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.
To mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall was lit up in orange
St Magnus Cathedral in Kirkwall, Orkney was lit up in red to commemorate Armistice, on 11th of November.
“Many people in Orkney and further afield regard our Cathedral as a very special place and we must have all measures in place ahead of its reopening to ensure the safety of all.”
Orkney Friends of Palestine took part in a silent vigil on the steps of St Magnus Cathedral on Saturday, 4th of July.
OFoP will hold a silent vigil on Saturday, 4th July, between 11 am and noon on the steps of St Magnus Cathedral Orkney. In keeping with physical distancing the group plan to have no more than 5 people taking part.
“That’s people, that’s humans. We like to make our mark, and we do so, sometimes in ways which are laudable, and sometimes in ways which are not.”
The lights of the city
” We are here and linked together with a chain back in time. “
Images and videos from recent Orkney Remembrance Events