ACCESSIBILITY

Most of our venues are located within a hundred meters of each other in the small town of Stromness in Orkney, and are all indoors. We will aim to provide you with as much information as we can regarding all of the events held at the festival to enable you to make an informed decision whether to attend or not based on the facilities available to you.

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THE VENUES

The venues used by the festival are the local hotels or established community centres or halls which all have their own accessibility plans in place, if you have any specific questions all of the particular venues will gladly answer any concerns you may have.

The traditional streets of Stromness are cobbled in parts, and there are some inclines and declines, please also note most of our venues in Stromness are around the pier front area and harbour, and the narrow streets are open to traffic in both directions. Please take care whilst moving around.

THE ROYAL HOTEL

Access to the Royal Hotel is from the street and is wheel chair accessible.  There are disabled toilets available.

THE FERRY INN

The Ferry Inn is accessed from street level, except from a small step into the door.  

THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION

The Legion is accessed from street level and is ground floor only throughout.

THE STROMNESS TOWN HALL

The Town Hall is accessed immediately with steps or an alternative ramped entrance. The stage and main seating/standing area, bar and toilets, are all situated on ground level. There is an upper floor for further seating/standing accessed by stairs only.

THE BURRAY HALL

The Burray has parking opposite the entrance and level flat ground. There are level ground entrances and entrances with steps. The whole venue is on ground level.