Events

Our 2017 Kirkwall Events leaflet is available to download here –

 Kirkwall Events 2017 PDF

 

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Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Aug 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
Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Aug 27 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.
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Aug 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
Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Aug 28 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.
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Aug 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
Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Aug 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.
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Aug 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
Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Aug 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.
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Aug 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
Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Aug 31 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.
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Sep 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 @ Orkney Museum
Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Sep 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.
Orkney Rock Festival @ Various
Orkney Rock Festival @ Various
Sep 1 all-day
Orkney Live Wire hosts the 4th Orkney Rock Festival around bars and clubs in Kirkwall, Orkney. Keep an eye out here for news on local and visiting acts, venues and schedules will be announced nearer the event. https://www.facebook.com/orkneylivewire/  
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Exhibition – Sails in St Magnus @ St Magnus Cathedral
Sep 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
Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Exhibition: Conversations with Magic Stones @ Orkney Museum
Sep 2 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 Rock Festival @ Various
Orkney Rock Festival @ Various
Sep 2 all-day
Orkney Live Wire hosts the 4th Orkney Rock Festival around bars and clubs in Kirkwall, Orkney. Keep an eye out here for news on local and visiting acts, venues and schedules will be announced nearer the event. https://www.facebook.com/orkneylivewire/  
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7:30 pm OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing @ St Magnus Centre
OTDA Old Time, Ceilidh and Country Dancing @ St Magnus Centre
Aug 28 @ 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.  
11:00 am Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Aug 29 @ 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
2:00 pm Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Aug 29 @ 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
11:00 am Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Aug 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
1:30 pm Spin Knit Crochet or Sew – For Arts Sake @ For Arts Sake
Spin Knit Crochet or Sew – For Arts Sake @ For Arts Sake
Aug 31 @ 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
2:00 pm Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Upstairs Tour St Magnus Cathedral @ St Magnus Cathedral
Aug 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
2:30 pm Saturday Book Club @ Orkney Library & Archive
Saturday Book Club @ Orkney Library & Archive
Sep 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Saturday Book Club @ Orkney Library & Archive | Scotland | United Kingdom
Come along for a friendly, informal discussion and a cuppa