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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YOUR COMMUNITY, YOUR ESCAPISM, YOUR PLAYGROUND.
Music genres: House, Indie, Acoustic, Disco, Electronic
2021 line up... Underworld / Kraftwerk 3D / CHIC & Nile Rodgers
Friday 30th July:
Underworld / James / Leftfield DJ / Hot Chip Mega Mix / Colonel Mustard & D5 / Luna the Professor / Auntie Flo / Harri & Domenic / Stevie Elements / Acid Ultras / Kev Stevens / CC:MC
Saturday 31st July
Kraftwerk 3D / Jon Hopkins / Gary Numan / Optimo / Egyptian Lover / Nightwave / Pictish Trail / DBAJ / Stephanie Cheape / IDA / Beta Waves / Lets Go Back / Scarlett Randle / Lezzer Quest / Kev Stevens
Sunday 1st August
Nile Rodgers & CHIC / Kelis / Neneh Cherry / Body & Soul / The Wailers / Martha Reeves & The Vandellas / Craig Charles / Horse Meat DiscoTom McGuire & The Brassholes / Dj Format / Shaka Loves You / WSHOM / Rebecca Vasmant / S/A/M / Andrew Devine / Craig Moog / Snafu / Lee Watson
Last year's lineup
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
Skiddle guarantee that we have the lowest booking fees available for Playground Festival tickets. We are an official primary ticket outlet and all tickets are processed and dispatched by Skiddle direct to you. All our tickets are sold at face value and originate directly from the event organiser.
How much are Playground Festival tickets?
All tickets for Playground Festival 2021 are available now!
Are pre-payment plan tickets available?
Yes Payment Plan tickets are available so you can spread the cost of your ticket over multiple smaller payments. You can find more information about Payment Plans here
What happens If I bought a ticket and cannot attend?
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.
When is Playground Festival 2021?
Playground Festival returns to Rouken Glen Park from Friday July 30th to Sunday August 1st 2021.
Where is Playground Festival?
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.
Does Playground Festival have any age restrictions?
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.
Can I bring my own food and drink into Playground Festival?
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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Disabled Access Information
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!
Travelling to/from the festival
How do I get to Playground Festival?
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.
Map of Hotels near festival site
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