A bespoke evening exclusively for private groups of between approximately 6-30 guests, such as tour groups, families, hand-fasting and wedding parties.

‘Tales around the Peat Fire’

A traditional Orkney evening that combines legends, lower and social customs with music, son and dance. Your evenings program is personalised and flexible as you can choose from a combination of the following :

  • Your time of arrival
  • Your evening story telling themes
  • Enjoy traditional Island music, song and dance
  • Celebrate the Orkney Islands’ social customs such as:

the Island wedding feast and social customs, the Island Harvest Home traditions, the Orkney market days and courting customs and the Orkney Yule and Auld Neu’Year.

Enjoy and combine these with the unique Orkney legends, folklore and myths.

  • Orkney sea legends
  • Island stories of the shore line
  • Island folk of Hill and Mound
  • Orkney Tales of the Tide

Book the Folklore library, the Hamnavoe Room and the Folk Art Studio for your special group event and have a unique personalised Orkney Island experience here at The Orkney Folklore and Storytelling Centre all year round.


For more information on the options and cost per person please contact Lynn by phone +44 (0)1856 841207 or email peatfire@orkneyattractions.com

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