Events

Our 2017 Kirkwall Events leaflet is available to download here –

 Kirkwall Events 2017 PDF

 

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Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
Spin Knit Crochet or Sew – For Arts Sake 1:30 pm
Spin Knit Crochet or Sew – For Arts Sake @ For Arts Sake
Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
WeekDay Workshops on Thursday from 1.30 to 3.30 with Maggie Spin Knit Crochet or Sew – come and join in   People of all ages are welcome although if you are under 16 you will need to be accompanied by
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 2:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
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Prize Bingo – In Aid of the Wildhearts Foundation’s Micro-Tyco 7:00 pm
Prize Bingo – In Aid of the Wildhearts Foundation’s Micro-Tyco @ St Magnus Centre
Feb 3 @ 7:00 pm
Prize Bingo In aid of the Wildhearts Foundation’s Micro-Tyco Challenge. Venue: St Magnus Centre, Kirkwall Time: Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start Admission: £2 entry fee incl supper, £6 per Bingo book, £2 for the two Bingo flyers
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Saturday Slaughters 2:30 pm
Saturday Slaughters @ Orkney Library & Archive
Feb 4 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Saturday Slaughters @ Orkney Library & Archive | Scotland | United Kingdom
Come along for a cuppa and a chat about this month’s read even if you haven’t read the book yet.
Live Music – Scapa Sound 8:00 pm
Live Music – Scapa Sound @ The Royal British Legion
Feb 4 @ 8:00 pm
Live Music – Scapa Sound Venue: Royal British Legion, Kirkwall Admission: £6
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OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing 7:30 pm
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing @ St Magnus Centre
Feb 6 @ 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.  
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Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 2:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
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Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
Spin Knit Crochet or Sew – For Arts Sake 1:30 pm
Spin Knit Crochet or Sew – For Arts Sake @ For Arts Sake
Feb 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
WeekDay Workshops on Thursday from 1.30 to 3.30 with Maggie Spin Knit Crochet or Sew – come and join in   People of all ages are welcome although if you are under 16 you will need to be accompanied by
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 2:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
Scottish Ornithologists Club Event – Talk – Sanday Sanderlings 7:30 pm
Scottish Ornithologists Club Event – Talk – Sanday Sanderlings @ St Magnus Centre
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm
Scottish Ornithologists Club Event “Sanday Sanderling” by Colin Corse a talk about Sanderling studies on Sanday. Venue: St Magnus Centre, Kirkwall Time: 7.30pm Admission: TBC
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OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing 7:30 pm
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing @ St Magnus Centre
Feb 13 @ 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.  
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Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 2:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
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Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
Spin Knit Crochet or Sew – For Arts Sake 1:30 pm
Spin Knit Crochet or Sew – For Arts Sake @ For Arts Sake
Feb 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
WeekDay Workshops on Thursday from 1.30 to 3.30 with Maggie Spin Knit Crochet or Sew – come and join in   People of all ages are welcome although if you are under 16 you will need to be accompanied by
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 2:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
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‘Next of Kin’ exhibition 10:00 am
‘Next of Kin’ exhibition @ The Orkney Museum
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Next of Kin is an exhibition created by National Museums Scotland. It presents a picture of Scotland during the First World War through treasured objects from official and private sources, passed to close relatives and down through generations. The exhibition, which
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‘Next of Kin’ exhibition 10:00 am
‘Next of Kin’ exhibition @ The Orkney Museum
Feb 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Next of Kin is an exhibition created by National Museums Scotland. It presents a picture of Scotland during the First World War through treasured objects from official and private sources, passed to close relatives and down through generations. The exhibition, which
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‘Next of Kin’ exhibition 10:00 am
‘Next of Kin’ exhibition @ The Orkney Museum
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Next of Kin is an exhibition created by National Museums Scotland. It presents a picture of Scotland during the First World War through treasured objects from official and private sources, passed to close relatives and down through generations. The exhibition, which
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing 7:30 pm
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing @ St Magnus Centre
Feb 20 @ 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.  
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‘Next of Kin’ exhibition 10:00 am
‘Next of Kin’ exhibition @ The Orkney Museum
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Next of Kin is an exhibition created by National Museums Scotland. It presents a picture of Scotland during the First World War through treasured objects from official and private sources, passed to close relatives and down through generations. The exhibition, which
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 2:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
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‘Next of Kin’ exhibition 10:00 am
‘Next of Kin’ exhibition @ The Orkney Museum
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Next of Kin is an exhibition created by National Museums Scotland. It presents a picture of Scotland during the First World War through treasured objects from official and private sources, passed to close relatives and down through generations. The exhibition, which
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‘Next of Kin’ exhibition 10:00 am
‘Next of Kin’ exhibition @ The Orkney Museum
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Next of Kin is an exhibition created by National Museums Scotland. It presents a picture of Scotland during the First World War through treasured objects from official and private sources, passed to close relatives and down through generations. The exhibition, which
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
Spin Knit Crochet or Sew – For Arts Sake 1:30 pm
Spin Knit Crochet or Sew – For Arts Sake @ For Arts Sake
Feb 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
WeekDay Workshops on Thursday from 1.30 to 3.30 with Maggie Spin Knit Crochet or Sew – come and join in   People of all ages are welcome although if you are under 16 you will need to be accompanied by
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 2:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
Hurricane Book Club 6:00 pm
Hurricane Book Club @ Orkney Library & Archive
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hurricane Book Club @ Orkney Library & Archive | Scotland | United Kingdom
Everybody’s talking about Little Deaths by Emma Flint – and you can too. Hurricane Book Club is next Thursday at 6pm. Hurricane Book Club is a collaboration between the publisher Pan MacMillan and Orkney Library & Archive. The group meets
Talk – ‘Silent’ a portrait of Deserted Orkney Buildings 7:00 pm
Talk – ‘Silent’ a portrait of Deserted Orkney Buildings @ Orcadian Bookshop Gallery
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm
Talk - 'Silent' a portrait of Deserted Orkney Buildings @ Orcadian Bookshop Gallery | Scotland | United Kingdom
A Talk about ‘Silent’ – a portrait of Deserted Orkney Buildings by Keith Allardyce, with histories by Tom Muir. Thursday 23rd February at 7pm in the Orcadian Bookshop Gallery.  
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‘Next of Kin’ exhibition 10:00 am
‘Next of Kin’ exhibition @ The Orkney Museum
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Next of Kin is an exhibition created by National Museums Scotland. It presents a picture of Scotland during the First World War through treasured objects from official and private sources, passed to close relatives and down through generations. The exhibition, which
Live Music: Winter Jazz Series: Real Jazz, Real Ale at The Reel 8:00 pm
Live Music: Winter Jazz Series: Real Jazz, Real Ale at The Reel @ The Reel
Feb 24 @ 8:00 pm
Live Music: Winter Jazz Series: Real Jazz, Real Ale at The Reel @ The Reel | Scotland | United Kingdom
Sponsored by Scapa Special Following last year’s popular Jazz nights with ‘The Tony Lee Trio’ at ‘The Reel’, Hazel and Jennifer Wrigley are thrilled to announce the first of a new monthly series of Friday night Jazz ‘Real Jazz Real
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‘Next of Kin’ exhibition 10:00 am
‘Next of Kin’ exhibition @ The Orkney Museum
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Next of Kin is an exhibition created by National Museums Scotland. It presents a picture of Scotland during the First World War through treasured objects from official and private sources, passed to close relatives and down through generations. The exhibition, which
Elly Griffiths – Author Event 1:30 pm
Elly Griffiths – Author Event @ Orkney Library & Archive
Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Elly Griffiths - Author Event @ Orkney Library & Archive | Scotland | United Kingdom
Come along to meet this highly acclaimed author speak about her books.  Not to be missed.
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‘Next of Kin’ exhibition 10:00 am
‘Next of Kin’ exhibition @ The Orkney Museum
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Next of Kin is an exhibition created by National Museums Scotland. It presents a picture of Scotland during the First World War through treasured objects from official and private sources, passed to close relatives and down through generations. The exhibition, which
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‘Next of Kin’ exhibition 10:00 am
‘Next of Kin’ exhibition @ The Orkney Museum
Feb 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Next of Kin is an exhibition created by National Museums Scotland. It presents a picture of Scotland during the First World War through treasured objects from official and private sources, passed to close relatives and down through generations. The exhibition, which
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing 7:30 pm
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing @ St Magnus Centre
Feb 27 @ 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.  
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‘Next of Kin’ exhibition 10:00 am
‘Next of Kin’ exhibition @ The Orkney Museum
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Next of Kin is an exhibition created by National Museums Scotland. It presents a picture of Scotland during the First World War through treasured objects from official and private sources, passed to close relatives and down through generations. The exhibition, which
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 2:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs tour of St Magnus Cathedral Venue: St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall Time: 11am & 2pm Admission: £7.50 Contact: 01856 874894