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Simon Brodie: The Veterans’ Breakfast

This film premiering on Wednesday 7th of December at 5.30pm features Simon Brodie speaking about The Veterans’ Breakfast for Orcadian Stories.

Simon Brodie organises the Orkney Armed Forces’ and Veterans’ Breakfast Club in Orkney.

In this short film for The Orcadian Stories series, Simon explains how the informal club came into being, and the benefits it brings to its members.

Filmed and edited by Martin Laird (https://www.youtube.com/@martin_s_laird) , researched by Fiona Grahame, and produced by Orkney News Ltd, ‘Orcadian Stories’ is a series of short filmed interviews of people who have played a part in creating a cultural legacy for the islands.

The films focus on individuals telling their stories.

The original theme music is by Eamonn Keyes.

All the individuals filmed have contributed to the local community through their work which may be for art, music, film, communications, tradition, mental health, and wellbeing.

This film has been supported by the Year of Stories 2022 Community Stories Fund. This fund is being delivered in partnership between VisitScotland and Museums Galleries Scotland with support from National Lottery Heritage Fund thanks to National Lottery players.  #YS2022 #orkney #yearofstories #oralhistory