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  • FOSN AGM 2016

    Don't forget our AGM is coming up - on Wednesday 18 May, from 7:30pm in the Community Centre. You will be able to catch up with all that has been happening, learn about the Friends of St Nicholas Kirk in Holm, and enjoy a few drinks and nibbles! Hope to see you there!

Deerness News

  • Some Dates for your Diary!

    Here are some forthcoming events being organied by the Hall Committee. Mark them on your calendar, and look out for more details nearer the time:

    Sunday 15th May - Spring Plants Sale & Teas in the Hall

    Friday 28th October - Harvest Home (how's that for forward planning?!)

Welcome to our website!

Drawing of St Ninian's, Deerness by Isobel Gardner Drawing of St Ninian's, Deerness by Isobel GardnerWelcome to The Friends of St Ninian’s website.  We aim to keep you informed not only about our organisation, its work and events, but also to open up the life and times of the Orkney parish of Deerness to local folk and visitors alike, whether in person, or across the world-wide web.

The photographs on this website show you a variety of landscapes and seascapes of Deerness – out to Copinsay, to the North Isles, Auskerry and back across to the rest of Mainland Orkney.  Enjoy these images, and please add more to the photo gallery.

Photo © Donna Eunson Photo © Donna Eunson

  • Do you live in Deerness and want to advertise your business?
  • Did your forebears come from Deerness and you want to know more?
  • Have you an event in Deerness to promote, or a photo to share or a question to ask?

We look forward very much to your participation in this website.



Join the Friends of St Ninian’s and help support our work in looking after the Lower Kirk and exploring the heritage and culture of Deerness. We welcome membership from Deerness folk, Deerness-connected folk and folk who simply want to support The Friends of St Ninian's because it's a worthwhile endeavour.

Click here to download a membership form.

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