Flowers in St Magnus Church, Birsay

As part of the Magnus 900 celebrations and on the occasion of the diocese of Aberdeen’s pilgrimage to Orkney, Dounby Flower Club presents a series of flower arrangements in St Magnus Church, Birsay from Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 July from 10-5 each day.

The arrangements interpret the 7 poems by George Mackay Brown – Tryst on Egilsay, the same theme that is the inspiration for 7 Waves, a new arts installation by Erlend Brown and Dave Jackson also displayed in the Church.

1 Earl Hakon

2 Helmsman

3 The Killers

4 The Death of Magnus

5 The Egilsay Priest

6 The Men of Egilsay

7 The Two Tinkers



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