The event takes place close to the village of Lesmahagow, on Friday the 28th until Sunday the 30th June 2013 and will see over 60 bands perform within the Valley International Park, Crossford, Lanarkshire.
The large modern venue is 5 minutes from Junctions 7 or 8 off the M74 motorway. 25 minutes from Glasgow, 45 minutes from Edinburgh, 70 minutes from Carlisle.
Some accommodation is available locally, including lodges or bring your own tent, caravan or motor home.
2 Stages, 3 bars, 3 restaurants and hundreds of people!
Achren, Afterlife, Altered Sky, Arceye, Artisfiction, Babylon Fire, Bisongrass, Bonafide, Bonesaw, Bull-Riff Stampede, Catherine Sillars, Chasar, Christie Connor-Vernal, Cnoc An Tursa, Dave Arcari, Dan Dean, Dana O’hara, Def-Con One, Derision, Descend, Diane Jardine, Diementia, Estrella, Evile, Excellent Cadaver, Falter, Fighting Wolves, Fire In The Empire, Firebrand Super Rock, Furyon, Hangfire, Hell Is Harmony, Inferno, Jettblack, Kariss, Karybdis, Lucifer Fallen, Mad Hatter 2.0, Mair, Massive Wagons, Mercury Underground, Monument, My Extraordinary, Primitai, Ravenface, Scott Cowie, Severenth, Sinocence, Skam, Skarlett Riot, States Of Panic, Steel Threads, Sworn Amongst, Temple Dawn, The Dawgheads, The Gnomes, The Goddamn Electric, The Sanity Days, Triaxis, Twisted Species, Virus, Winter In Eden.
Three Day Ticket only £35.00 per person* – Three day package, see all bands, all weekend, on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Three Day Including Camping only £45.00 per person* – Three day package, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with full weekend camping.
Day tickets will go on sale soon but will be extremely limited.
Tickets to buy click here
*All tickets sold will be subject to a small, non-refundable booking fee. £2.50. Includes p&p.
Valley International Park is situated in the heart of the magnificent Clyde Valley, just ten minutes from Lesmahagow. It is set in 90 acres of the most beautiful and stunning forestry on the banks of the River Clyde. The park was formally known as Carfin Estate and the 19th century Carfin house still stands in the grounds.
The park is now owned by the Smith Family and has been transformed into an attraction for all the family to enjoy
In addition to the event Venue and Camping, there is also a Restaurant, Tapas Bar, Cafe, Shopping, Hair Salon and Beautician.
If you are using a satnav, please enter the postcode ML8 5NJ.
By Road from the North and the East:
Leave the M74 Motorway at Junction 7 and turn left onto the A72. At roundabout take the first exit onto the A71 at next roundabout (500 yds) take the third exit onto the A72. Pass the Popinjay Hotel on left then 3 miles further, The Tillietudlem Inn on right. Turn left onto Braidwood Road – B7056. Cross the River Clyde. Valley International Park is immediately on your right.
Total journey from Motorway 6 miles.
By Road from the South and the West:
Leave the M74 Motorway at Junction 8 and take the fifth exit on the roundabout, A71 (Edinburgh) Pass the Shawlands Hotel on your left. Go straight through the lights at crossroads. At next roundabout take the second exit onto the A71 at next roundabout (500 yds) take the third exit onto the A72. Pass the Popinjay Hotel on left then 3 mile further, The Tillietudlem Inn on right. Turn left onto Braidwood Road – B7056. Cross the River Clyde. Valley International Park is immediately on your right.
Total journey from Motorway 5 and a half miles
Take a train from Glasgow Central, or bus to Hamilton Central (Train) or Hamilton Bus Station – These are at the same location. (You can also take the train right through to Larkhall) Travel time from Hamilton to Crossford is about 35 minutes.
Take the SPT Bus, Service number 317 (Hamilton – Lanark) Exit at Crossford Inn. Walk 100 yards toward the B7056, signed Braidwood. Cross the River Clyde. Valley International Park is immediately on your right.
A full bus timetable can be found here; www.spt.co.uk/wmslib/Bus/Service317_110717.PDFOr you can download a version here
You can also take a Train on the Glasgow, Queen Street, via Motherwell to Lanark line and use the same Bus Service, Lanark to Crossford, again exiting at the Crossford Inn.
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*Les-Fest was awarded the Best Musical Event of the Year 2012 at the Scottish New Music Awards.
**Line up subject to change.