Unspotted Snow will be on at The Gable End Theatre, Hoy – Wednesday 1st May, 8pm.
Clestrain at the Orkney Archive
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
Arctic Return Expedition 2019
“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.”
John Rae Society Open Weekend – THIS COMING WEEKEND!!!!!!
“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 Appleby’s The Two Johns
“Andrew and I were discussing the good, nay great, news, that Dr John Rae has won the RICS Pride in the Profession Mappers Award”
John Rae – A Man of Many Parts
The poll for voting for your favourite surveyor, closes on 1 February.
Long Strider Rae
Known to the Inuit people as Long Strider, Dr John Rae should be famed for his exploits not only as a hero of the Victorian Age but also today and yet this Orkney born Arctic explorer was vilified in his own time.
Dr John Rae:Gala Event and Birthday Celebrations
Sunday 30th of September will be Dr John Rae’s 205th Birthday
An Entrancing Start to the John Rae Society 2018 Festival
Ken McGoogan’s fascinating talk took us through his quest to research and write about Dr John Rae
All Set for the 2nd John Rae Festival
The 2018 Festival will be held from 4th to 6th May .