Tag: St Magnus

  • Dimittit In Artes premiere

    Dimittit In Artes premiere

    Vernon Bradley: Dimittit In Artes – premiere A new film by Martin Laird about fellow Orkney-based artist Vernon Bradley will premiere on Friday the 7th of June 2024 in Stromness Community Centre, at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £5 and can be purchased on the door. The film is entitled Dimittit In Artes, which is part of…

  • The Miracle of Bishop William the Old

    The Miracle of Bishop William the Old

    Black and white India ink drawing of Bishop William the Old experiencing a miracle of Magnus the Martyr. William suddenly loses and regains his sight, and becomes convinced in Magnus’ saintly nature. By Orcadian artist Martin Laird.

  • Blackening


    I Once Loved A Lass (Orkney Blackening) The following images are video still-frames showing Orcadian weddings and blackenings taking place around the Merkit Cross and St Magnus Cathedral on Broad Street in Kirkwall. These events feature in a forthcoming music video produced for Sikkersnapper – an arrangement of the ancient ballad I Once Loved A…