Sar-sgeoil: Greenvoe airs on BBC ALBA on Tuesday 21 March at 9pm and will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer for 30 days after.
Christmas Past: Good King Wenceslas
“It is not often realised by Orcadians how closely this lovely song touches us” GMB
Weather Forecast: Misty start, then dry with some warm sunshine.
Brisk southerly winds. Warm in shelter. Maximum temperature 19 °C.
“I recently read a story by George MacKay Brown called ‘Brig-O-Dread’. “
G.M.B.’s Tales of Nativity
“I was looking for something to read – again.”
Celebrating George Mackay Brown #BookWeekScotland
The University of the Highlands and Islands has teamed up with Book Week Scotland to create a collection of texts inspired by his work, displayed digitally as a scarf.
An Orkney Tapestry with Erland Cooper
An Orkney Tapestry with Erlend Cooper. Orcadian musician and composer Erland Cooper will be featured on the Between the Ears programme An Orkney Tapestry on BBC Radio 3 today (Sunday 10th October), […]
Book Review: ‘Beyond the Swelkie’ – Writing Inspired By George Mackay Brown
“My approach has been to pick up the book, let The Fates decree where it opened, read that piece of writing, give my impression”
Beyond the Swelkie
The book is a collection of poetry, short prose and essays in English, Scots and Gaelic celebrating the centenary of George Mackay Brown.
Exhibition: ‘Beside the Ocean of Time’
Whether you are a scholar of GMBs work, someone who recalls him in Stromness, or an occasional reader of his books and poems, this exhibition will be of interest to you.