Helen and Kenny Armet are back with this traditional recipe for Bere Bannocks using bere meal ground at The Barony Mill Birsay, Orkney. This film is a Doors Open Days event.
The Vintage Club display on Broad Street as part of the Orkney International Science Festival is always impressive -and 2023 didn’t disappoint. Here’s a short film of what was on show.
Missing only a full moon, the lonesome wail of a coyote and a fire with a coffee pot on it, The Driftwood Cowboys performed to a packed Thursday night Orkney Club crowd, taking us on a journey through Cowboy musical culture.
It is estimated that the UK will contribute almost €2.6 billion per year on average for its participation to both Horizon Europe and the Copernicus component of the Space programme. Association to both programmes will become effective as of 1 January 2024.
Orkney’s ferries are ageing and fuel-prodigal – but what can replace them? Could it be new energy-efficient ships, or bridges or tunnels or causeways – or a mix of all the various options?
BURNT OUT, a dance-theatre performance is touring Scotland. It was while in Orkney that The Orkney News took the opportunity to talk to creator Penny Chivas about her work and what motivates it.
“In what can only be described as a complete dereliction of duty, it was not until 18:56 on Sunday 3 September that the UK Government shared four pages of RAAC photographs dating as far back as 2018—not detailed or comprehensive structural reports but photographs with the bare minimum of supporting context. To be frank, the engagement has been insulting.” Shirley Ann Somerville
The talk is in the St Magnus Centre Kirkwall on Saturday September 23rd at 7pm. Admission is free.
At the Northlight Gallery, Stromness from September 9th to 20th 2023 Samantha Clark will be exhibiting new work.
Sampling for fragments of coronavirus’ ribonucleic acid (RNA) in local waste water samples in Scotland continue to show positive readings across the majority of sites. This is one of the few tools left to trace the prevalence of Covid in the community. This table is for Kirkwall.