Orkney Storytelling Festival Official Poster

Orkney Storytelling Festival

Hail pounded the old church roof as excited onlookers shuffled together on narrow pews. A hush descended as the master of ceremonies began her welcome…. my first Orkney Storytelling Festival event had begun.¬†¬†   What followed can only be described as magical. Tales from the hot plains of Kenya were Read more…

girls in elaborate black and white horse costumes stand on stage in the school hall

Agricultural August

Orkney Farming Celebrations   August is a very busy time for Orkney, not just thanks to summer visitors. This month is a peak time for another very important Orkney industry – farming.     The Importance of farming¬† Farming is deeply significant to the Orcadian culture and has been for Read more…