Inverness Whisky Festival 2014

Inverness Whisky Festival is back at Bogbain Farm for its fourth year this April and is delighted to be part of the Scotland Homecoming 2014 celebrations.

The festival takes place on the 4th and 5th of April and kicks off the festival season perfectly with a tour, tasting, music, food, and dancing!

Friday 4th April

The festival commences with a tour around some of Inverness’ best-known and oldest pubs. The tour will encourage guests to submerse themselves in the history of our nations drink, the music and the local craic! Bruce MacGregor, founder of Blazin Fiddles (Folk Band of the Year, 2013), will lead the troops as they enjoy a selection of fine drams and some impassioned story telling. The evening culminates in the award-winning Hootanannys where guests will enjoy a traditional Scottish knee’s up courtesy of Bruce and friends.

Tickets cost £30 and include your tasting glass and a dram at each stop.

Saturday 5th April

Inverness Whisky Festival exhibition at Bogbain begins at noon on Saturday 5th April. It’s a chance to sample an abundance of malt whiskies, and to learn from the masters how to drink, savour, and most importantly, enjoy your whisky. With live music, talks, master classes, and good Scottish food, it’s a feast for all the senses.

The Whisky Exhibition runs from noon until 5pm (last pour 1645 hours) and tickets cost £25 (master class tickets sold separately), which includes complimentary drams and your tasting glass.

To finish off the festival we invite you to join us for some Scottish music, courtesy of the Bruce MacGregor Ceilidh Band. After a few drams and a bit of dutch courage we expect to see everyone on the dance floor!

A combination ticket can be purchased for £50, which allows access to all three events.

Minimum Age: 18

Date: 4th/5th April 2014


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Inverness Whisky Festival 2013

Established in 2011, and having built a reputation as a successful event, the third Inverness Whisky Festival is due to be held on Friday 5th & Saturday 6th April 2013.

The festival is based at Bogbain Farm, a rustic 19th century farm building just 3 miles south of Inverness, which was awarded Best Unusual Venue at the 2012 Scottish Event Awards, and Venue of the Year 2012 at the Scots Trad Music Awards.

In keeping with the venue’s flair for doing things a bit differently, the Inverness Whisky Festival aims to give its guests the opportunity to not only experience some of Scotland’s finest malt whiskies, but to also absorb the culture that goes hand in hand with Scotland’s national drink: the music, the food, the history, the craic.

Whisky Tour

The evening of Friday 5th April will see guests led on a whisky-fuelled journey through the streets of Inverness, visiting some of the city’s oldest pubs, and being entertained on their journey by some of Scotland’s finest traditional musicians. The Whisky Tour begins at 7pm and tickets cost £30, which includes 7 different drams, nibbles and entrance to the Inverness Whisky Festival ceilidh.

Whisky Exhibition

Giving you time to shake off the effects of the night before, the Inverness Whisky Festival exhibition at Bogbain begins at noon on Saturday 6th April. It’s a chance to sample an abundance of malt whiskies, and to learn from the masters how to drink, savour, and most importantly, enjoy your whisky.

With live music, talks, master classes, and good Scottish food, it’s a feast for all the senses.

The Whisky Exhibition runs from noon until 6pm and tickets cost £25, which includes complimentary drams. Tickets for the master classes will be sold separately.


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Northern Roots – Bogbain Farm Inverness

Northern Roots – Bogbain Farm Inverness takes place from 4th – 6th June 2010.

Northern Roots is a Folk, Country and Roots Music Festival and the line up of performers this year includes Andy M Stewart & Gerry O’Beirne, Moishe’s Bagel, The Bevvy Sisters, Blue Flint, Tim Eady Collective, Dean Owens & Bruce MacGregor, Anna Massie & Mairearad Green, Alan Frew, Vaguely Rajun and the Chiuhuahas.

Bogbain Farm is located just 5.7 miles from Inverness City Centre where you will find a great selection of Inverness Hotels, Inverness Guest Houses and Inverness B&Bs if you are planning to enjoy the enitre festival.

More information about the Northern Roots Festival and ticket purchasing is available on the Northern Roots Website at www.northern-roots-festival.com and tickets are also available from Bogbain Farm via email at [email protected] farm.com or 01463 772800.


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Status Quo – Rock 4 Life Festival 2010 – Bogbain Farm Inverness

Status Quo will be appearing at the Rock 4 Life Festival at Bogbain Farm near Inverness. The Rock 4 Life Festival will be taking place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd May 2010 and Status Quo will be performing on the Saturday after Steve Harley and the Cockney Rebel. Another surprise act will be performing on the Sunday but has not yet been announced.

The Rock 4 Life Festival is expected to attract around 30,000 people over the two days and the aim is to raise £200,000 for the Highland Hospice in Inverness.

Tickets cost £45 for the Saturday and £55 for the Sunday or a Two Day Ticket can be purchased for £90. Tickets are available by calling 01463-772800 or click here for online booking.

Inverness Accommodation can be booked with the Inverness Guest House Association who have more than 20 of the best guest houses and B&Bs in Inverness, Scotland.


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