The Orkney Folklore & Storytelling Centre engages audiences through Orkney Storytelling Evenings & family workshops of island legends, lore & social customs through traditional music, song & dance & join a town or coastal walks (STGA qualified)
The Orkney Folklore and Storytelling Centre launches ‘A Storytelling Landscape’ to enrich the visitors’ and local peoples’ Orkney Islands’ experiences through the Islands’ Oral Heritage, ancient traditions of storytelling alongside ‘The Story of Place’ experiences.
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PEATFIRE TALES OF ORKNEY EVENINGS-Tuesdays,Fridays and Sundays –A traditional Orkney that combines legend,lore and social customs with music,song and dance.
FIRESIDE AFTERNOONS-enjoy the traditions of these North Atlantic Islands,sitting around the peat fire while Listening to the legends, Folklore and social customs of past Orkney fishing & farming peoples and communities –Thursday and Saturday afternoons.
FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S STORYCIRCLES SESSIONS- Maximum groups number -8 people Monday,Wednesday,Saturday or Sunday mornings or afternoons by arrangement.
MAGICAL STORIES (Of The Islands & Highlands)- A BESPOKE,PRIVATE EVENING / AFTERNOON -for your own group’s celebration ( 6 – 30 people) Choose from our programme of Stories & Legends from the Islands and Highlands, discover some of the Orkney & Scottish social customs,Traditional dances and music.
THE POWER OF STORY – BESPOKE COURSES & SUMMER SCHOOLS Learn how to be the Weaver of Tales explore this ancient oral tradition.All welcome (18 years +) Of particular value to those working in the fields of educatiion,sepcial education,mental health and social care.Greatly benefits students who wish to go into further studies in Drama,performing Arts,Dance and Physical Theatre studies.
BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL FOR ALL EVENTS.
Transport and Parking
Accessible Parking Or Drop-off Point
Tactile route for visitors with visual impairments
Ramp to main entrance
Partially suitable for visitors with limited mobility
Public Toilet Facilities
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