May 17th is Norwegian Constitution Day. Orkney’s links with Norway have remained strong to this day.
“Orkney has become World renowned for energy innovation and is constantly finding new ways to utilise renewable energy”
Scotland is a nation of islands. Although today most of our population lives in an urban mainland setting, no one is ever far from the sea.
A major research project is to get underway investigating trade links in early modern Europe.
Coastal flooding is possible in Orkney on Sunday and Monday as a result of a surge combined with large waves
There is a risk of significant coastal flooding on Monday and Tuesday due to higher than usual tides and large waves.
The highly successful event will run from 9 – 17 May 2020.
With the setting of the sun
As we approach the 80th Anniversary of the sinking of HMS Royal Oak, we visited The Orkney Museum’s exhibit of remembrance.
Almost 100 people turned out in support of the Demonstration For Democracy in Kirkwall Orkney yesterday.