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Launching our 2024 programme

Orkney Folk Festival has announced its full programme for the 2024 event, with acts from around the world set to perform across the islands between 23 and 26 May.  
Leading artists from Canada, the USA, Australia, Ireland, Norway, England and throughout Scotland will join home-grown Orcadian musicians at the festival in its 41st year.
 
The programme features 52 events, including concerts, ceilidhs, lounge performances, workshops, talks and family events, at venues across Orkney. It’s been designed to offer something for everyone, to celebrate both local and visiting artists, as well as contemporary and traditional folk music.
 
While more than half of all events will take place in...

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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...

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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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