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Wickerman Festival

Wickerman Festival Scotland

When & Where The Wickerman Festival is originally Scottish Pagan Festival which takes place in East Kirkcarswell, near Dundrennan - Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland. It usually takes place over the third/last weekend in July.

The next Wicker man festival is 22nd & 23rd July 2011.

Wicker-Man festival

What to Expect Great music acts: hundreds of them; previous performers include Damian Dempsey, The Red Hot Chili Pipers, Fun Lovin' Criminals, The Proclaimers, Hayseed Dixie, The Stranglers, The Orb, The Negatives, The Targets, Cider Spiders, The Zutons, The Human League, Zion Train, Dreadzone, Billy Bragg & The Dangleberries.

Wickerman Scotland There’s 8 stages and these include : The Woodward & Summerisle, a world music and funk Rowan Tent, a Reggae Sound System Tent, an Acoustic Village Area, a Punk-Ska-Soul Scooter Tent, Solus : which features new Scottish Bands & several dance tents. There’s also lots of street performers, markets as well as a children’s area, workshops, beer tent, crafts & a cinema.

Getting there Book a flight into Edinburgh, Glasgow or any UK airport here or book a train in Scotland here

Accommodation in Scotland in July

Where to stay Book your accommodation for Wicker-man Festival below. There's quality hotels or cheap accommodation in Dundrennan & the rest of Scotland available here. You can also camp or book Yurts & Squrts at the Festival (a giant toadstool).

History of Wickerman in Scotland

History This Scottish festival began in 2002 as an alternative music event with strong roots to the local Dumfries & Galloway area; represented from the Hammer Horror Classic Film Wickerman (1973). This part Pagan festival keeps traditional values and remains true by burning a huge 30ft effigy as a closing ceremony to the festival. Some argue that the film inspired the Burning Man Festival in Nevada.



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