Booking

Bookings for the 2017 festival open on Thursday 20 April at 11 am. 

Not all events in the full programme require booking. Those that do are listed below, with a link or phone number for each one (please leave a message if you don't get through).

If you're having difficulty booking online, or know someone without internet access who'd like to book, the RSPB Scotland office is happy to help on 01856 850176.

 

Monday 15 May

West Westray walk with RSPB Scotland 

www.orkneynaturefestival.eventbrite.com

 

Poetry and pilgrimage: exploring the St Magnus Way with the George Mackay Brown Fellowship and Orkney Pilgrimage

www.orkneynaturefestival.eventbrite.com

 

Tuesday 16 May

Snorkelling safari with Scapa Scuba 

01856 851218 (Scapa Scuba)

 

Songwriting workshop with Jenny Sturgeon 

01856 850176 (RSPB Scotland)

 

Into the Gloup organised by the RSPB Local Group 

01856 741382 (Pauline Wilson, RSPB Local Group secretary)

 

Wednesday 17 May

Try a dive TODAY! with Scapa Scuba

01856 851218 (Scapa Scuba)

 

Thursday 18 May

Creative workshop on the Warebeth shoreline with Fiona Sanderson and Katherine Diaper

www.orkneynaturefestival.eventbrite.com

 

Holms of Copinsay organised by the RSPB Local Group

01856 741382 (Pauline Wilson, RSPB Local Group secretary)

 

Get your skates on! with Orkney Field Club and Orkney Skate Trust

www.orkneynaturefestival.eventbrite.com

 

Friday 19 May

Shapinsay by bike with RSPB Scotland

www.orkneynaturefestival.eventbrite.com

 

Holms of Copinsay organised by the RSPB Local Group

01856 741382 (Pauline Wilson, RSPB Local Group secretary)

 

Family John Rae explorer trail with the John Rae Society

www.orkneynaturefestival.eventbrite.com

 

Saturday 20 May

Sanday wildlife day - life at the edge of the sea! with the Sanday Ranger

01857 600359 or ranger@sanday.co.uk (Emma Neave-Webb, Sanday Ranger)

 

Birdsong of Onziebust with RSPB Scotland

www.orkneynaturefestival.eventbrite.com

 

Holms of Copinsay organised by the RSPB Local Group 

01856 741382 (Pauline Wilson, RSPB Local Group secretary)

 

Children’s creative writing workshop with the Wirdsmit Young Writers Group

www.orkneynaturefestival.eventbrite.com

 

Into the Gloup organised by the RSPB Local Group

01856 741382 (Pauline Wilson, RSPB Local Group secretary)

 

Sunday 21 May

Per Mare Nature Festival cruise with NorthLink Ferries

0845 6000 449 (NorthLink Ferries)

 

Family West Shore walk with the Pier Arts Centre and Anne Bevan 

01856 850209 (Pier Arts Centre)