Orleta is an internationally acclaimed performing dance group. They have given concerts across the UK and abroad. Among the most memorable of these were The Royal Albert Hall, St.John’s Smith Square, The South Bank, for the BBC and for Royalty. They have travelled to Poland, Lithuania, Italy, Ireland and the Munich Oktoberfest to perform their characteristically energetic and lively shows. In 1980 Orleta were the first British group to take part in the International Polish Folklore Festival held in Rzeszów Poland every three years. They returned in1999, to great acclaim and have returned every three years. They have appeared frequently on Polish TV.
Orleta has participated in all of the Polish Folklore Festivals in the UK. The first three were in Royal Leamington Spa Theatre, then The Lowry in Manchester, the Ashcroft Theatre in Croydon (London), The Swan Theatre in High Wycombe, Birmingham Symphony Hall, and most recently The Corn Exchange in Cambridge.
Here you can see some footage and images of Orleta’s performances and social activities.