Temple House Festival 2011

Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2011
Temple House, near Ballymote in Co Sligo, Ireland, Ireland
120 euros for 3 days, including camping
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Thu 2nd Jun 2011

Temple House Festival the three day family-friendly, music, culture and arts festival taking place at Temple House, Sligo moves to June taking place from Friday 10th until Sunday 12th June 2011.


Bavaria Main Stage: The Late Session with "Wiggle", Ash, Fighting with Wire, The Walls, The Flaws, The Kanyu Tree, Inteference, 1922's.
The Music Maker stage: DJ Wool, Arveene & Misk, The Minutes, Pilotlight, Shouting at Planes,The Barley Mob, Readers Wives, Chuckys River, Boy Lights Fire.
Acoustic Stage – Walled Garden: Ryan Sheridan, James Humston, Niceol Blue, Michael Stafford, On/off, Tommy McNulty, Ari Sheehan, Helen Smits .
Bandwagon TV Stage –Rose Garden: Yngve & The Innocent, Machine Gun Baby, Joy Booth and B & The Honeyboy.

Bavaria Main Stage: Late Session – The Amazing Few , Stereo MCs, Whipping Boy, Kerbdog, Stand, Miracle Bell, Preachers Son, TKO, Land Lovers, Hogan, Karma Parking, Redbrick House, Nova Static.
The Music Maker Stage: Silent Disco, D Sonik, Mike Joyce DJ Set (ex Smiths), Declan O’Rourke, Andy McKee, The Danger is, The Fallen Drakes, Cool Hand Dukes, Souls, Dub Doctor Sound System, Merchants of Fortune, Tim Cobain & band, The Axcents, Lost Colours.
Acoustic Stage – Walled Garden: Rory and The Island, Dave Morrissey, Rory Faithfield, Aisling O’Reilly, The Ball & Chain, Bailer, David Burke, Wyvern Lingo, Finnian Kelleher, Deirdre Keelan, Peter Baldwin.
Bandwagon TV Stage – Rose Garden: Henrietta Game, Neptune City, Eugene Donegan, Clive Barnes, Sanszkrit.

Bavaria Main Stage: Aslan, Something Happens, Lisa Hannigan, Jamie Lawson, CW Stoneking, The Raglans, Storyfold, Tupelo, Sweet Jane, 2Minutes2Midnight.
The Music Maker Stage: Bipolar Empire, Riptide Movement, Oddsocks Revival, Roisin O, Heathers, GMiley & The Soul Street Orchestra, The Plea, Colin Scallan, Electric Penguins, The Hoop, Slap!.
Acoustic Stage – Walled Garden: Mark Black, Hamlet Sweeney, My Bad Self, John Smith, Rhob Cunningham, Jason Clarke, Stephanie Rainey, Eoin Glackin, Glenn Cal, Damian Nash.
Bandwagon TV Stage -Rose Garden: Paul Crean and the changing band, Red Queen Contest, A Smile Just Came, Saramai & The Swords, Gog and The Grinders.


An adult 3 day ticket with camping is priced at 120 euros.
A 3 Day Ticket Adult + 1 Child (U12) with camping is priced at 120 euros.
3 Day Ticket 1 Adult + 2 Children (U12) with camping is priced at 135 euros.
3 Day Ticket 1 Adult with Campervan is priced at 140 euros.
Adult day tickets are priced at 50 euros.
A child (aged under 12) day ticket is priced at 5 euros.

To buy tickets, click here.

Arts & Theatre

The festival will include a unique arts trail, a path embedded in the stunning natural setting of the old rockery; encounter a world filled with the kooky, colourful, weird and wonderful. The Arts Trail involves a great array of work by local and national based artists with creations ranging from giant pink flamingos; alien fork people, punk birds, life size wire sculptures, recycled art and more installations of all shapes and sizes and in all kinds of locations. Performance Artists will also be in situ along the trail, inviting people to join in on the fun. The Temple House Arts Trail will present a feast for the senses with a wide range of art installations, performance art, walk about theatre, inter-active art projects as well as being home to both Wood Town, the Kaleidoscope House and The Rose Garden Stage.

Children’s Activities

The Temple House Festival has a range of children’s activities to entertain under 12s in the Walled Garden. Big Mama has sneaked into the walled garden and planted a magical plot especially for young festival-goers (under 12s) and their families. Big Mama’s Garden will be full of wonderful things to see and do during the award winning festival which takes place from 10-12 June in the stunning grounds of the Temple House Estate near Ballymote, Sligo. Kids (and adults) will be able to catch a show in the Glitter Bug Theatre, dance, juggle or make some music in the Bee Hive, get creative in the potting shed or simply relax in the lazy beds. Each day will be full of enchanting and playful activities for children under 12. A fully scheduled programme of activity in Big Mama’s garden will start at 10am on Saturday and Sunday will continue until the bedtime parade at 8pm. This is a magical garden were imagination grows!


The campsite opens Friday at noon and closed on Monday at noon, and is usable by campervans, Yurts, Bell Tents and Tipis as well the more normal tents. Camperbvans need a campervan ticket in advance. Storage lockers, Beer/Storage boxes, phone charge facilities and hairdrying facilities are available in the campsite.

Parking is free. The nearest rail station is Ballymote, with shuttle buses running to Temple House. Bus Eireann will be operating regular shuttle buses from Sligo and Tubbercurry Bus stations to/from Temple House over the festival weekend connecting from Buses from Derry, Dublin and Galway.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 10th to Sunday 12th June 2011
Temple House, near Ballymote in Co Sligo, Ireland, Ireland
120 euros for 3 days, including camping
daily capacity: 5000
last updated: Thu 2nd Jun 2011

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