Dr John Rae:Gala Event and Birthday Celebrations

Sunday 30th of September will be Dr John Rae’s 205th Birthday and Orkney’s John Rae Society are marking the occasion with a  Gala Event, Birthday celebrations and a Charity Auction

Details here:

Sunday 30th September7.30 p.m
{John Rae’s 205th Birthday}
At The New Orkney Distillery & Visitor centre

The new John Rae Fanfare
Finger Buffet, Coffee, Refreshments, Tastings, Music
Charity Auction with Rare Whisky, Distinguished Artworks, Original Ceramics, Orkney Silver, Glass
John Rae Birthday Draw….! – A Staggering Wealth of Prizes
A Grand Presentation – not to be missed!

Other JRS events:

11am – 5.00pm, Saturday 29th Sept
Hall of Clestrain, Orphir
Open day – tours of the Hall

7.30pm, Saturday 29th Sept
Pier Arts Centre, Stromness
Exhibition by Barbara Rae RA
Northwest Passage paintings and prints – Refreshments served

11.15am Sunday 30th Sept
St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall
Followed by graveside ceremony & libation

7.30pm – Sunday
The New Orkney Distillery, Kirkwall
Charity Auction, Tastings, Buffet

Tickets for Charity Auction – £10 – available from the New Orkney Distillery and Fursbrek Pottery
All other events are free





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