Don’t Miss Big Tent 2008

Scotland is known as a country that is filled with history, culture, noteworthy sights, and breathtaking attractions and is home to many entertaining festivals. One of these foot tapping and energetic festivals is the Big Tent. Not only is this event an opportunity for festival goers to relax and enjoy some of their favorite musicians, but it highlights the importance of conservation, the significance of environmental protection, and the small steps that can be taken at home to bring awareness and attention to issues that concern everyone on the planet.

The Big Tent 2008 will take place from Saturday 26 July 2008 to Sunday 27 July 2008 and boasts a magnificent musical, creative and educational line-up for the public to enjoy. Many talented bands, musicians and singers will be attending the festival, and audiences can look forward to seeing a musical program that includes King Creosote, The Fence Collective, Voces Del Sur, The Chipolatas, Moishe’s Bagel, John Coletta, The Peatdog Faeries, The New Shoes, Frank and Walters, Abdou, Grassroots Zimbabwe and Nuala Kennedy.

In regard to promoting eco friendly solutions, the Eco Campsite has a wonderful variety of stalls, such as One Planet, which focuses on climate change dangers, reforestation and biodiversity. Sustainable Living will show the public how to live “green”, and massage therapies, treatments and holistic medicines will be showcased in The Body and Soul Zone. The Food Village offers local cuisine and treats that range from burgers, BBQ, cheese and ice-cream to getting a look at organic foods and learning a few useful tips from Christopher Trotter, food author and legendary chef.

Authors, poetry, talks and books are the order of the day at the Head Zone, while children will be entertained and kept busy in the Children’s Zone with games, puzzles, activities, storytelling, workshops, games, music and crafts. The Market is a colorful exhibition of traders and spectacular arts and crafts, and the Black Isle Brewery Tent is always a winner with tasty whiskeys and ice cold organic beer waiting for festival goers who are looking to relax and take a break from all the festival activities.

Everyone visiting the Big Tent 2008 festival in Scotland will find it to be exciting, informative and rejuvenating. It is a festival that the entire family can enjoy and not only inspires a change of pace, but a change of lifestyle.