London Orkney Folk Festival spotlight

Some of Orkney’s most well known folk musicians have been performing in London for a series of sell out shows spotlighting the award-winning Orkney Folk Festival.

Taking place at Kings Place in Kings Cross, London, the events were part of the venue’s Scotland Unwrapped series.

The programme is taking place at Kings Place throughout 2024 to celebrate Scottish music and spoken word culture. It aims to highlight both the traditional and contemporary arts which give Scotland its distinctive voice.  

Orkney Folk Festival partnered with Kings Place to run two days of concerts, gigs and workshops on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 February, to demonstrate the high quality musicianship the islands...

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Orkney Folk Festival named Event of the Year

We’re delighted to share that Orkney Folk Festival won Event of the Year at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards in Dundee...

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Orkney Friends on sale now

Our Orkney Friends supporter scheme has reopened today. By joining, you can support our volunteer-run event and the part it plays in celebrating...

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Announcing our 2024 line up

Orkney Folk Festival has announced the first wave of artists appearing at the 2024 event, taking place between 23 and 26 May 2024.


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