Unveiling our Beltane 2017 Artwork


Beltane Fire Society

It’s time to share something very special. Each year, Beltane Fire Festival comes to life in the skilled hands of a talented artist. And, as part of our celebrations to mark our thirtieth Beltane, we decided to invite one of our poster artists from Beltane’s past, Natasa Ilincic, to design the poster and flyer artwork for our special edition.

As you’ll see, we asked her to weave in some special components. The results are a stunning visual celebration of our festival that we feel captures the true essence of Beltane:

Beltane 2017 Poster by Natasa IlincicThe two figures locked in an embrace are the May Queen and Green Man, the two central roles in our festival. The May Queen wears white and red, the colours of the divine feminine, decorated with flowers evoking a sense of Spring.

The Green Man appears as the Horned God, his Winter guise, just as he does at the start of our festival…

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