“By investing in our young people, we are all investing in a sustainable future for our islands and beyond.” Richard Ryder – Operations Manager for Stagecoach Orkney
“Having the SUN in St Magnus Cathedral will be absolutely amazing; the warm glow of the SUN and the red sandstone of the cathedral will fuse together beautifully. ” St Magnus Cathedral Custodian Fran Hollinrake
“If anywhere there exists an ecclesiastical building bearing the marks of neglect and decay, it certainly is this.” A 19thC Visit to Orkney
“The Cathedral of St Magnus is the chief object of interest, architecturally considered, in the whole northern archipelago.”
Strong southerly then westerly winds. Maximum temperature 7 °C.
Some persistent rain will move up into Orkney late in the afternoon. Strong southeasterly winds. Maximum temperature 4 °C.
Orcadian historian, Bryce Wilson, gave a short address reminding the gathering of Rae’s great achievements as an Arctic explorer and of discovering the fate of the Franklin Expedition.
Orkney College UHI’s Graduation and Awards Ceremony will return this September – the first graduation event to be held since 2019 – alongside a special event to celebrate the classes of 2021 and 2022 who graduated during the pandemic.
Kirkwall Flower Arrangement Club never cease to amaze and they have done it again this year with a wonderful display in St Magnus Cathedral.
A short ceremony took place today, 30th July, to mark the placing of a stone for the St Magnus Way, outside the St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney
A paving stone with the bronze logo of The St Magnus Way pilgrimage route will be officially inaugurated at a ceremony in front of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall on Saturday 30th July at 12 midday.