“there is a very urgent need to interpret the courtyard at the rear of the Hall. Since it is a Palladian building, we all know its importance for Orkney. Palladian farm courtyards, by their nature are very rare indeed.
“We recently watched a television programme which we had recorded, called ‘The Secret Life of Ice’.”
Please come along to Orphir Community Centre on Saturday 14th March – 11:30am – 5:00pm
“you can all take part – give your views – and suggestions – on what you would like to see happening at the Hall, on-going.”
The Future of Clestrain’ – Saturday 14th March 2020 – 11:30am – 5:00pm – Orphir Community Centre
The John Rae Society and Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology (ORCA) put their heads together and held an archive training workshop on the 27th April 2019
“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.