The location of this little ship was not known – until last month when the Shiptime Maritime Archaeology Project pinpointed the shipwreck on multibeam sonar, 300 metres from the main wreck site
The team enjoyed training the children in the basics of archaeology and they contributed immensely to the excavation.
On this day in 1774 the Rev. Henry Duncan, founder of the first ever savings bank, was born at Lochrutton.
Scotland is a nation of islands. Although today most of our population lives in an urban mainland setting, no one is ever far from the sea.
The excavations currently taking place in Palace Village Birsay are revealing substantial walls beneath modern day paths and gardens.
10am – 3pm Palace Village Birsay
Eighty nine crew were aboard HMS Pheasant when she was lost. Only one body was recovered
On this day in 1332 Edward, the son of John Balliol, was crowned at Scone.
On Saturday 23rd September 2017 from 11am to 3pm there will be an opportunity to drop by the Orkney Archives in Kirkwall
The dig begins on the 25th September and continues for two weeks until 6th October