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Thank you for another record breaking weekend

A huge thank you from our board and committee to everyone who’s helped us celebrate folk music over the last four days.

It’s been another record breaking year. We sold more than 8,700 tickets, with nearly 1,000 people also taking advantage of our free digital streaming pass.
We’ve had such a lovely time. Thank you to all our local and visiting artists, volunteers, sponsors, Orkney Friends, crews, audiences, local businesses and the wider Orkney community for making the event such a success.
Once the tidying is finished we’ll be taking a bit of a breather, but we’ll be back soon with all our photos from the weekend on...

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