“match funding is required to help create a development plan to ensure that the project for the restoration of the Hall of Clestrain is sustainable”
“Driving along the A964 in the parish of Orphir, you might notice, by the side of the road, an interesting stone structure. “
When I’m unwell, and can’t face even reading a book, I turn to a heap of old National Geographics which we have in a cupboard.
Exploring the role of Orcadians, Highlanders and French Canadians in the contest for the Ojibwe fur trade will be the subject of a talk on Thursday 30th of May , 7.30pm in Stromness Town Hall.
“ROLL UP, ROLL UP, ROLL UP!!!!! For the Bank Holiday Weekend Open Days at
The Hall of Clestrain, on the 4th, 5th and 6th of May – 11 am to 5 pm.”
Unspotted Snow will be on at The Gable End Theatre, Hoy – Wednesday 1st May, 8pm.
On Saturday 27th April there will be a Research Day in the Archive Room, Orkney Library and Archive in Kirkwall from 10 am – 4 pm
“In March 2019, the Arctic Return Expedition team will return to Naujaat and embark upon on a 650-kilometre trek across Boothia Peninsula that will follow the route taken by Rae and his indigenous companions.”
“The theme of this weekend, entitled – ‘The Progress So Far’ – ties in nicely with the fact that John Rae’s route is to be re-traced by an expedition setting off next month – April 2019”
“Andrew and I were discussing the good, nay great, news, that Dr John Rae has won the RICS Pride in the Profession Mappers Award”