Orcadian historian, Bryce Wilson, gave a short address reminding the gathering of Rae’s great achievements as an Arctic explorer and of discovering the fate of the Franklin Expedition.
Orkney College UHI’s Graduation and Awards Ceremony will return this September – the first graduation event to be held since 2019 – alongside a special event to celebrate the classes of 2021 and 2022 who graduated during the pandemic.
Kirkwall Flower Arrangement Club never cease to amaze and they have done it again this year with a wonderful display in St Magnus Cathedral.
A short ceremony took place today, 30th July, to mark the placing of a stone for the St Magnus Way, outside the St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney
A paving stone with the bronze logo of The St Magnus Way pilgrimage route will be officially inaugurated at a ceremony in front of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall on Saturday 30th July at 12 midday.
‘Fiat Lux’ – ‘Let there be light’
Maximum temperature 9 °C.
St Magnus Cathedral Graffiti Project leaflet launched
“It holds the light, and its shape echoes the shape of the window above, made of coloured glass and therefore giving multi-coloured light.”
At each stage of their pilgrimage the story teller had recounted another part of the life of this quiet son of Earl Erlend who was to become Orkney’s saint.