Resonant Spaces

Ring of Brodgar, Orkney - 20th June 06

arrive for 7:30pm, show starts at 8:00pm

2,500 years old and the largest stone circle in Scotland, this is a profoundly enigmatic monument and an incredibly charged and surprisingly acoustic landscape; the distant echoes of sounds made in just the right spot can set up dizzying, overlapping counterpoints. We’re visiting on the summer solstice, so pack your cagoul or trust in the Orcadian weather and prepare for an experience you’re not likely to forget.

Directions

The Ring Of Brodgar lies between the Loch of Harray and the Loch of Stenness, in Stenness, about half way between Stromness and Finstown on Mainland Orkney. Turn onto the B9055 from either direction and the stones are clearly visible and signposted about halfway along the thinnest point between the 2 lochs. Carparking is available. There are no toilets, and the circle is not accessible to wheelchairs. Because the echoes in the ring can only be experienced by a small number of people at any one time, the capacity of this event is very limited. Please call to reserve your place!

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exterior shot of Smoo Cave

interior shot of Smoo Cave

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