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2015 Westray Connections Music Festival 28th- 30th August

The Westray Connections Music Festival will take place in venues throughout the island between 28th and 30th August. Details to be announced shortly.

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St. Magnus Festival comes to Westray and Papay

The trombone quartet, Slide Too Far, are set to visit Westray and Papay 22/23rd June as part of the St. Magnus International Music Festival. See Events diary and St. Magnus Festival website for details. Tickets (£6 / £1 under 16’s) available at the door.

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Links of Noltland Dig 2015

The archaeological excavation at Links of Noltland is underway again for the summer. Work this year will concentrate on the extensive Neolithic settlement and on a Bronze Age burnt mound. Visitors are welcome- working hours are 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday (larger groups should make contact in advance- tourism@westraydevelopmenttrust.co.uk). Artefacts from the dig can […]

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Westray Connections 2013 Video

Westray Connections 2013 was a great success and this short video gives a flavour of the event and the acts that took part.

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Award Recognises Westray Archaeology Dig

Noltland Dig 2014

An archaeology project in Orkney has been recognised at a prestigious UK-wide awards ceremony. The project at the Links of Noltland on the coast of Westray has been named Rescue Dig of the Year at the Current Archaeology Awards.. Commissioned by Historic Scotland and carried out by EASE Archaeology, it was said to have shed […]

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