Celebrating Leith and North Edinburgh Leith Festival 2010
Leith Festival 2010
Red Leith Opening Night
Leith Pageant 2010
Leith Gala Day 2010
Performers 2010

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The Leithers have landed: Leith Festival 2010 Special! Twisted Tails belly dancers in red, black and purple costumes, with turbans, performing on the Piazza outside Hotel Malmaison in LeithLeith Festival 2010 ran from June 11th to 20th, starting with a spectacular Red Leith launch outside Malmaison Hotel by the Shore, and culminating in the now traditional Leith Festival Tatoo. The headline sponsor for the Festival and for Leith Gala Day this year was Scotmid.

Young women with small girls all dressed up as princesses or PocahontasLouise Marshall Millington with a line of three young pipers in green Sunshine on Leith Pipe and Samba Band tee shirtsThe highlight of Leith Festival is the annual Gala, but the festival continues to grow turning into a truly Leithwide event which embraces all sorts of activities, and many venues. To name a few, it embraces the Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Ocean Terminal, South Leith Parish Church, the Cruz ship, Leith Community Education Centre, the Queen Charlotte Rooms, Leith Folk Club, and the Friends of Dalmeny Park, as well as primary schools from all over the area.

Woman on burgundy mobility scooter talking to officer of Lothian & Borders PolicePrimary age school children in tartan costumes dancing in a circle The climactic event of the Festival was the Leith Festval 2010 Tattoo, once again organised by Fred Frayling-Kelly, who received the 2nd Crocus Award in memory of Cllr Elizabeth Laidlaw.
On Leith & North's packed pages, you will find pictures of the Leith Festival launch - Red Leith, as well as pictures of  the Leith Pageant, stalls and Leithers enjoying Leith Gala Day, and pictures of performers including Edinburgh Samba School, Leith Community Concert Band, the Peter Smith Sunshine on Leith Pipe and Samba Band, Pulse of the Place Drummers and Twisted Tails American Tribal Style belly dancers (pictured top)..

Row of primary school age drummers in black & white Pulse of the Place tee  shirts Woman looking into the camera from beneath a giant red and orange puppet

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Five women posing in samba costumes with colourful feather head dresses