A project exploring the past, present and future of energy production and its role in shaping the identity of islands communities has been relaunched and is looking for anyone interested in delving into Orkney’s energy heritage.
The summer exhibition ‘Beside the Ocean of Time: The Centenary of George Mackay Brown’ opens at the Orkney Museum, Tankerness House, Kirkwall on 12 June.
To mark World Ocean Day 2021, ‘Song of the Ocean’, will be launched at 2pm today.
Greener Orkney will be out and about this weekend at Scapa picking up litter and they could do with some extra helpers.
“Our message is you are entitled to support, we are here to offer that support, and you are not alone.”Olivia Tait, Manager at Crossroads Orkney
Road closures in Kirkwall and book in advance to travel on Orkney Ferries
Students Create Exciting Works Using ‘the facilities, materials, and opportunities within their reach.’
The online show featuring exhibits from the fine art and fine art textile students opens on Friday 11 June at 6pm and is on public display until Friday 9 July 2021.
On this day (6th of June ) laid its foundations as an independent state in 1523 when Gustav Vasa became king
“I realised it would be a Herculean task to climb those huge cliffs, my body numbed and drained of energy. “
“I realised it would be a Herculean task to climb those huge cliffs, my body numbed and drained of energy. ” 228580 Leading Seaman William Cashman,
On the 5th of June 1916 HMS Hampshire sank off the West coast of Mainland Orkney a tragedy that saw the loss of 737 lives including that of Earl Kitchener, Britain’s Secretary of State for War.