Westray: Arts & Crafts

Arts and Crafts in Westray: Click on the title of any entry for more information.

Richan’s Retreat

Richan's Retreat

The name comes from Captain William Richan who is in who’s who as being Captain of the Hire Cutter Norfolk – a kindly Captain who never had to conscript a crew. He was dishonourably discharged from the merchant navy for running contraband – they even found tea in the barrels of his guns. He was […]

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Westray Art Gallery

The Westray Art Gallery is situated on the magical North Orkney Island of Westray. The Island is renowned for its sparkling light, dramatic sky and contrasting sea and landscapes. Since 2004 The Gallery has been the home, studio and exhibition gallery of artist Peter Brown. Westray has a progressive community, which is attracting a growing […]

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Hume Sweet Hume

Hume Sweet Hume was established in 1998 by sisters Lizza and Jenna Hume as an interior design business specialising in hand crafted ranges of cushions and throws. Recently the business has diversified to include fashion accessories such as wraps, scarves and bags. All the products are produced on the premises and each incorporates a pebble […]

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Aakwork

Aak Work offers a wide range of printed garments and gifts from bookmarks, cards and key rings to ripper wallets, coasters and stag/hen night T-Shirts. No minimum order. You can choose from a wide range of photos or use your own photo or design. Private orders welcome. Opening to the public by arrangement, or whenever […]

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Heritage Centre

The Heritage Centre is a “must see” starting point for anyone interested in Westray’s past. Situated in the centre of Pierowall village The Heritage Centre is a Visit Scotland 4 Star Visitor Attraction. Inside there is an an annual display plus permanent exhibition panels on walls, and a simulated geo with model seabirds and authentic […]

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Wheeling Steen Gallery

Wheeling Steen Gallery

Wheeling Steen is old Norse for ‘Resting Stone’.You can still hear remnants of this ancient language in the local dialect as spoken by the Rendall family who created and run the gallery. Edwin, Elaine and their daughter Rosemary design and produce all their work on the premises allowing them to aim for the highest quality at […]

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