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A Day in Egilsay

The Egilsay Community Association has received North Isles Landscape Partnership Scheme funding (NILPS) to host “A Day in Egilsay” community event, which will include heritage talks, discussions, and a walk on Saturday 10 September.

Location: the Community Centre

Morning session: workshop 10am-12.30pm for anyone with a connection or interest with Egilsay to take part in.

Afternoon session:  12.30pm-4.30pm:

  • Sarah Jane Gibbon will talk about St Magnus Kirk
  • Lucy Gibbon on the material available in the Orkney Library and Archive 

Vicky Anderson, RSPB warden will lead a walk around the island

The ferry from Tingwall at 8.40am and 11.50am ties in with arriving for the morning and afternoon sessions. A free charter will transfer folk from Rousay to Egilsay and back.

This event is free but spaces are limited and people must book through Debbie Corrigan by calling 01857 821303 or email debbiecorrigan19@yahoo.com

Image credit Martin Laird

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