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Gray — GMB Anniversary Celebrations (4 February 2016)

Gray, Alison. “GMB Anniversary Celebrations.” Orcadian, 4 February 2016, p. 12.

“The Catholic Church in Kirkwall will be celebrating the 20th George Mackay Brown anniversary from April 13–16, 2016.”


Old Papdale Hall of Residence To Be Demolished.

The Halls stopped being used for residences in October 2013.

The current building is used by Peedie Breeks Nursery  and Orkney Islands Council is in talks with them about where they can relocate to. 149 more words


They Were Cheust Folk

Two Orkney women Helen Woodsford-Dean and Ragnhild Ljosland have self-published an ebook of poems ‘They Wur Cheust Folk’ to commemorate the memorial to the historic victims of the witchcraft trials at Gallow’ha. 93 more words


A New Look for a New Year at Kirkwall Library

The staff of Orkney Library in Kirkwall have been busy giving it a wee makeover.  Here are some pictures of the new layout.


Orkney magic - part 3

I’m going to end this little set of posts with some images from the sights. We took a little bus tour to visit a few of the many historic monuments on the island. 198 more words


Viking Passengers Rate Kirkwall Top Destination in Northern Europe

Viking Ocean Cruises passengers have rated Kirkwall as their top Northern Europe and Scandinavian cruise destination.

The rating was based on guest feedback following analysis of 2018 itineraries, according to a statement the Orkney Islands Council. 181 more words

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December Veterans Breakfast

A reminder that this months Breakfast club will be held this Saturday,29th of December,  at Kirkwall Legion between 08.30 and 11.00 Hrs.

Membership is open to all serving and retired  British and NATO personnel. 11 more words