Early Bird Tickets

The Camperdown Robert Burns Scottish Festival Committee are pleased to announce that the festival Program is nearing completion and promises to be a Festival for the community with new elements adding to a number of favourite events returning.The Festival Chairperson Dr John Menzies OAM said “the committee are pleased to announce that Early Bird tickets will be available until May 31st and the Early Bird ticket is $80.00 which will allow patrons to go to all the performances at the designated venues over the weekend” this price excludes Festival Burns Gala Dinner $65.00 per person, bookings are essential. Dr Menzies said “our festival musicians have now been booked and the performers coming to Camperdown include Eric Bogle and his band, Fiona Ross, John McAluslan which is a great combination of Australia’s best known Scottish musicians.  Luke Plumb and Kate Burke, Shane O’Mara, Peter Daffy, Maree Daffy, Andy Rigby and Nick Martin, Claire Patti, Geoff McArthur, …

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Fabulous Music Workshops

The Camperdown Robert Burns Scottish Festival presents three days of fabulous workshops at a Winter Music School on July 3rd, 4th and 5th. Peter Daffy, Musical Director said “Some of Australia’s finest tutors will be in town conducting a range of workshops”  There are a range of lessons for beginners in pipes and drums, Scottish country dancing and community choir and the instrumental workshops for mandolin, bouzouki, fiddle and concertina will be tailored to suit intermediate to experienced musicians. The focus is traditional Celtic tunes and songs accompaniment.  Scottish country dance lessons will be run in the late afternoons with the junior choir and informal sessions will be run in the evenings along with the senior choir.  Some come and try piping and drumming lessons are available for a small fee on the Friday.  Workshops start at $10.00 and full registration for the three days just $60.00 for Adults and $30.00 for under 18 years. …

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Eric Bogle to headline 2019 Robert Burns Scottish Festival

The Camperdown Robert Burns Scottish Festival Committee together with Tuniversal Music Inc. are pleased to announce that Eric Bogle will be the Headline Act for this year’s festival. Eric was born in Scotland, as was Robert Burns, and that he, Eric, has a unique ability with words, music and songs, just like Burns and making him Eric, a most worthy modern day version of or successor to, Burns.  Eric Bogle will Headline at the Camperdown Robert Burns Scottish Festival this year. The Festival Chairperson Dr John Menzies OAM said that “Eric Bogle will perform in Camperdown over the festival weekend with a dedicated Eric Bogle in Concert at the Theatre Royal on Saturday 6th July.” Eric Bogle is an internationally known and respected songwriter.  For nearly 40 years he has toured the world with his music.  Eric has said “he has been inflicting his songs on innocent bystanders from outback Australis to the streets of …

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