“Scottish archaeology is all about discovering Scotland’s stories and these are the chapters of people’s lives that we sometimes forget about, but that archaeology is uniquely placed to write. “
On 20th September 1967, the liner Queen Elizabeth 2, QE2, was launched at the John Brown & Co shipyard in Clydebank, Scotland.
On the 17th September 1745 Edinburgh was occupied by the Jacobites under Charles Edward Stuart (aka the Young Pretender or Bonny Prince Charlie)
The lack of educational materials in Scotland’s schools about women in history is a chasm which needs to be addressed.
It is 25 years since the film Braveheart had its UK premier in Stirling.
On 6th of September 1839 the Cherokee Nation Constitution was ratified.
Patrick Stewart, whose father Robert was the son of King James V and Euphemia Elphinstone, had inherited the title Earl of Orkney.
“And so, on to the year 2017 – The Winding Stair…..”
On the 30th of August 2013 the poet Seamus Heaney died in Dublin
The Orkney Aviation Festival will take place on-line on Thursday 10th September