Featuring dub music pioneer Zion Train’s Neil Perch, positive vibes from Glasgow’s up and coming Samson Sounds, top sounds from DJ collective Wobbly Social Club, Dumfries troubadours the Mind Sweepers and folky sessions featuring Galloway’s finest. This night offers a chance to luxuriate in a delicious wintery taste of Knockengorroch. Lush visuals, greenery, installations and […]
We know you already have the dates in your diary but do you have your tickets? For the very best deal you can get on World Ceilidh tickets you need to buy by Saturday 31 October. Go HERE to do it now!
Earlybird tickets are now on sale. Buy here. Come back again, you patrons of the best music festival I know of anywhere in any truly heiland glen between here and the Himalayan snow. Spread the word! Introduce a friend, or many friends. We need you all to make the Ceilidh magic happen… World Ceilidh 2015 […]
This year we’re happy to host the Dumfries & Galloway Food & Drink Showcase, featuring a range of local produce, from ice-cream to whisky, cheese to chocolate. Read more
Knock bus tickets are now on sale! For those who cannot / do not (want to) drive! Get to the festival in an eco-friendly way, and enjoy the scenery en route! You can travel from Glasgow or Edinburgh on Thursday or Friday. Book here For the first time we are also taking bookings for a […]
On friday 30 Jan we’ll be back in Dumfries town hosting a feast of great music in true roots spirit to celebrate Robert Burns. Greenery, decor and colourful installations will transform The Venue into a resplendent Knockengorroch winter festival. Featured will be some of Knockengorroch’s favourite artists: Glasgow’s own international reggae sound system legends and […]
Thank you to all the mighty Knockengorrochers that came together to make another World Ceilidh year happen. Here’s some great footage of the festival from the sky showing our upland location to full effect.
Creative workshops and entertainment, cutting, sticking, painting and making. Storytelling, instruments and songs with Daniel Allison who has travelled the world gathering inspiration in Mexican deserts, African villages, Nepalese monasteries and the Amazon jungle. Rhythm & Music with Melissa Bradd. Drama, games, fun with Sophie McCabe. ‘Belly Babies’ with Roberta – shimmy, bop and sway […]
Have a look at more great acts joining the party: Vieux Farka Toure, Coldcut, Neville Staple, Dub Pistols, Ross Ainslie and Jarlath Henderson, Sam Lee, Kan, Alejandro and the Magic Tombolinos, Plantec, Mungo’s Hi Fi Sound System, the Kakatsitsi Master Drummers fusion set with Rebecca Vasmant, Bombskare (pictured), Sketch, Gol, Tantz, Awry, MC Xander, Radioactive Man, Paper Tiger, Victorian Trout Conspiracy, Rose Room, […]
At the World Ceilidh 2014 we’ll be celebrating love and the power of honey bees, which as we all know are ESSENTIAL to our ecosystem and pollinate two thirds of all the food we eat. Plus they even have a communication system called the waggle dance. One to practise perhaps.