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2019 Festival another record breaker!

The 37th Orkney Folk Festival kicks off in triumphant style today, Thursday, with artists from across the globe already settling into the county, amidst the sixth consecutive year of record breaking ticket sales.

Over 6,600 individual concert tickets have sold in advance of the festival opening, with 24 of the festival’s 36 ticketed events sold out in advance. This is both the highest volume of advance sales ever achieved in the voluntary-run festival’s 37-year tenure, as well as the greatest number of pre-festival sellouts. 

Stromness, the festival’s hometown in Orkney’s West Mainland, has already begun welcoming early arrivals, including some of this year’s furthest travelled visitors – Cape Breton’s globetrotting powerhouse quartet, Còig – as well as...

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Tickets now on sale!

Tickets for the 37th Orkney Folk Festical are now on sale, exclusively from orkneyfolkfestival.com/tickets

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Ticket Sales – PayPal info

Just a wee reminder – ahead of tickets being released to Festival Patrons on Saturday morning – that due to changes within PayPal,...

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Festival Programme now available

No more waiting – the 2019 Orkney Folk Festival programme is now available to view. Right Read More »