Orkney Creative Events Calendar

19th November

Dounby Bazaar, Dounby

4pm – 8pm

Alison Moore and Castaway Crafts open late once again for Christmas shopping with exclusive discounts, new products, special offers, mulled wine and home baked treats.


20th November

Hilary Grant Knitwear Pop Up, Stromness Town Hall

7pm – late

Shop the entire new Hilary Grant knitwear collection of hats, mittens, scarves and blankets.


21th November - 24th December

Pier Arts Centre Christmas Open, Stromness

(Opening times vary)

The Pier Arts Centre presents its annual celebration of art and craft by artists and makers who live and work in Orkney. Featuring work from OCA members Elaine Henderson (Scapa Crafts), Andrew Appleby, Ingrid Grieve, Bill McArthur and many more.


21st November

Orkney Creative Hub Workshop

VAO (Voluntary Action Orkney), Bridge St, Kirkwall KW15 1HR

OCA Chair and the leader of the Orkney Creative Hub project, Heather Croy will be leading a workshop showing participants how to make hand-beaded snowflakes & stars. To book contact Heather Croy: 741274


4th - 24th December

Waterfront Christmas Exhibition, Stromness

11am – 4pm ever day excl. Sunday.

Features works from Elaine Henderson at Scapa Crafts and other Orkney-based artists and designers.


4th – 17th December

Scapa Crafts – Solo Exhibition at Northlight Gallery, Stromness

(Please contact Northlight for opening times)

Stromness based ceramicist Elaine Henderson from Scapa Crafts presents a new body of beautiful ceramics and pottery work.


5th & 6th December

Standing Stones Hotel Christmas Market

10am – 5pm

Ingrid Grieve artworks and paintings and Hilary Grant knitwear will be available.


7th December

Orkney Creative Hub Workshop

VAO (Voluntary Action Orkney), Bridge St, Kirkwall KW15 1HR

OCA Chair and the leader of the Orkney Creative Hub project, Heather Croy will be leading a workshop showing participants how to make hand-formed clay nativity figures. To book contact Heather Croy: 741274


13th & 20th December

Ingrid Grieve Open Studio

12 noon – 4pm

Ingrid Grieve opens her studio to view and buy her stunning paintings, prints and cards. Ingrid's studio is also open by appointment so if you can't make it along please contact Ingrid to arrange another time.

We'll keep you up to date with any more events coming up in the following weeks. Meanwhile feel free to check up on our FB page for more news.