girls in elaborate black and white horse costumes stand on stage in the school hall

Agricultural August

Orkney Farming Celebrations   August is a very busy time for Orkney, not just thanks to summer visitors. This month is a peak time for another very important Orkney industry – farming.     The Importance of farming  Farming is deeply significant to the Orcadian culture and has been for Read more…

crowd on scapa beach orkney looking at drawing on sand pages of sea

Armistice 100 on Orkney

 The past Sunday is a significant day worldwide, marking a century since the end of WW1.   Armistice 100 on Orkney is especially significant.   Orkney has a wealth of military history due to it’s strategic importance in the wars. The islands endured many tragedies because of this. Today’s Armistice 100 on Orkney events Read more…