St Magnus International Festival
is Orkney's midsummer celebration of the arts
and runs from -
Founded in 1977 by a
group including Orkney's distinguished resident composer Sir
Peter Maxwell Davies, the Festival has grown from small
beginnings into one of Britain's most highly regarded and
adventurous arts events.
More about the Festival...
The MV Hamnavoe, the ferry that links Stromness
and Scrabster, which suffered a serious engine failure, is now
not expected to resume service until 24 May 2013. For full details and info
on alternative routes from Caithness and Aberdeen, see the NorthLink Ferries website
or FB page: