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Beltane Fire festival lights up Edinburgh

Thousands of people gathered on Calton Hill in Edinburgh on Thursday night for the Beltane Fire Festival.
Organisers said hundreds of revellers took part in the celebration of the coming of summer.

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Edinburgh Beltane Festival marks start of summer

Edinburgh's Beltane Fire Festival took to Calton Hill tonight, marking the beginning of summer.
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Beltane or Beltaine is the anglicised spelling of Old Irish Bel(l)taine or Beltine (modern Irish Bealtaine, Scottish Gaelic Bealltainn), the Gaelic name for either the month of May or the festival that takes place on the first day of May.
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The Wicker Man - fire leap



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Walpurgis Night (Walpurgisnacht) is a traditional spring festival on 30 April or 1 May in large parts of Central and Northern Europe. Its celebration is associated with dancing and with bonfires.
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Beltane 2009 (Enchanted mix)



Beltane Fire Festival Edinburgh - 2009



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Beltain at Butser

Saturday 30th April - 4.30pm to 10pm

This years event will be bigger and better than ever! Join us for our wonderful celebration of the start of Summer.
Enjoy a variety of food stalls, licensed bar, bands, and much more, culminating in the burning of our spectacular Wicker Man.

Please note - No animals are allowed (except guidedogs)
And - the site will be closed to the public until 4.30pm

Discounted Pre-booked Tickets : 12 adults and 6 children

Booking 02392 598838

Tickets on the gate:
Cash only 15 adults 10 children

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Beltane or Beltaine is the anglicised spelling of Old Irish Beltain (modern Irish Bealtaine, Scottish Gaelic Bealltainn), the Gaelic name for either the month of May or the festival that takes place on first day of May.
Bealtaine was historically a Gaelic festival celebrated in Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man.

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Sunset - Paul Giovanni - The Wicker Man Soundtrack



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