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Join the Festival team from wherever you are as they sit back after intensive weeks of work on the Festival, with time for discussion and breaks to hear some music in varied style. The Zoom link will be coming here. They’re looking forward to welcoming you!


St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall

St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall The Sun is setting off south again after its week in the Cathedral, and here's a final opportunity to see it and enjoy music, songs, poems and stories to wish it well on its way. Among those taking part are ... the Archipelago String Quartet, poets Alison Miller and Yvonne Gray, storytellers Tom Muir and Fran Flett Hollinrake, and St Magnus Cathedral Choir. Tickets will be available from 1 September from Orkney Museum and St Magnus Cathedral. £10 adults, £5 children.



The Orkney Club, Harbour Street, Kirkwall

100 years after Caithness author Neil M. Gunn became excise officer at the old Glen Mhor distillery in Inverness, we go further east along the road to Moray to hear the story of a distillery reborn - Benromach, from its manager Keith Cruickshank and production manager Murdo MacKenzie.

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