Orkney Image Library

<< back
Royal visit in the 80s
The Orkney Image Library

Help us get organised! If we haven't correctly identified which area this picture is best listed under, please select it below and click Done!

view a random pic
Royal visit in the 80s

Large Version View Large Version
Picture added on 21 January 2020 at 15:21
Unless I am mistaken this was 15th May 1981 and was visit of HM the Queen mother and King Olaf V of Norway. The Queen was in Shetland opening Sullom Voe oil terminal. This was when the bomb went off in Sullom Voe.. There is a photo on the internet of Queen mother meeting King Olaf on the Corn Slip Kirkwall
Added by Bill Leslie on 31 January 2020
picture #24059 on this site is relevant.
Added by Ian Hourston on 06 February 2020
I hit the submit button a bit too soon. While relevant to Bill Leslie's comment, picture #24059 must relate to a different occasion: the Queen Mum is wearing blue, not yellow as in picture #28627.
Added by Ian Hourston on 06 February 2020
My dad, Charlie Millar, at the bottom of the steps next to the KCPB.
Added by Agnes Ratter on 11 July 2020
<< back


Aftermath of Highland Park gantry crash 2/2Aftermath of Highland Park gantry crash 1/2New Papdale east play parkWorkings in Broad StreetFoubister's Shop 30 Albert St. KirkwallBryttania before the band’s first gigKGS signageKGS Maths stairsOld Highland Park bottleMargaret Rendall and friends