“This exhibition looks back on forty years of making and creating by the artist”
“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” – Marcus Garvey
The Ship of Fools Gallery in Kirkwall’s Bridge Street will be formally launched on the evening of Wednesday 14 June with an opening celebration of the Summer Show from 5pm to 8pm.
Blue-green algae are a type of bacteria (also known as cyanobacteria) that occur naturally in freshwaters and can produce potent toxins, which can be very harmful to people and animals. They cause skin rashes on swimmers and are responsible for the deaths of dogs, cattle, fish and birds.
Dr Melanie Windridge is a plasma physicist who has climbed Mount Everest and the Old Man of Hoy, she says she believes that science and exploration go hand in hand. She will also speak on the latest progress towards long-sought energy generation from nuclear fusion. She will describe her Arctic quest to see the Northern Lights in their fullest power at OISF.
“While the year may have ended, the story is far from over. Our hope is that businesses and events continue sharing their stories and visitors continue to be inspired by the places, people and cultures associated with them.” Cheryl Chapman, VisitScotland Development Manager
New work in The Wet Shed Open Saturday and Sunday 10th and 11th June from 10am – 8pm both days.
The venue for our next breakfast get together has now been confirmed as, “The Neuk”, at the Albert Hotel, Kirkwall, at 0930 on Saturday 24th June.
Without the remarkable actions of Thora, the mother of Magnus, the cult of St Magnus, the mighty cathedral and even the St Magnus International Festival would not exist. David McNeish’s new play brings Thora to the fore , a name mentioned in the sagas but about whom little is known.
Stronsay’s Massive Weekend is taking place on the 18th, 19th and 20th of August