Once part of Electric Picnic the festival is based on the idea of a family friendly secret garden. This festival is all about celebrating and expanding the ideas from that well loved area.
Back for its sixth year, and held once again over three days on the weekend of Friday 17th to Sunday 19th June 2016 at Ballinlough Castle, Co. Westmeath in Ireland.
Santigold, St Germain, Floating Points (Live), Mercury Rev, BADBADNOTGOOD, Wolf Parade, Sun Kil Moon, Junior Boys, Cassy, Mbongwana Star, Ibibio Sound Machine, Tanya Tagaq, Slow Magic, Jambinai, Ho99o9, NAH, Ninos Du Brasil, Rusangano Family, FJAAK, Bitch Falcon, EMBRZ, Talos, Saint Sister, Elm, TooFools, and Forrests.
Expect a treasure map of surprises filled with creative whims, undiscovered musical gems and decadent fancies.
An early bird three day family camping ticket is priced at 139.50 euros, instalment options with bus travel are also available. Day tickets for the Sunday will be available at a later date
A family ticket priced at 139.50 euros permits entry for 1 adult and 2 children aged 12 or under. (Adults without children are not permitted into Family Campsite).
There are also Campervan tickets available for 60 euros for those who have left their tenting days behind.
The Body & Soul Gathering will take place across the labyrinth of stone-walled gardens and woodlands in the beautiful surrounds of Ballinlough Castle. The programme includes live bands and electronic acts, street theatre, acoustic jams, a healing area, a permaculture garden, a soul kids area, visual arts, workshops, hot tubs, late night cabarets and a masquerade ball with a moon lit orchestra under the stars. In keeping with the ancient tradition, the weekend is expected to once again draw to an end with a fire ceremony.
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