Orkney - Events

Many events take place annually in Orkney. These range from the Kirkwall Ba' Game (Christmas and New Year) to cultural festivals such as the Orkney Folk Festival (May) and the St Magnus Festival (June), Agricultural Shows (August), Sailing Regattas (July), The Riding of the Marches (August), Stromness Shopping Week (July), Trout Fishing and other Sporting Competitions, a Drama Festival as well as many other events.