Events

Our 2017 Kirkwall Events leaflet is available to download here –

 Kirkwall Events 2017 PDF

 

Jul
24
Mon
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Jul 24 all-day

Sails in St Magnus

During this anniversary year Sails in St Magnus will be presented  in the Cathedral from Easter Sunday through to Christmas 2017.

Originally created for the St Magnus International Festival in 1993, the 14 painted sails represent Earl Rognavald II’s crusade to Jerusalem in 1151. The sails are a collaborative work created by artists Erlend Brown, Dave Jackson, Mary Scott and Andrew Parkinson. The one line poems were specially written for the project by George Mackay Brown.

Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Jul 24 all-day

The summer exhibition at the Orkney Museum is ‘Conversations with Magic Stones’, 16th June – 30th September. This looks at stone tools from the Mesolithic to the Bronze Age and the peop0le who collected them in the past.

OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing @ St Magnus Centre
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Orkney Traditional Dance Association Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing. Everyone welcome to dance or listen to the music including visitors to Orkney. Under 8’s accompanied by an adult.

 

Jul
25
Tue
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Jul 25 all-day

Sails in St Magnus

During this anniversary year Sails in St Magnus will be presented  in the Cathedral from Easter Sunday through to Christmas 2017.

Originally created for the St Magnus International Festival in 1993, the 14 painted sails represent Earl Rognavald II’s crusade to Jerusalem in 1151. The sails are a collaborative work created by artists Erlend Brown, Dave Jackson, Mary Scott and Andrew Parkinson. The one line poems were specially written for the project by George Mackay Brown.

Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Jul 25 all-day

The summer exhibition at the Orkney Museum is ‘Conversations with Magic Stones’, 16th June – 30th September. This looks at stone tools from the Mesolithic to the Bronze Age and the peop0le who collected them in the past.

Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral

Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm
Admission: £7.50
Contact: 01856 874894

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Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Jul 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral

Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm
Admission: £7.50
Contact: 01856 874894

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Orcadian Summer Concert @ Wrigley and The Reel
Jul 25 @ 7:30 pm

Orcadian Summer Concerts at The Reel featuring local musicians and performers.
Tickets will be on sale priced £6 each. Limited seating. Advanced ticket purchase strongly recommended from The Reel Music Shop.

All the door money goes to a different local charity each concert.

These concerts have a great reputation for a good evening’s entertainment in a good cause.


you can view some video of previous concerts here
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLe86f5B1bG05LzIEmuOrOMrSVpRE3-IIV

 

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Jul
26
Wed
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Jul 26 all-day

Sails in St Magnus

During this anniversary year Sails in St Magnus will be presented  in the Cathedral from Easter Sunday through to Christmas 2017.

Originally created for the St Magnus International Festival in 1993, the 14 painted sails represent Earl Rognavald II’s crusade to Jerusalem in 1151. The sails are a collaborative work created by artists Erlend Brown, Dave Jackson, Mary Scott and Andrew Parkinson. The one line poems were specially written for the project by George Mackay Brown.

Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Jul 26 all-day

The summer exhibition at the Orkney Museum is ‘Conversations with Magic Stones’, 16th June – 30th September. This looks at stone tools from the Mesolithic to the Bronze Age and the peop0le who collected them in the past.