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6 - 12 September 2018 Orkney, Scotland, UK

A kaleidoscopic mix of fresh insights, challenging ideas and lively activities.

25 December 2018 Laing Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, DW15 1NW

Historical street ball game contested between the 'Uppies' and 'Doonies'.

1 January 2019 Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NW

The Ba' is played every Christmas and New Year's Day in Kirkwall, Orkney.

23 - 26 May 2019 Victoria St, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA

Traditional music festival in the Orkney Isles. Various venues.

7 July 2019 Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2LY

The Birsay Community Association welcomes you to the St.Magnus Marathon.

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11 August 2018 Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK

Agricultural show with all livestock, horses, trade stands and some children's attractions.

Exact event dates to be confirmed

TBC - May 2019 Stromness, Scotland, UK

Annual Festival celebrating Orkney's best Wildlife.

TBC - June 2019 60 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DN

Annual midsummer celebration of the arts, music theatre and literary events. Various venues on Orkney.

1 Orkney International Science Festival Orkney, Scotland, UK
2 The Ba' (25th Dec) Laing Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, DW15 1NW
3 The Ba' (1st January) Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NW
4 Orkney Folk Festival Victoria St, Stromness, Orkney, KW16 3AA
5 St Magnus Marathon Birsay, Orkney, KW17 2LY
6 Orkney County Show Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, UK
7 Orkney Nature Festival Stromness, Scotland, UK
8 St Magnus Festival 60 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1DN

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