Sanday Soulka 2019



The all important dates for our Soulka Weekends for 2019 are:

May 24th-26th

June 28th-30th

August 2nd-4th

November (date to be confirmed)



Our second weekend has arrived. Friday evening is the Variety Concert which is sure to raise a good few laughs whilst raising money for Marie Curie Cancer.

Saturday sees a trip to the Lighthouse, coffee afternoon, Soulka fun and games - 5 a-side football, netball and obstacle course - and a race night hosted by Sanday Sports Club.

A cricket match againt Stromness kicks off Sunday before a 5K run, walk, cycle. Stromness pipe band will be playing a few tunes. Jac's snacs will have food for all before the raffle and boat time.

We also have a smaller treasure hunt running throughout the summer.

There are many many other things to go to, see and do including many Studios, Galleries & Craft Hub, Hostelries & Shops, Pool & Heritage Centre along with our many many beautiful beaches.


Please check out our Facebook page for the latest up to date info




Soulka..... the meaning :

A word recorded by Jakob Jakobsen, the Faroese scholar who visited Orkney to collect words over a hundred years ago. It is listed in Gregor Lamb’s book ‘Hid kam intae words’, where the meaning is given as ‘the circle of the horizon as far as can be seen’. We have extended this meaning to include our cultural as well as geographical horizon.



The Soulka Man - created by W McArthur






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