22 Tall Ship Tunes

, Start Time: 17:30, End Time: 18:30 Statsraad Lehmkuhl Kirkwall Pier, Kirkwall Pier


Eike and his diverse band of performers present an hour of music ranging from traditional to baroque in a more unusual venue, the tall ship which will have sailed from Bergen especially for the Festival. Enjoy the music and visit this historic vessel in a unique opportunity.

The “Statsraad Lehmkuhl” is a 3-masted steel bark, built by Johann C. Tecklenborg AG in Bremerhaven-Geestemünde in 1914 as a training ship for the German merchant marine. Her original name was “Grossherzog Friedrich August”. During most of World War One the “Statsraad Lehmkuhl” was used as a stationary training ship in Germany and transferred to England as part of the war reparations in 1920. On an initiative by the then current director of the Bergen-based shipping company “Det Bergenske Dampskibsselskab” and the former cabinet minister Kristofer Lehmkuhl, the «Statsraad Lehmkuhl» was purchased from England in 1921 and put into service as a sail training vessel under the Norwegian flag from 1923.

Tickets £25 / Concessions £19
Duration 1 hour

A masterful, madcap musical journey and an absolute riot of an evening

Location Map

Statsraad Lehmkuhl

Kirkwall Pier

Driving Directions

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St Magnus International Festival, 13 Albert Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1HP

T: +44 (0)1856 871445

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