Very little remains of what was once a massive airfield in World War 2 set up to protect the Royal Navy’s fleet at Scapa Flow.
Over the last 10 years, a dedicated sub-group of Birsay Heritage Trust volunteers have carried out clearance on the site, organised local tours and run community open days.
I was wondering if anybody knew or was related to my Spence ancestors that could help me with some information on my ancestors and their life in Birsay Orkney.
Mapping Magnus Project: Birsay
The walk is free and will give participants an opportunity to learn more about these important historical sites
The excavations currently taking place in Palace Village Birsay are revealing substantial walls beneath modern day paths and gardens.
10am – 3pm Palace Village Birsay
On Saturday 23rd September 2017 from 11am to 3pm there will be an opportunity to drop by the Orkney Archives in Kirkwall
Birsay is a rich resource for our cultural heritage in Orkney
This week, 6th – 8th of September, will see another aspect of the research taking place