Hello and welcome to the Falkland Traditional Music Festival website.
Falkland Traditional Music Festival would like to announce that we are taking a year out in 2019 but will be back in August 2020 for another weekend of great singing and music for everyone. We wish everyone a fantastic year and look forward to seeing you again in Falkland soon 🙂
**Update on the temporary move of our Bothy Ballad competition**
For this year only, our Bothy Ballad competition will take place on Saturday 13 July 2019 as part of the Stonehaven Folk Festival. The competition will be held in the British Legion, Stonehaven, from 12 noon to 1.30pm. We are very grateful to Stonehaven Folk Festival for hosting this event for us and we wish all the competitors the best of luck. For more details, please visit their page here.
More info on our festival
Falkland Traditional Music Festival is a small and intimate festival set in the heart of Fife. It aims to promote and encourage Scottish traditional music and song through workshops, competitions, sessions and concerts. The workshops allow singers and musicians to develop skills, while competitions help with confidence and improving playing and performance. Our weekend opens with a ceilidh on Friday night to raise the roof and get the festival off to a swinging (or flinging) start. Come and join us!
We trust that you’ll find all the information you need about our music festival right here and via the menu links above, from guests and competitions to where to stay during your visit.
The Festival Office is where you can get tickets and competition entry forms, as well as any other information that you should need for the festival.
Throughout the weekend, our guests perform at the concerts as well as taking workshops, and adjudicating competitions so there is plenty of chances to see them over the three days. Singing and instrumental sessions run throughout the weekend and we welcome all musicians and singers to come along and play a tune or sing a song. Either join an existing session or start your own!
Join us for a great weekend of traditional music and song set in historic Falkland in the heart of the ancient Kingdom of Fife.
Ceilidh Dances, Workshops, Concerts, Talks, Competitions & Sessions
Here’s a short video from our 2017 festival. We are hugely grateful to Duncan McNab, who filmed and edited it:
The Events take place at the following venues
Falkland Comunity Hall
- Festival Office
- Ceilidh Dance
- Instrumental Competitions
- Instrumental Workshops
- Traditional Concert / Farewell Concert
Falkland Parish Church
Old Town Hall
- Singing Competitions
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