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Open Stage now welcoming applications

Entries are now being sought for the 2014 Orkney Folk Festival Open Stage competition.  Now in its ninth year, the Open Stage offers its champions the opportunity to perform at the following year’s festival as a billed artist, so it is a hard-fought contest.

Many of those who have taken part have gone on to further success, benefit from a greatly enhanced profile from the event. in February, Griogair Morrison – the 2013 Orkney Folk Festival...

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Lowland Linties

We are very sorry to report that, due to unforeseen circumstances, the Lowland Linties will no longer be appearing at this year’s festival. We are in the process of lining up a fitting replacement, and look forward to welcoming...

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Patronage now available

Patronage for this year’s festival is now available – buy festival patronage.

For further information on the benefits – including discounted ferries and early access to tickets – head to our supporters pages, where you can also find...

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Hi aye! Long time no see…

A new year, the party season’s now a distant memory, and it’s still a few months until the lighter evenings. Fortunately, we have the promise of four days of festival fun to take your mind off the winter, in...

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