August 5th - 7th
Food, Farming & Fishing
Were you here for the weekend? If so, perhaps you're on one of the photographs....
The Industrial Show
The Agricultural Show Champions
2011 Sanday Show champions above & below
Saturday morning - the Lighthouse expedition
Sanday's Gardening Club has issued an open invitation to everyone to make a floral display outside houses or at road junctions or tracks..
Artists' studios open; Izzy Brough on duty with Ruth's work at Millhouse
Visitors at Bill McArthur's at Lettan
Dominique Cameron in her studio at Sandquoy
The Sanday Spinners at Little Isegarth
5 p.m. was the deadline for the Sea-Angling competition...
Bill McArthur supervised the weigh-in
John Murray caught the biggest fish
and Graham 'Skid' Clarke made the biggest individual catch - a haul of over 160 pounds weight - so there was plenty for the barbecue
At the Belsair, Sue Mellors from Diageo led an enthusiastic band through the sampling of four malt whiskies...
And outside, the 'cook-your-own' fish barbecue was under way...
with music from (L to R) Tony, Tris and Ant
Just up the road, a traditional barbecue was sizzling at the Kettletoft Hotel...
...with an outside bar that attracted customers late into the evening.
At 11.00 on Sunday morning, the Varagen charter-cruise set off from Loth, on a clockwise circumnavigation of the island
Viewing from the car-deck
Guide for the day, Sean Dennison gave a great commentary from the windowless cafeteria
Sanday's own band 'Fiddle About' played in the passenger lounge during the voyage
This lone oarsman was an unexpected surprise; he was thought to be en route from Foula, and he called in later at Kettletoft. Here he is passing Tresness, with the farm steading in the background
After the cruise, all of the 140 passengers headed back to their cars to drive to the Hall...
... for the marvellous Orkney Feast