Events

Our 2017 Kirkwall Events leaflet is available to download here –

 Kirkwall Events 2017 PDF

 

Sep
23
Sat
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Sep 23 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
Sep 23 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.

Sep
24
Sun
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Sep 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
Sep 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.

Sep
25
Mon
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Sep 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
Sep 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.

OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing @ St Magnus Centre
Sep 25 @ 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.

 

Sep
26
Tue
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Sep 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
Sep 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.

Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Sep 26 @ 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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