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April 22nd-24th

Folk & Folklore

For the Folk & Folklore events timetable click here

and to find out locations, check the Folk & Folklore Map page


Hear all about Folklorist Walter Traill Dennison from Tom Muir; Harvey Johnston chairs Whassigo; Sanday School presents The Hogboon o’ Hellihow; Folk tales and songs; Spring Fair of island crafts and produce; Traditional dancing;  Model yachts on display and at Roos Loch; Fiddle Club concert;  Young Westray Band; Demonstration and display by the South Ronaldsay Boys' Ploughing Match - to find out more about this traditional event for youngsters click here. 

 The Hogboon of Hellihow

Sanday Community School presents a dramatic re-telling of the story of this mischievous island Trowie. 

St. Colm's Model Yacht racers at Roos Loch in 1995...


 ...and reminiscing about old times more recently

 

 Demonstrations at the Spring Fair will include the Sanday Spinners.....

....and Orkney chair-making by Jim & Phyllis Towrie

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