2nd, 3rd 4th & 5th August
from 10 a.m.
Our biggest festival yet celebrating the best of prehistory!
See specialists in iron, bronze, silver, leather, wood and stone, try your hand at being an archaeologist, learn to whittle, ancient cooking and music, log boats and much, much, more.
Artists and crafters demonstrating at this year's Celts are Coming festival: Hamish Lamley of Pictavia Leather, David McGovern Stonemason of Monikie Rock Art, Neil Burridge bronze casting specialist, John Mac spoon carver, Sarah Mac textile worker, the Haddington Weavers, Caroline Nicolay of Paro Gallico cooking demonstrations, Thomas Timbrell of Big Beynons Blacksmithing, Peter Ananin of the Woodland Tannery, Julie Durkacz woodworking and whittling, Wooden Tom woodcarver and turner and much more!
The bridge that connects communities 2500 years apart
Musical performances will include a special opening performance by Alex Souter on the bagpipes on Friday 2nd and Tatha, a newly formed group of local musicians will be performing a composition inspired by the Iron Age crannog people, as well as ancient Scottish and Perthshire tunes on Sunday 4th. The music performed at our Celts are Coming event is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund for our 2019 music project, and is inspired by the crannog and the lyre bridge. Let's put the music back into the crannog!
Exclusive workshops include silver-casting, a day of outdoor cooking, smith your own knife, spoon-carving and belt-making! Please see separate pages for details and booking contacts.
Booking not necessary.
Bring your picnic and make a day of it.