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Enter the 2017 Open Stage

Entry to this year’s Open Stage competition is now open, until April 30th.

The Open Stage is a friendly competition, open to all – soloists, bands, musicians and singers (in any combination) – taking place on Saturday 27 May. This year we’ve moved the event slightly later in the day, to 3pm, and into the more intimate surrounds of the Stromness Hotel (the Festival Club room).

To keep the event running to time, though, we unfortunately cannot guarantee a place for all who apply. Entrants will hear back from us no later than May 10th.

More information, or enter here.

Good luck!

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Orcadian connections centre-stage at the festival

A further six artists have been added to the line-up of this year’s festival, including a few Orcadian artists making their way home...

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2017 Patronage now available

Patronage for the 2017 festival is now available.

For just £20, Festival Patrons benefit from advanced access to tickets (in April), 30% discounted travel from the Scottish mainland to Orkney with NorthLink Ferries (passengers and car fares only – cabins not included) and 10% off festival merchandise (not including artist...

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O.F.F. receives volunteering award

We’re delighted to report that the festival has become the first in the county to receive the Quality Volunteering Award from Voluntary Action Orkney, highlighting the...

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