Dundas was President of the Board of Control over the East India Company from 1793-1801.
The Orcadian Suffragists #EmbraceEquity
A Gude Cause Maks A Strong Erm is a short animated film telling the story of the Orcadian Woman’s Suffrage Society
On 26th of February 1935 Scot, Robert Watson Watt, first demonstrated RADAR.
“The vanity of each generation”, writes the brilliant Andrew o’ Hagan in his essay ‘Scotland Your Scotland’, “is to believe that we are living in the greatest period of history.”
Robert II, King of Scots #OnThisDay
On 22nd of January 1371 Robert II was crowned King of Scots.
Images of Orcadian Folklore & History: Martin Laird Exhibition
On show in the windows of the Northlight Gallery Stromness is an exhibition of paintings by Orcadian artist Martin Laird.
The Nutcracker #OnThisDay
On December 18th 1892, ‘The Nutcracker’ ballet was first performed in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
‘Stromness Hometown’ : Listen In To The Past
Each episode of the podcast will be released day-by-day beginning this Friday 16th December. There will be 9 episodes in all, the final one to be released on 24th December.
On the Search for Items from the Wreck of the Edenmore
Has Stronsay Lost All Its Marbles?
Peace Ship #OnThisDay
On 4th of December 1915 The Peace Ship, Ocean liner Oscar II, set sail from the USA to Europe.