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The annual Doors Open Day returns on the weekend of 18-19 September with plenty of opportunities to see behind the scenes of some of Orkney's most fascinating sites and businesses.

2021's programme will bring a mix of in-person and digital events with 11 organisations in total taking part. You can visit the likes of the Barony Mill, Kirbuster Museum and Soulisquoy Printmakers, or sit back at home and join in with a special Pier Arts Centre webinar. Other online events include a tour of the Deerness Distillery and a live stream from The Orkney News.

Other groups taking part include: the Orkney Folklore & Storytelling Centre, the Orkney Museum, the John Rae Society, the Orkney Library & Archive and Island Retreats.

Find out more and view the full programme via the official website, or take a look at the Orkney's Doors Open Day Facebook page.

Please be advised that many venues have COVID-19 safety measures in place. You may be asked to wear face masks, use hand sanitiser or maintain social distance, please respect these requests.

Please note that venues may be subject to temporary closure at short notice. Where possible we advise that you check with venues before visiting, and please follow the guidance of staff and volunteers on site.