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 this weekend.

Our volunteer board and committee are thrilled to receive this recognition, and to round off a special year celebrating our 40th anniversary with you all.

To even be nominated among such a diverse range of events was a huge achievement, so we were over the moon to be an award winner on the night. Thank you to everyone who voted for us.

As our festival producer, Craig Corse, said on Saturday, this award isn’t just for us.

We couldn’t make the festival happen without our generous sponsors and supporters, the hundreds of volunteers who...

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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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Orkney Folk Festival heads to London!

We’re very excited to announce that a mini Orkney Folk Festival weekend will take place in London, over February 16 and 17!

As part...

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