The 75th commemoration for VJ Day – Victory in Japan – will take place in Scotland online on Saturday 15th of August.
“In the Literary Pilgrimage project, we put out posters with texts by Orkney writers along the 55 mile pilgrimage route. The locations are chosen so that they fit with the text, and what you can see from there.”
Gallery owner Cary Welling hopes that residents will take the opportunity to see (at a safe distance from each other) beautiful prints, paintings, ceramics, glass and a sound installation.
This rare and unusual museum was founded in 1983 by the late Jim MacDonald after a lifetime passion of all things electrical.
“In a strange way, the constraints of lockdown have encouraged us to think innovatively about education and public engagement” Professor Frank Rennie, Lews Castle UHI
Carers Trust Scotland will bring Festival fun to young people through their first ever virtual Festival, “Best of the Fest!”
At some HES sites traditional methods are being used rather than strimmers and mowers
The move online for this year’s Festival will open the Festival to people in their homes and offices all over the world
“Blues/Rock is one of my favourite forms of music, and I had been wondering what was going to happen with the Orkney Blues Festival – due to groove the nation – in September. “
“CLAN is a fantastic charity that did so much for my mum and I that is why I am challenging myself to walk 100 miles!”