Another Orkney Production’s annual event “Celebrating Scapa Flow” will this year commemorate HMS Hood with an online programme, on 21st and 22nd May, thanks to the Orkney International Science Festival.
“Good to go! Excavation resumes this summer with introduction of Covid distancing measures”
Orkney’s Phoenix Cinema will open its doors to the film going public today, 17th May, and has received £15,420 from Screen Scotland’s Independent Cinema Recovery and Resilience Fund in order to do so.
May 17th is Norwegian Constitution Day. Orkney’s links with Norway have remained strong to this day.
A group of islanders came together yesterday, 15th of May, joining in a worldwide event which commemorated #Hakba 73 – 73 years since Palestinians were forcibly evicted from their homes by Israeli forces.
Places to visit around Scotland in May. Opening times and further information
The highly successful Orkney International Science Festival (OISF) will be going online again this year.
Orkney Friends of Palestine will be holding a small silent vigil outside the St Magnus Cathedral, on Saturday 15th of May between midday and 1pm.
Orkney Fair Trade group are raising money for Traidcraft Exchange’s Regenerators Appeal.
All those elected to serve as Members of the Scottish Parliament will be sworn in on Thursday 13 May 2021. The proceedings will be ‘chaired’ by Ken Macintosh – the outgoing Presiding Officer.