Over a dozen folk – as well as ORSAS staff – enjoyed a weekend of fun, meaningful chat alongside banner, poster and ‘Zine’ (mini magazine) making.
Orkney Rape and Sexual Assault Service (ORSAS) is hosting a Feminist activism workshop at Kirkwall Library in the McGillivray Room on Friday 22nd September from 11am to 4pm
Rather cloudy start then becoming brighter with sunny spells developing. Also dry much of the time but there will be a few passing showers. More in the way of sunshine later. Occasionally fresh westerly breeze. Maximum temperature 16 °C.
Protest, the new play from Hannah Lavery (Lament for Sheku Bayoh, Drift) and directed by Northern Stage’s own Natalie Ibu (Artistic Director of Northern Stage, Road, The White Card), comes to Orkney Theatre on Thursday 18 May.
Pupils at the Sanday School are to explore the women’s suffrage movement with the help of a free Scottish Suffrage History Education Pack.
Tomás Pizarro-Escuti, a 4th year degree student in History and International Relations at the University of Aberdeen, has spoken at the United Nations 75 Global Peace Inter-Generational Dialogue for Scotland and has now been invited to contribute to a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly.
Many thanks to the Kate Sharpley Library for permission to republish their tribute to Stuart Christie 1946 – 2020 Anarchist activist, writer and publisher who was once a resident and publisher in Orkney.