Balerno Music Festival

The Pentland Hills come alive with the sound of music when the eleventh Balerno Music Festival returns on 26th September.

Balerno Music Festival

About Balerno Music Festival

Over three weeks the Balerno Music Festival has so much to offer. The Eleventh Balerno Music Festival will run from Wednesday 26th September to Sunday 14th October featuring concerts & events for all the family.

For adults there is a mix of instrumental, vocal and folk concerts, cabaret, jazz and more.

Children’s events cover ages three to secondary, and some events are free.

2018 Festival at a Glance

Wednesday 26th September
7.30 – 10.00 Dinner Discussion – “Music Education in Today’s Society” with Maree Anderson

Friday 28th September
7.30 – 8.30 Something Old, Something New – Balerno Theatre Company

Saturday 29th September
10.00 -12.00 Come and Sing – The Greatest Showman +
2.00 – 4.00 BVS at the Festival! – The Greatest Showman (PG)
7.30 – 9.30 BVS at the Festival! – The Greatest Showman (PG)
7.30 – 9.30 Tourie Band
8.30 – 1.00 Cabaret – The Legends

Sunday 30th September
2.00 – 2.45 Children’s event – Hullabaloo
3.00 – 3.45 Children’s event – Hullabaloo

Thursday 4th October
7.00 – 9.00 Soft Shoe Skiffle

Friday 5th October
7.30 – 9.30 Richard Dennis Concert – Scozzesi

Saturday 6th October
9.30 – 1.00 Festival Café
9.30 – 11.00 Young Musicians’ Concert
1.00 – 5.00 “””It’s the name of the game”” Sing Abba with the Pentland Singers”
1.00 – 1.45 “Music Workshop with Fun Time Harmonies (Children’s event)”
6.00 – 8.00 “””Thank you for the music””Hear the Pentland Singers and friends sing Abba”

Sunday 7th October
2.30 – 4.00 Artie’s Tartan Tales (Children’s event)

Tuesday 9th – Friday 12th October
9.30 – 2.00 Coffee & Snacks at The Mill
12.30 – 1.30 Music @ The Mill

Friday 12th October
7.30 – 9.30 Sirocco Winds
8.00 – 11.00 Folk Concert – Sangsters supported by George Machray

Saturday 13th October
9.00 – 1.00 Farmers’ Market
9.00 – 1.00 The Mill Café
9.30 – 12.00 Music in The Main Street
2.30 – 5.00 Open Folk Music Session
6.00 – 7.00 Hot Fork Supper
7.30 – 9.30 Gala Concert – Forth Valley Singers
9.30 -10.30 Reception

Sunday 14th October
10.00 – 11.15 Festival Praise
7.30 – 11.00 Jazz Party – Stirling Crisis

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Balerno Music Festival are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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