Kelburn Garden Party 2013

Saturday 6th to Sunday 7th July 2013
Kelburn Country Park, nr. Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland, KA29 0BE, Scotland MAP
£69 for weekend, under 13s free
daily capacity: 500
last updated: Tue 14th May 2013

Kelburn Garden Party, takes place at Kelburn Castle and park, near Largs on Scotland's West coast on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July 2013.

The Kelburn Garden Party 2013 is an intimate affair of just 500 capacity in a magical environment. The main stage is set on a natural lawn surrounded by ancient trees, and under the gaze of the surreally painted Kelburn Castle.

Line-up

Mr Scruff, Trojan Soundsystem, Hidden Orchestra, John Langan Band, Laid Blak, Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate, Mr Woodnote & Lil'Rhys ft. Eva Lazarus, The Resonators, Horndog Brass Band, Esperanza, Black Diamond Express, Mouse Outfit ft Dr Syntax, Conquering Animal Sound, Tinderbox Orchestra, Modhan, DJ Smoove, Samba Ya Bamba, Ben Martin, Riddim Tuffa, Bristol Branch, The Stagger Rats, Second Hand Marching Band, Machines In Heaven, Poppy Ackroyd, The Gillyflowers, The Soul Foundation, Aaron Wright, Lorraine & The Borderlands, DJ NoFace, Victorian Trout Conspiracy, The Pineapple Chunks, Hector Bizerk, White Heath, Gol, Ewan Hoozami, Too Much Fun Club presents Sketch The Rhyme. With more to be announced.

Tickets

Tickets are priced at £69, with under 13s able to attend free. There will be a warm-up party on the Friday, with a surcharge for this payable on arrival. To buy tickets click here.

The site

The Garden Party is taking place in the grounds of the Kelburn Castle near Largs (40mins from Glasgow, 90mins from Edinburgh), known around the world as the site of the Graffiti Project. Entertainment will be spread over three areas, the Garden Stage, The Viewpoint Area and the Electric Cocktail Bar. Quality food, bars, chill-out areas, stalls, cinema, BBQ, woodland walks all within the site.

Other entertainment

Expect a a warm-up party on the Friday night, Dance Tent in the Tall Trees, Secret Forest of Otherworldly Cabaret & Dreams, session in the Formal Gardens, late night jam sessions, poetry by the waterfall, workshops for big & little kids, guided tours, cinema & Chill out zone, good food & drink, BBQs, cocktail bar, live art from Too Much Fun Club, pop-up tennis, suitcase theatre, stiltwalking & storytelling.

Travel

The festival site is very easy to reach. Trains go to Largs from Glasgow on a regular basis, and from Largs it is a very short and cheap taxi ride. For those coming from further afield cheap flights to Glasgow Prestwick are available at Ryanair. You can get to Largs by train or bus from the airport (around 1 hour journey). Cheap advance train tickets are available now for travel to Glasgow from around the UK.

Cars & camping

To encourage car-sharing and public transport there will be a charge for vehicles and an Environmental Deposit system in operation. The campsite will be open from Friday afternoon to Monday morning.

More information will be here when available.

Saturday 6th to Sunday 7th July 2013
Kelburn Country Park, nr. Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland, KA29 0BE, Scotland MAP
£69 for weekend, under 13s free
daily capacity: 500
last updated: Tue 14th May 2013


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