“Although I may have to leave the land, I am prepared to speak the truth, and will not be cowed by landlordism. I consider as Burns says – ‘a man’s a man for a’ that’” James Leonard
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.
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.
” I’ve been thinking about the archaeological dig at Swandro, on the island of Rousay.”
The MV Shapinsay will provide ferry services to and from Rousay, Egilsay and Wyre from Monday 25 November.
In this article from Swandro-Orkney Coastal Archaeology Trust we find out how those working on the site in Rousay keep busy.
On Saturday 17th of August the St Magnus Way Group invites anyone interested to join them for the latest of their free guided walks.