Scone Palace to host new three-day boutique camping festival this summer


A new three-day boutique camping festival is coming to the grounds of Scone Palace this summer, organisers have announced.

Otherlands Music and Arts Festival will offer visitors to the home of Scotland’s Kings and Queens live music, forward-thinking artwork, boutique glamping and bespoke talks from industry leaders.

Otherlands will span genres across six stages with the organisers planning to take festival goers “on a journey into another world” – soundtracked by some of the biggest names in live and electronic music.

The “celebration of culture” event was announced by the founders of FLY, one of Scotland’s largest music events, and will take place at Scone Palace on August 19-21, 2022.

A tagline promotion for the event read: “Welcome to the Otherlands. A place where we can all be free.

“An escape of worldly music and culture deep in mother nature.

Music fans at the main stage Rewind Festival, Scone Palace, Perth in 2018. Pictures by staff photographer Richard Wilkins

“The eternal wonders of The Otherlands.”

Edinburgh-based promoters Fly already stage dance and electronica festivals in Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh and in the grounds of Hopetoun House near South Queensferry.

Further events are being planned by FLY in Ibiza and Amsterdam for 2022.

Details of the line-up and how to get tickets for Otherlands Music and Arts Festival at Scone Palace will be revealed later in January.

Founder of Otherlands Music and Arts Festival Tom Ketley said: “We’re over the moon to be bringing Otherlands to Scone Palace.

“Our new boutique camping festival will welcome bands, singers and DJs from around the world, and there will be a wide range of activities on offer from world-renowned chefs, wellness, industry talks and comedy.

“Keep an eye out for the first line-up announcement coming soon.”

Otherlands will be welcome boost to the local economy with the popular 80s celebration music event, Rewind Festival – held annually on the grounds of Scone Palace – having been cancelled for the last two years in a row.

The music extravaganza was set to rock the estate from July 23-25 in 2021 but organisers decided to pull the plug due to restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.





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