Events

Our 2017 Kirkwall Events leaflet is available to download here –

 Kirkwall Events 2017 PDF

 

Dec
8
Fri
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Dec 8 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.

Dec
9
Sat
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Dec 9 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.

Dec
10
Sun
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Dec 10 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.

Dec
11
Mon
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Dec 11 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
Dec 11 @ 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.

 

Dec
12
Tue
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Dec 12 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.

Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Dec 12 @ 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

the-cathedral-and-sunrise  saint-magnus-cathedral

Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Dec 12 @ 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

the-cathedral-and-sunrise saint-magnus-cathedral

Dec
13
Wed
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Dec 13 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.

Dec
14
Thu
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Dec 14 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.