Hebridean Celtic Festival 2008

Wednesday 16th to Saturday 19th July 2008
Stornaway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, Scotland MAP
season ticket £59, concession £47, child ticket (under 14) £18, (under 5) Free
last updated: Thu 29th May 2008

The annual Hebridean Celtic Festival will be held from Wednesday 16th of July to Saturday 19th of July, four days of music featuring top international artists set against the backdrop of the Gaelic culture and Hebridean heritage.

The event is expected to attract 15,000 people over 4 days. The headline acts include The Saw Doctors, Four Men and a Dog, Shooglenifty, and Red Hot Chilli Pipers. Also appearing are Seth Lakeman, Julie Fowlis, Hunger Mountain Boys, Griff, Karine Polwart, Mairi Smith, Alasdair White, Mary Ann Kennedy & Na Seoid (The Heroes), The Chair from Orkney, and Bodega. For the line-up details as available please click here


Many complementary events are also hosted by community groups around Stornaway and the islands of Lewis and Harris catering for a variety of tastes both musical and otherwise. There are also workshops often given by many of the festival's performers, which includes masterclas sessions with Douglas Montgomery, Ross Ainslie & Jarlath Henderson and Mairi Smith. Also included are the ever popular Gaelic langauage tasters, lectures and children's entertainment plus numerous pub sessions in Stornoway and the surrounding area.

Tickets
Early bird tickets were on sale at a reduced rate but have now sold out. Full priced tickets are on sale priced as follows: season ticket £59, concession £47, child ticket (under 14) £18, (under 5) Free. To buy tickets, from 01/05/08 click here.

Transport
There are good public transport links, flights available to Stornaway and a regular ferry service.

There will be more information here when available.

Wednesday 16th to Saturday 19th July 2008
Stornaway, Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, Scotland MAP
season ticket £59, concession £47, child ticket (under 14) £18, (under 5) Free
last updated: Thu 29th May 2008


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