Events

Our 2017 Kirkwall Events leaflet is available to download here –

 Kirkwall Events 2017 PDF

 

Sep
29
Fri
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Sep 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.

Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Sep 29 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
30
Sat
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Sep 30 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 30 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.

Orkney Farmers Market @ Kirkwall Masonic Hall
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Regular monthly market showcasing some of Orkney’s smaller food producers, craft makers and growers. Come along and support your local producers – either as a customer or as a trader. For more information on selling at a Farmer’s Market, contact Thelma Bruce on 741 223.

 

Regular vistors:

Homebakes, Preserves and Fresh Veg from Greentoft Farm Produce, Quality Meat from The Dounby Butcher, Craft Roasted Coffee and Speciality Teas from Caithness Coffee Company, Handmade, Original Flavour chocolates from Peedie chocs and desserts, Homebakes and Orkney Cheese from Susan Sinclair and Smoked Fish, Mussels and Cheese from Humes.

Oct
1
Sun
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 1 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
Oct 1 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.

Oct
2
Mon
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 2 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.

OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing @ St Magnus Centre
Oct 2 @ 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.

 

Oct
3
Tue
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 3 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.