Imagine Online is a collection of 11 world-class storytelling performances available on-demand from Sunday 20th March, which is World Storytelling Day.
Using a range of Latin and Old Norse texts, this talk will follow the Caithness-Sutherland border from an imagined Pictish past, through the Viking Age and the Late Norse Period, into the Early-Modern era.
Ken Stewart gives a talk on John Rae’s boyhood in Orkney, his medical training and work as a doctor, his Arctic expeditions and how he solved the two great remaining mysteries of the Arctic.
Doors Open is an opportunity for the public to visit buildings that might not normally be open to them, to look behind the scenes or to just see another side of an organisation or group locally.
Orkney’s Aviation Festival 2021 takes place over two days – 9th- 10th September and covers the present, past and future.
Toil & Trouble: Witchcraft in Scotland will examine the dark history of witchcraft in the country, particularly from the 16th to 18th centuries.
The successful Orkney International Science Festival (OISF), now in its 31st year, will for the second year running have an online edition.
Students Create Exciting Works Using ‘the facilities, materials, and opportunities within their reach.’
The online show featuring exhibits from the fine art and fine art textile students opens on Friday 11 June at 6pm and is on public display until Friday 9 July 2021.
Robert Watson, a Minister on Hoy, records in his survey of 1850, that there were no medical practitioners in the island.
On Tuesday 18th May, join plant enthusiasts all around the world and take part in the first-ever virtual Fascination of Plants Day.