Once you arrive in Orkney it will not take long for you to relax into the local pace of life where there is time to take notice of your surroundings. However don’t let this deceive you. There is always something happening and you can get involved. For a taster of events and festivals in Orkney planned for 2011 please select from the following options to view events from April to August.
- July 5th to 9th - Viking Culture Summer School. For information visit www.nordic.uhi.ac.uk
- July 12th to 21st - The Tall Ships Races 2011
- July 18th – Stromness Golf Club Competition, visitors welcome
- July 17th to 23rd – Stromness Shopping Week Community gala week – Events for locals and visitors to include competitions, exhibitions, side shows, entertainment and a firework display.
For more information on these and other events please click on Visit Orkney.com