If you prefer a bigger festival in a smaller pot you are a Knockengorrocher!

Join us beside the glittering Water of Deugh beneath the broad shoulders of southwest Scotland’s great mountain peaks to celebrate some of the finest music from the Celtic diaspora and everywhere in-between.


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2024 festival checklist

Not long now until Knockengorroch Festival 2024 kicks off on Thursday 23 May. Four whole days of revelry are ready and waiting for you to …

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Crowd at Knockengorroch 2023

What’s on where in 2024

We are delighted to reveal the days and stages breakdown for Knockengorroch Festival 2024. Across our many venues there are Knockengorroch favourites and some incredible …

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2024 festival theme announcement

We are delighted to reveal our festival theme for 2024 is SUSTENANCE. Sustenance means nourishment for mind and body, supporting life and health. Food and …

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Knockengorroch 2025

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More Knockengorroch projects

We organise events and projects in the spirit of Knockengorroch at various locations around Scotland. All sorts of what Knockengorroch is all about …in all kinds of places which aren’t Knockengorroch…


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Knockengorroch World Ceilidh - Scottish Hospitality Awards Finalist 2018
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Knockengorroch CIC is supported by PRS for Music Foundation

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Knockengorroch lies within Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere. The Biosphere designation is recognition of the fantastic array of landscapes, wildlife, cultural heritage and learning opportunities that SW Scotland offers for communities, businesses and visitors to experience and celebrate in a sustainable way.

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