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Fire on a stick!

Photopoint visited a Torchbearers rehearsal on the Meadows in Edinburgh last week for MORE FIRE!

We’re also excited to share this video of the Torchies practicing lighting the Neid Fire, the spark from which all other fire at the festival is lit. 104 more words

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Excitement! People have been writing things about Samhuinn 2016

With Samhuinn 2016 only ten days away, we’d like to share some lovely things people have written about us.

Holiday Lettings from Trip Advisor
13th September 2016… 93 more words


First outdoor walkthrough photos

On Sunday, everyone taking part in Samhuinn 2016 congregated on the Meadows for our first outdoor full-cast walkthrough rehearsal…

You can see lots more photos of Samhuinn 2016 rehearsals and preparation in… 77 more words

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Family Samhuinn 2016: A spooky invitation to children and their families

Family Samhuinn is a spooky invitation to children and their families to discover the ancient celebrations of the Celtic New Year via the medium of having loads of fun! 262 more words


Magic and flame with the Fire Ravens

Fire Ravens are a mysterious group of fire artists, conjurers, warriors and mercenaries, seeking to join forces with the victor of the Samhuinn battle…before the dark times come. 97 more words

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Busk for Samhuinn 2016

Samhuinn 2016 Busk

1-4pm on Saturday 22nd October

The Mound, Edinburgh

Revel in the spirit of Samhuinn during daylight hours! Our Samhuinn Busk is the perfect opportunity to meet some of the fascinating characters our volunteers have created and enjoy a taste of the amazing performances you’ll see at this year’s festival. 84 more words


Fayte vs Hunt

Word has it, Summer’s Fayte might be (symbolically!) breathing their last at the hands of the Wild Hunt in a couple of weeks. Photopoint caught up with them at Blackford to capture this rather frightening rehearsal. 85 more words

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