Celtic Connections Big Top 2012 Overview
Celtic Connections – Glasgow's internationally renowned folk, roots and world music festival – will stage a first-of-its-kind, two-day music festival on the Isle of Skye as a finale to the Year of Scotland’s Islands. Taking place on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th March 2012 at the Broadford Airfield, the Big Top will feature a line-up of traditional music, show-stopping arts experiences and action-packed workshops on a local and international scale, showcasing local talent alongside top international artists.
Artists booked to appear include Rosanne Cash, The Civil Wars, and Michael McGoldrick Band.
Ticket prices (from): Adult Weekend £40
Celtic Connections Big Top 2012 Line Up
Celtic Connections Big Top 2012 Travel Info
Trains run from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh where you can either walk or get the bus across the Skye Bridge to Kyleakin.
Trains also run from Fort William to Mallaig where you can take the ferry over to Armadale. This is recognised as being the most scenic railway line in the country.
A daily service is operated by First Scotrail - details here.
Citylink operate long distance buses going from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Fort William to Skye on a daily basis. To find out about times and online booking visit www.citylink.co.uk
By vehicle ferry from Mallaig to Armadale:
The summer ferry runs 6 or 7 times a day (including some Sundays at the height of the season) between Mallaig and Armadale on the Isle of Skye. The winter service is limited to 2 journeys a day (Monday to Friday only). Journey time: 25 minutes. Vehicle reservation required. Bikes are carried free of charge.