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Samhuinn Fire Festival

  • 31 October 2019 - 31 October 2019
  • 7pm - midnight | Adult £8.80 (advanced), £10 on day; Child £4.40 (advanced), £5 on day; limited low income tickets £3.30 advanced; children under 5 go free
  • Calton Hill, Edinburgh
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Edinburgh's spectacular Winter festival returns once more to Calton Hill with a fiery twist on Halloween night. Witness the dramatic battle between the seasons up close, brought to life by a mix of fire, drumming, acrobatics, and immersive theatre.

About Samhuinn Edinburgh 2019

Samhuinn 2019 Inline

[Image by Sean Bluestone]

This Samhuinn Fire Festival will be a stunning torchlit performance with wild drumming, acrobatics, fire-dancing, intricate costumes and battles between the otherworldly forces of summer and winter.

The event will be on Hallowe’en night from 7pm until midnight. Tickets are £8.80 in advance, £10 on the day and kids under 5 go free. All proceeds go to the Beltane Fire Society, a charity run by volunteers marking the fire festivals of the ancient Celtic calendar such as Samhuinn and Beltane. 

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