Harry Josephine Giles’s Deep Wheel Orcadia has won the prestigious Arthur C Clarke Award for Science Fiction.
“Some merry, friendly, country-folks,/Together did convene,/To burn their nits, and pou their stocks,/And haud their Halloween”
“Today, 25th of October, I am wearing purple for PoTS awareness day, a day and condition that I didn’t know even existed until this year”
Today, 20th of October is ‘Wear It Pink’ day to raise awareness about Breast Cancer.
The 90-minute training session from The Royal Meteorological Society is to support understanding of climate change and provide the knowledge and confidence to talk about climate change within local communities.
Epilepsy Scotland will be holding a roadshow event in Orkney at The Pickaquoy Centre in Kirkwall on Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 October between 10am and 4pm.
“we feel it is important to explore how things could be done differently, and in a way that is fairer for all, making Orkney’s energy work for Orkney’s people, not private energy companies and their shareholders” Robert Leslie
A new exhibition will feature work by Orcadian artist and photographer Martin Laird to run at the Northlight Gallery Stromness in association with St Andrew’s Fair Saturday.
From 15th to 26th of October Roots, a new exhibition by Móti will be on at The Northlight Gallery, Stromness. There is a preview of the exhibition on Friday 14th October from 7 to 9pm.
The Orkney Storytelling Festival (Thu 27 – Sun 30 Oct) is now into its 13th year.