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8th Moniaive Michaelmas Bluegrass Festival

Old Timey Musical Instrument & Singing Summer Workshops & Concert

8th Moniaive Michaelmas Bluegrass Festival

  1. The festival is being held on the weekend of 23 to 25 September 2016.
  2. The times of the ticketed performances are as follows:
    • Friday Evening 7:30pm
    • Saturday Afternoon 2:00pm
    • Saturday Evening 7:30pm
  3. Individual tickets are available for all of the above performances.
  4. Family tickets are available for the Saturday Afternoon performance which permit a paying adult to bring along up to 3 children under 17 free of charge.
  5. Two types of weekend tickets are available:
    • Weekend Full ticket (with or without camping) includes all 3 ticketed performances.
    • Weekend Evenings Only ticket (with or without camping) for those who wish to pursue other activities on the Saturday afternoon.
  6. Individual and Weekend tickets for those under 17 & parish residents are half price (under 14s should be accompanied by an adult).
  7. Family Weekend tickets are also available for both the Weekend Evening and Weekend Full ticket types.
  8. The campsite will be open from noon on Thursday 22 September until noon on Monday 26 September (Camping Only tickets available for single or multiple nights)
  9. Tickets can be purchased online below (selecting the appropriate options), using a debit card, credit card or by PayPal (no online booking fees apply).
  10. On the festival weekend the email confirmation you receive from PayPal when you purchase tickets, will be exchanged for festival wristbands in the festival office (please collect wristbands at least 30 minutes prior to start of performance).
  11. The necessary companion, or carer, of a disabled person is admitted free of charge, the normal ticket prices applies to the disabled visitor. Please click on Companion or Carer Request and enter your details and “send”.
  12. For details of alternative payments methods (in addition to those available online) or further information please select either:

Friday Evening

Saturday Afternoon

Saturday Afternoon Family Tickets

Saturday Evening

Weekend Evenings Only

Weekend Evenings Only Family Tickets

Weekend Full

Weekend Full Family Tickets

All Day Saturday

Camping Only


Old Timey Musical Instrument & Singing Summer Workshops & Concert

    • The workshops and concert are being held on Saturday 2 July 2016
    • Musical Instrument & Singing Workshop from 11:00-13:00 & 14:00-16:00 followed by a slow jam from 16:00-17:00 meeting at Glencairn Memorial Institute at 10:30 £20
    • The Corn Potato String Band in Concert at the Coach House at the Craigdarroch Arms Hotel at 20:00 £10 (£5 for those attending Workshops)
    • Optional supper for those attending Instrument Workshops following the Workshop in Craigdarroch Arms Hotel £5
    • Places for the workshops and the concert are limited and can be reserved by purchasing tickets online below (selecting appropriate options), using a debit card, credit card or by PayPal (no online booking fees apply and full refunds will be provided if requested by 30 June 2016 ).
    • When you purchase tickets online you will receive an email confirmation from PayPal which should be brought along to the event.
    • For further information, including details about alternative payment methods or to make a refund requests, please either click on Summer Workshop & Concert and enter your request and “send” or phone Paul & Anja on 01848 200272.

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