About Playground Festival 2021
Welcome to the playground, come as you are.
Playground is a festival experience like no other, from heritage acts with timeless classics to upcoming dj's with blinding light shows, there's something for everyone. Be amazed by our acrobatic air shows, educate your little ones on the music that shaped your past or simply chill out with a bite to eat in our artisan food and craft beer area.
We invite you to be a part of our family and enjoy with us a weekend you won't forget - where the adventure never dies. With our carefully curated lineup from across a whole spectrum of music, dance like no one's watching. Rediscover your inner child and join the playground where your youth lies and lose your inhibitions for a weekend to remember.
A hidden escape in the heart of Glasgow, nestled within Rouken Glen you’ll find a visual, captivating and unique boutique wonderland. Round up the troops, come as you are and get ready to play like you used to.
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Playground Festival line up
2021 line up... The Libertines / James / Orbital / Culture Club / Nile Rodgers & CHIC / and lots more
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2021 line up:
Friday 24th September
- The Libertines
- Hot Chip
- Auntie Flo
- Irvine Welsh
- Connor Fyfe
- Harri & Domenic
- Acid Ultras
- Stevie Elements
- Sharkey's Machine
- XAV XLAB
Saturday 25th September
- Boy George & Culture Club
- Roisin Murphy Live
- Sister Sledge ft Kathy Sledge
- Erol Alkan Disco 3000
- Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5
- Egyptian Lover
- The Reflex
- Beta Waves
- Stephanie Cheape
- Scarlett Randle
- Let's Go Back
- Lezzer Quest
- Craig Moog
- Andy Piacentini
- Jamie Thompson
- Kev Stevens
- Colin Barr
Sunday 26th September
- Nile Rodgers & Chic
- Macy Gray
- Craig Charles
- Body & Soul
- Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
- Franc Moody
- Horse Meat Disco
- Stone Foundation
- Tom McGuire & The BH
- Natasha Kitty Katt
- Shaka Loves You
- DJ Format
- Rebecca Vasmant
- Lee Watson
- DJ Snafu
- Andrew Divine
- Friday St DJs
Groove Armada / Friendly Fires / The Cuban Brothers / Illyus & Barrientos / La La
Ms. Lauryn Hill / De La Soul / Anna Calvi / Craig Charles Funk & Soul / Shaka Loves You / DJ Format / Rebecca Vasmant
Hot Chip / Django Django / Maribou State / Little Dragon / Lylo / Honne / Telford
Playground Festival information & FAQs
Playground Festival returns to Rouken Glen Park from Friday September 24th to Saturday September 25th 2021.
All tickets for Playground Festival 2021 are available now!
By Car - The park on Rouken Glen Road (A727) is 5 minutes drive from Junction 3 on the M77.
By Bus - A number of bus services stop at or near Rouken Glen Park: 38/ 38A/38C First Glasgow, 4 Stagecoach, 395 Henderson's Travel, 375 Colchri Coaches
By Rail - Whitecraigs train station is at the southern end of the park and there is a half hourly service from between Glasgow Central and Neilston.
Playground Festival is located in Rouken Glen Park, which is around 6 miles south of Glasgow city centre. You can reach the park by bus, train, or car. The postcode is G46 7UG.
Unfortunately we can’t issue you with a refund if you can’t make the event due to work commitments or your mates have dropped out. In these circumstances, we advise passing on your tickets privately to avoid losing out on the money spent.
Refunds can only be offered if the event is cancelled or postponed, as agreed upon purchase.
No, Playground Festival does not have any age restrictions on those wishing to attend. Those under 18 must be accompanied by at least one paying adult.
You are not allowed to bring your own food and drink into Playground Festival. There will be a wide variety of food and drink stalls inside the festival, serving up organic, vegetarian and vegan options.
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For this event, the organisers are using the Skiddle Access Scheme by offering Personal Assistant tickets for customers who need to be accompanied. A Personal Assistant ticket is to be offered for free or discounted when somebody with a disability requires a carer to be in attendance with them. To automatically be eligible, please provide a copy of one of the following pieces of documentation listed below.
-The front page of DLA / PIP (no specific rate)
-The front page of Attendance Allowance letter (no specific rate)
-Evidence that registered severely sight impaired (blind)
-Recognised Assistance Dog ID card
-Valid Credability Access Card
If this applies to you then, please book the tickets you require (not including the Personal Assistant ticket) and contact the Skiddle Customer Care team with your documentation along with your 16-digit order reference number by submitting a support request here: https://help.skiddle.com/hc/en-us/requests/new
ACCESSIBLE ENTRY & PARKING
There will be a dedicated accessible entrance to the festival site with limited accessible parking facilities. Allocation of these will be based upon a first come first served basis.
A copy of the following evidence is required in order to reserve an accessible parking space:
-Valid Blue Badge
If you require accessible entry and\or parking then please contact email@example.com after obtaining your personal assistant ticket.
ACCESSIBLE TOILET FACILITIES
Accessible toilets are on site.
If you require access onto the viewing platform then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org after obtaining your personal assistant ticket.
Playground festival is on a greenfield site and there will be sections that may have uneven ground, and so access to certain areas of the site may not be possible, especially in poor weather conditions.
Just the organisers prepare for all conditions, they ask that you do too. Please consider the ground conditions and the unpredictable Scottish weather!
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