Events

Our 2017 Kirkwall Events leaflet is available to download here –

 Kirkwall Events 2017 PDF

 

Jun
21
Wed
St Magnus Festival – Festival Club: Hadhirgaan @ Sound Archive at The Old Library
Jun 21 @ 10:00 pm – 12:00 am

, Start Time: 22:00, End Time: 23:59 Sound Archive at the Old Library 8 Laing Street, Kirkwall

Hadhirgaan has been an ongoing and every changing band of young traditional musicians from Kirkwall Grammar School whose performances are renowned for their toe-tapping youthful exuberance.

One Night Festival Club tickets £7 at the door

Full Festival Club Pass £25 from Festival Box Office

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Jun
22
Thu
St Magnus Festival – Bergen Domkor @ St Magnus Cathedral
Jun 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

, Start Time: 19:00, End Time: 21:00 St Magnus Cathedral Broad Street, Kirkwall

The Cathedral choir from Bergen brings a programme of music which is arranged, written or improvised by the choir members themselves and showcases the rich talent of this group.   With 36 voices this ensemble has a reputation for its vast range of repertoire ranging from Bach Passions to contemporary music. Under its award-winning young conductor this programme celebrates the impressive compositional talent within the choir and also exposes the singers’ improvisatory skills in music that reflects the western regions of Norway.

Bergen and Hordaland County have a current twinning, “eternal friendship” agreement with the Orkney Islands.

Conductor    Kjetil Almenning

Tord Kalvenes  Missa de lumin *World Première*

Tunes and Folksongs from the West including:
Ingrid Mostad Braaten  Han la i min munn en ny sang Psalm 40
Rolf Stewart  Hvor går du, o menneske sig

Tickets at the door

£20, £15, £11 Concessions £19, £15, £8

Duration 2 hours

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Jun
24
Sat
Live Music – The Braelanders @ The Royal British Legion
Jun 24 @ 8:00 pm

Head along to the Royal British Legion and dance the night away to the Braelanders.

Jun
27
Tue
Orcadian Summer Concert @ Wrigley and The Reel
Jun 27 @ 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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Live Music – Orcadian Summer Concert @ The Reel @ The Reel
Jun 27 @ 8:00 pm
Orcadian Summer Concert
Featuring a variety of local artists. All proceeds go to local charities. Advance booking advisable.
Venue: The Reel, Kirkwall
Time: 8pm (Doors open 7.30pm)
Admission: £6
Contact: 01856 871000
www: www.wrigleyandthereel.com
Jun
28
Wed
Live Music @ King Street Halls
Jun 28 @ 1:27 pm
Orkney Accordion & Fiddle Club Concert
With local artists and guests.
Venue: King Street Halls, Kirkwall
Time: 7.30pm
Admission: Tickets on door £6.
Jul
1
Sat
Kirkwall City Pipe Band @ Broad Street
Jul 1 @ 7:30 pm

Kirkwall City Pipe Band (KCPB) is a community pipe band based in Kirkwall in the Orkney Islands.

Summer evening performances free of charge.

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Jul
11
Tue
Orcadian Summer Concert @ Wrigley and The Reel
Jul 11 @ 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
15
Sat
Kirkwall City Pipe Band @ Broad Street
Jul 15 @ 7:30 pm

Kirkwall City Pipe Band (KCPB) is a community pipe band based in Kirkwall in the Orkney Islands.

Summer evening performances free of charge.

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Jul
25
Tue
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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