Events

Our 2017 Kirkwall Events leaflet is available to download here –

 Kirkwall Events 2017 PDF

 

May
27
Sat
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
May 27 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.

Orkney Folk Festival @ Various
May 27 all-day

Orkney Folk Festival 2017

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Fantastic line-up of events throughout Orkney.

Kirkwall BID area events include:

Saturday 27 May Music in St Magnus
1.00pm – St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall
Orkney Traditional Music Project

 

For more information see:

Programme

 

Orkney Food & Drink @ Outside area near The Reel, Broad Street
May 27 all-day

Orkney Food & Drink will be hosting a stall on Broad Street during the Folk Festival, Saturday 27th May.

 

Live Music – The Braelanders @ The Royal British Legion
May 27 @ 8:00 pm

Head along to The Royal British Legion on Saturday night for some live music from The Braelanders.

May
28
Sun
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
May 28 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.

Orkney Folk Festival @ Various
May 28 all-day

Orkney Folk Festival 2017

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Fantastic line-up of events throughout Orkney.

Kirkwall BID area events include:

Saturday 27 May Music in St Magnus
1.00pm – St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall
Orkney Traditional Music Project

 

For more information see:

Programme

 

May
29
Mon
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
May 29 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.

Orkney Folk Festival @ Various
May 29 all-day

Orkney Folk Festival 2017

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Fantastic line-up of events throughout Orkney.

Kirkwall BID area events include:

Saturday 27 May Music in St Magnus
1.00pm – St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall
Orkney Traditional Music Project

 

For more information see:

Programme

 

Orkney Craft Fair @ Kirkwall Town Hall
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Head along to Kirkwall Town Hall on Monday for some Orkney Crafts on sale.

Monday Night Murders @ Orkney Library & Archive
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For this month only, we are reverting back to Monday Night Murders (instead of Saturday Slaughters).  Come along to discuss this book and you might even get a cup of tea!