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Yellowbird Gallery, Birsay, Orkney

Kw17 2lt, Birsay, Scotland
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Delightful gallery with beautiful cards and prints.

Quite near the Brough of Birsay and the village containing Earl's Palace ruins and st Magnus church... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
Louis M
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Rockton, Illinois
Beautiful craftsman's work

Always a highlight of a trip to Orkney. So glad that John is back to carving his beautiful birds... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Julie P
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United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Quite near the Brough of Birsay and the village containing Earl's Palace ruins and st Magnus church and burial yard.

Thank Louis M
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Always a highlight of a trip to Orkney. So glad that John is back to carving his beautiful birds and there's a great range of artwork on display as well. Warm friendly atmosphere, it's like visiting old friends.

Thank Julie P
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The abstract and colourful pieces at Yellowbird are an asset to the artist. Beautiful wee gallery to pop into.

Thank Lusy S
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

So, I'm not an "artsy" person. But this gallery was recommended to us and we stumbled on it during our tour around Orkney. The art, of local places and birds, really spoke to me! We bought a print to take home, of the ocean and...More

Thank Lambigirl
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Only give this two as we visited it twice and it was shut on both occasions. Find out if it is open before you go.Dissapointed as the bird sculptures look great and we travelled a long way.....

2  Thank Steve D
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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Every time we visit Orkney we go to the Yellow Bird Gallery and have become friends with Lesley. She and her partner are extremely talented artists and it has been wonderful to see their style and interests develop over the years. That I have lots...More

Thank 144Daisymay
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Small workshop and gallery worth a stop on the way back from Brough of Birsay. John specializes is wood carvings and Lesley in painting. Both are trained in their craft. Excellent art. They will ship.

Thank Stephen L
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

We visited this beautiful gallery in the north east of Mainland Orkney near Birsay. Easy to find, just follow the signs and look out for the brighg yellow flag. The gallery has beautiful, original pieces of art depicting the many birds and landscapes of Orkney....More

Thank EvaBean
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

I am not into jewelry so I can't comment, but the wood sculpture is outstanding, very tactile, very minimalist, proving less is much much more, quite brilliant. Then there is the painting, beautifully impressionistic, so much colour, so Orkney , if you are lucky enough...More

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Interesting landscapes and lovely prints as well as some stunning sculptures. Definitely worth looking round.

Thank penny025
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