On 19th of February 1600 the Peruvian stratovolcano Huaynaputina exploded in the most violent eruption in South American recorded history
Have you ever been to Hoy Heritage Centre?
The Friends of the Hoy Kirk want to know what you think about the building and their exhibitions and events.
The Lost Gardens of Orkney (6) – Seeds
By the middle of the 19th Century seeds could be bought in small packets. This meant that no matter where you lived you could purchase packets of seeds and have them delivered to you.
Orkney ‘Oceans of Value’ Gets Global Streaming Via EcoFlix
The streaming channel, which launched in 2021, sees 100 per cent of subscriber’s fees go directly towards NGOs supporting ongoing wildlife and conservation efforts.
Margaret Quinn Exhibition At Northlight
Margaret Quinn is interested in Arctic wildlife and Scandinavian pattern and has combined them in her tapestries and lino prints.
Sgathaich: FF14: Adventures in House Hunting.
“I’m going to tell you a tale of one of my adventures in FF14, the adventure of getting a house… and then getting a bigger house.”
Valentine’s Day: Pigs Tails & Old Boots
“Verily these were the days”
#Kiss Day: As Time Goes By
“You must remember this/A kiss is just a kiss”
‘Carve The Runes Then Be Content With Silence’ Grooves Start To The Project’s Tour
In spring 2021, Orcadian composer and solo artist Erland Cooper planted the only existing copy of his forthcoming album ‘ Carve the Runes Then Be Content With Silence’ in Orkney, deleting all digital files and leaving only a treasure hunt of clues for fans and his record label alike to search for it.
The Battle of Herrings #OnThisDay
On the 12th of February 1429 The Battle of Herrings took place near Rouvray in France, just north of Orléans. England was at war with France.