Hoy Heritage Centre is delighted to have been awarded Museums and Galleries Scotland funding to undertake a community project to produce a series of podcasts celebrating the culture and heritage of Hoy.
There are only a few copies left of the publication available to purchase which went with the recent exhibition “The Rousay Clearances: Exodus from the Egypt of the North. “
In the 1841 census, 214 people including 41 children lived in Quandale.
White Ribbon Orkney has recently been set up. It campaigns to involve more men in helping to address violence against women.
There’s just a few days left to catch the Northlight Gallery’s latest exhibition in Stromness.
The exhibition, starting on Saturday 28th of November, is part of the St Andrew’s Fair Saturday global cultural event which celebrates community and supports charitable organisations. The event in Stromness will be supporting Orkney Rape and Sexual Assault Service (ORSAS).
Rousay is one of Orkney’s smaller islands and is but a short ferry journey from the largest in the archipelago, Mainland.
In The Windows at the Northlight Gallery in Stromness until the 13th of November is work by Orcadian artist Martin Laird.
From the 31st October to 13th of November, the Northlight Gallery, Stromness will be exhibiting pictures of Njuggles by Martin Laird.
“It was a time when the two independent nations of England and Scotland shared one king. It was a time of Covenanters and Cavaliers. It was a time of civil war, betrayal and regicide.”