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Gaan Oot

Eating Out

Smithfield Hotel 3-course Christmas Buffet, 7th, 14th and 21st December, booking essential

Ayre Hotel November Sunday Special, 2 courses only £9.95 served 12 noon – 2pm

Lynnfield Hotel & Restaurant Daily lunches 12 noon – 1.45pm, Dinner 6pm – 8.45pm, morning and afternoon tea and coffee with home bakes

St Ola Hotel Full Menu Served 12 noon – 9pm daily (12 noon – 8pm weekends)

Café @ No65 A social enterprise supporting people recovering from mental ill health, 65 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, Mon – Fri 10am – 3.30pm

Kirkwall Hotel 4-course tasting menu and paired Highland Park, including recently released 21-year-old August 2019 and newly launched Triskelion, Friday, 29th November

West End Hotel Serving evening meals Monday – Sunday 5pm – 9pm (8pm Sundays), Weekend lunches 12 noon – 2.30pm, Early Bird Menu Monday – Thursday 5pm – 6.30pm

Trenabies Serving hot and cold beverages and food all day, Mon – Sat, 8.30am – 5.30pm and Sunday 11am – 4pm

Sands Hotel Open every day, lunches 12noon – 2pm and evenings 5.30pm – 8.30pm

Lucano Free delivery, lunch deal, A la carte menu, kids parties, see advert in The Orcadian for more details


Carrie Paxton Christmas Preview Friday, 15th, Saturday, 16th and Sunday 17th November, Ingaskeldt Studio, Kirkwall

The Workshop & Loft Gallery Beautiful new selection of seasonal gifts and crafts, and Exhibition 16th November to 17th December (Hope School)

Orkney Antique Centre Winter opening hours, Friday – Sunday from noon

Saturday, 16th November

Craftastic Christmas Fair High quality locally made crafts & gifts, Kirkwall Grammar School, 10am – 4pm

Royal British Legion Kirkwall Mixed Doubles Darts, names in by 7.30pm

Fund-Raising Pub Gig Royal Hotel, Stromness, bands start at 8pm, all proceeds towards funding Alex Fender’s new wheelchair

Sunday, 17th November

Craft Fair Holm Community Centre, 10am – 4pm

Thursday, 21st November

Destination Orkney AGM, The Pickaquoy Centre, 9am

Destination Orkney Tourism Industry Summit 2019, The Pickaquoy Centre, registration 9.30am

Friday, 22nd November

Bingo Stenness Community Hall, doors open 6.45pm, eyes down at 7.30pm

Saturday, 23rd November

HMS Pheasant 1917 A talk by Fiona Grahame, MacGillivray Room, Orkney Library, 2.30pm

Tuesday, 26th November

Orkney Natural History Society Museum AGM, Stromness Museum, 6.30pm

North Hill Common Grazings AGM, St Anne’s Kirk, Papay, 8pm

Wednesday, 27th November

Stromness Agricultural Society AGM, Orcadia Cuts Shop, 8.30pm

Thursday, 28th November

PEPA AGM, Lambaness Centre, 7pm

Sunday, 1st December

Orkney Deaf Children’s Society AGM, Orkney Hotel, 12noon – 1pm

Wednesday, 4th December

Orkney Golf Club AGM, 7pm

Orkney Accordion and Fiddle Club AGM, The Reel, 7pm

See The Orcadian Gaan Oot page for more information on all these events










































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