Knockengorroch World Ceilidh 2014

Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th May 2014
Knockengorroch farm, Carsphairn, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 3TJ, Scotland MAP
early bird £89 for 4 days
daily capacity: 3000
last updated: Tue 25th Mar 2014

This year the Galloway's celtic/roots/world music festival returns to the hills of Scotland's Southern Uplands as a four day event from Thursday 22nd until Sunday 25th May 2014.

The festival held at Knockengorroch farm, Carsphairn, Kirkubrightshire, in Scotland will feature musicians from around the world heading for the far flung location.

Line-up

Latest additions are Coldcut, Kakatsitsi Master Drummers, Bombskare, Sketch, Gol, Tantz, Awry, MC Xander, Radioactive Man, Paper Tiger, Victorian Trout Conspiracy, Rose Room, Fridgemaster, Jamie and Shoony, Samedia Shebeen, Subculture, Bobby Gandolf, Theo Bard, Sea Bass Kid, Jane Blue and the Hunters, Saint Max, How to Swim, Candythief, Ryan van Winkle & Reel Festivals, Cucemelo Radio, The Navigantes, Sambayabamba, The Daddy Naggins, Big Face Tiny Features, Chapel Perilous, Ramshackle Union Band, Nimble Jack, Mango Park, and The Headset Disco.

The first acts confirmed are Vieux Farka Toure, Neville Staple, Dub Pistols, Ross Ainslie & Jarlath Henderson, Sam Lee, Kan, Alejandro and The Magic Tombolinos, Plantec, and Mungo's Hi Fi Sound System.

Other entertainment

Plus dancers, authors and workshop leaders to be announced. The programme will also include a silent disco; a Celtic fire show spectacular, cabaret, comedy, silent disco, cocktails, real ale, global food, stalls, camping, dance, heritage and arts workshops, a healing area, session villages, open fires, star gazing, showers, and more. There is family and disabled camping also available. For children, the Kids' Marquee runs creative activities, culminating in a childrens' procession.

Bo Airigh

The main stage, the Bo Airigh, is named after the sacred cattle that were once worshipped in the valley, the Shieling dance tent is another reference to the land's prior use and the Celtic longhouse, once a common site in the hills, is revived again with rousing fiddles, sitar and kora.

Tickets

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An early bird adult ticket is priced at £89 for 4 days, £76 for 3 days; Children tickets (11-15 years) are priced at £44 for 4 days, £38 for 3 days. Vehicle passes: (up to 1 tonne) £16, vehicle pass (1-3 Tonnes) £21 (including caravans towed by car/van), vehicle pass (over 3 Tonnes) £27.

Camping and further ticket info

Camping is included in the ticket price but there is an extra charge for vehicles. The site is beside a river with stunning views of the Scottish landscape.
Concessions are available for students, the unemployed and over 60s although evidence will be requested on the gate and you will be charged the difference if you don't have it with you.

There will be more information here once it is available.



Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th May 2014
Knockengorroch farm, Carsphairn, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 3TJ, Scotland MAP
early bird £89 for 4 days
daily capacity: 3000
last updated: Tue 25th Mar 2014


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