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Introducing our new Festival Producer!

Ahead of our fortieth anniversary in 2023, the Orkney Folk Festival has recently welcomed a new festival producer – with responsibility for the festival’s artistic direction. 

Craig Corse, from Kirkwall, has taken the reins of the award-winning festival, having served on the committee in a variety of roles since 2007. He takes the baton from former festival director, Bob Gibbon – who remains on the committee after 15 years at the helm – and becomes the third person to book the programme for the much loved four-day event, also following Johnny Mowat. 

A familiar face at the festival, Craig has spent most of his life involved in music. As director of CCM Live, one of...

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Return of Orkney Folk Festival a record-breaker!

After three long years, the Orkney Folk Festival returns to a full-scale live event this weekend, and in triumphant style – breaking all...

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Tickets now on sale!

Tickets for the 2022 Orkney Folk Festival are on sale now! It’s been a long three years since our last live event, and...

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Roll up for the Rally!

Sheet music for this year’s Fidders’ Rally, on Sunday 29 May, is now available!

Hosted by the West Mainland Strathspey and Reel Society, the...

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