Knockengorroch World Ceilidh 2011

Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th May 2011
Knockengorroch farm, Carsphairn, Kirkubrightshire, Scotland, DG7 3TJ, Scotland MAP
£84 for 4 days
last updated: Wed 27th Apr 2011

This year the Galloway's celtic/roots/world music festival returns to the the spectacular hills of Scotland's Southern Uplands as a four day event from Thursday 26th until Sunday 29th May 2011.

The festival held at Knockengorroch farm, Carsphairn, Kirkubrightshire, in Scotland will feature musicians from around the world heading for the far flung location.

Line-up

The first acts confirmed are Horace Andy and Dub Asante, DJ Yoda, Salsa Celtica, Adrian Edmundson and the Bad Shepherds, Lau, Demon Barbers, Russkaja, Future Trad Collective featuring Michael McGoldrick, Aberfeldy, Found, Hidden Orchestra, Bombskare, Mim Suleiman, Gol, Horndogs, Banana Sessions, Bajaly Suso, Mungo's Hi Fi Sound System, Northern Exposure, Niteworks, The Stagger Rats, Captain Slackship's Mezzanine Allstars, Asazi Space Funk Explosion, Manic Shine, Astroboy, Anonymi, and The Ghost of Joe Seal.

Other entertainment

Plus dancers, authors and workshop leaders to be announced. The programme will also include a silent disco; a Celtic fire show spectacular, cabaret, comedy, silent disco, cocktails, real ale, global food, stalls, camping, dance, heritage and arts workshops, a healing area, session villages, open fires, star gazing, showers, and more. There is family and disabled camping also available. For children, the Kids' Marquee runs creative activities, culminating in a childrens' procession.

Bo Airigh

The main stage, the Bo Airigh, is named after the sacred cattle that were once worshipped in the valley, the Shieling dance tent is another reference to the land's prior use and the Celtic longhouse, once a common site in the hills, is revived again with rousing fiddles, sitar and kora.

Tickets

The early bird offer has now ended. Adult tickets are priced at £84 for 4 days, £69 for 3 days; Children tickets (11-15 years) are priced at £39 for 4 days, £34 for 3 days. Vehicle passes: (up to 1 tonne) £12.50, vehicle pass (1-3 Tonnes) £17.50 (including caravans towed by car/van), vehicle pass (over 3 Tonnes) £22.50.

To buy tickets, click here.

Camping and further ticket info

Camping is included in the ticket price but there is an extra charge for vehicles. The site is beside a river with stunning views of the Scottish landscape.
Concessions are available for students, the unemployed and over 60s although evidence will be requested on the gate and you will be charged the difference if you don't have it with you.

There will be more information here once it is available.

Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th May 2011
Knockengorroch farm, Carsphairn, Kirkubrightshire, Scotland, DG7 3TJ, Scotland MAP
£84 for 4 days
last updated: Wed 27th Apr 2011


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