To be confirmed: Orkney Storytelling Festival

In Scotland when people congregate, they tend to argue, and discuss and reason; in Orkney, they tell stories. – George Mackay Brown. What a better place to tell your stories this October than Orkney.

What the organizers say:

The Orkney Storytelling Festival is a celebration of the oral tradition in Orkney, with tales focusing on the history and heritage of the islands. The festival always features a wide program, with events held in venues right across the islands. It has a truly international flavor too, welcoming local storytellers along with visitors from the likes of Scotland, Ireland, the United States, Canada, and Africa.“

More about the Orkney Storytelling Festival