The tree outside St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall is shining its lights out to cheer on shoppers and passers by.
A Gift from Norway – Orkney’s Christmas Tree
It is a symbol of the lasting friendship between the county of Vestland in Norway and Orkney and always heralds the start of the Festive season in the islands when the Christmas tree arrives.
RNLI Kirkwall Gift Shop
The shop is open Monday to Saturday from 11am to 2pm.
Volunteers Transforming Arcadia Park
Arcadia Park is located opposite the new Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall and the space is being transformed.
Award for Orkney’s Storehouse Restaurant with Rooms
The project won highly commended in the ‘new life for old buildings’ category.
St Magnus Cathedral #Armistice
St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall, Orkney was lit up in red to commemorate Armistice, on 11th of November.
On Remembrance Sunday, November 8th 2020, Orkney remembered all those who had suffered and died as a result of war and conflict.
#Halloween in Kirkwall
Many of the shops in Kirkwall have made quite a spooktacular effort to entice us to shop local.
Of Cromwell, Cavaliers and Covenanters: Orkney Under Occupation
“It was a time when the two independent nations of England and Scotland shared one king. It was a time of Covenanters and Cavaliers. It was a time of civil war, betrayal and regicide.”
Nick at The Sound Archive
Lunch at The Sound Archive, Kirkwall by Nick Morrison