Stone Fringe Soundwalk

A soundwalk that explores the Stromness shoreline using aural, visual and verbal prompts from the Stone Fringe Sound exhibition.

Guided soundwalks

Guided walks leave from Northlight Gallery, Graham Place, Stromness at 5.30 pm on Thursday 5th, Friday 6th, Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th September 2019.

Please book in advance, and be sure to let us know if you have any mobility or access requirements so that the route can be tailored to suit everyone.

Booking via eventbrite:

Pay what you feel (suggested donations £5/£2.50).

Self-guided soundwalk

The Stone Fringe Postcards page now offers future walkers and online visitors the chance to hear a selection of sounds recorded at eight locations along the Stromness shoreline.

A self-guided walk using printed postcard listening prompts is available from Northlight Gallery during the Stone Fringe Sound exhibition opening period (1-10 September 2019).

For those who can’t make it to Stromness in person, here are some sounds offering a taste of the town’s shoreline…


Thanks to Northlight Gallery, Pier 44, The Orkney International Science Festival and The Museum of Walking for help in developing this event.

Northlight Gallery logo.
Pier 44 logo
Sound Walk Sunday Logo (September 2019)
Orkney International Science Festival 2019 Poster
Orkney International Science Festival logo
Amy Beeston