The 27th Stonehaven Folk Festival, takes place over four days from Thursday 9th until Sunday 12th July 2015. This vibrant festival offers the visitor a cracking mixture of Concerts, Sessions and Workshops at venues throughout the town with the main venue being the Town Hall. There are numerous fringe events taking place featuring well known and local acts.
There are Youth events including two days of workshops for ages 8-20 years conducted by Sharon Hassan and The Young Uns.
Treacherous Orchestra, Le Vent Du Nord, The Poosies, Jarlath Henderson & Ross Ainsley, The YoungUns, Salthouse, The North East Folk Collective and other acts not yet confirmed. There will also be the Tradition Bearers.
An adult weekend ticket (18 yrs and over) is priced at tbc, concessions tbc, and kids tbc. A Friday combined concert and Ceilidh ticket is priced at £16. The Saturday andSunday concert tickets are priced at £20, the Tradition Bearers concert is priced at 8. Although it's worth noting that not all concerts are covered by the weekend passes. Concessions are available and kids under 14 years are admitted half price.
For information to buy Concert and Weekend Tickets please visit the festival website listed below.
On Thursday evening, there will be a welcoming session in the Upper Town Hall. This has been a huge success so get there early.
On Saturday and Sunday there will be a concert in the marquee situated in the Market Square featuring many well known and local artists. This has proved very popular over the previous 3years.
Other events over the weekend include the Aqua Ceilidh, World Paper and Comb Championships, Tradition Bearers Concert, Slow Sessions for the learner and more all around the Town
There is a basic festival campsite located at Mineralwell Park, Stonehaven. A small cafe is run for the festival adjacent to the site.
This festival has developed into one of the best in Scotland.
Stoney has to be on every regular festival goers to do list.
The festival has it all, great concerts and really good sessions.
Every year we are seeing more and more musicians at Stonehaven, its great.
Stonehaven is an attractive coastal town in the North East of Scotland, about 15 miles south of Aberdeen. Easily accessible from north and south by road and rail, Stonehaven is on the main rail route to Aberdeen. It is reached from the south by the A90 and the A94 and from the north by the A90.
For more information visit the festival website at www.stonehavenfolkfestival.co.uk.