Aviation Festival for Orkney Orkney is to have an Aviation Festival. It will follow this year’s Science Festival and run from 10-14 September, highlighting the story of military and civil aviation in the islands. Orkney has been over the years at the centre of numerous aviation developments, through two world
Sanday Soulka Intrigued by the name? You’ll have to look it up on the website – www.sandaysoulka.org 2013 is the third year of the Sanday Soulka weekends, when island life is celebrated with a variety of activities designed to appeal to all ages and interests, and to residents and visitors alike.
Orkney had a midwinter astronomy festival in December 2011. Talks and stargazing took place across the mainland from Birsay to Deerness, and in Stronsay and Sanday as well.