A statement from organiser said they have made the decision to call time on the festival but director Patsy Gilroy hinted it could be held at East Kirkcarswell in the future.
With multiple stages and an eclectic mix of festival favourites, iconic acts, local bands, and headliners with a wide appeal, after a year out the 15th Wickerman festival will happen on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd July 2017 with campsites open on the Thursday.
There are no acts confirmed yet for 2017.
As always, the weekend festivities will be brought to a spectacular close with the crowd-gathering tradition of burning the 40ft Wickerman statue at midnight on Saturday.
Sited on 120 acres of isolated farmland, near Dundrennan, South West Scotland, in deepest Galloway, the festival welcomes families, and features two main stages, as well as a dance area, acoustic tent, a campsite, trade stalls, alternative area, bars, and food stalls.
Included in the activities are a roller disco, hot tubs, dance workshops, an outdoor cinema and more.
Ticket prices have not yet been announced and are not yet on sale.
The Wickerman features a children's area, Dumfries Museum's Activity Tent, a drumming workshop, mountain bike skills workshops with the Forestry Commission, Cosmic Circles Fire Dancers, a funfair for kids, chainsaw juggling, outdoor cinema, children's circus.
For a fee per day, children can enjoy a host of fun activities in Wickerman’s dedicated Children’s Area. All admission charges will be donated towards the education of James Okeyo, an African orphan who the festival have sponsored since 2011. The area offers storytelling sessions, singalongs, art workshops and puppet shows.
This year's fancy dress theme has not yet been announced.
More details will be here when available.
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