The 2017 Folk Festival is almost upon us and tickets are on public sale from April 29th. The festival runs from 25-28 May.
The big names include BBC Folk Awards winner Kris Drever, Eddi Reader, Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill. There are a host of other performers from near and far with a range of events and concerts focused mainly around Stromness.
More line up details and locations can be found at http://www.orkneyfestival.com
Once the folk festival is over, Orkney can look forward to the international St Magnus festival in June. Other future festivals include the Orkney Nature Festival, the Science Festival and both blues and rock festivals.