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Forthcoming Musical Events


We are delighted to announce that "Orkney Rocks" have very kindly agreed to come and be the main performers in a musical event planned to take place in the Kirk on either Friday 3rd or Sunday 5th July 2015 (date to be confirmed). They came to entertain the old folks at the Christmas dinner and gave a superb performance which was thoroughly enjoyed by all, so we are really excited to be able to host them once again! They have a fantastic repertoire, with something for everyone! We are trying to get 2 or 3 other local performers as well for the event, so it promises to be something you won't want to miss!!

We are also delighted to announce that the Kirk will once again be hosting a concert as part of the St Magnus festival in June. Exact details of the performer(s), the date and the time have yet to be confirmed, but we will post full details here and on the Facebook page as soon as they have been finalised.

And finally - we can confirm that the 2nd "Something Different, Something Deerness" craft fair will take place in the Community Centre over the weekend of 14/15 November. Make a note in your diary....if the last SDSD Fair is anything to go by, it will be THE place to be!

What's on in Deerness - March 2015

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Quiz Night - 13 February 2015

quizNot long now until the Big Quiz!! Friday night at 7.30 in the Deerness Community Centre, entry fee £6 per team of 4. Supper and dust off those encyclopaedia (or maybe that should be Wikipedia now!) and get swotting!

Some Dates for your 2015 Diary

Here are a few dates for your diary.......some coming up soon, others for later in the year. If you don't have a calendar to put them on pop along to Deerness Stores and pick one up!!

All events will take place in Deerness Community Centre - more details nearer the time, so keep an eye on this page or the Facebook page.

Quiz Night, Friday 13th February. £6 entry for a team of 4, supper and great raffles!

Community Centre AGM, Tuesday 28th April - come along and support us!

Plants and Teas, 17th May, 3-6pm.

Orkney Folk Festival comes to Deerness, Thursday 21st May.

Deerness Community Centre at the Blue Door, 19th - 24th October......start collecting your unwanted items now!

Harvest Home, 30th October.

Craft Fair in aid of FOSN in November.

And finally.........there are hundreds of trees for planting to enhance the area around the community centre. Could you spare some time to lend a hand with the planting on Saturday 17th Jan (10am - 3pm) or Sunday 18th Jan (1pm - 3pm) permitting? Just turn up with some wellies, some waterproofs, a spade and bags of enthusiasm! Hope to see you there - many hands make light work!!