For the 2021 Orkney Storytelling Festival, organisers have created not only live events, but also curated a collection of ghostly stories which will be put on to the Trust’s Youtube channel at an appropriately spooky time.
“She told me the tale of fifteen Harray men who, in a particularly bad winter in the 17th Century, walked to the sea to try to find something to eat. “
Once upon a time, there was a tree. She was young, slim and fresh and was growing up in a forest.
“Scottish archaeology is all about discovering Scotland’s stories and these are the chapters of people’s lives that we sometimes forget about, but that archaeology is uniquely placed to write. “
“Having just finished ‘Skara – The Fourth Wave’ by Andrew Appleby I thought I’d write of my response to reading this book”
“The pandemic has highlighted more than ever before, the skill and compassion demonstrated by our social service staff across Scotland.” Lorraine Gray
“The tales told so far, lead me to mention a general feeling among the ladies of the house. “
It will collect up to 30 stories in each partner country which celebrate language, dialect and culture, economic heritage, traditions, history, folklore, landscape and archaeology.
Another great tune and story to download, learn and play
“Strange what Lock Down makes us do.”