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Dandelion Festival - Glasgow

Kelvingrove Park

Date and time

17 - 19 June

Location

Kelvingrove Park

Join us at Kelvingrove park, Glasgow for a FREE three-day festival of live music, performances, talks, workshops and food that's open to everyone - all part of a unique festival that dares to reimagine our relationship with food and the planet.

Series of photos showing some of the artists performing at Dandelion Festival Glasgow

Live Music

Across three stages you will be able to watch an eclectic mix of live music (full line-up and day splits below), but make sure to check out the other festival areas for a full programme of entertainment for all ages (more info at the bottom of this page).

Friday 17 June:

Shooglenfity / Jason Singh (solo) / Awkward Family Portraits / Rachel Sermanni / Darlingside / Trip / Mama's Broke

Saturday 18 June:

Les Amazones d'Afriques / Newton Faulkner / Niteworks / Hannah Rarity / This is the Kit / Jason Singh (full band) / Rura & special guests / Lisa Rigby / Orchestral Qawwali / Baque Luar / Hen Hoose / LYRE LYRE / VanIves / Glasgow African Balafon Orchestra / National Youth Pipe Band

Sunday 19 June:

Admiral Fallow / Sam Lee / Fat-Suit / Baque Luar

Images showing the main stage lit up at night at the Dandelion Festival

Food, Talks, Workshops & More

Across the three days, don't miss talks by scientists, chefs, artists, activists and growers on such urgent issues as sustainability, climate action and food poverty. Join in with inspiring workshops, discussions and other hands-on activities hosted by charities, campaign groups and community organisations in the intimate Dandelion Potting Sheds.

Brings the kids along to interactive, inclusive and inspiring activities for all ages, including the huge plant giveaway on Sunday complete with helpful growing tips and tricks!

Enjoy brilliant street food from a selection of local traders: Screaming Peacock, Mangiamo Pizza, Down the Hatch, Yu-Ca-Taco, Woodland’s own Mrs Falafel, Stand Bahn Mi, Hector and Harriet and Fotheringham’s ice-cream van.

A map showing where all the areas and stages are in Kelvingrove Park for Dandelion Festival

Venue Information

Travel

Kelvingrove Park is a public park located on the River Kelvin in the West End of the city of Glasgow, Scotland, containing the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum.

The closest subway station is Kelvinhall which is which is 0.4 miles from the Park. Journey time from Glasgow City Centre is approximately 9 minutes and trains run every 4 - 7 minutes. It is a 10 minute walk from the station to the Park. The nearest train station is Partick, which is a 15-20 minute walk to the Park.

Number 2 and 3 bus services leave Bothwell Street and Number 77 leaves from West Nile Street - journey time is approximately 20 minutes.

Before travelling, remember to double-check all travel arrangements and for the most up to date information check out your journey on the day on www.travelinescotland.com

Toilets

There are Portaloos on site as part of the larger Dandelion Festival 3-day festival that includes accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

There is also a permanent toilet block with accessible toilets and baby changing facilities located beside the Kelvingrove Bandstand within Kelvingrove Park, just off Kelvin Way.

Parking

There is metered on street car parking available in adjacent streets. All disabled parking pay & display bays (on-street and in our car parks) are free of charge and have no time restriction.

Anyone displaying a valid blue badge may park in a ‘limited waiting’ bay without time restriction.

Access

Access to the Free for All site is level and paved. Most of the paths in the park are asphalt and smooth.

The Free for All Information Point will be situated at the entrance to the site.

Assistance dogs are welcome and fresh drinking water will be provided.

If you have any access requirements or enquiries please
contact Caroline Thompson @ caroline.thompson@dandelion scot.