Midge at free Ayr event

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As part of Burnsfest 2016 Picnic in the Park will feature some of Scotland’s top rock and pop acts in a free event.

At Rozelle Park on Saturday 21 May 2016 from 12pm - 10pm. The free family festival will feature Midge Ure topping an all day line up of live music including The Red Hot Chilli Pipers, JJ Gilmour (ex-Silencers), Laura Begley (The Voice 2016), Jill Jackson and more!

Plus there are other attractions including Burns, Burns, Burns Tent; A-Coo-Stick Tipi; The Poet’s and Puppets Pokey; The Mercat including the OSA Art Tent; Robert Burns Wine Bar and Beer Garden; Chill Out Yurt; Bushcraft Shelter & Workshops; Kids an’ a’ that; Burns Fairground and much more!

If the weather is not kind there is also plenty of shelter, even the live music stage provides cover!

This year the festival will celebrate its 15th anniversary and Scotland’s Year of Architecture, Innovation and Design by showcasing some of our best Burns landmarks at weekend events in Ayr, Alloway and Kirkoswald.

Look out for the gala opening of the new Souter Johnnie’s Art Gallery, Land o’ Burns 10k, Whisky and Gin Tastings, A Jig at the Brig, Food and Folklore activities, Mauchline Holy Fair, Burns Walking Tours, Barrel Rolling and a brand new Land o’ Burns Beer Festival.

Special thanks to sponsors Burns Crystal, Burns Pet Nutrition and Owen Kerr Signs. Find out more at www.burnsfestival.com.