Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival 2014

Friday 8th to Saturday 9th August 2014
Belladrum Estate, Beauly, Inverness-shire, IV4 7BA, Scotland MAP
£100 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 16500
last updated: Thu 24th Jul 2014

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Music comes from around 90 acts across five stages featuring locally and internationally renowned artists and favouring a lo-fi approach. The 11th Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival will take place on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th August 2014.

Line-up

The latest additions are Reef, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Rae Morris, Roo Panes, and Daniel James.

Tom Jones is to headline the Friday main stage, with Razorlight topping the bill the next day. Also confirmed are Frightened Rabbit as a Scottish festival exclusive, Bill Bragg, Band of Skulls, Grandmaster Flash, The Temperance Movement, I Am Kloot, Adrian Emondson & The Bad Shepherds, Catfish & The Bottlemen, nine below zero, The Mekons with Robbie Fulks, Casual Sex, Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire, George Barnett, The New Picadilly's, Esperanza, The vatersay Boys, Danny & The Champions Of The World, brownbear, Torridon, Hector Bizerk, Model Aeroplanes, Our Future Glory, Neon Waltz, Tijuana Bibles, The Broken Ravens, Ella the Bird, Foreignfox, Poor Things, Hunter and The Bear, Garden Of Elks, Campfires In Winter, Cryptic Keys, Jipsy Magic, Dagny, Ollie Forrest, Last of the Privateers, Eleanor Nicolson, Whispery Club, Silver Coast, Holy Esque, Shaped, Searching for Donkeys, An Cursa Ciuil, Na Balaich, The Big Fat Electric Ceilidh Band, Raintown, Call To Mind, Randolph's Leap, Luke Jackson, Dorec-a-Belle, The Lorelei, Scooty & The Skyhooks, Mad Dog McRea, The Singing Kettle, Caledonian Ceilidh Trail and Holly Atkinson.

Leading the comedy line-up is The Reverend Obidiah Steppenwolf, plus Gary Little, Scott Agnew, Chris Conroy, Daisy Earl, Billy Kirkwood, Mikey Adams, John Gavin, Jamie Dalgleish, Sian Bevan, Eddie Cassidy, John McGoldrick, Dan Petherbridge, and completing the comedy line-up is 'The Church', a parody of a pentecostal church, fronted by pastor 'Michael Alabama Jackson' the service leads the audience through a sermon of dancing, singing, good times and the teachings of The Church of Legs Akimbo.

Many more artists are still to be announced with around 90 acts in total appearing across five stages.

Tickets

Tickets are in the form of E-tickets and a limited number of hard tickets. Tickets were priced at £100. Campervan/Caravan tickets are priced at £50 (£80 with electric hook up) and Child 12 & Under tickets are free.

Tickets have already sold out, just as it has each of the past five years.

Any unwanted eTickets can be returned and will be offered for sale at 11am on Monday 2nd June. Sellers will be reimbursed the ticket face value and buyers will be charged ticket face value plus booking fee. Holders of tickets bought under the deposit scheme are reminded that any tickets bought under this scheme must be paid up by May 31st or they will be forfeited and offered for resale. Unwanted printed tickets should only be resold at their face value. Purchasers are strongly advised not to buy tickets from sellers on auction or social media sites and never to part with funds unless tickets are in the hand and known to be genuine. Tickets resold anywhere other than via The Ticket Trust are sold and acquired in breach of the seller's terms and conditions.

Important Ticket Advice

The only approved methods of buying or selling returned tickets (at face value) are via the Ticket Trust or Skiddle, both of which offer them at face value and protect customers against fraud. Printed tickets will be available in the following outlets on Tuesday 1st October: Eden Court, Cafferys, Hootananny and Ironworks in Inverness, Kiltarlity Post Office, Beauly Ironmongers, Sound and Vision Elgin, Tickets Scotland Edinburgh and Glasgow, The Music Hall and His Majesty's Theatre in Aberdeen.

Around the site

Belladrum offers plenty of interest aside from the music, including an array of entertainment for children, although the fairground rides will not be on site this year. Attractions include street theatre, cabaret, cinema, dance, alternative therapies, stalls, food and drink.

Belladrum will host the exclusive first ever UK festival appearance of Drop and Roll, the brand new Bike Show team and brand formed by professional street trials riders Danny MacAskill and Duncan Shaw.

Verb Garden

The UHI (University of Highlands & Islands) Verb Garden spoken word stage hosts a range of talks, topical debates, artist interviews and fun demonstrations with luminaries including marine biologist, Monty Halls, Billy Bragg, Adrian Edmondson on his experiences with Masterchef, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Grandmaster Flash, Lesley Riddoch, Tommy Sheridan, Christopher Brookmyre, Mairi Hedderwick, Sandra Murray, Fiona Clarke, Hannah Hardy, Gary Robertson, Professor Des Thompson, Sir John Lister-Kaye, Alex Matheson, Michael Wigan, Dr Eddie Graham, Calum Davidson, Andrew Montford, John Shade, Professor Donna Heddle; John Finnie MSP, Dave Thompson MSP , Rhoda Grant MSP, Mike Robb, and Kate Steven.

Wrestling

Wrestling comes to the festival for the first time this year. Belladrum fans will be able to watch a line-up of Scottish wrestlers grapple it out in 'A Rumble On The Drum' held over the two days.

Over six matches per day including a tag match - fought under American-style rules, and featuring a story line over the two days, fans will be able to watch Scottish wrestling stars Grado and Jack Jester from 'Insane Fight Club' as well as Noam Dar and Wolfgang, with more stars yet to be announced.

Fancy dress

The Fancy Dress theme for this year is ‘Wild Life'.

There'll be more information here when available.

The UHI (University of Highlands & Islands) Verb Garden spoken word stage hosts a range of talks, topical debates, artist interviews and fun demonstrations with luminaries including marine biologist, Monty Halls, Billy Bragg, Adrian Edmondson on his experiences with Masterchef, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Grandmaster Flash, Lesley Riddoch, Tommy Sheridan, Christopher Brookmyre, Mairi Hedderwick, Sandra Murray, Fiona Clarke,  Hannah Hardy, Gary Robertson, Professor Des Thompson, Sir John Lister-Kaye, Alex Matheson, Michael Wigan, Dr Eddie Graham, Calum Davidson, Andrew Montford, John Shade, Professor Donna Heddle; John Finnie MSP, Dave Thompson MSP , Rhoda Grant MSP, Mike Robb, and Kate Steven.



Friday 8th to Saturday 9th August 2014
Belladrum Estate, Beauly, Inverness-shire, IV4 7BA, Scotland MAP
£100 - SOLD OUT
daily capacity: 16500
last updated: Thu 24th Jul 2014


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