Orkney Folk Festival has been contributing to the musical and cultural life of Orkney since 1982 and has established itself as an important event in both the Orkney and Scottish folk calendars. Many people enjoy the folk festival so much that they return year after year to experience the fine mixture of music and hospitality. The festival is based in Stromness, however events also take place in Kirkwall, Deerness, Evie, Finstown, Harray, Hoy, Rousay and Sanday.
There is a deliberate policy in the festival to combine well established folk musicians, and emerging talents from outwith Orkney with the multi-talented local musicians, some of whom are well known in their own right. Its a good mix that makes for a great festival.
See their website: Orkney Folk Festival