LINE-UP ANNOUNCED FOR THE LARGEST ARTS AND CULTURAL FESTIVAL IN SOUTH-WEST SCOTLAND
The best of Scottish music, arts and culture will come together across Ayrshire next month when the tenth burns an' a' that! Festival – an annual tribute to the Bard – gets underway.
Featuring headline performances from Hue and Cry (with full seven piece band), Dougie MacLean, Midge Ure and Capercaillie, South Ayrshire Council’s burns an' a' that! Festival (25-30 May) – supported by EventScotland and VisitScotland – is the largest arts and cultural festival in south-west Scotland, attracting audiences from throughout the UK and beyond.
The headline live music events – who all perform at the iconic Ayr Town Hall – also include the Festival Opening Hoolie, featuring Skerryvore, Counselled Out and The Train Wreckers and X Factor Night featuring Wagner, Paije Richardson and Ruth Lorenzo plus house band The Floorstompers.
The main events are complemented by the burns an’ a’ that! eclectic fringe programme, offering literary sessions with author talks and poetry picnics, arts and culture events, food and drink tasting events, live music, paranormal events, fun workshops and children’s events running at a variety of venues across Ayrshire – many of which are free to attend.
For details of the full programme, including the fringe events, visit www.burnsfestival.com.
Tickets are available from Ticketweb at www.ticketweb.co.uk or on 0844 477 1000 and from the Citadel Leisure Centre Box Office on 01292 269793.