Kaleidoscope festival kicks off this weekend and here's a sneak peek to what's in store

Kaleidoscope festival kicks off this weekend and here's a sneak peek to what's in store

Ireland’s first family festival, Kaleidoscope, is set to take place at Russborough Estate in Co. Wicklow this weekend.

The Electric Picnic of family festivals is a three-day camping festival and includes six stages of live music and DJs, 10 stages of spoken word, comedy, workshops and inspiration.

Today the team behind the festival released the stage breakdown and a sneak peek into what ticket holders have in store.

Kaleidoscope festival kicks off this weekend and here's a sneak peek to what's in store

Kaleidoscopers can walk through the 200-year-old, 20,00 sq foot beech hedge maze, which awaits them on arrival to the old Hippodrome, a family theatre and outdoor cinema and onto The Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow, where they can let their inner child run away with the circus.

Throughout the weekend, attendees should always remember to expect the unexpected, especially when the doors open on Lavender Lane, they cross the magical red Japanese footbridge into Lady Beit Island or enter the second Wonderland area.

A Fairy Fort will play host to an interactive and inspirational programme for the younger children at the festival, while Rumpledumpus tent beside the maze caters for the tiny tots.

If magical journeys make you hungry them Scrumdiddlyumptious Festival of Food area is just for you although, it will give the chance to do what your folks always told you not to do: play with your food.

Stage Times

FRIDAY, June 28

Main Stage

  • 8.45pm: BellX1
  • 7.15pm: Hermitage Green
  • 5.45pm: Ryan Sheridan
  • 4.15pm: Orla Gartland
  • 3pm: Saarloos
  • Zozimus Stage

  • 8.45pm: King King Company
  • 7.15pm: Flynn
  • 5.45pm: Eve Belle
  • 4.15pm: Siights
  • 3pm : Rothwell
  • Saturday, June 29

    Main Stage

  • 8.45pm: Imelda May
  • 7.15pm: Riptide Movement
  • 5.45pm: Brave Giant
  • 4.15pm: Kila
  • 3pm: Josh Gray
  • 2pm: RuthAnne
  • 1pm: Laoise
  • Zozimus Stage

  • 8.45pm: Le Galaxie DJs
  • 7.15pm: Sorcha Richardson
  • 5.45pm: Toucan
  • 4.15pm: Thumper
  • 3pm: Little Hours
  • 2pm: State Lights
  • 1pm: Fiona Harte
  • Sunday, June 30

    Main stage

  • 8.45pm: Tom Odell
  • 7.15pm: Wild Youth
  • 5.45pm: Delorentos
  • 4.15pm: Wyvern Lingo
  • 3pm: Dublin Gospel Choir
  • 2pm: Sean & Conor Price
  • 1pm: Lisa McHugh
  • Zozimus Stage

  • 8.45pm: Kormac
  • 7.15pm: Bry
  • 5.45pm: Ryan Mack
  • 4.15pm: Thanks Brother
  • 3pm: Somebody’s Child
  • 2pm: JaXson
  • 1pm: Isaac Butler
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