The Christmas tree on the Kirk Green outside St Magnus Cathedral was gifted by the county of Vestland in Norway.
Weather Forecast: Rather cloudy but mostly dry today. Some brightness for Orkney.
Dry across Orkney with a few bright or sunny spells. Maximum temperature 9 °C.
Weather Forecast: Cold with wintry showers, turning heavier.
A bitterly cold day with northerly winds strengthening through the day. Maximum temperature 3 °C.
Christmastime in Kirkwall
The tree outside St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall is shining its lights out to cheer on shoppers and passers by.
Tree Lighting Ceremonies in Orkney
Full list of tree lighting ceremonies in Orkney