Knockengorroch World Ceilidh 2012

Thursday 31st May to Sunday 3rd June 2012
Knockengorroch farm, Carsphairn, Kirkubrightshire, Scotland, DG7 3TJ, Scotland MAP
£89 for 4 days
last updated: Wed 16th May 2012

This year the Galloway's celtic/roots/world music festival returns to the hills of Scotland's Southern Uplands as a four day event from Thursday 31st May until Sunday 3rd June 2012.

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

Skatalites, DJ Hype and Daddy Earl, Peatbog Faeries, Red Snapper, Baka Beyond, Utah Saints, The Destroyers, The Shee, Rua Macmillan, Moulettes, Monster Ceilidh Band, Diwan, Whisky River Boat Band, Auntie Flo, Sketch, The Banana Sessions, Stanley Odd, Mike Kearney Katet, Mungos Hi-Fi Sound System, Morphhamish, Mezzanine Allstars feat. Papa Zeb, Colonel Mustard and Dijon Five, Club Samedia, Bobok, Will Hanson, Pumajaw, Grandma Staflasch, The Monks, Sir Vinyl of the Fattest, Kuchke, Junkman's Choir, Roseroom, Astroboy, Tetchi, Banda 71, Bristol Branch, and Anonymi.

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

An early bird adult ticket is priced at £89 for 4 days, £74 for 3 days; Children tickets (11-15 years) are priced at £44 for 4 days, £39 for 3 days. Vehicle passes: (up to 1 tonne) £14, vehicle pass (1-3 Tonnes) £19 (including caravans towed by car/van), vehicle pass (over 3 Tonnes) £24.

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 31st May to Sunday 3rd June 2012
Knockengorroch farm, Carsphairn, Kirkubrightshire, Scotland, DG7 3TJ, Scotland MAP
£89 for 4 days
last updated: Wed 16th May 2012


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