Dublin Winter Solstice Festival

The Dublin Winter Solstice festival took place just at the end of December and I’m only getting a chance to go through the photos now! The lighting of the ceremonial fire took place in DIT Grangegorman, where the Smashing Times Theatre and Film Company also put on story telling, face painting and a ceili. The... Continue Reading →

Beltane fire festival Edinburgh

This ancient Celtic festival marks the changing of the seasons in an Iron age ritual of performance and lighting of the ceremonial Beltane bonfire.  Set on Calton hill in Edinburgh, a procession of different characters paraded and performed around the hill. There was wild dancing, drumming and offerings made to the different characters involved. The... Continue Reading →

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