Upcoming Festivals

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Celtic Connections

18 January - 04 February 2018
Celtic Connections is programmed by Artistic Director (and founding member of Celtic supergroup Capercaillie) Donald Shaw, and features over 300 events across multiple genres of music. The festival i...

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Beltane Fire Festival

4 May - 06 May 2018
Beltane Fire Festival, organised by Into The Wilds is a fantastic little, lowkey event that helps start the spring off in stunning fashion.  The whole natural world is starting to bloom with new ...

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Liverpool Sound City

4 May - 06 May 2018
Every May the city of Liverpool comes alive for the Liverpool Sound City Festival. Taking place at various venues across Liverpool's city centre you will find plenty of gigs, parties and a general fes...

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Handmade

5 May - 06 May 2018
Handmade is a family friendly three day music festival held across the 'Old Town' quarter of Leicester on May bank holiday weekend.  The event offers national and international music acts, comedi...

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Knockengorroch World Ceilidh

24 May - 27 May 2018
The Knockengorroch World Ceilidh is a world music festival held yearly among the Carsphairn hills in South West Scotland which celebrates the music of the Celtic diaspora as well as plenty of other en...

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Glastonbudget

25 May - 27 May 2018
Glastonbudget Festival is tribute band festival, which has its tongue very much in its cheek.  Past performers have included The Jamm, Mercury and Oasish.  It is held in Turnpost Farm, Wymes...

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Elderflower Fields Festival

25 May - 28 May 2018
A magical weekend of fun activities, eclectic music and great local food, designed especially for families with children in mind.  Many consider it to be one of the best, friendliest and child-fo...

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Gate To Southwell Festival

7 June - 10 June 2018
Welcome to the Midland’s premier acoustic, roots and dance festival, situated near the picturesque market town of Southwell in Nottinghamshire. It has been growing in popularity and is always a...

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Eden Festival

7 June - 10 June 2018
Eden Festival is a family friendly, ecologically sound festival set across eight stages located in the stunning Raehills Meadows in Dumfries and Galloway.  The aims and principles of the festival...

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Gower Folk Festival

8 June - 10 June 2018
The Gower Folk Festival returns on 8th-10th June 2018. The festival takes place at Weobley Castle, Llanrhidian, Gower, SA3 1HB. This wonderful, fourteenth century, ruined castle stands proudly on the ...

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