Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival takes place in the beautiful Highland surroundings of Belladrum Estate, near Beauly in Inverness-shire. The independent festival has built a reputation for its eclectic line-ups, its offbeat non-musical entertainments and its all-ages approach. The festival won a VisitScotland Thistle Award in 2009 and is a past winner of the Grassroots Festival Award at the UK Festival Awards, the festival industry’s ‘Oscars’.
The 2017 event sold out for the 9th consecutive year and boasted a lineup international acts from Franz Ferdinand, Sister Sledge and First Aid Kit to emerging Scottish artists including Honeyblood and Neon Waltz as well as a wealth of comedy, spoken word, theatre, street performances, Danny MacAskill’s Drop & Roll over the course of the weekend.
Following a Co-Design approach, young people are a driving force in shaping, developing and implementing all events for the Year of Young People 2018.