Storytelling evenings, Stromness hotel, OrkneyFor an evening with a difference, whether it's entertaining business groups, visitors to Orkney or a more personal celebration, book an evening that is a unique Orkney Island Experience. Enjoy exclusive use of the Stromness Hotel's Stillroom Whisky bar for yourself and your friends, work colleagues or business contacts.

Celebrate the best of Orkney tradition and heritage in storytelling and music, combined with an Island Platter or sumptuous 3 course meal of fresh Orkney Fayre.

Your evening of Orcadian Hospitality will take you on a journey back to past times - unfolding in story, the Pictish, Norse and Celtic heritage of these North Atlantic Islands.

Your host, Lynn Barbour, international storyteller, who has an association with the Orkney Islands that goes back more than thirty years, has been researching the legends, folklore and myths of Orkney and Scotland for many years.

Peatfire evening, Stromness Hotel, OrkneyLynn Barbour storytelling at Stromness Hotel, Orkney

As music has always been an integral part of island life, enjoy traditional Orkney music during your supper in the ambience of the Still Room Whisky bar at the Stromness Hotel.

We offer two options to suit your special evening in the Still Room Bar, catering from 6 persons to larger groups of up to 20. For groups of more than 20, the function room at the hotel will be used.

Option 1 - Taste of Orkney Platter (minimum number: 8 persons)

  • A finger platter of Orkney Cheeses
  • Orkney bere bannocks and oatcakes
  • Roast beef, cured herring, crab and Orkney chutney
  • Your platter includes a glass of wine or refreshment on arrival

Option 2 - Orkney's Finest Fayre (minimum number: 6 persons)
3 course meal offering a choice of four starters, main courses and desserts

Sample menu:

  • Crab Meat Pancakes
  • Roasted Orkney Lamb
  • Orkney Fudge and Bailey's Cheesecake
  • and a glass of wine/refreshment on arrival

Cost per person will range from £25 to £37 per person, depending on your requirements.

Lynn Barbour storytelling at Stromness Hotel, OrkneyPeatfire evening, Stromness Hotel, Orkney

To book your personal celebration or hospitality evening, contact Lynn Barbour on 01856 841207, or email peatfire@orkneyattractions.com