Events

Our 2017 Kirkwall Events leaflet is available to download here –

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Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
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
Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones
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.
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Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
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
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing 7:30 pm
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.  
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Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
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
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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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Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 4 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
5
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 5 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
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 5 @ 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
Oct 5 @ 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
Oct 5 @ 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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Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 6 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
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Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 7 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
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Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 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
9
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 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
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing 7:30 pm
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing @ St Magnus Centre
Oct 9 @ 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.  
10
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 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
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 10 @ 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
Oct 10 @ 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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Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 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
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Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 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
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 12 @ 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
Oct 12 @ 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
Oct 12 @ 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
13
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 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
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Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 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
Saturday Slaughters 2:30 pm
Saturday Slaughters @ Orkney Library & Archive
Oct 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Saturday Slaughters @ Orkney Library & Archive | United Kingdom
Bring your pooch along to this dog friendly book group when Miranda Hart’s book will be up for discussion
15
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 15 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
16
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 16 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
Monday Night Murders 7:00 pm
Monday Night Murders @ Orkney Library & Archive
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Monday Night Murders @ Orkney Library & Archive | Scotland | United Kingdom
  Come along for a one-off MNM when this book will be up for discussion
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing 7:30 pm
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing @ St Magnus Centre
Oct 16 @ 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.  
17
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 17 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
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 17 @ 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
Oct 17 @ 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
18
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 18 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
19
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 19 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
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 19 @ 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
Oct 19 @ 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
Oct 19 @ 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
20
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 20 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
21
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 21 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
22
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 22 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
23
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 23 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
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing 7:30 pm
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing @ St Magnus Centre
Oct 23 @ 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.  
24
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 24 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
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 24 @ 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
Oct 24 @ 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
25
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 25 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
26
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 26 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
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 26 @ 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
Oct 26 @ 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
Oct 26 @ 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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Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 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
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Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 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
Orkney Farmers Market 10:00 am
Orkney Farmers Market @ Kirkwall Masonic Hall
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Orkney Farmers Market @ Kirkwall Masonic Hall | Scotland | United Kingdom
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
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Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 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
30
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 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
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing 7:30 pm
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing @ St Magnus Centre
Oct 30 @ 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.  
31
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 31 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
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral 11:00 am
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Oct 31 @ 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
Oct 31 @ 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