If you think Runes are a long dead language with nothing to tell us today then think again.
On today , Friday 8th of March and Saturday 9th of March. Help to shape your local community.
An exhibition of new research on Runes by UHI PhD Student Andrea Freund opens on Saturday 9th of March at Orkney Museum, Kirkwall.
The meeting at the St Magnus Centre, Kirkwall is on from 6pm and is open to all.
The project aims to take people through the whole archaeological process from finding objects in the field, to mapping, processing finds, and interpreting the results. Participants will produce internationally significant research in the World Heritage area, contribute to the wider understanding of these sites and landscapes through time, and learn new skills.
This amazing bungee jump will take place on Saturday 29th June 2019, from 9am – 7pm, at Aberdeen Beach Boulevard.
The meeting is open to the public and takes place in King St Halls, Kirkwall with registration at 9am.
As part of the events to celebrate International Women’s Day, The Orkney News’ short Animation ‘A Gude Cause Maks A Strong Erm’ will be showing at the Phoenix Cinema, Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall.
St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney was lit up with the colours of the Fairtrade movement as Orkney marks its participation in a series of events all this week.
The national charity, The Humanist Society Scotland who are celebrating their 30th anniversary are recruiting people for celebrant training including in Orkney.