Wrecks & Signals events
Friday 8th July
Orkney Ferries depart Kirkwall 1010; arrive Sanday 1155
Sanday Bus from ferry terminal; 'phone to book on 01857-600-344
1230 - 1630 The Sanday Experience - an all-inclusive (lunch, presentation, minibus tour & tea) introduction to the island. 'Phone to book on 01857-600-341
1300-1700 Open Gardens - ten Sanday Gardening Club members will have 'Open Gardens' during the afternoon - see map
1400-1800 Open Studio - Bill McArthur at Lettan - see map
1400-1800 Archive films will be on show during the afternoon at the Heritage Centre. These are amateur 'home-made' films, and they will be playing on a continuous basis, so there is no particular start time
1400-1600 Sanday's Girl Guides will be running their popular tea-room at the Heritage Centre for the early-afternoon visitors
Orkney Ferries depart Kirkwall 1640; arrive Sanday 1805 then depart Sanday 1815; arrive Kirkwall 1940
1930 in the Community Room at the School; Bob Mowat, from the Royal Commission on Ancient and Historic Monuments, will give a talk about Sanday's Shipwrecks
2030 in the Community Room at the School; a Candlelight Concert by Login's Well, fronted by Frank Keenan. Great traditional tunes and vocals plus original material - BYOB (glasses supplied). Tickets (£3.00, includes a complimentary drink and nibbles) may be booked in advance from Liz Brown on 01857-600730.
Saturday 9th July
Orkney Ferries depart Kirkwall 0740; arrive Sanday 0905
0930 Lighthouse outing (booking essential - phone 01857-600341)
1000-1500 Sanday Development Trust's re-use centre at Kettletoft open
1000-1700 Heritage Centre open
1100-1300 Kirkwall City Pipe Band Piping & Drumming workshops at the School; call in to have a go.
1100-1600 Sanday Spinners Studio open
1300 Lunchtime talk at Belsair by Frank Bardgett: 'Rev. Matthew Armour and the 19th-Century struggle in Sanday between the crofting 'masses' and the landlord 'classes'
1300-1600 Open Studios: Ruth Brough (Millhouse), Dominique Cameron (Sandquoy) and Bill McArthur (Lettan) - all in the north end - see map.