It’s the 39th Annual Shetland Folk Festival this weekend, the UK’s most northerly Folk Festival and I’m sure one of the liveliest! The Shetland Folk festival is held every year and welcomes acts from all over the world.
The great thing about the Shetland Folk Festival is that everyone can be involved, whether you play an instrument or not. It’s a great way to meet people from all over the world.
Music is in our blood! Children in Shetland are offered music lessons from primary school age and there are various events and competitions throughout the year.
It’s also exciting to see
If you’re planning a trip to Shetland for the Shetland Folk Festival, it’s good to plan it early and think about a membership, as tickets and accommodation both sell out fast.
Islesburgh Community Centre is where the “Club” is based and it is a super place to carry on enjoying the music after the concert. It’s a great way to meet people from all over the world and have a “jam” with other artists.
A lot of the Folk Festival is family friendly. There is
Next year will be the 40th Anniversary, why not join us for a “spree?” Hope everyone involved this weekend has a fantastic time.