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Orkney Folk Festival 2021

The 2021 Orkney Folk Festival, due to take place over May 27-30, is once again set to be a digital event, as a result of ongoing restrictions and uncertainty surrounding the covid-19 pandemic. 

Until very recently, we remained hopeful of being able to stage a live festival in the spring. Last year was the first time in our 38 years that the festival had ever been called off, and none of us thought for a second that we would have to do it again – let alone for a second consecutive year. Since last summer, we have been exploring, financially and logistically, a number of adaptations to the festival’s format – including the creation of...

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New Merchandise!

We’re delighted to unveil some new merchandise items – on sale now in the festival shop!

New for 2020, we have hand-blown glass bottles...

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Artists announced for 2021

Following an overwhelming response to the first ever virtual Orkney Folk Festival, the team behind the award-winning festival have announced some 22 artists...

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Limited Edition Merch Sale!

Why not treat yourself to some limited edition festival merchandise this weekend? Support the festival with some new threads for your next Zoom...

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