Festival Blog – Day 1 – Welcome, one and all!

The warmest of Orkney welcomes to one and all, visitors and locals both, as the county’s world renowned folk festival kicks off its 36th outing tonight, presenting the first six concerts – in Stromness, Stenness, Burray and Evie – from the weekend’s mouthwatering tally of 35 programmed events, including ceildhs, workshops, talks and free performances, in 20 different venues across the islands.

For the fifth consecutive year, the festival’s advance sales have broken new records: 6200 tickets had been snapped up by yesterday, representing almost 90 percent of overall capacity, and 20 complete selllout events – so if your musical dance-card’s not already full, you’d better be quick. And if you’re still to arrange accommodation,...

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Ticket Update – 20 May (four days to go)

With just four days to go ’til the festival begins, here’s our current ticket availability. Many events are now are down to single...

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Tickets now on sale… and selling fast!

Roll up, roll up… get your tickets now for the 36th Orkney Folk Festival, whilst you still can.

After two very busy release weekends,...

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Tickets on sale to Festival Patrons

Tickets for the 36th Orkney Folk Festival are currently on sale to Festival Patrons. General booking will open from 10am on Saturday 28th...

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