The Orkney News livestreamed the Kirkwall Kayak Club paddling around Kirkwall harbour on Hogmanay afternoon lit up in festive lights to raise funds for the RNLI.
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The “Flotilla of Light” will take place on Saturday the 31 December at 3pm. Paddlers from Kirkwall Kayak Club will paddle around the marina with their kayaks decorated in colourful fairy lights.
The event is open from 11am – 3pm located at the Deerness Community Centre and there will be lots of tasty treats for everyone!
Kirkwall Kayak Club will be paddling around Kirkwall harbour on Hogmanay afternoon lit up in festive lights to raise funds for the RNLI.
“Open the door for the auld year/It is the pairtin-time”
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