 Cailleach, Diana, has been musing on the element of water and would like to share her thoughts with you…

As I’ve been imagining myself more and more into the role of Cailleach in recent weeks, I’ve been intrigued to notice that I’ve become preoccupied with thoughts and images of water. 754 more words

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