The Thistle & Shamrock: Season Of Light Festival Celebrate the coming of summer, the fertility of the season and the greening of the earth with one of four ancient, annual Celtic festivals that mark the passage from one season to the next.
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The Thistle & Shamrock: Season Of Light

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Season Of Light

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Season Of Light

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Celebrate the coming of summer, the fertility of the season and the greening of the earth as Fiona Ritchie invites you to gather around the fires of "Beltane," one of four ancient, annual Celtic festivals that mark the passage from one season to the next. Artists featured include Loreena McKennitt, The Poozies, and Jim Malcolm.